In Defense of Trekking Poles

Recreators are Divided. Do they provide energy savings?

Classic Cross Country, Featured, News, Trails

Opinions among hikers are split. On the topic of trekking poles, recreators are divided. Dedicated hikers passionately endorse their effectiveness, attributing them with a distinct advantage in rugged terrains. While many mountain enthusiasts opt for a hands-free approach, relying solely on their natural agility when traversing challenging landscapes. However, the debate surrounding trekking poles need not be contentious. It’s important to acknowledge that these poles play a pivotal role in granting access to trails for… Read More

Trail of the Month – Two Ocean Lake Loop

A casual hike with beautiful Teton views with less people - 6.4 mile loop with 700 ft. elevation gain

Best of Jackson Hole Trails, Featured, New Trails, News, Trails

Hiking trails in Grand Teton National Park can get quite crowded in the summer. You can’t find parking after 9am, the line of people hiking in front of you are taking their good ole time, and you have to pick up someone else’s trash that they dropped. If you’re looking for a trail with Teton views and less people, Two Ocean Lake Loop is the perfect spot for you.

ICYMI: April/May 2023

Best Fat Bike Trails / Embrace Mud Season / How to Live in a Ski Town When You're Too Injured to Ski / Wildlife in Wyoming is at its Most Vulnerable

Featured, News, Recreate Responsibly, Trails, Wildlife

We don’t want you to miss a thing from April and May Nordic happenings. is committed to bringing you great content daily. Even if you aren’t hitting the trails atop of snow, is a great resource for Trail Search on the off-season. We have revved down on our Daily Trail Report emails but we do send out emails the first Saturday of each month to give you updates on all things JH Nordic… Read More

Responsible Nordic Skiing Looks Like This..

Leave No Trace | Know Before You Go

Classic Cross Country Skiing, Featured, News, Recreate Responsibly, Skate Skiing, Trails

It’s Mid-March now; typically, this time of year, we see many signs of Spring as Spring Break approaches more daylight, warm temperatures sweep in, and wildlife emerges. But with all of this snow, it’s no wonder we all feel winter will be a little longer this season. Despite what season may be upon us, recreating responsibly is the only way to enjoy the trails in this magnificent place. So here is a friendly reminder the… Read More