Autumn on the Horizon

Old Bill's Giving Season | Winter Volunteer Opportunities | Fall Wildlife Updates

We’re sad to see our beautiful Jackson Hole summer dwindling away, but we can’t help but thinking snowy days aren’t too far off! Nordic Masters Ski Clinics -Recreational and Competitive Masters Clinics this Winter -update from Scott Horn Chilly mornings and turning leaves indicate that winter will be here soon.  I hope that all in the Nordic community have had a summer full of health and wellness for their bodies and peace and ease for their minds.  As… Read More

Late Summer Update

Hole Hiking Updates | FOP Happenings | Upcoming Fall Events

The Fun Scale: Understanding Types of “Fun” A bunch of friends joined Peggie D. from the Wyoming Wilderness Association this week to hike up Wolf Mountain, a major landmark peak in the Palisades Wilderness Study Area (part of the Snake River Range). 12 miles, 3700 vertical feet, with most of the vertical being off trail on unmarked steep slopes. Thanks to Peggie’s local knowledge and experience, she was successful in route-finding. But it was a… Read More

Summer in the Tetons

Top Hiking Trails | Teton Food Tour | JHSC Nordic Cat Campaign

Top Jackon Hole and Teton Valley Hiking Trails Go to, click on “Trails” in the Nav bar, click on the “summer hiking” icon. Add other filters for a specific region, difficulty, dog friendly, distance and more: Bradley and Taggart LakeCache CreekGame CreekMt Elly -Teton Pass SouthCoal CreekEmily’s PondHermitage Point Mail Cabin CreekPhelps Lake -from Death Canyon trailheadPhilips Canyon to Philips PassRed CreekRimrock Ranch trailShadow MountainSki LakeTeton Village Trailand more… Hole Hiking Experience – Summer Update With… Read More

Early Summer Update

Recreate Responsibly | Greater Yellowstone Trail Updates

As recreational use of our public lands continues to increase and diversify, recreating responsibly is more critical than ever. The Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF) is a part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and contributes substantially to northwestern Wyoming’s values around wildlife, watersheds, and intact wildlands. Often overlooked by visitors, the National Forest is separate from Grand Teton National Park or Yellowstone National Park. Everyone who uses the BTNF should know: The BTNF is public land.… Read More

Spring Nordic Skiing Update

What's Still Skiing | Parks & Rec Winter Survey | Discover New Trails

Updates this week from TVTAP and local Nordic community:Teton Canyon has melted quite a bit since its last groom on April 11th along the first mile where it is not treed. It will be a muddy walk for a stretch, but then, snowpacked on the road-trail. Some of the sunnier spots may also be melted out but should be quiet and a nice ski. The road remains closed to vehicles until the Friday of Memorial… Read More

10 Apr 21 – Trail Report

Changes on Teton Park Road | April Nature News

Weekend Outlook A sunny, breezy weekend ahead with lows in the 20’s and highs reaching all the way into the 50’s. Still searching for groomed skiing? Teton Canyon just groomed yesterday and both skate and classic tracks are set up nicely Another option is to head up into the park for some biking and crust cruising. There’s still lots of snow in the park. Be sure keep track of the temperatures and time your activity… Read More

6 Apr 21 – Daily Trail Report

Volunteers Needed for PPP | GTNP Crust Cruising and Biking

Do you like Dogs on Groomed Cross Country Trails? Outside Online delves into the dog/groomed trail dilemma… Dear Sundog: after they started grooming our local trails for cross-country skiing, they put up signs banning dogs. But it’s public land. Why shouldn’t I bring my dog? -Doggedly Independent Dear Doggedly: I feel your pain. Sundog takes his 19-pound long-haired Mexican mutt hiking, rafting, and skiing, unless threatened by a ticket from a tree cop. The bans at… Read More

1 Apr 21 – Daily Trail Report

Last Daily E-mail | Hole Hiking Nature Update

March 31, 2021 Nature Update Provided by Cathy Shill, founder of The Hole Hiking Experience “This world is so beautiful that I can hardly believe it exists.“-Ralph Waldo Emerson A cold snap this week brought some fresh snow and frozen temperatures to Jackson and by the weekend, highs will be in the fifties. How quickly conditions change. Town snow has mostly melted but still lots of snow north in Grand Teton Park.  A good… Read More

31 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Final Grooming Days | Stay Masked JH

Crust Cruising  – Granite Canyon Meadows, South GTNP Training for the Pole-Pedal-Paddle? Snow is in top groomed condition for skate and classic at Shooting Star (no classic track, but wide corduroy groomed track works well for classic, too). Wednesday is the final groomed day at Trail Creek Nordic, and there are still a number of good options to ski on groomed trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley. Crust cruising was firm, slightly bumpy, but… Read More

30 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

JHSki Club Nordic Newsletter | Cruising in GTNP

Photo: Buckrail Cruising in GTNP Crust cruising should be good this week, as long as you get out early, while the snow is cold and firm! The Teton Park Road between the Taggart Lake Trailhead and Signal Mountain Lodge is cleared of snow and is now open to non-motorized recreational uses such as walking, bicycling, and rollerblading until May 1. Dogs are allowed but must be leashed. JHSki Club Nordic – April Newsletter While this season had… Read More