Details surrounding the incident are still pending investigation from Wyoming Game and Fish. Wikipedia photo.
Over the weekend, an elk hunter shot and killed a grizzly bear after being attacked while hunting in the lower Gros Ventre Wilderness, near Jackson, Wyoming. According to to Jackson Hole Buckrail, Tim McIntire from Casper, Wyoming, fired at the bear when it charged and mauled him. McIntire, who was a former law enforcement officer, claimed to have killed the bear from a single shot of his 7mm firearm.
The incident is still under investigation, but Wyoming Game and Fish has confirmed the details surrounding the attack. High grizzly bear activity is a reminder to be bear aware, and the NPS has a few tips on how to do so.
No snowfall? No problem. Killington’s snowmaking team has been working overtime to make sure East Coast skiers and riders will get their first turns of the year in on Friday, October 19th. The K-1 Express Gondola will start running at 10 a.m. for Season Pass, Ikon Pass, and Express Card holders who will have access to the North Ridge Area until 3:30 p.m., giving them plenty of time to shred some of the summer rust off. The mountain opens to the rest of the general public on Saturday,
Breaking news today from Patagonia's HQ. For the first time, the company is endorsing two candidates running for the U.S. Senate whose platforms align with their environmental goals. Here's their press release: To get involved in the November midterm elections, visit Protect Our Winters and register to vote. These endorsements, while new, continue a stream of efforts made by Patagonia to emphasize the value and importance of public lands and the environment,
It’s not even winter and two avalanche accidents have already been reported in the mountains of Colorado. Last Friday, a skier was caught in a slab avalanche on Loveland Pass and was able to ski to safety. On Monday, a climber was swept over cliffs on South Arapaho Peak, near Boulder, by an avalanche and brought himself to safety. TGR takes safety as its utmost priority, and would like to remind all skiers, riders, climbers, and mountain travelers that slides can happen as soon as there is