All posts by Ryan Burke

  • GUEST OPINION: Death by 10,000 likes

    How social media skews our perception of danger. Jackson, WY – Facebook will never be charged with murder. Instagram can’t take the blame for a traumatic brain injury. It’s not YouTube’s fault that you decided to ski...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • GET OUT: Highs and Lows

    The ebb and flow of personal growth in the mountains. Jackson, WY – As our eyes adjusted to the darkness, we parked the sailboat on the rocky shores of Jackson Lake and started the ascent to the...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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  • GET OUT: Blurry Boundaries

    When a high-alpine run in the rain stirs gratitude for people and place Jackson, WY – When you live in Jackson you have to redefine your definition of “normal” on a pretty regular basis. Before moving here...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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  • FEATURE: Risk vs. Reward

    [This online version has been amended to reflect that rescues in Grand Teton National Park are at the hands of the Jenny Lake Rangers, not Teton County Search and Rescue, which handles incidents outside of the park’s...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • 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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