Jackson Hole ski resort, WY has been closed since Wednesday due to a major power outage due to 90mph winds destroying 17 power poles in Teton Valley.
The power poles have been repaired and power has been restored to Teton Village.
Jackson Hole will reopen tomorrow with all lifts running.
JACKSON HOLE, WY REOPENING PRESS RELEASE:
JHMR OPENING Information Update
3 PM Update – Sunday, February 12, 2017
(Teton Village, WY) – Power has been successfully restored to Teton Village and Village businesses are starting to re-open today and tomorrow. JHMR is planning to have all lifts, retail outlets and most restaurants open tomorrow Monday, February 13th. Today, operations staffs have prepared base and on-mountain facilities to be ready for tomorrow’s opening, and all lifts and systems have been tested to ensure everything is functional after the outage.
Tomorrow we anticipate normal lift operations starting at 9am. START Bus will be back to its normal schedule and the parking lots will be operating as usual. All retail outlets, with the exception of JH Sports Junior, will be open and on regular winter hours. All JHMR restaurants will be operating normally with the exception of Rendezvous Lodge. In Rendezvous Lodge, Off Piste Market, and Rendezvous Cafeteria will be open with limited menus on Monday, and on Tuesday, Rendezvous Cafeteria will have a full menu. Piste Mountain Bistro will re-open for lunch and dinner service on Thursday, February 16th. At this time, the Kids Ranch is scheduled to open on Tuesday, and for more information on Kid’s Ranch operations forMonday, please call 307-739-2788.
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, currently with 434 inches of total snowfall for the season, and snow depths of 138 inches on the upper mountain and 93 inches at mid-mountain, is experiencing one of the deepest winters on record. From February 1st through the 11th Rendezvous Bowl received 7.5 feet of snow.
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort would like to thank the following partners and staff which were all integral in helping provide services and support to get Teton Village power back up in five days time. This was no easy task given the amount of damage that occurred on Tuesday, February 7th. These partners, among countless others, went above and beyond to support our community through this challenge.
Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce
Jackson Hole Central Reservations
Jackson Hole Fire/ EMS
Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Board
Lower Valley Energy and the supporting teams from the region
Teton County Emergency Management
Teton County Sheriff’s Department
Teton Village Fire Department
Teton Village Association
JHMR Operations Staff
Jackson Hole Resort Lodging Staff
Safety Reminder: While snow safety and avalanche mitigation efforts help reduce the risk of avalanches, avalanches and snow slides may occur at ski areas, both inside and outside of the posted boundaries. Please remember to exercise caution, good judgment and preparedness , and educate yourself on snow and avalanche conditions. IF YOU DON’T KNOW, DON’T GO.