Photo: The Groomer, Trail Creek


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of Nordic skiing in Jackson Hole


Photo: Andrea R.

Skier Report: Emily’s Pond

Skate ski Tuesday.  Gorgeous.  COLD (0 degrees at 10:30).  Had the entire trail to myself except for 2 horseback riders who created some divots in the trail. – Andrea R.

New Blog Post: Fat Bike and E-Bike Winter Trail Etiquette

Many of the Jackson area trails are multi-use with hikers, dogs, skiers, snowmobiles and fat bikers all recreating in close proximity. With the privilege of using the trails comes a high level of responsibility for all users in order to avoid conflicts.

Read more about the rules of the trail here.


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Historic White Grass Ranch Ski Tour with Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum

Join Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation and Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum on a guided cross-country ski tour of the historic White Grass

Ranch in Grand Teton National Park this Friday! Hear colorful stories of Jackson Hole’s past and experience the amazing winter scenery of the Tetons! Tour covers around 3 miles of rolling non-groomed terrain. Beginner level cross-country ski skills required! Participant must provide their own equipment, Skinny Skis has generously agreed to offer 50% off ski rentals for this program. To register follow the link below or call Parks and Recreation at 307-739-9025.           

Date: Friday, January 18th 9am – 1pm

Fee: 18 and older $30, under 18 $15 (minimum age 10)

Location: Meet at Rec Center, transportation provided.

Registration Closes at noon, TODAY!


Trail Creek Report

Last Updated: 1/16

Adding Up!

The snow depth is in the 30 inch deep range back in the woods today with more on the way for the next few weeks; when you are fan of things Nordic, it is truly amazing to be able to access such bountiful snowfall.  The deep white stuff is going to get nothing but deeper in the next few days with quite a bit more on the way.

As of 11 AM snowfall was continuing this morning with up to two inches having been received, the wind was calm, and the temperature was -9ºC/16ºF. The Pisten Bully was having a spa day

today with a little bit of crack therapy but is expected to return tomorrow re-energized and ready to go.  The Ginzu Groomer made nice work of today’s champagne powder, making two skate laps on most trails although the snow is light enough that even untouched sections can be skated quite easily.  Classic tracks are untouched but should provide good progress as well.

There was a major moose convention this morning in the Beaver Pond area with a pair of cows and calves hanging out.  They were last seen moseying towards the ranch so shouldn’t cause too much trouble.

Groomer’s choice for today is Black Hole.


Turpin Meadow Ranch Grooming Report

Last Updated: 1/15 @ 4pm
There are a few flakes falling as I write this, we’re expecting light snow this morning and lovely trail conditions all day long. The fat bike single track is in great condition and we will keep it groomed through this up coming storm. Aaron rode it yesterday and had so much fun, he won’t stop talking about it!

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Last Updated: 1/16
8:10am: Cache Creek and Wayne May Park are groomed and should ski nicely. I will be heading to Game Creek soon and should be done around 11:00.
11:15am: Game Creek is groomed and once again in great shape. I am just about to start Three Creek Pathway and should be done around 1:00.

Grand Teton National Park Grooming Report

Last Updated: 1/15
Taggart to South Jenny this morning.


Teton Pines Grooming Report

Last Updated: 1/12@ 7pm
Excellent grooming, snow quality, plenty of room on the trail, for classic and skate at your own pace.. and big Teton views!!


Shooting Star Grooming Report

Last Updated: 1/16 @ 8am

Trails continue to groom out well and should provide enjoyable skiing. Anticipate the track to accumulate new snow after our morning groom along with some possible drifting as plenty of the white stuff is projected to fall through Thursday. Outlook is for heavy to moderate snowfall to continue over the weekend. Enjoy!

Next Update: Friday


Grand Targhee Grooming Report

Last Updated: 1/16 @ 8am
1″ and more on the way! Slow and steady wins the race, they say. I think we can all agree that, there are few things better than looking at the 7-day forecast and seeing nothing but those snowflakes pictured in that photo descriptor box, every. single. day.

Cross Country/Fat Bike 15k: XC OPEN (Last groomed AM 1/13/2019), Fat Bike OPEN.


Pinedale Nordic Trail Report

Last Updated: 1/15 @ 9am
Golf Course and CCC trails have skating lane groomed recently. Waiting for more snow to do Classic portion. Chilly today, -10F at the CCC trails, which is about 6F degrees warmer than at the Golf Course. Recommend skiing up above today if you can.


Alta Track

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
Last Updated: 1/15 @ 8am
Skate: Excellent |  Classic: Good
Groomed last night with the ginzu and set the classic track. Looking really good.

Driggs

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 1/16 @ 2:30pm
Skate: Excellent  |  Classic: Fair
Check out the East Loop. It starts at the parking lot and heads due East. Made one grooming pass today.

Sherman Park

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 1/13 @ 10pm
Skate: Good |  Classic: N/A
After skiing the track this afternoon I decided to just roll. Came out Great!, You will still see prints but nothing bad. Get out and enjoy another beautiful day on Monday.

Teton Canyon

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Last Updated: 1/16 @ 6:30am
Skate: Good |  Classic: Fair
Wednesday: Plan to reset both skate and classic tracks this morning. Should finish by 930am.

Teton Springs

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Last Updated: 1/13 @ 9pm
Skate: Excellent  |  Classic: Good
Reset all trails.

5th Street Singletrack

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 1/11 @ 5pm
Singletrack: Good
Groomed Fri AM, might get soft mid-day but should setup overnight. Riding fast.

Teton Springs Singletrack

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 1/8 @ 10am
Singletrack: Fair
Groomed from TVTAP trailhead to the gate at Sherman Springs (most direct route).

Southern Valley Single Track

Grooming Schedule: As Needed
Last Updated: 1/15 @ 110am
Singletrack: Excellent
Will be firm and fast this weekend. Enjoy!

 

For more info on Teton Valley grooming, visit their grooming page.


TODAY! JH Nordic Recreational Masters Clinic
Where: Teton Pines Nordic Center. – Skate ski clinic this week. Join Scott Horn, Nordic Masters coach and racer, for tips, technique, fun , and a fun group.
When: Thursday January 17th
11am-12:30pm
Drop-in: $35 includes clinic and Teton Pines Nordic 1 Day trail pass. $30 for clinic only (for Teton Pines Nordic pass holders.)


Historic White Grass Ranch Ski Tour
Hosted by Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum and TC/J Parks & Recreation
When: Friday, January 18th
Where: Meet at TC/Jackson Recreation Center, E Gill St
9am-1pm
Bring GTNP pass, ski equipment, water, snack
Difficulty: 3-4 miles, non-groomed

Buffalo Stampede: 10K Freestyle/Skate Ski Race
When: Saturday, January 19th
Where: Teton Pines Nordic Center
10 am


14th Annual Spud Chase (Peaked Sports)-16K, 8K, 2K Freestyle
When:
Saturday, January 26th
Where: Teton Springs, Victor, Idaho
More info: TVTAP.com


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