Grand Nordic Corner

Grand Nordic Corner

Nature keeps teasing us!  Two inches one day, three the next, then a sunny or windy day!  But it is all starting to pile up.  Some areas around Winter Park and Fraser already have skiable trails, just don’t break out your good skis yet!  The higher...
Grand Nordic Corner, Oct 6, 2022

Grand Nordic Corner, Oct 6, 2022

It’s that time of year again and, right on schedule, the snow has started landing on the high peaks! Sadly it as been melting quickly but the hardcore might soon find enough of the white stuff in high country to do a little sliding on their older rock skis. ...
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...
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...