The Ortenburger Lake Expedition, Grand Teton National Park

Bob

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stsying on the crest at Mica and the Wigwams depends on your steepness tolerance......
 

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Bob, I didn't find it that bad. In 2018 we climbed up from Mica and stayed up (just below the crest) the entire time. Camped at one of the lakes near the wigwams (the lake closest to Table. I think there were 4 "lakes" in the area) The next day was easy. Over to Table Mountain, then down into the south fork and back up to Avalanche Divide. Camped at Snowdrift Lake. Then out to our car waiting for us at Taggart TH.
 
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Where are you planning to start and finish? The short answer is, Yes. You can summit Table or stay south of it and hit the trail in the basin. But you SHOULD grab the highly trafficked summit of Table while you're there. There is very little exposure above Mica, but it can be easily avoided.
Don't know yet. Always just looking to find ways to connect things. Watched Joey's video coming down from the Wigwams toward Alpha/Omega and it looked a bit technical. Have you actually done that route?

Did anyone from your group create a track for your Moose Basin to Ortenburger trip?
 
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