31 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Final Grooming Days | Stay Masked JH

Crust Cruising  – Granite Canyon Meadows, South GTNP Training for the Pole-Pedal-Paddle? Snow is in top groomed condition for skate and classic at Shooting Star (no classic track, but wide corduroy groomed track works well for classic, too). Wednesday is the final groomed day at Trail Creek Nordic, and there are still a number of good options to ski on groomed trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley. Crust cruising was firm, slightly bumpy, but… Read More

30 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

JHSki Club Nordic Newsletter | Cruising in GTNP

Photo: Buckrail Cruising in GTNP Crust cruising should be good this week, as long as you get out early, while the snow is cold and firm! The Teton Park Road between the Taggart Lake Trailhead and Signal Mountain Lodge is cleared of snow and is now open to non-motorized recreational uses such as walking, bicycling, and rollerblading until May 1. Dogs are allowed but must be leashed. JHSki Club Nordic – April Newsletter While this season had… Read More

29 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Trip Report: Rosie’s Ridge | Last Days of Grooming This Week | Masters Recreational Clinic Series Survey |

Trip Report: Rosie’s Ridge Rosie’s Ridge is set at 7800 ft, half way up the west side of Togwotee Pass. The trail runs 4-5 miles from the trailhead west out to the FAA tower along a snow covered USFS road, with wide open meadows perfect for crust cruising. Go early (up until 10:30a) if you want to crust cruise. Or start anytime up til 11am if you prefer class BC cross country. Big Teton views… Read More

28 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Teton Park Road | Masters Recreational Clinic Series Survey | Garmin InReach -Gear Review |

JH Nordic Masters Recreational Clinic Series Survey For all Nordic skiers in the JH community, we would love your input about your interest and experience with the Nordic Masters Recreational Clinics hosted this year, in conjunction with the JH Ski Club Nordic program. Whether you attended one or more clinics, the entire 8 skate and classic cross country ski series, or have other interests in improving your Nordic ski technique – recreational , racing, social -we… Read More

27 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Early Skate Skiing Adventures, A Life Well-Lived in Jackson Hole | Teton Park Road | Masters Recreational Clinic Series Survey

Early Skate Skiing Adventures, A Life Well-Lived in Jackson Hole An Interview with Gwenn and Don Wadsworth Jessi – JH Nordic: I would love to hear about your own personal history, how you got interested in Nordic skiing, how you ended up in Jackson, becoming instructors, your story? Gwenn: So Don and I came here and taught at the high school a couple years, in ’79. It was really primitive education at that time and we came… Read More

26 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Trip Report: Teton Canyon | The Palisades Project

Trip Report: Teton Canyon Multi-use family trail – fatbike, kid, classic, skate skit friendly. Snow is groomed, soft wintery conditions thanks to fresh snow this week. Elevation 6700-7000ft. Grooming will continue until April 11th, conditions permitting. The Palisades Project Virtual Premiere  Friday, March 26th @ 7PM | The Center for the ArtsFollowed by a live panel discussion The Palisades Project focuses on the intersection of motorized and mechanized recreation, wilderness conservation and the conflict that… Read More

25 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Nature Update with Hole Hiking Experience | Teton County/Jackson Parks & Rec Grooming Updates

March 23, 2021 Nature Update Provided by Cathy Shill, founder of The Hole Hiking Experiencehttps://www.holehike.com/ “Suffering is only the friction between what is and what is wanted.” -Guy Armstrong Recent warm temperatures and melting valley snow definitely feels like spring in Jackson Hole. Animals follow the bare earth as they start to move to summer territories. I drove north in Grand Teton Park on Sunday and saw about 20 deer on the East Gros Ventre… Read More

24 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Wildlife Wednesday | Crust Cruising with Jackson Hole Ecotour Adventures

Cover Photo Courtesy of Jackson Hole Ecotour Adventures Wildlife Wednesdays with Jackson Hole Ecotour Adventures Wolves, Coyotes, and Elk all in the same shot! This video by Naturalist Sarah Ernst shows the size difference between the three as well as illustrates an important predator/prey/scavenger dynamic. Wolves hunt elk, yet this herd ignores them in pursuit of supplemental feed being dropped by the tractor. Elk in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem have adapted for thousands of years… Read More

Video: Backcountry Skiing and Riding in the Bridger-Teton National Forest

Teton Pass Ambassadors explain their role in keeping the area clean, safe & fun.

In this video, Teton Pass Ambassadors Natalie Stimpson and Jay Pistono discuss their role as ambassadors as well as their love for the backcountry terrain and community that frequent this region of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. They explain how they work to keep the Teton Pass access areas clean and safe all while helping to educate others on how to keep the pass enjoyable and avalanche free for all.

Early Skate Skiing Adventures, A Life Well-Lived in Jackson Hole

An Interview with Gwenn and Don Wadsworth

By Jessi Friedman for JH Nordic – Edited by N Leon Jessi -JH Nordic: I would love to hear about your own personal history, how you got interested in Nordic skiing, how you ended up in Jackson, becoming instructors, your story? Gwenn: So Don and I came here and taught at the high school a couple years, in ’79. It was really primitive education at that time and we came from big high schools in southern California–Don’s… Read More