Solar Eclipse 2017
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will occur and Grand Targhee Resort is in the path of totality. It has been almost 40 years since the last total solar eclipse crossed North America. In Alta, Wyoming the duration of totality will last approximately 2 minutes and 16 seconds. On the day of the eclipse, Grand Targhee Resort will only be open to guests who are camping, have a scenic chair lift ticket, or parking pass. Due to high demand, the resort will only sell a limited number of lift tickets, camping and parking passes.Some fun facts about the 2017 Solar Eclipse:
Only certain destinations will reach total darkness
Total darkness in Alta, Wyoming will last approximately 2 minutes 16 seconds
Total solar eclipses are rare
A solar eclipse happens at New Moon
This is the first total solar eclipse in the United States in 38 years
Next total eclipse won’t happen until 2024Dreamcatcher Scenic Chair Ride – August 21, 2017
At Grand Targhee Resort, you’ll find a fun weekend and iconic views of the 2017 Solar Eclipse. Only 170 scenic chair lift tickets are available for purchase. Tickets are nonrefundable. Dreamcatcher will be open for those with pre-purchased tickets at 8:30am on the morning of August 21, 2017. Guests will be able to ride the lift down to the base area after 1:00pm, or can hike down the Bannock Trail. All vehicles entering the resort must purchase a parking pass or have a valid camping pass for August 21, 2017.
3300 Ski Hill Rd.
Alta, WY 83414