Targhee Trippin'

Targhee Trippin'

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Mike England

What Bozemanite doesn't look forward to a Targhee road trip? Whether it's skiing in the winter or a summer music festival, that Saturday-morning drive south just feels right. With stellar mountain-biking terrain, you’ve got a summer weekender's paradise. Here's what’s happening at Grand Targhee this season. 

(Edited for Summer 2019)

June 14
Opening Day. Grand Targhee Resort opens for summer activities. Enjoy 2-for-1 bike park tickets Friday-Sunday to celebrate the start of summer. 

July 12-14
15th Annual Targhee Music Festival. Great music by Drive By Truckers, Los Lobos, Galactic and more at this three-day event. Food, activities, and a laid-back, fun-loving atmosphere make this a happenin' precursor to the bluegrass festival in August.

July 26-27
Teton Ragnar Overnight Relay. Teams of 8 (or 4) register for this challenging trail run and unforgettable camping experience. Teams run relay style on the green, yellow and red loops on trails that carve and weave through the forest and to the top of Grand Targhee. That night, soak up the high mountain air, eat smores and get to know fellow runners under the breathtaking Teton sky. 

August 3
Pierre's Hole 50 & 100 Mile MTB Race. The race course views are breathtaking, the singletrack is longer and better than ever, and you will be tested by the rugged terrain. With options of 100 Mile (3 laps), 100km (2 laps), 50km (1 lap) events, theres something for every rider. 

August 9
32nd annual Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival. Since 1988, Grand Targhee Resort’s Bluegrass Festival has been a mainstay for Bluegrass aficionados. This year, get ready for appearences from Greensky Bluegrass, Sam Bush, and The Infamous Stringdusters, it's a show you don't want to miss. 

August 24-25
The Montana Enduro Series is coming back for 2019! Get your crew together for two days of racing under the Grand. With Targhee’s killer trail offerings, 2019’s enduro will once again be a favorite of both athletes and spectators. This rigorous, challenging race is one your legs and lungs will not soon forget.

(More info on all events at grandtarghee.com)

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