Listen to us talk about this event on KHOL, here!


***TODAY 10-3pm***
TURPIN MEADOW RANCH
Allow 1 1/4hr from Jackson (43.5 miles)

Directions: take Hwy 89 north from Jackson, bear right at Moran Junction onto Hwy 26 toward Togwotee Pass. Turn left onto Buffalo Valley road. Continue to the end of the road (10 miles) to Turpin Meadow Ranch. Free parking at the Ranch.
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Jackson Hole Nordic Alliance’s Annual Free Ski and Fat Bike Day at Turpin Meadow Ranch

  • FREE Nordic Ski & Fat Bike Demos
  • Nordic Ski Lessons
  • Nordic & Snowshoe tours
  • Kids Corral with Sledding & XC skiing
  • Stay Wild Fat Bike Raffle & many others
  • You can bring the whole family including the dog, please leash in the main lodge area and clean up after them
  • Don’t forget we have a Free shuttle to Turpin Ranch from Jackson Home Ranch lot – Meet at 8:45am.

This free event benefits Friends of Bridger-Teton USFS, towards Cache Creek trail access and trail ambassadors.

 


NEW! GTNP Grooming 3 Days a Week Starting Sunday

Thanks to generous support from Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Recreational Trails Program, Skinny Skis, Dornan’s, and many individuals, GTNPF is pleased to add a third day of grooming per week for the remainder of the winter season.

The 14-mile stretch of road between Taggart Lake Trailhead and Signal Mountain in Grand Teton National Park will be groomed three times per week starting on Sunday, January 6. Adding another day to the previous Tuesday and Friday schedule will provide more consistent snow surfaces, especially for Nordic skiers. This winter marks the sixth consecutive season Grand Teton National Park Foundation (GTNPF) has funded regular grooming of the Teton Park Road.The road will be groomed between Taggart Lake Trailhead and South Jenny Lake on Tuesdays and Sundays, and the entire length to Signal Mountain on Fridays. When deep snow limits many park users’ abilities to explore Grand Teton, the groomed road creates easy access for cross country skiers, snowshoers, and walkers.

“We are pleased to be able to provide this resource to park visitors during winter,” Grand Teton National Park Foundation President Leslie Mattson said. “Grand Teton is spectacular this time of year and we hope people will take advantage of this unique opportunity to explore the park.”
Grooming will continue through mid-March. Be sure to check current conditions before you go, especially during stormy periods as grooming is weather and condition dependent. For updates visit www.gtnpf.org or follow GTNPF on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.


JHSC and Community Nordic Update
December 28th Edition

The December  28th edition of the JHSC and Community Nordic Update, Happenings of the JHSC Nordic Program, Trail Creek Nordic Center, and Local Nordic Community has been posted.  Read about coach reports, featured members of the Nordic community, community and school race results and schedules etc. by clicking here.

Nordic Recreational  Master clinic
Jan 17th: Skate

The Nordic Masters Rec Program worked on classic Nordic ski fundamentals on Jan 3rd, including longer glide, diagonal stride, climbing short hills, strengthening the kick, keeping the head and vision high. Coaches Scott Horn and Cody Downard provided tips to refine everyone’s technique, with group exercises and personal attention.
Next clinic will focus on Skate technique -Join us on Thursday, January 17th at 11am-12:30pm at Teton PInes Nordic Center.  Come a few minutes early to sign in upstairs in the Nordic Center shop. If it will be your first clinic, bring payment (cash or check). Please RSVP to info@jhnordic.com so we may plan for the right number of coaches.
Feel free to stay after to skate around the well-groomed trails at Teton Pines Nordic. The class is open to all (except first-time beginners).
Mark your calendar for our upcoming dates:
Jan 17th – Skate | Jan 31st – Classic | Feb 14th – Skate | Feb 28th – Classic
Trail Pass + Nordic coaching -Tips & Technique, alternating Classic cross-country and skate skiing: 
-$100 for 4 clinics at Teton Pines with coaching, includes Teton Pines Nordic day Trail pass for each clinic.
-$80 for 4 clinics for existing Teton Pines Nordic Pass holders. 
-Season Passes and 10 punch cards available for adults and seniors separately from Teton Pines Nordic Center.

Drop-in clinic and trail pass: $35 Clinic only: $30


Take some time to read “Nature News,” a blog by the lovely Cathy Shill. On it, you will find monthly nature insights from Jackson Hole!

 

 


Turpin Meadow Ranch Grooming Report
Last Updated: 1/5 @ 3pm

We couldn’t be more ready for THE BIG EVENT today, and our trails are in exceptional condition. It’s a perfect day for kids, dogs, families and friends to come out for free skiing, biking, demos, raffles, food and festivities. There’s something here for everyone, so  all you need to do is show up!

Buy Your Turpin Meadows Trail Pass!


Trail Creek Report
January 5th Grooming Report

It’s a Party!

Anyone that’s anybody in the local Nordic world will probably be making the short jaunt to Turpin Meadow Ranch tomorrow for the 3rd annual Jackson Hole Nordic Alliance Free Ski and Fat Bike Day.  Free demos on Nordic skis and fat bikes will be available as well as a tasty spread of reasonably priced food, not to mention free skiing on Turpin Meadow’s amazing ski and bike trails will make for an awesome outing.  There might even be room on the bus if you emailed info@jhnordic.com right away.  Hours are from 10-3; make your plans to check out this special Valley event.

