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TGR’s Best in Culture

2019 was certainly an eventful year for the Culture section. We learned about the probability of dying by all of our favorite sports and activities. Epic Resorts somehow acquired Everest for its 2020 ski pass and after a jaunt to the world's tallest mountain, you can return home to your Amazon-purchased tiny home. We heard about surviving on only a trust fund in these trying times as a ski bum and how to run a marathon in ski boots while doing it. 

Related: Check Out TGR's Favorite Stories of 2019

We hope 2020 will be just as entertaining. 


1. Your Chances of Dying Ranked by Sport and Activity

To understand how these numbers compare to more "natural" causes, see this US data from the Center For Disease Control.


2. Epic Resorts Adds Everest to 2020 Ski Pass

KATHMANDU, Nepal — The ski industry was further shaken up Friday when Broomfield-based Epic Resorts announced they’ll be adding Mt Everest to their portfolio of ski areas for the 2019/2020 ski and snowboard season.


3. You Can Buy Your Next Tiny House on Amazon

After selling out of tiny homes in a viral flurry a few weeks ago, Amazon has finally restocked. With a warning that the product is not available on Amazon Prime, nor can it be shipped just anywhere, you’re gonna have to really want this one.


4. Why I Gave Up Everything But My Trust Fund to Ski

Life in San Francisco was tough. At 26, I’d already earned an MBA, built a successful career, given a TED talk—even bought a house. And despite having a head full of dreadlocks, I’d even found investors to fund my startup.


5. Guinness World Record Broken for Marathon in Ski Boots

Running a marathon is its own kind of misery, but if you wanted to make the experience significantly less enjoyable try wearing ski boots. You might think we’re being outlandish, but Dr. Paul Harnett just broke the Guinness World Record for Fastest Marathon Time in ski boots at the London Marathon.

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Peer Inside Robin Van Gyn’s Eco-friendly Shipping Container Home
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Peer Inside Robin Van Gyn’s Eco-friendly Shipping Container Home

Peer Inside Robin Van Gyn’s Eco-friendly Shipping Container Home

With a little TLC, a shipping container can make for a perfect tiny home as Sierra Nevada Athlete Robin Van Gyn and Austen Sweetin demonstrate. Robin Van Gyn Photo. Shipping containers used to have a simple existence. At most, they were a method for transporting objects from one place to the next. Cargo ships, trains, and industrial shipping yards were their homes. Now they’re becoming homes themselves. It turns out that these lego-like boxes already have the perfect ingredients for an

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Kylie Jenner and Stormi Snowboard the Wild, Wild West
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Kylie Jenner and Stormi Snowboard the Wild, Wild West

Kylie Jenner and Stormi Snowboard the Wild, Wild West

Chanel earmuffs, scarf, and jumpsuit. Head-to-toe Fendi ski suit. Montcler Genius goggles and one-piece, replete with fringe befitting any high-class western ski vacation. A certain Lloyd Christmas would be proud to see Kylie Jenner and her 22-month-old daughter attacking the slopes of Park City, UT in such style. RELATED: Watch Lindsey Vonn - The Final Season  The grom blew her mom and her mom’s 153 million Instagram followers away as she showed surprising promise on the steep slopes,

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The Continuum TGR Hotel Is Now Open In Jackson Hole
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The Continuum TGR Hotel Is Now Open In Jackson Hole

The Continuum TGR Hotel Is Now Open In Jackson Hole

There’s been a lot of buzz circulating around the new Continuum TGR Hotel, located steps from the tram at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. We're happy to announce the hotel is now open and you can book your stay here. We've also announced our first event, the Jackson film premiere of Fire On The Mountain with showings on Wednesday, December 11 and Thursday, December 12. Get your tickets now and join us!  While there’s still much to be revealed, we caught up with TGR co-founders Steve and