Jackson Hole Wyoming


4.5 / 5

based on 52 reviews


Advanced / Expert

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The Good

  • Legendary steeps and world-class terrain, a true expert's paradise
  • The longest continuous vertical of any ski resort in the US
  • Easily accessible back-country terrain
  • Efficient lift system

The Bad

  • Not suitable for never-ever skiers
  • Crowded slopes
  • Colder than resorts in Colorado and Nevada 

Find Freshies: For some of the world's best inbounds powder skiing, the Hobacks is where it's at. The powder here is deep, but be sure to get here early before the sun turns it into sludge! 

Ditch the Crowds: Avoid the Amphitheater blue run, it's a designated slow zone and a real bottleneck that sees skiers of all levels. 

Local's Pick: Hike along the Headwall to the Caspar Bowl gates and try one of the Shots, for a true backcountry experience (but still inbounds)! The powder-filled Hobacks are another spot not to be missed! 

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4.5 / 5

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YKYanni K.
advanced skier

3.1 / 5

Dec 03, 2017
Great and beautiful place, unfortunately hard to get there because of the high prices of airlines. However a visit at Grand Targhee is a must. Great snow conditions with lots of powder days. Expensive. ... More
MMMichael M.
advanced snowboarder

4.6 / 5

Dec 02, 2017
The best all around mountain in north America! When the pow is fresh there is no better place to be. Around every corner there is always something to get your heart rate pumping, could be tree runs, drop offs, natural hips and of course leg burning runs from top of the tram. Wish... More
JMJason M.
advanced skier

4.5 / 5

Dec 02, 2017
Favorite mountain i’ve Ever skied. Awesome expert terrain, short lift lines and uncrowded runs. One of the most beautiful places to visit. Love the laid back atmosphere. Jackson Hole is a must!... More
JNJon N.
advanced skier

4.8 / 5

Nov 27, 2017
This place is simply amazing. It really needs no introduction but just in case...get your tuckus here ASAP. It’s one of the most magical places I’ve ever been. Come here and you won’t regret it. ... More
DJDaniel J.
expert snowboarder

4.2 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
I can't say anything about Jackson that the ski/ride community hasn't known for decades and is even better known since winning a bunch of awards. Like glades, a ton of snow, well maintained EVERYTHING, and the ability to make your booty hole pucker? Go to Jackson. Just expect... More
GKGavin K.
advanced snowboarder
Very Good!

4.1 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
Jackson Hole Is the place you want to be if you want to ride BIG MOuNTAin. The fingery terrain offers a thrilling downhill thrills. This may not be a destination for a beginner.... More
JDJeff D.
intermediate skier

4.4 / 5

Nov 18, 2017
I love Jackson, it offers so many challenges and great snow! Plus the town is amazing! Local restaurants are great and offers a range of price points. It's also great for familes.... More
CDChris D.
intermediate skier
Very Good!

4.1 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
The entire experience was awesome. Lodging is a bit pricey but worth it. I would definitely go back. The snow was incredible and lift lines short except for the tram.... More
ASAnthony S.
expert snowboarder

4.7 / 5

Nov 12, 2017
Jackson hole is by far the best resort in the United States. The terrain is so steep, yet gets so much powder. I always feel so challenged every time I come to Jackson, which is what drives me to come back more and more. No resort comes to Jackson Hole!!... More
SGStephen G.
advanced skier

4.3 / 5

Nov 11, 2017
Jackson Hole is an incredible winter playground for advanced and expert skiers. It has the best inbounds terrain in the country and often feels as though you’re skiing backcountry. It’s a staple of mine every season and I look forward to visiting every time. ... More


Gondola & Trams
High Speed Quads
Quad Chairs
Double Chair


6,310 feet
10,450 feet
Vertical drop
4,140 feet


Total runs
Terrain Parks
Longest Run
5 miles
Skiable Terrain
2,500 acres
Snowmaking Area
160 acres
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