As the snow begins to fall at elevation, JHNordic is watching the snow linecarefully, to see where there might be enough base to try our skis or fat bike to get in shape for winter. Look for trails above 8000 ft (or snowline) And as odd as its might sound, bring your bear spray, since bears are not quite yet in hibernation and could be anywhere.
Chris Owen is the Trails Program Manager at Friends of Pathways and works in partnership with the JH Nordic Alliance through his work grooming for fat biking and advocating for responsible trail use. Friends of Pathways is a non-profit that focuses on advocating for the completion of a safe and sustainable pathways system for healthy recreation and transportation opportunities in Jackson Hole. Chris first came to Jackson to work at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort… Read More
David Hunger started Teton Mountain Bike Tours in 1991. In the beginning, he focused on mountain biking in the warm months. Before fat bikes came around, David ran winter bike tours on mountain bikes with studded tires, but it wasn’t really going anywhere. Then about 10 or 12 years ago, he got his first fat bike. “I thought they were crazy right off the bat,” David said. “That’s when fat bikes weren’t really popular, but… Read More
Fat biking is expected to be much more popular this winter due to the COVID-19 pandemic that not only increased outdoor recreation activity in the summer and fall, but also has caused the ski areas in Jackson to limit their lift capacity. People are likely to spread out throughout Jackson Hole and Teton Valley to participate in a greater variety of activities, including fat biking. Since social distancing is done easily on bikes, fat biking… Read More
If it’s your first time in Jackson, and you’re looking to get into some Nordic skiing, fat biking, or snowshoeing, look no further than JH Nordic! Our comprehensive resources can guide you in making the most of your winter recreation experience. For help planning your first (or next) trip in Jackson Hole, check out our guide below. Where to Go: Find a Nordic ski tour, fat bike tour, or snowshoe tour from local winter tour… Read More
Many of you have asked for a regular info source with all the daily grooming for cross-country trails and fat biking around Jackson Hole and Teton Valley. Thanks to support from the JH Travel & Tourism Board, The Jackson Hole Nordic Alliance now offers a daily email with all the latest grooming, events and programs. Check out a sample Daily Trails Report below. Sign-up on the Home Page. And as always, your feedback is most welcome!! Stay… Read More