What’s Groomed in Jackson Hole/Teton Valley?

See real-time grooming in the Jackson Hole/Teton Valley region. Find all the latest grooming & fresh groomed tracks.  Plan your next Nordic Adventure with ease.


Pose for the Webcam!

Probably our Christmas card this year! Thanks for the webcam! -A.W.


Slides and Mountain Lion Activity Up Game Creek

Recently an ambassador reported a couple of snow slides about a mile up the Game Creek Trail, from last Friday. There has also been information of potential mountain lion activity in the same area. There have been reports of lion activity for the last couple of months in the Game Creek area. Skiers and those with dogs please be very aware of the surroundings while up on the Game Creek Trail!


Wind, snow, cold and wolves: This year’s 103-mile endurance in the Wind Rivers was extra ‘brutal’

Credit: Wyoming Public Radio
One of the hardest endurance adventure races in the lower 48 is right here in Wyoming, in the Wind River Mountains. Due to an extreme winter storm, this year was the hardest version of the race to date.

It is called ‘The Drift.’ People have 48 hours to complete the 103-mile course, either running, skiing or fat biking on snow.

“The joke you always hear is people say, ‘Well, I don’t even like to drive that far,’” said Darren Hull, the race co-founder.

Racers have to be self-sufficient, meaning they carry about 40 pounds of supplies to survive, either on their back or on a sled. The trail meanders at elevations as high as 10,000 feet in the Wind Rivers, through massive amounts of snow, 40-mile-an-hour winds and sub-zero temperatures.

Trail Creek

Grooming Daily
Last Update:
3/22
Where’s Mooso?
Doubtless you can see the first moose in this photo, but can you spot the second? Most should be able to see it, but finding the third might present a real challenge. In fact, there were five moose on the trails today, hanging out in a group down by Déjà vu! They went on a merry chase in front of the groomer before finally conceding defeat and moving onto the ranch, where they looked perfectly happy to eat some leftover hay.

Today’s grooming was a bit rustic, thanks to the fairly heavy snow we got last night, as well as this morning. It was still dumping at the time of the grooming report, so expect at least a few inches on the trails. Grooming consisted of single passes across most trails, as well as double passes on Woolsey Woods, Déjà vu, Moose Loop, Moose Poop Loop, and the East Fields. It’s looking like it’ll be a pretty snowy week!

Groomer’s choice for today is Woolsey Woods.


Teton Co./Jackson Parks & Rec

Grooming Today: Cache Creek, Game Creek, May Park, South Park Pathway
Last Update: 3/21

The school fields and the levee are groomed and in good shape. Stilson will be done around 10.


Cache Creek Singletrack

Groomed by Friends of Pathways
Grooming Schedule: As Needed

Last Update: 3/20
Singletrack groomed 3/20.


Teton Pines Nordic

Grooming Daily

Closing day for the shop was this Sunday the 19th. We plan to groom through the 26th if conditions permit. The track/property are closed to all skiing beginning on March 31 due to golf course spring preparations.

We are open daily to the public for skiing. Click here for our current trail grooming report and conditions: https://nordic-pulse.com/ski-areas/US/WY/Teton-Pines-Nordic-Center.


Shooting Star

Grooming Daily
Last Update: 3/20
The track groomed out very nice yesterday evening as warmer afternoon temperatures allowed our equipment to cut through the stubborn ice layer that formed from last week’s rain and subzero temperatures. For the remainder of the season, grooming will occur in either evenings or mornings depending on temperatures and storms. Anticipate grooming to occur in the morning time for most of this week, as the forecast is calling for daily snow and rain showers. Please note, in certain situations, such as a very wet rain/snow event, we may decide not to groom to preserve the integrity of trails as the snow base can become unstable causing severe ruts. Springtime brings constant evolving conditions throughout the whole day as massive temperatures swings promotes intense freeze/thaw cycles, creating icier morning skiing and softer, even slushy snow in the afternoon. The track this time of year can also settle out inconsistently while the snow melts during the day creating sunken spots, especially around catch/drainage basins. Skiers may also encounter icy and crumbly snow sections as the track is not as pliable once it makes the spring profile shift. We will continue to do our best working with the everchanging, sometimes extremely challenging spring conditions and update everyone over any noteworthy details as they arise. Enjoy the springtime skiing and soak up those sunny days whenever they pop up!  

Please help support trail grooming in GTNP by donating to the Grand Teton National Park Foundation. It’s easy and encouraged. All you need to do is visit: GTNPF.org/donate/ and leave the comment “Nordic” in the designation section. There is the opportunity to leave a one time gift or reoccurring monthly donations in any amount.

Grand Teton National Park

Grooming Has Ended For The Season

Winter grooming of the 14-mile section of Teton Park Road between Taggart Lake Trailhead and Signal Mountain parking area ended March 10. The road will remain open for winter activities until March 20 when snow removal operations begin.

