Grand Nordic Corner – April 15, 2021

As Winter gives way to Spring, we need to thank Mother Nature for what moisture she has given us.  We need even more moisture to fill our rivers and reservoirs so please pray for those small occasional storms that, at our altitude, will probably come as snow that...

Grand Nordic Corner – April 2, 2021

The Gods have blessed us with good spring snow conditions this year.  In March, they opened the skies to bestow a beautiful white blessing.  All that white stuff becomes the water in our wells and rivers later this year.  That blessing also means our trails are...

Grand Nordic Corner – April 1, 2021

Whee! I was gliding almost effortlessly across the top of the snow down a gentle hill in the meadow below our house with the dog chasing at my heels!  Who needs trails?  I love this time of year – Crust skiing is here… March was one of the snowiest on record, leading...

Grand Nordic Corner – March 18, 2021

The last year has been crazy with Covid19 fears, restrictions, and losses. People have been couped up at home, unable to go to work even if their work stayed open. Schools learned to cope with kids and teachers forced to work from home and sometimes in-person classes....

Grand Nordic Corner – March 5, 2021

Races, particularly HS State Championships or marathons are always a challenge.  You work and train and compete all winter and it comes down to the final show.  What’s the temperature?  Are my skis waxed right?  Do I have a plan – go out slower and come in with a...