Shadow Mountain Cross Country Skiing
The 4th most popular XC Ski in Wyoming.
Wednesday 3 August 2016 03:10 GMT
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. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Shadow Mountain including Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, Jenny Lake Loop, Signal Mountain, Mt. Washington Valley, Jackson Hole Nordic Center and Cache Creek CanyonCurtis Canyon.