New Nordic Ski Gear to Look Out For 2020-2021

New metal edge and skin cross country skis, new easy wax make Nordic skiing even more fun!

Photo courtesy: Skinny Skis Winter is almost here!! It’s time for some gear to look out for this season. With help from Scott at Skinny Skis, here’s some gear that’s worth checking out this season.  Spray & Liquid Waxes. These are one of the biggest advancements in nordic gear in the past couple of years. They’re much more user-friendly than waxing with an iron, and, lucky for us, nearly all wax manufacturers have come out… Read More

Winter Operations & Grooming Plans 2020-21 for Jackson Hole & Teton Valley Nordic & Fat Biking Trails

We spoke with each of the Nordic ski and multi-use winter trail operators and groomers about their upcoming winter outlook.

We are grateful to each of the public lands agencies, Trails and Pathways local agencies, non-profits, and Nordic centers for providing their operational plans and their efforts toward keeping this winter safe and healthy. These past few months have seen unprecedented changes to our ways of life. Getting outside and staying active has provided refuge for many of us in the community. We ask that you respect community guidelines: wear a mask, stay outdoors and… Read More

Best Skate Skiing Trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley

From easy to challenging, Skate ski groomed trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley. Also, Grand Teton National Park offer variety from big Teton views to winding forest trails.

From easy to challenging, the Best Skate skiing trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley Click on the trail name to open up a GPS trail map, elevation profile, full trail description, how to get to the trailhead, and more.. Skate Skiing in Jackson Hole Explore skate skiing groomed trails in Jackson Hole with beautiful pinstripped snow with wide open spaces for those skate skis. Teton Pines Nordic Center 10 miles of flat, wide-open ski… Read More

Jackson Hole Nordic Recreational Masters Clinics -Classic Cross Country & Skate Ski – 20-21 Season

8 Fun clinics to improve your technique, fitness, enjoyment

Hosted by Masters Coach Scott Horn and Jackson Hole Ski Club Nordic team coaches, the clinics are back for Season 3! There will be 8 clinics every other week from 11am-12:30pm, starting on December 10th -March 18th, alternating skate skiing and classic cross-country.

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

8 outstanding winter tours -from easy to adventurous

Winter in 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 and smaller mammals are hibernating beneath the snow, and herds of elk and bison are retreating to the southern end of the Jackson Hole valley, seeking out winter habitat.  Pronghorn antelope and mule deer have migrated south to the Red Desert. … Read More

Jackson Hole Nordic Recreational Masters Clinic

Last Skate Ski clinic for 2019 – Thurs. Feb 28th The final JH Nordic Recreational Masters Clinic will be held on Thursday, Feb 28th – 11a-12:30p at Teton Pines Nordic Center, with a focus this week on Skate Ski Tips, Technique and Fun. Hosted by the JH Ski Club, with Master racer/coach Scott Horn. This is the 6th Nordic Master Rec clinic of the 2019 winter season, and is open to all skiers (above beginner… Read More

JH Nordic Blog

Daily Trail Report | Rain, Snow and Wind

Grand Teton National Park Taggart to Signal Mountain Inner Park Road Last Updated: March 27, 2018  Note: March 16th was the last day for grooming from Taggart to Signal Skier Update!(3/27):  Found a really nice crust up in the Pacific Creek/Two Ocean Lake area this morning.  Skied up the Pacific Creek Road and then cut across to Two Ocean Lake and back to the car on wax-able classic skis.  There were about 7 or 8… Read More