In other area Nordic News, most of the area high school age Nordic skiers are competing in Pinedale today at a Wyoming High School competition.  Coach Paddock was kind enough to email results yesterday; you can check them out here.

Here at Trail Creek today the 9:30 AM conditions are mostly sunny and calm with a temperature of -14ºC/7ºF.  While yesterday’s grooming reset all classic tracks, today’s grooming was a complete best line Pisten Bully reset of all skate lanes.  All in all conditions are great.  There is a lot of moose traffic, but except for a few wandering tracks, mostly what you will find is K’s and K’s of crisp classic tracks and firm sculpted corduroy.

Snow does once again enter the forecast for Sunday; current models call for around 5 inches tonight with total amounts of up to 11 inches through Monday.

Groomer’s choice for today is the fields.


Teton Co./Jackson Parks & Rec Grooming Report
Last Updated: 1/5 @ 9am
The levee and Stilson are groomed and in good shape. Both may be a bit soft until they setup within the next hour or two but then they should ski firm and fast. I am heading to the school fields now and should be done with them around 11:00.

Grand Teton National Park Grooming Report
Last Updated: 1/2
Taggart to Jenny Today

The sun is coming up over the Tetons as we groom from Taggart Lake Trail Head to South Jenny Lake after the park we’ll be heading to the Bar B Bar subdivision. We are going to try and groom up at the Spring Creek Ranch if there is enough snow. Happy Skiing !! ❄️


Teton Pines Grooming Report
Last Updated: 1/5 @ 9pm

We are fully groomed as of 9am. Snow is in the forecast for today, so skiing early is recommended. We will groom throughout the day to keep the tracks fresh. Classic skiing will be good throughout the day but skate skiing could be a little soft. Please call us for current conditions: (307)733-1733

Wax recommendations: Glide wax—Swix LF 7; Grip/Kick wax Swix Blue Extra/Violet Special.

Shooting Star Grooming Report
Last Updated: 1/5 @ 9pm
We are fully groomed as of 9am. Snow is in the forecast for today, so skiing early is recommended. We will groom throughout the day to keep the tracks fresh. Classic skiing will be good throughout the day but skate skiing could be a little soft. Please call us for current conditions: (307)733-1733

Wax recommendations: Glide wax—Swix LF 7; Grip/Kick wax Swix Blue Extra/Violet Special

Grand Targhee Grooming Report
Last Updated: 1/5 @ 8am

A little sunshine in the morning, warmer temperatures and increasing clouds by the afternoon will usher in another series of powder-ski bonanzas through Monday. The high road on this incoming storm is up to 22″ new snow, the low road 11″ and the middle road is looking somewhere around 16″. So no matter what road this storm ends up taking, there’s going to be a lot of snow on it come Monday evening; returning Grand Targhee to the ole cold and snowy we all love. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the 24-hour period starting tonight.

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


Pinedale Nordic Trail Report
Last Updated: 12/31 @ 10am

All trails above groomed this morning, with the exception of Powerline. About 6″ of new snow at White Pine on upper trails. 9F degrees. Road and parking lot plowed.


Alta Track

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
Last Updated: 1/5 @ 6am
Skate: Good |  Classic: Good
I’m heading out this morning to reset the track. I should be done around 9am.

Driggs

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 1/4 @ 8pm
Skate: Good  |  Classic: Good
Tonight I groomed all of the Driggs trails. The main loop closest to the High School has a classic track set and is also groomed for skating. At this time this loop has the best skating conditions. The north loop has a reset classic track and has been groomed for skating. East loop has a classic track set and is in great condition, recommend this loop for classic skiing this weekend.

Sherman Park

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 1/5 @ 8am
Skate: Excellent  |  Classic: N/A
Made 7 passes through the park to smooth out and fill in all the holes. Conditions should be great! When walking, please wear snowshoes especially in these warmer afternoon temperatures — thanks and have fun this weekend!

Teton Canyon

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Last Updated: 1/5 @ 6am
Skate: Excellent |  Classic: Fair
Plan to reset skate track this morning, fast and firm. Will leave classic as is, since both sides are still in fairly good shape from previous groom. Finish by 9am.

Teton Springs

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Last Updated: 1/4 @ 4pm
Skate: Excellent |  Classic: Excellent
Heading out to groom Friday night at 5pm. Will update when done.

5th Street Singletrack

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 1/1 @ 8am
Singletrack: Good
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Dawn patrol grooming session this morning at -14. Somehow the sled started and I got it done. Stay warm and enjoy!

Teton Springs Singletrack

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 12/31 @ 11am
Singletrack: Fair
Groomed last night and 1 pass this morning.

Southern Valley Single Track

Grooming Schedule: As Needed
Last Updated: 12/31 @ 11am
Singletrack: Good
Upper and Lower Lady Slipper, Nemo and Sherman Springs access are groomed.

Rammell Mountain Road to Indian Meadows

Grooming Schedule: As Needed
Last Updated: 12/19/2018 @ 8am
Singletrack: N/A
Comments: Groomed Today

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



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