All posts tagged "outdoors"

  • 151125GetOut
    GET OUT: Silencing the Storm

    How meditation can make you a better mountain athlete. Jackson, WY – Good athletes take care of their physical body, but great athletes sharpen their minds as well. For many, the off-season provides an opportunity to rest...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • 150916GetOut
    GET OUT: Emma’s Lair

    Enjoying the eerie outdoor quiet of fall. Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Fall beckons to the casual hiker with the promise of aspens shimmering in the breeze and wildlife sightings. Just out of town is a large lake...

    • Posted September 15, 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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  • A lone raspberry beckons Teton travelers. (Credit: Elizabeth Koutrelakos)
    GET OUT: Beyond hucks

    Fostering a new love for some of this season’s more abundant berries Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Amyriad of things exist that bring us to the valley. Some come for powder, some for the mountains, and others for...

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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  • A bird’s eye view of the Crystal Creek landslide. (Photo: Matt Lancaster/USFS)
    GET OUT: Mud, snakes and slides

    Embracing unexpected adventure in the Gros Ventre Jackson Hole, Wyoming – My strong desire to see something new recently collided along with rumors of a legendary disaster in the Gros Ventre led me to the Crystal Creek...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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  • The author gallivants along the trail by Titcomb Basin .(Photo: Elizabeth Koutrelakos)
    GET OUT: Wind River survival

    Tips for entering a massive range Jackson Hole, Wyoming – This time of year, many a mountain wanderer may be called to the Wind River Mountains. Not to be confused with the brewing company, the Wind River...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Photo cutline: Kelly Warm Springs (above) heat up; the Gros Ventre’s iconic red hills (below).
    GET OUT: Red hills and rain

    Enjoying easy, stormy access to the Gros Ventre Jackson Hole, Wyoming – It’s been a while since I’ve been up the Gros Ventre Road. I thought this would be a suitable time to explore given the seemingly...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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  • Hidden Falls lies just past the boat dock. PHOTO: ELIZABETH KOUTRELAKOS
    GET OUT: Hidden Falls – a quiet sanctuary in the off season

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Now that the sporadic rain and clouds have hit, it’s time to find something to do that entails little commitment — an activity you can do on a whim whenever motivation begins to...

    • Posted May 13, 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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  • An unlikely March outing complete with scenic waterfalls and delicious snacks. (Photo credit: Elizabeth Koutrelakos)
    GET OUT: Grateful to be in Granite

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – There are many places in this valley that offer a variety of day ventures. The most recent place where I have found both prolific exercise and relaxation lies south of the town of...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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