Grand Targhee Bike Park

Mountain Bike Lift Access

September 1 - 8 Open Daily from 10:00am-5:00pm
Sept 9 - 22 Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sept 9 - 22 Closed Monday through Thursday

Closed for the Season Beginning September 23.

With spectacular Teton single track trails winding through wildflower meadows, and miles of technical lift-serviced downhill trails, Grand Targhee Resort established itself as the first downhill mountain bike destination in the Tetons. This is only part of the story, with incredible trails both on Teton Pass and at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort the region is slowly and quietly becoming a downhill mecca. When it’s June, July & August and the West is sweltering, Targhee and the Tetons might be the most extraordinary, cool temperature riding in the lower 48!

Explore over 2,200 vertical feet of lift-serviced downhill and over 37 miles of cross country and downhill mountain bike trails. The Targhee Bike Park offers every style of riding for every level of mountain bike rider. Gentle, banked cruisers, tight and twisty single track cross country, gnarly, rock strewn downhill, drop offs and much more. Enjoy an incredible road ride up to the resort, take the left up for a lift assisted ride down sidewinder to Lightning Ridge & Loop Trails and finish with a descent down Colter's Escape for the longest descent on the mountain.

Summer Trail Map

2013 Summer Lift Ticket Rates

Lift Ticket Rates Full Day
Summer Season Pass (Bike Park & Lift) $99
Adult Lift & Bike Haul Ticket (13 and up) $35
Junior Lift & Bike Haul Ticket (6 - 12 years old)  $30
Adult Lift - Hiking only (13 and up) $15
Junior Lift - Hiking only (6-12 years) $10
Child (5 years and under with paid adult) FREE

All Summer Lift Tickets/Passes can be purchased at the Grand Targhee Resort, Activity Center


Chairlift Release (28k)

Mountain Bike Lessons & Guided Tours

Details will be available shortly, please check back soon or contact the Activity Center for more information

Elevate your mountain biking to the next level with a skills session from the crew at Habitat or join us for a guided bike ride here with one of our expert guides. We offer group or private lessons and tours.

With the awesome addition of our lift serviced Grand Targhee Bike Park and the miles of epic single track we have a ride for everyone. All of our sessions are designed to maximize your enjoyment on the bike while building your skills and confidence with a safe and progressive learning environment.

Our guide to guest ratio is 1 to 4 ensuring each rider is given plenty of attention and time to address their specific goals. Half day lessons / tours are 3 hours long and All Day lessons / tours are 5 hours with a 1 hour lunch break.

Please call 307 353 2300 ext.1370 or 1355 for additional info or reservations.

The 101 Ride with Habitat

If you are new to mountain biking these clinics are the perfect introduction and will teach the skills to safely enjoy your next ride. Proper body position, balance, braking and cornering will be on the agenda. The 101 ride is an introductory lesson. Price includes bike rental from Mountain Habitat and lift access for gravity sessions.

Mountain Bike Lessons Hours Rates
Half Day 101 X-Country Session 10:00am – 1:00pm $99.00
All Day 101 X-Country Session 10:00am – 4:00pm $129.00
Half Day 101 Gravity Session 10:00am – 1:00pm $109.00
Full Day 101 Gravity Session 10:00am – 4:00pm $139.00

24 hour reservations are required.

The 201 Ride with Habitat

If you’re ready to send it to the next level then this session is for you. Take advantage of what GTR has to offer for epic trails from gravity to single track. The session is designed to address your needs for gaining confidence in speed, jumps and cornering. Previous mountain bike experience is required. For ages 13 and older. Cross-country lesson includes bike and helmet; Gravity lesson will include lift ticket, bike and protective armor.

Mountain Bike Lessons Hours Rates
Half Day 201 X-Country Session 10:00am – 1:00pm $119 (Own gear $69)
All Day 201 X-Country Session 10:00am – 4:00pm $149 (Own gear $99)
Half Day 201 Gravity Session 10:00am – 1:00pm $129 (Own gear $79)
Full Day 201 Gravity Session 10:00am – 4:00pm $159 (Own gear $109)

24 hour reservations are required.

