Skiing the Grand Teton 3-20-2015

Fredrick Marmsater and Tanner Flanagan prepare the ropes while enjoying the sunrise on the Teepee Glacier.

Fredrik Marmsater and Tanner Flanagan prepare the ropes while enjoying the sunrise on the Teepee Glacier.  7:54am

To ski the Grand Teton has always been a goal of mine.  It felt like a right of passage growing up in Jackson Hole.  I have climbed it numerous times in the summer, but to climb and ski it in the winter is no small feat.  I left the parking lot at 1am with Tanner Flanagan and Fredrik Marmsater.  The snow was bullet proof as we skinned to the meadows.  We had hoped to skin to the top of the Teepee Glacier, but as we started slipping and sliding at the base of the meadows we soon realized we would be boot packing.  We reached the top of the Teepee Glacier just in time to watch the sunrise.  It was absolutely breath-taking.

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Warren Miller Cover Girl!

Warren Miller Poster

“Hey Jess. We have some good news.  You are the first female athlete to headline the poster as the featured action shot in 30 years!”  – Warren Miller Ent.  I never thought I would be the poster girl for Warren Miller!  I can’t tell you how excited and honored I am.  I am the second female to ever be on the cover of the Warren Miller Poster.  The last was in 1978.

WM Poster 1978