Curtis Canyon Cross Country Skiing
The 19th most popular XC Ski in Wyoming.
Friday 19 August 2016 03:10 GMT
Starting northeast of Jackson in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, the Curtis Canyon route leads seven miles up to the Ski Cabin, which is typically a two day out & back. From the starting point, the cross country ski trail ascends a ridgeline east towards Jackson Peak and cuts across steep remote slopes with high avalanche danger. It continues through dense woods around the east side of Goodwin Lake. The Ski Cabin is at the base of Jackson Peak. The starting point is 4 miles northeast of Jackson on Elk Refuge Road at the Twin Creek Ranch gate. Get a map and permit from the National Elk Refuge in town.
Overall, Curtis Canyon is the 19th most popular cross country ski area of all 26 Nordic ski destinations in Wyoming. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Curtis Canyon including Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, Jenny Lake Loop, Signal Mountain, Shadow Mountain, Mt. Washington Valley and Jackson Hole Nordic CenterCache Creek Canyon.