With all of the hubbub surrounding the Ikon Pass and Epic Pass, it's easy to forget that there are, in fact, mountains that are on neither the Epic Pass nor Ikon Pass. "But wait," the people ask, "Isn't it illegal to go skiing without an Ikon or Epic Pass?" In many places, yes. But there are a few places, like Mission Ridge, WA, Little Switzerland, WI, and Bolton Valley, VT, where small, independently-owned ski areas persist.
In a slightly ironic turn of events, 44 of these independent resorts have banded together under their own pass: The Indy Pass. Offering 88 days of skiing at 44 resorts across North America, the Indy Pass is a steal at a mere $199. For a full list of participating resorts, see the Indy Pass website here.
According to Jackson Hole News and Guide, Teton County has identified the 22-year-old downing victim who died in a floating incident on the Snake River in Jackson, WY on Monday afternoon as Hector Bedolla-Zarate. The incident occurred in the area between the South Park and Astoria boat ramps near a feature called King’s wave. Bedolla-Zarate was separated from his group of linked inner tubers when three of their rafts flipped somewhere upriver from where he was found. Bedolla-Zarate was
During a large thunderstorm on the evening of Tuesday, August 2, a 22-year-old man was killed after lightning struck his tent in the Teton Wilderness. The man was camping near Enos Lake with a group of 14 backpackers, one of whom also sustained major injuries. Teton County Search and Rescue responded using the Teton Helitack helicopter, flying three rescuers into the site on Tuesday evening after the accident. Unfortunately, the patient could not be revived even after CPR was administered for
Canyon Bicycles has announced that US-based investments firms LRMR Ventures and SC Holdings have bought into a strategic equity investment in the German bike manufacturer. LRMR Ventures is owned by global basketball icon Lebron James and sports executive Maverick Carter. James has long shown an interest in the power of bikes, including riding his bike to games in 2012, taking a minority stake in Cannondale in 2007, creating King for Kid's Bike-a-Thon in 2008, and promoting cycling with the