- Pop-up panache
- DEAR ROCKY LOVE: Help us stoke the fires
- Sense, science of place
- Animal Adoption Center on the move
- PROPS and DISSES
- MUSIC BOX: Delta Reverend takes you South
- PULSE ON POLITICS: Battle for House District 23
- Wild West Skate Series shreds Jackson
- Meet the first woman to ‘Picnic’ in one push
Local killed in avalanche
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Officials at Grand Teton National Park have identified the a Jackson man killed in an avalanche as Jarad Spackman, age 40.
Spackman was skiing with an unidentified companion near Apocalypse Couloir around 10:30 a.m. on Friday when they were caught in the avalanche near the fork of the couloir. Spackman was swept by the slide nearly 1,000 feet and partially buried, face down.
The companion immediately began a search, recovered Spackman and administered CPR. He eventually used his cell phone to call GTNP rangers.
Park rangers, with the help of TC Search and Rescue, organized a rescue team. A helicopter was flown to the backcountry location around 1:15 p.m. where they met the skiing companion who was able to move Spackman with him. Spackman’s body was flown out and his partner skied out with the rescuers arriving at Park headquarters in the late afternoon.
Avalanche danger was reported to be moderate with the advisory, “Pockets of wind slab up to 20 inches in depth.”
This is the second avalanche fatality in Grand Teton National park this year. On January 27 a skier died on Survey Peak in the Teton Range.
JH Weekly will be following this story, stay tuned.
PULSE ON POLITICS: Town candidates sound off
PJH: Does the town need to do more to provide...
MUSIC BOX: Get Reckless in the Commons
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Despite the Braun brothers being born...
A fleeting taste of Lebanon comes to Jackson Hole. Jackson...
- Posted July 30, 2014
DEAR ROCKY LOVE: Help us stoke the fires
Dear Rocky Love, I’m looking for advice for how to...
Sense, science of place
New work by Andy Kincaid hangs at The Rose. Jackson...
FEED ME: Take your date to Jenny Lake Lodge
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – It’s no secret my favorite breakfast...
CLASSICAL NOTES: A game of ‘Haydn Seek’
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Each summer Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music...
NOT FOR RENT: Housing tight, working class squeezed out
JACKSON HOLE, WYO - I usually don’t like to write...
- August 20, 2013
FAIR TRADE: Coffee locals brace for battle from Seattle
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – When Stefan Grainda set up...
- September 10, 2013