Cross Country Ski in Grand County, Colorado

Current COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 is affecting Grand County, but Nordic skiing remains one of the safest outlets available for both individuals and families. With the COVID-19 pandemic, things are constantly changing and adapting to meet current conditions and best safety practices like the state-wide mask mandate. Please be sure to check individual Nordic Centers and businesses as well as our local local and state government websites for current information, restrictions and resources:

Local Information from Grand County: www.co.grand.co.us/COVID19

State-wide Information for Colorado: covid19.colorado.gov

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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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...

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The Off-Track Ski Report – 12/22/2020

The Off-Track Ski Report – 12/22/2020

After a bit of a slow start, the 2020-21 ski season has established itself through most of December with some consistently seasonable temperatures, and enough moisture to assure us of having a white Christmas. The drought of this past summer and fall is not completely...

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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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Events

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Competitive Programs

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School Programs

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Adaptive Program

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