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!

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

Winter Trail Ambassador Spotlight: Al Zuckerman

Al has been participating in the Winter Trail Ambassador Program for the last 3 years since the program’s inception. He is an avid XC skier and regularly patrols Game Creek, Nelson/Putt-Putt Trail and Cache Creek Areas. Al has lived in Jackson Hole for 45 years. He worked for 8 seasons as a park ranger in GTNP and then was employed for 35 years by Teton County, the majority of it as the parks superintendent for… 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

Stay Wild Fat Bike Raffle -at JH Nordic Alliance’s Annual Free Nordic Ski & Fat Bike Day -Jan 6th

At this year’s JH Nordic Alliance Free Ski, Fat Bike and Snowshoe Day @Turpin Meadow Ranch, there will be a very special raffle courtesy of the Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Board and Otso Cycles’ collaboration. The grand prize? A custom hand-painted fat tire bike created by award winning illustrator and Jackson Hole resident Tim Tomkinson.  The one-of-a-kind bike, an Otso Voytek™, was illustrated using a paint pen to reflect the wild spirit and environment… Read More

Fresh Snow kicks off Early winter with Groomed Base

JH Ski Club Nordic skier -interval training this week at West Yellowstone Rendezvous Nordic trails Trail Updates Grooming schedules for the 2018-19 Winter season are now on JHNordic.com/Grooming  so you can check which days your favorite trails will be groomed. Note that Grand Teton National Park Foundation does not begin grooming until mid – December (the grooming days are listed so you can plan ahead). Check in at JHNordic.com/News or on our Facebook page (JHNordicTrails) Teton Pines Nordic:… Read More