Home » Grand Teton National Park »Jackson Hole »State of Wyoming » Currently Reading:

Climber Makes Full Recovery After Fall

Middle Teton

A little over a year ago, a climber form Texas slipped and fell 12-hundred feet while decending Ellingwood Couloir on the south side of the Middle Teton in Grand Teton National Park.  Now the 21-year-old has not only recovered, but doing some rather challenging physical activity again.  Ryan Haymaker of Houston had fractured his femur, a patella, his pelvis and three vertebrae, collapsed both lungs and sustained major head trauma – and was in a coma for 18 days.  After his fall, he was flown directly by Air Idaho Life Flight to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho where he was listed in guarded condition. This autumn, however, Haymaker is back at school; he’s biking and is hoping to snowboard this winter.  He also says he intends to return to Jackson Hole one day.

Comment on this Article:

LOST CREEK RANCH AND SPA WEBCAM

Quake List

Archive

Weather Alerts

Wyoming News

  • Mild With Increasing Winds Today, Colder And More Unsettled This Weekend - November 21, 2014
    High pressure will slowly slide east today, which will cause winds to increase and become strong by this afternoon and evening.  Expect wind gusts between 35 and 50 mph throughout central and southeastern Wyoming.  Otherwise, we will see sunny to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and near or slightly above normal temperatures.  Daytime […]
  • Shouldn’t my dogs be KEEPING their hair now? - November 21, 2014
    I don’t understand why it’s happening now, when the temperatures are dropping well below zero, but my golden retriever’s blowing her coat. In a big way. And it’s not just her. Our collie’s doing the same thing, and to a much bigger degree. At least the golden has some abilities that allow me to overlook […]
  • Cool And Still Breezy At Times - November 20, 2014
    High pressure will be the main weather feature across much of the state today.  Expect partly to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and near or slightly above normal temperatures.  Winds, however, could still be breezy to gusty at times.  Expect gusting between 35 and 50 mph across central and southeastern Wyoming this morning […]
  • Don’t commercialize hunting - November 20, 2014
    The state of New Jersey is dealing with a huge whitetail deer overpopulation problem. To get more people to get out and hunt those deer, and hopefully bring the population down to a more manageable level, the state is toying with the idea of allowing the commercial sale of meat from wild deer. It’s a […]

National and World News

The Latest RSS Items

  • No items found in feed URL: http://feeds.feedburner.com/StefaniasBlog?format=xml. You requested 5 items.
  • powered by RSS Just Better 1.3 plugin