Got a little sketched-out skiing the North Face of Static Peak the other day, a first for me as it usually looks rocky and terrifying. Morning clouds and wind kept things firm on aspects that typically get sun at first light. I knew it would be icy, but went for it anyway. (It’s good training…right?) […]
With the warmish temperatures we’ve been having lately (both day and night) and shallow freezes in the snowpack, it’s no wonder there seems to be little skier traffic in the hills recently. Low and behold though, our now historic snow-pack is starting to consolidate and there is some good skiing to be had…you just have […]
Skier’s raise the American Flag on the 4th of July on the summit of Static Peak in Grand Teton National Park. I hope everyone has a happy and safe 4th of July Weekend! Last year, I skied Buck Mountain on the fourth, but this year…there is much more suffering in store. Battling muddy/wet trails, heavy […]
Avalanche on Static Peak. I got out to ski some very variable snow on Friday and saw the evidence of a few more avalanches. I think most happened on Wednesday…naturally. The slide on Static Peak had a maximum crown height of 6-8′ and looked to have triggered another avalanche lower down on the skiers right, […]
Early season turns on Avalanche Bowl. Photo in Jackson Hole News and Guide. Cuz if there’s snow on the ground…I’m gonna damn well ski it. Really, it’s still pretty thin out there, but there’s plenty of snow to get the skis on and get some good skiing under your belt before the season really kicks […]
Patriotic J-Holers fly the American flag on top of Static Peak on July 4, 2008. Test Text.