Climber Falls into Ice Crevasse

Teton Interagency Dispatch Center received a “fall into crevasse” notification from a satellite communication¬†device at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Friday, August 7.¬† The message included some GPS coordinates that indicated the incident was near the Teton Glacier.¬†Despite additional attempts to establish two-way communications with the reporting party, no more information was provided. Two park rangers began hiking to the Teton Glacier at approximately 12:30 a.m. and at 4 a.m. located the injured party and his hiking partner, along with another climbing party of two who were in the area and assisting with the injured climber. Tyler Willis, age 34 from … Continue reading Climber Falls into Ice Crevasse