All posts tagged "backcountry"

  • Caption: Headlines surrounding Craig Benjamin’s near fatal night in the backcountry, circa 2002. Thanks to Teton County Search and Rescue, Benjamin is alive today. (Photo: craig benjamin)
    GUEST OPINION: Backcountry Zero

    How Teton County Search and Rescue saved my life. Jackson, WY – It’s the phone call every parent dreads. “Mr. Benjamin, this is Rachel, Craig’s roommate. I don’t want to alarm you, but Craig and a friend...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • 122414getout.lead
    GET OUT: An antisocial solstice journey

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – I don’t know why I left. I could hear the ravens cackling outside as I inhaled bacon grease and ripe socks. Maybe it was the morning sun, peering through the white canvas walls....

    • Posted December 23, 2014
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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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