(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.
Bill Schiess, EastIdahoNews.com Columnist
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