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 – December 11

Grand Nordic Corner – December 11

“What a tough time this is for all of us.  Seems COVID is hitting closer and closer to home.  As a club, Grand Nordic was planning to hold our free lesson program [this year offered to members only] on December 13. We had approval from Snow Mountain Ranch, we had a...

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XC Backcountry Report – November 2020

XC Backcountry Report – November 2020

Trying times test the mettle of our character. For those of us living in a mountain town, where we don’t have the distractions and entertainment available to those living in larger metropolitan environs, getting outdoors to rejuvenate ourselves is a key cornerstone to...

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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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Competitive Programs

 

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Adaptive Program

 

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