Ski Wyoming

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Ski Wyoming, USA

For many of us Wyoming conjures up images of cowboys and Indians, spectacular wild-west scenery and rodeos.  Visitors to this beautiful state will not be disappointed; it has all that and much more.   If you have time to take out from your winter sports activities, there is plenty of history to he explored.  


Wyoming has many historic sites and museums where you can get a glimpse into the days when the emigrant trails passed through the state, from old forts, prisons and battlefields to historic western towns and Native Indian sites. One of Wyoming’s most famous attractions is Yellowstone National Park and the steam of Old Faithful’s geothermal geyser.


When it comes to winter sports, probably the most well known names in Wyoming skiing are Jackson Hole and Grand Targhee. Other ski areas and resorts in Wyoming include places with very magical names:  Antelope Butte, Big Horn Resort, Deer Haven, Hogadon Ski Area, Meadowlark Lake Resort, Pahaska Tepee, Pine Creek Ski Area, Sleeping Giant, Snow King, Snowy Range and White Pine Ski Area.


Ski Resorts in Wyoming, USA



Grand Targhee

Grand Targhee is approx. one hour from Jackson Hole in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest in the Teton Mountains of the western part of Wyoming.   Grand Targhee boasts it does not use snowmaking and receives somewhere in the region of up to 500 inches of snow annually!  The mountain comprises two peaks, Fred’s Mountain and Peaked Mountain, totalling over 3,000 acres of skiing and riding terrain. Other highlights include:  Two free style terrain parks, Nordic trails, snowshoeing, dog sledding, tubing park and ice rink. 


Jackson Hole

Located in the Grand Teton mountain range, Jackson Hole has two mountains, ‘Apres Vous’ and ‘Rendezvous’.  The two mountains make up the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.  This area has been a popular destination for skiers and boarders for many years.  The Resort is 12 miles NW of Jackson and just over a half hour’s drive from Jackson Airport.  Flights connect from many major U.S. cities.  It is a five hour drive NE from Salt Lake City and eight hour drive from Denver, Colorado.  


There is open backcountry access to over 3000 acres.  Snowboarding is permitted on the mountains, plus there are two terrain parks and a superpipe.   All the usual activities are there, and more, including Nordic, dog sledding, telemark, snowshoeing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, and a NASTAR race course.