The Nordic News

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Season Passes, Alley Loop, & More

If you’re up early these days, you’ll notice a distinct “fall-ness” in the air. It’s colder. It’s darker. It feels like you might meet a bear around the corner. While this turn of the seasons always feels a bit sad (and to be honest, we all start cramming in 401 just one more time) it’s also exciting for us nordic skiers and snowshoers. It means that the stunning, sparkling days of winter are just around the corner.

  • Yurt Dinner Reservations went on sale August 1 – some dinners are already half-full, so if your dates are limited, reserve now!
  • Season Passes go on sale September 1 – get 20% off until Nov. 1
  • Nordic Junior Team Programs registration opens September 27 (note: this is a NEW date)
  • Alley Loop registration opens September 20
  • Thanksgiving Camp is ON! Registration opens October 1
  • Annual Potluck – October 21, outside at the Big Mine Ice Arena

It’s time to start thinking about how you want your winter to look. Join our vibrant community by buying a pass, attending a clinic, or participating in an event this season!

Skier at dawn with Mt Crested Butte in background

Season Passes Go on Sale

September 1, 2022

Season passes come with a variety of perks. You get unlimited access to our 50 km. of trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. You also get 5 free rentals, a discount on yurt dinners, and 30% off private lessons and tours, not to mention you become part of a thriving community of like-minded enthusiasts! Season passes are 20% off until November 1. Get your pass early so you can forget about it!

Interested in more than a season pass? Join the K Club! You’ll get 2 season passes plus a variety of other benefits!

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Join the K Club

The K Club is a group of sustaining donors that support CB Nordic with an annual donation of $1,000 or more. When you join the K Club, you help us keep program fees low so that we can charge families less to participate. You allow us to pay our staff livable wages, so that we can hire and retain key talent that makes our organization thrive. You enable us to buy the new equipment we need, from lightbulbs to snowcats, so that we can continue to produce world-class groomed nordic track. Plus, you get 2 season passes and invitations to K Club-only events like clinics, ski tours, a yurt party, and more!

Skier on a bridge out on Mike's Mile trail
Youngsters learning to ski at Crested Butte Nordic

CBNT Registration

Date moved to Sept. 27, 10 a.m.

Crested Butte Nordic Junior Team Programs are the only outdoor, after-school activity for kids in the winter. We have programs for kids ages 3 to 18, spanning both competitive nordic skiing and recreational (i.e. FUN!). Check out this year’s program guide! We’ve updated the registration date to September 27 at 10 a.m. based on some feedback from parents and staff. Make sure you pin this new date in your calendar.

CB Nordic Team bake sale flyer

Thanksgiving Camp is on!

November 24 - 27, 2022

After a couple years of modifying Thanksgiving Camp for COVID, we’re excited to bring the full camp back in 2022. Join us for 1.5 hour beginner clinics or full-day intermediate/advanced clinics. We’ll have a Kids’ Camp, Wine & Waxing, and a Community Race, too! We’re planning on another year of on-snow, early season training, but this year we also have a back-up dryland plan. Either way, our Thanksgiving Camp is a great way to kick off the season with expert instructors, new friends, and a fun community! Program Guide is coming September 1.

Crested Butte Nordic Masters session in progress
Mt. Emmons land exchange open house flyer
Dinner scene inside the Magic Meadows Yurt

Yurt Dinners

On Sale Now

Yurt Dinners went on sale August 1, and a few are already half-full! If your dates are limited, be sure you reserve early so you can be a part of this magical ski + dining experience. Check out the dates online, confirm who’s in your party and what they want to eat, and register!

Use your voice!

Provide Feedback on the Draft Community Compass

The Town of Crested Butte is CB Nordic’s longest standing partner. The original groomed nordic trails in CB began as part of the Town’s parks & rec department, and now the Town continues to support CB Nordic through use of land, easements, and buildings. For the last 6 months they’ve been undertaking a community planning effort called the Compass. They have just released their Draft Compass Plan, and they want to know what you think! Learn more, and participate in the process here.

CB Community Compass meeting flyer

You Make All the Difference

Be Part of Our Community

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Crested Butte Nordic depends on your support to keep our trails world-class and our programs top-notch. Thank you for all the time, energy, and money you donate to make us a true community nordic center.