Grand Nordic Corner – April 15, 2022

Grand Nordic Corner – April 15, 2022

At the end of a slow-starting season, followed by a quick pounding two weeks of snowpack catchup, the usual up and down on temperatures, and reasonable snow totals, I am tired and ready for a break.  I have skied a lot this season trying to catch up after my back...
BC Report – April 2, 2022

BC Report – April 2, 2022

I’m beginning to think of wind as a four letter word. The furious winds of this past week have put a sudden end to grooming at Snow Mountain Ranch for this season due to downed trees and forest litter scattered over the trails. Devil’s Thumb is holding out with...
Boulder Rifle Club Biathlon Program 2022 Invitation

Boulder Rifle Club Biathlon Program 2022 Invitation

The Boulder Rifle Club Biathlon shooting program is about to begin the 4th year of the program. The goal is to provide interested participants an opportunity to develop and improve their biathlon shooting skills between April and September. While a primary focus...
Grand Nordic Corner – March 31, 2022

Grand Nordic Corner – March 31, 2022

Jeff Russell is right about Crust skiing.  The Colorado weather can be fickle and this season has been that so far.  Charlie and I have had a couple days of good crust skiing after several sunny days somewhat melted or congealed the surface and, combined with several...
BC Report – March 23, 2022

BC Report – March 23, 2022

Glorious spring days are here! The famous Colorado Blue Bird Days have come back after a cold, but perhaps mercifully short, winter… at least for a little while. Springtime in the Rockies can be fickle and I don’t want to jinx it… even though a town with a name like...
Grand Nordic Corner – March 9, 2022

Grand Nordic Corner – March 9, 2022

Our schools in Grand Country are the training grounds for our athletes of tomorrow.  With the predominance of winter weather, great mountainous terrain and therefore excellent availability of winter sports, Grand Nordic tries to introduce our youngsters to an outdoor...
SMR Stampede Needs Volunteers!

SMR Stampede Needs Volunteers!

Snow Mountain Ranch Stampede is looking for volunteers to help from March 12-13, 2022 at Snow Mountain Ranch Nordic Center. Contact is Cheryl Allen at gcallen@me.com for details. The 39th annual Snow Mountain Ranch Stampede is a Freestyle event on March 12th and a...
BC Report – February 23, 2022

BC Report – February 23, 2022

As February draws to a close, we can sense hints of March in the warming air, the lengthening days, and the crisp crunch underfoot. Winter, up through the main winter months, has been mostly kind, if not generous. There have been no large storms to bury us in feet of...
Nordic News – February 17, 2022

Nordic News – February 17, 2022

Last year it was a pandemic, it was a frantic windstorm, and it was a two-day format for the first time!  This year Saturday was a bluebird day with some fresh powder and Sunday, some even thought was a t-shirt day! Grand Nordic’s 9th Annual Ranch2Ranch Nordic Trek in...
BC Report for Early February

BC Report for Early February

The Headwaters Trails Alliance has been busy grooming community trails on a rotating schedule. As of February 10, grooming most recently was done on the Lunch loops and Fraser River Trail from county road 8 to Rendezvous, Givelo and Northwest passage. The Fraser River...