Ride the Tetons Tours

These tours are for experienced mountain bikers looking to see and get the best of the Tetons at GTR. You can join our daily rides or set up a private tour for your own pace. Lift access is included in tour packages.

Mountain Bike Tours Hours Rates
Half Day Tours 10:00am – 1:00pm $99 (Own gear $69)
Full Day Tours 10:00am – 4:00pm $129
Private Tours (3 hrs) 10:00am – 1:00pm $149

24 hour reservations are required.

Please arrive 15 minutes early. If needing gear give yourself 30 minutes to get properly equipped by Mountain Habitat. Lunch is not included in the all day sessions/tours. Be prepared for mountain conditions and weather.

Grand Targhee Resort Bike Rental Options

Downhill trails start at the top of Dreamcatcher Chairlift.
*A half-day rental is 3 hours, choice of morning (am) or afternoon (pm).

Rental Bike Details 3 Hour Full Day Reserve

Downhill/Freeride Demo/Rental

Rocky Flatline Park 200mm

Rocky Mountain Flatline
$59.00 $79.00 Mtn Habitat

Downhill/Freeride Demo/Rental

Kona Entourage 170mm

Kona Entourage
$59.00 $79.00 Mtn Habitat

Downhill/Freeride Demo/Rental

Kona Stinky 24 100mm

Kona Stinky 24
$59.00 $79.00 Mtn Habitat

Trail Mountain Bike Demo/Rental

Rocky Mountain Altitude 150mm

Rocky Mountain Altitude
$39.00 $49.00 Mtn Habitat

Kids Bike Demo/Rental

Rocky Mountain Edge 24

$39.00 $49.00 Mtn Habitat
Cross Country Helmet Rental $12.00 $12.00 Mtn Habitat
Downhill Helmet Rental $16.00 $16.00 Mtn Habitat
5.10 Riding Shoes $10.00 $10.00 Mtn Habitat
Other Rentals Day Rate Reserve
Walking Stick/Trekking Poles $10.00 Mtn Habitat

Bike Rentals Options - Habitat High Altitude Provisions

Habitat Website:RideTheTetons.com
Habitat Phone:1 208-354-SNOW (7669)

Rental/Demo Bikes 4 Hour Full Day Multi Day Reserve

Freeride/Downhill Bike

Rocky Mountain Flatline Park

$59 $79 $69 Habitat Driggs

Freeride/Downhill Bike

Santa Cruz Bronson

$59 $79 $69 Habitat Driggs

Trail Mountain Bike

Rocky Mountain Altitude

$39 $49 $39/Day Habitat Driggs

Trail Mountain Bike

Rocky Mountain Element

$39 $49 $39/Day Habitat Driggs

Trail Mountain Bike

Kona Hei Hei

$39 $49 $39/Day Habitat Driggs

Trail Mountain Bike

Santa Cruz Tallboy

$39 $49 $39/Day Habitat Driggs

Trail Mountain Bike

Santa Cruz Superlight

$39 $49 $39/Dayy Habitat Driggs

Trail Mountain Bike

Kona Taro

$39 $49 $39/Day Habitat Driggs

Trail Mountain Bike

Kona Mahuna

$39 $49 $39/Day Habitat Driggs

Trail Mountain Bike

Juliana

$39 $49 $39/Day Habitat Driggs

Kids Bike Demo and Rentals

Kona Stinky 24

$39 $49 $39/Day Habitat Driggs

Path Bicycle Rentals

Fuji Crosstown

$25 $35 $20/Day Habitat Driggs

Path Bicycle Rentals

Haro Heartland

Path bicycle rentals include helmet.

$25 $35 $20/Day Habitat Driggs

Road Bicycle Rentals

Fuji Roubaix

Road bicycle rentals include helmet.

