Old 24-10-08, 03:50 PM   #1
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Jackson Hole - Top 10 Things to Do

Jackson Hole - Top 10 Things to Do

Situated 12 miles north of Jackson Hole, Wyoming is Jackson Hole Mountain Resort., the mid-west's most popular ski area known for its steep terrain, light powder and limitless back country. Even though it's the skiing and boarding that attracts winter vacationers to this classic ski town, Jackson Hole offers a host of other activities so plan ahead and make the most of your time during your upcoming winter vacation.

1) Skiing and snowboarding is the obvious attraction and skiers and boarders alike will appreciate the over 2 500 acres of ski terrain spread across several peaks in the Teton range.

2) For vacationers willing to travel, just 90 miles north of Jackson is Yellowstone National Park. Seize the opportunity to snowmobile along the snow-covered roads of this famous park, sighting a variety of wildlife and Old Faithful geyser.

3) Adventure enthusiasts will love the thrill of heli-skiing, offering skiing in 5 mountain ranges surrounding Jackson Hole. Perfect for small groups, there is always the promise of untracked snow and glorious mountain views.

4) True outdoor lovers will appreciate the rare activity of dog sledding. A unique and exciting way to experience Jackson Hole's backcountry, you'll enjoy the scenery from the warmth of a modern sled. Musher guides will point out wildlife and identify points of interest along the way.

5) Another unique winter activity that is sure to make memories is snowshoeing. Follow your guide and travel on Saddlehorn Snowshoe Trail through woods below Granite Ridge, enjoying wildlife sightings and the area's natural history.

6) For the ultimate culinary event ride the gondola 3 000 feet up from the valley floor to Couloir Restaurant and Bar. This contemporary restaurant has an inviting ambiance and spectacular night life. Featuring American Cuisine and offering exceptional service, this is sure to be a truly unique fine-dining experience.

7) Jackson Hole Nordic Centre offers professional instruction and rental equipment for those wanting to get a taste of cross-country skiing. Enjoy the widest lanes in the valley while you hear of the area's natural history from your guide.

8) Take advantage of an intimate ski trek into Jackson Hole's backcountry terrain and spend the day or overnight in the YURT, a tent-like structure providing rustic accommodations. While nestled in the heart of Bridge Teton National forest enjoy the gourmet meals prepared for you and relax in the solitude of the backcountry.

9) For a more romantic feel, take a sleigh ride through Teton Village or onto the National Elk Refuge and experience Jackson Hole's amazing variety of winter wildlife and scenery in an intimate, up-close setting.

10) Combine snow and wind and add a kite and take part in the thrilling pursuit of snow kite boarding. This sport can be done on skis or boards and no prior experience is necessary.
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Old 08-03-09, 08:19 PM   #2
 
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I saw this video of these boarders and skiers are jackson hole, it looks insnae there. Have you ever been riding there...me and a few friends are talking about making a trip there in a few weeks. Heres that vid i was talkin about




grindtv.com/video/snow/Indestructiblesnowshred/
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