Locals: Pete Lawton

PETE LAWTON GREW up ski racing and training on Snow King Mountain. Fast-forward thirtyish years and Lawton is CEO of the Bank of Jackson Hole and skis the King during his lunch hour. “I always have skis in my car,”…

A Legacy of Adventure

Two hundred years after John Colter was the first white man to see Yellowstone and Jackson Hole, two friends retrace his route, find it’s still full of adventure, and make a movie about it.  By Dina Mishev. /. Images from Colter:…

Snack Time

Fuel your Jackson Hole adventures with these locally made snacks. By Melissa Thomasma  //  Photography by bradly j. boner WE DON’T REALLY do humdrum in Jackson Hole. Our mountains are extraordinary, as is the snow that covers them. Accordingly, our…

Teton Valley Playground

Make the most of a trip to Grand Targhee. By Molly Absolon GRAND TARGHEE RESORT is not only on the opposite side of the Tetons from Jackson, but also Jackson’s opposite in terms of vibe. Instead of the fancy boutiques,…

Live Music

Don’t think that skiing all day means you can’t dance all night. By Samantha Simma MANY NIGHT CAPS in Jackson Hole cater to your sense of sound, with a range of genres presented by local musicians. Whether you’d like to…

As the Hole Deepens

American Life in 2024 By Tim Sandlin  //  illustrations by birgitta sif AS FATE WOULD have it, my PaPaw’s seventieth birthday and the end of our forty-eighth month in isolation fell on the same day. To celebrate, my son, Chub,…

Icon of the West

Noppadol Paothong’s photography exhibit at the National Museum of Wildlife Art highlights the importance of greater sage-grouse to Western culture and conservation.  By maggie theodora  //  Photography by Noppadol Paothong WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER NOPPADOL Paothong spent eleven years working on his…

The Browse

A look back at the beginnings of Jackson Hole’s original thrift store on the event of its fiftieth anniversary, coming up in 2022. By Whitney Royster SOME OF MY best purchases include Patagonia jackets for my kids, soccer cleats, coolers, and frying pans.…