Because it snowed the night before, and was still snowing, there were clouds obscuring the view of the Tetons. These pictures are out of order, so notice as you scroll down, the clouds get lower and lower.
We were able to see a lot by later afternoon.
you can see some of the peaks here
this was how it was earlier in the day, clouds all over the peaks
the visitor's center - a school group was having a field trip