All posts tagged "backcountry"

  • 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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