All posts tagged "hiking"

  • GET OUT: Icefloe Isolation

    The highest and least talked about lake in the Tetons is a delightful wasteland. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Looking at what the internet has to say about Icefloe Lake, apparently no one has actually made it there...

    • Posted October 11, 2016
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  • GET OUT: Hiking Highs

    Trading thoughts of winter for gold and crimson trail. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Some people have acquiesced to it, but I’m not giving in just yet. Random conversations with acquaintances who ask about new ski gear I...

    • Posted September 20, 2016
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  • GET OUT: Sweet Suffering

    The perils of exploring Greater Yellowstone reveal themselves. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Adventurous souls are used to going anywhere they please. But there are several ways the mountains aim to keep people away. Which is nice. I...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • WELL, THAT HAPPENED: Canyon Kids

    Embracing the geology and humanity found on a favorite Jackson Hole hike. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I’ve never known a bigger dork than Jackson Hole High School science teacher Andrea Overly. Although we haven’t been friends for...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • GET OUT: Parental Payback

    A familial mountain outing of glory, defeat and swollen elbows. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When I was a small child, the mere idea of hiking with my parents was a form of torture. A fourt-foot pipsqueak, I...

    • Posted August 9, 2016
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  • 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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  • 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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  • WELL, THAT HAPPENED: King of the Hill

    A born and raised Jacksonite enjoys a long-awaited rite of passage. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Having recently returned to Jackson, I am intent on partaking in as many new adventures as possible to revive my love for...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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