This area, first tracked in the 1800's, has been preserved from modern urbanization and is known as the Gateway to Yellowstone and Teton National Forests. Taking a trip to Jackson Hole is and adventure that goes back in time when the West was rugged and wildlife roamed freely. The Old West spirit is alive at the Resort and in the town with wooden boardwalks and cowboy hangouts. But in place of roughrider shootouts, the adventures have become downhill descents.Jackson Hole Mountain Resort flaunts some of the most difficult terrain on the continent. Advanced skiers and riders meet their match on the two peaks. In addition, the beginner and intermediate skiers can enjoy the Resort's 22 miles of machine-groomed runs.Planning that perfect out-of-the-way vacation has never been easier. With nonstop flights from eight US cities, the Wild West is closer than ever before.