Grand Teton National Park

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.
Snowmobiler Killed Near Togwotee Pass
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Teton County officials say a snowmobiler is dead after getting caught in an avalanche near Togwotee Pass in the Bridger-Teton National Forest.
The man was snowmobiling with a party of 10 when the avalanche overtook him Monday...
Storm Strands Wyoming Travelers
A winter storm over the weekend stranded travelers overnight in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park and slowed down the search for a snowboarder missing in the backcountry amid high avalanche danger. Rescuers were able to find 31-year-old Sam Hoerr of Dunlap, Ill. around 8 p.m. on Saturday. H…
Grand Teton National Park Sees Accidents Decline
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Grand Teton National Park reports a decline in collisions involving wildlife and vehicles last year compared to the year before.
Park officials say 103 animals were hit or killed in the park by vehicles in 2011, down from 162 animals in 2010...
Colorado Man Dies After Fall At Grand Teton Park
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Federal workplace safety regulators are investigating the death of a Colorado man at a construction site at Grand Teton National Park.
The National Park Service said Thursday that 33-year-old Bryon Peck fell about 15 feet Monday while installing a second-f…
Famous Grand Teton Grizzly Delays Hibernation
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — One of the best known grizzlies in Grand Teton National Park has postponed her hibernation by more than a month this winter.
Grizzly 399 and her two cubs were spotted Monday near Pilgrim Creek, possibly headed to her den...

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