We’re honored to have been the subject of a recent episode on 60 Minutes Sports. Throughout the past few months, the team at 60 Minutes has been traveling to Jackson to interview Steve, Todd, and Jeremy Jones. The episode showcased the evolution of Jeremy’s riding and the deep collaboration between Jeremy and his brothers Steve and Todd, who cofounded Teton Gravity Research. The timing of the episode is especially meaningful, as it coincides with the completion of Higher, the final installment of the trilogy of films documenting Jeremy's career as a professional rider and his commitment to exploring remote mountains under his own power.
Be sure to watch the trailer now and then catch the episode when it's released online late this summer.
On Tuesday, following a prolonged period of heavy snowfall and fierce winds, CBS News reported that a select number of tourists are choosing to evacuate the Swiss ski resort of Zermatt by helicopter due to the extreme avalanche danger around the resort. Per CBS News, some 13,000 tourists are stranded at the resort at the bottom of the famed Matterhorn mountain because the current avalanche danger in the surrounding area has reached level five–the highest level on the avalanche-warning
After a seemingly endless stream of atmospheric rivers pounded the Sierra with snow and drought-busting rain last season, we once again see the volatility of mother nature as an extended dry period has returned to much of the western U.S and skiers across multiple states are wondering where the white stuff is here. But the first signs of change are here, in the form of a moderate storm this weekend followed by a potentially stronger storm next week. Along with high elevation snow, much needed
The west has featured decent high elevation snow this season, with spots like Jackson Hole and Grand Targhee having solid snow coverage, but in general, the early season hasn't been great to the western U.S. In fact, if you were to compare the annual snowfall at Squaw (80 inches YTD) versus Jay Peak in Vermont (185 inches YTD) you might think you were living in an opposite reality. But, fear not, all you West Coast skers and snowboarders, because the flood gates should open this week