The project will improve cell service throughout the park. North Wind Group map.
A plan to improve cell service in Grand Teton National Park has been approved by the National Park Service. The plan calls for the installation of 63 miles of fiber-optic cable and nine cell towers at Kelly, Moose, Beaver Creek, Jenny Lake, Signal Mountain Lodge, Jackson Lake Lodge, Colter Bay, and Flagg Ranch.
In an interview with the Jackson Hole News and Guide, GTNP's project management chief Rusty Mizelle said that he expects the bulk of the project to be completed during 2020, starting with Flagg Ranch and the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway—currently a cellular dead-zone.
While the park isn't requiring that the towers be disguised as trees, Mizelle said that portions of the towers may be painted to blend in with their surroundings.
The fixed-cable route up Half Dome is often crowded. Wikimedia Commons photo. 29-year-old Danielle Burnett of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, passed away on Thursday, September 5th after falling 500 feet from the fixed-cable route up Half Dome. An eyewitness posted non-graphic photos of the pre-incident scene, and described what happened: RELATED: Scenes from Jackson's Saddle Butte Fire - Shawn Slimp, via Facebook. The National Park Service has instituted a 300 hiker-per-day permit system to
Jackson, get ready! On Saturday, September 14, we are throwing the winter kick-off party of the year, with the world premiere of our new feature-length ski and snowboard film, . Join the TGR crew and support a great cause - 100% of the proceeds benefit local charity partners! RELATED: Check Out TGR's 'Shop For a Cause' Kicking off with the 2nd Annual FarOutFest at the base of JHMR in Teton Village, the bike park will open at noon, with live music all day beginning at 1:00pm. Plus,
After seeing snow in the Alps this past weekend, it’s time to spread the love to North America this week. It might only be the middle of September, and still technically summer, but the weather forecast is calling for as much as 10 inches of snow above 10,000 feet in the Tetons. The National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement for the area detailing as much. It mentions one to three inches possibly falling in the valley. Time to break out the snow tires? RELATED: Gravity