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Grooming Report

April 16, 2014


As of yesterday the Countyline parking lot is closed. Please respect this closure. To access the GMNC trails you will need to park in the Skyway lot.

We are no longer grooming any trails on the GMNC system. However, on Thursday, we will assess the possibility of grooming one last time for the Easter holiday. Stay Tuned!

Volunteer Opportunities

Biathlon on the Mesa

It’s not just for the Olympics!  The Grand Mesa Nordic Council is investigating the interest in and feasibility of beginning a biathlon program on Grand Mesa.

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Call for volunteers — First Snow National Ranking List Race

On December 7 & 8, GMNC will host the First Snow NRL race at Skyway. The event is sanctioned by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association and will bring Colorado’s top junior racers to Skyway. The race features events for racers in 11 age categories, from age 6 to college racers, and it will also include separate citizen races, open […]

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Upcoming Events

Register now for the Busted Lung 50K

Just a reminder that early registration closes one week from tomorrow (April 3rd). The Busted Lung is a fundraising race for the GMNC so please talk it up. Don’t worry if you can’t ski 50K because there is a 30K and 15K option for this freestyle event. There will be great prizes at the post race […]

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Members Potluck this Saturday

All GMNC members are invited to attend the end of the season potluck and get together this Saturday from 12pm-2pm at the Skyway warming hut. GMNC will provided the drinks.  This will be a great opportunity to meet some of your fellow nords  and some of the Grand Mesa Nordic Council board members. Come early and go […]

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GMNC Programs

About the GMNC

The Grand Mesa Nordic Council is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization of people who love to cross-country ski. We groom 54 kilometers (32.4 miles) of trails on the Grand Mesa with funds donated from skiers and snowshoers like you. Contact Us: Grand Mesa Nordic Council, PO Box 266, Cory CO 81414

Weather Blog

Freshies and Breezes… Forecast for 21-28 February

We had a nice little storm on Wednesday, 19February, that finally covered up some of the tree debris that has collected on the trails. Plus those nicely packed trails were getting just too fast! Now we have a fresh layer of snow to enjoy. Northwest flow aloft will continue into next week bringing periods of […]

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A Weekend of Spring with Winter Returning late Next Week, Forecast for 13-21 February

GMNCers, It seems the Nordic Council trails received around a foot of snow on 9-10 February. One more weaker Pacific disturbance will pass on 13-14 February producing 2-4 inches of snow at Skyway-County Line, less at the Ward Creek trails. For the weekend 14-16 February, a passing ridge of high pressure will work through the […]

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