Exum Mountain Guides fired mountaineering guide Stephen Koch this week after he broke Grand Teton National Park rules by towing skiers across Jackson Lake, according to the AP. Only ice fishermen may use snowmobiles on the lake.“Stephen replica A Lange & Sohne 116.025 Men's watch has been fired from Exum,” Jack Turner told the Jackson Hole News and Guide. “We expect our guides to comply with all ouroperating instructions. They are to comply with regulations. He didn’t.”Koch posted a YouTube video of the February 7th excursion on his web site. Yesterday, the snowboard mountaineer apologized for the incident on his blog, stating that he suffered a lapse in judgment.
Snowmobiling on Jackson Lake is permitted, but only to gain accessto ice fishing. I have respect for Park regulations. However, in thisinstance, I failed to resist the temptation to snowmobile with friendsover the lake to ease the approach on a one-day ascent and descent ofthis magnificent mountain. For my selfishness, I must apologize first to replica A Lange & Sohne 109.025 Men's watch the National Park Service, myfamilyandalso to my friends, my clients and formerassociates at Exum Mountain Guides, my coworkers at the Jackson HoleMountain Resort, my colleagues at Art Hazen Real Estate, to the GrandTeton Climbing Rangers, my sponsors, and to the climbing, skiing, andsnowboarding communities in general. For a full account of what transpired, check out the Jackson Hole News and Guide.
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