You may have seen these free Trailhead Cross Country Ski Guide from Skinny Skis all over town. In there you’ll find pretty valuable resources on recommended cross-country ski trails in Jackson, tour guides, where to snag some gear and tips on what to pack to make your day trip just a little more comfortable and prepared. Some essentials we all can’t do without in a medium-sized day pack: Water Food Headlamp (be sure to check your… Read More

Last Skate Ski clinic for 2019 – Thurs. Feb 28th The final JH Nordic Recreational Masters Clinic will be held on Thursday, Feb 28th – 11a-12:30p at Teton Pines Nordic Center, with a focus this week on Skate Ski Tips, Technique and Fun. Hosted by the JH Ski Club, with Master racer/coach Scott Horn. This is the 6th Nordic Master Rec clinic of the 2019 winter season, and is open to all skiers (above beginner… Read More

New or Freshly Stoneground Skis Preparation- Waxing tips

Fast skis are something special. Most skiers are emotionally attached to their fastest pair of skis because they are really worth something. Fast skis make a person more “fit” (faster) and they certainly make skiing more fun as well. New skis or freshly stoneground skis have the potential to be your “fastest skis ever”. Following this advice will give new skis the best chance possible to reach their potential. First off, check the skis for… 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

Women’s Skate Ski workshop – learn to skate ski or improve yr technique – Sat Jan 23rd – Stilson 9:30-12noon

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Skate skiing offers a new dimension to classic cross-country skiing, with it’s skating technique, aerobic workout, and fun way to glide along groomed trails and crust-cruising in the spring. Join us Saturday January 23rd, for a special Women’s Skate Ski Clinic – geared for beginner/advanced beginners –sponsored by Teton Co/Jackson Parks & Rec & Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. location: Wilson Centennial Groomed Trail, Stilson Ranch parking area -9:30am-12noon -$35 course # 9611 – Register online… Read More

Free Cross-country Ski and Fat Bike Day at Turpin Meadows -Monday Jan 18th -MLK Day

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Turpin Meadow Ranch is hosting its 2nd Free Cross-Country Ski and Fat Bike trail day Monday Jan. 18th (Martin Luther King Day). No trail fees – BYO cross country or skate skiing gear or fat bike or rent at the Ranch. The snow is excellent, the 10+ miles of groomed trails, plus the Continental Divide trail. Check our the trail map and more info under: JHNordic/trails/TurpinMeadow trail page Lunch and hot drinks served in the… Read More

Jackson Hole Winter Trails Day -Saturday, February 7

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Teton Pass Trailhead – 9:00 am – 11:00 am Information, hot chocolate and snacks with Friends of Pathways Teton Pass Ambassador and Teton County Search and Rescue Grand Teton National Park –10:00 am – 1:00 pm Ranger Led Snowshoe Hike to Taggart Lake 3 miles roundtrip 400’ elevation gain/loss Easy to Moderate Space limited, call 307-739-3399 to reserve a spot. Some snowshoes available. Wilson Centennial Trail/Stilson Ranch – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm -Nordic Ski Tips… Read More