All posts tagged "avalanche"

  • Two Slides to a Story

    In less than two years, two avalanches on Teton Pass have impacted motorists and one driver is still grappling with the effects JACKSON HOLE, WY – A snowboarder-triggered avalanche April 13 on Teton Pass that partially buried a vehicle...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • JUST IN: Semi Closes Teton Pass

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – A semi truck lodged on Teton Pass at mile post 10 has closed the highway for the afternoon. The truck has chains on the tires, “but he’s stuck pretty good,” said Stephanie Harsha, public relations...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Proceed with Caution

    Avalanche forecaster: ‘Bucket list’ lines should not be a priority right now. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A skier-triggered avalanche in the wake of last week’s massive multi-day snowstorm that deposited almost five feet of snow in the...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Passing the Blame

    The recent avalanche on Teton Pass has ignited community debate about the safety of motorists and recreationists. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In the wake of the December 15 avalanche on Teton Pass, a discussion has ensued about...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Teton Pass Avalanche Investigation Concludes

    Questions linger after law enforcement officials announced today they lack evidence, probable cause to pin a backcountry user in the mammoth avalanche on Teton Pass. Jackson Hole, WY — Teton County Sheriff officials do not have enough...

    • Posted December 20, 2016
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  • Slide at JHMR kills 2…UPDATED…

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Tragedy struck at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort today when a pair of skiers were buried by an avalanche in an out-of-bounds area south of the resort. Ski Patrol was notified by cell phone that...

    • Posted January 24, 2016
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  • Local Backcountry Skier Caught in Granite Avalanche

    Local photographer and TGR supervising producer Greg Epstein, 43, was caught in an avalanche and seriously injured Sunday afternoon in Granite Canyon, just outside of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. According to a press release issued today by...

    • Posted March 10, 2014
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  • Avalanche claims one

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A 29-year-old man was killed on Pucker Face this afternoon after a slide buried him at about 1:00 p.m. Mike Kazanjy was pronounced dead at the scene at about 1:30 p.m. Friends, witnesses...

    • Posted December 26, 2013
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  • Jackson Peak avalanche injures local

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A late-day, skier-triggered avalanche on Jackson Peak Sunday severely injured one local man, according to Undersheriff Bob Gilliam. Scott Dixon, 32, from Teton Valley, Idaho was airlifted to St. John’s Medical Center with...

    • Posted November 11, 2013
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  • Local killed in avalanche

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Officials at Grand Teton National Park have identified the a Jackson man killed in an avalanche as Jarad Spackman, age 40. Spackman was skiing with an unidentified companion near Apocalypse Couloir around 10:30...

    • Posted March 1, 2013
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