Off-Season in Jackson Hole – May Edition

Springtime conditions in Jackson Hole As the weather rises into the 50s and 60s, nordic skiing season has become all but a sparkling distant memory for Jackson Hole residents. Instead, we turn our attention towards those dusty mountain bikes sitting in the garage, the trail systems around town that have started to dry out, and our favorite pair of hiking boots. The off-season in Jackson is typically a time where locals flee to warmer climates… Read More

Off-Season in Jackson Hole, April Edition

Spring in the Tetons Spring in the Tetons offers residents a wide range of outdoor activity as the temps begin to rise and areas previously buried under snow throughout the winter months become more accessible. Locals are all too familiar with how the spring weather can offset motivation to get outside if we happen to be in a muddy or rainy stretch, so we here at JH Nordic bring you a comprehensive list of ideas… Read More

Top Fat Bike Trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley ID

Fat biking is a super fun way to explore snow-covered winter trails and pathways, especially when the snow is firm and packed. Fat biking has been all the hype and hasn’t lost any steam. With over 40 fat bike friendly trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley, there are many opportunities to get to and explore. Go to JHNordic.com/trails/ and click on the fat bike icon to list all trails. Here are some of the… Read More

JH Nordic Annual Neck Gaiter “Buff” Photo Contest – Season 2020-2021 – Send your best photos now!

We here at Jackson Hole Nordic have been inspired recently by our beautiful snow covered valleys and pristine trail conditions that March has brought to the Tetons. With that excitement and crave to get outside we have decided that it is time to.. Kick off our Annual JH Nordic Neck Gaiter “Buff” contest! We are looking for images fueled by your love for nordic skiing, fat biking, Teton wildlife, and any winter fun that gets… Read More

Video: 2x Olympian Erik Bjornsen instructs the Skate Skiing Fundamentals

We were so fortunate to have 2x Olympian Erik Bjornsen guest instruct our 2nd Annual JH Nordic Recreation Masters Tips, Technique & Fun Clinics at Teton Pines Nordic Center on Thursday, January 23rd. Erik covered the fundamentals of skate skiing and showed us how it was done; V1, V2 and V2 Alternate techniques. V1 Technique V1 is a technique typically used going uphill. It’s less efficient than the V2 technique, but allows skiers to keep… 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

JH Nordic Alliance’s 4th Annual Free Ski, Fat Bike, & Snowshoe Day – Sunday, Jan 5th @ Turpin Meadow Ranch 10 am – 3 pm

Nordic Skiing, Fat Biking and Snowshoeing for all! Once again the JH Nordic Alliance will be heading up to Turpin Meadow Ranch for a day filled with winter activities, food, coffee, fun, and a huge raffle. Welcomes community and visitors, families, kids of all ages, dog friendly (on leash), easy access thanks to a free Town-to-Turpin shuttle van. Mark your calendar for the first Sunday in January: Sunday, January 5th from 10am to 3pm at… Read More

Video: Tom M’s First XC Ski of the Season

It’s late October in Jackson Hole and Tom M. was itching to explore the new snow above 9,000 ft. Tom and his partner Julie had the pleasure of first tracks on 20 inches of new snow at Wind River Lake near Togwotee Pass at 9,600 ft. elevation. Good thing they brought their bear spray because they came upon clear bear tracks in the snow. Temp: 10 degrees Fahrenheit Snow conditions: 20″ October powder at the… Read More

Announcing 2nd Annual JH Nordic Recreation Masters “Tips, Technique & Fun” Skate and Classic Ski Clinics

Hosted by JH Ski Club Nordic program and JH Nordic Alliance. We are excited to announce the 2nd Annual JH Nordic Recreation Masters Tips, Technique, & Fun Clinics. It was such a hit last season that we are back with more clinics to look forward to this winter. There will be 8 Nordic clinics every other Thursday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. The first one starts December 12th. Skate ski one week, classic cross-county… Read More

Mountain Weather with Jim Woodmencey

MountainWeather.com is a trusted source for weather in the Jackson Hole community. Jim Woodmencey began this meteorological consulting company in 1991 right here in Jackson. Jim specializes in weather forecasting for mountain locations and teaches weather courses for private and military applications to be used around the world.