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

Grooming has ended for the 2014/15 season but will resume as soon as the snow starts flying – usually by mid November. Stay tuned! read more

Jean Thomas Lambert Foundation Trail Grant Update

The Jean Thomas Lambert Foundation grant awarded at the end of last year allowed GMNC  to contract with USFS personnel (those that were still around from fighting fires on the west coast) and mount a leased rock-hammer on their John Deere skid-steer to break up large... read more

2015 NPLD a Success!!

Thank you to the almost 60 volunteers who joined us for Nordic trail maintenance on the Grand Mesa on National Public Lands Day last Saturday! We began raising the Skyway Warming Hut, removed downed trees and debris, re-marked the snowshoe trail at Skyway, and... read more

Capital Equipment Reserve Fund Progress

  • $29,055 as of March 4th, 2015  12.6%
  • 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. GMNC Board of Directors Meeting

    October 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Kannah Creek Brewing Company Firkin GMNC Fundraiser!

    November 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Powderhorn Ski Patrol Bike Swap

    November 6 @ 9:45 am - November 7 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Kids Pasta Project GMNC Fundraiser!

    November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Community First Foundation – Colorado Gives Day

    December 8

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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May 25th Ski Report

From Lew Kirkegaard: In case you were wondering if winter is over, it’s not. At the beginning of April the snow measuring site by Skyway read less than 3 feet. It now reads 4. It was a failed attempt to crust ski as my poles didn’t reach crust for about 2...

County Line – May 25, 2015

From Art Trevena: About 10 inches of dense, new snow at County Line this morning, Memorial Day, May 25, 2015. The 44 inch total snow depth reported this a.m. from the Skyway Snow Gauge is likely accurate, based on depths of “tree holes” at County Line. It...

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!