Grand Teton National Park

Rangers Rescue Climber From The Teton’s
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Rangers rescued a 27-year-old man who became stranded on a Middle Teton Mountain cliff in Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming. The U.S. Park Service says Eric Rohner, of Olympia, Wash., got stuck while on a solo summit on Monday and was rescued by park rangers on…
Michigan Man Dead After Head-On Grand Teton Crash
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — A man from Michigan is dead after a head-on crash in Grand Teton National Park. The Teton County coroner’s office identified the victim as 60-year-old John Richard Grace, of Rochester Hills, Mich. The Associated Press reports the crash happened around 12:30 p.m. Thur…
Grand Teton Road Reroute To Benefit Wildlife
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Grand Teton National Park is proposing to realign portions of the Moose-Wilson Road in the park to reduce stress on an important wildlife corridor, improve traveler safety and afford motorists better views of the Tetons. The project would move about three miles of roadway…
National Parks To Admit Service Members For Free
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park are offering annual entrance passes granting free admission to military service members and their families. The annual passes will become available on Saturday, Armed Forces Day, to active duty service members and th…
Grand Teton Roads And Facilities To Open
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Roads and facilities in Grand Teton National Park and on the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway are set to start opening next week for the summer season. The Teton Park Road will open to vehicle traffic on May 1. Motorists are advised to be alert for migrating wildlif…
Grand Teton Bears Ending Hibernation
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Officials at Grand Teton National Park say bears are ending their winter hibernation and park visitors should be alert for their presence. Recent bear sightings and discovery of bear tracks shows that they’ve been wandering around the park and nearby areas, in nor…
Spring Plowing Starts In Grand Teton National Park
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Crews are preparing for spring in Grand Teton National Park. They began clearing snow from the Moose-Wilson Road and Teton Park Road on Monday. The work is expected to take several weeks. The roads should reopen to bikers, hikers and inline skaters in early April and to car…
Winter Pattern Creates Avalanche Threat
Snow loading created by early season sporadic snow fall is behind the extreme avalanche danger in Wyoming’s western mountain ranges. Another death Monday, this time of a snow-mobiler, underscores the risks. Grand Teton National Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says an early season snow pack fo…
Teton Rescue Successful Despite Odds
A bad decision by back country snow-boarders this weekend could have ended tragically. 31-yr-old Sam Hoerr  from Illinois and his group left for the back country in white out conditions. Hoerr took a wrong turn and became lost. Fortunately he got out safe, but Jackie Skaggs, at Grand Teton Nati…

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