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.


47°F and Cloudy/Windy

Wind: NNE at 28 mph.


High: 35°F, Low: 31°F


  • 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

  • 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


    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: 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!

  • Friday, Feb 1st

    Some great tips from Olympian Holly Brooks.  She has a fantastic series of skiing and waxing tips.  Check it out HERE!


  • Tuesday, Nov 18th
    Girdwood Valley, 5K loop
    Continued rain w/ no snow of any substance forecasted. Cooler weather may be inching in closer to Thanksgiving. 5 K loop is bare ground again but we will start grooming as soon as it turns white. A wise man in Girdwood often says" Winter Happens" ... patience Grasshopper.pz
  • Saturday, Nov 8th
    Nordic Loop
    Chuck groomed at 7am to smooth out the 5K before the UAA, and APU Nordic teams came to race. That was the last groom. It has been raining since, I assume we have lost most of the snow on the trail.


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