TRIP REPORT: Phelps Lake

We all so enjoyed Christy M.’s handstand in GTNP 2 years ago, she repeated it for us yesterday on Phelps lake — it was a highlight of another wonderful ski with Sami & Steve R; could the sky BE any more blue?!? Christy is a surfer/snowboarder with only a few seasons xcountry experience BUT is a fabulous yoga instructor, hence her amazing balance, strength, and flexibility. -Submitted by Mary B

New Moon Night Ski, Happening Tonight

Know Before You Night Ski:

  • Bring your headlamp
  • Only the willow loop trails will be “lit”
  • Dogs not recommended for the night ski
  • Dinner reservations are required – meatloaf will be the special

Coming Up, JH Nordic Masters Classic Ski Clinic

11am – 12:30pm

Hosted by Scott Horn and JH Ski Club Nordic Team Coaches

Trail Creek

Grooming Daily
Last Update: 1/30

New Comb!

What exactly is in the image above you may ask, it is a never before experienced Nordic specific corduroy, produced by the new comb installed yesterday on the back of our Husky.  The corduroy produced is specifically designed to create the optimum Nordic skiing experience; you’ll just have to check it out for yourself!

Today’s Husky grooming actually began around sunset last night with passes on almost every trail in the woods with classic tracks being reset in the narrower sections.  Early this morning the fields were reworked with the Close Field receiving multiple passes with fresh classic tracks.

Checking out racing results in West Yellowstone, our skiers have been doing a great job, all the results are available on the event website.

Finally the forecast calls for a strange white crystalline substance to fall from the sky on Monday, it’s been a while.  Totals won’t be epic, but a couple of inches would make all of our trails new.

Groomer’s choice for today is Beaver Ponds.

Teton Co./Jackson Parks & Rec

Grooming Monday-Saturday
Last Update: 1/30

Monday Grooming Schedule: Cache Creek to Noker Mine

Cache Creek Fat Bike Trails

Last Update: 1/21

I groomed Cache to Noker Mine, Gauging Station, Hagen, Sidewalk, Hagen Highway, and Ferrins Friday night.

Grooming by Friends of Pathways.

Teton Pines Nordic

Grooming Daily
Last Update: 1/23

Our trails continue to be in incredible shape with this awesome weather we’ve recently had! The cold temps and clear skies are great for the track. We groom 13km+ daily for both skate and classic with our new snowcat. 

Our trails and shop are fully open to the public 9am-4pm daily. Day passes, 10 punch cards, and season passes are available at the shop. 

Please call us in advance to book lessons at: (307) 733-1733. You do not need a reservation for skiing and we do not take reservations for rentals. Please contact us in advance to check availability for off-site rentals.

We still have a great selection of skate skis, a few classic track and BC skis, boots, jackets, pants, gloves, and hats. We also have a good selection of used skate gear available. Call or come by to see if we have your sizes! We have a full tuning shop so drop off your skis for a wax done by our great wax techs!

Visit our website for pricing and other information:

Shooting Star

Grooming Daily
Last Update: 1/28

The temperatures may be cold, but the views and trail conditions are extra hot! Anticipate chilly blue bird conditions to persist through Sunday, followed by light snowfall during the day on Monday. Also, skiers should be aware that icy areas are beginning to form due to lack of fresh snow combined w/the existing snow’s pliability is reduced from the bitterly cold temps. Overall, skiing should continue to be great… Bundle up and enjoy! Next Update will be Tuesday (2/1).


  • SLED HILL GROOMED on 1/25 (Grooming will occur as needed)

Snake River Sporting Club

Daily Nordic grooming for both “Front Nine”  (south side) and “Back Nine” (North side) Nordic Trails

Public access to the groomed Nordic trails is $50 per person per day, with no season passes available. Ski rentals are available at the Sports Shop. Guests must check in at the Sports Shop to sign a waiver and make payment before heading out. The daily pass does not allow access to the Restaurant this season. The clinics that are being offered are for members and lodging guests only.

