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Pistenbully is Back!

Over the past few days, Teton Parks & Rec hasn’t been able to groom with the Pistenbully due to mechanical issues with their trailer. Today, the trailer is fixed and tomorrow they’ll be back to grooming with the Pistenbully!!


Trail report- Taggart to Lucas Fabian. Cabins via Cottonwood Trail

Beautiful in GTNP today.. so much new snow, light, quite skiable. Hard work breaking trail, though thankfully we had s few skiers ahead of us for most of it. Cheers to the groomer who is coming Friday! Conditions should be exceptional this weekend.

Trail Creek Report

Last Updated: 1/24 @ 1pm

How Are We Doing?!

Snow wise that is, the image to the left was taken this morning near the old boiler right beside the trail.  While 42 inches of snow is a pretty impressive depth, you might ask how does that stacks up to historical averages?  Glad that you should ask; looking at the image below you see that the Snake River Basin is currently sitting at 88% of average which although slightly below average, still puts us in a “normal year” range.  Phillips Bench which is the closest monitoring point to Trail Creek is at 90% as of today.  42 inches of snow is plenty for some really good Nordic Skiing.

If you are looking for some good Nordic skiing today you should come on out to Trail Creek.  Of those 42 inches, about 6 came overnight in a very dry form.  While the dry flow able nature of last night’s snow did slow grooming somewhat, every major trail except for Homesite, Suicide, and Animal Farm re

ceived double passes.  It was an unusually beautiful morning to

day with more or less a clean slate in the fields as shown below due to some pretty good winds overnight.

As of 12:15 the winds have picked up again to the light to moderate range, the sky is mostly sunny, and it is a warm -3ºC/27ºF temperature.  Groomer’s choice for today is Woolsey Woods.

Turpin Meadow Ranch Grooming Report
Last Updated: 1/24 @ 5pm

Our trails are in GREAT condition! They will get a fresh groom this morning, ready for you to come have fun. This weekend should be more wonderful skiing conditions. Interested in a trail tour via snowshoe or classic ski? Join us here.

Buy Your Turpin Meadows Trail Pass!

Teton Co./Jackson Parks & Rec Grooming Report
Last Updated: 1/24
6:30am: Once again I will be grooming with the snowmobile and roller today. Expect soft trails and no new classic tracks. We are currently waiting on parts for the trailer. The school fields have been groomed.
8:40am: The levee and Stilson have been groomed with the snowmobile and roller. Both are soft but stilson is in poor shape because of drifting. Today would be a good day to check out one of the local Nordic centers in the valley. I will update as soon as our trailer is back
2:30pm: Our wonderful mechanic got the parts today and just finished fixing the trailer! Tomorrow I’ll be back to my regular schedule grooming with the Pistenbully. All trails groomed tomorrow should ski nicely.


Grand Teton National Park Grooming Report
Last Updated: 1/22

Taggart to South Jenny

Photo courtesy of Angela K., Bushong Property Services

Teton Pines Grooming Report

Photo from Bison Stampede event.

Last Updated: 1/19 

Well groomed skate and double classic set tracks, groomed daily to perfection.





Shooting Star Grooming Report
Last Updated: 1/23 @ 9am

Trails are in great shape! Skiing on Wednesday will be on the powdery side from the current storm and then progressively firm up through the week. Enjoy!

Next Update: Saturday

Grand Targhee Grooming Report
Last Updated: 1/24

If you went to bed stuck in a dream of bottomless turns and the deep, light powder of yesterday the dream continues today! The 18″ Grand Targhee has received in the last 24 hours hasn’t gone anywhere. 18″ is enough snow for a powder day within a powder day, all within a single day. Powder-ception! Conditions will be more of the same today; with an additional 2″ overnight, many of those tracks will have, again, dissolved into the great white canvas of Fred’s Mountain. So, wake up and find yourself, once again, in that world of blower powder and untracked slopes!

Cross Country/Fat Bike 15k: XC OPEN (Last groomed AM 1/24/2019), Fat Bike CLOSED.

