Phillips Ridge To Ski Lake

The 21st most popular cross country ski area in Wyoming.

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West of Jackson and Wilson at Teton Pass, the popular Phillips Ridge route climbs north through meadows and bowls to Ski Lake. To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead from Jackson, head west on SR22 about 3 miles past Wilson. On a hairpin turn, the Phillips Ridge parking area is on the left. The route starts across the street heading north. Avalanche danger is high.

Overall, Phillips Ridge To Ski Lake is the 21st most popular cross country ski area of all 26 Nordic ski destinations in Wyoming. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Phillips Ridge To Ski Lake including Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, Jenny Lake Loop, Signal Mountain, Shadow Mountain, Mt. Washington Valley and Jackson Hole Nordic CenterCache Creek Canyon.


Local Contact(s):  Bridger-Teton National Forest (307) 739-5500; Wyoming Tourism (307) 777-7777; Skinny Skis, Jackson (307) 733-6094; Avalanche Report (307) 733-2664

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Rusty Parrot Lodge (800) 458-2004; Brooks Lake Lodge, Dubois (307) 455-2121; Alpine House (800) 753-1421; HostelX (307) 733-3415

Luxury Loding:  Teton Tree House, Wilson (307) 733-3233; Snake River Lodge (800) 445-4655; Amangani (877) 734-7333

Breakfast Restaurant:  Snake River Inn

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  7/25/2016

ID:  11439