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.
After closing access to the Tuckerman Ravine Headwall earlier this week, the Forest Service has made the tough decision to fully close Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines, as well as the Gulf of Slides area to all use. Individuals violating the closure may face a fine of up to $5000 and/or six months imprisonment, according to a press release from the Mt. Washington Avalanche Center. RELATED: Stay Stoked- Your Guide to TGR's Best Content According to the release, "The
Mt. Everest will not see its usual crowds this year, but one lucky team is making an attempt from the Chinese side. Wikimedia Commons photo. While the 2020 spring expedition season was canceled for just about everyone on the planet, one lucky team of climbers is currently making an attempt on Mt. Everest. While the mountain was closed to all foreign nationals on both the Chinese and Nepalese routes, a team of Chinese climbers is waiting in Base Camp to make an attempt from inside their
This past week was a rough one for the local snowsports community around the Tetons. Just two days after a snowboarder died in an avalanche on Teton Pass, a snowmobiler was caught and killed in an avalanche in the Snake River Range on Friday, just a few miles south. The snowmobiler was identified as Rob Kincaid, a professional snowmobiler who frequented events like the Snow King Hill Climb and was a much-loved fixture on the local sled scene. The snowboarder killed on Teton Pass was