Today’s Avalanche Forecast

Nordic and winter trail users are urged to use caution when recreating on trails and terrain below steep slopes. The BTAC reports and their website is a valuable local resource for planning your outing. Visit their forecast page for the most up-to-date information.


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.



Trip Report: Game Creek

Game Creek classic ski track was set in the old fashioned way. One skier after another. The snow was wet and soft.  Very nice ski with few other skiers. Thanks for the report Kathy G.!


TVTAP and Nordic Alliance Meet and Greet

Wednesday, 1-3 pm, Teton Canyon
Peggy Boggs, TVTAP development director, and Abby Warner, JHNA director, will be at the Teton Canyon trailhead for a chat and chocolate! Please stop by with questions or input and your skis, bikes, snowshoes, friends and a dog if you have one. Generally the TVTAP team grooms Teton Canyon M/W/S/S. Check the JHNordic grooming page or the TVTAP grooming page for real time reports which might influence whether you bring classic or skate skis or your fat bike! Thank you TVTAP groomers for the great grooming and consistent real-time reporting. 


Trip Report: 5 XC ski outings in 3 days in Jackson Hole

Submitted by K.O.S

I did 5 XC ski outings in my 3-day trip, plus an afternoon alpine ski at JHMR. 

Ski 1: Gray Meadow with a friend (small loop), bigger loop solo. “Free is a good price.”

Ski 2: Taggart Lake Trailhead north out and back, visit to Fabian cabins on return. Magical day of blue sky and clear views of Cathedral Peaks, with JH Ecotour Adventures. Our guide, Ryan, was excellent with multiple moose and local wildlife sightings. 10.0 rating.

Ski 3: Ladies skate ski at Teton Pines. Love the access from Teton Village via the START Bus, stop at Persephone West, then XC ski.

Ski 4: GTNP – Moose-Wilson road trail out and back from Granite Canyon trailhead. Crusty snow was dicey on skinny skis though easy access from Teton Village and peaceful setting. Creek crossings were beautiful.

Ski 5: Shooting Star Nordic Center. Excellent grooming and soft late afternoon conditions. Great views of the valley and back toward Jackson Hole Mountain. Beautiful houses in here too. 

I really enjoyed exploring all the trails here. Would like to see more next time!

Trail Creek

Grooming Daily
Last Update: 2/6
Digging Out!

As of report time, the snow has finally tapered off.  In the most recent snow event, somewhere around 2 feet of snow has fallen across the beautiful trails of Trail Creek.  Once again today, the Husky was making the rounds, turning that lovely powder into ski trails for classic and skate Nordic skiing.

The grooming began in the woods with most trails receiving a single skate/classic pass.  You might notice that grooming was shifted a bit from the normal path; this was to pull in fresh snow from the far side of the trail.  Moose loop and the fields received multiple passes with very aggressive grooming in hopes of quickly firming the snow.  The report time temp of 35º should facilitate this transformation from soft heavy powder to firm ski trails.

If you haven’t had time to check out the February Nordic Newsletter, the excerpt below is Lena Poduska’s report from her experience skiing in Europe.

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In mid-January my teammate, Lucas Wilmot, and I traveled to Falun, Sweden to race representing the United States on the 2024 U18 trip. The whole experience was amazing; being able to race on an iconic World Cup course, meeting new people, and learning so many things about skiing and myself are only the highlights of this trip.

One of the best parts of the whole experience in Sweden was being a part of a strong and supportive team. I learned so much from the other athletes and coaches. Being on a team with these people made the new concept of international travel and racing a lot less stressful. Together the team had so much fun exploring Sweden and racing hard. We worked well together and lifted each other up. I am so glad to have had the opportunity to meet and perform with these fast kids.

Thanks so much, Lena, and best wishes for all your races!

Groomer’s choice for today is the quite fast Close Field.

Cranky the Moose
The Grooming Department just received a notification from Coach George that Cranky the moose chased him and some Juniors down Homeward Bound yesterday.  We are in the process of contacting Game and Fish seeking advice, but it would probably be prudent on your next ski in the woods to keep your eyes peeled and head the other way if you see a moose with antlers!


Teton Co./Jackson Parks & Rec

Last Update: 2/6
Wilson Centennial Trail and Stilson Loop groomed 2/6.

Check out http://Nordicpulse.com for real time updates.


Cache Creek Singletrack

Groomed by Friends of Pathways
Grooming As Needed

Last Update: 2/2
Cache Creek groomed 2/2 AM.

Please help support trail grooming for the Cache Creek Single track trails by donating to the Friends of Pathways.  Visit: friendsofpathways.org/donate/ and leave the comment “Grooming” in the campaign section. 


Teton Pines Nordic

Grooming Daily
Last Update
: 2/6
The grooming is great with all this snow!! Now is the perfect time to drop off your skis with is for a mid-season wax. This warm fresh snow is notorious for sticking to your skis but with a fresh hot wax you’ll be gliding fast and not sticking! 

We groom approximately 16km of track for both skate and classic daily. We have a full retail and rental shop. We offer lessons daily. Call us with questions and to book lessons: (307) 732-4130. To keep our track in pristine shape for skiing we do not allow dogs, walking, snowshoeing, or fatbikes. 

Teton Village Trail

Groomed Periodically
Last Update:
 2/6
Fresh free hot cord.


