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Hiking Safety

It’s that time of year again when hundreds of thousands descend upon the national parks, keen on exploring every inch of our country's beautiful land. As with most outdoor activities, hiking has an inherent risk. But with a little preparation, hiking can be an enjoyable and memorable activity for the whole family. Here are a few hiking safety tips to keep in mind before starting any adventure. Hike smart National parks offer a wide range of hiking trails to accommodate most skill and...

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News: Teton Pass Closed, Detour Planned

Mudslide at Teton Pass. Photo courtesy of Wyoming Department of Transportation. We break from our regularly scheduled discussion of Jackson Hole activities, history, and folklore to bring you some big news affecting just about everyone in the region. If you haven’t heard already, the Teton Pass (the primary way into the valley from Idaho) is closed due to a massive landslide. Here’s what you need to know: On the morning of June 6, large cracks formed near Teton Pass mile marker...

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Best Views in Jackson Hole: Aerial Tram and Gondola rides

It’s no secret that Jackson boasts some of the best views on earth. Between the majestic Teton mountain range, the national forest, the elk reserve, and the town of Jackson itself, there’s no shortage of scenery. Are you looking for the best view of all these beautiful sights? Luckily, Jackson Hole has an aerial tram and a gondola ascending to breathtaking heights and views.  Aerial Tram Located in Teton Village, the Aerial Tram (its official name) ascends 4,139 vertical feet ...

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The Legend of the Jackalope

Photo by CGB Grey Picture this: You’re hiking along a solitary trail at dusk when suddenly, the bushes rustle. A strange creature bounds into the path, the glow of your flashlight gleaming on the white of its antlers. Its eyes shine up at you, full of mischief, and then—as quickly as it appeared—the creature vanishes into the brush, never again to be seen except in your imagination. You’ve just had an encounter with a jackalope, the great antlered rabbit, one of the West’s f...

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5 Spring Events in Jackson Hole

Spring has officially sprung in the Cowboy State, and while temperatures can still vary, there really isn’t a better time to visit Jackson. (We like all the seasons equally.) Here are 5 spring events to look forward to (and plan to attend). Click on each heading for more information. Spring into Wellness Weekend Retreat, April 20-21 Feeling like a grizzly emerging from hibernation? Ready to shake off the winter blues and reset for spring? Then this one-of-a-kind wellness experience i...

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