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...
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...
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...
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...
Ranch2Ranch is this Weekend!

Ranch2Ranch is this Weekend!

It feels like we are in the depths of winter, and since it’s late arrival, winter has proven to be steadfast and true to stereotypical seasonal expectations. We have not seen any large accumulations of snow, but consistently cold temperatures and occasional small...
Grand Nordic Corner – February 4, 2022

Grand Nordic Corner – February 4, 2022

We did it last year in the middle of a pandemic!  Grand Nordic’s 8th Annual Ranch2Ranch Nordic Trek in 2021 was definitely as safe as it could be. Participants were spread out in half hour slots both days.  Sending those people out into the wind and driving snow...