The Aspen Snowmass Nordic Council has developed a valley trail system that not only provides a world class XC ski experience but also connects communities in the Roaring Fork Valley with over 90 kilometers of XC skiing and snowshoeing.
With 30K of impeccably groomed classic and skate cross-country ski trails, 13K of snowshoe trails, fat biking, an ice skating pond, sleigh rides, ski lessons for all abilities, comfortable clubhouse, and fashionable retail shop, the Gold Run Nordic Center promises a great time for all.
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Snow Mountain Ranch’s Nordic Center has more than 120 kilometers of world-class terrain for Nordic skiing, snowshoeing and fat biking in the Colorado Rockies for everyone from first-time recreational participants to elite racers.
Beginners can ski on short easy loops around the Nordic Center while the experienced racer can train on longer expert trails with steeper climbs. Beyond cross country skiing, individuals, families and groups can enjoy snowshoeing and fat biking from the Nordic Center.
With more than nine miles of groomed trails and access to more than 35 miles of nearby trails throughout the White River National Forest, the Keystone Nordic Center is a haven for outdoor recreation. Choose from classic, skate skis, or snowshoes for your next adventure.
New to the sport? The Nordic Center offers lessons and guided hikes throughout the winter season. After your next day out, warm up inside the Nordic Soup Bistro featuring hearty and healthy homemade classics that will warm you from the inside out. The Nordic Center also offers a bar with beer, wine, soft drinks, and light snacks available.
Open daily 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Our 15km of groomed trails around the ranch are great for classic and skate skiing. The terrain is geared towards a beginner or intermediate skier, with loops taking you through open meadows, over babbling creeks, and into the aspens.
Grab some gear and head out before breakfast for a sunrise ski or just get out there and enjoy the trails during the day when you just want to enjoy the peace and quiet on your own.
With nearly 120km of trails nestled in the pristine and private Ranch Creek valley at the base of the Continental Divide, we’re the premier Nordic center for Colorado and North American cross country skiing. In fact, we were just named #1 Best Cross-Country Ski Resort in the 2018 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards (see the article here)! Whether you enjoy skate, classic or snowshoeing; there are exhilarating experiences waiting to happen.
There are six Nordic Ski areas in the Telluride Region. Trails at Priest Lake and Trout Lake are maintained by Telluride Nordic Association. Detailed information, including downloadable maps for trails maintained by TNA and the Town of Telluride are available by visiting the links for each trail. Maps are available for sale at the Nordic Center in Town Park.
The Breckenridge Nordic Center is located just a minute’s drive from downtown Breckenridge and 90 minutes from Denver. It is a gold mine of skiing, snowshoeing, enchanting forests and epic mountain views.
Family friendly- An experience which will last with you forever as you explore our 1,400 acres of carefully groomed trails. If your children can walk, they can ski. If they can’t walk, they can be pulled in our easy to use and warm “pulk” sleds.
Experienced with Nordic Skiing or Snowshoeing? Stop by our Lodge and receive your Trail Pass and rent or purchase all levels of equipment for your journey. Our Trails start right from the lodge.
Looking for Lessons? Our professional instructors will prepare you for the experience of gliding across our beautiful winter wonderland. We also provide Guided Adventures to experience our legend forests and history of the area.
After your adventure on the trails, take time to unwind in our beautiful handcrafted log lodge. As you take in the stunning views from our cozy lodge, bask in the warmth of our family style lounge and large fireplace while enjoying food and drink specials.
The 100% volunteer Pagosa Nordic Club maintains FREE groomed trails for all ability levels for skate & classic cross country skiing as well as snowshoeing. Our Pagosa Springs business sponsors provide ski and snowshoe rentals, ski lessons, shopping, lodging and dining in town. Our trails surround the town and the area. Maps are available from our business sponsors and throughout the town. Club memberships welcome. Donations accepted. Our mission "To enhance winter recreational opportunities in Pagosa Springs by maintaining accessible groomed winter trails for skate skiing, classic cross country skiing & snowshoeing for all ability levels and to encourage and promote the use of these winter trails through education, marketing and events".
