Teton Valley Events

Idaho Backcountry Skiing: Teton Canyon

  • Posted on December 12, 2014
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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: mountain biking

  • Posted on August 23, 2014
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Driggs, Idaho activities: mountain biking! Yes, alongside flyfishing, skiing, hiking and touring the national parks-mountain biking is starting to become an attraction for the whole family.  So…. if you are thinking about throwing your bike in for your visit to Teton Valley Cabins, that is a definite yes! An excellent resource calling your name is just 10 miles up the road. Grand Targhee has been hard at work to create a “one size fits all” mountain biking stop for everyone involved, regardless of their levels. If you wish, it is always an option to enjoy a road bike ride from town up to…

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Driggs, Idaho Activities: Plein Air Workshop

  • Posted on August 14, 2014
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 Driggs, Idaho activities: Plein Air took place this past month! From July 27 through August 2, artists gathered in Driggs to take part in learning, collaboration, and a little healthy competition. In the world of Art, Plein Air is an expression from the French which means “in the open air,” and is used to describe the act of painting outdoors. Plein Air painting challenges artists to concentrate on the information in front them, and re-create their impression with paint onto canvas in the moment.  Plein Air painting became popular in France in the late 19th century and largely contributed to…

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Victor Idaho Activities: Music on Main

  • Posted on July 18, 2014
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For seven Thursdays this summer Victor, Idaho will be buzzing and loud with activity, from a now household slogan known as Music on Main. To the outside visitor and passer by, this outdoor musical venue looks like a great way to grab some eclectic dinner in a mountain town and have some decent “people watching.” To the locals and long timers of the valley – it is a mainstay in the heart of our fundraising pulse. If you live in Teton County, you come to Music on Main to see your friends, land upon some dinner that you don’t have to…

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      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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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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