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Firkin’ Fundraiser – Monday at 5pm

FIRKIN FUNDRAISER: GRAND MESA NORDIC COUNCIL Join the fun at Kannah Creek Brewery on Monday Night, Dec. 2nd at 5pm. A Firkin' Beer will be tapped. tapped at 5 p.m. at the 12th and Orchard location. A firkin is a unit of measure and also the size of a particular kind...

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How to Cross Country Ski: A Beginner’s Guide

It’s fun and easy to learn how to cross country ski. See how a ski works, learn about the different equipment for cross country skiing, and see how to put on your boots and skis. In this Beginner’s Guide to Cross Country Skiing video, get simple tips from cross...

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Now is a great time to reserve your ski lesson

With a winter storm heading our way, now it's the best time to reserve your cross-country ski lesson and have your pick of a date. Our trails should be ready by this weekend. You can try to teach yourself or learn from a friend. But you will learn faster, have more...

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Winter Storm Warning!

Friday morning November 20-22, 10-16 inches of snow accumulation is forecast for the Grand Mesa above 8500 feet. More is possible on Friday, and again early next week. Wax those skis, organize your ski gear, the season is starting! Check out the latest NWS forecast...

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Your Weather Forecast

Here's your planning forecast from a retired National Weather Service guy: Expect some snow on Grand Mesa on Saturday, perhaps 1-3" by Sunday morning. Then dry through Wednesday with a change of pattern to more snowy starting Thursday. We might be grooming and skiing...

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New! Advanced Level Ski Clinic Series

Step up your game with Dave Aschwanden, the Head Coach of Colorado Mesa University (CMU) Nordic Team, Gwynn Barrows, Assistant Coach, and CMU Nordic Team veterans. This clinic series includes 3 full days of on-snow instruction for advanced cross-country ski technique...

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Need More Snow for Grooming

Snow at County Line on Grand Mesa is accumulating. We need another foot or more to start grooming. Officially GMNC trails open on November 15, weather and snow dependent. Check back here or on our Facebook page for updates.

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The Hut Has a New Location!

This summer the hut was moved to a new location at the edge of Lion's Trail at Skyway (set back from the parking lot and kiosk). This allows for CDOT to plow out the parking lot completely, store snow and maintain the parking lot capacity. GMNC thanks Bob Major (aka...

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Final Grooming April 7

We wish it would never end, but..... GMNC's final grooming of the season is scheduled for April 7. Many thanks to our loyal members and supporters for their generous support, and to Mother Nature for the fabulous snow! It has been a long and excellent season. Have a...

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