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

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.

JH Nordic Alliance “Buff” Photo Contest – Season 2019-20

The JH Nordic Alliance is looking for amazing photos or illustrations to become the image for the 2019-2020 Limited Edition JH Nordic Buff (neck gaiter). Images of Nordic skiing, wildlife, fat biking, winter trail fun, an iconic image of Jackson Hole, the Tetons. Images from this winter or past, or get out now while the crust cruising offers great photos!

What’s in Your (Nordic) Pack?

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

Jackson Hole Nordic Recreational Masters Clinic

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

Fat Bikes and E-bikes: Winter Trail Etiquette -Where to ride & not to ride

Jackson Hole Nordic News Archive: April 8, 2005 by Sean O’Malley

Sean O’Malley, one of the early members of Jackson Hole Nordic Alliance who also previously published the local Nordic News is retiring from Teton County at the end of January 2019. We value Sean’s sparkle and local knowledge that he put into this and wanted to commemorate his contributions over the years to the Nordic community by looking back at an all-time favorite Nordic News issue from 2005.   Jackson Hole Nordic News April 8,… Read More