Tag Archives: Wyoming

Bear Spray Spares Yellowstone Hikers in Grizzly Attack

The AP reports say two hikers near Shoshone Lake in Yellowstone were attacked fully stride by a grizzly bear which relented after being sprayed in the face by bear spray.

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Father and Son in Mystery 200 Foot Fall on Bridge Near Mammoth Springs in Yellowstone

Police are investigating the mystery 200 foot plunge from a bridge of a father and son at Yellowstone.

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2 Off Trail Hikers Fall Into Yellowstone Thermal Pools

The NPS Morning Report notes two off trail hikers received burns after falling into thermal areas at Yellowstone.

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60 Foot Fall on Rodeo Wall in Snake River Canyon in Wyoming

JHZone reports Sandra Edmiston, 22, fell 60 feet during a rappel down Rodeo Wall in Snake River Canyon in Wyoming.

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Climber Airlifted Off Grand Teton After 65 Foot Fall

WQAD reports Anthony Brandon, of Dubuque was airlifted on Grand Teton after falling 65 feet.

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Fatal 300 Foot Fall on Cloudveil Dome in Tetons

The AP reports Heather L. Paul, 34, of Jackson, died while descending Cloudveil Dome with a partner.

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11 Injured in Lightning Strike at Old Faithful

11 visitors were injured in a lightning strike at Old Faithful in Yellowstone.

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Dislodged Rock Breaks Woman's Arm While Climbing Devil's Tower

Aberdeen News reports Rita Sanders broke an arm when a rock dislodged by a climber above hit her on Devil’s Tower.

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Climber Falls 1,000 Feet While Attempting to Rescue Crampon on Middle Teton

Planet Jackson Hole report Justin Sobol, 22, of Oakland Park, Florida, was airlifted after falling 1,000 feet while attempting a glissade to retrieve his crampons near Icefloe Lake, below the southwest face of the Middle Teton

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Jim Ratz (1953-2005), Jackson Hole Guide Co-Owner, NOLS Leader

The Casper Times reports Jim Ratz, 52, former executive director of the National Outdoor Leadership School and co-owner of the Jackson Hole Mountain Guides, was died while rapelling Sinks Canyon across from the Sawmill Campground on Highway 131 near his … Continue reading

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