GMN Race Series Standings

RACE SERIES DOWN TO FINAL RACE Four races of the 5-Race Grand Mesa Nordic Race Series are in the books. The Series wraps up with the Mesa Meltdown 20K on March 11. Several things to remember: Only the Meltdown 20K counts for points, not the 5K The Series total for each racer will be the sum of their best 4...

US Forest Service Extends Comment Period on Dog Use to March 20th

The Forest Service has posted requests for comments on dog restrictions on GMNC trails. At present, we cannot operate Skyway Trails as “dog free” as there are no formal restrictions on use. Your Board of Directors will be discussing their response and recommendations at their next meeting at Bill Heddles Rec. Center in Delta 2/7 starting at 6:30 p.m. Our...

Technique Tune-Up Social Friday 2/10

Tune up your classic or skate technique and then enjoy hot drinks, mingling and treats in the Skyway warming hut.  All ability levels welcome. 11:45-1:15. Learn more and register here.…

Adult and Youth Races at Skyway Sunday 1/29

Join the Grand Mesa Classic 10K race on Sunday, 1/29 at 11 a.m. at Skyway. Learn more here. Bring the kids for youth races on Sunday 1/29 at 11 a.m. Come join the fun with various distances from 2-5K, including a non-competitive kids’ obstacle course.  Races are free!  Learn more...

Intro to Cross Country Skiing Class at REI Wed. 1/25

GMNC will introduce participants to all aspects of cross country skiing – also known as Nordic skiing. We’ll cover the history of Nordic skiing, the different types of Nordic skiing and the basic skills required. We’ll also review the type of equipment used for Nordic skiing and offer tips for clothing and accessories. Maps will be handed out with information...

ATTENTION DOG LOVERS

IT IS A MISCONCEPTION THAT ALL DOGS CAN WITHSTAND COLD TEMPERATURES BECAUSE THEY HAVE FUR! Know the signs of  FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA. Exposure to extreme wind and cold for extended periods of time can cause damage and death to the tissue of a dogs extremities (tips of ears, tail and foot pads) commonly known as FROSTBITE. If your dog shows...

Special Offer for County Line Ski Tour

Register now for GMNC’s January 28 Group Ski Tour at County Line co-sponsored by REI. SPECIAL OFFER! The registration fee AND rental equipment for the first 30 skiers to sign up will be FREE, courtesy of REI. REI is also providing hot beverages, s’mores and free giveaways after skiing. For more information, click...

PB Ride Raffle Winner

Annika Linstid, daughter of GMNC members Ben and Malinda Linstid, enjoyed a ride in the new Pisten Bully 400 on at the celebration at Skyway on December 31st.…

2016-2017 Junior Race Team Registering Now!

The Grand Mesa Nordic Junior Race Team program is for our young and aspiring athletes that ski on the Grand Mesa. The team is currently accepting athletes from 8—17 years old. The Junior race team offers young skiers that are interested in racing an opportunity to work frequently with a coach on improving the technique and developing fitness for...