Sun Valley opened in the 1930's, and was the first
ski resort in North America. Its extensive snow making capabilities
insures that plenty of powder will be available even on the lightest
years. Mt. Baldy has terrain for experts as well as novices.
Grand Targhee doesn't need snow making because it
receives over 200 inches of snow a year. Targhee has no speed lifts
but boasts outstanding scenery of the Grand Tetons.
Jackson Hole has 4,000 ft. of vertical, and some of
the steepest slopes ever skied. Yellowstone Park is nearby and the
town of Jackson Hole has a colorful history of fur trappers and
outlaws. Brighton is located 30 minutes from Salt
Lake City, and is considered a family resort. The trails are well
maintained and there's plenty of skiing in the trees. Park
City is a mega-resort that was carefully planned. There are
over 20 lifts, hundreds of condominium to stay at, and many fine
restaraunts to choose from. The US Olympic team trains here.
Approximate running time: 20 minutes
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