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Grand Teton rangers aid 160 stuck in winter storm, search for lost snowboarder

High winds and blowing snow left approximately 160 travelers stranded over the weekend near the south entrance of Yellowstone National Park and complicated efforts to find a snowboarder lost in Grand Teton National Park's Granite Canyon. Whiteout conditions and heavy snow drifts left Grand Teton National Park snowplow operators unable to keep open a 22-mile stretch of highway between the Jackson Hole Airport and Moran Junction, 30 miles north of Jackson, Wyoming. Continue Reading →

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Yellowstone roads make for tough travel after winter storm batters park

A winter storm battered Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday, with high winds blowing snow across interior roads. The National Park Service announced Wednesday night that interior roads except from Mammoth to Gardiner and Mammoth to Cooke City would be temporarily closed. The road from West Yellowstone to Old Faithful has now been reopened to commercially guided snowmobile and snowcoach travel. The road is reported in poor condition. Continue Reading →

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