Pinedale Nordic Trail Report
Last Updated: 1/23 @ 9am

CCC trails and Golf Course groomed this morning. Other trails above should be in good shape.  No walking, snowshoes or snow bikes allowed on trails above White Pine – Upper Surveyor, Tree Loop, Moose Ridge, Heart Attack are for skiing only. Snow bikes, walking and snowshoes ok on Half Moon Tie-In, Kelly Park, Kelly Tie-In, Lower Surveyor, Powerline and Old Road Trail – these are multi-use trails.

Alta Track

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
Last Updated: 1/24 @ 3am
Skate: Fair  |  Classic: Good
Rolled Alta Track through much of the night, finishing up at 3am. Last pass was with ginzu groomer to set classic track. Didn’t groom quicky loop or the NW inner loop. Will try to get to them tomorrow (around 11am) and clean up some of the clumps on the skate track. Was a bit of a battle breaking through drifts, but came overall the groom went okay. Will be soft, but not shin/knee deep!


Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 1/23 @ 3pm
Skate: Good  |  Classic: Not Set
Rolled out the new snow. East loop was hard to see, so I may have missed some. Hopefully we can set the classic tracks on Friday.

Sherman Park

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 1/23 @ 7am
Skate: N/A  |  Classic: N/A
Plan to groom this afternoon/evening (wed) after the bulk of the storm has fallen

Teton Canyon

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Last Updated: 1/24 @ 6am
Skate: Fair  |  Classic: Fair
Thursday: Plan to use roller to begin to pack down the foot or so of new snow. Will set classic and skate, both will be too soft. Finish by noon.

Teton Springs

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Last Updated: 1/24 @ 10am
Skate: Good  |  Classic: Good
I rolled the new snow this morning, in addition to Kevin rolling the track yesterday afternoon. Between the two, it should be fairly firm. The classic track looked like it set beautifully in the new snow. Enjoy!

5th Street Singletrack

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 1/24 @ 10am
Singletrack: Good
Packed in nicely. Go spin out those ski legs!

Teton Springs Singletrack

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 1/22 @ 9am
Singletrack: Excellent
TS system groomed to perfection *may be wind blown

Southern Valley Single Track

Grooming Schedule: As Needed
Last Updated: 1/22 @ 9am
Singletrack: Good
Entire Southern Valley Trail System has been groomed to perfection

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

14th Annual Spud Chase (Peaked Sports)-16K, 8K, 2K Freestyle

When: Saturday, January 26th
Where: Teton Springs, Victor, Idaho
More info:

Boulder Mountain Tour Nordic Race

When: Saturday, February 2
Where: Ketchum, Idaho
34 km- designated as a skate race, but classic track is set the length of the course – part of IMD Nordic Marathon Series.

Winter Trails Day

When: Saturday,February 2nd

Join Friends of Pathways, Bridger-Teton National Forest, Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation and many others to celebrate winter trails day!

TETON PASS 9am – noon

Join Friends of Pathways Pass Ambassador Jay Pistono and Teton County Search and Rescue Foundation at your favorite backcountry access point.

CACHE CREEK noon – 4pm
Bike Demos, PAWS of Jackson Hole, and Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation at the Trailhead with hot chocolate and interpretive activities at our most popular close-to-town trailhead.

MAY PARK 11am – 1pm
FREE preschool ski lessons with Snow King Mountain Ski School with children’s nordic ski equipment provided by Snow King Mountain. FREE Nordic Tips for Adults by Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation

Ranger Led Snowshoe Hike/Meet at Taggart Lake Trailhead
All ability levels, ages 8 and up, guided tour with stops.
Suggested donation of $5/adult (plus park entrance fee: show annual pass or $10/vehicle/day)
Space limited, call 307-739-3399 to reserve a spot. Some snowshoes available.

COAL CREEK – 9am – noon
Teton County Idaho Search and Rescue will be at the Coal Creek Trailhead with information.

Top of Bridger Gondola

Bridger-Teton National Forest with Bighorn sheep and Wildlife closure information. TOGWOTEE – 9am – noon

Teton County Search and Rescue Foundation with the Bridger-Teton National Forest will be talking to snowmobile riders with treats and hot chocolate.

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