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January 20, 2023

Grasshopper Glacier, Wyoming Disintegration Underway

Grasshopper Glacier, Connie Glacier, J Glacier and Sourdough Glacier in 1966 map (black outline of glaciers) and in 2022 false color Sentinel image (green dots for glacier outline). The area of Grasshopper Glacier declined from 3.28 km² to 0.81 km². Closeup of area in 2021 and 2022 illustrates the many glacier fragments. Grasshopper Glacier in the Wind River Range of Wyoming has a southern terminus calving into a lake, and …