NORDIC NEWS News from West Yellowstone from Jackson Hole Ski and Snowboard Nordic coach Ben Morley: First off congratulations to all of the Super Tour Racers, the experience of racing against a tough national field of juniors and seniors is invaluable. There were some super strong results, particularly today with Natalie coming in 8th in U16s, but 2nd in intermountain standings. Both David and Bridger found the U16 podium today with strong performances. In… Read More

The snow has continued to fall at the rate of 1-5 inches per day depending on where you are in the area. Game Creek was reported to be skiing quite well for classic skis on last week’s roller grooming which probably mirrors the conditions of most of Teton County Wyoming’s grooming areas. Trail Creek while still a little rough is skiing as well as ever for this time of year with lots of happy skiers. Teton Pines, Shooting star, and Teton Canyon are also all reporting good early season conditions.

2 Dec 2018 – Daily Trail Report

November Nature News with Hole Hiking Experience As weather changes, animals move to their winter territories and adjust behavior to further minimize calorie loss. Big Horn Sheep can be found on Miller Butte outside of the town of Jackson. This herd comes lower in elevation to a thinner snow pack and more mild weather.  We begin to see Rough-legged Hawks on the fence posts. They summer in the Arctic and come to Jackson to winter.… Read More

1 Dec 2018 – Daily Trail Report

Grand Teton National Park Media Release Teton Park Road Converts to Over-Snow Access Due to recent snow accumulation and anticipated snowfall, the status of Teton Park Road, Moose-Wilson Road, and Signal Mountain Summit Road within Grand Teton National Park has been changed from wheeled access to over-snow access. The designated portions of these roads are now ready to accommodate winter recreation, and use of the roads by wheeled vehicles is prohibited for the season. The… Read More

Fresh Snow kicks off Early winter with Groomed Base

JH Ski Club Nordic skier -interval training this week at West Yellowstone Rendezvous Nordic trails Trail Updates Grooming schedules for the 2018-19 Winter season are now on  so you can check which days your favorite trails will be groomed. Note that Grand Teton National Park Foundation does not begin grooming until mid – December (the grooming days are listed so you can plan ahead). Check in at or on our Facebook page (JHNordicTrails) Teton Pines Nordic:… Read More

Season Underway at Targhee and More!

Grand Targhee Nordic Trails – Photo Credit: K Wimburg Grand Targhee’s Grand Opening The opening of Grand Targhee Resort means the start of grooming on their Nordic trails, as of Friday all Nordic, snowshoe and fat bike trails are open and groomed aside from the classic track set. Get out there and take advantage of these great early season trails. Gearing Up for a Fun Week of Training at West Yellowstone Rendezvous Trails The JH… Read More

JH Nordic Alliance’s 3rd Annual Free Ski, Fat Bike, & Snowshoe Day

Photo Credit: Skinny Skis Nordic Skiing, Fat Biking and Snowshoeing for all! Once again the JH Nordic Alliance will be heading up to Turpin Meadow Ranch for a day filled with winter activities, food, coffee and fun. The date has officially been set for Sunday, January 6th from 10am to 3pm at Turpin Meadow (24505 Buffalo Valley Rd. Moran WY).   With a free trail pass and free demos of innovative gear from local shops… Read More

Early Tracks and Early Grooming

First Grooming in Jackson Hole! Thursday morning Cody Downard from Teton Pines Nordic got some early grooming in to build a well packed base.  Nice effort by Cody to get out and make early season amazing!! Colder temperatures should hopefully set the track up nicely.  Cody reports that currently classic skiing is really nice on wider touring skis! Call to Teton Pines Nordic Center to check daily times and most up-to-date conditions. (307) 733-1733 Teton Pass… Read More

Early Season Nordic in the Tetons Underway

Early Season Report Nordic Skiing in the Tetons Targhee/Teton Pass Skied Targhee on Tuesday and at the top of the pass Thursday. I was using classic touring skis (Madshus Lillihammer’s) and using Swix vr45 kick wax. Skiing was surprisingly good both days and even worked on some technique today once I skied in a track (go south towards Mount Elly and the skiing gets good after the initial climb near the set of powerlines). I… Read More

Skinny Skis 44th Anniversary Sale!

The latest and greatest gear is all on sale at Skinny Skis now through thru Monday! Head over to their shop right off the square on Deloney Ave. to get yourself ready for this winter before the sale ends. For those looking to potentially purchase some new actual skinny skis at the sale here is some info about what they have in stock at the moment: Madshus IGS and Fischer Twin Skins For performance and… Read More