Located on the Peninsula Recreation Area, the Frisco Nordic Center is just minutes from Frisco’s charming Main Street, offering an excellent high altitude facility for skate skiing, classic cross-country skiing and even snowshoeing, all with exceptional views of peaks in every direction. The Center offers 27k of ski trails, 10k of snowshoe trails, rentals, skate or classic lessons and ski tuning 7 days a week from their cozy cabin at 616 Recreation Way in Frisco, Colorado. The Frisco Nordic Center is also just steps from the Frisco Adventure Parks’ tubing hill and beginner ski/ride hill.
Crested Butte Nordic maintains 55 kilometers of immaculately groomed trails around the Town of Crested Butte and offers complete ski and snowshoe rental packages, private lessons, clinics, and tours, as well as fine yurt dining.
Ashcroft Ski Touring operates out of the Ashcroft Adventure Lodge at the end of Castle Creek Road. At the Adventure Lodge, you may rent classic cross-country ski equipment, skate ski gear, or snowshoes. Individual and group lessons, as well as snowshoe and ski tours are available everyday. The winter season runs Thanksgiving day until early April.
Howelsen Hill Ski Area is owned and operated by the City of Steamboat Springs and holds a unique place in the history of skiing. It has sent more skiers to international competition than any other area in North America. Come experience skiing history in the Yampa Valley!
Eldora’s Nordic Center is complemented by an extensive network of trails – starting just a few steps past our ski lifts and meandering through serene forests, across expansive alpine meadows and past dramatic mountain backdrops. The trails, 40 kilometers in all, are designated for classic cross-country skiing, skate skiing or snowshoeing.
Check in with us at the Eldora Nordic Center for compete rental packages, lessons and clinics. Whether you’ve never cross-country skied or you’re an expert, we’ve got a lesson for you. To round out your day, the Eldora Nordic Center has snacks and drinks available, plus a variety of sundries including hats, gloves and sunglasses.
Latigo Ranch guests, who have skied all over the state, proclaim that Latigo Ranch offers some of the finest cross-country skiing available in Colorado. We machine groom 50km of trail, covering varied terrain from flat beginning track to challenging advanced. All of our cross country ski track is groomed for both classic and skate skiing. For backcountry or telemark aficionados, we are surrounded by over 200 square miles of deep powder in the National Forest.
Overlooking the stunning Sawatch Mountains, our spacious Nordic Center is your gateway to all day winter fun! Skis, snowshoes, coffee bar, beer & wine, soups & sandwiches, a toasty woodstove, and a large sunny deck? Yeah, we’ve got all that!
Enjoy over 27 kilometers of set track and wide skate lanes on a groomed trail system that offers ample terrain for every style and ability level.
From our well-stocked rental program, select classic XC skis, skate skis, fat bikes, or snowshoes. Not sure what you need? No problem! Our friendly staff will guide you on “all things Nordic,” and lessons are certainly a good place to start- see ya out there!
Boulder Nordic Sport's mission is to provide the best products, services, and knowledge for cross-country skiers with the goal to help people enjoy the sport. Whether this is helping find the right equipment, fit them perfectly and tune gear to maximum performance at our shops and mobile wax service center or sharing our technique and fitness knowledge through our Camps and Coaching Programs, we want to make people say, "wow!!!"
The Aspen Cross Country Center is the only full service cross country ski and snowshoe center in Aspen, located on the trails at the Aspen Golf Course, and conveniently at the heart of the Aspen/Snowmass Nordic Trail System.
For 37 winters, the Ute Mountaineer has owned and operated the Aspen Cross Country Center. With more than 90 km of free trails of the Aspen Snowmass Nordic Trail System right outside the front door, the center is a convenient spot to demo gear, take a lesson or head out on a guided tour. After skiing, you can relax in our lounge with hot drinks, snacks, cross country videos and reading material. In addition to our retail shop and ski school, we offer expert ski tuning and repair services, a public waxing room and men’s & women’s locker rooms.
The goal of Gunnison Nordic is to provide high-quality groomed cross-country trails close to the City of Gunnison and to sponsor events and activities that promote Nordic skiing in the area.
Our community collaborates as a non-profit club to operate the Durango Nordic Center and its ski programs with the mission of providing individuals of all ages and abilities the opportunity to learn, enjoy, and improve in the sports of Nordic skiing and snowshoeing. We are funded through memberships, trail fees, programs, events, and generous donations from sponsors and community members.