All posts tagged "outdoors"
GET OUT: Poor Man’s Spa Retreat
Two days on the river to rejuvenate weary minds and bodies without draining wallets. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If the traffic on town square has your anger button constantly illuminated or if your courtesy smile for tourists...
- Posted July 20, 2016
GET OUT: Of Blood and Bugs
Summer skeeters hasten hikes and make for slaphappy camping. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Summer is finally here as people begin to embark on missions that seem so glorious and carefree. Old friendships are rekindled, inspiring the possibility...
- Posted July 12, 2016
GET OUT: Mountain Medicine
A young urban dweller confronts her fears at high altitude. A few weeks ago The Planet hosted a high school student from Washington, D.C., considering a career in journalism. Liliana Campos has been visiting Jackson each summer...
- Posted July 5, 2016
GET OUT: Sweet Seclusion
Instead of Lake Solitude, enjoy actual solitude in West Shoal Creek. JACKSON HOLE, WY – This summer record numbers of people are predicted to visit our national parks. But if solitude is what you crave, there are...
- Posted June 28, 2016
GET OUT: Icy Heat
Sun, snow, and (seldom) solitude in the park. JACKSON HOLE, WY – During this brief time in the solar year, the sun actually feels warm here in Jackson. One of my favorite ways to enjoy the heat...
- Posted June 21, 2016
GET OUT: Spring Training
Two Ocean notion turns out to be a fulfilling early season jaunt. JACKSON HOLE, WY – This spring has come through with the wonderful surprise of bountiful and much appreciated sun. Finally, after weeks of lukewarm weather,...
- Posted June 7, 2016
GET OUT: A Happy Hellroarin’ Time
Trading the valley’s rainclouds for some Ystone backpacking. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In Wyoming’s extended mud season, finding viable outdoor activities can be a challenge. The snow is sometimes too mushy for good skiing. Bike trails are...
- Posted May 31, 2016
GET OUT: Post Holiness
Trudging through mud and ice to enjoy the ‘splendors’ of spring. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Spring is waging a battle over the last bits of winter, clearing snow from the valley floor and tricking us into thinking...
- Posted May 10, 2016
GET OUT: Popular Pathways
Now is the time to enjoy familiar stretches of trail and appreciate friendly faces. JACKSON HOLE, WY – We Jacksonites, are completely spoiled by the trail networks that are 15 steps from our front doors, not to...
- Posted May 3, 2016
GET OUT: On the Mend Mentality
How to stay calm while rehabbing in a mountain athlete’s mecca. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The dreaded ACL tear is the bane of athletes everywhere. Becoming a fixture of the sidelines, surrendering the ability to sit cross-legged...
- Posted April 5, 2016