What’s in Your (Nordic) Pack? – 2020 Update

We love to help with trip planning for your next Nordic adventure. And one of the key components for a successful trip is preparation. Here at JHNordic we know what it is like to hop on the trail and realize you forgot something. Yeah, that’s is the worst feeling there is. Here is an update from our last What’s in Your (Nordic) Pack? blog post. Also REI came out with a sweet checklist for cross-country… Read More

Video: 2x Olympian Erik Bjornsen instructs the Skate Skiing Fundamentals

We were so fortunate to have 2x Olympian Erik Bjornsen guest instruct our 2nd Annual JH Nordic Recreation Masters Tips, Technique & Fun Clinics at Teton Pines Nordic Center on Thursday, January 23rd. Erik covered the fundamentals of skate skiing and showed us how it was done; V1, V2 and V2 Alternate techniques. V1 Technique V1 is a technique typically used going uphill. It’s less efficient than the V2 technique, but allows skiers to keep… Read More

Trail: White Grass Dude Ranch Nordic Trail & Heritage Project

Consider exploring the White Grass Dude Ranch Nordic Trail this winter in Grand Teton National Park. You can access by entering the inner GTNP Park road. Just past the Craig Thomas Visitor Center, turn left onto the Moose-Wilson Road. Drive south for approx. 4 miles to the end of the plowed road at the Death Canyon trail head turnoff and park. Length: 2.7 miles (5.4 miles full loop)Terrain: MediumDifficulty: EasySnow Type: Snowmobile Tracked, Untracked, Skier… Read More

Video: Jack Hart Introduces Madshus Gear 2020

Jack Hart, Madshus’ Regional Sales Representative introduces Madshus’ new gear for Winter 2019-20. In these 5 videos at Skinny Skis in Jackson Hole, Jack introduces tempting Nordic ski gear to make our experience in cross-country and skate skiing adventures. Madshus Redline 2.0 Intelligrip Madshus’ MOVE Binding system Madshus’ Hyper U boot Madshus Redline 2.0 Skate skis Madshus Redline Skate boot Jack will be at the free event at Turpin Meadow Ranch on Jan 5th, so readers… Read More

JH Nordic Alliance’s 4th Annual Free Ski, Fat Bike, & Snowshoe Day – Sunday, Jan 5th @ Turpin Meadow Ranch 10 am – 3 pm

Nordic Skiing, Fat Biking and Snowshoeing for all! Once again the JH Nordic Alliance will be heading up to Turpin Meadow Ranch for a day filled with winter activities, food, coffee, fun, and a huge raffle. Welcomes community and visitors, families, kids of all ages, dog friendly (on leash), easy access thanks to a free Town-to-Turpin shuttle van. Mark your calendar for the first Sunday in January: Sunday, January 5th from 10am to 3pm at… Read More

Video: Tom M’s First XC Ski of the Season

It’s late October in Jackson Hole and Tom M. was itching to explore the new snow above 9,000 ft. Tom and his partner Julie had the pleasure of first tracks on 20 inches of new snow at Wind River Lake near Togwotee Pass at 9,600 ft. elevation. Good thing they brought their bear spray because they came upon clear bear tracks in the snow. Temp: 10 degrees Fahrenheit Snow conditions: 20″ October powder at the… Read More

Announcing 2nd Annual JH Nordic Recreation Masters “Tips, Technique & Fun” Skate and Classic Ski Clinics

Hosted by JH Ski Club Nordic program and JH Nordic Alliance. We are excited to announce the 2nd Annual JH Nordic Recreation Masters Tips, Technique, & Fun Clinics. It was such a hit last season that we are back with more clinics to look forward to this winter. There will be 8 Nordic clinics every other Thursday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. The first one starts December 12th. Skate ski one week, classic cross-county… Read More

Mountain Weather with Jim Woodmencey

MountainWeather.com is a trusted source for weather in the Jackson Hole community. Jim Woodmencey began this meteorological consulting company in 1991 right here in Jackson. Jim specializes in weather forecasting for mountain locations and teaches weather courses for private and military applications to be used around the world.

JH Nordic Alliance “Buff” Photo Contest – Season 2019-20

The JH Nordic Alliance is looking for amazing photos or illustrations to become the image for the 2019-2020 Limited Edition JH Nordic Buff (neck gaiter). Images of Nordic skiing, wildlife, fat biking, winter trail fun, an iconic image of Jackson Hole, the Tetons. Images from this winter or past, or get out now while the crust cruising offers great photos!