Teton Interagency Firefighters have responded to another new fire over the weekend – this one about a mile east of Kozy Campground in Hoback Canyon on the Bridger Teton National Forest. The fire is the result of … Continue Reading
Grand Teton National Park Rangers located and recovered the body of a 31-year-old seasonal member of the Bridger-Teton National Forest trail crew. Eric Tietze of Salt Lake city had been climbing the Cathedral Traverse on Thursday, when he separated from his three companions and was not … Continue Reading
Twenty-four members of the Diplomatic Corps stationed in Washington D.C. to represent countries on five continents are arriving in Jackson Hole today to participate in a tour entitled “Experience America 2012.” Assistant Chief of Protocol for Diplomatic Partnerships Ali Rubin explains these tours were … Continue Reading
An Olympia, Washington man was rescued yesterday by Grand Teton National Park rangers after he became stranded on the Middle Teton late Monday. Park Spokesperson Jenny Anzelmo says 27-year-old Eric Rohner had intended a solo summit of the Middle Teton but got off route and became ‘cliffed out.’ Anzelmo says Rohner ended up in a location … Continue Reading
Grand Teton National Park and the Grand Teton Music Festival have once again joined together to host a fifth year of special programs promoting the connection between nature and music. The Grand Teton Music Festival’s WindSynch woodwind Quintet will perform hour-long programs of music inspired by nature; a park ranger will host each performance. The free concert series was created through a special partnership, and runs from July 3rd through July 27th.
The unpaved section of the Moose-Wilson Road in Grand Teton National Park will be closed for about 28 hours tomorrow through Thursday to allow for dust abatement work. Park officials say the closure will be put in place beginning at 4:00 am on Wednesday and reopen by … Continue Reading
Grand Teton National Park rangers assisted by a Teton Interagency helicopter rescued a New York man from the Grand Teton Thursday evening after he was injured by falling rocks. Park Spokesperson Jenny Anzelmo says 28-year-old David Perlman of Brooklyn, New York was ascending the mountain between the Headwall and Lower Saddle when … Continue Reading
While comparison figures for visitation to Grand Teton National Park are still not reliable due to changes in the counting system at the park’s entrances, statistics just released indicate visits to the park were up about 2½ % last month. The report for June indicates nearly 568-thousand visitors entered the park during the month for both recreational and non-recreational activities. As yet, Yellowstone’s visitation statistics for last month have not been posted.
The Wyoming Office of Tourism recently launched a mobile version of its website, wyomingtourism.org. Travel Commission Director Diane Shober explains that this makes information from the website accessible now from any web-enabled phone or smartphone as visitors to the state are … Continue Reading