June Adventures in the Valley

Gear Up for a Summer Full of Hiking, Biking and Exploring

Daily Trail Reports, Featured, News

Summer in the Tetons Find some of Jackson Hole’s best summer hiking and trail running trails, via our GPS map search: Go to JHNordic.com, click on “Trails” in the Nav bar, click on the “summer hiking” and/or the “trail running” icon. Add other filters for a specific region, difficulty, dog friendly, distance and more. Be sure to “Allow this site to access your location” for the map to locate you with GPS so a blue locator… Read More

May JHNordic Report

Top Spring Trails | Skate Ski to Ski Lake | May Nature News

Daily Trail Reports, Featured

Skate Ski to Ski Lake Watch the video! Scotty McGee shares his awesome skate ski adventure with us this past week! Crust is maturing at mid elevations. Optimal conditions exist within a short window of time as temperatures recently are rising to 40 degrees by 10am. Early starts pay off! Keep an eye out for the second or third clear night in a row and cool day time temperatures for best conditions. You can utilize… Read More

Winter Trails Day -Jackson Hole -2023

Winter Trails Day in Jackson Hole is hosted by Friends of Pathways, JH Nordic Alliance, Skinny Skis, The Hub, Teton Mountain Bike Tours, Friends of Bridger Teton, JD Outfitter, and other winter Trails partners

Jackson Hole “JH” Nordic Alliance’s 5th Annual Free Ski, Fat Bike, & Snowshoe Day -Sunday, 8th January 2023

Outdoor Winter Trails Recreation & Activities -All Welcome!

Bridger Teton US National Forest, Classic Cross Country, Classic Cross Country Skiing, Events, Fat Biking, News, Skate Skiing, Snow-shoeing, Tours

Fun, Free Community Day – with Raffle benefiting local Nordic Alliance non-profit -Free trail pass -Free skate & classic XC ski demo gear -Free fat bike demos -Free Nordic ski lessons – Free BackCountry Nordic Ski & Snowshoe tours – Kids Corral (2-5 yr olds) -Bridger-Teton USFS wildlife and wilderness info -Kates Bars, Lunch, snacks, hot & cold drinks. *Sponsored by the Jackson Hole Nordic Alliance members*Family. Friends, visitors, dogs (on leash) welcome.Bring yr own… Read More

Spring Nordic Skiing Report

Teton Pass to Mosquito Creek | Where to Nordic Ski and Ride

Daily Trail Reports, Featured

Trip Report – Solo Mission Teton Pass to Mosquito Creek by Scotty M. – April 4, 2022 The Green Knoll fire area represents a broad swath of skiable terrain for mid to low elevations that can be the needed passage to put together a tour to the valley floor. I had done this route once before, with Virgie Bryan, under pretty good conditions, and I had been watching the exit route snow cover for a… Read More

2 April 22 – Daily Trail Report

Final Daily Post | Is XC Skiing Still Possible? | New on the Blog

Daily Trail Reports, Featured

This will be the final daily report for the 2021/22 winter season. The next trail report will be delivered on Saturday, April 9, after that we will shift into our off-season monthly Trail Reports. Thank you for your support and engagement this season. See you out on the trails. Ask JH Nordic: Is XC Skiing Still Possible This Weekend? Hi,I am traveling to Jackson and I am trying to workout if it is still possible… Read More

1 April 22 – Daily Trail Report

Grooming Updates | JHNordic Survey

Daily Trail Reports, Featured

Take our JH Nordic Community Survey JHNordic is hosting this survey to assist us in improving our digital platforms and community information services on Jackson Hole Winter Trails recreation – Nordic skiing, fat biking & snowshoeing! JH Nordic is community-based and designed for you – we want to learn from you! Thanks to past surveys, we have updated many features! The 𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐠𝐨𝐚𝐥𝐬 of this survey are to gain a better understanding of how our… Read More

31 March 22 – Daily Trail Report

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

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March 30, 2022 Nature Update Provided by Cathy Shill founder of The Hole Hiking Experiencehttps://www.holehike.com/ Nature gives to every time and season unique beauty: from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it’s just a succession of changes so soft and comfortable that we hardly notice the progress.”-Charles Dickens Recent changes and signs of spring amaze us. Snow is quickly melting with the unseasonable warm temperatures. Mountain temperatures have been above freezing… Read More

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

Daily Trail Reports, Featured

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