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 www.holehike.com “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

26 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Trip Report: Teton Canyon | The Palisades Project

Trip Report: Teton Canyon Multi-use family trail – fatbike, kid, classic, skate skit friendly. Snow is groomed, soft wintery conditions thanks to fresh snow this week. Elevation 6700-7000ft. Grooming will continue until April 11th, conditions permitting. The Palisades Project Virtual Premiere  Friday, March 26th @ 7PM | The Center for the ArtsFollowed by a live panel discussion The Palisades Project focuses on the intersection of motorized and mechanized recreation, wilderness conservation and the conflict that… Read More

25 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Nature Update with Hole Hiking Experience | Teton County/Jackson Parks & Rec Grooming Updates

March 23, 2021 Nature Update Provided by Cathy Shill, founder of The Hole Hiking Experiencehttps://www.holehike.com/ “Suffering is only the friction between what is and what is wanted.” -Guy Armstrong Recent warm temperatures and melting valley snow definitely feels like spring in Jackson Hole. Animals follow the bare earth as they start to move to summer territories. I drove north in Grand Teton Park on Sunday and saw about 20 deer on the East Gros Ventre… Read More

24 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Wildlife Wednesday | Crust Cruising with Jackson Hole Ecotour Adventures

Cover Photo Courtesy of Jackson Hole Ecotour Adventures Wildlife Wednesdays with Jackson Hole Ecotour Adventures Wolves, Coyotes, and Elk all in the same shot! This video by Naturalist Sarah Ernst shows the size difference between the three as well as illustrates an important predator/prey/scavenger dynamic. Wolves hunt elk, yet this herd ignores them in pursuit of supplemental feed being dropped by the tractor. Elk in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem have adapted for thousands of years… Read More

23 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Joe Stone Completes 14 Mile Arm Ski | Interview with Gwenn and Don Wadsworth

Featured Image: Jackson Hole Ecotour Adventures New on the Blog:Early Skate Skiing Adventures, A Life Well-Lived in Jackson Hole An Interview with Gwenn and Don Wadsworth Jessi – JH Nordic: I would love to hear about your own personal history, how you got interested in Nordic skiing, how you ended up in Jackson, becoming instructors, your story? Gwenn: So Don and I came here and taught at the high school a couple years, in ’79. It was… Read More

19 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Last Day Grooming in GTNP | PPP Registration Open

Recreate Responsibly The Bridger-Teton National Forest offers ample groomed, tracked and off-trail opportunities for cross country skiing, fat biking, snowshoeing, or just walking with your dog. Winter recreation is more concentrated in easily accessible areas, so winter requires extra effort and diligence to protect our wildlife, our watersheds, and ensure a positive experience for all. Read more on how our community can take care of our public lands, year round. Registration OPEN for the Rendezvous… Read More