Monthly Archives: December 2013

Idaho backcountry skiing: Teton Canyon

  • Posted on December 31, 2013
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Idaho backcountry skiing: Teton Canyon is the hidden gem. Except that is not really hidden. When you stay at  Teton Valley Cabins, you are only 5 miles from the trailhead whose parking lot has a hovering Grand Teton Peak looming overhead. The Teton Canyon trail is on U.S. Forest Service land. This trail is the first to be groomed in the fall and the last to be groomed in the spring. Teton Canyon is our most scenic trail, taking a gentle path up the valley directly towards the Grand Teton. This is a heavily used trail on the weekends and gets a…

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Driggs, Idaho activities: NYE at Grand Targhee Resort!

  • Posted on December 23, 2013
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    Skiers descend Grand Targhee at twilight, participating in the annual torchlight parade. Spend your NYE at Grand Targhee Resort! There is fun for everyone in your group for this special holiday to ring in 2014. Spend all day and evening enjoying the multitude of activities GTR has to offer.  The list is a long one! You can choose from:        skiing fresh powder         tubing at the “on-slope” tubing park        Rent a  fat snow bike        Eat a 4 course pre fixe dinner at The Branding Iron        Enjoy or (participate!) in the annual torchlight parade        Jam…

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Driggs Idaho lodging with favorite coffee house close by.

  • Posted on December 12, 2013
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      Driggs Idaho lodging, has a favorite coffee house close by.  Teton Valley Cabins is only 2 miles from this quaint, cozy red house. Pendl’s is open daily  and serves up piping hot drinks, elegant pastries and sizeable sandwich specials. When you walk inside from the frigid temperatures, you are immediately met with the unmistakable warmth of a wood stove, intimate couches and tables, and a smiling “at the ready” staff. You can decide if you want to stay and peruse the paper while you sip your hot drink, in which case your order will arrive in a large ceramic vessel. If…

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