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Grand Targhee | Grand Targhee Ski Map | by James Niehues

Grand Targhee

Grand Targhee Ski Resort in Alta, Wyoming

Painted in 2001

Grand Targhee Ski Area

Location Alta, Wyoming, U.S.

Nearest city Driggs, Idaho

Coordinates 43.789°N 110.957°W

Vertical 2,454 ft (748 m)

Top elevation 9,862 ft (3,006 m)

Base elevation 7,408 ft (2,258 m)

Skiable area 3,000 acres (12.1 km2) (1,000 acres (4 km2) reserved for cat skiing)

Longest run 2.7 miles (4.3 km)

Lift system 5 (1 surface): - 2 High-Speed Quads - 2 Quads - 1 Magic carpet

Terrain parks 2

Snowfall 500 inches (1,270 cm)

Snowmaking 5%

Night skiing none

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Legendary Ski Artist James Niehues

If you are a skier or snowboarder, there is a good chance James Niehues has been your mountain guide. Throughout his 30 year career he has worked at the  smallest hills and the most expansive resorts in North America.  He has left his mark in South America, Australia, Asia and Europe too.   And even if you have never shared a bottomless powder day with him, he has always been close by.