snowmobiler http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming Snowmobile Trail Ranked Fifth in the West http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-snowmobile-trail-ranked-fifth-west <p>Snowest Magazine has ranked the Continental Divide&nbsp;Snowmobile&nbsp;Trail the&nbsp;fifth best&nbsp;trail&nbsp;in the West.&nbsp; Wyoming State&nbsp;Trails&nbsp;Program’s&nbsp;Ron McKinney says the reason the Continental Divide&nbsp;Trail&nbsp;is so popular is that it offers 490 miles of very diverse mountain riding.&nbsp; The&nbsp;trail&nbsp;starts at South Pass and ends at West Yellowstone.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 01:37:23 +0000 Melodie Edwards 51781 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Snowmobile Trail Ranked Fifth in the West Rescue helicopter crashes http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/rescue-helicopter-crashes <p>A helicopter on a rescue mission in Teton County crashed yesterday, killing one person on board. The snowmobiler they were trying to help also died.</p><p>The Sherriff&rsquo;s Department says the snowmobiler&rsquo;s party called and reported an accident just before noon, and Teton Search and Rescue sent a helicopter to help. The chopper landed at the accident scene but left to get additional personnel. It crashed on Togwotee Pass.</p><p>Search and Rescue member Ray Shriver was killed. The pilot and second Search and Rescue member were transported to St. John&rsquo;s Medical Center.</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 13:03:41 +0000 Willow Belden 19662 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Rescue helicopter crashes Avalanches kill two people http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/avalanches-kill-two-people <p>Authorities say avalanches have killed a snowmobiler in Montana and a cross-country skier in Wyoming.</p><p>Doug Chabot with the Gallatin National Forest says the snowmobiler triggered the slide about noon on Saturday north of Cooke City in southwestern Montana.</p><p>He says two hours later a skier in the North Absaroka Wilderness in Wyoming traveling on flat ground was engulfed by an avalanche that swept down a nearby slope.</p> Mon, 02 Jan 2012 14:07:29 +0000 The Associated Press 17409 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Avalanches kill two people