Jackson Hole Nordic Recreational Masters Clinics

Hosted by Masters Coach Scott Horn and Jackson Hole Ski Club Nordic team coaches, the clinics are back for Season 3! There will be 8 clinics every other week from 11am-12:30pm. Starting on this Thursday, December 10th and continuing until March 18th, the clinics will alternate between skate skiing and classic cross-country.

Sign up for the full series and receive the latest JH Nordic buff. Or, you can attend on a drop-in basis and touch on the specific skills that suit you.

Work on your technique and form with professional tips and exercises from USSA certified coaches. Stay and ski all day with your clinic ski pass at Teton Pines Nordic center. There will be two coaches and 2 small groups per clinic, and plenty of outdoor space to stay socially distanced. Meet local nordic skiers, bring your friends and family.

We ask that everyone wear a mask or double buff and to be cognizant of their impact on others.

Clinic Dates
Thurs Dec: 10th -Classic XC Ski
Wed Dec 23rd – Skate Skiing
Thurs Jan 7th – Classic XC Ski
Thurs Jan 21st – Skate Skiing

Thurs Feb 4th – Slassic XC Ski
Thurs Feb 18th – Skate Skiing
Thurs Mar 4th – Classic XC Ski
Thurs Mar 18th – Skate Skiing

For more information about the clinics and to learn how to sign up, click here.

Ready to sharpen your skills already? Need some inspiration? Check out videos from last year’s Masters Rec clinics here.

Trail Creek Nordic

Last Updated: 12/7

Racing is On!
Well, more or less.  As you undoubtedly are aware, we are living in a pandemic which means many things are not quite the way they used to be.  However, it does appear is if we are going forward with a limited race schedule that is actually going to end up with 6 major events here at Trail Creek. 

Looks like an exciting and busy winter.  We need to all work together, doing all that we can to ensure that we are able to pull off this full agenda.

Today’s grooming was a Pisten Bully best line skate pass of all trails with additional classic track passes in the close field and on Armin’s and Moose Loop.  The snow is firm with some grouser tracks showing through, but all in all the skiing is pretty good.

Groomer’s choice for today is Moose Loop.


Teton Co./Jackson Parks & Rec

Last Updated: 12/7
Stilson has been groomed with the snowmobile this morning. With snow in the forecast I hope to begin grooming some areas next week. We don’t need much more for the Pistenbully at stilson, the levee, and cache. Everything else needs substantial snow so the snowmobile will be used


Teton Pines Nordic

Last Updated: 12/6
Groomed daily and in good shape for both skate and classic skiing. Early season conditions exist in some parts. Enjoy the sunny Teton views early this week while you can before the snow arrives later in the week.


Shooting Star

Last Updated: 12/7
The trails are hanging in there and skiing well for what little snow we have. Anticipate early season conditions to persist through the weekend and reminder that the track is currently available for Nordic Skiing only.  Please see the following restrictions for the upcoming week:

  • Dog Loops & All Nordic Skiing Trails OPEN
  • Sled Hill CLOSED UNTIL MORE SNOW
  • Snow Shoeing CLOSED UNTIL MORE SNOW
  • Casual Walking Not Permitted
  • Classic Tracks Not Set… NEED MORE SNOW
  • Early Season Conditions  (Thin/bumpy/bare/narrow areas exist… Cowboy Skiing!!)
  • Grooming is currently via Snowmobile and Ginzu Attachment (No Snowcat/Pistenbully until more snow)

Forecast is calling for colder weather and possible snow showers beginning around Friday (12/11). Keep your fingers crossed this next storm cycle brings lots of snow! Next update will be Monday (12/14) or whenever conditions dramatically change.


Grand Targhee

Last Updated: 12/7
Cross Country/Fat Bike 15k: XC OPEN (Last groomed 12/1/2020, no classic), Fat Bike OPEN.

