All Trail Reports

  • Beaver Pond 12/3

    The snowdog found multi use magic on Beaver Pond trail last night. Groomed out to the halfway point and back. Snow sticking to any available surface, tree tunnels and the glow of the Alyeska borealis awaits. Thanks to all the multi users helping pack this low density snow! Enjoy the trails and the Bazaar is tomorrow, 12-5!...

  • Happy December!

    Thank you Alyeska Resort! Get out on some fresh Cord U Roy!! … This week the 5k is pressed smooth. Skiing will be sweet. Lower Iditarod and bikepath were also groomed, soft but fresh.  Bazaar is Saturday Dec 4! See you there to renew your membership, get swag, and then on the trails....

  • Fresh tracks tonight 11/30

    Snow is light and fluffy! Enjoy the trails – Snowdog will make it out tomorrow!...

  • 5k groomed 11/27

    Thanks to Ben, the 5k received a fresh groom this evening! Hope you’re getting tracks in this weekend everyone and bundling up. Don’t forget to renew your membership at right or the Bazaar this weekend – Sat Dec 4....

  • Keep skiing! 11/26

    Good evening! The snowdog got out for a bit today: The bike path from DOT yard out to the first bathrooms got a groom, Lower Iditarod trail saw sled packing. May groom tomorrow, 11/27. Beaver Pond was sled packed as well. And just for good measure, the 5k just finished a groom. Thanks to all who skied the 5k – Skiers are all helping pack the surface out there, making it better to groom on. Bk...

  • Thankful 5k play 11/25

    The 5k is back in play! After many passes and generous community support, the loop is back in skiing business. The lower valley trails were narrow gauged groomed yesterday and there are plans to go out tomorrow! Enjoy, get outside, and be kind. Thankful for our groomers and our Girdwood community!...

  • Snowdog 11/24

    Jill took the Snowdog over lower INHT and Arlberg bikepath today❄️… stay tuned for tomorrow! Be safe and grateful....

  • 5k groom 11/23

    Jim went out this afternoon to groom the 5k and smooth out the air in the fluff. He’ll be back this morning to clean it up and groom the Arlberg bikepath. (Snowdog went on Arlberg Tues too) Thank you grooomers! We are grateful for you, our members, and SNOW!...

  • Good chilly morning 11/20

    After starting the very chilly snowdog, Ben did 5 laps on the 5k and a couple passes on the sidewalk. Came out nice. Still early season lumps and bumps but surface hardened up nicely. Way to get out there Girdwood. Cheers Bk.  ...

  • 5k Ski 11/19

    The 5k is still skiing well and like you, we’re anxious for some more snow! It’s beautiful out there. Ski only traffic and renew your membership (at right) online or at the Bazaar Dec 4th. Lower Iditarod, intro to Beaver Pond, and Bird to Gird 1.25mi from 11/14 snowdog groom ready for trail fun....

  • Bird to Gird, INHT 11/14

    Our Snowdog touched up Bird to Gird 1.25mi to the first landslide and is packing down lower Iditarod Trail. Bundle up and enjoy the snow! Have you picked up your 2022 GNSC Moose pin yet?...

  • Saturday groom 11/13

    The 5k was compacted and groomed with the Snowdog as well as the Arlberg bike path!  Ski only everyone! Have fun out there and thank you volunteers. Get those ski legs back and warm up: Park at Parking lot A to ski-in along the bike path....

  • Snowy Saturday

    With more fluffy snow overnight, it’s looking like winter in our Girdwood Valley! Enjoy fresh tracks until our volunteers gets out later this afternoon, 11/13. Thank you for following winter grooming protocol with ski-only traffic on the 5k. Have a beautiful ski!...

  • It Snowed!

    Today the 5k was track packed. Time to get out those skis and utilize the 5k for ski only traffic!  Contact GNSC if you’d like to groom this year or be a volunteer.  Click on the link on the right for Membership Renewal. Yay for snow!...

  • Storm’s toll on trails

    The record rainfall Oct29-Nov1 weekend caused flood stage, raging water to carve and drain sections of our trails and roads in Girdwood valley. GNSC Volunteers will be helping the bridges behind Our Lady of the Snows today 11/5. If you have a trail condition to report, please let us know! Or, if you can volunteer, we’d greatly appreciate your help. Write info@skigirdwood.org or contact your fellow community board member....

  • Girdwood Marathon 2021

    Congratulations to the participants of the Girdwood Full and Half Marathon this past weekend!! The weather held for a great run and type 2 fun. Thank you to our fabulous crew of volunteers and everyone who contributed to the success of the Girdwood Trails Marathon. Special thanks to our sponsors: The Bake Shop, KBay Caffe, Skinny Raven, Mooses Tooth, Powder Hound, The Girdwood Brewery, and of course Alyeska Resort! GNSC has more volunteer opportunities: Contact us to help. See Full Results HERE....

  • Dam

    GNSC members and volunteers cleared a dam this week that already damaged the trail and bridge connections behind Our Lady of the Snows Church. Fortunately, the dam was released after a few hours of labor and the bridge held. Please keep an eye on our local trails and let us know if more damming is taking place! We maintain our trails year-round and appreciate our volunteers....

  • Girdwood Proposed Trails Plan

    Comments due July 26th.  View the plan HERE. Your time today on the current trails plan is worth the fun it can make during winter!  ...

  • 5k great for walking, strolling, running, biking

    Watch for wildlife and maintenance along the 5k Nordic Loop! Please mind your pets and keep the trail more clean than you found it. GNSC is a year-round working non profit board; there are still projects to do. Thank you for your support!...

  • 4/28/21 All done grooming

    We are done grooming for the season!  What a great year!!  Great to see so many people out using the trail system.  Have a great summer!!...