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30 Year Snowboard Reunion Party

The 2018-2019 winter season marks the 30th anniversary of snowboarding at Grand Targhee Resort. To celebrate this milestone we’re hosting a snowboard reunion weekend. We’ll have a quarter pipe jam in front of the The Trap Bar and Grill with beer specials from Sierra Nevada, party runs, snowboard demos from the best brands in the business, an instagram photo challenge with prizes from Grand Targhee & Kemper Snowboards, a quiver “Shred Show” at Habitat | High Altitude Provisions in Driggs, specials at Tatanka Tavern and a powsurf demo on Sunday featuring Grassroots Powdersurfing!

Come join in celebrating “the birth of snowboarding at Grand Targhee”. Guests of honor at the event will be Mark Austin and Barry Olsen; former snowboard instructors who pioneered the snowboard program here at Targhee in 1988.

SCHEDULE of events

Saturday, January 12th

  • 9:00-4:00 Instagram Photo Challenge with prizes from Grand Targhee and Kemper Snowboards (See rules below)
  • 9:00-3:00 Board Demos in front of Trap Deck | Shapes from (Arbor, Elevated Surfcraft, Jones, K2 Snowboards, Neversummer, Nitro, Sims, Winterstick, and YES. )
  • 12:00-5:30 Outdoor Snow Bar on Trap Deck
  • 3:00-3:30 Group Run down Mary’s / Middle Earth / Waterfall / PRT / Trap Bar
  • 4:15-5:30 Quarter Pipe Jam Session adjacent to Trap Bar Deck – HELMETS REQUIRED
  • 6:00-8:30 Shred Show at Habitat – Vintage Snowboard Exhibit – Show off your favorite boards
  • Beer special at Tatanka Tavern (3rd Floor Colter Building / Driggs)

Sunday, January 13th

  • 9:00-4:00 Instagram Photo Challenge with prizes from Grand Targhee and Kemper Snowboards  (See rules below)
  • 10:00-2:00 Powsurf Demo with Habitat and Grassroots Powdersurfing @ Lightning Ridge

Instagram Photo Challenge Details:

Grand Targhee is in search of photos that showcase the best that snowboard has to offer. Capture your sickest method, show off that vintage gear you’re rocking and join in on the Targhee Vibe while sharing your passion for snowboarding with other riders. The 30th Year Snowboard Reunion photo challenge will begin on Saturday, January 12th and run through Monday, January 14th at 9:00am. This contest will be taking place solely on Instagram and is specific to snowboarders partaking in 30th celebration and festivities. Use the hashtag #targheesurfclub -or- #tetonsurfclub. Participants must tag Grand Targhee Resort and include this hashtag in the caption. 

  • One entry per account
  • Snowboarding photos only
  • Must be taken between the 12th and 13th at Grand Targhee Resort
  • Use the hashtags provided – to be announced at opening of January 12th

Public voting and final judging will occur on Monday, January 14th on Grand Targhee Resort’s Instagram story feed, and is open to all Instagram users. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, January 15th at 11:00am on Instagram and grandtarghee.com

  • Best Overall
  • Best Method
  • Best Vintage Gear/Outfit
  • Most #targheevibe

Prizes include swag, entrance into the Teton Surf Classic, Grand Targhee Resort lift tickets, Targhee Swag, and a Kemper Snowboard Grand Prize


January 12, 2019 12:00am
January 13, 2019 12:00am
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3300 E. Ski Hill RD
Alta, WY 83414 United States