I think autumn is my favorite time of year in Jackson Hole. The weather can be spectacular and the shaded areas whisper winter with a chill in the air. Snow begins to fall in the high country but you can still access most hikes since it has yet to accumulate. Hiking is more comfortable with cooler temps and no bugs. The aspen and cottonwood trees are turning … [Read more...] about October Nature News: The Wonders of Autumn in Jackson Hole
Summertime can be a bit overwhelming in the Tetons these days, with traffic and parking delays, but the blue skies, sunshine, wildflowers, and warm temperatures are a joyous treat. These long summer days offer endless recreational opportunities for locals and visitors alike. The mountains continue to deliver their majestic beauty, fields of wildflowers, and … [Read more...] about August Nature News: Summertime Adventures in Jackson Hole
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