A Skier’s Guide to Grand Targhee, Wyoming By Powder Magazine January 14, 2019 Grand Targhee Resort is the powder skier’s mountain where consistent storms drop over 500″ of snow per year. Located on the western slope of the Tetons, our base elevation of 7,850′ keeps us covered top-to-bottom from opening day to closing weekend. Whether […]
Teton Teepee Reopens Under New Ownership Words by Julia Telman – Teton Valley News Jun 8, 2017 Alma and Dan Anderson, who purchased the lodge at the beginning of 2017, have traveled extensively. Dan was a sea captain by trade and said he never wants to see another palm tree. They spent the last several […]
With low-cost living and high-class skiing, Teton Valley, Idaho, might be the promised land for skiers. But can it survive its own love affair?
It’s not a secret anymore (although, we selfishly wish it still were) that Teton Valley, Wydaho—just over the-pass from its big sister, Jackson Hole, Wyoming—offers much more than just four sleepy one-horse towns. There’s no debating the recreational opportunities, stunning beauty, and uncompromised authentic mountain-town feel. But it’s the people of Teton Valley—a curious blend of rough-and-tumble locals, deep-rooted LDS potato farmers, and eclectic outdoor enthusiasts—who form a surprisingly harmonious culture. Think of the modern tapestry of personalities as the fur trappers who meshed with the valley’s Native Americans in the early 1800S. They isolated themselves in this high mountain region for a reason—one maybe not too far from our own—and built a community based on a sense of belonging that keeps people here for the long haul.