$25 $35 $25/Day Habitat Driggs
Child Trailer $ 5 $10 $ 8/Day Habitat Driggs
Thule Bicycle Rack $10 $10 $10 Habitat Driggs
Bike Pack $10
Bike Hydration Pack $20
Bike Helmet xc & Full Face $20

All bikes must have proper transportation.

Grand Targhee Resort Biking Saftey

Information For Parents

Downhill Mountain Biking at Grand Targhee Resort is a significantly different experience from cross country riding. The trails require constant physical and mental effort in order for all riders to maintain control.

Proper Riding Clothing

Protective clothing and equipment is mandatory for young riders. The best protection from abrasion requires a properly fitted full-faced helmet, gloves, long pants, long sleeves, leg armor, arm armor and solid biking, running or hiking shoes.  Body armor like a Pressure Suit or neck brace can provide even further protection.

Proper Equipment

The downhill bike trails are specifically designed for full suspension mountain bikes. The trails are rocky, bumpy and become much more difficult without high quality suspension. Without full suspension, fatigue becomes a factor much sooner. The steep grades necessitate disc brakes for adequate stopping power. Cantilever brakes will increase the fatigue factor as more effort will be required to maintain control. All DH Biking participants should ride a properly sized bike and should be able to stand over the seat with their feet flat on the ground.  A bike that is too large or one with a high seat post may increase the risk of injury.  Please consider visiting Teton Mountain Outfitters with any questions about sizing and for protective equipment rental.

Trails

The level of risk increases with the level of difficulty. Black trails often have significant drops and jumps that require skill and experience to navigate. Every rider should be prepared to dismount their bike and carefully walk portions of the trail that they’re uncomfortable riding down.  Young riders become a hazard to other riders if they are unable to ride a trail or move out of the way. Children should be accompanied by an adult at all times and should be monitored for fatigue regularly.

Lifts

Bikes are permitted on the Dreamcatcher Chair. The Dreamcatcher Chair is NOT recommended for young children as the level of difficulty and length of the trails is considerably more difficult than the cross country trails.  Lift attendants will load and unload bikes on a hook attached to the side of the chair.  If you have any questions our concerns, please consult the on-duty attendant.  The chairlift may be subject to closure at any time due to mechanical or natural factors.  Wind or lightning hold of the lift will dictate a 30minute minimum closure.

Rescue

Although we don’t have a Bike Riding Patrol, we do offer Emergency First Aid response to any of our trails.  Please alert the on-duty lift attendant and other resort personnel in the case of an emergency.  Emergency call boxes are located on or near many of our trails.  Become familiar with their location, and remember to hold the button down until finished relating your emergency.

Questions

If you have any questions, please let us know and we will put you in contact with knowledgeable personnel.

Brake Policy

All bikes riding at Grand Targhee Resort must have one functioning brake per wheel. This keeps dirt jump bikes, BMX, kids with coaster brakes and beach cruisers off the trails but allows regular mountain bikes and mountain unicycles to ride on the hill.

Mountain Bike Checklist

The trails at Grand Targhee Resort are rough and demanding on both the bike and body. Before riding always inspect your equipment or have it checked by a qualified bike mechanic. Helmets and adequate footwear are mandatory when using our trails.

  • Familiarize yourself with the trail system and select rides within your ability level.
  • Make sure that all bike components work properly.
  • Helmets are required while riding. Gloves and protective clothing are recommended.
  • Always ride with a buddy and be prepared for emergencies.
  • Always stay in control and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
  • Observe all posted signs and warnings and ride only on designated trails. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
  • Be courteous to other riders and pass only when it is safe.
  • Yield to other types of trail users including hikers, and vehicles.
  • You must not stop where you obstruct a trail or are not visible from above.
  • Respect the environment and wildlife.
  • When entering a trail or starting downhill, you must look uphill and yield to other riders.
  • Prior to using any lift you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely. When in doubt, ask a lift operator.

MOUNTAIN BIKERS RESPONSIBILITY CODE

Always know the Responsibility Code Be safety conscious, it's your responsibility.


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