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As the story goes, when news of Bill Briggs' June 15, 1971 first descent of the Grand Teton reached Jackson-town, local newspaper woman Virginia Huidekoper, somewhat disbelieving, went up for a flight over the peak to see for herself. The result is this iconic photograph showing Briggs' unlikely tracks. Photo: Virginia Huidekoper

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