Shooting Star

Grooming Daily
Last Update: 2/5
Winter returned to the valley this morning, with 4 inches of fresh snow on the track.  The trails remain in good condition with more snow forecasted throughout the day and for the rest of the week.  Despite the current snowfall, skiers may still encounter some thin and settling areas.  Please be aware that the wind may increase throughout the day and drifts maybe present on the course.  Please expect storm conditions throughout the day and week as the forecast predicts snow showers through the evening on Thursday.

  • Trail conditions are early season as thin areas persist.
  • Walking is not allowed. 
  • Sled Hill is Open.
  • Classic Tracks are set where snow allows.

Turpin Meadow Ranch

Grooming Daily
Last Update: 2/6
Tuesday morning the pisten bully was out refurbishing the Nordic trails and they came out beautifully. The plan for Wednesday morning is to reset the skate lane with the ginzu. Light snow is in the forecast for Wednesday day, setting us up for the trail conditions of our dreams. The fat bike trails are riding great too! If snowshoeing is your preferred method for getting out in the winter check out our single track trails, they are so scenic. We’ve got something for everyone at Turpin! 

TMR is open to the public daily for skiing, meals, Nordic lessons, and tours! Call the office (307) 543-2000 or visit our website to book your adventure! Check out our live webcam for current conditions.

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: Tuesday, Friday, Sunday
Last Updated: 2/6

Grooming 2/6 – Taggart trailhead to Signal. Lots of fresh snow!


Grand Targhee

Grooming: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
Last Updated: 1/28

GTR is grooming Rick’s Basin area trails on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday. Classic track is set. Trails are in good condition.

GTR is no longer grooming for fat biking or snowshoeing, however fat biking is permitted on the groomed Nordic trails.

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!

Teton Canyon

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Last Updated: 2/6
Tuesday: Plan to reset classic and skate track this morning. 

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: 2/6
Tuesday morning: Warm and wet groom. I was able to reset skate and classic on Yeti and Campground loops. Classic turned out well. Skate track turned out decent on Yeti but it’s a bit rough on Campground. Expect soft conditions.

Singletrack: 2/6
Consider other alternatives for your recreational opportunities today. It’s a sloppy mess out there and with these warm temperatures and high moisture content you cannot run low enough tire pressure to not leave trail damaging ruts. Temperatures should start to drop and conditions improve after Wednesday. Please ride in temperatures below the freezing mark. Standby for updates. 

Please note the USFS dog closure policy Dec 1st – April 15th at this venue.  


Teton Reserve Nordic

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Last Updated: 2/6
Welcome back, winter! Set skate and classic tracks on all of the south loops and they are in good condition. There are a few wind drifts out there. Get it while it’s in!

Teton Reserve parking lot works best when you park in the configuration in this image. Please refer to the photo for visual representation. Feel free to be a community member and coach each other on best practices. Park in the red highlights. NO PARKING IN THE GREEN HIGHLIGHTS. 


Sherman Park

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 2/5
Not grooming today. Waiting for the storm to pass. 


Driggs School Loops

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 2/6
Bonus groom. I wanted to pack down the last couple days of fresh slush before it gets cold. Classic track is very good. Skate lane will be good once it cools down. Skate skiers, please wait till it drops below freezing before heading out.

Please pick up your trash and dog pop with the supplied Mutt Mitt station.


Alta Nordic Track

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
Last Updated: 2/6
Rabbit tracks at Alta this morning. Planning on setting a double classic on all loops. Should be done by 9AM.


Darby Canyon

Grooming As Needed
Last Updated: 2/6
Groomed today 2/6.

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


Rammell Mountain Road

Grooming As Needed
Last Updated: 1/24
Groomed today 1/24.

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


South Leigh Road

Grooming As Needed
Last Updated: 2/5
Groomed today 2/5.

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


Pinnacle Trail

Grooming As Needed
Last Updated: 2/6
Groomed today 2/6. Still a few bare spots on solar aspects.

JH Ski & Snowboard Club Nordic Masters Ski Clinics

Thursdays, Dec 14 – Feb 22
Teton Pines and Trail Creek

11am – 12:30pm
5 classic clinics and 5 skate clinics at Teton Pines Nordic Center and Trail Creek Nordic Trails.

These clinics are to work on your Cross-country classic and/or skate ski technique, balance, stamina, efficiency, and performance.

Note: All clinics are full for the remainder of the season.


Coney Classic Alpine Skijor
and Dog Party

Saturday Feb. 10th
County Rd 100 at the Lakebed / Trailhead
10am – 2pm

Come support 2 incredible causes – Lucky’s Place and Alpine Trails and Pathways! Tons of Raffle items from local businesses ($5 per ticket or 5 for $20) at event! Awesome Silent Auction online prior to event at https://www.32auctions.com/coney2024 AND live during the event!  Log in and start bidding on Jan 29th!

Bring the whole family (dogs included!) – Food, Beverages, Prizes and Tons of FUN! Costumes Encouraged! Prize for Best Costume!

Registration donation for 3km ski or skijor (Proceeds go to ATAP and Lucky’s Place) is $20 (includes 2 Free raffle tickets!) Volunteer Today!


Moose Chase

Registration is live!
Saturday, February 17th
Trail Creek Nordic Center


Come Join the Jackson Hole Ski & Snowboard Club for the Annual Moose Chase Nordic Ski Race presented by Skinny Skis!

Register Here for either the 20k, 10k, 5k, 3k or free 1/2k.


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/


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