While grooming in GTNP has come to an end for the season, there are other great options of where you can track ski. Check out JHNordic.com/Grooming/ to find other fresh grooming in our new real-time map, thanks to our partner, Nordic-Pulse.


Turpin Meadow Ranch

Grooming Has Ended For The Season
Thank you all for a wonderful winter season at Turpin Meadow Ranch! While our trails are on the Bridger-Teton National Forest (meaning you can still come enjoy them on your own) they are no longer being maintained. If you do make the drive, bring your bear spray and remember: the lodge and all services are closed for the season, please respect that all buildings on the resort are private.

Please support TVTAP winter trail grooming on your favorite TV winter trails by purchasing a TVTAP Trail sticker  Please remember to manage your dogs and respect dog and wildlife closures. Buy a dog trail sticker, too!

Grand Targhee

Grooming Schedule: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday
Last Updated: 3/21
Classic Track: Set | Fat Bike Trails: Closed | Snowshoe Trails: Open
5 inches overnight and 7 in the last 24 hours. A week-long storm cycle is upon us that should bring significant snowfall to the Tetons over the next 5+ days. Expect winds out of the Southwest to bring in scattered snow showers throughout the day. Enjoy the late Spring snow!

Remember, singletracks will be closed when there is more than 3 inches of snow in a 24 hour period.


Alta Track

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, & Sunday
Last Updated: 3/21
Skate: Set | Classic: Not Set
I rolled out a few inches of new snow on Monday night. Did not set the classic track. Some new snow is expected Tuesday morning, and throughout the week, so I guess we are once again “in the flow”. We will endeavor to stay on top of it! Quite the winter.


Driggs

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Last Updated: 3/20
Skate: Set | Classic: Not Set

Smoothed out a bit but the track is pretty firm. Skating should be pretty good though.


Sherman Park

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Last Updated: 3/17
Skate: Set | Classic: Not Set
Attn: ice rink loop is now not usable. City of victor is putting a new public work building in field just east of ice rink. Skating should be fantastic with a few foot prints still around. Was not enough snow to set a new classic track Walking track is still in and supported but not groomed, please clean up after your dogs!


Teton Canyon

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Last Updated: 3/19
Skate: Set | Classic: Set
Deep ginzued the skate track up to the upper campground, much of the time staying well behind a cow moose and calf who were slowly browsing along the edge of the track. These guys did not want to leave the hard packed track and looked pretty tired. Please stay well back from them and watch your dogs. I may not groom the scheduled day on Monday to give them a break.

Trail Etiquette: Please keep your dogs leashed in the parking lot and be sure to clean up after them!


Southern Valley Nordic

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Friday & Sunday
Last Updated: 3/21
Skate: Set | Classic: Set
Tuesday morning: New snow groomed out very well. I was able to reset skate and classic tracks on Yeti and Campground loops. Hopefully you can enjoy it before it gets buried! Heads up for the cow moose on Yeti’s. She likes hanging out on the ski trail. Please give her some space.

No dogs December 1 – April 15.


Teton Reserve Nordic

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
Last Updated: 3/21
Skate: Set | Classic: Set
Tuesday morning groomed and reset skate and classic track. I did not set anything on the Hollywood loop as it got far too warm far too quickly. Enjoy.

No dogs allowed. Please stay on the groomed trails at all times.


Southern Valley Singletrack

Grooming Schedule: As needed
Last Updated: 3/17
Singletrack: Set
Set powerline up to the Nemo junction and all of Nemo. There is a moose on the lower half of Nemo and a rider on Hillbender reported a moose and calf before the Hillbender junction as well. Nemo should setup overnight and be good in the morning.

No dogs December 1 – April 15.


Darby Canyon

Grooming Schedule: As needed
Groomed by USFS
Last Updated: 3/9

Groomed 3/9.


Rammell Mountain

Grooming Schedule: As needed
Groomed by USFS
Last Updated: 3/8

Groomed 2/24.


South Leigh Road

Grooming Schedule: As needed
Groomed by USFS
Last Updated: 3/9

Groomed 3/9.


Pinnacle Trail

Grooming Schedule: As needed
Groomed by USFS
Last Updated: 3/8

Groomed 3/3.

Mark your calendar so you don’t miss out on all the wonderful events coming up! Explore the highlighted events below or find more events on our website at https://jhnordic.com/events/


Annual Spring Fling
Cardboard Race and Pond Skim
Saturday, March 25

Whitepine Wyoming Ski Resort
It’s almost time for our annual closing weekend shenanigans! Cardboard Race and Pond Skim, Saturday, March 25, 2023. Contingent upon snow conditions. If needed, we’ve got plenty of cardboard. Just ask! 

Crazy Costumes, Saturday and Sunday, March 25-26, 2023. All and any! Just keep it clean




We’d love to hear about your outdoor adventures, what your doing to stay healthy, safe, respectful of community health guidelines – send pictures or post on FB and Insta – #JHNordic

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