Cross Country Ski in Grand County, Colorado

More Ks, More Days • Ski Early, Ski Late • Endless Trails • Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe • Close to Denver

Grand Nordic’s mission is to promote All Things Nordic in Grand County, Colorado. Bringing together resources in this website, Grand Nordic has compiled all the county has to offer, including World Class Nordic areas, ranches offering groomed Nordic skiing (also called Cross Country Skiing), recreation districts and town recreation departments offering kids lessons, NSCD offering both adaptive and adaptive competitive programs, Colorado Biathlon training and competition, School teams in Middle School and High School, Competition programs for all ages, free skiing in the Center of town and free trails connecting towns for miles across the county or on golf courses. 

Now Hiring at Snow Mountain Ranch

Now Hiring at Snow Mountain Ranch

Snow Mountain Ranch is hiring Nordic staff positions! Search job openings and apply today. Contact Mary Ann Degginger for more info at mdegginger@ymcarockies.org or (970) 887-2152 x4130. Nordic Staff: Must LOVE the snow! Job duties include: rent and sell ski...

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Summer Biathlon Training at Snow Mountain Ranch

Summer Biathlon Training at Snow Mountain Ranch

The biathlon range at Snow Mountain Ranch is now available for summer training use. As has been the case for the last several years, access to the range is via Just Ranch - the Nordic Center/CCO parking area is off limits. See the maps below for parking and route...

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National Biathlon Team Member visits Snow Mountain Ranch!

National Biathlon Team Member visits Snow Mountain Ranch!

The CBC is excited to announce that Chloe Levins, U.S. National Biathlon Team member, will be coming to Snow Mountain Ranch the weekend of August 19-21 for an interactive biathlon clinic as well as individual one on one instruction! Chloe brings a wealth of knowledge...

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Nordic Centers

Grand County is a cross country skiing mecca with 3 Nordic Centers with pristine groomed trails, rentals, lessons, & gear.

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Free Trails

Enjoy free access to groomed or packed trails, maintained by towns, recreation districts, local trail organizations and clubs.

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Ranches

Relax when you book your lodging at the same place that you can enjoy cross country skiing on beautifully groomed trails.

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Backcountry Trails

For those who enjoy breaking trail in the peaceful quiet of the snowy forest, Grand County has miles and miles of trails to offer.

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Current COVID-19 Information

Nordic skiing remains one of the safest outlets available for both individuals and families. With the COVID-19 pandemic, things are constantly changing and adapting to meet current conditions and best safety practices. Please be sure to check individual Nordic Centers and businesses as well as our local local and state government websites for current information, restrictions and resources:

Local Information from Grand County: www.co.grand.co.us/COVID19

State-wide Information for Colorado: covid19.colorado.gov

Events

Competitive Programs

School Programs

Adaptive Program

Ranch 2 Ranch Nordic Ski Trek

Summer Events

Summer Conditioning Events 2022

There’s weekly roller skiing gatherings at the Fraser Rec Center, Western Region Biathlon Junior Camp with Casper Mountain Biathlon Club, Nordic Summer Training with Winter Park Comp Center and more!