Teton Village

Teton Village

Winter in Teton Village

When skiers and snowboarders rip down the slopes of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort this winter, they’ll have a whole new mid-mountain location to enjoy. Solitude Station is opening up for the first time this season, offering mid-mountain learning opportunities to adults and kids aged 7 and up. The 12,000-square-foot facility hosts the mid-mountain sports school
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Living the Dream

Just before he moved to Jackson Hole in the winter of 1994-1995, Rick Wilson came home to find his mountain bike lodged in the doorway, still locked to the cast iron stove. His Nederland, Colorado, cabin had been ransacked. Thieves had taken his skis, motorcycle helmet, stereo, and leather jackets. But he didn’t let the
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Wild Child

Awed by the imposing Teton Range when he first landed in Jackson, outdoor enthusiast Anthony Niro immediately knew it was the place for him. “I had to be as close to these mountains as I could to appreciate and respect them,” he says. He was looking for work when one of his friends asked, “Wouldn’t
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Sipping Sage

Traveling around Italy touring vineyards and tasting wine after wine is all in a day’s work for Jeremy Walker. In his role as area beverage director for the Fine Dining Group, Walker handles wine and other beverages for the group’s Teton Village-based establishments. While he spends a fair amount of time at Bar Enoteca, Il
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Mountain Adventures

Teton Village isn’t just a winter destination. Come relax or find a mountain adventure under the summer sun. You’ll find plenty of ways to enjoy the season. To start, take a ride on the world-famous Jackson Hole Aerial Tram (a.k.a. “Big Red”) and soar to the top of Rendezvous Mountain, ascending 4,139 feet in just
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Finding a Home in Hospitality

Seventeen years ago, Cat Watsabaugh—now the food and beverage director at luxury hotel Caldera House—was fresh out of high school and ready to dive into her next chapter. She was set to study engineering at Montana State University and explore beyond her hometown of Jackson. But her plans soon changed. After attending the Montana college
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Engineering the Future

Bill Schreiber’s office looks directly out on Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s world-class tram, which played a central role in designing and installing in 2007-2008. And he’s used the tram plenty over the years. Schreiber has been the resort’s Director of Engineering and Planning for 29 years, and he’s always been an avid skier. Even when
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Seeing the Future

When Jessica Milligan came to the Tetons from New York in 1996, she began working as Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s retail director. She is now the resort’s vice president and chief of product sales and services. “The resort looked a lot different then,” Milligan says. “We operated out of a multipurpose room in a
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Big Winter

Last winter was one for the record books. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s 2016-2017 season finished with 593 inches of snow in Rendezvous Bowl—marking the deepest amount on snowfall recorded there in the resort’s 51-year history. That’s over 49 feet of snow. All that powder is bringing skiers and snowboarders to the resort in droves.
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Skiing Into the Future

Whether hiking the trails of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in the summer, or carving turns down the slopes when the flakes are flying, it’s easy to develop a deep appreciation for the resort’s pristine mountain environment. And it’s not surprising that those operating the world-class resort are ecologically sensitive people who work diligently to
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Climbing High

During World War I, troops used fixed ropes and ladders to cross the treacherous Dolomites Mountains in Italy. Called Via Ferratas—Italian for “iron road”—these routes were intended to help move personnel and equipment through the mountains. Now, instead of being used for military maneuvers, Via Ferratas are for entertainment. Over the last few years,
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High-Altitude Dining

Eight years ago, Rendezvous Lodge at the top of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s Bridger Gondola opened a restaurant at the south end of the building, offering a small deck with views of the surrounding mountains. “Within a week, they realized how popular it was getting and knew that deck was not a big enough
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Meals on Wheels

Brent Nielsen, Spur Catering’s sous chef, cracks a jovial smile and gestures with his sturdy hands, beaming with pride as he talks salmon tartare cornets, a kitchen on wheels, and raising four daughters to love food. A native of Washington state, Nielsen grew up around food and worked for his stepfather’s smoked salmon company
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Service with a Smile

Every day before she goes to work, Four Seasons head concierge Hope Maloney takes a moment to affix a pin to each of lapels. While the pins, depiction sets of crossed golden keys, may just look like jewelry to some, insiders know these pins mean she’s a member of Les Clefs D’Or (pronounced “lay
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The Yurt Life

Winter camping is often associated with misery, frostbite, and hauling huge loads of gear to a frigid tent. Even those who camp in yurts often have to split wood, build fires, melt snow, cook meals, and scrub dishes. But, for those who want the overnight backcountry experience without the toil, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
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