27 Jan 23 – Daily Trail Report

See Everything By Looking For Nothing | Trip Report: Southern GTNP

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Trip Report: Southern GTNP Snake River Dike An easy, highly convenient backcountry ski tour on flat terrain starting at Granite Canyon trailhead, and skiing along the Snake River dike in southern GTNP out to LSR preserve. Bring wider (65mm) classic cross county skis, water, light snack, sunscreen, and layers to take off or add. A small amount of route finding to reach the dike (skier tracks to follow). We experienced the beauty of winter solitude,… Read More

26 Jan 23 – Daily Trail Report

Kids in Nordic | Hole Hiking Experience Nature Update

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January 25, 2023 Nature Update Provided by Cathy ShillFounder of The Hole Hiking Experience | https://www.holehike.com/ “In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” -William Blake                      At times, it is challenging to get up and get going when single digits. It’s been a chilly week. You know it’s winter when days only share a bit of warmth during the mid-afternoon. Fortunately, we wear layers that allow us to stay quite comfortable during the… Read More

25 Jan 23 – Daily Trail Report

Wildlife Wednesday | Trip Reports: Granite Canyon Loop and Phelps Lake

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Trip Report: Granite Canyon Loop Our sister was visiting from out of town – so where better to head than to Granite Canyon?  We snowshoed counter-clockwise in a grand loop that included the two snow bridges, lots of animal prints, and spectacular views.  -KD Wildlife Wednesday with EcoTour Adventures 6 Day Wolves & Wildlife Tour of Yellowstone National Park!⁠Winter offers particularly spectacular chances to watch wolves in the wild, especially in the Northern Range of Yellowstone… Read More

24 Jan 23 – Daily Trail Report

Teton Adaptive Goes Nordic | Nordic Masters Skate Ski Clinic

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Teton Adaptive goes Nordic! John Zendler takes a sit ski for a drive with Joe Stone at Teton Adaptive Sports!! Great workout!! Get Your Gal Pals Together for Upcoming Nordic Ski Meet-Ups Thursday, January 26 | Stilson 4:30-5:30pm Join us for some Nordic skiing at Stilson. This is a great chance to show off your skills or just try something new – we will have an awesome instructor to help you out, so don’t be… Read More

20 Jan 23 – Daily Trail Report

In Case You Missed It: January Edition | Sunny Weather Ahead

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ICYMI: January 2023 Jim Roscoe / Joe Stone / Kelli Jones / Winter Trail EtiquetteWe don’t want you to miss a thing. JHNordic.com brings a lot of great articles featured profiles of members of the Jackson Hole area that we know you’d enjoy. Did you know that JH Nordic Alliance is now over the radio waves? We have a morning Daily Trail Report that shares what’s grooming that given day. If you missed the Annual… Read More

19 Jan 23 – Daily Trail Report

What's in Your Nordic Ski Car? | Spud Chase Ski Race Saturday

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Spud Chase Ski Race This Saturday Join us for the 2nd year of the Spud Chase at Teton Reserve. Divisions include Adult, Junior and Kids divisions–bring the whole family for a fun morning of Nordic skiing. Choose from 21km or 14km Adult distances, 6km Junior distance and 3k or .5km Kids distances. Early bird pricing is in effect until January 20. Save $15! Your entry fee includes a donation to Teton Valley Trails & Pathways and entry into post… Read More

18 Jan 23 – Daily Trail Report

Nordic Masters Classic Ski Clinic Tomorrow | Wildlife Wednesday

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Wildlife Wednesday with EcoTour Adventures It’s hard to believe North America’s largest mammal–the American bison–can blend in with its surroundings, but snow certainly makes this possible! A bison’s winter coat is so thick, providing incredibly effective insulation, that when snow accumulates on its coat, it will melt veeeeeery sloooooowly.⁠ Thanks to ETA General Manager @jumpingjackalopestudios for this photo. Nordic Masters Clinic Thursdays – from Mid December to late FebruaryThursday, January 19 – Classic Ski at Teton Pines… Read More

17 Jan 23 – Daily Trail Report

Lots of Events Coming Up!

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Trip Report: Taggart to Lupine Meadows via Lucas Fabian Cabins Just got back from xc skiing Taggart to Lupine Meadows via the skier track/ Lucas Fabian cabins, then return via the road. The skier track was well established, but with warm temps, we stopped often to scrap our skis, in spite of having just waxed.  Sticky through the meadows and woods along beautiful Cottonwood Creek. Once we passed Lucas Fabian Cabins ( water and food… Read More

13 Jan 23 – Daily Trail Report

Spud Chase Next Week | Know Before You Go: Winter Tips

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2023 Spud Chase Next Weekend! The race is coming up in one week from Saturday, and the extended forecast is showing to have excellent weather on race day! High of 24 degrees and a low of 14 degrees with light winds and a chance of afternoon snow showers. If you have not signed up, the link is below.  All registration fees increase after midnight January 14, 2023.  Know before you go: Winter hiking tips from… Read More

12 Jan 23 – Daily Trail Report

The Hole Hiking Experience Nature Update | Highlight on JHSC Athlete Lena Poduska

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Meet this week’s JHSC Champion, Lena Poduska! Lena traveled with four JHSC teammates, and coaches Jon Filardo and Luna Wasson, to Houghton, MI, for the 2023 US Cross Country Ski Championships, hosted by Michigan Tech University from January 2-7. The event featured nearly 500 athletes from a dozen countries, with junior and senior racers competing for glory. Lena, a sophomore on the JHSC Nordic Prep Team, had an outstanding series, finishing 7th in a pool of nearly 200 women… Read More