With summer knocking on our door steps up here in JH, the big warmup I think is finally going to start (or already started?) this week. Last night it looks like the low at temperature at 10k’ was only 42F, so re-freezes and safe travel may begin to be iffy at certain elevations.Â I’ve been [...]
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I received this photo from Jeff Witt, a climbing guide who works with Exum Mountain Guides. It is of an ice axe that was with one of the parties injured and pinned down by lightning near the summit of the Grand Teton last Wednesday. We’ve all heard of blue sparks or humming coming from our [...]
It was a pretty intense day for the Jenny Lake Climbing Rangers yesterday. After recovering a the body of a fallen climber during the morning hours, rangers were then called to assist three separate parties stuck above 13,200′ on the Grand Teton (13,770′) as a major thunderstorm left 17 climbers injured or missing due to [...]