All posts tagged "backcountry"

  • Avalanche of Info: Learn about avalanche safety and the dangers of outdoor Instagramming this weekend

    There are three tenets to Teton County Search and Rescue Foundation’s Backcountry Zero initiative to reduce injuries and deaths in the area’s wild places, said Amy Golightly, associate director of the Teton County Search and Rescue Foundation....

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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  • Grand Rescue is Reminder to Recreationists

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – An injured climber was rescued off the Grand Teton Friday after he fell 20 feet near the mountain’s 13,770-foot summit. Evan Pack, 33, of Lehi, Utah, lost his footing while down-climbing the highest peak...

    • Posted August 19, 2017
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  • Missing Snowboarder Found Dead

    Jackson Hole, WY — The body of missing snowboarder Lee Kidd, 34, was discovered at 11:50 a.m. today in the Jedediah Smith Wilderness near Grand Targhee Resort, according to a press release issued by the Teton County Sheriff....

    • Posted December 29, 2016
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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