Ski Butlers Blog - Sumner Ford

A History of Skiing in The Tetons

In 1965 Jackson Hole Mountain Resort officially opened for the 1965/66 winter season, and Jackson Hole started its journey to become one of the most iconic ski towns in the world. Over the course of Jackson Hole’s now 50 continuous years of servicing skiers seeking to try some of the most difficult terrain in North America, the resort and the Jackson Hole area have provided some of the most influential moments in skiing history.

 

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Winter Wildlife in Jackson Hole

With two National Parks within a stone’s throw Jackson Hole has the unique privilege of having two of the largest protected areas surrounding our town’s borders. As a result we have some fantastic opportunities to see wildlife you will not see anywhere else. After living in Jackson Hole for a few years I am no expert, but I do have some helpful hints to maximize the amount and variety of animals you will see when visiting Jackson.

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Jackson Hole: Not Just a Ski Town

Growing up on the east coast Jackson Hole was like an R rated movie; all of my friends had heard about how mind blowing it was, but none of us had actually seen it. We would pass along tales of the long snow filled runs, and the legendary Corbet’s Couloir. We never considered Jackson Hole’s rich history, or how magical Teton National Park is. Now that I have lived in Jackson for three seasons I am amazed at how many activities there are in the winter, with so many to choose from, I tried to narrow it down to the best of the best.

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3 Things to Know about Jackson Hole’s Teton Lift

With Jackson Hole’s 50th anniversary approaching, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has decided to give the mountains devout followers a present. The new Teton Lift opens on the anniversary date December 19th.. The new chair is somewhat controversial, but with new terrain becoming available it will be a race to see who gets first chair. Here are three of the most important things you need to know about the new chair.

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