(December 19, 2012 - Teton Village, WY) It’s a December to remember with over 100 inches (8.5 feet) of snow so far this month and 18 days straight of snowfall at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR).
“This is really a phenomenal start to our season,” stated Jerry Blann, President of JHMR. “Base depths are well above average and conditions are fantastic heading into the holiday period. We now have 100% of our terrain open, including Corbet’s Couloir, which opened earlier today.”
With over 14 feet of snow this season to date, Jackson Hole is leading the Rocky Mountain region in snowfall totals.
The combination of great snow and free festive events in Teton Village make Jackson Hole the perfect winter wonderland to spend the holidays. It’s not too late to plan your trip, through December 31, 2012 book a Jackson Hole vacation including air, lodging and lift tickets and save $500. www.jacksonhole.com/save500
Arc'teryx photo This morning, Arc'teryx announced a voluntary recall on all its first-generation Procline ski boots. A defect was discovered in some boots where the rear axis pin failed, which could potentially lead to a fall hazard. The backcountry ski boots, introduced two years ago, feature an innovative walk mode mechanism that allows for lateral flex in the ankle area in addition to standard rearward flex, aiding in climbing and skinning on steep slopes. The recall affects all boots
This past spring I road tripped out to California to take advantage of their fat snowpack after an above average season for the Eastern Sierras. I started out hitting Mammoth Park and lapping top to bottom runs on the Mammoth Gondola. A few days later Colter showed up with plans to camp and do some Ski-mountaineering in the Palisades near big pine. Camp life. I was loving laid back condo life with the Saga crew but was eager to go camp in the Buttermilks. Everything came together for
The 2017 TGR Hall of Fame At the 2017 TGR Family Dinner, co-founders Todd and Steve Jones announced the first round of inductees into the TGR Hall of Fame, bringing back many stoked memories of the incredible work these athletes have done throughout their lives. The inductees and their families were in attendance, receiving a three-night stay at the Teton Mountain Lodge during the world premiere weekend. All three athletes led storied careers, pioneering the world of freeskiing and