Skinny Skis 22nd Annual Avalanche Night -Virtual

Refresh your knowledge of safe travel in avalanche terrain and get a jumpstart on understanding local snowpack. This year’s keynote speaker is Doug Chabot, Director, Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center, Bozeman MT. Doug will be speaking on “making tracks and avoid death -Differing avalanche strategies for the Northern Rockies and Afghanistan”. Huge online silent auction with thousands of $$ of prizes will be launched on Nov 19th -stay tuned to Skinny Skis, Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center,… Read More

Grand Teton National Park Foundation – Supporter of the most picturesque Nordic groomed trail in Jackson Hole and so much more!

GTNPF's Maddy Johnson shares the inside story

Featured, Grand Teton National Park, Grooming, Skate Skiing, Snow-shoeing

Grand Teton National Park Foundation (GTNPF) is the private fundraising partner for Grand Teton National Park. It was established in 1997 by a few Jackson Hole locals who thought the park needed a new visitor center. Without enough federal funding for the project, they decided to start a foundation to raise money. Ten years later, the new visitor’s center opened with funding from the GTNPF. 5 years later, GTNPF began funding Nordic grooming on the… Read More

Best Skate Skiing Trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley

From easy to challenging, Skate ski groomed trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley. Also, Grand Teton National Park offer variety from big Teton views to winding forest trails.

Best of Jackson Hole Trails, Grand Teton National Park, Skate Skiing

From easy to challenging, the Best Skate skiing trails in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley Click on the trail name to open up a GPS trail map, elevation profile, full trail description, how to get to the trailhead, and more.. Skate Skiing in Jackson Hole Explore skate skiing groomed trails in Jackson Hole with beautiful pinstripped snow with wide open spaces for those skate skis. Teton Pines Nordic Center 10 miles of flat, wide-open ski… Read More

Jackson Hole Nordic Recreational Masters Clinic

Last Skate Ski clinic for 2019 – Thurs. Feb 28th The final JH Nordic Recreational Masters Clinic will be held on Thursday, Feb 28th – 11a-12:30p at Teton Pines Nordic Center, with a focus this week on Skate Ski Tips, Technique and Fun. Hosted by the JH Ski Club, with Master racer/coach Scott Horn. This is the 6th Nordic Master Rec clinic of the 2019 winter season, and is open to all skiers (above beginner… Read More

Pre-Winter Season in Jackson Hole -happenings with Wildlife & Nature

Cathy Shill from JH Nordic Alliance partner, Hole Hiking Experience, shared her observations of nature, and its beautiful evolution from fall into winter: October and early November offer perfect temperatures, blue skies, bit of moisture, frosty morning and wildlife sightings.  Fall is an ideal time to look for animals. Moose are often seen along waterways. Elk graze in the meadows. Bison enjoy sage flats. Some bird migrate south , some gather seeds to prepare for… Read More