All posts tagged "teton county search and rescue"

  • 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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  • 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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  • Missing Snowboarder Found Dead

    Jackson Hole, WY — The body of missing snowboarder Lee Kidd, 34, was discovered at 11:50 a.m. today in the Jedediah Smith Wilderness near Grand Targhee Resort, according to a press release issued by the Teton County Sheriff....

    • Posted December 29, 2016
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  • Pass Reopens, No Fatalities Reported

    Jackson Hole, WY — After a long night for commuting motorists, WYDOT and Search and Rescue officials, Teton Pass reopened at 9:15 this morning with no reported fatalites. The pass had been closed since around 5 p.m. Thursday after...

    • Posted December 16, 2016
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  • FEATURE: She’s Heli-Good

    Daring ace brings nerves of steel to air rescue missions. JACKSON HOLE, WY – “Do rescue helicopters have a hover button?” asked Billy G., an online blogger in response to a scene in the action movie “San...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Backcountry Zero

    How Teton County Search and Rescue saved my life. Jackson, WY – It’s the phone call every parent dreads. “Mr. Benjamin, this is Rachel, Craig’s roommate. I don’t want to alarm you, but Craig and a friend...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • FEATURE: High altitude sickness

    When flying becomes crashing in Wyoming. Jackson, WY – Plane crashes are often shrouded in mystery, especially when there are no survivors to tell the story. In days of yore – going back to the infancy of...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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  • THE BUZZ: Farewell Bernhard

    A family friend marvels over impressive search effort that resulted in the discovery of the missing hunter’s remains. Jackson, Wyoming – The body of Bernhard Rietmann was found Tuesday just before noon. The 85-year-old hunter who hitchhiked...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • Search Continues for Reitmann

    Jackson, WY – Today marks the third day of a search in Granite Creek for Wilson resident Bernhard Reitmann, who failed to return home after a day of hunting Wednesday. A sizable group of search and rescue...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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