Friends of Pathways: Utilizing Pathways to Promote Healthy & Responsible Recreation and Contribute Conservation Advocacy in Jackson Hole

Chris Owen gets into to the data & history of fat biking grooming in Jackson Hole

Bridger Teton US National Forest, Fat Biking, Featured, Grooming, News, Profiles

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, founder/owner of Teton Mountain Bike Tours, on fat biking, human-powered grooming, and giving back

Ever wondered about the origins of grooming for fat biking in Jackson?

Demos, Gear & Clinics, Fat Biking, Featured, Grand Teton National Park, News, Profiles, Tours

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 in Jackson Hole & Teton Valley – 2020-21 season

Everything you need to know about Fat Biking this winter, including gear recommendations and responsible recreation.

Best of Jackson Hole Trails, Fat Biking, Tours

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

Winter Operations & Grooming Plans 2020-21 for Jackson Hole & Teton Valley Nordic & Fat Biking Trails

We spoke with each of the Nordic ski and multi-use winter trail operators and groomers about their upcoming winter outlook.

Grooming, News

We are grateful to each of the public lands agencies, Trails and Pathways local agencies, non-profits, and Nordic centers for providing their operational plans and their efforts toward keeping this winter safe and healthy. These past few months have seen unprecedented changes to our ways of life. Getting outside and staying active has provided refuge for many of us in the community. We ask that you respect community guidelines: wear a mask, stay outdoors and… Read More