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gopherguy06 wrote:


Anyone skied or stayed near Jackson Hole? We were thinking of going there and Grand Targhee and not sure if there is a “town” between or where people have stayed.


Wife and I skied both Jackson Hole and Grand Targhee years ago. Jackson is known for its monstrous vertical drop (4,000′, highest in the U.S.) whereas Grand Targhee is a small resort that’s famous for its deep powder. Jackson is mostly expert terrain and has very little in the way of intermediate cruisers. They do have a beginner area that for most is too easy. Meanwhile Targhee can be difficult for intermediate skiers because the powder is often TOO deep.

One fun thing we did to take a break from skiing was to rent snowmobiles for a day to explore Yellowstone. Nothing challenging about that as you had to stay on the roads, but still we found it super fun. Not sure they allow this anymore though…

On that same trip we also spent a day at Big Sky and liked the skiing there better than either Jackson or Targhee as it was more to our intermediate/single black ski level.