Grand Teton National Park

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Teen Missing in Grand Teton Tried to Flee Searchers

Fauna Jackson also changed her clothes and hair

(Newser) - A 16-year-old girl who went missing Thursday in Grand Teton National Park apparently didn't want to be found. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Fauna Jackson of Ohio was found Saturday morning but attempted to escape when approached by authorities. She had also cut and dyed her hair and changed her... More »

Search for Teen Volunteer Underway in Grand Teton

Fauna Jackson was working on a trail when she disappeared Thursday

(Newser) - The search for a 16-year-old Ohio girl has entered a second day in Grand Teton National Park, the AP reports. Fauna Jackson is part of a youth conservation group called Groundwork USA. She's been missing since she took a break from working on a trail in the Wyoming park... More »

2 Women Die in 200-Foot Fall at National Park

Climbers weren't wearing ropes; 3rd woman rescued

(Newser) - Two women died when they fell about 200 feet while trying to climb a mountain in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. The National Park Service says the accident occurred around 11am Saturday on the 12,300-foot Teewinot Mountain, the sixth-tallest peak in the Teton Range. The agency identified the... More »

Russian Hiker Found Dead in Grand Teton Park

20-year-old went missing on Monday

(Newser) - A Russian student who went missing in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park has been found dead. The body of 20-year-old Aleksandr "Sasha" Sagiev was found in the park yesterday, after he went for a hike on Monday and never returned. Sagiev's body was discovered below a steep... More »

Sneaky Grand Canyon Hikers Headed to US Court

They tried to get around the shutdown

(Newser) - Determined hikers trying to get into the Grand Canyon despite the government shutdown will end up in federal court for their trouble. Park rangers—the remaining few who haven't been furloughed—have issued 21 citations to people found inside the national park despite its closure, reports the AP . All... More »

16 Rescued From Stormy Grand Tetons

Search for missing climber to continue

(Newser) - Rangers dangling from helicopters plucked 16 injured climbers from a mountain in Grand Teton National Park yesterday. Three separate climbing parties reported injuries—mostly burns from lightning strikes—after a severe storm hit. The search for the last missing climber was postponed due to darkness, but starts again today. Click... More »

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