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Grooming Updates and Closures

As things are changing by the day, we want to update our community on grooming schedules. So far there are no changes to existing grooming schedules. But some schedules are already extended, all subject to snow:

  • Teton County Parks & Rec- Grooming extended from March 15 to the 28th
  • Trail Creek- Grooming until March 30th
  • Teton Pines Nordic Center announced Monday they have closed for the season and no grooming will take place this week. Teton Pines Nordic Shop and Clubhouse are also closed. Thanks to all for a great season!!
  • Shooting Star – Grooming continues for classic and skate skiers, however, NO SNOWSHOEING for the remainder of the season due to snow conditions and supervision. Please, note many trail restrictions will begin to appear as the season begins to winds down and the snow profile diminishes. The Nordic Shop will be closed until further notice.
  • TVTAP groomed trails- assume grooming will continue based on snow.

Uphill Closures:
– Grand Targhee- will be closed for the rest of the 2019/20 winter season, with no further grooming for the Nordic and fat bike trails. However, skiers and cyclist may use the trails. No uphill travel on the alpine ski slopes.
-Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Snow King Resort have closed for the season joining the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19


Timbered Island Closed to Entry for Bear Management

The entire Timbered Island area is closed to all entry, specifically the entire length of the west side of Timbered Island from the base of Timbered Island to the Teton Park Road. The closure is in place to protect wildlife. 

Please also remember to start carrying bear spray.  
Fun fact:: Long term data shows that 50% of adult grizzly bears are awake by March 15 every year.  And not surprisingly, we had our first grizzly bear sighting in the park yesterday – way up North.


The resorts are closing…Here are 3 ways to stay active outdoors (updated)

Snowshoes & Slumber on Taggart Lake”
  1. Snowshoe tours in Grand Teton National Park
    Hole Hiking Experience continues to lead its amazing cross-country ski and snowshoe tours in Grand Teton National Park, with wildlife viewing and off trail adventure – 307.690.4453 or info@holehike.com
  2. Fat bike tours and rentals with Teton Mountain Bike Tours, Hoback Sports and Fitzgerald’s Bicycles.
    Teton Mountain Bike Tours are running small group and private fat bike tours, with special attention of “social distance”, as well as fat bike rentals. Dave reports that the Gros Ventre Road trail is riding well, plus other trails. Call 307-690-0712‬ for info.

Skinny Skis St. Paddy’s Day Sale

Skate & Classic Performance Gear
Skate Skis as low as $80
Madshus “skin” skis $150
Skate + Combi boots as low as $30

Final Winter Clearance!
Ski equipment, All 19/20 gear
40%-60% off! 


Trail Creek Nordic

Last Updated: 3/16
Grooming Daily

Miles per Gallon!

When driving a car a big number is a good thing. Today at Trail Creek you miles per calorie is probably going to be a lower than usual number which is not a completely bad thing as you can get your workout done in a much shorter distance.

Overnight another 6 inches of snow fell at Trail Creek and as of noon the temperature was 2ºC/36ºF with mostly cloudy skies and calm winds. Today’s grooming began with the roller which was able to cover most every trail with multiple passes today. The Ginzu groomer was also called into action, placing classic tracks around the fields and doing some additional skate grooming in the close field.

Skiing will be a bit slow today but some skaters have already been out and seemed to be doing ok. Temps are forecast to finally drop into the low 20’s overnight so hopefully by tomorrow we can get all caught up once again.

While Jackson Hole Ski and Snowboard Club is shutting down all facilities as of Tuesday this week, our intention is to continue skiing at Trail Creek for the time being although the cabin will be closed.

Groomer’s choice is the close field.


Turpin Meadow Ranch

Last Updated: 3/8
Grooming Finished for the Season 

TMR nordic and fat bikes trails are no longer groomed, however, are open for access thanks to Bridger-Teton USFS public lands. Bring bear spray as bears are starting to emerge from winter hibernation.

Click on our Turpin Ranch Cam to see real-time weather, conditions and views of the ranch. https://youtu.be/WeeDyqRKqVI

Teton Co./Jackson Parks & Rec

Grooming Today: High School Fields, Emily’s Pond Levee, Stilson, Wilson Centennial
Last Updated: 3/15

The levee and Stilson are groomed but filling in quickly with new snow. The school fields will be finished around 10:30. Grooming to Noker mine draw on mondays is over for the season but cache will still be groomed Wednesdays and Fridays to the typical turn around point.


