By: randosteve|Posted on: April 2, 2009|Posted in: Humor | 31 comments


Now, I know it’s April 2nd, and some people may think that this is a belated April Fools Day joke, but rumor has it Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has threatened to shut down it’s $30 million dollar investment because of…snowballs?

Word travels fast these days and I learned that a window was broken on the new tram yesterday when it was hit by a snowball.ย  Honestly, I can’t blame JHMR for getting all in a stink about a window which costs $10,000 to replace, but man…for $30 million…one would think that the new tram would be strong enough to withstand a hit from a snowball. On second thought though, considering the mayhem and drunken debauchery that happens outside the Village Cafe during apres ski, the snowball could have been hiding a can of PBR inside it.ย  (More info here.)

From JHMR:

“Unfortunately, an incident occurred on April 1st during aprรจs-ski celebrating which caused damage to the Tram. This incident has required a change in Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) operating policy. Snowballs have been tolerated in the past, but they have caused property damage as well as personal injury. We encourage our guests to enjoy themselves responsibly at JHMR, however, these types of activities will not be tolerated. If snowballs are thrown in the future the Tram will be closed.”