The Many Moods of Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming Landscape

We were treated to an atmospheric extravaganza at Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park. All of these photos were taken within a few short hours, over which time the weather alternated between brooding and blazing sun, popping off lightning and rainbows with equal frequency.

The Teton Range is stunning all on its own. But for our arrival she dressed up in Mother Nature’s finest. We couldn’t feel more grateful.

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, Landscape

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, Landscape

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, Landscape

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, Landscape Rainbow

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, Landscape

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28 Comments on “The Many Moods of Grand Teton National Park”

  1. nutsfortreasure October 2, 2012 at 8:33 am #

    I think you made my heart smile today. My son calls this place home. Yes he skis these beautiful mountains and bikes them too but what he does best is PAINT THEM.
    Thanks for your beautiful timely post as I was missing him so much.


    • Brian October 2, 2012 at 5:20 pm #

      Loving hearing stuff like this. Thanks for sharing!


      • nutsfortreasure October 2, 2012 at 7:54 pm #

        I placed him for adoption in 77 and we found each other him there me here just over 3 years ago I am blessed to be sure


  2. nutsfortreasure October 2, 2012 at 8:36 am #

    OH and your photos do, do this range JUSTICE! They are BEAUTIFUL and I know if you are like me, the hardest part of this BLOGGING thing is to pick which ones to place into a POST, lol great job! YOU HAD ME AT GRAND TETON xo


    • Brian October 2, 2012 at 5:21 pm #

      Thanks. It helps when you have a great subject like the Tetons and then the weather just puts on a wonderful show.


      • nutsfortreasure October 2, 2012 at 7:53 pm #

        Yes how I know that after a weekend in the fog and rain it may not come across on my SD card but the colors this year I will never forget 🙂


  3. Mazigrace October 2, 2012 at 8:55 am #

    Absolutely amazing photos. Makes me want to return there soon.


  4. Animalcouriers October 2, 2012 at 9:31 am #



  5. Angelia Sims October 2, 2012 at 10:33 am #

    The image with the rainbow is incredible! Love.


  6. Brigitte Nioche October 2, 2012 at 10:50 am #

    I wish I could have been there – calm and peaceful – and your photos are beautiful


  7. Pat Bailey October 2, 2012 at 11:18 am #

    Great post, Brian. I had to look hard at the first photo because it looked like you had photographed an oil painting. Beautiful photography to grace my morning. Thanks.


    • Brian October 2, 2012 at 5:22 pm #

      Yeah, that shot really does look like a painting. I’m pretty happy with how it came out.


  8. fulltimeusa October 2, 2012 at 11:29 am #

    Beautiful snaps!!!


  9. Gunta October 2, 2012 at 2:03 pm #

    Holy sh*t! I love it when Mother Nature puts on a show like that to add to an already breathtaking splendor.


  10. Heather October 2, 2012 at 2:08 pm #

    Gorgeous! I’ve been wanting to go there!


    • Brian October 2, 2012 at 5:25 pm #

      It’s worth the effort. You can hit the Tetons, Yellowstone and Glacier all very easily in one trip.


  11. sanstorm October 2, 2012 at 2:14 pm #

    I love these mountains. When I saw them in person I just felt it was such a privilege to see them.
    Great photos too.


  12. Liz October 2, 2012 at 2:24 pm #

    Back in our pop up tent camping days, we were fortunate enough to snag the most incredible campsite ever at Lizard Creek campground in the Tetons. There was nothing between us and the water with the mountains behind. It was the most amazing view and always changing as your photos show. Needless to say, your beautiful photos brought back wonderful memories from 30 years ago.


    • Brian October 2, 2012 at 5:26 pm #

      Don’t you love those prime camping spots? Nothing quite like waking up, and going to sleep, in a place like that.


  13. BagspackedI'moff October 2, 2012 at 2:25 pm #

    Fabulous! The photos and the place!


  14. Jack Viere October 2, 2012 at 2:47 pm #

    It’s pretty awesome you were able to shoot different lights all within one day.


    • Brian October 2, 2012 at 5:28 pm #

      We got very lucky, I think.


  15. Nikhil Kardale October 3, 2012 at 10:09 am #

    Well shot, and excellently portrayed!


  16. Still Times October 3, 2012 at 6:05 pm #

    These photo’s are breathtaking! Thank you for sharing.


  17. swabby429 October 4, 2012 at 1:20 pm #

    It’s good to see a feature on the Tetons. With two of the world’s most beautiful national parks adjacent to one another, Yellowstone usually gets the attention. The Tetons should have equal billing.


  18. thatbackpacker October 6, 2012 at 3:19 am #

    I like the second shot with the dark clouds. Very moody. 🙂


  19. flowerpoet October 7, 2012 at 5:11 pm #

    Many thanks for sharing your travels with us!


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