Crested Butte Junior Nordic Team

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Summer Programs Begin June 7th

Junior Team at Green Lake

Athletes ages eight and up are invited to participate in our summer dryland training programs. Our offerings compliment the active lifestyles of CB kids while focusing on ski specific training.

Summer Program Offerings

The Crested Butte Nordic Team offers summer dry-land training programs for athletes ages 8 – 18. Due to the nature of these programs, athletes should be highly motivated and race focused. The programs run for 10 weeks starting June 7th.

U16+ Summer Training Program

Athletes born in the year 2007 or earlier are invited to participate in this program. The program goal is to develop endurance, overall fitness and strength through ski specific activities in order to improve overall race performance. Roller skiing, ski walking, agility and plyometrics will be part of each week’s training plan. Athletes are required to have running shoes, appropriate clothing and helmets. Roller skis are recommended but not required.


Monday 8:30 - 10:00 am morning strength

Monday 3:30 - 5:00 pm afternoon session - intervals

Wednesday 8:30 - 10:00 am morning strength

Wednesday 3:30 - 5:00 pm afternoon session - intervals

Thursday - 3:00 - 5:00 pm afternoon session - ski specific focus/technique

Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - morning session - OD

Program Options

There is an option to participate in a 4 sessions/week U16+ summer training program. Those days would be Monday and Wednesday, attending both morning and afternoon sessions. You can choose this option on the registration form.
U14 and Younger Summer Training Program

Athletes born in 2008 or after are invited to join Coach Scott Gilleon and other young motivated athletes in developing nordic ski specific skills throughout the summer. Try roller skiing, agility training and ski walking as well as other forms of physical fitness and strength training. This program is designed to compliment the already active lifestyle of most CB kids. Required equipment; running shoes, athletic clothes, helmet.


Wednesday 10:00 am- 12:00 pm 
Friday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Program Options:

There is an option to participate 1 day/week. You can choose to attend the Wednesday or Friday session only. You can choose this option on the registration form.
Coach with the Crested Butte Nordic Team.

Crested Butte’s best winter job!

The Crested Butte Nordic Team is always looking for enthusiastic, motivated and responsible people to join our team of coaches. We are currently hiring an assistant coach for the comp team. If you are interested in applying for one of these positions or would like to learn more, email

COVID - 19 Protocols

Our policies and procedures are outlined in detail in our Program Handbook. Please review this handbook to familiarize yourself with how our programs will be run this season.

Mission & Vision

We teach kids to love skiing and the winter outdoors. Our motivated coaches create a safe environment to cultivate teamwork and to inspire athletes to be the best people and skiers they can be.

We offer on snow after school programs for athletes ages five to 18. From competitive nordic racing to biathlon, from fort building to skimo the Crested Butte Nordic Team has a program for everyone.

CBNT provides skis, boots and poles for all athletes.

Where to Meet:

Nordic Center

620 2nd St

Crested Butte, CO

When to Meet:

15 minutes prior to the start

time of your program

What to Bring:

Snowpants, winter jacket, hat, gloves, warm socks, sunglasses, water & snacks

Contact Info:

(970) 349-1707

Thank You to

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for supporting the Junior Nordic Team!