Grand Targhee Resort
- P.O. Box SKI
Alta, Wyoming 83422
Nestled on the west side of the Grand Tetons, Grand Targhee Ski and Summer Resort enjoys uncrowded slopes, abundant powder (over 500" annually) and amazing Teton scenery. Grand Targhee offers 3000 acres of ski and snowboard terrain, 500 of these acres were just opened for the 2001-2002 season with the addition of Sacajawea high speed quad chairlift on Peaked Mountain. Grand Targhee also reserves additional acres for your snow cat skiing adventure! Many additional activities are available at Grand Targhee: a full service resort, including Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, restaurants, retail shops, and bar. It is located only 50 miles from Rexburg.
Grand Targhee is located on the Caribou/Targhee National Forest east of Driggs, Idaho. The mountain rises to about 10,200 ft. at the top and a base elevation of 8,000 ft. giving a 2,200 ft. vertical drop of exciting skiing thrills. Targhee offers skiers 2 mountains totaling 3000 acres. 1,500 acres are served by lifts offering wide groomed trails and skiable powder. There are a total of four lifts: 1 Magic Carpet, 1 double chair, 1 quad chair and 1 hi-speed quad. The uphill lift capacity is 7,200 per hour. There are 63 trails. The longest run is 14,675 ft. The second mountain offers 1500 acres, (2,800 ft. vertical drop) reserved exclusively for powder snow cat skiing. Grand Targhee offers alpine skiing, night skiing, heli-skiing, snow cat skiing, cross country, snow tubing and snow boarding. Grand Targhee also offers: group lessons, mountain workshops, mountain guide programs, and snowboard programs. Other exciting activities include learning to ski Grand Targhee's legendary deep powder, exploring new areas, learning to snowboard, enjoying a Peaked Snow Cat Powder Adventure, playing on a new snow toy, becoming an all conditions slider, participating in Snow Sports School with people of your own age or skill level, skating or classic skiing on groomed cross country track, trying telemark skiing, and special women and children's programs.