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. 

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...

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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...

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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...

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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!