Episode 128 – Inside The Teton County Search and Rescue Foundation and The Fine Line Podcast with Matt Hansen

By Michael Moeri | 02/25/2021 |

In this episode, Matt shares the story of how working a summer in the Tetons made a life-changing impact. Matt also talks about the incredible work of the volunteers at Teton County Search and Rescue and all that goes into helping people prepare for the backcountry. Stephan and Matt discuss The Fine Line podcast and the impact storytelling can have.

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Episode 127 – Behind the Yonder Lies Podcast with Hannah Habermann and Jesse Bryant

By Michael Moeri | 02/18/2021 |

Yonder Lies is a podcast series that shares the stories of the locals, talks about Jackson Hole’s rich history and the conflicts that make Jackson Hole what it is today. In this episode, Hannah and Jesse share how they met and eventually made their way out to Jackson. They talk about why they started Yonder Lies and all that goes into producing a creative, research-based podcast from scratch. Stephan, Jesse, and Hannah also talk about the importance of learning about the place you call home and feeling connected to your community. 

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Episode 126 – Crafting a Taste of Jackson Hole with Travis Goodman and Chas Marsh

By Michael Moeri | 02/11/2021 |

In this episode, Chas and Travis share the origin story of Jackson Hole Still Works, how they crafted their recipes, and the good they do for the community. Stephan, Travis, and Chas also talk about running a business with a partner and the importance of keeping fun a part of the work you do.

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Episode 125 –  Deepening a Connection to Place with Story Clark

By Michael Moeri | 02/04/2021 |

In this episode, Story shares the history of her Grandfather moving out from Pennsylvania to Jackson Hole back in the 20s to form a climbers ranch and boys camp. She also talks about her passion for conservation and helping grow non-profit organizations. Stephan and Story chat about how she created TravelStorysGPS and how it continues to evolve and grow. 

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Episode 124 – To Be Alive with Chris Hessler

By Michael Moeri | 01/28/2021 |

In this episode, Chris shares the story of how he beat brain cancer and why it brought him closer to his family. He also talks about working with Bill Watkins and Carol Mann to make a 25 year plan and discovering how he wanted to live the rest of his life.  Stephan and Chris discuss the importance of having a coach and giving back to the community. 

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Episode 123 – Unleash Epic Stories with Mark Fisher

By Michael Moeri | 01/21/2021 |

In this episode, Mark talks about how he went from living and working around the globe to falling in love and settling down in Driggs ID. He shares some behind the scenes stories of what went into documenting the epic journeys of heading up Mount Everest and summiting Gamlang Razi in Myanmar. Stephan and Mark also discuss the importance of community, which is not only where you live, but who you adventure with.

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Episode 122 – Breaking Patterns and Being Oppen with Whitney Oppenhuizen

By Michael Moeri | 01/14/2021 |

In this episode, Whitney talks about her family’s connection to Jackson Hole and the path that led her to settle in the Valley. Whitney shares how she has overcome some personal obstacles to find out what she truly wants out of life. Stephan and Whitney also discuss the benefits of working with a life coach and the importance of building on our relationships.

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Episode 121 – Exploring the Enigmas of Human Performance with Zahan Billimoria

By Michael Moeri | 01/07/2021 |

In this episode, Zahan talks about how he made his way out to the Tetons after growing up in Switzerland. He shares his path of going from being a mechanic to teaching, to guiding to founding The Samsara Experience. Stephan and Zahan also discuss the importance of having a connection with nature and raising kids in Jackson. 

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Episode 120 – 2020 Wrap-Up with Stephan Abrams and Michael Moeri

By Michael Moeri | 12/31/2020 |

In this week’s episode of the Jackson Hole Connection, Stephan and Michael talk about some of the memorable guests and moments of 2020. We will be back next week with all-new episodes of The Jackson Hole Connection!

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Episode 119 – Life at Teton Valley Ranch Camp with Jim Ligori

By Michael Moeri | 12/24/2020 |

In this episode, Jim talks about how his parents made their way out to Jackson, growing up in the Valley, and what life is like as a camper and a camp director at the historic Teton Valley Ranch Camp. Stephan and Jim also talk about the difference between “camp friends” and “friends at home”. 

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