Profiles in Nordic: In Their Own Words – Ali Cohane

Owner of Persephone & Picnic and Gold Sponsor of the Nordic Alliance

Featured, Profiles

Nordic can be a less intimidating way to see winter as just another season where we all get to play outside. I think the Turpin event you all host is such a wonderful way to get to give Nordic a try, without any barriers, and just have some fun. – ALI COHANE What first inspired you to try Nordic skiing? When I was a kid in the suburbs of Chicago, I lived across the street… Read More

ICYMI: January 2023

Jim Roscoe / Joe Stone / Kelli Jones / Winter Trail Etiquette

Featured, News, Profiles

We don’t want you to miss a thing. 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 Event at Turpin we have a recap of the community-centered event with nearly 600… Read More

Nordic Luminaries—Jim Roscoe

A local Nordic skier who has accomplished great things in Nordic skiing

Featured, News, Profiles

The editorial board at, after much discussion, has come up with this definition of a Nordic luminary—a local Nordic skier who has both accomplished great things in Nordic skiing as well as contributed to the local Nordic community. Jim Roscoe is one such person.

Profiles in Nordic – Steve Swan -In His Own Words

Director of Trail Creek Nordic Grooming Operations for the Jackson Hole Ski Club shares his passion for Nordic skiing, biking, Iowa farming, adventure

Classic Cross Country Skiing, Featured, Grooming, Profiles, Skate Skiing, Trails

Nordic Profile Steve Swan -Trail Creek Nordic Grooming Operations, shares his story growing up on an Iowa farm . becoming the Director Grooming operations for JH Ski Club Nordic at Trail Creek

Profiles in Nordic: In Their Own Words – Martin Hagen & Pete Karns

Two Jackson Hole Biathlon Olympians and Jackson Hole Ski Club Alums

Classic Cross Country Skiing, News, Nordic Ski Racing, Profiles

This profile highlights both former JH Ski and Snowboard Club student-athletes, coaches, Hall of Famers, Nordic Biathlon Olympians. Read their stories in their own words. Nordic Profile in Martin Hagen’s Own Words What brought you to Jackson Hole?Martin: Fate was what brought me here I guess, because I was born here. When/Why did you first get into Nordic skiing? Martin: I was in 7th grade in 1968 when Ted Major (my science teacher) started a… Read More

Profiles in Nordic: In Their Own Words –  Brot Coburn

Brot has been in JH since 1978. These are their Nordic stories—in their own words. By Greg Zeigler

Classic Cross Country, News, Profiles, Skate Skiing

Nordic Profile in Brot Coburn’s Own Words JH Nordic: When/Why did you first get into Nordic skiing? In 1962, in the 6th grade in Tacoma, Washington, I was an aspiring Alpine racer. But my coach and favorite teacher, a fanatic Alpine and Nordic skier from New England, talked me and some classmates into giving cross-country skiing a try. At that time, the only source for X-C skis was an importer in New York City, and… Read More