Area Skier Injured in Avalanche


0  Updated at 12:11 pm, March 11th, 2014 By: Managing Editor
Share This Story


(JACKSON, WY) – A local skier was hurt in an avalanche in Grand Teton National Park Sunday afternoon.  Forty-three-year-old Greg Epstein of Wilson, Wyoming was carried over a thousand feet down one of the Air Force chutes in Granite Canyon. Officials say Epstein and his friends were well-equipped with the appropriate safety gear, which included avalanche beacons and probes. Epstein was transported to St. John’s Medical Center in Jackson, where is being treated for serious injuries.

Stories You May Be Interested In:

Local boy battles terminal spinal disease

Natalia Hepworth,