Cross Country Ski in Grand County, Colorado

More Ks, More Days • Ski Early, Ski Late • Endless Trails • 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, 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. To learn more about Grand Nordic, visit grandnordic.org

Upcoming Events at Devil’s Thumb Ranch

Upcoming Events at Devil’s Thumb Ranch

The annual Tommelfest and Holiday Market will be held Saturday, December 7th from 8:00am-4:00pm at Devil's Thumb Ranch. Raise your glogg (Swedish spiced wine) for the annual Viking-themed Nordic festival, Tommelfest. Kick off the ski season with free lessons, a keg...

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Crust Skiing is Here!

Crust Skiing is Here!

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… February was snowmagedon setting new accumulation...

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XC BC Report March 24 2020

XC BC Report March 24 2020

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… seems appropriately applied to our current situation. We’ve had two good snow seasons in a row, and now we have closed ski hills statewide. We’ve had a prolonged Bull market, and now, there is uncertainty plaguing...

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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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Adaptive Program

 

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