Check out this list of winter classes and events from Teton County Search and Rescue, Backcountry Zero and our educational partners. Please visit workshop provider websites for additional details and registration info.
This is a private event for first responders.
This workshop is designed to educate participants on the types and effects of stress that confront professionals who serve in stressful occupations. e course employs hands-on, reality based examples that are both useful and enlightening. Click through for more details.
This is a private event for the families of first responders.
Join us for a 30 minute presentation by Tania Glenn followed by a Q&A session. Lunch will be provided. Click through for more details and to RSVP.
JH Sports and Teton County Search and Rescue are excited to host the second annual 'Winter Welcome' event to kick off the 2017/18 season! On December 16th, JH Sports is partnering with Teton County Search and Rescue to raise money for the organizations year round efforts protecting the locals and visitors of Jackson.
The event will consist of a presentation from TCSAR, pizza and beer, and a huge raffle with prizes valuing over $20,000!
Eat and drink at Pica's on Thursday, December 14th and 20% of all sales will be generously donated to Teton County Search and Rescue volunteers! Grab your friends and head on over for some great food and a margarita! Thanks to Pica's for supporting our team!
Join Backcountry Zero, Stio and Roadhouse Brewing for the 2nd Annual Winter Bash from 6 - 9pm on Friday, December 8th at the Q Roadhouse!
Live music from the Canyon Kids, a raffle to benefit Teton County Search and Rescue, food and beer specials from Fine Dining plus ski and snowboard films showing all night. $1 from every beer sold also benefits TCSAR.
Please join us for the winter edition of our popular What's in Your Pack class. A host of new topics featuring TCSAR volunteers and local pros teaching essentials for the backcountry.
• What’s in Your Pack and Winter Fire Building
• First Aid: Hands Only CPR and Basic Winter Ailments
• Winter Trip Planning with American Avalanche Institute
• Beacons: Parking Lot Checks and Beacon Relays with JH Outdoor Leadership Institute
Do you ski, snowboard, snowmobile or recreate on Teton Pass? Stop by the Teton Pass Open House for a free Melvin beer and to share your comments, experiences and suggestions about backcountry recreation on the pass. Chat with the Pass Ambassador and chat with TCSAR volunteers about the most common rescue locations and incidents in the Teton Pass Area.
Join us for the Skinny Skis Avalanche Awareness Night! Huge raffle including a Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Grand Pass, transceivers, ski packs, gear and more! Tasty food by Pizzeria Caldera. Presentations by MountainWeather of Jackson Hole, Teton County Search and Rescue, American Avalanche Institute, Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center and a keynote by Manuel Genswein. Info tables from 16 vendors. $5.00 entry fee benefits TCSAR.
Are you Prepared, Practiced and Present in the backcountry?
Test your skills at the Teton County Search & Rescue and Jenny Lake Rangers "Backcountry Warrior Course". The course is open to kids and adults and will be held in the Snow King ball field from 5-7pm at the next Jackson Hole Live concert.
Are you really getting the most from the avalanche forecast center? In this new workshop Sarah Carpenter from the American Avalanche Institute will walk you through our local avalanche forecast center website to help you better understand the bulletin.
Join us for an avalanche skills workshop specifically for snowmobilers! World-renowned teacher and rider Mike Duffy of avalanche1.com will be teaching this new workshop. Discussion topics will include: how not to get caught in an avalanche; daily routines; effective search techniques, searching by snowmobile, advanced rescue techniques; nine avalanche problems; recent avalanche stats; and reading the avalanche forecast. A Q&A with Mike Duffy and Dan Adams (Next Level Riding Clinics) will follow.
Space is limited in the workshop. Please register online HERE to secure your spot. This program is presented by Teton County Search and Rescue, Backcountry Zero and Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center.
JH Sports and TCSAR are excited to host the first annual 'Winter Welcome' event to kick off the 2016/17 season! The event will consist of free demos throughout the day at the Casper Demo Center with donations going to TCSAR, 10% off store wide at JH Sports (15% for pass holders), a presentation from TCSAR, and a huge raffle with prizes valuing over $10,000!
Backcountry Zero, Stio and Q Roadhouse present the WINTER BASH!
Come out Friday, December 9th to Q Roadhouse for a party! Ski movies, live music, awesome beer, a raffle, a chance to chat with the new Backcountry Zero Ambassadors and more. This event is free and open to the public. Click through for details.
Join Teton County Search and Rescue, Jenny Lake Rangers and the Ian Fund for a Picnic in the park! Sunday, July 17th from 4-7pm. On the Healthy Being Juicery Lawn at 165 E Broadway.
The event will include kids games, music by the Canyon Kids, SAR and Jenny Lake Ranger demos, and a brief presentation about the Ian Fund and Backcountry Zero.
Join us for our kickoff to summer! Teton County Search and Rescue is hosting a Community Lunch and Open House on Saturday, May 21st from Noon - 2pm. Community members of all ages are encouraged to come, take a tour of the Search & Rescue hangar and meet the rescue volunteers.
We'll also have a vendor and partner showcase where you can chat with local guides and outfitters about summer programs, see safety demonstrations and learn more about local clubs and organizations.
