Grand Targhee Resort

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Grand Targhee Resort Ski Packages

Lodging Discount Price
Teton Peaks Lodge & RV Park
33% off $125
Jackson Hole Lodge
14% off $218
Ranch Inn
14% off $176
Parkway Inn
14% off $339
Anvil Hotel
9% off $272
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Overall
3.9

Grand Targhee gets little fanfare or fame, but it should – for its frequent powder, fantastic Teton scenery, and friendly people. Targhee opened for skiing in 1969, just three years after nearby Jackson Hole – an hour’s drive away. Grand Targhee, or the ‘Ghee affectionately labeled by locals, is one of the smallest big ski resorts, with 2,602 ac of wide-open terrain and plentiful snow- over 500 in annually, but no fancy resort hotels at the base. Did we mention Wyoming's only cat skiing? 602 ac of powder skiing reached by snow cat.

17/18 Historical Snowfall

Grand Targhee Resort vs
Grand Targhee ResortHogadon Basin
beginner33 %7 %
intermediate37 %37 %
advanced25 %56 %
expert5 %-
total runs95 27
ski area2,000ac 60ac
summit elevation9,920ft 8,000ft
total lifts5 -
child lift ticketFree $27
adult lift ticket$85 $42
uncrowded
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snow
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back country
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value for money
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average total snowfall290″ -
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Grand Targhee Resort Reviews

Fabulous 4.4 / 5
based on 11 reviews

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Superb!4.6 / 5Nov 07, 2018
Bruce B. Bruce B.
advanced snowboarder
Not an easy place to get to, destination location, well worth the trip. My first time there we were staying in Jackson Hole with a lack of snow. Somebody suggested a bus trip to Targhee, because they were getting dumped on. That was an understatement. The riding was so good we stayed. I have been back a few times. Being a destination location, we... More
Good!3.7 / 5Dec 03, 2017
YKYanni K.
advanced skier
Just amazing! Best snow, not expensive, but not easy lodging for low deals. Lots of powder snow days and great variety of trails to ski all days! Nice backountry tours too. Worth the visit.... More
Poor!1.2 / 5Nov 27, 2017
MBMike B.
expert snowboarder
Grand Targhee is your soulful hippy friend, not like the brawny rock star resort over the hill. Cool laid back vibe, excellent terrain and powder to kill or die for. ... More
Very Good!4 / 5Nov 24, 2017
DJDaniel J.
expert snowboarder
Looking for Jackson terrain without the crowds? Go to Targhee! This will probably change in the next few years so hurry up and go! Also, if you want to find some crazy in bound drops, this is the place to be. Gnarliest cliff band I have ever seen! The upstairs bar and restaurant have pretty rad daily deals and the taco night is something you want... More
Superb!5 / 5Oct 16, 2017
CBCarl B.
Light, dry blower powder and plenty of it all winter ! Light crowds here and a fun variety of terrain for all ability levels. If you get here on a clear day the views of the tetons are amazing .
Superb!5 / 5Feb 20, 2013
EEsther
I love Grand Targhee because of the awesome snow conditions and the absence of crowds.
Superb!5 / 5Jul 24, 2012
RRoberta
For being such a great place to ski there is always a hill to ski by your self. For being such a popular area it still has room for everyone to breath.
Superb!5 / 5May 12, 2012
DDominique
Challenging to say the least! Black diamonds here would be considered double black anywhere else.
Superb!5 / 5Nov 10, 2010
WWarner
When no one else has snow, it always seems that Grand Targhee has snow, and plenty of it. It is an easy resort to ski for everyone that goes.
Superb!5 / 5May 04, 2008
RRebekah
The drive in. They get more snow than the local slopes (Pebble Creek). It's very friendly and laid back.

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