2 Dec 20 – Daily Trail Report

Start of Winter Wildlife Closures | Shred the Spread of COVID

Winter Wildlife Closures Begin in BTNF December 1st Starting December all winter closure areas are in effect in The Bridger-Teton National Forest, Gros Ventre Road is the only exception with closures stating Dec. 15. Please be mindful of winter closure areas. These closures protect the habitats of already stressed wildlife by providing a retreat where they don’t have to spend extra energy they can’t afford. Leash requirements are also in effect in areas like Cache… Read More

1 Dec 20 – Daily Trail Report

Field Reports, Cache Creek Update, What's Being Groomed Now

Field Trip Reports Cache Creek Update We got a track on everything with the snowmobile and roller last weekend and snowshoed and pulled the human grooming sled too.  Right now the trails on the map above are packed and usable on foot, snowshoe, fat bike, or skis.  Additionally with several weeks of high pressure many of the ungroomed trails are packed in from other trail users.  All of the closures and leash zones begin today,… Read More

Time to Get On Snow

What's Groomed and Skiing Well, How to Get Out as a First Timer, Support Grooming in GTNP

JHSC Club and Community Nordic December Update With recent snowfall and some expeditious grooming we are fully on snow out at Trail Creek! The Devo, Junior, and Prep/Comp teams are moving full steam ahead with on-snow training!  Overall the Nordic program is looking extremely healthy.  All programs are fully enrolled, from Lollipoppers to Prep-Comp.  This year we have over 170 athletes enrolled across all six teams, a new high-water mark for JHSC Nordic!  What’s Groomed and… Read More

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

Gliding into Winter

Grooming Updates, Winter Tours and Upcoming Events

What’s Groomed for Nordic (Fat Biking) this Weekend and Beyond? After last weekends snowfall, this week’s warm weather and rain in the valleys, most grooming providers are waiting until more snow and cold return before commencing their full grooming schedules. Several trails are groomed and open -but remember, early season (thin coverage) conditions exist. There are plenty of trails to explore with skier tracks (no grooming) in GTNP and Bridger-Teton US Forest, too. Good time for… Read More

Valley Snow Brings out the Skiers, Fatbikers and Snowshoers

Winter Outlook | Avalanche Awareness Night and Raffle

Snowy Weekend Ahead Snowy weekend forecast for Jackson Hole! Plenty of snow in the valley to xc ski on many non-groomed trails. We hope you can get out this weekend! Read on to find out how. Winter Outlook for Recreational Trails Early snow has blanketed Jackson Hole and Teton Valley valley floors with enough snow at 6000 ft to ski along service roads in Bridger-Teton US Forest, Grand Teton NP closed roads, and trails with a… 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

First Taste of Winter

Outlook for the 2020-21 Season is Here, Find Out What's in Store this Winter

Early October Snow in JH – Sunday Nordic Surprise String Lake is well known for its summer activities; kayaking, hiking, SUPs, families gathering on the lake shore to name a few. However, this past weekend’s storm gave the Nordic enthusiasts a peek into the snowy terrain it has to offer. Great skiing was had along the lake shore & horse trails. 12″-14 inches of snow made for a chilly but perfect day. Trees insulated us… Read More

Vote Jackson Hole

Help Us Become a Top Ten Nordic Destination

10Best Nomination for Jackson Hole Nordic in top cross-country ski areas Jackson Hole has just been nominated for USA Today’s Annual 10 Best Cross Country Ski Resorts – One of 20 top Nordic destinations! Voting starts today and runs for 4 weeks – To get ranked in the Top 10, we need to have our community, businesses, and visitors Vote for Jackson Hole! JH Nordic User Community Survey Don’t forget to take our survey! Help… Read More

Preparing for Winter

Gear Up for a Snowy One!

JH Nordic User Community Survey Help us create and deliver the information that you enjoy most!JHNordic is looking for community input to assist us in improving our digital platforms and community information services on Jackson Hole Winter Trails recreation – Nordic skiing, fat biking & snowshoeing. JH Nordic is community-based and designed for you – we want to learn from you! Raffle Prizes for participation! 10 survey participants will be randomly selected to win either… Read More