Sean O’Malley, one of the early members of Jackson Hole Nordic Alliance who also previously published the local Nordic News is retiring from Teton County at the end of January 2019. We value Sean’s sparkle and local knowledge that he put into this and wanted to commemorate his contributions over the years to the Nordic community by looking back at an all-time favorite Nordic News issue from 2005.   Jackson Hole Nordic News April 8,… Read More

GIVEAWAY ALERT! We’ve partnered with our friends at Jackson Hole Eco Tours Adventures and Anvil Hotel for the ULTIMATE WINTER GETAWAY to Jackson, WY. One lucky winner will win 5 days/4 nights of adventure for two in Jackson Hole. Includes: 1- full day snowshoe & wildlife tour and 1-half day Nordic Skiing Tour from Jackson Hole EcoTours Adventures 4 nights lodging at the Anvil Hotel $100 dining credit to Glorietta Restaurant Admission to a Raptor… Read More

Parks & Rec XC Ski Tours

Bundle up this winter and experience the amazing scenery, wildlife and history of Jackson Hole with Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation and local non-profit partners!
Join Parks and Recreation and local non-profit partners on a guided cross-country ski tour in Grand Teton National Park this winter. Tours are fun, informative outings with the days program led by a local non-profit in their area of expertise.

Parks & Rec XC Ski Lessons

Want to try skate skiing? Ever wonder about the proper technique for classic skiing? Join Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation and the pros from Teton Pines Nordic Center to learn the fundamentals of skate and classic skiing. These hour-long lessons are intended for beginner or never-ever skiers. No previous ski experience necessary! Classes are capped at a maximum of 10 participants and registration closes at noon the day prior to each lesson, don’t wait till… Read More

JH Nordic Alliance’s 3rd Annual Free Ski, Fat Bike, & Snowshoe Day – Sunday, Jan 6th @ Turpin Meadow Ranch 10 am – 3 pm

With a free trail pass and free demos of innovative gear from local shops and suppliers this unique once a year event provides a great opportunity to try out Nordic skis, fat bikes, and snowshoes. This event is perfect for those interested in these winter sports and activities but not quite ready to buy, or if you simply want to experience the thrill of fat biking among the Tetons.

Early Tracks and Early Grooming

First Grooming in Jackson Hole! Thursday morning Cody Downard from Teton Pines Nordic got some early grooming in to build a well packed base.  Nice effort by Cody to get out and make early season amazing!! Colder temperatures should hopefully set the track up nicely.  Cody reports that currently classic skiing is really nice on wider touring skis! Call to Teton Pines Nordic Center to check daily times and most up-to-date conditions. (307) 733-1733 Teton Pass… Read More

Get ready for early snow on Teton Pass & Events you won’t want to Miss

Weather Forecast – Snow above 8000 ft Possibility for early season Nordic skiing on Teton Pass/Mt-Elly Trail (watch your base!) Fall is a time, when the early storms come through, and as long as freezing is well below 8500 ft, we often begin to get a base of snow, allowing some early adventure on XC skis on Teton Pass. It’s always fun to get out on skis for the first time, feeling the anticipation of… Read More

Fish on Promoting the U.S. Nordic Skiing Development ‘Pathway’ vs. the ‘Pipeline’

Last month, Bryan Fish, U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA) Cross Country Sport Development Manager, visited to Jackson Hole, hosted by the Jackson Hole Ski Club Nordic Program, to deliver a presentation titled “Strides of Success – The Key Factors in USA XC Ski Development Success” on Sept. 15th at Snow King.   Fasterskier.com wrote an informative article about his plans moving forward, how local Ski clubs and the USSA develop and train Nordic athletes into… Read More

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

    Winter has come to 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 are hibernating beneath the snow, and herds of elk, bison, and mule deer are retreating to the southern end of the Jackson Hole valley, seeking out winter habitat.     As snow covers the valley of Grand… Read More

Nordic Skiing in the Tetons -Jackson Hole Nordic

Whether you are looking for a mellow tour of Grand Teton National Park, high level racing, or a full blown backcountry Nordic adventure, Jackson Hole has it all. Find out more about the abundant Nordic opportunities in the area at JHNordic.com, get out and explore!