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Ski resorts and training sites in Teton Valley Idaho

Teton Valley Idaho sits to the west of Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) and south of Yellowstone National Park (YNP).

Pine basin lodge (yellow)

The yellow path shows the location of Pine Basin Lodge. This lodge & cabin has 21 single beds + 1 queen. View the lodge information here. This is approximately a 20 minute drive from Victor ID.

This lodge would be ideal for FMPs as well as military-specific day/night training.

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) [purple]

The purple line shows the location of JHMR. Approximately 40 min drive from Victor ID. This does go up and over Teton Pass, which can be very busy during the weekends. It is always busy with commuter traffic in the mornings and evenings.

Grand Targhee Resort (GTR) [blue]

The blue line shows the location of GTR. Approximately 20 min drive from Driggs ID.

Teton Pass [green]

People travel around the world to visit Teton Pass for backcountry skiing. It really is a mecca. Fantastic place for education and all ski abilities.

Approximately 15 minute drive from Victor ID.

Pine Creek Canyon (15 mins from Victor, ID)


Teton Pass backcountry skiing

Skiing for all abilities.

Hotel type lodging Locations for Teton Valley Idaho

The Bronze Buffalo @ Teton Springs

Very military friend. Understands per diem rates and willing to work with you

walkthrough video

The Bronze Buffalo @ Teton Springs


Most find renting a home to be the best option for staying in the Valley.

Victor Cobblestone & Suites
Super 8 by Wyndham Driggs
Grand Targhee Lodging

Ice climbing north of Teton Valley Idaho

Hyalite Ice climbing

Bozeman is approximately 3hrs 15 minutes from Driggs, Idaho.


Map of snowmobiling

Island Park Snowmobiling

Island Park Snowmobiling is approximately 1hr 10 minutes from Driggs, Idaho.

This area offers off trail and on trail riding.

Big holes Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling in the Teton Valley area is within 30 mins of Victor/Driggs. This will be on-trail riding only.

Togwotee Pass Snowmobiling

Togwotee Pass is a mecca for snowmobiling. It is approximately 2 hours from victor/driggs ID.

This area has on-trail and off-trail riding.