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Saturday, December 13

Local's Ski Free Day: Free Trail Passes and Rentals for Grand County Locals

Sunday, December 21 ~ Free Lessons by The Grand Nordic Club

Lessons at 10:00am & 2:00pm, all levels, all ages, advance sign up required thru GLNC. This event features free Nordic ski lessons offered by the Grand Nordic Club. Classic and skate skiing lessons for adults will be offered throughout the day. Ski rentals, lessons and trail passes are free to Grand Nordic Club members. Non-members will still receive a free lesson but will be charged a $5 trail pass fee and a $5 equipment rental fee. You will have the opportunity to become a member at the event in order to ski free that day. Advance registration is required for the free lesson day.

Day with Santa at the Grand Lake Nordic Center ~ TBD

Come tell Santa all you want for Christmas!  Photos with Santa, plus drink specials in the lodge.

Saturday, January 3 ~ Full Moon Ski | 5pm - 9pm

Join us for a Full Moon Ski event featuring complimentary hot chocolate and marshmallows all evening by the campfire! Plus chili and soup in the lodge from 5pm to 9pm.

Saturday, January 8 ~ Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce Mixer; Evening Social Event (Time TBD)

Free Drinks, Appetizers and Tubing for All Chamber Members!

Saturday, January 26 ~ Celebrate the Centennial - Rocky Mountain National Park; Ski Free Day!

The beautiful mountain scenery surrounding the Grand Lake Nordic Center is part of Rocky Mountain National Park, created in 1914.  The Park is celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year, and to celebrate with them, we are offering free ski passes for the official day. So come enjoy the mountain majesty and pristine beauty with us!

Saturday, January 31 ~ Full Moon Ski | 5pm - 9pm

Join us for a Full Moon Ski event featuring complimentary hot chocolate and marshmallows all evening by the campfire! Plus chili and soup in the lodge from 5pm to 9pm.

Sunday, February 8 ~
Stomp & Romp for Grand County Pet Pals

Join us at the Nordic Center with your furry friends for a great fundraising event in support of the Grand County Pet Pals and their mission toward promoting responsible pet ownership and spay/neuter campaign. $10 per person and for $5 more you can use the Nordic trails all day on the day of the event. There will be a silent auction, hot cocoa and desserts to enjoy too! For more details about the event or Grand County Pet Pals, please visit

Saturday, February 14 ~ Valentines 2-for-1 Trail Passes

We are celebrating Valentine's Day with a 2-for-1 Trail Pass deal. Bring your sweetie out for a special day in the beautiful outdoors!

Also TBD/Coming Soon
- Geocaching
- Snowshoe Excursion with a Naturalist

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