All posts tagged "outdoors"

  • GET OUT: Delicious Adventuring

    Cream Puff Peak is for the every day mountain man and woman. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For some, the words “cream puff” conjure sweet thoughts of guilty indulgence. If you like to play in the mountains, however,...

    • Posted August 2, 2016
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  • FEATURE: That Was Good… For A Girl

    How micro-inequities in a mountain town affect both sexes. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As they finish their climb, Jeff places the belay device on his harness and Nate begins to coil the rope. “Man you crushed that...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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