Jackson Hole EcoTour Adventures: At the Intersection of Wildlife Advocacy, Winter Recreation, and Tour Operation

Josh Metten tells us why this work is so special in Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole EcoTour Adventures is a wildlife cross country ski and snowshoe tour operator in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks that has been operating for 12 years. For 365 days of the year, they run a variety of snowshoe and cross country ski tours and road-based wildlife tours for all ability levels that seek to connect visitors and give them a deeper experience with the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. In the winter, most of the… Read More

David Hunger, founder/owner of Teton Mountain Bike Tours, on fat biking, human-powered grooming, and giving back

Ever wondered about the origins of grooming for fat biking in Jackson?

David Hunger started Teton Mountain Bike Tours in 1991. In the beginning, he focused on mountain biking in the warm months. Before fat bikes came around, David ran winter bike tours on mountain bikes with studded tires, but it wasn’t really going anywhere. Then about 10 or 12 years ago, he got his first fat bike.  “I thought they were crazy right off the bat,” David said. “That’s when fat bikes weren’t really popular, but… Read More

Grand Teton National Park Foundation – Supporter of the most picturesque Nordic groomed trail in Jackson Hole and so much more!

GTNPF's Maddy Johnson shares the inside story

Grand Teton National Park Foundation (GTNPF) is the private fundraising partner for Grand Teton National Park. It was established in 1997 by a few Jackson Hole locals who thought the park needed a new visitor center. Without enough federal funding for the project, they decided to start a foundation to raise money. Ten years later, the new visitor’s center opened with funding from the GTNPF. 5 years later, GTNPF began funding Nordic grooming on the… Read More

Best Skate Skiing Trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley

From easy to challenging, Skate ski groomed trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley. Also, Grand Teton National Park offer variety from big Teton views to winding forest trails.

From easy to challenging, the Best Skate skiing trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley Click on the trail name to open up a GPS trail map, elevation profile, full trail description, how to get to the trailhead, and more.. Skate Skiing in Jackson Hole Explore skate skiing groomed trails in Jackson Hole with beautiful pinstripped snow with wide open spaces for those skate skis. Teton Pines Nordic Center 10 miles of flat, wide-open ski… Read More

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

8 outstanding winter tours -from easy to adventurous

Winter in 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 and smaller mammals are hibernating beneath the snow, and herds of elk and bison are retreating to the southern end of the Jackson Hole valley, seeking out winter habitat.  Pronghorn antelope and mule deer have migrated south to the Red Desert. … Read More

Trail: White Grass Dude Ranch Nordic Trail & Heritage Project

Consider exploring the White Grass Dude Ranch Nordic Trail this winter in Grand Teton National Park. You can access by entering the inner GTNP Park road. Just past the Craig Thomas Visitor Center, turn left onto the Moose-Wilson Road. Drive south for approx. 4 miles to the end of the plowed road at the Death Canyon trail head turnoff and park. Length: 2.7 miles (5.4 miles full loop)Terrain: MediumDifficulty: EasySnow Type: Snowmobile Tracked, Untracked, Skier… Read More

Ultimate Winter Giveaway Alert with Jackson Hole Eco Tours and Anvil Hotel

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

Early Season Nordic in the Tetons Underway

Early Season Report Nordic Skiing in the Tetons Targhee/Teton Pass Skied Targhee on Tuesday and at the top of the pass Thursday. I was using classic touring skis (Madshus Lillihammer’s) and using Swix vr45 kick wax. Skiing was surprisingly good both days and even worked on some technique today once I skied in a track (go south towards Mount Elly and the skiing gets good after the initial climb near the set of powerlines). I… Read More

Pre-Winter Season in Jackson Hole -happenings with Wildlife & Nature

Cathy Shill from JH Nordic Alliance partner, Hole Hiking Experience, shared her observations of nature, and its beautiful evolution from fall into winter: October and early November offer perfect temperatures, blue skies, bit of moisture, frosty morning and wildlife sightings.  Fall is an ideal time to look for animals. Moose are often seen along waterways. Elk graze in the meadows. Bison enjoy sage flats. Some bird migrate south , some gather seeds to prepare for… Read More

Our New JH Nordic Webcam!

Notice something different about our homepage??? THAT’S RIGHT! WE HAVE A WEBCAM! Our new JH Nordic webcam was successfully installed and went live last week! Located just off the Grand Teton National Park Rd north of the Taggart Bradley Trailhead, this webcam is prefect for being able to check out the conditions of the part before you drive up there. It is located along the Taggart to Jenny Lake and Signal Mountain groomed Nordic Trail.… Read More