This year marks the 30th year of the Grin and Bear It Trail Running Race which will be held on July 20th at 9 a.m. at the Crested Butte Nordic Center. Proceeds will benefit the Crested Butte Nordic Team. For more information and to register go to www.grinandbearit.zapevent.com
This summer we are having the first annual running of the Grand Traverse route; Crested Butte to Aspen. More details to come soon! The race date is Saturday August 24, 2013.
The CB Nordic Center’s season ends on Sunday April 7. We will not be grooming the trails after this date. Thank you to everyone for a great season! We look forward to skiing with all of you next Fall. Stay tuned as we’ll be updating the website to reflect the winter 2013-2014 events.
The male and female 2012-2013 Master Skiers were announced last night at the GORE-TEX Grand Traverse Volunteer Appreciation party. Congratulations to Beth “Hurricane” Carter and Toni Westerholm. They both had amazing winters, gliding in many events including the Alley Loop, the Vasaloppet and the Magic Meadows Dozen. Please help us in congratulation both of them… Read More
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Good morning! At 8 a.m. it is 26 degrees Fahrenheit with clear skies. All 55 kilometers of trails are groomed for both skate and classic skiing. Today’s grooming report is as follows: The Bench Trails: Were groomed this morning. The West Side Trails: Pooches, Paradise Park, Mikes mile, Inner and Outer Magic Meadows were groomed this… Read More
Magic Meadows Dozen March 16 The Crested Butte Nordic Team will be hosting the first ever Magic Meadows Dozen from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16th at the Magic Meadows Yurt. Racers and recreationalists alike are invited to come out and ski laps solo or with a team of 2 or 4…. Read More
Congratulations to our Jr Team members that made it to Nationals in Alaska – Kai Sherman, Prawit Durgan and Forrest Smith!! Follow Coach Ross’ updates on their Facebook page during the week of 3/11-16. Nice article from the CB News, click here
The final full moon dinner at the Magic Meadows Yurt will be held Tuesday March 26. To reserve a spot, go to the Magic Meadows tab on this website. The five course meal includes your choice of entree, live music, equipment rental and day trail pass. If you haven’t experienced this unique dinner, this is… Read More
Please join us in congratulating our very own Director of Ski School and Nordic Center Manger, Toni Westerholm for competing in the Vasaloppet in Sweden this past Sunday! He finished 20th overall out of 10,000 skiers over 90 km (over 55 miles). This was Toni’s third time competing in this event. Vasaloppet (literally, The Vasa… Read More
The Living Journeys’ Nordic Challenge is this Saturday March 2, 2013. Check out the page on this website, under the Events Tab, for more information. Registration is at the Nordic Center on Saturday from 8-9:30AM
There are just 3 spots available for the Full Moon Dinner at the Magic Meadows Yurt this Sunday Feb 24. Cost is $70 for a 5 course meal, choice of 4 different entree options. If you have a season pass, there is a one time coupon for $20 off the dinner. Call 970-349-1707 ext 4… Read More
Skate Ski Clinic Fundraiser Feb 24th The Crested Butte Nordic Team will host a skate ski clinic fundraiser on Sunday, the 24th of February at the Crested Butte Nordic Center from 1-4 p.m. The clinic will be taught by CBNT coaches Austin Ross, Drew Holbrook, and Fred Sproat, and the cost is pay-what-you-can. Expert, intermediate,… Read More
Boulder Nordic Sport will be at the Nordic Center on Saturday Feb 16 from 10AM – 2PM to demo skis!! They will have skate, classic and AT demos from Rossignol (Xiums), Fischer (Carbonlites), and Madshus (Nanosonics). Plus a mix of of Alpina/Rossi/Madshus/Fischer demo boots and some skins. Come on by and try out some gear!
Due to local’s demand, there will be a shorter option (16 miles) for the 6th Annual Gothic Mountain Tour. It will begin at the Gothic Road Trailhead at 8AM, head into Gothic (there will be a cut off at 9AM), then it climbs up the 403 and down into Slate River, ending at the Magic… Read More
Here are the results of the 27th Annual Alley Loop! http://www.chasing3.com/alley-loop-nordic-race-results/
Thank you to the many, many, many volunteers who worked so tirelessly to help make the event a HUGE success! We are having an Alley Loop volunteer appreciation party this Thursday Feb 7 at 6PM at the Nordic Center. We’ll have chicken/sausage gumbo, pizza, salads, beer and wine. Come on out, share stories and let… Read More
Don’t have any plans for Valentine’s Day yet? What could be more romantic than skiing out to the Yurt in the Magic Meadows with the one you love? Enjoy a 5 course meal, entree of your choice, live music and a romantic atmosphere in the Yurt. Space is limited to 40 so make your reservations… Read More
This Friday February 1, come on by between 10AM – 3PM to try the newest Rossignol skis!! We will have the Xium World Cup ski in both Classic and Skate. No worries, we’ll have boots to fit too!! Come on by and give them a try, they are great skis!!
This Friday Feb 1 is the FIRST EVER Alley Loop Pub Ski (think Pub Crawl on skis). Register on-line with entry to the Alley Loop and it’s only $5! If you just want to do the pub ski, it’s $10. Day of registration will be $15 regardless if you are doing the Alley Loop. In… Read More