Andy’s | Mountain Bike the Tetons

Paying homage to Andy Williams, Grand Targhee's trail architect, Andy's trail offers a a rugged connecting trail to Peaked Mountain/Mill Creek. Traversing through alpine forest and open meadows this hand dug trail offers short sections of rocky technical challenge, intermixed with flowy goodness.

Access

This trail can be accessed via the top from the Mill Creek trailhead on Teton Canyon Road [Directions to trailhead from Driggs, ID] or from the bottom by parking at Grand Targhee Resort [Directions from Driggs, ID].

Options

This trail can be ridden as an out and back from the base area of the resort; as a longer out and back by adding Buffalo Soldier; as part of a shuttled ride adding Colter’s Escape and Mill Creek by leaving a car at the Mill Creek Trailhead in Teton Canyon and parking at the base area of the resort; as a loop by pedaling up Ski Hill Road and adding Colter’s Escape and Mill Creek.

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Paying homage to Andy Williams, Grand Targhee's trail architect, Andy's trail offers a a…

Trail Status: Closed

Trail Condition: Snow Covered

Distance: 3.38 km (2.1 mi)

Difficulty: More Difficult

Min Elevation: 2510 m (8236 ft)

Max Elevation: 2573 m (8441 ft)

Total Elevation +/-: 138 m (454 ft) / - 124 m (406 ft)

Min Grade: -38.3

Max Grade: 26.8 %

Recorded: 6/29/2012 1:43 PM

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