News & Events

Citizens’ Snow Safety Clinics

TBCA, in partnership with Yöstmark Backcountry Tours, is pleased to offer a series of Snow Safety Clinics at the TBCA Coal Creek Beacon Park west of Teton Pass. Registration Now Open!

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Skinny Skis Avy Night Posted Online

If you missed Skinny Skis Avy Night on December 2nd, you can still watch the whole event available online. Jay Pistono talks about the upcoming season on Teton Pass at 12:45.

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Fall 2021 Newsletter

TBCA’s latest on Old Bill’s, Teton bighorn sheep, Volunteer Ambassador Program, Shoshone National Forest Travel Management EA, Citizens Snow Safety Clinics, Targhee expansion, Teton Pass FLAP Grant, WYSAW, and Coal Creek Beacon Park.

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2022-2023 Volunteer Ambassadors

TBCA seeks additional Volunteer Backcountry Ambassadors. With sponsorship from STIO and BCA, and cooperation with the BTNF and CTNF, TBCA Volunteer Backcountry Ambassadors will be out for a second winter. Applications will be accepted until November 15th and information can be found here. Join the team of ambassadors and make a difference!

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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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