Stories

Basecamp Adventures

Sliding on Ice

The first time Trinity St John saw broomball was also the first time she played. Her boyfriend’s team needed more women, so St John agreed to give it a go and joined the Blood Shots for a game. That was about 15 years ago, and St John has been playing ever since—sometimes on multiple teams
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Dine in Style

Snow Season Farmer

Miniature, healthy greens ranging in hue from bright, electric green to deep, earth emerald sprout from soil trays, stacked together on the wooden shelves of what used to be an old water pump shed. Alex Feher, a full-time farmer at Huidekoper Ranch, transformed the lifeless old shack into a greenhouse that supplies microgreen varietals like
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Basecamp Adventures

Snow Biker

Every Thanksgiving, David Hunger would hang up his bike. By that time, winter conditions had arrived in Jackson, and the roads were covered in snow and ice. Hunger, the owner of Teton Mountain Bike Tours, tried studded snow tires on his mountain bike. The tires worked okay, but they weren’t the perfect solution for the
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Highstyle Profile

Giving Back Globally

Pearls are the perfect metaphor for life, according to Shari Turpin, owner, pearl buyer, and designer for Pearls By Shari. Her shop, located just off the Jackson Town Square, has specialized in selling high-quality pearls for 25 years. “Pearls form because of pain,” Turpin says. “A nucleus is grafted into an oyster’s membrane, and the
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Features

A Life of Service

In 1973, Chuck Fidroeff’s military plane was spiraling toward the ground in a nosedive. Flying over Vietnam from Thailand, the EC-47’s engine failed and the plane crashed, killing two passengers. Fidroeff was one of the seven lucky survivors. Twelve years in the Air Force had earned him the handle “Double-O-Chuck.” After being unconscious for seven
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Basecamp Adventures

Always Adventuring

Mark and Janelle Smiley agree on their most athletically challenging day: 15,700 vertical feet and 47 miles in a raging storm. “Total whiteout conditions,” Mark says. The two were in the midst of skiing across the entire Alps Mountain Range, a feat they achieved in 36 days—faster than the previous record of 41 days. “We
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Inspire

Nonprofit Spotlight

SPECIAL OLYMPICS WYOMING Each winter, Special Olympics Wyoming brings the statewide winter games to Jackson Hole. This February, over 200 athletes will compete insports like Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. Events occur at numerous local venues including Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Teton Pines, Jackson Hole High School, and Snow King Mountain. Participants eat
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Teton Valley

A Taste of the Alps in the Tetons

On a late summer evening in 2016, Francesca Weikert and Blaine Gallivan sat on the deck of a hut in the Italian Alps, drawing our their future on a napkin. They were in the middle of a hut-to-hut mountain biking trip, but they were also looking forward to planning their next steps. They discussed their
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Features

Encouraging Little Shredders

Joe “Mad Dog” Stevens gets directly to the point. “I genuinely feel like I have the best job in the world,” he says. As head coach for the Evolution Freeride program at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Stevens spends winters working with young local skiers and snowboarders. “We have a team of fantastic athletes, and we’re
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JHStyle Catalogue

Beautiful Things at Home

If you have successfully opened and maintained six storefronts in a town of 10,000 people, you must be doing something right. Belle Cose is a familiar sight in the valley, with locations on Broadway, King Street, the West Bank, two shops in the Four Seasons, and a sister store in Vero Beach, Florida. The newest
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