We’re Skiing!

We’re Skiing!

Lily Lake is groomed for both skate and classic.  As of Tuesday, the coverage was excellent.  Groomers tip: look for elk and moose tracks while you are skiing around up there.  Ruthie’s Run on the Bench is groomed for skate but coverage is thin.

Thanksgiving Camp Update

We’ll be on snow this weekend for our Thanksgiving Camp.   If you want to ski better this winter, no matter what your ability level is, our team of coaches will help you.  Here’s what we have in store (and it doesn’t include dry land training):

16 Coaches 
Teaching clinics for all ability levels.

A Kids Camp
So that you can go out and ski with your group.

A Couple of Clinic Spots Left on Friday and Saturday
We have groups for all ability levels.

On Snow!
Skiing at Lily Lake and at Ruthie’s Run on the Bench in town.

Fischer Demos all Day Friday and Saturday
Take out skis, boots, and polls.

Wine & Waxing Social 
Learn how to iron wax into your skis with one hand and hold a glass of wine in the other hand with 5 expert wax technicians.  There’s a free gift for the first 24 people to show up.

Ski Specific Strength
With Crested Butteā€™s CORE fitness guru, Ginny Turner.

Yoga 4 The Peaceful
$15 Thanksgiving Camp Classes.

Capstone Tour
On Sunday morning at Lily Lake.

Winter Kickoff Celebration open to the public
Join nordic ski enthusiast visiting from afar in a collective celebration of winter, while sharing aspirations for the coming ski season.  We’ll break bread over a lasagna buffet with wine and beer refreshments included.  Post-meal entertainment includes recitation of Old Norse legendary tales, followed by a Q&A discussion with former US NordicSki Team Member – Nathan Schultz.  Festivities will be held at The Railroad Depot, Saturday, November 25, 6:00 PM.

Tickets may be purchased at the door – $30/adult & $15/youth

Film: Melting: Last Race to the Pole

Don’t Miss this Collaborative Fundraiser Next Week

A portion of ticket proceeds and raffle will go back to support the Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association, Crested Butte Nordic, and the Crested Butte Avalanche Center.

Adventurers Eric Larsen and Ryan Waters race 500 miles unassisted across the Arctic Ocean as they battle weather, nature, climate change and their own fortitude in their attempt to reach the geographic North Pole in record time. Eric Larsen in person.

Each film ticket includes your first raffle ticket.  Additional raffle tickets for sale at the event.

Raffle prizes from:
YaxTrax
Terramar 
Baffin 
DryGuy boot dryers
Wigwam socks 
Allied Feather and Down – down jackets
Stanley 
Therm-a-Rest
Skratch Labs
The CB Nordic Center
Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association
Crested Butte Avalanche Center

 Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Film at 7:00 p.m.
Center for the Arts, 606 6th Street. (303) 204-9080
$15 tickets sold at the door, in advance at the Center for the Arts, or at https://cbfilmfest.ticketleap.com

Hot Box Special
Do your skis need some love?  Come get them hot boxed for $30 and they will be happy and fast for many skis to come.  The special will only run for a couple more weeks.