The mission of the Bridger-Teton Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations. Our motto is “Caring for the Land and Serving People.” The 3.4 million-acre Bridger-Teton National Forest is an integral part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and is known for world-class headwaters, wildlife, Wilderness and wildlands. Providing for year-round recreation and sustainable uses, while conserving these values, is our legacy. With abundant snowfall, the Bridger-Teton is highly valued for winter recreation offering over 500 miles of groomed trails for a variety of activities and millions of acres of backcountry for powder hounds. fs.usda.gov/btnf
Chris & Erich Wilbrecht have been selling real estate in Jackson for over 20 years. They have an insane love for the outdoors and the community, whether a backcountry ski adventure on Teton Pass, a skate ski at Trail Creek, or an overnight fly fishing float on the South Fork. Erich is a member of the inaugural Jackson Hole Ski Club Hall of Fame and a member of the 1992 Olympic biathlon team. Their two sons Riis (21) and Max (17) are both speedy Nordic racers as well. JacksonHoleHome.com
EcoTour Adventures provides year-round natural history programs in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. During the winter months, we guide snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and wildlife viewing programs in Grand Teton National Park. We provide snowshoe and gear rental as well. We are a socially and environmentally conscious business, and donate 2.5% of profits to local non-profits that protect the resources that we enjoy on our tours. jhecotouradventures.com
Friends of the Bridger-Teton is a non-profit partner dedicated to enhancing access, habitat and community connections across the Bridger-Teton National Forest. FBT supports the Bridger-Teton National Forest by pursuing alternative funding solutions, leveraging existing partnerships, and promoting a sense of stewardship through volunteerism and community outreach. BTFriends.org
Friends of Pathways supports a vibrant community by advocating the completion of a safe and sustainable pathways system for healthy recreation and transportation opportunities in Jackson Hole. FriendsOfPathways.org
Grand Teton National Park Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization that funds projects that protect Grand Teton National Park’s cultural and natural resources and helps others learn about all that is special in the park. The Foundation initiates improvements, critical research, and outreach that enrich visitors’ experiences and help sustain a stable future for Grand Teton National Park. gtnpf.org
Biweekly grooming of the Teton Park Road during winter is funded by the Foundation, visit www.gtnpf.org/donate and list “grooming” in the comments field to support this community effort.
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, ranked #1 ski resort by Forbes Magazine, offers Nordic ski rentals at JH Sports, Teton Village and Nordic ski gear and Fat bike rentals at Hoback Sports, Jackson. Contact: 307-733-5335 or JacksonHole.com/Nordic.html
The Jackson Hole Ski & Snowboard Club serves over 500 young athletes annually, plus hosting masters training and events. The Alpine, Nordic, Freeride and Snowboard programs bring affordable snow sports to our local youth. The JH Ski Club fosters a lifelong passion for winter sports through programs that instill the values of goal setting, discipline, sportsmanship, work ethic, determination and commitment. Founded in 1938, is Jackson’s oldest non-profit. JHSkiClub.org
The Jackson Hole Travel & Tourism Joint Powers Board is a volunteer board appointed by the Jackson Town Council and Teton County Board of Commissioners to oversee the use of the tourism promotion funds appropriated by the lodging tax. The JHTTB mission is to effectively spend lodging tax funds to promote travel and tourism to Teton County in a manner that is consistent with the shared values of our community. TetonWyo.org/Travel
JD High Country Outfitters For the past 50 years, JDCO have been Jackson Hole’s complete outdoor store. JDHCO offers a wide selection of XC skis, skate skis and snowshoes for sale, as well as offering daily rentals. You will also find an array of clothing, gear and accessories to help you stay warm, dry and comfortable while recreating in the mountains! Open 7 days a week, located on the town square, JDHCO is ready to help you gear up for a great winter in the Tetons! 50 E Broadway Ave | 307-733-3270 | jdhcoutfitters.com
KHOL – Jackson Hole Community Radio produces innovative public radio programs, in-depth local news and cultural reporting, and events that touch a passionate community of more than 40,000 people monthly on-air, online and in-person. From its studios in the Center for the Arts in downtown Jackson, Wyoming, KHOL is shaping community radio for a new generation of listeners. 891khol.org
Lakeside Lodge Resort is located in the vast Bridger Teton National Forest, adjacent to White Pine Nordic Trails, on the south shore of Fremont Lake, facing the Wind River Mountains , in Pinedale WY. Cozy furnished cabins are available. Activities include Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, downhill skiing, and fat tire biking.
Scan the QR code for 10% discount on lodging – using promo code JHNORDIC10. Or call for more info. 307-367-2221 –www.LakesideLodge.com
We live as we bake and we bake as we live: With heart, hard work and creativity.
At Persephone Bakery, our connection to community is the foundation of our business. What we do would not be possible without the overflow of local support that greeted our first baguettes back in 2011. Persephone is a product of the supportive ethos coursing through this small corner of Wyoming. Persephone exists thanks to the devotion of our local patrons, who visit every day, who share their candid thoughts, who make our café a culture unto itself.
For close to 40 years Skinny Skis has been Jackson Hole’s Nordic skiing specialty shop. Recognized both locally and nationally as one of the finest outdoor shops, Skinny Skis features a complete line-up of gear and clothing for touring, performance track skiing, and the backcountry. Rentals, Demos, and a full-service workshop, too!
