Northeast of Jackson in the Grand Teton National Park, the 7 mile out and back 1500 feet up Shadow Mountain is a classic Teton backcountry tour. This gentle climb has great views of the Tetons across the valley. To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead from Jackson, head north on SR191 to Gros Ventre Junction. Turn right and drive through Kelly and continue for 5 miles to the end of the plowed road.
Overall, Shadow Mountain is the 4th most popular cross country ski area of all 26 Nordic ski destinations in Wyoming.