Guide, Beverly Charette, loves to share her knowledge about the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and each day is new and different! A client photographed this wolf walking down the Gros Ventre Road and what a sight it was! Recent temperatures are great for touring! This latest cold snap has solidified the snowpack so we are able to easily xc ski or snowshoe.  New snow has helped refresh the landscape so check out the tour suggestions at… Read More

JHNordic received a question regarding multi-use on the popular trail, Cache Creek:   “Question on Cache Creek- it seems that the few snowmobiles that head up Cache Creek trail do significant damage to the trail that’s groomed for skiing- In the past I have responded to the Forest Service surveys, asking them to ban snowmobiles there, as it is a short, dead end road, with huge conflicts with skiers, walkers, wildlife. Today, one of the… Read More

Nature News From Cathy Shill

Our friend Cathy Shill from Hole Hiking Experience which happens to be one of the awesome JH Nordic Alliance Members, writes amazing monthly recaps of the weather, wildlife, and trails here in the valley. Her latest “Nature News” monthly recap of January discusses the mild winter we are having in contrast to the record winter of last year and how this has impacted the wildlife and their behavior.  The wildlife has been able to graze… Read More

Sandbag Standings & 15th Annual Spud Chase Results

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Here are your Sandbag Standings so far after Five Races: Sandbag Series Standings # races handicap Eric Balog 2 1.70 Dan Streubel 4 3.13 Davey Mitchell 2 4.40 Scott Obrien 2 13.45 Elijah Weenig 2 14.75 Melissa Streubel 2 15.65 Bridger Stiles 2 16.00 Steve Mandella 3 19.87 Forest Dramis 3 20.43 Michael Lutz 2 20.85 David King 2 21.10 Rachel Wigglesworth 3 21.57 Derek Hoff 2 21.75 Scott Horn 2 22.90 Desmond Concannon 2… Read More

Best Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Trips in Grand Teton National Park

    Winter has come to Jackson Hole.  The breathtaking peaks of the Teton Range are covered with a deepening snowpack, to the delight of downhill skiers and snowboarders at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.  Grizzly and black bears are hibernating beneath the snow, and herds of elk, bison, and mule deer are retreating to the southern end of the Jackson Hole valley, seeking out winter habitat.     As snow covers the valley of Grand… Read More

Our New JH Nordic Webcam!

Notice something different about our homepage??? THAT’S RIGHT! WE HAVE A WEBCAM! Our new JH Nordic webcam was successfully installed and went live last week! Located just off the Grand Teton National Park Rd north of the Taggart Bradley Trailhead, this webcam is prefect for being able to check out the conditions of the part before you drive up there. It is located along the Taggart to Jenny Lake and Signal Mountain groomed Nordic Trail.… Read More

JH Nordic Alliance’s 2nd Annual Free Ski, Fat Bike, & Snowshoe Day at Turpin Meadow – Sunday January 7th, 10am-3pm – Open for all!

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If you love Nordic skiing, Fat Biking, Snowshoeing or are looking to try one of these fun winter sports, we have the perfect day for you!!! On Sunday, January 7th, Turpin Meadows is hosting our 2nd annual JH Nordic Free Ski, Fat Bike & Snowshoe Day! This once a year event allows you to demo new and innovative gear from local shops and suppliers. Considering fat biking? Come up to Turpin Meadows Ranch on January… Read More

Look out this 2017-2018 Nordic Ski Gear

Ok, ok, so winter is almost here. But this is exactly the time that we want to start looking into the best 2017-2018 Nordic ski gear for this coming season. We’ve done some research and found some ski equipment to keep your eye out for. Salomon S-Race Skin Ski is a new racing skin-ski that Salomon will be introducing this year. It is modeled after the S-Lab series and is lightweight. It will have a… Read More

Enter to Win: Jackson Hole Nordic Ski Trip of a Lifetime Sweepstakes

This Sweepstakes is a unique Nordic winter trip for 2 people in beautiful Includes: Jackson Hole! Lodging, breakfast and airport transportation with Spring Creek Ranch: 3 nights and 4 days, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) $150 Money Card valid and 2 Bridger Gondola tickets at JHMR, Cross-Country ski lessons and all day ski pass – skate or classic at Teton Pines Nordic Center, Cross-Country Classic Ski Tour at Grand Teton National Park with Hole Hiking Experience, Demo skis, boots and poles for 2 with Skinny Skis

The Greater Yellowstone Cycle Trail: A New Local Adventure

A new fat biking and Nordic adventure exists just a stone’s throw away from us! The Great Yellowstone Cycle Trail is racing towards completion and that means great things for local fat bike and Nordic enthusiasts! Imagine if you will, 180 miles of trail stretching from West Yellowstone, MT, all the way to Jackson, WY. This invaluable pathway is a local resource of recreational opportunities and ways to explore the area through connections with other… Read More