The evacuation involved lowering skiers three at a time with harnesses 210 feet to the ground.
Unlike many resorts, Jackson is a rugged mountain first, a ski area second. Skiers here are merely privileged visitors.
Is this pattern of change a manifestation of the global warming and related climate change associated with increases in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere? Or is this pattern a natural decadal-timescale variation?
Over the last 20 years, January generally has been a lull period, with usually one monstrous storm.
Not well-known to the outside world, this roughly 150-mile-by-45-mile-wide wishbone-shaped area, running north to south, is considered to be the world’s largest alpine valley and may be one of America’s most anomalous regions.