30 March 22 – Daily Trail Report

Wildlife Wednesday | Grooming in West Yellowstone

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Wildlife Wednesday with JH EcoTour Adventures Ravens are widely considered to be the smartest bird in the world. In fact, research published in late 2020 revealed that the common raven may be as intelligent as apes and chimpanzees. Researchers hand-reared 8 ravens and subjected them to a series of cognition tests that were originally developed for testing great apes and human children. At four months old, the ravens had mastered most tasks! These results compared similarly to those of adult chimps and… Read More

29 March 22 – Daily Trail Report

Favorite Spring Nordic and Fat Bike Trails

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Favorite Late season Nordic and Fat Bike Trails – Trail Creek Nordic – Teton Canyon– Grand Targhee Nordic and Fat bike trails– Other Teton Valley Nordic and fat bike trails – TVTAP groomed– Rosie’s Ridge – Togwotee Pass– Grand Teton National Park  – crust cruising north of Taggart trailhead out and back to Jenny Lake, crust cruising Signal Mountain south to the Potholes (Note: you may need to walk on the road for the first 1/2… Read More

28 March 22 – Daily Trail Report

Where To Ski & Bike This Week

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Where to Ski & Fat Bike As winter winds down and spring arrives there are still many options for the last groomed trails, as well as un-groomed trails and crust-cruising! Check out our favorite late season trails and things to consider. To find the latest information on which trails are still open, when they are groomed, snow conditions, etc. check the JHNordic Trail Report. We will post daily until April 2nd at JHNordic.com/trail-reports/.  Chances are you already subscribe via… Read More

27 March 22 – Daily Trail Report

Pole Pedal Paddle Recap | Inner Park Road Recreation | Submit Your Photos

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Pole Pedal Paddle Recap It was a crunchy, slick Nordic track at this morning’s Karen Oatey Pole Pedal Race, annual community favorite multi-sport race hosted by the JH Ski & Snowboard Club. Strong number of team and individual participants joined the fun in the 5 stage race ( Alpine ski, run, Nordic ski, bike, river), starting at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, ending down river at Astoria. Teton Park Road Opens to Non-Motorized Recreation Media Release… Read More

26 March 22 – Daily Trail Report

PPP Today | Inner Park Road Recreation | Submit Your Photos

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TODAY: Pole Pedal Paddle Come out and cheer on your favorite teams and competitors through the finish line at Astoria on the Snake River and the After-party! Ski/snowboard alpine race at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Running leg from Teton Village to Shooting Star  Cross country ski leg at Shooting Star Nordic track Cycling leg from Shooting Star to Von Gontard’s Landing at South Park Bridge Paddling leg on the Snake River to Astoria boat ramp *Please no dogs at any leg… Read More

25 March 22 – Daily Trail Report

Submit Your Contest Photo! | Crust Cruising in GTNP

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Take Photos of Your Spring Adventures before the Snow Melts! Submit your best photos of your winter season and your photo could be on the 2022-23 JH Nordic buff. This unique buff is manufactured by a local company, Avalon 7. The first-place winner will receive 10 of the new buff (value $200) and prizes from JH Nordic Alliance members like Stio, Kate’s Real Food, Friends of Pathways, JD High Country Outfitters, The Hole Hiking Experience, Trilipiderm, Skinny… Read More

24 March 22 – Daily Trail Report

Trip Report: Cottonwood Creek | The Hole Hiking Experience Nature Update

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Trip Report: Crust cruising in GTNP – Cottonwood Creek Crust cruising is happening! One of local Nordic skiers favorite spring skiing delights, whether on classic or skate skis. A few friends skied next to the groomed trail at Trail Creek Nordic Monday to discover the smoothest snow surface possible. Firm crust with a half inch of soft corn surface. Grand Teton National Park, north of Moose, also has perfectly smooth open meadows, with firm, supportive… Read More

23 March 22 – Daily Trail Report

Willow Street Safe Routes Approved | Wildlife Wednesday

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Update from Friends of Pathways: Willow Street Safe Routes Approved | Support Sage Meadows Bike Park JHNordic is excited that Jackson Town Council approved the Willow Street Safe Cycling Route through Jackson – an important connector from Snow King Ave east and north to join the bike path next to the Elk Refuge on north to GTNP. This will allow local , tons users to safely cross downtown Jackson south to north ( and back)… Read More

22 March 22 – Daily Trail Report

JHSC Happenings | Trail Creek Grooming Tuesday & Thursday Evenings

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Trip Report: Exploring more of Teton Valley -Pole Canyon We love local Nordic skier/explorer Karen D’s curiosity, adventuresome spirit and energy to get out and ski nearly all the 100+ trails in JHNordic -in Teton Valley, Jackson Hole, the Wyoming Range, the Big Holes, and all sorts of places. Broaden your horizons, explore a new trail, or break your own trail while the snow lasts. PS. a few of us skied excellent crust at Trail Creek… Read More

21 March 22 – Daily Trail Report

Happy Spring | More Skiing | Tech Tip

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Happy Spring! As the sun crosses the celestial equator the Northern hemisphere tilts towards the great star marking longer and warmer days to come. But as I sit to write the JH Nordic newsletter on this first day of spring and look out my windows I see snow flurries instead of sunshine. To me and many Nordic enthusiasts this is a welcomed treat. And while many Nordic areas have closed up shop for the season… Read More