All posts tagged "avalanche"

  • out of bounds sign
    Slide at JHMR kills 2…UPDATED…

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Tragedy struck at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort today when a pair of skiers were buried by an avalanche in an out-of-bounds area south of the resort. Ski Patrol was notified by cell phone that...

    • Posted January 24, 2016
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  • Mike Kazanjy
    Avalanche claims one

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A 29-year-old man was killed on Pucker Face this afternoon after a slide buried him at about 1:00 p.m. Mike Kazanjy was pronounced dead at the scene at about 1:30 p.m. Friends, witnesses...

    • Posted December 26, 2013
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    Jackson Peak avalanche injures local

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A late-day, skier-triggered avalanche on Jackson Peak Sunday severely injured one local man, according to Undersheriff Bob Gilliam. Scott Dixon, 32, from Teton Valley, Idaho was airlifted to St. John’s Medical Center with...

    • Posted November 11, 2013
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  • Jarad Spackman
    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...

    • Posted March 1, 2013
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  • Nick Gillespie
    eBuzz: Second avvy victim identified

      JACKSON HOLE, WYO – JH Weekly has learned the identity of the victim of an avalanche that occurred in Grand Teton National Park on Sunday afternoon. Nick Gillespie, 30, was with three other skiers when a...

    • Posted January 28, 2013
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  • avalanche
    Backcountry treacherous, 12 more slides today

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – New snow on top of old crust is proving to be a deadly combination. The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center is warning backcountry users to exercise extreme caution in route-finding lines today. Another...

    • Posted January 28, 2013
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  • Steve Romeo from Facebook.
    Deaths confirmed in Park avalanche

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – JH Weekly has confirmed the deaths of both Steve Romeo and Chris Onufer, according to a source with Grand Teton National Park. The backcountry skiers were reported overdue from a skiing trip on...

    • Posted March 9, 2012
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