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.



Moose Day Education and Identification Seminar Registration

Register for the virtual event below. The seminar will be hosted by the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation on Thursday, February 15th from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM over Zoom. Learn everything you’ve ever wanted to about moose! This presentation by a local biologist will cover moose biology and history, as well as conservation challenges and threats facing the Jackson Hole moose herd. We will send a zoom link prior to the seminar to those who have registered.


February Nature News

Provided by The Hole Hiking Experience
It has been a low snow year here in Jackson Hole, although stunningly beautiful as always. The month began at 76% of average snowfall. Annual snowfall measured at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is typically 400 inches at 9,400 feet. Reaching average snowfall is very important because most of our annual moisture comes during the winter months. Historically, February is a snowy month and more snow is predicted for the next few days. Temperatures have been warmer than usual which does make life easier for wildlife.

How to Save the Whitebark Pine
Whitebark Pine grows in the northern Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Northwest and is a keystone species in the subalpine zone of the west. It has a nutritious seed that provides food for birds, small mammals, and black and grizzly bears. The survival of the trees reflects the health of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The species is now listed as endangered. Please click through to see more resources discussing the natural history and current pressures affecting this magnificent tree.

Trail Suggestions
As the snow deepens, it is fun to explore Shadow Mountain in the Gros Ventre Range. You can reach the winter parking area by following the Gros Ventre Road past Kelly. You can always ski up the road, explore the rolling terrain or snowshoe through the meadows as snow accumulates. You can’t beat the views on a sunny day and it is always a great area to look for wildlife. Remember to give them space and make sure to tell a friend where you are going. Enjoy!


Trip Report: Teton Canyon

It was cloudy skies when I started up the nicely groomed classic track at Teton Canyon this afternoon. It was a wet snow pack that made it a bit harder to get a grip with fish scales at the beginning. But as you go up it was perfect and very fast coming out. Though I didn’t skate, everyone I saw was flying along. Excellent day and sighting of a marshmallow on a stick!

Thank you for the reports Kathy G.!

Trail Creek

Grooming Daily
Last Update: 2/8

Crunchy Morning!
The recent heavy wet snow and warm daytime temps followed by subfreezing overnight temps, conspired to transform our trails into a chopped and hard surface first thing this morning.  However, the Husky has been hard at work, turning the tough conditions into a much better situation.  While a few of the field trails did end up bit pockmarked, all in all as of report time, conditions range from a good ok to pretty good.

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Almost every wood trail received at least a single skate/classic pass with Woolsey Woods and the fields receiving multiple passes.  Even where the surface is a little rough, skaters should be able to make good time and classic skiers likewise should be able to move easily as well.

The weather does look favorable for Nordic skiing for the near future with a return to cooler temps with occasional light snow, just what we need to make our trails pristine.

The Master’s Class was gathering at report time, the Prep/Comp and many Juniors are travelling to McCall, Idaho today for the third Junior National Qualifier; you can follow along on the event website.  There will be a small group of Teewinots this afternoon and only a reduced squad of Juniors Friday afternoon.

Groomer’s choice for today is Woolsey Woods.


Teton Co./Jackson Parks & Rec

Last Update: 2/8
Game Creek was not groomed on Wednesday February 7th due to considerable avalance danger.  

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:
 2/8
Sweet cord! 


Shooting Star

Grooming Daily
Last Update: 2/8
Grooming will be ongoing through 11am this morning. Yesterday’s very wet snow left a stubborn ice layer on the trails, which requires aggressive blade work and slower operating speed. The finish product will be on the more crumbly-side as this icy profile isn’t very pliable. Conditions should improve over the next several days as colder more stable temperatures return. 

Turpin Meadow Ranch

Grooming Daily
Last Update: 2/8
All trails were reset with the ginzu today and with colder temperatures the skiing is going to be great! 

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: 2/4

GTR is grooming Rick’s Basin area trails on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday. Classic track is set. Trails are in good condition. Last groomed 2/4.

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: 2/7
Wednesday: Rolled and compacted the 4 inches new snow yesterday.  Hopefully can use the Ginzu to reset both classic and skate tracks 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: 2/8
Headed out to begin grooming right now. Should be grooming by five. Plan on getting everything set for the weekend. 

Singletrack: 2/8
2/7 Rolled out ladyslippers, Nemo, and BPA tonight. Got good compaction and tread should set up well with cold temps overnight. Get it while it’s good! 2/8 update for inquiring minds: just groomed Centennial Pathway. Enjoy! 

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


Teton Reserve Nordic

Grooming Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Last Updated: 2/8
Northern Lights: Reset Classic track and groomed skate and crossover trails. More snow please…

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: 2/7
Groomed Sherman Park, reset the skate lane and classic track. Of course the classic turned out nice looking in this sloppy mess of a snow pack. Skate lane is just OK. Expect soft conditions until temperatures drop starting Thursday. Shove in a couple of the bear patches to try to maintain the base. Enjoy what you can while you can. 


Driggs School Loops

Grooming Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Last Updated: 2/7
Groomed Wednesday evening. Skate lane should be firm and smooth Thursday morning. Classic track looked good so I left it alone.

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: 2/8
Thursday: Reset classic and two passes on the skate on all loops with the ginzu. Looks good but skating is a tad soft.


Darby Canyon

Grooming As Needed
Last Updated: 2/8
Groomed today 2/8.

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: 2/8
Groomed today 2/8.

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!


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.


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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