Under a tree about 10 minutes up Mount Glory, Cynthia Johnson and Dane LeBeau leaned on their poles, resting on their first trip up the bootpack. The Glory neophytes were making the best of a ski trip gone haywire because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The hum of ski trips being squeezed in this time of year left town a bit early in the wake of COVID-19 precautions rolling out across the country.
Right around the time Italy was becoming the focal point of the coronavirus pandemic, Jackson Hole native Breezy Johnson was in the midst of her comeback professional ski season. In Europe.
Despite wrapping up the 2020 Nordic Junior National Championships with five top 10 performances — four more than a year ago — the return trip home for Jackson Hole Ski Club athletes was somber.
The target date for the return of high school spring sports in Wyoming has been pushed back to April 20, the Wyoming High School Activities Association, known as WHSAA, said in a release Saturday.
With Jackson Hole High School’s golf team unable to meet to practice until at least the beginning of April, the team is bracing for the hard reality that it may not be able to meet at all.
Returning to the world after any time away from cellphones and the internet always jars me. Returning to the world March 14 after a week at a backcountry ski lodge in the Canadian Rockies with my boyfriend, Derek, and 18 strangers (13 other skiers, four guides and one cook) was, to put it mi…
Pranking friends with fake phone calls was especially popular in the 1970s. I got pretty good at it but still fell for urgent personal demands from the IRS, police chiefs and famous outdoor journalists such as Lefty Kreh, A. J. McClane and Ted Trueblood.
The first part of the week will be marked by some light snow accumulation, followed by mostly sunny conditions Friday. Expect temperatures to remain fairly chilly, with highs in the mid-30s and lows reaching single digits.