Nordic Events in Grand County, Colorado

Winter Park, Fraser, Tabernash, Granby, Grand Lake, Hot Sulphur Springs, & Kremmling, CO

FREE Kids Friday Lessons • Jan 7 – Feb 25, 2022

FREE kids Nordic ski lessons on Fridays from January 7th thru February 25th, 2022 at YMCA of the Rockies, Snow Mountain Ranch Nordic Center. The Kids Nordic Ski Program offers ski instruction for beginners and more accomplished skiers ages 5-10, skiing games, winter nature activities, and ends with a Nordic Ski Festival and prizes for all. Lesson starts at 1pm. No lesson on January 21st & February 18th. Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Please arrive 30-45 minutes prior to lessons to get equipment and trail pass which are provided for the duration of the lesson. Classic, skate and never-ever lessons are available with a maximum of 30 students total. Parents are encouraged to help and will receive trail pass and equipment for the duration of the lesson if helping. Masks and social distancing are required. If feeling sick, please stay home!  All events pending current Covid restrictions.
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SMR Classic • January 15, 2022

Come and experience the scenic beauty and challenging trails of Snow Mountain Ranch in this early season classic-only event. Challenge yourself to the single lap 7.5K course, or double your enjoyment and ski two laps on the 15K course. Click here for the race course (highlighted on trail map). Ready to sign-up for the race? Click here to register >>
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January 16, 2022

FIS World Snow Days sponsored by WPCC at SMR.
Click here for details on the WP Comp Center Nordic Program 

January 21-23, 2022

Rocky Mountain Nordic JNQ Races at SMR.
Click here for details on the WP Comp Center Nordic Program 

Ranch2Ranch XC Ski Trek • February 12-13, 2022

Cross Country Ski Trek starting at Snow Mountain Ranch to Granby Ranch via Fraser to Granby Trail. A fundraiser for youth XC skiing in Grand County. Parking at Oregon Lot at Granby Ranch with bus to Snow Mountain Ranch at 8:30 am and 9:30 am. Ski 12 km one way or ski over & back 24 km round-trip. One-way skiers park at Oregon lot at Granby Ranch to take the bus or shuttle with friends/family, and round-trip skiers park at Snow Mountain Ranch. Wear masks on the bus and in indoor or confined areas. Two aid stations en route and medical personnel on course. Groomed for classic, skate and snowshoe. Registration fee discounted for Grand Nordic Members (Non-members pay regular fees). Start times spaced out between 9-11am in half-hour waves.
Members $30 / Non-members $35 / add $5 Friday, Feb 11th.
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SMR Stampede • March 12 & 13, 2022

The Snow Mountian Ranch Stampede races will run on a two Lap Course at Snow Mountain Ranch. March 12th is a FREESTYLE RACE: 10K, 25K, 50K. March 13th is a CLASSIC RACE: 10K, 25K, 50K. Click here to register >>
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April 9, 2022

Tom’ Terrific Nordic Days at Winter Park Resort
Click here for details on the WP Comp Center Nordic Program 

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Current COVID-19 Info & Restrictions
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Due to the continued effects of COVID-19, events may look different this season. Events may be cancelled or limited to a small number of participants. Nordic Centers will be open for skiing but may not hold their large events so be sure to check their individual websites for details. Stay tuned for information as it becomes available and signup your email for updates from Grand Nordic.

Winter Park Resort Comp Center Nordic Program • November 26, 2021 – April 10, 2022

Winter Park Competition Center Winter Nordic Programs.
Click here for details on the WP Comp Center Nordic Program 

Annual Events

Nordic Ski Swap:
Typically held at the end of October each year. 

Free Nordic Ski Lessons
Grand Nordic puts on Free Lessons every season. Be sure to become a member to take advantage of this great opportunity.

Full Moon Ski
Saturdays, December-March
at Grand Lake Nordic Center &
at Pole Creek Golf Course

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Grand Nordic Calendar

Events are color coded by category:
Red = Grand Nordic Club Events  Blue = Grand Lake Nordic Events
Green = Snow Mountain Ranch Events Orange = Devil’s Thumb Ranch Events
Purple = Colorado Biathlon Club Events  Brown = Events outside of Grand County

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