Located in downtown Jackson at 65 W. Deloney Ave. 307-733-6094. SkinnySkis.com
Stio was founded to inspire connection with the outdoors through beautiful, functional products infused with mountain soul. We draw inspiration from our everyday immersion in life here in Jackson Hole: days on local rivers, trails and Teton summits. Technical performance, quality, and versatility are hallmarks you’ll find in every piece of apparel we make, be it intended for epic alpine pursuits or the quieter moments of mountain life. Stio.com
Teton Valley Trails and Pathways (TVTAP) promotes trails and pathways-connected community. TVTAP’s current programs include our Nordic Grooming Program, which provides groomed Nordic ski trails in Teton Canyon, Alta, Pioneer Park in Victor, Teton Springs Resort, and the Driggs Nordic Track located between the High School and Middle School (all these trails are free for public use); our partnership with the US Forest Service to help build, maintain, and restore trails in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest; and we work closely with the local, county and state agencies to build a Valley-wide connected pathways network. TVTAP.org
Teton County Search and Rescue (TCSAR) was started in 1993 by the Teton County Sheriff’s Department to provide vital emergency search and rescue services for Teton County and surrounding areas to those in need.
The TCSAR Foundation supports TCSAR volunteers through direct support, community education and advocacy.
Together, we create an organization that works to keep Teton County residents and visitors safe in the backcountry 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
During the winter months, school and youth groups visiting Teton Science Schools use cross-country skis to explore the Tetons while learning science, connecting to place, and developing as leaders. Students of all ages and abilities experience the joy of gliding through winter wonderlands on equipment provided by TSS. tetonscience.org
Experience Yellowstone without the crowds and cars. Wildlife Expeditions offers snow coach tours in Yellowstone National Park as well as a shuttle service to Old Faithful Snow Lodge. Learn more at wildlife tours
Turpin Meadow Ranch, the best choice in Wyoming Nordic ski resorts. With access to 15 km of groomed Nordic ski track, a dedicated fat bike single track, snowshoeing, back-country skiing, among other exciting activities to enjoy at the ranch while staying in our warm luxury cabins. Set on the Buffalo Fork of the Snake River, with dramatic views of the Tetons. Our experienced winter guides can help enhance your stay and share the best spots to check out both on and off the ranch. TurpinMeadowRanch.com
Join Hole Hiking Experience year-round for naturalist-guided hiking, wildlife tours, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing in Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park. You choose the duration, activity level, and tour focus. holehike.com
Kate’s Real Food At Kate’s, our wholesome energy bars are small batch made from organic ingredients. For outdoor play that takes you deep into the backcountry or for grab-and-go sustenance, you can count on Kate’s whole food bars to deliver. Based in Victor, ID at the base of Teton Pass -our local favorite health bar! KatesRealFood.com
Grand Targhee Resort – Beautiful terrain, wildlife, pure air, and groomed tracks come together to make up the Grand Targhee Nordic Trail System. Rick’s Basin and Quakie Ridge are considered some of the most beautiful Nordic terrain in the region. It boasts 15km of groomed classic cross-country trails and skate skiing lanes that wind through wooded glades, aspen groves, and scenic meadows. Nordic Trail Users must purchase one of the following to ride our Winter Sports Trail System: a Full Mountain Lift Ticket, Winter Season Pass, Nordic Trail Ticket or a Nordic Season Pass. GrandTarghee.com
22Nordic, a PSIA Member Nordic Ski School, based in Jackson Hole, is focused on getting families and kids on Nordic skis, engaged in the “passion of Nordic”. Founders George Davis and Ramona Santiago-Davis host the “Kids Corral” at our Turpin Meadow event. 22Nordic is partnering with Parks & Rec, JH Ski Club & Snow King Ski School to host the After-School Nordic Ski program for 3rd-5th graders. email@example.com
Teton Mountain Bike Tours offers guided fat bike tours into Grand Teton National Park or the National Elk Refuge and Fat Bike Rentals to explore the local groomed trails in Jackson Hole. Fat Biking is our Passion. Contact: 307-733-0712 or TetonMtBike.com
Jackson Hole’s Regional Ski Center for Nordic ski rentals, ski lessons, and information for setting out on ski tours and snowshoe hikes in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks viewing local wildlife. Teton Pines Nordic Center hosts regular ski clinics and events. Located at the base of the Teton Mountain Range 4 miles south of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (Teton Village) and Grand Teton National Park. TetonPinesNordicCenter.com
Scott Horn, Jackson Hole Nordic ski enthusiast. “It is better to go skiing and think of God, than to go to church and think of sport.” – Fridtjof Nanson
Frank Brummer, Committed, active Jackson Hole Nordic skier, cyclist, fat biker, Friends of Pathways Board — super fun to get out on the trail with!
Jared Smith & Karen Daubert Active Jackson Hole skiers as well as Friends of Bridger Teton Board (Karen) and START Board (Jared); Excited to explore our JH winter trails via ski and fat bike, and share Nordic trip reports with JH Nordic this Winter!
Cross Country Ski Areas Association is a non-profit organization representing member ski service providers. The Association’s purpose is to promote the growth and improve the quality of cross-country ski operations in North America. Our website is a great place to locate hundreds of wonderful places to ski and snowshoe. xcski.org
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