Please call the Sports Shop with any questions you may have at 307-200-3093

Grand Teton National Park

Last Update: 1/30

Lee was out grooming Sunday morning in GTNP while it was -10 out there. It’s a good reminder to dress in layers as it generally warms up throughout the day!

Grooming is sponsored by the GTNP Foundation and generous donations from our community.

Turpin Meadow Ranch

Grooming Daily
Last Update: 1/30

Happening TONIGHT, new moon night ski at Turpin Meadow Ranch! If you will be joining us it is recommended that you bring a head lamp, leave your dog(s) at home, and know that dinner reservations are required.

Please sign waivers and pay for trail passes online ahead of your visit. Call the front office (307) 543-2000 ahead of your visit for booking equipment rentals and Nordic adventures (lessons and tours). | 307.543.2000

photo: Nick B

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

Grand Targhee

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday
Last Updated: 1/30

Cross Country 15k: XC OPEN
Fat Bike Trails : Open
Snowshoe Trails: Open

Targhee’s Nordic trails are groomed Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sat/Sundays. Fat bike/snowshoe trails are groomed regularly but not on a set schedule – the groomer usually waits until after a storm cycle to groom the single track. 
Trail day passes are $20 this winter. 

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: 1/30
Skate: Set | Classic: Set

Plan to reset skate track this morning. Classic track remains in fairly good shape all around. The extended dry, cold weather, has set up all our Nordic venues nicely, and makes for some great, fast skiing.

Please do not park in the library parking lot. Please be sure to keep your dogs on a leash and to clean up after them.


Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Last Updated: 1/28
Skate: Set | Classic: Set

All trails were groomed Friday afternoon.

Sherman Park

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Last Updated: 1/

Skate: Set | Classic: Set

Sunday evening I was able to groom and reset the singletrack, skate track and classic track. In these cold temperatures it should turn out well. Walkers and fat tire riders please use the singletrack trail. If you do choose to Set the single and skate tracks. Did not reset the classic track, but left it as is – still a decent track, but shallow in a few spots.

Teton Canyon

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Last Updated: 1/

Skate: Set | Classic: Set

Finished grooming skate track at 1030am. Classic is still great. Please keep your dog on a leash in the parking lot and within 200 yds of TH, so we can continue to have dogs on this trail.

Southern Valley Nordic

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Friday & Sunday
Last Updated: 1/29
Skate: Set | Classic: Set

Saturday evening I plan to start grooming by 5:45 PM. Please be aware of the grooming equipment out on the trails.

No dogs December 1 – April 15.

Teton Reserve Nordic

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Thursday & Saturday
Last Updated: 1/30
Skate: Set | Classic: Set

Reset skate track and classic track was in excellent condition.

No dogs allowed.

Southern Valley Singletrack

Grooming Schedule: As needed
Last Updated: 1/25
Singletrack: Set

Groomed Pole Canyon connector single-track. All trails in South Valley system are now groomed. Enjoy the ride!

Hillbender to Nemo

Nemo to Lady Slipper

Happy Hour (aka Mike Harris to ID/WY state line)

No dogs December 1 – April 15.

Darby Canyon

Grooming Schedule: As needed
Last Updated: 1/13

Grooming to summer trail head 1/13

Rammell Mountain Road

Grooming Schedule: As needed
Last Updated: 12/15

The USFS is continuing to monitor snow levels on our roads and will close them to wheeled motorized vehicles when there is enough snow to groom.

South Leigh Road

Grooming Schedule: As needed
Last Updated: 1/19

Groomed 1/19/22.

JH Nordic Masters Classic & Skate Ski Clinics

11am – 12:30pm

Hosted by Scott Horn and JH Ski Club Nordic Team Coaches

There will be 10 clinics running every Thursday in January and February from 11am-12:30pm. The Nordic Masters clinics will focus on skate ski and classic cross country skiing every other week.

Joining all 10 clinics is your best approach to developing your full Nordic skiing technique, balance, stride, stamina, and overall fitness while having fun in a small group. For those who only wish to focus on one technique, we are offering a Skate Ski Clinic series of 5 clinics or a Classic Cross country series of 5 clinics.

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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