Alta Track

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, & Sunday
Last Updated: 12/2
Skate: Set | Classic: Not Set
Wednesday afternoon: Made a few passes around the track with a drag to try and smooth and firm up. Snow cover is thin, but skiable, a little grass showing here and there, and a couple dirt spots. Main south loops and outer north track, probably about 4 miles set.


Driggs

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Last Updated: 11/12
Skate: Not Set | Classic: Not Set
It is good to have snow in the Valley! We are monitoring the forecast and working hard to get the grooming equipment ready for action. We plan to begin the scheduled grooming season on December 1st. There is a chance we might be able to get things groomed ahead of schedule, so stay tuned.


Sherman Park

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 11/12
Skate: Not Set | Classic: Not Set | Singletrack: Not Set
It is good to have snow in the Valley! We are monitoring the forecast and working hard to get the grooming equipment ready for action. We plan to begin the scheduled grooming season by December 1st. There is a chance we might be able to get things groomed ahead of schedule, so stay tuned.


Teton Canyon

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Last Updated: 12/7
Skate: Set | Classic: Set
Once again, plan to reset skate track this morning. Track is very solid, classic remains in fair shape, skating will be good. Caution at cattle guards.


Southern Valley Nordic

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Friday, Sunday
Last Updated: 12/5
Skate: Set | Classic: Not Set
Campground and Yeti’s loop received 3 passes with the Ginzu groomer and are set nicely. Both of these tracks are in good shape given these colder nighttime temperatures. Be aware of the ever increasing afternoon temperatures this coming week and plan accordingly for peak skate and classic conditions. The mid-afternoon snow can get very soft in sunlit areas. Enjoy the glide!


Teton Springs Nordic

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday
Last Updated: 11/12
Skate: Set | Classic: Not Set
The Bronze Buffalo Sporting Club at Teton Springs will be open to the public for skiing this winter. We have made an agreement with the new owners to continue grooming the trail this winter, for the public to enjoy. The plan is to begin the scheduled grooming season on December 1st. There is a chance we might be able to get things groomed ahead of schedule, so stay tuned. Note: Dogs are not allowed on this trail.


Southern Valley Singletrack

Grooming Schedule: As needed
Last Updated: 12/5
Singletrack: Set

Happy Hour to state line got a fresh groom and cleanup Friday 12/05 at 6pm after a good amount of use during the Global Fat Bike Day. Nemo, Hillbender and Lady slipper continue to ride well though there are some spots with bare ground showing. Be aware of mud and soft snow in the warmer parts of the coming days. Please plan to ride in the early am and late pm when temperatures are colder to avoid making ruts. Enjoy the ride!


5th Street Singletrack

Grooming Schedule: As needed
Last Updated: 11/12
Singletrack: Not Set
We plan to groom about a one-mile loop in the frisbee golf area behind the 5th Street Skate Park

JH Nordic Recreation Masters Clinics

THURSDAYS, DEC 10TH – MARCH 18TH | TETON PINES
8 clinics every other week from 11am-12:30pm, starting on December 10th -March 18th, alternating skate skiing and classic cross-country. 


Betty Woolsey Classic Nordic Race- 2k, 5k, 12k (* Sandbag series)

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26th | TRAIL CREEK
Register with the JH Ski Club. A community favorite, honoring Betty Woolsey of Trail Creek Ranch. All ages welcome, interval start. Come dressed to ski and wear a mask!

Save the Date: JH Nordic Alliance Annual Free Nordic Ski, Fat Bike, Snowshoe Event

SUNDAY, JANUARY 10th | NOW IN THREE LOCATIONS!
Nordic Skiing, Fat Biking and Snowshoeing for all! Our Annual Event looks a bit different this year but still filled with winter trails activities, snacks, coffee, fun. We welcome community and visitors, families, kids of all ages and dog friendly (on leash) at Cache Creek, Stilson Park and Turpin Meadow Ranch.


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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