Ski and Snowshoe Trails

The high elevation of GMNC's Nordic areas provide for one of the longest ski seasons in the U.S. The groomed ski trails run through the wilderness of Grand Mesa National Forest at three locations: Skyway, County Line and Ward.

Grooming Report
Find out which trails at Skyway, County Line or Ward were groomed and when. Grooming by Pisten Bully 400 at Skyway and County line, and with a snowmobile at Ward Nordic area.
Skyway, County Line and Ward Cross Country Ski Trails
A total of 50 kilometers of ski trails groomed for skate a classic styles as well marked and signed trails for ski touring.
Snowshoe Trail at Skyway
The Skyway snowshoe trail is about 4 kilometer long, with shorter loops possible by going out or returning on Sunset trail.
Warming Hut at Skyway
GMNC warming hut at Skyway provides relief from weather and social space. The hut is a cozy, woodstove-heated shelter for skiers to gather before and after skiing.
Weather and Road Conditions
Ski trails on Grand Mesa are at 10,000 feet. The weather can change quickly. Check the weather and road conditions before going skiing.
Trail Rules and Safety
Trail user guidelines help minimize user conflicts, reduce grooming costs, and ensure a safe winter recreation experience for our all trail users.