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.


38°F and Fair

Wind: N at 0 mph.


High: 52°F, Low: 31°F


  • Saturday, Mar 1st

    AK Skimeister Challenge

    Saturday, April 5th

    Second Annual AK Skimeister Challenge is CONTINUOUS!!!


    Alpine Ski Leg: Held at Alyeska Resort. All classes are welcome to participate (Alpine, Telemark, Snowboard, Mono-Ski) Adult Men & Women, & Junior Competitors will start in Mass Start waves with a sprint up Mighty Mite Trail. A course will be designated for competitors to follow as they descend 2000 feet down Alyeska to Nordic Exchange.

    Nordic/ Cross-Country Leg: The Nordic ski consists of 6 kilometers of new trails in the Girdwood Trail System.

    Bike Leg: Consist of 10k trails and tour of Girdwood.

    Sign UP today!!

  • Sunday, Dec 8th

    Holmes places FIRST in the USSA Super Tour in Bozeman, MT

    Congrats to Girdwood's own Chelsea Holmes for her FIRST PLACE finish in the USSA Super Tour Distance Race in Bozeman, MT.  Great finishes for APU skiers Kate Fitzgerald (4) and Rebecca Rorabaugh (6).  Woohoo!!!
    CLICK HERE for Results from the women's distance race on 12/8/13

  • Friday, Feb 1st

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


  • Monday, Apr 21st
    Glacier Valley Trails
    Well, it looks like we're at the conclusion of our trail grooming season. The weather was challenging at times, but overall the Nordic skiing in Girdwood was great. Many thanks to Alyeska Resort for helping out with the grooming, as well as Girdwood (MOA) Parks and Rec. Please join and support the Girdwood Nordic Ski Club. Thanks for participating. The Grooming Crew
  • Wednesday, Apr 9th
    Moose Meadow, Upper Meadows and 5K Nordic Loop
    There's new corduroy on trails in the Moose Meadow and Upper Meadows. In addition, the 5K Nordic Loop was groomed and new classic track was set. Great conditions should make for some fun Spring skiing under blue skies. Jim


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