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 cross country skiing experiences for skiers of all ages and abilities.

Grooming Report

All trails were groomed today at Skyway, County Line and Ward, with the exception of the Summit Trail.  A light squall blew through during grooming this morning that left approximately 1" of snow on a few trails.  Next grooming will be Sunday morning.

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The Regional Regional Forester’s Honor Awards are presented annually to USFS employees and partners and are considered the Rocky Mountain Region’s highest honor. Brian Ferebee, USFS Regional Forester, chose the Nordic Trailhead Rehabilitation Project as this year’s...

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Meltdown Race Course and Series Points

Here are the Mesa Meltdown courses (simultaneous mass start 10 AM adjacent to Skyway parking lot): 5K: Scales/Lions counterclockwise to Sunset and finish 20K: Two identical loops; Scales/Lions counterclockwise to right onto Vista Ridge, left onto Vista Valley, right...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Mesa Meltdown Race

    March 18 @ 10:00 am


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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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Ward, 10March2018

Ward trail is now nicely groomed from top to bottom. Aspens, conifer stands, and open meadows make this a very interesting route for both skiing and snowshoeing. Photo from around noon on 10March2018.

Skyway – Thursday, 3/8/18

Another bluebird day at Skyway. Vista Loop was double-tracked and conditions were superb! (Photo by David L.; submitted by Donna K.)