2 rescued from Grand Teton National Park



JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Two climbers were rescued over the weekend in Grand Teton National Park.

Rangers used helicopters to rescue a 28-year-old climber stranded Friday near the top of the Grand Stand, and to evacuate a 25-year-old climber injured Saturday in a fall above Death Canyon.

According to the Jackson Hole Daily (http://bit.ly/oBuIw2 ) rangers on Friday rescued Jesse Selwyn, of Florence, Mont., who tried to climb the Black Ice Couloir on the northwest side of the Grand.

Park spokewoman Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles says the second operation occurred Saturday, when Lauren McLean, of Lake Oswego, Ore., fell 20 to 30 feet because her belay system failed. McLean was flown to the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City for additional medical care, according to the park’s press release.


Information from: Jackson Hole News And Guide, http://www.jhnewsandguide.com