Garmin InReach -Gear Review

Safety net for you and reassurance for family and friends -Review by Scott Sanchez

Demos, Gear & Clinics, News

         No one plans on accidents, but they do happen.  In the modern world, we have been so habituated to our cell phones that we think they can get us out of emergencies, anywhere and anytime.  Well, welcome to Wyoming.  The best places don’t have service.  99% of the time, I think not having cell service is a blessing, but for the 1%, electronic communications can be a life saver or at least let loved ones know you are safe.  While… Read More

David Hunger, founder/owner of Teton Mountain Bike Tours, on fat biking, human-powered grooming, and giving back

Ever wondered about the origins of grooming for fat biking in Jackson?

Demos, Gear & Clinics, Fat Biking, Featured, Grand Teton National Park, News, Profiles, Tours

David Hunger started Teton Mountain Bike Tours in 1991. In the beginning, he focused on mountain biking in the warm months. Before fat bikes came around, David ran winter bike tours on mountain bikes with studded tires, but it wasn’t really going anywhere. Then about 10 or 12 years ago, he got his first fat bike.  “I thought they were crazy right off the bat,” David said. “That’s when fat bikes weren’t really popular, but… Read More

Guide to first-time Nordic skiing, fat biking, and snowshoeing in Jackson

Where to go, where to rent, how to get to the trails, and ways to have fun!

Demos, Gear & Clinics, Featured, Tours

If it’s your first time in Jackson, and you’re looking to get into some Nordic skiing, fat biking, or snowshoeing, look no further than JH Nordic! Our comprehensive resources can guide you in making the most of your winter recreation experience. For help planning your first (or next) trip in Jackson Hole, check out our guide below.  Where to Go:  Find a Nordic ski tour, fat bike tour, or snowshoe tour from local winter tour… Read More

Where to Rent or Buy New and Used Nordic Ski Gear This Season

The JH Nordic Alliance's guide to the best local places to rent or buy new and used gear in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley.

Demos, Gear & Clinics, Featured

Nordic skiing could be the perfect winter escape this year with its natural social distancing, easy access to trails, easy first-time experience, and a great workout, as well as the relative affordability of Nordic ski gear (versus alpine skiing or touring). The outdoor recreation industry is forecasting that Nordic skiing will have a huge year, so getting your gear set-up early will be essential.  Ready to buy Nordic ski gear for the first time? Add… Read More

New Nordic Ski Gear to Look Out For 2020-2021

New metal edge and skin cross country skis, new easy wax make Nordic skiing even more fun!

Demos, Gear & Clinics, Skate Skiing

Photo courtesy: Skinny Skis Winter is almost here!! It’s time for some gear to look out for this season. With help from Scott at Skinny Skis, here’s some gear that’s worth checking out this season.  Spray & Liquid Waxes. These are one of the biggest advancements in nordic gear in the past couple of years. They’re much more user-friendly than waxing with an iron, and, lucky for us, nearly all wax manufacturers have come out… Read More

Jackson Hole Nordic Recreational Masters Clinics -Classic Cross Country & Skate Ski – 20-21 Season

8 Fun clinics to improve your technique, fitness, enjoyment

Demos, Gear & Clinics, Skate Skiing

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 December 10th -March 18th, alternating skate skiing and classic cross-country.

What’s in Your (Nordic) Pack? – 2020 Update

We love to help with trip planning for your next Nordic adventure. And one of the key components for a successful trip is preparation. Here at JHNordic we know what it is like to hop on the trail and realize you forgot something. Yeah, that’s is the worst feeling there is. Here is an update from our last What’s in Your (Nordic) Pack? blog post. Also REI came out with a sweet checklist for cross-country… Read More

Video: Jack Hart Introduces Madshus Gear 2020

Jack Hart, Madshus’ Regional Sales Representative introduces Madshus’ new gear for Winter 2019-20. In these 5 videos at Skinny Skis in Jackson Hole, Jack introduces tempting Nordic ski gear to make our experience in cross-country and skate skiing adventures. Madshus Redline 2.0 Intelligrip Madshus’ MOVE Binding system Madshus’ Hyper U boot Madshus Redline 2.0 Skate skis Madshus Redline Skate boot Jack will be at the free event at Turpin Meadow Ranch on Jan 5th, so readers… Read More

22 Dec 19 – Daily Trail Report

Thank you for continually sharing your photos with us of Nordic skiing in Jackson Hole Photo Credit: Jackson Hole Ecotours Ho! Ho! Ho! It’s Santa on Skis! Conditions update from Jackson Hole Ecotour guide training earlier this week – The trail to the Lucas Fabian Homestead is skiing great, as well as Teton Park Road. We’ve also been seeing wolves on multiple tours this week, including guide training!  Skiers Enjoying Moose Wilson Road Trail Over Holidays… Read More

21 Dec 19 – Daily Trail Report

Thank you for continually sharing your photos with us of Nordic skiing in Jackson Hole Welcome Gold Sponsor: 22 Nordic! 22Nordic, a PSIA Member Nordic Ski School, based in Jackson Hole, is focused on getting families and kids on Nordic skis, engaged in the “passion of Nordic”. Founders George Davis and Ramona Santiago-Davis host the “Kids Corral” at our Turpin Meadow event. 22Nordic is partnering with Parks & Rec, JH Ski /Club & Coombs Outdoors to… Read More