Guide to first-time Nordic skiing, fat biking, and snowshoeing in Jackson

Where to go, where to rent, how to get to the trails, and ways to have fun!

If it’s your first time in Jackson, and you’re looking to get into some Nordic skiing, fat biking, or snowshoeing, look no further than JH Nordic! Our comprehensive resources can guide you in making the most of your winter recreation experience. For help planning your first (or next) trip in Jackson Hole, check out our guide below.  Where to Go:  Find a Nordic ski tour, fat bike tour, or snowshoe tour from local winter tour… Read More

Where to Rent or Buy New and Used Nordic Ski Gear This Season

The JH Nordic Alliance's guide to the best local places to rent or buy new and used gear in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley.

Nordic skiing could be the perfect winter escape this year with its natural social distancing, easy access to trails, easy first-time experience, and a great workout, as well as the relative affordability of Nordic ski gear (versus alpine skiing or touring). The outdoor recreation industry is forecasting that Nordic skiing will have a huge year, so getting your gear set-up early will be essential.  Ready to buy Nordic ski gear for the first time? Add… Read More

New Nordic Ski Gear to Look Out For 2020-2021

New metal edge and skin cross country skis, new easy wax make Nordic skiing even more fun!

Photo courtesy: Skinny Skis Winter is almost here!! It’s time for some gear to look out for this season. With help from Scott at Skinny Skis, here’s some gear that’s worth checking out this season.  Spray & Liquid Waxes. These are one of the biggest advancements in nordic gear in the past couple of years. They’re much more user-friendly than waxing with an iron, and, lucky for us, nearly all wax manufacturers have come out… Read More

Jackson Hole Nordic Recreational Masters Clinics -Classic Cross Country & Skate Ski – 20-21 Season

8 Fun clinics to improve your technique, fitness, enjoyment

Hosted by Masters Coach Scott Horn and Jackson Hole Ski Club Nordic team coaches, the clinics are back for Season 3! There will be 8 clinics every other week from 11am-12:30pm, starting on December 10th -March 18th, alternating skate skiing and classic cross-country.

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: 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

22 Dec 19 – Daily Trail Report

Thank you for continually sharing your photos with us of Nordic skiing in Jackson Hole Photo Credit: Jackson Hole Ecotours Ho! Ho! Ho! It’s Santa on Skis! Conditions update from Jackson Hole Ecotour guide training earlier this week – The trail to the Lucas Fabian Homestead is skiing great, as well as Teton Park Road. We’ve also been seeing wolves on multiple tours this week, including guide training!  Skiers Enjoying Moose Wilson Road Trail Over Holidays… Read More

21 Dec 19 – Daily Trail Report

Thank you for continually sharing your photos with us of Nordic skiing in Jackson Hole Welcome Gold Sponsor: 22 Nordic! 22Nordic, a PSIA Member Nordic Ski School, based in Jackson Hole, is focused on getting families and kids on Nordic skis, engaged in the “passion of Nordic”. Founders George Davis and Ramona Santiago-Davis host the “Kids Corral” at our Turpin Meadow event. 22Nordic is partnering with Parks & Rec, JH Ski /Club & Coombs Outdoors to… Read More

20 Dec 19 – Daily Trail Report

Thank you for continually sharing your photos with us of Nordic skiing in Jackson Hole Great Conditions in the Park “Taggart to Signal Mountain was absolutely pristine yesterday! Crisp corduroy and bomb-proof classic tracks. Thank you for the consistently excellent grooming!” – Charlotte G. (12/19/19) Thanks for the update Charlotte, and a big thanks to the GTNP groomer and GTNP foundation for underwriting this fabulous grooming! Madshus’ Jack Hart on the Redline 2.0 Intelligrip System Jack… Read More

19 Dec 19 – Daily Trail Report

Thank you for continually sharing your photos with us of Nordic skiing in Jackson Hole Conditions Update Moose-Wilson road classic XC ski. Nice skier track out to LSR as well as up to Phelps Lake! Also received a report that Shadow Mtn is good for B.C. classic! Support Grooming in GTNP Grand Teton National Park Foundation began grooming the Teton Park Road last week. We need your help to provide this experience to visitors through mid-March. Support grooming… Read More