The Grand Teton’s neighbor, the 12,804-foot Middle Teton, is a lot less likely to kill you, requires no ropes, and offers the same crazy views.
Take five days to traverse the 40-mile Greenstone Ridge Trail, which spans Isle Royale’s entire windswept spine, keep quiet, and if you’re lucky you’ll catch a glimpse of the pack.
Here’s a primer on the best existing bike-friendly trails in the national park system.
The wildest places to sample the country’s best brews
The Brews with Views Raft Trip in Rogue River, Oregon, is the best beer fest for river rats.
The Hops in the Hills Beer Festival in Okemo, Vermont, is the best beer fest for hikers.
The Biketobeerfest in Portland, Oregon, is the best beer festival for bike commuters.
Where the Wild Beers Are in Brooklyn, New York, is the best beer fest for sharing.
The Tour de Fat in Fort Collins, Colorado, is the best beer fest for cyclists.
The Brewgrass Festival in Asheville, North Carolina, is the best beer fest for live music junkies.
The Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado, is the best beer fest for beer connoisseurs.
The Tall Sails and Ales Tour in British Columbia's Gulf Islands is the best beer fest for the sailing set.
The Black Star Barter in Whitefish, Montana, is the best beer fest for anyone who loves a good time.
Oktoberfest Zinzanniti in Cincinnati, Ohio, is the best beer fest for competitors.
Your biggest worry here is how to fit in all the rugged wilderness.