Ski Grand Teton, National Park Skiing

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Grand Teton National Park lures cross-country skiers, snowshoers, and backcountry skiers, while the ski resorts in the surrounding communities provide acres of inbound runs.

Ski Resorts

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

  • Overview
    While known best for 2500 in bound acres of bowls, groomers, steeps and deeps, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort offers a little piece of powder heaven for the novice to the most experienced skier. All skiers can enjoy the 4,139 feet of vertical rise and the 459 inches of average snowfall each season.
  • Season
    Late November to the first part of April.
  • Price Range
    Adult tickets range from $89-$144 for adults, depending on the season.
  • Location
    Distance from south entrance of Grand Teton National Park – 35 miles. (There is a shorter route between Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and the Park, but the Moose-Wilson road is not maintained and not open during the winter season.)

Snow King Mountain

  • Overview
    Snow King Mountain, Wyoming's first ski area founded in 1939, is the "town hill" and offers night skiing. The area also offers night skiing and snow tubing.
  • Season
    First part of December to the end of March.
  • Price Range
    Adult Tickets range from $30 to $55 depending on full day, half day, or 2 hour time slot.
  • Location
    Distance from south entrance of Grand Teton National Park – 25 miles

Grand Targhee Mountain Resort

  • Overview
    Found on the western slope of the Teton Mountains, Grand Targhee has two mountain peaks with over 2,500 acres of skiable terrain. Targhee is famous for great powder and for consistently receiving over 500 inches of snow each year. Snow tubing is also available at Targhee.
  • Season
    Late November to the first part of April.
  • Price Range
    Tickets are $80-$85 for Adult Full Day.
  • Location
    Distance from south entrance of Grand Teton National Park – 70 miles

Cross Country Skiing

Nearly all of the unplowed roads in Grand Teton National Park become cross-country ski trails during the winter. However, some areas are closed to protect wildlife. Check with local Park Personnel to plan your route.

Heli Skiing

Heli ski trips include a guide to lead a team, usually no more than five persons, and these guides are trained to find the best skiable snow on the highest peaks in the area.

Backcountry Skiing

Various outfitters and guides offer day tours and overnight hut trips for alpine and telemark skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing in the Grand Tetons of Wyoming.

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