Go Skiing and Snowboarding Near Yellowstone

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This article originally appeared on My Yellowstone Park

The greater Yellowstone region boasts several world-class mountain resorts. Skiers and snowboarders will find a variety of terrain for all skill levels at any of the outstanding large and small family resorts in the Greater Yellowstone Region.

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Teton Village, Wyo., has 4,139 feet of vertical and 2,500 acres of in-bound skiing, with lots of expert, intermediate, and beginner terrain. Home to the big red tram and Corbet’s Couloir, this Teton ski area is a bucket-list destination for many. Jackson Hole is an Ikon Pass destination, so you can use your pass here.

Big Sky Resort, just 44 miles from the Bozeman airport, is home to "America's Biggest Skiing." Enjoy a day skiing one of the country's longest vertical drops--4,350 feet--and 3,812 acres of in-bounds terrain, including runs that stretch for six miles. Big Sky is also known for its 400 bowls, a summit elevation of more than 11,000 feet, and prolific powder. Open Thanksgiving weekend through mid-March. Big Sky is also an Ikon Pass destination, so you can ski or ride here on your Ikon Pass.

The cozy lodges at Grand Targhee Resort in Alta, Wyoming, offer comfortable, affordable rooms in a pristine, peaceful high-alpine environment. You’ll be skiing the opposite side of the Tetons from Grand Teton National Park and will hopefully get a chance to ski the resort’s famous powder.

If you want to ski near Jackson, Wyo., but want to skip the big-resort feel, head to Snow King Mountain. It’s home to great, family-friendly skiing in the winter and tons of fun in the summer months.

Related: 4 Winter Itineraries, each with a day of skiing at a different ski area.

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