Summer 2019

Stories from this Edition

Basecamp Adventures

Cast Your Fly Where the River Runs

EACH YEAR LIKE CLOCKWORK A REMARKABLE TRANSFORMATION OVERCOMES JACKSON HOLE. AS BRISK SPRING DAYS GIVE WAY TO THE STIRRINGS OF SUMMER, THE LAST SNOWY VESTIGES OF WINTER GRADUALLY DISAPPEAR. AS THOUGH RELEASING THEIR GRIP, THE VALLEY’S SNOWFIELDS SLOWLY RECEDE, BREATHING FRESH LIFE INTO THE SURROUNDING RIVERS AND LAKES. This perennial scene whispers something of a
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Inspire

Wild and Untrapped

ARTIST TERRY CHAMBERS PAINSTAKINGLY DISASSEMBLED EACH OF THE TRAPS, ONE BY ONE, PULLING APART UP TO 16 PIECES AND CAREFULLY LAYING THEM OUT. THESE TRAPS AND SNARES WERE DESIGNED TO TRAP AND KILL ANIMALS, BUT CHAMBERS IS FINDING A NEW USE FOR THEM AS COMPONENTS IN ARTWORK TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT TRAPPING. USING SOLELY TRAP
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Nightlife

Summer Sippin’

CAM FITZPATRICK AND RENÉ WOODMENCEY ARE ON A MISSION TO MAKE SURE NO WEDDING OR EVENT RUNS OUT OF BOOZE THIS SUMMER, AND THEY HOPE THEIR NEW MOBILE BAR SERVICE WILL ACHIEVE JUST THAT. BOTH BORN AND RAISED IN JACKSON HOLE—WOODMENCEY’S FATHER IS THE LOCAL WEATHERMAN, AND FITZPATRICK’S DAD IS A LONGTIME SKI PATROLLER—THEY ARE
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Inspire

A Western Heritage

“I’m passionate about protecting wildness,” John Turner says. “You steward your resources for the long run—I learned that as a rancher. We never know what critical role each part will play in sustaining all of us.” John and his brother, Harold, and their late brother, Donald, are the third generation of Turners to have lived
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Features

Home in the Wild

When people come to Jackson, whether to enjoy a vacation or build a life, they aren’t coming for the skyscrapers. People come here to see the area’s iconic natural beauty and immerse themselves in nature. Protected lands, both public and private, allow people to savor the natural world, whether by climbing a peak in Grand
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