XC Skiing & Snowshoeing

From tracked and groomed meadow trails to steep backcountry climbs, Grand County, Colorado has a Nordic experience awaiting skiers of every level. Several commercial centers and a multitude of backcountry sites give skiers and snowshoers plenty of options to choose from. Take a look at these trail recommendations to find out why Grand County is considered a premier destination for cross-country skiers. 

Many cross-country skiers and snowshoers seek out our vast backcountry trails. After all, 70% of the county's area is public land. For more detailed information on the following areas, consult these links:

In addition, the area offers various Nordic centers, local retail shops, and ski clubs that are staffed with experienced skiers and snowshoers who can provide valuable information about permits and accessing these remote areas. Explore our local shops and Nordic Centers below: