Even though I am a spontaneous person who usually waits for the many activities in Cody to “speak” to me before I decide what to do, I already know what I am doing this weekend.
Our local ski hill Sleeping Giant Ski Area opens for the season Friday, December 12, and I plan to get in as many runs as possible all season.
If you see me on the hill, there’s a good chance I will be with my niece who is in fifth grade this year. You see, Sleeping Giant is offering free skiing all year to fifth graders nationwide, regardless of where they live, in celebration of the hill’s five-year anniversary.
Located just outside the East Gate of Yellowstone National Park 49 miles west of Cody, the 180-acre downhill ski area is owned and operated by the non-profit Yellowstone Recreations Foundation. It has three great chairlifts, snowmaking equipment, a fun magic carpet for the kids and two terrain parks. These terrain parks are awesome with quarter pipes, rails, boxes and jumps – that were constructed mostly of materials found on the mountain. Our little ski resort has 184 skiable acres Read More