Our summer hiking season has begun and we are getting creative in finding dry trails to explore. So far, spring 2023 continues the trend of cold, wet weather. This past winter ended as the longest, coldest, and snowiest on record. Snow continues to dominate the landscape except for our green valley beneath the mountains. Animals have been slow to move … [Read more...] about May Nature News —Summer Hiking Season has Begun in the Tetons!
Old Man Winter has his grip on Jackson Hole as we reach the middle of the season. Recent storms produced lots of fresh powder to play in and the few sunny days brought frigid Arctic air from the north with highs in the single digits. This is great news for snow enthusiasts, but when it’s this cold and snowy outside, you can’t help but consider the … [Read more...] about February Nature News — Old Man Winter has his grip on Jackson Hole
Old Man Winter has arrived and winter recreation is now in full swing! November delivered average snowfall and below average temperatures but the snow has continued to fly bringing current snowfall to above average for this time of year. Snow King, Jackson Hole and Grand Targhee resorts are all open for the winter 2022-23 season offering lots of skiable … [Read more...] about December Nature News: Old Man Winter has Arrived
Local — Three Feet Deep January's short, dark days were met with all types of weather this year. Snowfall in town was below average, with only six inches reported until the end of the month when a large weather event dumped over three feet of snow in the Tetons. January storms are typically cold, delivering lots of dry, soft powder snow. This storm lived … [Read more...] about February Nature News: Over three feet of snow graces the Tetons; Ogala Sioux oppose new oil and natural gas wells
March was stormy and brought winter to all elevations. As the month began, snow fell to the valley floor which was the first time it was truly white. The landscape changed and March felt like January. Temperatures were different but storms and wind dominated much of the month and winter storm advisories were common. The white landscape allowed access to … [Read more...] about March Nature News: Jackson Hole blanketed with snow, Grizzly Bear tracks on March 6