Grand Teton National Park
Teton Park Road

Last Updated: 3/15
Grooming Has Ended

Final grooming day in GTNP. The snow is deep after yesterday’s storm. Get out and enjoy before they start plowing the road. 


Teton Pines Nordic

Last Updated: 3/16
Grooming has Ended for the Season 

Teton Pines Nordic Center announced Monday they have closed for the season and no grooming will take place this week. Teton Pines Nordic Shop and Clubhouse are also closed. Thanks to all for a great season!!


Shooting Star Nordic 

Last Updated: 3/17
Grooming Daily

Trails will be CLOSED UNTIL 1030am as the track is being worked intensively this morning for skiers safety. Also, NO SNOWSHOEING for the remainder of the season due to snow conditions and supervision. Please, note many trail restrictions will begin to appear as the season begins to winds down and the snow profile diminishes. Thanks.


Teton Village Pathway Trail

Update: 2/22

Teton village pathway trail – groomed on Tuesday. Firm, packed snow.
 

Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club

Grooming Today
Update: 3/9

From our Nordic track maintenance team:

With rising temperatures and winter coming to an end, adjustments will be made to the route of the groomed trail. Beginning this past weekend, the trail will only be groomed on the north side of Spring Gulch Road.

This accomplishes two important things. For one, it allows us to extend the grooming period of the season because as the roadways clear it becomes increasing difficult and unsafe for the staff to cross the roads with grooming equipment. In addition, suspending grooming operations south of Spring Gulch Road helps us minimize disturbances to the local moose population. In general, please be extra mindful not to disturb wildlife during this important period for their winter survival.


Grand Targhee Nordic & Fat Biking

Last Updated: 3/15

Grand Targhee will be closed for the rest of the 2019/20 winter season, with no further grooming for the Nordic and fat bike trails. However, skiers and cyclist may use the trails. No uphill travel on the alpine ski slopes.


Pinedale

Last Updated: 3/13

Nordic: Most trails above groomed this morning. Road dry. Chilly now, 9F degrees. Sun is poking out. Looks like it is going to be a nice day.

Fat Bike 2/13: All Lower Kelly Park is groomed with a great riding base. Should be perfect conditions for the next 3-5 days due to high pressure system. For more information contact Geared Up, 307-399-5539 c.307-760-1912, www.gearedupbikes.com

 

 

Grooming Today: Alta, Teton Springs, Yeti’s Loop

Alta Track

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
Last Updated: 3/16
Skate: Good| Classic: Fair


Driggs

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 3/16
Skate: Good | Classic: Good

Good conditions but will degrade quickly as day warms up. Classic track is set.


Sherman Park

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 3/14
Skate: Fair | Classic: Not set

Tried to groom out the rogue snowmobile ruts and footprints. It’s in better condition than it was but still not great, or even good. It is skatable though.


Teton Canyon

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Last Updated: 3/17
Skate: Good| Classic: Fair

Plan to use the Ginzu this morning to smooth and flatten out the skate track. Will begin at 9am. Think should turn out well, for most part.


Teton Springs

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Last Updated: 3/16
Skate: Not set Classic: Not set

Last groomed on Sunday. Overnight about 2″ snow. The snow base on the trails is still warm resulting in soft conditions. Currently planning to groom Tuesday morning depending on whether cooler temps come overnight. I will plan to groom when appropriate for the remainder of the season and keep posting updates.

Yeti’s Loop

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Friday
Last Updated: 3/17
Skate: Excellent| Classic: Good


5th Street Singletrack

Grooming Schedule: as needed
Last Updated:
2/9
Singletrack:
Poor

Skinned a lap after some foot traffic then rode front portion on triple wide. Need a sled for more compaction but will keep trying!


Teton Springs Singletrack

Grooming Schedule: as needed
Last Updated: 3/2
Singletrack: Excellent

Plowed with v plow. All good


Southern Valley Singletrack 

Grooming Schedule: as needed
Last Updated: 3/16
Singletrack: Fair


Darby Canyon

Grooming Schedule: as needed
Last Updated: 3/9


South Leigh Road

Grooming Schedule: as needed
Last Updated: 3/9

 


 

 
JH Masters Recreational Clinic – Skate Ski 

Thursday, Mar 19, 2020
Teton Pines Nordic

Tips, Technique, & Fun -Coaches provided by JH Ski Club Nordic program

Open to all (no first time beginners)
-Drop-in $35 (includes clinic & Teton Pines Nordic all day ski pass
Teton Pines Pass holder or member $30

 

Register – email : info@jhnordic.com or call: 307 739 6399

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