Have you ever wondered what tracks you are looking at in the fresh snow? Our Resort Naturalists are full of fun facts and information about our local wildlife, trees, and history of the Greater Teton Region.

Book a snowshoe tour and take a deeper dive into what makes up Grand Targhee and the surrounding forests. Learn about what animals are out and about during winter and how they survive in this climate. 

The snowshoe tour lasts about 1.5 hours and winds through pristine forests. After a fresh snowfall, you’ll see tracks from all sorts of animals in including the snowshoe hair, foxes, chipmunks, ermins, owls, and more. 

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Brigid Sinram - Resort Naturalist at Grand Targhee Resort
Brigid Sinram
  • M.S. Recreation Resource Management, Utah State University
  • Teton Science Schools Graduate Program
  • B.S. Natural Resource Interpretation, Colorado State University

Brigid Sinram has been a field instructor, outdoor educator, hiking, and snowshoe guide on both sides of the Tetons for the past 20 years. During Brigid’s graduate work, she focused on utilizing a ski resort for outdoor learning opportunities with diverse audiences. Brigid took over the Nature Center in 2006 and has worked to increase local school field trips and Naturalist guided programs. Her passion for the wild outdoors has fueled her career in conservation, outreach, and experiential outdoor education. In her free time, Brigid enjoys biking, skiing, and exploring the mountains and rivers with her husband and dogs.

Callie Lajza - resort naturalist at Grand Targhee Resort
Callie Lajza 
  • M.S. Ed. College of William & Mary 
  • B.A. University of Central Florida 
  • Wilderness First Responder 
  • Swiftwater and River Rescue 
  • 200hr YTT Yoga Instructor 
  • Leave No Trace Master Educator 

Callie graduated from UCF in 2016 and continued her education at William & Mary. She was the Graduate Assistant for the Outdoor Program which furthered her interest in outdoor education. After graduating, Callie moved to Jackson, WY to work for the Bridger-Teton National Forest as an Interpretive Ranger. When the season with BTNF finished, she accepted a position at Teton Science Schools as an Outdoor Educator. The winter of 2019 included working for Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Teton Gravity Research. In 2020, Callie moved to Driggs, Idaho and accepted a position working on the trail crew for Caribou-Targhee National Forest. This transition led to working for Grand Targhee Resort as a Winter Naturalist. In between work, Callie enjoys whitewater kayaking, rock climbing, hiking, yoga, and hula hooping. Callie was fortunate enough to climb the Grand Teton this summer and is excited to pursue more peaks in the near future! 

hanna holcomb
Hanna Holcomb
  • B.A. Biology and English, Wesleyan University
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Leave No Trace Master Educator
  • AIARE I

Hanna graduated from Wesleyan University in 2019 with a B.A. in biology and English. While in college she worked as a field assistant in an ecology lab and spent summers building hiking trails with the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps. In 2017 she began writing for Connecticut Woodlands Magazine and fell in love with the challenge of communicating science to a broad audience. In the fall of 2020 Hanna served as an AmeriCorps member in field education with Teton Science Schools. She moved to Victor, Idaho in November and is excited to spend the winter as a naturalist at Grand Targhee Resort. In her free time Hanna enjoys trail running, cycling, and skiing.

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