All posts tagged "outdoors"

  • How the untold trauma of Teton rescues extends beyond the injured

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – In January 2017, Connor Nolan was caught in an avalanche while traversing from Gothic Couloir on Cody Peak back to Teton Village. Nolan, 23, had accomplished a goal that tops many Jackson athletes’...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • Peregrine Falcon Tags: Why don’t we hunt bald eagles for the sport of it?

    In case you’re wondering where the thinking of some Westerners is — note, I am using the adjective some here — you need look no further than social media. This week, a few citizens from the great...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: A Man’s World

    How a male-dominated workforce takes a toll on women in the valley. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Women in Jackson Hole can prove themselves on the river or in mountains in ways that are unambiguous—either you flip the...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Gadget Break-Up

    Do we have the will to disconnect? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Those ingenious marvels of technology we carry in our hands—the deceivingly addictive screens of Huxleyan soma that literally, according to scientists, are rewiring our brains and...

    • Posted April 11, 2017
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  • CULTURE KLASH: Shifting Sands

    SHIFT Festival brings together conservation and outdoor luminaries to address environmental issues du jour. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For the third annual SHIFT Festival, organizers decided to take on a precious topic, particularly in the American West....

    • Posted October 11, 2016
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  • 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: Teton Relativity

    Slowing down time with a 19-mile walk in the park. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Einstein’s general theory of relativity states that the speed at which time passes is relative to the speed an object is moving. Of...

    • Posted October 4, 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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  • GET OUT: Wind River Roving

    Why some prefer a slower pace in the mountains. JACKSON HOLE, WY – An ongoing debate has been occurring since the dawn of movement in the mountains. The early European settlers began their mountain treks out West with...

    • Posted August 23, 2016
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