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Montana and Wyoming ski resorts consistently rank among the nation's least crowded, best downhill resorts and for good reason.  The simple reason is Wyoming and Montana are America's largest states with the fewest people. Mix this blend of no crowds, the longest,"dry" winters and close proximity to the worlds greatest national park and you have a no brainer skiing destination.


Big Sky Resort
Elevation
Summit (Lone Peak) - 11,150 feet
Base (Mountain Village) - 7,500 feet
Base (Lone Moose) - 6,800 feet
Ski Terrain
3,600 acres - 100 named runs covering 85 miles on two separate mountains.
Slope Difficulty
43% advanced / expert
47% intermediate
10% beginner
Skiable Vertical
4,350 feet
Longest Run
Liberty Bowl to Mountain Mall - 6 miles
Average Lift Line
Consistently recognized in national ski magazines for short or non-existent lines.
Average Winter Daytime Temperature
20 degrees F
Average Annual Snowfall
400+ inches
Lift Capacity
20,000 skiers per hour
Ski Season Opens
November 25, 1999
Ski Season Ends
April 23, 2000
Snow Conditions Phone Line
(406) 995-5900
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Grand Targhee Ski and Summer Resort
Lifts
  • 1 high speed detachable quad
  • 1 fixed grip quad
  • 1 double
  • 1 Mighty Mite surface tow
2200 vertical feet
1500 acres
10% beginner trails
70% intermediate and advanced intermediate
20% expert terrain

Peaked Mountain
Reserved for Snowcat Powder Skiing/Riding for a true powder adventure.

  • 1500 acres
  • 2800 vertical feet
  • Powder snowcat trips available 7 days a week.

Cross Country

15 km of groomed, tracked trails

Snowboarding

Only natural half pipes, all terrain open for riding
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Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
MOUNTAIN CHARACTERISTICS:
Terrain - 2 mountains, Apres Vous 
and Rendezvous

2,500 acres of terrain
Vertical drop of 4,139 feet (
greatest continuous rise in U.S.)

RUNS:
- 38 expert runs, 50% of terrain
- 30 intermediate runs, 40% of terrain
- 8 beginner runs, 10% of terrain
Base elevation: 6,311 feet/1924 meters
Summit elevation:10,450 feet/3185 meters
Uphill capacity:12,096 skiers per hour

LIFTS: 10 total including the
NEW APRES VOUS HIGH SPEED QUAD
which will reduce the time it takes to reach the top
of Apres Vous from ten minutes to five.

  • Bridger Gondola
  • Aerial tram
  • Two detachable quad chairlifts
  • Two quad chairlifts
  • One triple chairlift
  • One double chairlift
  • One surface lift
  • One magic carpet

SNOW:Increased snowmaking on Apres Vous
Mountain.
Annual average snowfall is 402 inches.

TEMPERATURE:Average temperature is 21 degrees
Fahrenheit in the valley Temperature inversions raise slope
temperatures by 15-20°

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Snow King Resort
Base Elevation 6,237 feet
Top Elevation 7,808 feet
Vertical Rise 1,571 feet
Skiable Terrain 400 acres
Mountain Difficulty 15% Beginner
25% Intermediate
60% Advanced
Chairlifts 1 Triple Chair
2 Double Chairs
1 Surface Tow
1 Tubing Surface Tow
Longest Run 9/10 Mile
Snowmaking 150 Acres 963 Vertical Feet,
50% of all Groomed Trails
Night Skiing 2 lifts over 110 Acres
Groomed Terrain 300 Acres
The Great American Ski School Bill Briggs, Director

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For more information on Yellowstone National Park and
the surrounding communities visit these helpful sites:

YellowstoneNationalPark.com
- YellowstoneLodging.com
YellowstoneFlyFishing.com


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