GMNC is a volunteer, nonprofit organization of people who love to participate in Nordic sports on the Grand Mesa in Western Colorado. We are dedicated to promoting fun, safe, diversified skiing experiences for skiers of all ages, abilities, and interests.

Grooming Update

Next grooming is scheduled for Sunday morning, November 23rd. The plan is to groom Scales Lake Road and the flat section of Arroyo. read more

Glider Fall Camp and Adult Fall Clinics Cancelled!

Due to adverse weather conditions GMNC is canceling the Gliders Fall Camp and Adult Fall Clinics scheduled for today. The clinics are rescheduled for the same time(s) next Sunday, Nov. 30. If you were confirmed for today’s clinics, you’ll automatically... read more

Support GMNC on Colorado Gives Day!

For the fifth consecutive year, Community First Foundation and FirstBank are partnering to present Colorado Gives Day. All Coloradans are encouraged to join the statewide movement on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, by supporting their favorite causes online through... read more

Capital Equipment Reserve Fund Progress

  • Our Goal of $230k by January 1, 2018 100%
  • $25k set aside by GMNC in fall 2014 11%


Science Enrichment Programs on the Grand Mesa

This video captures sixth grade students engaged in winter ecology activities on the Grand Mesa National Forest. Students are learning to cross country ski, and learning about snow science, snow water content, winter and avalanche safety and animal winter survival adaptations.

Live cam stream from PowderHorn.com. Image refreshes upon page load.

Upcoming Events

  1. Grand Mesa Gliders Fall Camp

    November 30 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
  2. GMNC Adult Fall Ski Clinics

    November 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
  3. WinterStart

    December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  4. Colorado Gives Day- Give Where You Live!

    December 9
  5. Colorado Mesa Sprints

    January 3, 2015

We’d love to hear from you about the ski and trail conditions on the Grand Mesa. How was the snow? What are the grooming conditions like? Are there tree limbs on the trails? Have picture to share?

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Ward area update, Nov. 23

From member, Art Trevena: Joyce Tanihara and I (with our Dog, Joey) skied the Arch Slough Trail in the upper Ward area for about an hour after noon on Nov. 23, 2014. There was about 1.5 ft of new snow in the upper Ward area with more falling as we skied. Earlier, we...


From member, Kim Roberts: Thanks to everyone that has made the skating so fabulous at Skyway. With the minimal amount of snow, you sure have worked a miracle!

facebook_circle_color-512-e1415212118510Need a Ride? Lost an item on the Mesa? Have some skis for sale?

Check out the GMNC Carpool Board. Fill out our Lost & Found or For Sale or Trade forms, and your items will be posted to the site on the
Lost & Found Page and the Sell or Trade Page.

You can also post these items to our Facebook page!