All posts by Elizabeth Koutrelakos

  • GET OUT: Ode to Odie

    How one adaptive athlete serves as inspiration for knocking down life’s obstacles. JACKSON HOLE, WY – You might have spotted this guy whizzing by during the winter, slashing powder turns on the slopes. Last week 22-year-old Odie...

    • Posted May 17, 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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  • GET OUT: Utah State of Mind

    Smiles abound in St. George—a haven for friendly folk. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I had the opportunity for a brief road trip last week but the weather looked heinous. Given that it looked rotten in all other directions...

    • Posted April 26, 2016
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  • GET OUT: Easy-Peasy Spring

    Warm weather outings still hold an element of challenge and danger. JACKSON HOLE, WYO – This time of year, everything is made out to be so mellow. The roads are clear, the sun high, and the potential for...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • GET OUT: Closing Day

    Expect costumed revelry as ski bums lose a bit of purpose (and dignity?) this weekend. JACKSON HOLE, WY – This time of year even the hardiest of ski bums experience twinges of sentimentality. When the days of...

    • Posted March 29, 2016
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  • GET OUT: Best Family Visit Ever

    Acclimated older sis turns her family’s visit into boot camp. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The long days have brought me the best powder, the best amount of sun, and the best people visiting. People, planning and powder...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • GET OUT: Midwinter Crisis

    Caves and crowds lead back home. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Warm sunny weather has granted us our first scent of spring. During a brief, yet wonderful set of sunrises I was able to smell that sweet scent...

    • Posted March 8, 2016
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  • GET OUT: Passion and Pain

    Celebrating a mother’s militant love for cross-country skiing. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The essence of cross-country skiing can be, well, variable this time of year especially during spring melt. I carry the utmost respect for those lowland...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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  • GET OUT: Adventures on the Mend

    What do you do when you’re laid up during ski season? JACKSON HOLE, WYO – You either know of them or you’re one of them. When spotted from afar, one may cast a “that sucks” glance at the...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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  • GET OUT: The Dirty Truth

    Have dog owners cleaned up their acts near the valley’s cherished recreation areas? Jackson, WY – Some like to get out by finding new places of existence; others search to gain a new perspective. This week, I...

    • Posted January 26, 2016
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