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Some topics require more than a few lines of text. This is what inspired me to bring you into these more in depth conversations I have been having with people I respect. I am humbled and inspired by this talk with Zahan. His honesty and willingness to open up was incredibly insightful. #goingdeeper
One of the greatest things we can do to ally BIPOC in the outdoors is to simply hear their stories. So, that's how Jeremy Jones has been spending his time these days: sitting down and listening to friends and leaders he respects.
Recently Jones hosted an Instagram live with mountain guide Zahan Billimoria. As a brown man in the outdoor community, Billimoria has been outspoken about recent racial injustice and the Black Lives Matter movement. Like his black counterparts, he too has experienced blatant racism, everything from being strangled by a white supremacist to his children being called racial slurs. For him, enough is enough. It's time to stand up for justice. His talk with Jeremy Jones is insightful, powerful, and worth a watch if you're looking to better understand these complex issues.
TGR's own Meg Matheson and Caite Zeliff in full regalia. | Taylor Fry photo. Now that the collective dust has settled, the hangovers have fully kicked in, and we've finally changed out of all yesterday's denim, it's time to look back on Gaper Day 2021 at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Oh man, was it one for the ages - blue skies, warm temps, perfect corn snow, and the chance for the community to show off what they do best: partying hard, skiing harder, and spreading the stoke left and
A view of Hoff's Bikesmith, Jackson Hole, WY. The mechanics here welcomed me easily and it was especially at Hoff's I found myself missing working in a bike shop. Izzy Lidsky photo. In November of 2020, I took my old commuter bike from college for a ride on the park road in Grand Teton National Park. All the singletrack trails here in Jackson were too snowy and muddy to ride already so for one last two-wheeled hurrah, I decided this was the best option before setting my bikes aside for
Kai Jones bidding adieu to yet another epic season at our home mountain Jackson Hole! | Nic Alegre photo. Closing day is always a bittersweet one, meaning our favorite time of year has come to an end yet again. However, we have to say, the ’20-’21 season at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort was certainly one to remember. Like at many other ski resorts, it was the season that almost didn’t happen, thanks to the global Covid-19 pandemic. But, thanks to the hard work of our friends at the resort,