As of September 2019, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has been running on 100 percent wind power. The focus on renewable energy has allowed the resort to take a huge step toward a sustainable future. Powering all lift, base and other facilities using wind power is no easy feat, and JHMR pulls the wind power from the Horse Butte Wind Farm just over the border in Idaho. Just four wind turbines power Jackson Hole’s electrical needs for an entire year. TGR athletes and Jackson Hole locals Griffin Post and Caite Zeliff reflect on what it means for the future of our sport.
Quite honestly, I only watched this video for Alex Honnold’s dry humor and sass. I was not disappointed. However, if you’re a newbie to backpacking, definitely watch the entire thing. Both Honnold and his teammate Jim Zellers have some great advice and funny banter to make your backpacking adventure successful. They explore everything from gear essentials to whether or not you need a bear canister. My personal favorite nugget of insight, though? “The main reason people go backpacking is so
It’s hard to not be a fan of John Mayer after watching this one – the guy really just gets the essence of “going outside.” Sure, it’s a car ad, and the car in question looks pretty sick, but Mr. Mayer steals the show with his wholesome approach to the whole matter. Forget stuffy scripted openings, we fully agree with the whole concept of f*** it, let’s just go outside. One thing though, will someone please teach the man how to skip rocks? RELATED: Jimmy Chin Tests The New Ford Bronco In the
This just in from the year 2050 – UK mountain rescue professionals are testing the use of a jetpack in rescue scenarios. Actually no, that’s not a joke. A search and rescue emergency response team in England’s Lake District has been testing the feasibility of using a jetpack to get first responders on scene quickly. As seen in the video above, a SAR professional straps into a jet-powered suit to fly up a mountainside and land close to an injured patient, saving a 25-minute hike to the