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Monthly Archives: April 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE

Planning for future events is on hold until the restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic have been lifted.

The Pioneers Boulder

Proposal: As part of the expansion to the Teton County Parks and Recreation Center, create a “Pioneers Boulder” that honors the pioneers of Teton mountaineering and continues the historical tribute begun by the Teton Boulder Project and the proposed Rangers Boulder addition.

Background: In November 2019, Teton County Voters approved Proposition #9, which allocated $22,000,000.00 for “designing, planning, engineering, construction, and equipping the renovation and expansion of the Teton County/Jackson Recreation Center.” The amenities included a line item for “1,000 SF Outdoor Climbing Boulders.”

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The Ranger Boulder

Proposal: create a 2,000-square-foot climbing boulder, adjacent to the Teton Boulder Park, that honors the contributions of the Jenny Lake Rangers to Teton climbing history.

Background: In 2011, The Teton Boulder Project — a public/private partnership between the town of Jackson, Teton County and the Teton climbing community — designed and built the Teton Boulder Park in Phil Baux Park at the base of Snow King as an interactive tribute to the history of Teton mountaineering. 

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