Author Archives: Patrick

Get Local: Riding (and Building) the new Skyline Trail with Andrew Whiteford

The Skyline Trail is the latest (and maybe soon to be greatest?) piece of trail in Jackson Hole’s extensive Cache Creek trail network.  Though not yet complete, the Skyline Trail will run 6.31 miles along the Skyline ridge, connecting the top of the Ferrin’s trail to the Cache-Game Divide, offering up incredible views in all […]

Australia Day in Jackson Hole | 2015

Jackson Hole enjoys many visitors from Australia each year, with a large percentage of Aussies coming in January in line with their holiday schedules. Australia Day is celebrated annually on January 26th and to get in on the fun, we decided to celebrate Australia Day with our Aussie friends yesterday at Nick Wilson’s.

Temperature Inversions in Jackson Hole | “Go Up to Warm Up”

Temperature inversions in Jackson Hole are a weather phenomenon that all skiers and riders should be aware of. On winter days with temperature inversions in Jackson Hole, temperatures on the upper mountain can be 30-40 degrees warmer than at the valley floor. Read on to make sure you’re in the know on temperature inversions, which […]

Handcrafted Snowboards with Franco Snowshapes | Jackson Hole 50th Anniversary Special Edition

For some snowboarding is a hobby. For a local Jackson Hole snowboard icon like Mikey Franco it’s a way of life. In the last thirty years Mikey has traveled the globe on a snowboard, teaching and guiding across the peaks of Jackson Hole to Japan. His JHMR career began during the winter of 1990/91 as […]

Fly to Jackson Hole from Australia

It’s never been easier to get to Jackson Hole from Australia! With new non-stop flights on American Airlines (Qantas partner) from Los Angeles to Jackson Hole, there are now six different one-stop routes from Australia to Jackson Hole for Winter 2015-16. The flight map below outlines one-stop options from Sydney and Melbourne. Jackson Hole Airport […]

Come See Jackson Hole in Australia!

Jackson Hole is proud to have a strong contingent of skiers and snowboarders visit us from Australia every year and we will be visiting our friends in Australia during the month of May. We’d love for you to come say hello and chat about skiing and riding with you. We celebrated Australia Day in a […]

March Brings Fresh Snow in Jackson Hole

After picking up 5″ of snow on Saturday, today’s 5″ refresh brought us some great turns in Jackson Hole. The report was 5″ at 6AM, but it continued to snow heavily in the morning and we picked up a few additional inches since. The second run of the day was one we will be remembering […]