The Girdwood Nordic Ski Club is dedicated to developing and maintaining a YEAR ROUND Nordic trail system in the Girdwood Valley, and encouraging responsible use through advocacy, education, and stewardship. 

 

Links to other Alaska Nordic Ski Clubs  can be found here.

CURRENT WEATHER


36°F and Light Rain

Wind: NNE at 14 mph.

Tomorrow:

Rain
High: 37°F, Low: 33°F

NEWS & UPDATES

  • Sunday, Dec 7th

    Girdwood Nordic Ski Team

    The Glacier Valley Ski Education Foundation is starting training sessions in Girdwood!  The Program Goal is to introduce and develop cross country skiing (skate and classic), promote general fitness, and introduce skiers to racing.

    Training sessions are Wednesdays 5:30-7:00pm and one Sunday a month

      PROGRAM HANDBOOK AND REGISTRATION

  • Monday, Nov 10th

    Ski Lessons!!

    The Alaska Nordic Masters (ANM) will offer lessons starting November 23rdon Sundays, 10-11:30am at Moose Meadows. For a complete schedule and our Registration Form, or for more information email  anrmasters@gmail.com

  • Monday, Oct 27th

    We have starting grooming! 

    The Nordic Loop is now ski only.  Please use the meadows for walking and touring with dogs.  Enjoy!  Support your groomers and renew your membership!

  • Saturday, Oct 4th

    OCTOBER 19th  OPEN HOUSE

    Join the Girdwood Nordic Ski Club on Sunday, October 19th  from 4-7pm at the Alyeska Race Training Center (next to Daylodge) for an Open House.  We will have a wax Demo, waxers on hand to wax your skis, membership sign-up forms, drinks and snacks, prizes, and "moose swag" for purchase.  Meet your fellow trail supporters and groomers, and sign up for the 2014-15 season!

  • Tuesday, Sep 30th

    Donations in memory of Doug Knutson

    Doug was supportive of the Nordic Clubs in Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Girdwood. He passed away peacefully on Friday, August 29th.  In lieu of flowers, Doug's Family has suggested donations towards a necessary bridge replacement along the xc trails here in Girdwood.  To donate you can send a check (PO Box 337, Girdwood AK 99587) or go to the page:  http://skigirdwood.org/participate/donate and click BOTH "Funds" and "Other" to input both amount and the text "Doug's Bridge".  We are honored.  Thank you Donna and Family for your continued support!

RECENT TRAIL REPORTS

  • Wednesday, Dec 3rd
    Afternoon
    5K Loop and Arlberg access
    Today crews track- packed @ 4" crust over powder snow. The 2 lower loops are thin cover. Ski with caution. The upper loop is very thin cover down the Corkscrew from @ the 3K sign to the bottom and the bridge. Expect to hit rocks in this section. Use caution and have fun. pz
  • Saturday, Nov 29th
    Afternoon
    Girdwood Valley
    Even though we are only looking at about 2" of snow the weather has turned and it is snowing lightly. As soon as grooming is possible our crews will be out on the 5K loop. Get your rock skis ready to re-start winter skiing. Happy winter. pz

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR BUSINESS SPONSORS!

Leola's Pottery Studio
RTR BICYCLES
Chugach Adventure Guides LLC
Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Center of Alaska, LLC
Hottentot Pottery
RE/MAX of Alyeska
Harmony House
Challenge Alaska
Timberline Drive B & B
Alaskan Belle LLC
Glacier City Snowmobile Tours
Hottentot Pottery
Girdwood Forest Fair Fairies
The Byrne Family
Girdwood Clinic
Glacier Valley Ski Education Foundation
Allright Remodel
Jack Sprat
Chugach Powder Guides
Willow Environmental, LLC
Alaska Stone Care
Girdwood Ski & Cyclery
AMH