On June 8th, 2022, Carl Osterburg and I skied the Grand Teton via the traditional "Ford-Stettner Couloir" Route. This was Carl's first and my fourth Grand Teton ski descent, a mission propelled by one sole purpose, enjoying a final day in the mountains with my best Teton friend before he packs up and moves to Minnesota. Can you think of a better sendoff? I can't, because there isn't one.
January on the Grand – Ford-Stettner Couloir, Grand Teton – Ski Descent (01.19.22)
The Ford-Stettner route on the Grand Teton is arguably the Teton Range's most classic and sought ski mountaineering descent. On January 19th, 2022, I completed my second successful climb and ski descent of the Ford-Stettner, this time with a brand new partner. In classic Grand Teton fashion we battled copious unknowns, learned many lessons and... Continue Reading →
A Dream Realized – Skiing the Grand Teton’s Ford-Stettner Couloir – Grand Teton Nat. Park (05.15.20)
The Grand Teton and it's prominent Ford Couloir viewed from the southeast // Jackson, WY "Rise Early. Fix a time-table to which you must try to keep. One seldom regrets having an early start, but one always regrets having set off too late... The day comes to replace the night, the peaks gradually lighten, it... Continue Reading →