2020-21 Look Back

A few of JH Nordic's Favorite Winter Moments!!

Looking Back at the 2020-21 Nordic Ski Season In case you missed it, here are ten of our favorite things to look back on from the 2020-21 nordic ski season in Jackson Hole. From being nominated for the Best of Jackson Hole in Cross Country Skiing for best Family Friendly Activity to our community-sourced Trip Reports and Nordic Skiing Master Clinics – take a look at some of our top highlights as we wrap up… Read More

Video: Recreating with Dogs on Bridger Teton National Forest Trails

Clean up after your four legged friends!

Jane & Jess, the self proclaimed “Poop Fairies” of PAWS of JH discuss the importance of cleaning up after your dog for both the ecosystems of Jackson Hole and the general courtesy of keeping pet waste off of the trails for others that may be using them. They encourage and challenge dog owners to clean up beyond just their own pets, given the likelihood that you or others may accidentally forget a bag or not… Read More

Video: Backcountry Skiing and Riding in the Bridger-Teton National Forest

Teton Pass Ambassadors explain their role in keeping the area clean, safe & fun.

In this video, Teton Pass Ambassadors Natalie Stimpson and Jay Pistono discuss their role as ambassadors as well as their love for the backcountry terrain and community that frequent this region of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. They explain how they work to keep the Teton Pass access areas clean and safe all while helping to educate others on how to keep the pass enjoyable and avalanche free for all.

Video: Winter Wildlife in Bridger-Teton National Forest

Learn About Wildlife Closure Areas in BT National Forest

Professional Skier Lynsey Dyer and Bridger-Teton Wildlife Biologist Jason Wilmot take a trip up Snow King Mountain while discussing the importance of protecting wildlife and how to do so while recreating during the winters in the Bridger-Teton National Forest. They make their way to the borders of the wildlife closure areas surrounding the Snow King Resort boundaries to place notices of closure for skiers, snowboarders, and hikers. Video Courtesy of the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance

Garmin InReach -Gear Review

Safety net for you and reassurance for family and friends -Review by Scott Sanchez

         No one plans on accidents, but they do happen.  In the modern world, we have been so habituated to our cell phones that we think they can get us out of emergencies, anywhere and anytime.  Well, welcome to Wyoming.  The best places don’t have service.  99% of the time, I think not having cell service is a blessing, but for the 1%, electronic communications can be a life saver or at least let loved ones know you are safe.  While… Read More

Trail: National Elk Refuge Road

Just 1 Mile from Town Square - Jackson, Wyoming

The National Elk Refuge is one of Jackson’s most prized areas. It was created in 1912 to protect local habitat and to provide a sanctuary for one of the largest elk herds on Earth. The refuge borders the heart of Jackson and spans over 24,700 acres. The road itself gives locals the chance to walk, run, bike, or nordic ski along the wide-open expanse of the refuge, with the elk herd using its protected grounds… Read More

Trail: Brooks Lake Road

via Togwotee Pass

Togwotee Pass remains to be one of the prettiest and vast backcountry locations near Teton Valley. Located on the Continental Divide, behold wide sweeping views of Grand Teton National Park to the west and dramatic scenes of the Absaroka Mountains for which Togwotee is home. To access the Brooks Lake Road Nordic Trail, take Hwy 287, 5 miles east of the Togwotee Pass summit. Length: 5.4 milesTerrain: MediumDifficulty: Intermediate Snow Type: Snowmobile Tracked, Skier Tracked,… Read More

CANCELLED FOR 2021 – JH Nordic Alliance’s 5th Annual Free Ski, Fat Bike, & Snowshoe Day –

By Design, Social Distancing Activities on Winter Trails

DUE TO HEALTH GUIDELINES AND OUR RESPECT FOR OUR COMMUNITY, THE JH NORDIC ALLIANCE HAVE CANCELLED OUR EVENT FOR THIS YEAR. INSTEAD, GET OUT WITH FAMILY OR YOUR HOUSEHOLD, ENJOY OUR WINTER TRAILS BY HUMAN POWER! FIND YOUR OWN TRAIL ON JHNORDIC.COM/TRAILS/ OR BOOK A TOUR FOR FAT BIKING, NORDIC SKIING, SNOWSHOEING -SEE LIST OF WINTER TOUR OPERATORS ON JHNORDIC.COM/RESOURCES/ Following the Teton County Public Health Guidelines: All activities are outdoors, in open spaces -Be… Read More

Best Fat Bike Trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley ID

Fat biking is a super fun way to explore snow-covered winter trails and pathways

Fat biking is a super fun way to explore snow-covered winter trails and pathways, especially when the snow is firm and packed. Fat biking has been all the hype and hasn’t lost any steam. With over 40 fat bike friendly trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley, there are many opportunities to get to and explore. Go to JHNordic.com/trails/ and click on the fat bike icon to list all trails. Here are some of the… Read More