This Week in the News&Guide
January 9, 2013
Jackson residents along Flat Creek may be left to their own devices this winter if the creek overflows. Mayor Mark Barron said the town won’t use heavy machinery to remove frazil ice from the creek because private property owners don’t want to give the town permission to cross their land.
Six rinks around the valley and in Alta — five outdoor and one indoor — provide ample opportunities to slap around the puck, practice your spins or just glide serenely along with your sweetie.
Max Hammer moves on skis as if he were born on them. A product of the Jackson Hole Ski and Snowboard Club, the athlete is starring in pow flicks, giving back to little skiers and, on the mountain, trying to move “like a ninja.”
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort hosted the U.S. Ski Mountaineering National Championship this weekend. Find out which top three finish-
ers will represent the United States at the Ski Mountaineering World Championship in France.
No time to travel? Invest a couple of hours in a talk and slideshow at one of the nine Armchair Adventure presentations offered at the rec center this winter. On Thursday, archaeologist Todd Surovell discusses his study of reindeer herders in northern Mongolia.