Pro Tips from Nordic Experts (continued)

Keep Skiing | Keep Learning

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March is an excellent time to develop new skills and increase your endurance on skis. With longer days and warmer temperatures, plus the fitness built up by this point in the season, here is another round of tips. Better technique and endurance usually means more fun on longer adventures.

Partner Spotlight – Cody Downard

New Trail Guide | Explore Fairy Falls & Shadow Mountain

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JH Nordic Alliance with Cody Downard Explore more places on skis with this new guidebook If you are looking for some new ski trails to explore this spring, pick up a copy of the Cross Country Ski Trails of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Volume 2 by Cody Downard. This extensive cross country ski trail guidebook covers Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, Jackson Hole, West Yellowstone/Harriman and Teton Valley. The book features 82 of the… Read More

Early Skate Skiing Adventures, A Life Well-Lived in Jackson Hole

An Interview with Gwenn and Don Wadsworth

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Jessi -JH Nordic: I would love to hear about your own personal history, how you got interested in Nordic skiing, how you ended up in Jackson, becoming instructors, your story? Gwenn: So Don and I came here and taught at the high school a couple years, in ’79. It was really primitive education at that time and we came from big high schools in southern California–Don’s a football coach, I’m a volleyball coach. It was when the… Read More

Karen Daubert & Jared Smith: Nordic and backcountry skiing enthusiasts who love crust cruising and engaging in community, nonprofit efforts

Karen serves on the board of Friends of the Bridger Teton and Jared serves on the board of Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit (START)

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Karen Daubert and Jared Smith are not only avid skiers but also engaged Jackson residents involved in different organizations. Though Jared has more personal history in Jackson than Karen, since retiring 4 years ago, they have both been actively exploring all the winter trails of Jackson and actively involved in nonprofit work.  Jared’s history in Jackson Jared grew up enmeshed in the Nordic community of Jackson. His parents first came to Jackon in 1945 on… Read More