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

23 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Joe Stone Completes 14 Mile Arm Ski | Interview with Gwenn and Don Wadsworth

Featured Image: Jackson Hole Ecotour Adventures New on the Blog: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… Read More

22 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

It’s all about the grooming! And timing!| Wyoming Premiere of the Palisades Project  | Recreate Responsibly|

It’s all about the grooming! And timing! Thanks to a freshly groomed trail, Shooting Star skied beautifully on Sunday. Both classic and skate conditions were excellent.. between 10am-12:30p. Firm corduroy to start, softening on the south facing pitches first, then a nice 1/2-1 inch creamy top. So good, we did 2 full loops. Similar groomed trails would ski nicely, based on their elevation and sun vs shady aspect.  Plan your week ahead: look at grooming… Read More

21 Mar 21 – Daily Trail Report

Moose Day 2021| Wyoming Premiere of the Palisades Project  | Recreate Responsibly|

Moose Day 2021 – From the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation  Many Nordic skiers (like us at JHNordic) really love our moose! Seeing a moose from a safe distance while out on a winter trail is often the highlight of the day.Like to know more about the state of JH moose this winter, where you might see one or more? JH Wildlife Foundation just reported on the results of their Annual Moose Day here: All 2021… Read More