All posts tagged "grand teton national park"

  • 150902GuestOpinion
    GUEST OPINION: Judicious alpinism

    Weighing the risks of an exceedingly precarious sport Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Three weeks ago, I was climbing on the Exum Ridge and witnessed 10 people being rescued off the Petzoldt arete. Two weeks ago, my climbing...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • Tyler Strandberg (left), and Catherin Nix (middle), suffered a fatal fall on Teewinot  Mountain Saturday. Their surviving climbing partner Rebecca Anderson (right), called 911 from a rock ledge. (Photo: Facebook)
    THE BUZZ: Teewinot claims two

    Trio of climbers were off-route when tragedy struck Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Three-and-half seconds. That’s how long Tyler Strandberg and Catherine Nix had to contemplate the rest of their lives. Rebecca Anderson saw her climbing friends fall....

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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  • Caption: At one time in her youth, the author had to be cajoled to reach vistas like this. (Photo: Elizabeth Koutrelakos)
    GET OUT: Ode to Delta

    Fostering appreciation for a Teton gem via forced participation Jackson Hole, Wyoming – I was 10 years old the first time I laid eyes on Delta Lake. Cal Ripken had just broken the record for most consecutive games...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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  • Great views of Phelps Lake are easily accessible from a mile walk through Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve. PHOTO: ELIZABETH KOUTRELAKOS
    GET OUT: LSR offers indoor and outdoor adventures

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The rain has made itself at home here in the valley. Walking through town, I spot many locals huddled in their coats running from coffee shops to work in hopes of respite from...

    • Posted May 26, 2015
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  • Views of Mount Moran offer something to look at on the way down. PHOTO: ELIZABETH KOUTRELAKOS
    GET OUT: Signal Mountain has history, views, nachos

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The day began with plans for a hike but early morning rain showers lowered my expectations for the day.  After much debate on the locations, a friend suggested we venture up north. Why...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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  • propdiss

    Party til the cows come home The decision by county commissioners to grant the Snake River Ranch the right to host up to 23 special events per year on their property was a tough call. Is it...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • GetOut3
    GET OUT: Open trails

    May means more ways to explore before June traffic arrives Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The coming month marks the true beginning of the change of seasons. May Day. Some folks think of dancing around poles with ribbons...

    • Posted April 28, 2015
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  • Wyoming’s largest wolfpack. (Photo by Franzfoto)

    Grand fire The major fire that damaged several businesses in the Grand Teton Plaza made headlines throughout the state. We found coverage at KIDK and County10, which sent Chelsea Brentzel to the scene Sunday morning after a...

    • Posted April 23, 2015
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  • Cloud formation above Grand Teton. (Photo credit: Jackie Skaggs, GTNP)

    Eyes on the skies  All eyes were on the skies last weekend in Jackson Hole. Grand Teton National Park’s spokesperson Jackie Skaggs snapped a few photos of a unique cloud formation over the Grand on Thursday. She...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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  • The Death Canyon Cabin nestled in the snow. (Photo: Elizabeth Koutrelakos)
    GET OUT: Winter cabin inspection for Burt

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Sometimes I feel a striking need to go up Death Canyon. It’s not really for the skiing or the exercise or about the beautiful views or the fresh air. The reason I go...

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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