All posts tagged "backcountry"
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
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
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
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