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  • Jackson's New Tram Takes Shape

    Planned for a winter 2008/09 launch, Jackson Hole's new $25 million Doppelmayr CTEC double-jig-back tram lift will require five new towers 30 to 60 feet higher than the current towers. But as designs for the new tram take shape, its famous village tram dock clock tower will remain as a landmark and one of the most photographed Jackson icons. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Targhee Adds Adaptive Bi-Skis

    Teton Adaptive Sports, Inc. recently donated two bi-ski chairs to Grand Targhee Resort. And with the donation, the resort's adaptive ski program takes a leap forward. The Jackson Hole non-profit group associated with Disabled Sports/USA gave the resort one bi-ski chair for adults and one for children. Full Article

    19th February 2007

  • Alaska Heli-Ski Packages Booking Fast

    Spots for Points North Heli-Adventures are 95 percent full for 2007. PNH is the only all-inclusive heli-ski operation in Alaska that offers a flight-hour rate instead of a guaranteed vertical package rate. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Jackson's New Headwall

    Jackson Hole completely opened up a new headwall last week at 9,095 feet on the mountain - the Headwall Deli, that is. It's the first of the three restaurants to open in the new $10 million Bridger Restaurant complex at the gondola summit. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Targhee Takes Aim at Global Warming

    With the United Nations releasing a dire report on global warming - the consensus of scientists representing over 100 countries - Grand Targhee is not waiting for any federal regulation to do their part to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Bighorns Versus Jackson's Tram

    With Jackson Hole's new proposed tram nearly doubling uphill capacity, state and federal agencies voiced concerns due to dwindling bighorn sheep populations. But last week, Bridger-Teton National Forest officials approved the new plans. Full Article

    29th January 2007

  • Seven Springs, Eight Inches

    Winter weather has hit Seven Springs Mountain Resort hard the past few days, but nobody seems to be complaining. The Champion, Pa. resort is running at 100 percent as of Thursday thanks to eight inches of fresh snowfall and 14 inches of man-made snow. Full Article

    26th January 2007

  • Wyoming High School Ski Racing Threatened

    Wyoming's high school ski race teams may be hitting rocky ground. If the school board votes to discontinue the ski teams at Natrona County and Kelly Walsh high schools, Wyoming's sanctioned high school ski racing may be eliminated altogether. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • Wyoming's Intimate Ski Hills

    In the past few years, both Antelope Butte and Sleeping Giant have shut down operations, citing low snow conditions and few skiers. But with tenacity, four small ski hills still plug along servicing Wyoming skiers and snowboarders on their intimate hills. Full Article

    17th January 2007

  • Avalanche Kills Skier

    On a day avalanche forecasters labeled as moderate - with areas of unstable snow and human-triggered avalanches possible - a skier was killed by an avalanche in the Teton backcountry. Full Article

    8th January 2007

  • Going Skinny on Wyoming Trails

    Fluid. Fast. Fun. If you've been watching those Lycra-clad Nordic skiers zing by on a pair of skate skis, perhaps it's time you tried a pair. Full Article

    1st January 2007

  • Snowboarder Jailed in Jackson

    An 18-year-old snowboarder who killed a skier in an accident at a Jackson Hole Mountain Resort two winters ago received his sentence this past week and headed into the Teton County Jail for the holidays. Full Article

    25th December 2006

  • Snow King Opens; Jackson Goes Top to Bottom

    As storms blew into the Teton Range, Snow King groomed two runs for skiing. Meanwhile, a few minutes away, Jackson Hole turned the bullwheels on lifts to the top of Rendezvous Mountain for over 4,000 feet of vertical. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Jackson Hole Powdered, Opens Upper Mountain

    What would you do with 30 inches of fresh powder dropping all over your mountain for a week? You'd open more terrain, just like Jackson Hole is doing this weekend. Full Article

    15th December 2006

  • Jackson Opens; Targhee Opens More

    Last weekend, Jackson Hole launched its 40th ski season, while on the other side of the Teton Range, Grand Targhee opened up additional runs. On a combination of natural and machine-made snow, Jackson opened 2,170 vertical feet of terrain. Full Article

    4th December 2006

  • Reel Teaser at Jackson Hole

    You can now see epic Jackson Hole ski and snowboard footage shot by Teton Gravity Research pulled into one flick - just in time for the resort's opening. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Targhee Targets 17th

    If snows permit, Grand Targhee aims to be the first Wyoming resort to open this season. As a foot of snow dumped Sunday, its consolidated base climbed to nearly three feet. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Jackson's Favorite Son

    Want to ski on an Olympian's heels? You can at Jackson Hole, since the resort just signed a multi-year deal with Tommy Moe. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Coombs on Jackson's Headwall

    By Becky Lomax Last week, Wyoming's Jackson Hole dedicated a run to Doug Coombs, a legendary ski mountaineer who was killed in France in an April ski accident. Originally from Massachusetts, Coombs was noted for pioneering routes in the Tetons and Alaska; he was the first to win the World Extreme Skiing Championships in Valdez in 1991. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Green and White at Targhee

    By Becky Lomax As flakes fall in front of Teewinot Lodge at Grand Targhee, Wyoming, the ski area gears up for its first day on the slopes on Nov. 17 - hoping for a repeat of last season's 500 inches of snow fall. Full Article

    31st October 2006

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