2 Skiers Require Rescue On Teton Pass Over The Weekend | Local Sustains Broken Back

2 Skiers Require Rescue On Teton Pass Over The Weekend | Local Sustains Broken Back

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2 Skiers Require Rescue On Teton Pass Over The Weekend | Local Sustains Broken Back

Edelweiss Bowl on Teton Pass | Photo (+Cover): Barclay Idsal

Although early season pow is tempting, there’s plenty of reasons to wait for more snowfall. One of those reasons became painfully clear this past Saturday when a Jackson local sustained a broken back while skiing off Teton Pass.

According to the JH News and Guide, that incident was just the second rescue the Wyoming mountain pass saw in less than 3 days. The first happened on Thursday when an elderly man (72) got tired while skiing Edelweiss Bowl. He ultimately called in a rescue at the bottom of the run and was safely transported back to the trailhead.

Related: Jackson Local Says Early Season Powder Pic Worth It Despite Tearing ACL Moments Later

If you’re heading out this early season, make sure to stay safe and especially– stay light on them thar sticks ya hear!

Find the entire JH News and Guide article here: Rescuers called to save skier on Teton Pass

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