Jackson Hole Ski Resort

3395 Cody Ln Teton Village, WY 83025 http://www.jacksonhole.com
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Jackson Hole Ski Resort is one of the premiere ski mountains in the U.S. known for its amazing scenery and for having some of the most challenging terrain anywhere. It is located in Teton Village, Wyoming, just south of Grand Teton National Park. Jackson Hole Ski Resort receives an average of 450 inches of snowfall each year amply covering its skiable terrain of 2,500 acres. It boasts a vertical drop of more than 4,139 feet and a run total of 133.

Jackson Hole Ski Resort

Photo by Clark Weber via on Flickr

Although Jackson Hole Ski Resort is known for having some of the most difficult runs in the world, they have a variety of terrain for beginner and intermediates and have been trying to make improvements to attract non-experts by increasing intermediate terrain and increasing grooming. But, this mountain is best for advanced-intermediate to expert skiers. It is notorious for steep terrain, and drops. Sure, other mountains have them too. But at Jackson Hole Ski Resort, you’re talking about 40 degree steeps and 30 foot leaps. With the gorgeous scenery of the Tetons, this is the perfect place for the world’s best freeskiers. Even if you are not an expert, don’t let that keep you from going to Jackson Hole Ski Resort. If you're looking to push yourself on your skis and get a fright every once in a while from the rapidly changing terrain, this is the mountain for you.

The village has numerous first-class hotels, restaurants and visitor attractions all with a western character. Teton Village and the lift tickets are very expensive and Jackson Hole Ski Resort is not the easiest mountain to travel to. All the same, this ski resort should be on everyone’s bucket list. The massive views of Grand Teton National Park and the charming Western Character of the village should not be missed.

Jackson Hole Ski Resort Notable Trails:

  • Corbet’s Couloir – This is Jackson Hole Ski Resorts a legendary chute. It is only about 150 meters long. But, it's been called the world's scariest slope by numerous publications. It is a measuring stick for expert skiers. It starts with a massive drop onto a 50-degree slope. Then, if you are still alive, you’ll need to swerve to miss the rock. If you simply want to look, the tram cruises right by Corbet's on its way to the top, offering skiers/riders a glimpse.
  • Hobacks - Some of the world's deepest powder with a huge vertical. A rare treat that should not be missed by advanced skiers.
  • Alta Zero – Considered to be the one of the steepest, scariest runs in the state.
  • Tower Three Chute
  • Saratoga Bowl

Jackson Hole Ski Resort Tips:

  • First timers to the mountain should take advantage of a guide or an instructor to get you familiar with the terrain to make sure you find appropriate terrain for your ability.
  • Jackson Hole Ski Resort gets lots of powder. Get some powder skis
  • The tram ride leads to trails for advanced skiers. But, take that ride just for the view. Beginners can always ride back down.

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Mountain Profile

Elevation
Top Elevation

Top Elevation: 10450

Base Elevation

Base Elevation: 6310

Vertical Drop
4140
Terrain
Beginner

Beginner: 10

Total Runs

Total Runs: 133

Intermediate

Intermediate: 40

Skiable Terrain

Skiable Terrain: 2500

Advanced

Advanced: 50

Terrain Parks

Terrain Parks: 7

Expert

Expert: 0

Night Skiing

Night Skiing: No

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