Red, White & 2 | July 3 & 4 Events in Jackson Hole

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Red, White and 2 means two nights of live music and fireworks in Teton Village. On July 3rd things kick off with bluegrass act Wood Smoke Rising at 6:00 PM, followed by local favorites Mandatory Air hitting the stage at 7:30 and fireworks capping things off at 10:00 PM.

On July 4th the Jazz Foundation of JH starts the music at 4:00 PM, with a Grand Teton Music Festival simulcast at 6:00 PM and high-energy Latin and Salsa band Calle Mambo playing at 7:30 PM and Fireworks at 10:00 PM.

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*Food and Beverage Vendors will be on site and picnics are welcome. Please leave your pets at home.

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Video | Bungee Tramp and Rock Wall

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Looking for a new way to enjoy summer in Jackson Hole? The base area activities at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort fall under the category of “must-do” family activities. Soar above it all (safely) on the bungee tramp and have fun while learning some basic climbing skills on the climbing wall.

More information on Base Area Activities at Jackson Hole

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Jackson Hole Bike Park | Come Ride with Us!

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The Jackson Hole Bike Park opens for the season on June 15th Saturday and the trails are in incredible shape. We’ve gotten to get out and “Sample the product” a little bit this week and can’t wait until the Teewinot lift starts spinning on Saturday. Check out our Mountain Biking page for details.

Jackson Hole athlete Andrew Whiteford making it look good, bright and early on Bronco:
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Tram Splice | Behind the Scenes at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

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What is a tram splice? If you’ve been around Teton Village this week and seen this covered walkway on the tram cables, no, this isn’t some cool new summer activity. The tram cables were shortened by roughly 5 meters as routine use stretches out the cables, and this shortening process keeps the cables tight. This is done every few years and is just a part of us keeping the mountain safe.
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Jackson Hole Antler Auction

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The 46th Annual Boy Scout Elk Antler Auction was held in Jackson Hole over the weekend.  The Boy Scouts auction antlers that they have found on the National Elk Refuge.  80% of the proceeds go towards long-term habitat improvements on the National Elk Refuge.  Congratulations to the Boy Scouts for another successful auction.

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What Goes On When the Mountain is Closed?

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What happens at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort when we’re closed?  Trail and lift maintenance workers share the mountain with abundant wildlife including Moose, Elk, Deer, Bears, Marmots and more. Come check out the wildlife and trails starting May 25th when the Aerial Tram opens for the summer season.

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Keeping the Web Cams rolling for the summer! This is the Casper Quad Chair Webcam.
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Starting to feel like summer

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It is starting to feel like summer in the Tetons.  Friday saw the opening of the South enterance to Yellowstone National park.  The opening of the park roads is always an unoffical milestone marking the start of another summer in the Tetons.  Along with the park opening we have been experiencing warm sunny days.  This has helped to dry out many of the biking and hiking trails and free the lakes of ice leading to endless recreational opportunities for visitors and locals alike.  Of course, we are still a ways away from enjoy the higher altitude trails, but there is plenty to do.  Here are a few suggestions:

1. Hike the Jenny Lake trail in Grand Teton National Park. – Jenny Lake offers some of the most beautiful views of the Tetons and the Cathedral Group in the park.  The 7 mile trails circles the lake and is one of the easiest hikes in the park.

2. Visit Yellowstone – Spring and early summer is a fantastic time to visit Yellowstone.  The animals are moving around after a long winter, plants are in bloom and the road are less crowded than the height of the summer season.  Bring your camera, binoculars and a picinic basket and create a few lasting memories.

3. Mountain Bike Cache Creek – Jackson Hole is home to incredible mountain biking.  Much of it can be found in the Cache Creek drainage.  Hop on your bike and go for a spin.  The word is that most of the trails are free of mud and snow and are in great shape.

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Retail Deal: Jackson Hole Sports News

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jh sportsJackson Hole Sports is opening on Saturday May 18th for the summer season.

Come on by and see the largest selection of lifestyle clothing in the valley.   We also have hybrid/cruiser bikes available for rent.  Get your legs going and come and ride the bike paths!  Mention this blog post and receive a full day hybrid bike rental and only pay the half day price.   Half day rate is $35 for any 4 hour period and we will give you a full 24 hours for this special.  We will be open 9-5 daily and look forward to the bike park opening on June 15th.  We are also available to tune your bikes and we currently have no wait.  Come and see your friendly staff members at Jackson Hole Sports.

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