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Winter

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Wyoming residents might be tired of witnessing history – but some parts of the state experienced their lowest winter temperatures ever recorded last week. The National Weather Service in Riverton complied the numbers recorded in cities and towns across the state during last week’s immense cold snap. While it was bitterly cold across Wyoming, certain…

Our neighbors north of the border in British Columbia have come up with a very Canadian way of snowboarding which is effectively dog sledding. A video is going viral from Jade City, BC where a man on his snowboard is pulled across the street by his dogs which are on harnesses.  His method works flawlessly…

After months of uncertainty followed by salvation, Dec. 4 is the official opening day for the 2020-2021 season at the Sleeping Giant Ski Area and Zipline. The ski area opens this morning for its first influx of winter recreation enthusiasts, who will be able to enjoy the traditional Sleeping Giant experience while savoring the newest…

  One of the worst parts of any winter is the black ice.  Most people have problems when they’re driving on it, but this video proves that walking on it is just as difficult. A man in the UK had just gotten off work and had made his way home.  When he tried to walk…

Well, winter seems like it’s officially here.  And with that, comes snowy driving conditions. Now most everyone in Wyoming has a good grasp on how to drive in these conditions, however, it’s never a bad idea to refresh your memory about the best techniques to deal with inclement driving conditions. According to caranddriver.com, there are…

Its never too early to plan your Yellowstone winter. August 1st is the opening for the 2020-2021 winter lottery for the Non-commercially Guided Snowmobile Access Program in Yellowstone. These snowmobile permits are specifically for recreational use, without any commercial guides. First authorized in 2013, this permit allows for one group of up to 5 snowmobiles…

Sleeping Giant will stay awake in 2021. In a press release yesterday, the Yellowstone Recreation Foundation announced that the Sleeping Giant Ski Area is quote “committed to winter operations and beyond” unquote. It was only recently announced that Sleeping Giant was ending its winter season after 2020 due to a consistent pattern of unprofitable seasons.…

Are you and your dog being good stewards of Wyoming’s wildlife in winter? Bridger – Teton National Forest has sent out a reminder for all Wyomingites to observe winter wildlife closures within all national forests. This is the most stressful time of year for wildlife, especially since most female deer, elk, and moose have to…

It’s officially winter – in Yellowstone, at least. Yellowstone has announced that December 15th will be the first day of the 2019-2020 Winter Season. This means that roads are now open to commercially-guided snowmobiles and snowcoaches. The North, West, and South Entrances will be ready for snow traffic on the 15th. Over-snow travel from the…

The rest of 2019 is all downhill – and that’s a good thing. The 77th ski season awakens the Sleeping Giant Ski Area this Friday, December 13th. This is the 10th season since Cody stepped in to help fund much need improvements and save the popular resort from deteriorating into abandonment and closure. Through the…


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