Katie Cisco

      If you are visiting Teton Valley at the end of April,  mark on your list of Driggs Idaho activities: Grand Targhee exciting season finale. Our local mountain chose to host a post-season event as a capstone to the end of the regular 2013-2014 winter season. The Crazy Horse Snowmobile Hill Climb came to Grand Targhee this weekend, and as it turned out, it landed on what now has become  one of the more memorable and top quality powder dumps of the winter. Over the course of the 48 hour weekend, the top of the lifts gracefully accepted close to 25 inches of fresh,…

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Driggs Idaho Activities: Grand Targhee Cardboard Box Derby

  • Posted on April 13, 2014
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      If you are visiting Teton Valley in April,  mark on your list of Driggs Idaho activities: Grand Targhee Cardboard Box Derby.  For fourteen years, kids and “grown-up kids” have enjoyed participating in this creative tradition. Since 2000, Grand Targhee – arguably the most family-friendly ski resort in west has hosted the fun and exciting cardboard box derby on closing weekend. That was until now. This year, the derby took place on the bluebird day with no wind and a temp in the high 50s. The date was Saturday, April 12th (yesterday as a matter of fact) and everything…

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Enjoy Driggs offseason specials at Teton Valley Cabins!

  • Posted on March 20, 2014
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  It is almost April and that means that it is time to enjoy Driggs offseason specials at Teton Valley Cabins. You ask,  “What will l be able to do while I am there?” Yes, this is a common inquiry always asked of off season folks contemplating a visit to Teton Valley Cabins during our “shoulder season” otherwise known as the slower time of year at the property. Our response?  Enjoy the quiet! Have a  soak in the jacuzzi in solidarity or only with your traveling companion. The reasons are abundant….. Springtime in Teton Valley is quiet compared to the buzz that the height…

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Leon “Slim” Weston, A Grand Targhee Legend.

  • Posted on March 5, 2014
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  Leon “Slim” Weston. A Grand Targhee legend will be greatly missed. The famous backrubs and comforting smile he gave in lift lines cannot ever be replaced. On February 11, Teton Valley lost a friend and an icon. He knew no strangers and made friends with every face who met him at the chairlift. Slim devoted 45 winters to Grand Targhee with impeccable work ethic, contagious energy, and a happy demeanor that could not be ignored.  Weston was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2011 and fought courageously for years, even working at the mountain a few days on the very week he passed. …

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TVC: Coziest Cabins in Idaho

  • Posted on February 12, 2014
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Teton Valley Cabins are arguably the coziest cabins in Idaho, but don’t take our word for it…  

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Driggs Idaho Activities: The Great Snowfest 2014

  • Posted on January 17, 2014
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  Driggs, Idaho activities: The Great Snowfest of 2014. If you have the chance while visiting, you should really take a stroll downtotwn and marvel at the snow sculptures that have emerged from the pounded giant cubes that sat last week, gracing the front area of the Driggs Community Center.  The process is incredible. I mean… is it not accomplishment enough to just simply exist and stand out in cold weather? Then you have the crazy sportser people, the ones who are driven by the snow and whose eyes start to twinkle at the thought of playing in powdery puff…

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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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  Grand Targhee skiing has begun!  Teton Valley Cabins is thrilled to hosts avid skiers and snowboarders again, flocking to Grand Targhee for the inaugural day of the mountain’s 45th season.  Grand Targhee is proud to report that ample snowfall has allowed all lifts to be open! This includes Dreamcatcher, Blackfoot, Sacajawea, Shoshone and Papoose. Operating hours for the mountain will be 9:00 am  – 4:00 pm. Teton Valley Cabins is a quick 10 minute drive down the mountain, on the outskirts of the town of Driggs. When you decide your day on the slopes is over, pull into Teton Valley…

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