If you haven’t tried cross-country (nordic) skiing while in Jackson Hole you are missing out. Jackson has a wide variety of trails that wind throughout the valley. Whether you want to glide beneath the Tetons in Grand Teton National Park or you only have enough time for a quick spin around the high school trail you will not be disappointed. If you are new to the sport or haven’t skied in awhile and need some pointers here is a list of upcoming classes that will help get you out on the trails.
- Senior’s Classic and Skate Ski Workshop – February 9 1:30-3pm at May Park in Jackson – Cost is $12/person
Join our Nordic Ambassadors Don and Gwenn Wadsworth to learn XC skills with other seniors. Cross country skiing is a great low impact way to get out doors in the winter. The May Park track is situated a block from the Senior Center and groomed weekly!
- Skate into Spring Workshop Spanish/English Integrated Class – February 27 9:30-12 – $35/person
Skate instruction in English and with Spanish Interpreters. All skill levels welcome. Join members of our community for a workshop in skate skiing just in time for the sunny weather!
- Nordic Ambassador Program
Free nordic insctruction offered at Stilson from 10am – 2pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Skinny Skis in Jackson is offering discounts on rental equipment for participants in these programs. Please make sure to mention this discount when you make your reservation for rental equipment.
In addition to these classes the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort offers cross-country ski tours through Grand Teton National Park. It is hard to imagine a better way to see the park than on a guided cross-country tour that takes you along the base of the Tetons. Please call the Mountain Sports School sales desk for more information at 307-739-2779