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

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

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 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

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

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

Parks & Rec XC Ski Tours

Bundle up this winter and experience the amazing scenery, wildlife and history of Jackson Hole with Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation and local non-profit partners!
Join Parks and Recreation and local non-profit partners on a guided cross-country ski tour in Grand Teton National Park this winter. Tours are fun, informative outings with the days program led by a local non-profit in their area of expertise.

Parks & Rec XC Ski Lessons

Want to try skate skiing? Ever wonder about the proper technique for classic skiing? Join Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation and the pros from Teton Pines Nordic Center to learn the fundamentals of skate and classic skiing. These hour-long lessons are intended for beginner or never-ever skiers. No previous ski experience necessary! Classes are capped at a maximum of 10 participants and registration closes at noon the day prior to each lesson, don’t wait till… Read More

JH Nordic Alliance’s 3rd Annual Free Ski, Fat Bike, & Snowshoe Day – Sunday, Jan 6th @ Turpin Meadow Ranch 10 am – 3 pm

With a free trail pass and free demos of innovative gear from local shops and suppliers this unique once a year event provides a great opportunity to try out Nordic skis, fat bikes, and snowshoes. This event is perfect for those interested in these winter sports and activities but not quite ready to buy, or if you simply want to experience the thrill of fat biking among the Tetons.