All posts tagged "climbing"

  • Rangers Requesting Info on Climber’s Death

    Jenny Lake Rangers are asking anyone who was climbing in the Teewinot or Mount Owen area on or after Monday August 21 to notify authorities as they try to piece together what happened to the climber found dead...

    • Posted August 26, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Chasing The Dare

    The evolving playbook of women risk-takers. JACKSON HOLE, WY – At 19, Elsa Smith competed in the Big Mountain Collegiate Freeskiing Open at Grand Targhee last winter.  Not only did she win the competition, but she also...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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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: 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: Winter Angst

    A quick list of adventures for when the itch for warmer days hits. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It’s a frigid February morning as I chase the beam of my headlamp in the glittering twilight. A faint light...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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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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    Fly guy is all business By day, Will Hobbs can likely be found wetting a fly along the banks of a river. Or he’s showing off the finer points of a perfect “backswing” to a member golfer...

    • Posted September 29, 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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  • GET OUT: Picnic pleasures

    Multi-sport jaunts to fulfill all needs and desires The end of summer is here. Both locals and out-of-towners have worked all season to get into top-notch shape, and are now completing top-notch excursions. The idea of a...

    • Posted September 1, 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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