“The best money I spent on my Jackson Hole vacation!”

A testimonial from a happy client who experienced his first day of backcountry snowboarding with Teton Backcountry Guides.

Early Season Off-Piste Decision Making

Early season off-piste backcountry skiing in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Abundant snowfall the last week of October into early November has had Teton Powder skiers excited for the upcoming season.  Evidence  of this could be seen on Teton Pass and at Grand Targhee Resort.  Early season skiing can be alot of fun as the excitement to change gears into a different sport.  However,  there are […]

Building a Yurt in the Jackson Hole Backcountry-Teton Backcountry Guides

For everything there is a season, and fall at Teton Backcountry Guides means re-constructing  our yurts in the Teton mountains.  Most folks who visit the yurts do not realize that every June at the end of the  ski season, we completely dismantle every structure at the backcountry locations and pack things up and out.  Then […]

Plummer Canyon Hut Relocation

  We could take a big sigh of relief this week when we saw all of the snow piling up in the mountains and knew that we had completed the construction of our new Plummer Canyon Hut deck.  Thanks to the help from professional carpenter Mike Cyr,  the deck was built in two days with […]

Plummer Canyon Hut has moved!

Backcountry sk yurt with Grand Teton view

Morning’s dawn brought the sound of chopper blades as we spent our very last night ever sleeping on the old Plummer Canyon deck. With the help of our friends, Frank Sweeney and Chris Davis, we stationed ourselves on the slopes the night before and awaited the arrival of new decking materials and bunk beds to […]

Skier’s Paradise: Backcountry Hut & Yurt Destinations

By Sarah L. Stewart | Backpacker Magazine | Fall/Winter Gear Guide 2012 Baldy Knoll Yurt Tetons, ID/WY Explore a big-view ridge with 5-star skiing in all directions. When we looked for the perfect place to test this year’s Editors’ Choice Snow Award finalists, it didn’t take long to pick the Baldy Knoll Yurt. Perched at […]

Skiing in the Grand Teton Mountains

Commissary Ridge Yurt - photo by Mark Fisher

By Molly Loomis | Globe Correspondent | Boston Globe | November 04, 2012 Photo by Mark Fisher DRIGGS, Idaho The moment Katie crested the hill she stopped. “Those can’t be dogs,” she said. We caught up just in time to see four animals dashing across a bench on the other side of the small valley. […]