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

Touch-up on the skate lanes is scheduled for Skyway and County Line TODAY starting at 7:00 am. Our groomer, Kevin, tried to touch-up the Ward Trail yesterday but reported much of it was torn up by snowmobiles and was difficult to groom. We will most likely have to... read more


SKYWAY, JAN. 24, 2015 Skating was the name of the game on the fast, hard-packed undulating course of the Skyway Skuffle 10K. Conditions were ripe for fast times although talent and training might have had a bit to do with it, too. Barkley Robinson turned in a smoking... read more

ProBar Offers GMNC Discount

Our Grand Mesa Nordic Race Series sponsor ProBar is offering GMNC a 20% discount off entire order through 2/28/2015. Just enter the code: PROBAR20GMNC. Thanks... read more

Capital Equipment Reserve Fund Progress

  • $28,485 as of January 12, 2015  12.4%
  • Our Goal of $230k by January 1, 2018 100%


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.

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

Upcoming Events

  1. Grand Mesa Gliders Youth Ski Program

    January 10 @ 10:30 am - February 7 @ 12:00 pm
  2. GMNC Skate Ski Clinic Series

    January 17 @ 10:30 am - January 31 @ 12:00 pm
  3. Waxing Clinic

    January 31 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  4. GMNC Women’s Ski Clinic Series

    February 6 @ 12:30 pm - February 27 @ 2:00 pm

    March 7

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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Jan 27th at County Line

From board member, Lew Kirkegaard: Very hard pack to icy. Warm and very fast and potentially scary on the downhills. Hoping for a fresh groom to break up the glazing.

Skate Skiing on Ward

From board President, Dave Knutson: Christie Aschwanden was right, skate skiing Ward is a blast. It’s a great workout up to the road as it climbs almost 800 feet, then you put on your big boy (or big girl) pants for the downhill. It’s fast and requires...

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!