Winter Activities

Explore Wyoming's rugged landscape while skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and more.

When the Wild West is covered in snow, true adventure begins. Though Jackson Hole Mountain Resort gets all the attention, there is no shortage of winter activities in Jackson Hole that happen off the ski hill. From adrenaline-pumping heli-skiing to breathtaking winter wildlife safaris, everyone in your group will enjoy winter in Jackson.

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Also known as “The Big One,” Jackson Hole boasts more than 2500 acres of skiable terrain inside its boundaries, and access to more than 3000 acres of additional backcountry terrain beyond that. This magnificent mountain will thrill you whether it’s your first day on skis or you’re a seasoned pro.

Celebrate 50 years of of skiing "The Big One" this winter at Jackson Hole. Over 2,500 skiable acres combines with over 4,000 feet of vertical drop to offer the best skiing in North America.

But don't let our wild reputation intimidate the beginner and intermediate skiers in your family, half of the resort's terrain is rated intermediate or beginner.

New this season, the resort has installed a new high-speed chairlfit, the Teton Lift, and opened new terrain at the Crags. This is the first new terrain at Jackson Hole since the addition of the Bridger Gondola in 1998.

Skiing & Snowboarding

Where to begin? Steps from your bedroom lies some of the world’s best ski terrain, waiting for you to get after it. Jackson Hole was voted #1 Ski Resort by Ski Magazine in 2013-2014, and then went on to enjoy 500 inches of snowfall and 140 inches of snow depth. This place is on a roll. Come ski it for yourself.

Get your bragging rights.
Enjoy easy access to the vast terrain of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort with their iconic tram only steps away from your suite. Just named the #1 Ski Resort in North America by Forbes, this season the resort celebrates their 50th Anniversary with a winter full of music, parties, events and deals.

Named by Travel+Leisure this year as one of the Best Resorts for Family Travel, Hotel Terra is offering the best deals in the village to celebrate 50 years of North America's best skiing with money-saving lodging packages at our slopeside boutique hotel. New this season, enjoy the supreme convenience of on-site rentals with Teton Village Sports.

Equipment Rentals

Option 1: Reserve Online
Save 20% and have your gear ready upon arrival at our in-house Ski Valet Shop. Click here to reserve your gear at least 24 hours prior to arrival.

Option 2: Schedule a Private Fitting
Save 10% and avoid waiting in line by scheduling a private ski fitting at our Ski Valet Shop. Schedule a private fitting  through our concierge.

Option 3: Schedule an In-Room Fitting
Save 10% and arrange a private in-room fitting and delivery through our concierge. Click here to schedule in-room fitting and delivery through our concierge.

Option 4: Jackson Treehouse
Located in the hotel, Jackson Treehouse carries the finest and most progressive gear on the market for skiers and snowboarders.
Save 20% by reserving online here.

Snowmobiling

A thrilling way to take in the spectacular winter vistas in and around Jackson Hole, Snowmobiling tours are available in Bridger Teton National Forest and Yellowstone National Park.

Dog Sledding

A thrilling and smile inducing experience, dog sledding is a great way to take in the great outdoors. Whether you go for a few hours or an entire day, it’s a memorable treat.

Snow Shoeing

Slow down and take in the gorgeous winter landscapes on snowshoes. It’s as easy as donning a pair of snowshoes and setting out on your adventure. Excellent guide services provide an additional insight into the ideal spots for exploring and wildlife spotting.

Ice Skating

Sip piping hot cocoa and glide under the sparkling lights of the Jackson Town Square.

Sleigh Rides

Bringing magic to an outdoor tour, sleigh rides are a true Jackson Hole experience. Choose to meander in a sleigh among the thousands of Elk in the National Elk Refuge.

Tubing

You don’t even have to hike the hill to enjoy this sledding adventure. Bundle up and enjoy a quick zip down the hill then sit back down and enjoy the ride back up.

Nordic Skiing

Out our back door is the Jackson Hole Nordic Center, providing 17 km of groomed track for Nordic and skate skiing. Just down the road at Teton Pines you can find another beautiful trail system There are also private guides that can take you into national forest and national park lands. Either way, you’re gliding along at the base of the Tetons with stunning views along the way.

Winter Wildlife Expeditions

Offering full or half day customized winter wildlife safaris throughout the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, these trained biologists also share fascinating historical and geological information about the “Serengetti of North America.” In the winter you’ll view wolves, elk, moose, bighorn sheep, bison, coyotes and more.

Off Mountain Adventures

When the Wild West is covered in snow, true adventure begins.

Though Jackson Hole Mountain Resort gets all the attention, there is no shortage of winter activities in Jackson Hole that happen off the ski hill. From adrenaline-pumping heli-skiing to breathtaking winter wildlife safaris, everyone in your group will enjoy winter in Jackson.

Heli-Skiing and Snowboarding

For any passionate skier, Heli-skiing is the ultimate dream come true. With access to over 305,000 acres of pristine mountain terrain, High Mountain Heli Guides offers a safe, professional, thrilling passport to powder.

Snowcat Skiing

Snowcat skiing includes guided access to over 600 acres and up to 20,000 vertical feet of pristine backcountry bowls, glades and steep pitches in nearby Driggs, Idaho. From the comfort of your snowcat you can take in the gorgeous views and recuperate before hitting your next powder stash.

Snow Coach

Visit snow-covered Yellowstone National Park from the warm comfort of the Snow Coach. Frozen waterfalls and lakes, abundant winter big game, shimmering hot pools and steaming geysers are just a few of the Park’s attractions.