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Ski the Rockies

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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