Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Closes Aerial Tram and Implements Social Distancing Measures
(March 13, 2020), Teton Village, WY – The spread of COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) is monitoring the situation closely and working with the Teton County Health Department by following the guidelines from the Center of Disease Control (CDC) to ensure the health and safety of all guests and staff. As of yesterday, JHMR canceled all major events for the remainder of the winter season, and implemented additional operational precautions. Most significantly, JHMR will close the Aerial Tram as of tomorrow, March 14, 2020. JHMR continues to evolve measures to improve social distancing in facilities and on other lifts throughout the remainder of the season.
“We are working diligently with the goal first and foremost to protect the safety and well-being of our guests and staff,” stated JHMR President Mary Kate Buckley. She went on to note “social distancing, handwashing, and enhanced cleaning of common spaces are some of the tools we have proactively implemented. JHMR is making changes to operations using the most current information available to us, and we will continue to work with Teton County Emergency Management to support our community.”
For more information on COVID-19 in Teton County, click here. For more information on JHMR events, operations and a resource for frequently asked questions as it pertains to COVID-19, click here. JHMR appreciates the patience and support of the community and guests as our mountain operations evolve with the hope to stay open as long as CDC recommendations allow.
About Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) located in Teton Village, Wyoming, is a values-led, family owned, iconic mountain destination with a purpose of enriching the lives of its guests, employees, and community through authentic, and memorable big mountain experiences only found in the Tetons. Jackson Hole famously delivers the finest powder snow with 4,139 of continuous vertical feet of legendary terrain and 2,500 acres of the best beginner, intermediate and expert terrain. Neighboring celebrated Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, and operating in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, makes Jackson Hole an exceptional and unique global destination. With an enduring commitment to the surrounding landscape, wildlife and authentic community character, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort strives to live by its values by reducing environmental impact and in doing so runs its buildings, lifts and snowmaking on wind energy.
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