GMNC is a member-supported, 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

Regularly scheduled grooming has ended for the 2015/2016 Nordic season! Thanks to our fabulous grooming team – Kenton, Kevin, and Matt and our Director of Operations, Winslow Robertson. Grooming will resume November of 2016. Have a great summer!… read more

GMNC Awarded $6000 REI Stewardship Grant

On Thursday, May 12th, GMNC was awarded a $6000 REI Stewardship Grant for grooming and trail maintenance at Skyway, County Line and Ward Trail Systems on the Grand Mesa! From Sonja M. Moe, Outdoor Programs & Outreach Market Coordinator REI … read more

Hut Crew Volunteers Needed April 30th!

RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER! GMNC in need of volunteers rescheduled for May 13th to help with “Stage One” of the Skyway Warming Hut takedown. We will be pulling the stove, loading benches, and pulling off the skin. All of it... read more

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 while learning about snow science, snow water content, winter and avalanche safety, and animal winter survival adaptations.

Capital Equipment Reserve Fund Progress

  • $30,394 as of December 7th, 2015  13.2%
  • Our Goal of $230k by January 1, 2018 100%


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 a photo to share?

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Spring Skiing

With 2-3′ of snow still on top of the Mesa, crust skiing is still fairly good early in the mornings.…

Lower Ward, May 7, 2016

Lower Ward Trail is still very ski-able with 2 to 3 ft of coverage and more snow in the forecast. Rocks are well covered, excepting on the steeper S- an W-facing, off-trail hills. Photo shows Joyce and canine friend, Joey, …

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!