8 Dec 22 – Daily Trail Report

The Hole Hiking Experience Nature Update | Nordic Masters Clinics Around the Corner

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December 7, 2022 Nature Update Provided by Cathy Shill founder of The Hole Hiking Experiencehttps://www.holehike.com/ “To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” -Aristotle What a start to the season!  The amount of snow and skiable terrain is awesome and hasn’t been like this for quite some time.  November was cold and snowy which set us up for a great start. Wet, cold weather continues with current… Read More

7 Dec 22 – Daily Trail Report

Conditions improve and grooming ramps up!

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Wildlife Wednesdays with Ecotour Adventures Research Revealed: A striking relationship between wolves and parasitesWritten by ETA Naturalist @kels_wellingtonOnce a month, ETA plans to publish a new post for blog readers about new or recent scientific findings or pieces of news from the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. We hope this inspires curiosity among our readers! For the inaugural post, we are sharing a very exciting discovery from a world that is invisible to the naked eye, and its effect on a… Read More

6 Dec 22 – Daily Trail Report

Breezy Conditions | All Trails Open at Shooting Star | Nordic Masters Clinics

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Nordic Masters Clinics Our clinics are just around the corner! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be a part of the Nordic community and improve your skiing technique! First clinic is Thursday, December 15th, focusing on classic XC ski. Know Before You Go As winter begins and the snow piles up, we’re all excited to get out and explore! But don’t forget to do your research beforehand and make a plan prior to putting… Read More

5 Dec 22 – Daily Trail Report

Winter Conditions | We Want to Hear From You

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Winter Conditions While all of this snow has been great for recreation it is making for challenging driving conditions. Cars have been sliding off the road, please be cautious heading to and from the trailhead. Give yourself extra time to get where you’re going and make sure you’ve got a winter kit in your car in case of an emergency. We Want to Hear From You! Now that there are many Nordic options available we… Read More

4 Dec 22 – Daily Trail Report

Lots of Nordic Options

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Tips To Be A Good Steward Trip Report: XC Skiing In The Deep To Get Our Tree With a Christmas tree permit from the Forest Service and some hot chocolate we headed out Rosie’s Ridge on our Fischer Off Tracks. We left the trailhead a little after 3pm and skied in about 1.5 miles. The snow was deep and we were breaking trail the whole way in. We found a lovely little sub alpine fir… Read More

3 Dec 22 – Daily Trail Report

Lots of Nordic Options

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Lots of New Snow Means Great Skiing and Potential Hazards Ullr has been kind to Jackson Hole and Teton Valley and many Nordic grooming operations are in full stride. Shooting Star is planning to open today while Teton Pines and Trail Creek have been grooming daily. If you’re looking for somewhere to ski for free (or with your dog) check out Cache Creek, Game Creek or Emily’s Pond; all have been groomed within the last… Read More

2 Dec 22 – Daily Trail Report

JHSC Nordic Update | Daily Grooming at Trail Creek and Teton Pines

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Skinny Skis & TCSAR Avalanche Awareness Night JH Nordic Alliance presence at Avalanche Awareness Night with Skinny Skis, Hole Hiking Experience, and JHNordic! Good to be part of Jackson Hole’s Winter snowsports community! JHSC Club and Community Nordic Update This monthly post throughout the ski season attempts to cover not only the multitude of activities of the JHSC Nordic program, but also what’s happening at Trail Creek Nordic Center as well as the larger local Nordic skiing… Read More

1 Dec 22 – Daily Trail Report

Winter Wildlife Closures | Avy Awareness Night

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Winter Wildlife Closures Begin Some areas of critical winter range in the Jackson area are closed to all human activity from December 1 – April 30. With deep snow, low amounts of food, cold temperatures, and many of the females pregnant, if people disturb wildlife in these areas, animals are forced to expend precious energy that compromises their survival. Remember to Recreate Responsibly and resepct winter wildlife by giving them space, keeping dogs under control,… Read More

Thankful for Nordic

Explore More Winter | Are You Nordic Ready? | Horseshoe Yurt

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Happy Thanksgiving! This year we are especially thankful for our wonderful community, our diligent groomers, and the abundance of all the winter activities we get to enjoy! Some early season grooming is occurring at Trail Creek, Cache Creek, Teton Valley, and Southern Valley Nordic and Targhee. Most areas are still waiting for 8-10 inches more snow.  While we’re waiting for more snow, there are plenty of snow covered non-groomed trails good for bc nordic, fat… Read More

Grooming Gears Up

Grooming Begins | November Nature News | Winter Tours

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Early Season Grooming is Underway! We’re excited with this early snow and cold temps to announce that Nordic and fat bike trail grooming has begun in some areas! Remember that early season conditions (shallow snow pack) exist. If you ski off groomed trails and on the backcountry trails, be alert and careful of obstacles under the snow, rocks, logs. Bring bear spray if you venture into the backcountry and give wildlife a lot of space.… Read More