Jackson Hole “JH” Nordic Alliance’s 5th Annual Free Ski, Fat Bike, & Snowshoe Day -Sunday, 8th January 2023

Outdoor Winter Trails Recreation & Activities -All Welcome!

Bridger Teton US National Forest, Classic Cross Country, Classic Cross Country Skiing, Events, Fat Biking, News, Skate Skiing, Snow-shoeing, Tours

The Jackson Hole Nordic Alliance is thrilled to host our 5th Annual Free Ski, Fat Bike, and Snowshoe Day at Turpin Meadow Ranch on Sunday, January 8, 2023. Astounding scenic views, an amazing community of athletes and locals, and winter sports all come together to make our annual event in Moran a thrill for all ages. Get your blood pumping with family and friends at what has become a favorite community tradition for winter recreation… Read More

CANCELLED – Sunday, 9th January 2022 JH Nordic Alliance’s 5th Annual Free Ski, Fat Bike, & Snowshoe Day

Outdoor Winter Trails Recreation & Activities for All!

Bridger Teton US National Forest, Classic Cross Country, Classic Cross Country Skiing, Events, Fat Biking, News, Skate Skiing, Snow-shoeing, Tours

Due to the surge in Covid outbreaks in Teton County, the JH Nordic Alliance and Turpin Meadow Ranch sincerely regret we must cancel our Annual Event, previously scheduled for January 9th.Turpin Meadow Ranch Lodging and Restaurant are currently closed for 5 days, until Monday January 3rd. (Daily groomed trails for Nordic skiing, fat biking, and snowshoeing remain open. Please buy your trail pass and sign waiver online.) Check TurpinMeadowRanch.com or the JH Nordic Trail Reports for updates for Nordic Ski, fat… Read More

Early Season Favorite Cross-country Ski/Fat Bike Trails

Look for snow and trails above 8000 feet for early cross-country skiing and fat biking!

Bridger Teton US National Forest, Fat Biking, Featured

As the snow begins to fall at elevation, JHNordic is watching the snow linecarefully, to see where there might be enough base to try our skis or fat bike to get in shape for winter. Look for trails above 8000 ft (or snowline) And as odd as its might sound, bring your bear spray, since bears are not quite yet in hibernation and could be anywhere.

Friends of Pathways: Utilizing Pathways to Promote Healthy & Responsible Recreation and Contribute Conservation Advocacy in Jackson Hole

Chris Owen gets into to the data & history of fat biking grooming in Jackson Hole

Bridger Teton US National Forest, Fat Biking, Featured, Grooming, News, Profiles

Chris Owen is the Trails Program Manager at Friends of Pathways and works in partnership with the JH Nordic Alliance through his work grooming for fat biking and advocating for responsible trail use. Friends of Pathways is a non-profit that focuses on advocating for the completion of a safe and sustainable pathways system for healthy recreation and transportation opportunities in Jackson Hole. Chris first came to Jackson to work at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort… Read More

Teton Valley Trails & Pathways (TVTAP): An Essential Part of Our Winter Recreation Landscape in Teton Valley

Dan Verbeten, Executive Director, fills us in on current projects and future challenges

Bridger Teton US National Forest, Fat Biking, Featured, Grooming, News, Profiles, Skate Skiing, Trails

For the past 22 years, Teton Valley Trails & Pathways (TVTAP) has worked to promote a trails and pathways connected community. In the summer, they focus on building and maintaining trails on both public and private lands in partnership with the US Forest Service (Caribou-Targhee and Bridger-Teton) and other stakeholders. In the winter, they groom a winter trail system for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, fat biking, and dog walking. Last year alone, they groomed over… 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

Fat Biking in Jackson Hole & Teton Valley – 2020-21 season

Everything you need to know about Fat Biking this winter, including gear recommendations and responsible recreation.

Best of Jackson Hole Trails, Fat Biking, Tours

Fat biking is expected to be much more popular this winter due to the COVID-19 pandemic that not only increased outdoor recreation activity in the summer and fall, but also has caused the ski areas in Jackson to limit their lift capacity. People are likely to spread out throughout Jackson Hole and Teton Valley to participate in a greater variety of activities, including fat biking. Since social distancing is done easily on bikes, fat biking… Read More

CANCELLED FOR 2021 – JH Nordic Alliance’s 5th Annual Free Ski, Fat Bike, & Snowshoe Day –

By Design, Social Distancing Activities on Winter Trails

Events, Fat Biking, News, Skate Skiing, Snow-shoeing, Tours

DUE TO HEALTH GUIDELINES AND OUR RESPECT FOR OUR COMMUNITY, THE JH NORDIC ALLIANCE HAVE CANCELLED OUR EVENT FOR THIS YEAR. INSTEAD, GET OUT WITH FAMILY OR YOUR HOUSEHOLD, ENJOY OUR WINTER TRAILS BY HUMAN POWER! FIND YOUR OWN TRAIL ON JHNORDIC.COM/TRAILS/ OR BOOK A TOUR FOR FAT BIKING, NORDIC SKIING, SNOWSHOEING -SEE LIST OF WINTER TOUR OPERATORS ON JHNORDIC.COM/RESOURCES/ Following the Teton County Public Health Guidelines: All activities are outdoors, in open spaces -Be… Read More

Best Fat Bike Trails in Jackson Hole Area

Fat biking is a super fun way to explore snow-covered winter trails and pathways

Best of Jackson Hole Trails, Fat Biking, Tours

Fat biking is a super fun way to explore snow-covered winter trails and pathways. It is especially enjoyable when the snow is firm and packed. This outdoor sport has been all the hype and hasn’t lost any steam. With over 40 fat bike friendly trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley, there are many opportunities to get to and explore. Go to JHNordic.com/trails/ and click on the fat bike icon to list all trails. Here… 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