We'll have hot dogs generously donated by Lockhart Cattle Co., veggie burgers, ice-cream sandwiches and drinks. A $5 donation is appreciated but not required.
Tickets for this event are available at https://tcsar.wufoo.com/forms/wybaw/
Teton County Search & Rescue Foundation (TCSARF) and Backcountry Zero have announced the first annual Wyoming Backcountry Adventure Workshop (WYBAW) to be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The event will be from 9am - 12pm with a community lunch, open house and vendor showcase to follow from 12pm - 2pm.. The event will take place at the Teton County Search & Rescue Hangar.
The event will include a keynote on backcountry access and ethics, presentations on backcountry weather forecasting and trip planning, common medical emergencies and treatment and instruction on what to do in backcountry emergencies.
After the general session, attendees will be able to select from several targeted tracks for more sport-specific learning. Sessions will be offered for hiking and backpacking, climbing and mountaineering, water sports and mountain biking. Topics will include What’s In Your Pack, What’s In Your Boat, Apps Maps and Trip Planning Tools, and more.
In addition to the breakout sessions, local vendors and guides will be on hand at the Vendor Showcase to provide additional demonstrations on topics like throw bags, detangling wrapped boats, common climbing and route-finding errors, mountain bike maintenance and more. Discounts from local guides and instructors will also be available at the showcase for symposium attendees who wish to continue their educations.
A community lunch and open house will take place from 12pm - 2pm. Hot dogs generously donated by Lockhart Cattle Co., veggie burgers, ice-cream sandwiches and drinks will be available. A $5 donation is welcome but not required. Community members of all ages are encouraged to come, take a tour of the Search & Rescue hangar, meet the rescue volunteers and talk with local guides, outfitters and retailers.
Symposium tickets are $30 and include breakfast, coffee, community lunch and a swag bag of goodies from our partners and sponsors. For the complete schedule visit http://www.backcountryzero.com/events/
Tickets are available at https://tcsar.wufoo.com/forms/wybaw/.
Join the Teton County Search & Rescue for a short-haul demonstration. TCSAR Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and talk with community members about the process of short-haul.
The demonstration will start at 10:30am near the Terrain Park at the base of the Gondola and will last approximately 45 minutes.
This event is weather dependent.
Tahoe Adventure Film Festival Road Tour
February 15, 2016 at 6:30pm
The Center Theater
Tickets: $15 (plus $2 Vendini fee)
The Tahoe Adventure Film Festival (TAFF) is like no other film festival in the world. This fun high-energy evening will fuel your passion for action, and ignite your senses for adventure. TAFF celebrates the adventure sports community with newly released films of daring exploits and epic adventures in some of the most remote places and harsh conditions that test the human spirit. Filmmakers capture the power and intensity of skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, rock climbing, surfing, mountain biking, BASE jumping and other heart-pounding sports that feed our addiction to adventure.
Many of the segments are special edits including previews of films that have not been released. Todd Offenbacher, TAFF founder and host of Outside Television, is part of this elite group of daredevils. The festival is an extension of Todd’s passionate nature and life of adventure full of challenges that helps him excel in all areas of life with greater clarity. “I’ve traveled the globe to ski, climb, and explore where I’ve met so many likeminded people living the same dream,” says Offenbacher. “This festival comes from my heart and soul, and represents the collective passion and lessons learned to inspire everyone to pursue their dreams with gusto.”
A raffle to raise money for the Teton County Search and Rescue will take place during intermission.
Join Backcountry Magazine staff as they showcase the newest equipment, including skis, skins, splitboards, beacons, shovels, probes and airbag packs, all in a yurt-based setting. Also, Arc’teryx will be on hand all weekend showing off their technical outerwear and packs. AIARE educators will conduct demos and classes each day, and Jackson Hole Guides will take visitors on complimentary backcountry tours with an emphasis on safety education. On Saturday at 5 p.m., BASECAMP hosts a huge party and huger raffle at the Alpenhof Lodge with proceeds benefitting Teton County Search and Rescue. Buy your raffle tickets HERE!
Daily, Saturday and Sunday, January 23-24
9:00 – Avalanche forecast and trip planning workshop; Uphill how-to clinic
10:00 – Guided trips depart
11:00 – AIARE demonstration; Airbag demo; Uphill how-to clinic
1:00 – Guided trips depart; AIARE demonstration; Uphill how-to clinic
3:00 – AIARE demonstration; Airbag demo; Uphill how-to clinic
5:00 – Party and raffle at the Alpenhof Lodge and Bistro (Saturday only)
Please join us on November 7th for the first annual Wyoming Snow and Avalanche Workshop. Register Here
Join us on February 15 at the Center for the Arts for great films, food and beverages to benefit TCSAR volunteers in memory of Ray Shriver.
Open to SAR Applicants with an RSVP. Join TCSAR volunteers for an orientation for new SAR applicants. Agenda includes a tour, question and answer session with current TCSAR volunteers and an introduction to the TCSAR Foundation. Previous RSVP for this event required. Any questions please contact Jessica King @ 307-732-8337.
Join TCSAR volunteers on December 2nd for another round of WIYP. The class will run from 6-8pm and costs $20 per person. Classes provided by SAR volunteers and The Bridger-Teton Avy Center. All new class layout and skills. Sign Up Today, this class does sell out!