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It's registration time!

Are you ready?

We blinked, and it was August. Even though we never really stop thinking about snow over here at CB Nordic, now it’s officially time to get ready.

Yurt Dinner reservations are open, season passes go on sale September 1st, and program registrations (kids and adults) open just a week later on the 7th. While we are soaking up every last bit of these afternoon rainstorms and singletrack glory, we’re ready to welcome you back to the Nordic Center on November 11th.

If you’re just as anxious about winter as we are, we encourage you to get involved – join K Club. K Club is a select group of donors who give $1,000 or more annually. These donations allow us to maintain 50km of groomed trails, offer world-class programming for kids and adults, and provide a community hub for locals and tourists alike during the cold winter months.

Lastly, we’re closing our Strategic Planning Survey on August 25th. It’s not too late to share your feedback. We are your community Nordic Center – please take a few minutes to let us know how we’re doing and share your valuable ideas for our future.

The Magic Meadows Yurt under Gothic Mountain.

Yurt Dinner Reservations

Book yours today!

Reservations for Yurt Dinners are open and filling up fast. Book your full moon or starry night adventure today. Reservations include trail passes, equipment rentals, transportation, guides, a five-course dinner, libations, and gratuity. For a season pass holder discount, contact Nordic Center Manager Matt Powers, [email protected], once you’ve purchased your pass.

It's Grand Traverse Season

Calling all voluneers!

Get involved Labor Day weekend for the summer Grand Traverse. This iconic race takes a village, and we need your help. Join us Saturday, September 2nd for the run, Sunday, September 3rd for the mountain bike, or jump in for a full weekend of fun. We have shifts available in Aspen and Crested Butte, or, if you’re looking for more adventure, join us in the backcountry along the run or bike race course. Sign up to volunteer here!

Runners on the Grand Traverse head out Brush Creek with Gothic Mountain in the background.
A group of kids gathers after a nordic race.

Winter Programming

Registration opens September 7th!

At CB Nordic, we think about winter all year long! We’re excited to bring you another full season of adult and kids programming. The Master Community Program Guide and Crested Butte Nordic Team Program Guide are available on the website. Registration will open on September 7th at 10 am. Don’t worry, we’ll send out a reminder the day before.

Season Passes

Get your early bird pricing on September 1st!

We’re excited to bring you another season of 50 km of nordic fun! And we’re thrilled to be able to keep pass prices the same as last year. Season passes go on sale starting September 1st. Don’t forget to snag yours at early bird prices. Regular season pricing starts November 1st.

A classic skier enjoys a fresh groom on the East side.
An instructor shows a child how to get up after falling on skis.

Thanksgiving Camp

Some changes this year...

We’re taking a break from offering our traditional Thanksgiving Camp this year as we focus on completing our new facility, The Outpost. Fear not, exciting things are still being planned. We’re partnering with Southwest Nordic Center to host a Thanksgiving Camp for the kids. Keep your eyes peeled for camp details soon.

The Outpost

Concrete and walls!

All of a sudden, there’s a lot to see at the construction site. The walls are going up, and we look forward to having a dried-in structure by mid-September. We loved sharing the construction progress with you, our community, at the Outpost Celebration last Friday. If you weren’t able to make it, stop by the Nordic Center, and we’ll give you a tour. We have $60k left to raise to reach the finish line of this decade-long dream, and everything counts. If you haven’t yet, please consider a donation to The Outpost. If you want more information about this project and the future of CB Nordic, please reach out to Development Manager Kylie Collins, [email protected].

Murray Banks and the Devo Team celebrate The Outpost with a cheer!

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.