Just when Californians thought it was time to dig out the mountain bike/kayak/trad rack/paddleboard from storage, Mother Nature had different plans in mind. According to NBC Bay Area, a winter weather alert has been issued for the High Sierra.
A storm hit the area late last night and has already brought 7 inches to Squaw Valley, which only heightens their claim of being the Spring Skiing Capital. But the fun isn't over just yet: more is on the way for the whole mountain range tonight and into Friday morning.
On February 28th, 2019, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort's backcountry gates were closed. Several feet of snow had fallen over the past few days, and avalanche danger was "High" at all elevations. In conjunction with the Park Service and Teton County Search and Rescue, JHMR briefly prohibited backcountry access via resort exit points. That afternoon, a group of four ducked a rope off the Teton lift in search of fresh tracks in Granite Canyon. Two of the skiers successfully exited the
A man died on Wyoming's Snake River on Tuesday afternoon after his raft became tangled on a log. The 44-year-old man, identified as Brian Allen by the JH News and Guide, was on a scenic float training trip with the Grand Teton Lodge Company. RELATED: Strong Late-Season Storm to Affect CO Grand Teton National Park rangers responded to the scene near the historic Bar BC Dude Ranch with multiple rescue boats and medical personnel. A helicopter was dispatched to aid in the search. According to
Simply reaching Mount Everest’s 29,035-foot summit once is a lifetime achievement - Kami Rita Sherpa just did it twice in a week. According to NPR, the 49-year-old’s most recent ascent brings his total Everest tally up to 24. That breaks the current world record that he set himself on May 15th. Now he’s looking to give it a go one more time before retiring from a long career on the mountain. RELATED: Rajesh Magar's Quest to Put Nepal on the Map for Mountain Biking A mere three days