By Sam Collentine, Meteorologist Posted 9 years ago March 16, 2015

Behind The Scenes: Skiing The Grand Teton

As part of Jeremy Jones' latest film, Higher, once of a lifetime conditions allowed Jeremy and team to ride the east face of the 13,770-ft Grand Teton.

"Had it been any other winter, it would just be unreasonable to be riding any 55 degree hanging snowfield at 14,000 feet after 3-4 feet of new snowfall." -Exum Mountain Guide Zahan Billimoria

On December 28, 2014, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Asymbol, and Teton Gravity Research hosted an evening with Travis Rice, Jeremy Jones, Zahan Billimoria, and Steve Jones to discuss the experience of climbing the Grand Teton and riding the infamous Otter Body route.

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Sam Collentine


Sam Collentine is the Chief Operating Officer of OpenSnow and lives in Basalt, Colorado. Before joining OpenSnow, he studied Atmospheric Science at the University of Colorado, spent time at Channel 7 News in Denver, and at the National Weather Service in Boulder.

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