News & Events

Spring 2021 Newsletter

Read our latest newsletter to learn more about TBCA’s involvement in efforts to limit the proposed Grand Targhee expansion, comments on the increased “side country” guiding proposed by Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, conversations about Togwotee’s backcountry resources and hybrid skiing, and more.

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Beacon Park Purchased

The Teton Backcountry Alliance successfully raised the money to purchase the Coal Creek Beacon Park, ensuring its reinstallation next winter. Thanks to the individual donors and the Winter Wildlands Alliance for matching those donations. Tom Hallberg at the Jackson Hole News & Guide covered the story. (Photo by Andy Cochrane).

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Hybrid Skiing Guidelines

The use of snowmobiles to access remote terrain for backcountry skiing and snowboarding is known in some circles as “hybrid skiing.” In a time of exponential growth in backcountry use, we offer these guidelines to help re-establish a backcountry ethic for hybrid skiing to preserve our winter wild places for all to enjoy.

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Recreate Responsibly Winter Videos

Friends of the Bridger-Teton curated a series of short videos to serve as a guide to responsible winter recreation in the Teton area.

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New Volunteer Backcountry Ambassadors

TBCA has seven new Volunteer Backcountry Ambassadors, who will provide information and helpful support to recreationists at Teton Pass trailheads and the backcountry beyond.

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Beacon Park Fundraiser

The recent installation of the Beacon Park at Coal Creek provides an opportunity for backcountry skiers and boarders to practice victim searches and hone their avalanche rescue skills.

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Coal Creek Beacon Park is Operational!

The Coal Creek Beacon Park is now installed and operational 75 yards north of the parking lot. Big THANK YOU to BCA for donating use of the equipment this winter!


“Solutions Found”: Letter to the Editor from TBCA Steering Committee

The recent News&Guide headline “No Solutions on the docket for Teton Pass mayhem” suggests little to nothing is being done to address Teton Pass parking issues. Teton Backcountry Alliance begs to differ.

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December 2020 Newsletter

Read our latest newsletter to learn about TBCA’s latest actions on the FLAP grant for the Teton Pass corridor, comments on expansion at Grand Targhee and Snow King, the Volunteer Ambassador Program, and efforts to raise safety awareness.

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Avy night posted online

If you missed Skinny Skis’ 21st annual Avalanche Awareness Night on December 3, you can see the entire event on YouTube. Watch Teton Pass Ambassador Jay Pistono speak at 18:38; and TBCA’s Steering Committee Chairman Gary Kofinas at 28:55.

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