Wyoming Ski Roundup

Antelope Butte, Pine Creek, and Sleeping Giant
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Also in the Big Horn Range, Antelope Butte Ski Area offers 880 acres of skiing and snowboarding. Located 35 miles west of Greybull, Antelope Butte has 19 trails. The Bighorn lift, just steps from the lodge, takes intermediate and expert skiers to a 9,400-foot heaven on earth. Views out across the range compliment great tree skiing and uncrowded trails.

Pine Creek Ski Area, seven miles east of Cokeville in the southwest part of the state, lies in the Tunp Mountain Range. From the top of Pine Creek's 1,200-foot vertical drop, the views to the north of the Wind River Mountains, the highest range in the state, are unsurpassed. There are 13 trails of varying difficulty levels to choose from. Pine Creek is open Friday through Sunday and on holidays.

Lastly, the Sleeping Giant Ski Area is located just outside the east entrance to Yellowstone National Park and 50 miles west of Cody. In the colorful Absaroka Mountain Range, Sleeping Giant's base is on the banks of the north fork of the Shoshone River. Virtually deserted, Sleeping Giant offers 17 runs on 100 acres down a 500-foot vertical drop. 35 acres of cross-country ski trails head off into Yellowstone National Park and the Shoshone National Wilderness from Sleeping Giant's parking lot. Sleeping Giant is also only several miles from Buffalo Bill Cody's historic Pahaska Teepe.

Published: 28 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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