05 Oct G’Wood Marathon 2021

Congratulations to all Full and Half Marathon Finishers and our fantastic volunteers! We could not have a successful event without all of you! A special thank you to our sponsors: The Bake Shop, KBay Caffe, Girdwood Brewery, Skinny Raven Sports, Mooses Tooth, and of course Alyeska Resort! Find results HERE and show your support for Girdwood Trails by being a steward of local trails....

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05 Oct 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. Support our Girdwood Trails! ...

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15 Jul 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....

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09 Jun Girdwood Marathon! Saturday Oct 2nd

Sign up for the Girdwood Half or Full Marathon. Spots are filling fast! Click to register: https://runsignup.com/girdwoodmarathon2021  Saturday October 2, 2021 in Girdwood! Kids have a category for the Half Marathon as well....

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09 Jun AK Run for Women in Girdwood

Girdwood Run for Women!  Virtual, this Saturday June 12-June 19th. A 5mile course will be flagged along local streets, bikepath, and the beginning of the Nordic trail; a nice Girdwood mix!  Stay on the pink-flagged course for 1-5miles and join the cause!  Course starts at the base of Magic Carpet and continues clockwise, making a big loop. Thank you to Four Valleys Community School for organizing our Girdwood team. Time to register and grow our team! Support your Friends, Mothers, Sisters, Aunts, Grandmothers, and Community. Go solo, with girlfriends, supermen, even your pup.  Pick any day during the virtual event. Click here: https://www.akrfwregistration.org/registration/start-register.php Select 'Join an existing team' and look for Girdwood Four Valleys Community School   https://www.akrfw.org...

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25 Apr 4/25/21

Jim is out grooming this morning on the 5k only, for SKI ONLY traffic when it's just right! Enjoy some good spring skiing still here in Girdwood on snowpack that will soften as the day continues. Thank you groomers and GNSC for your work this season!...

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15 Apr 4/15/21 Groomed 5 K and Upper Meadow Loop

John got out tonight to groom it up. Reported to be a good groom as usual on 5K and Upper Valley Loop. Last nights precip has puddled the Moose Meadow in the usual spots. We are waiting for the water to drain and temps to cool before the next groom. Still OK skiing on a soft surface between water hazards. pz...

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11 Apr 4/11/21 5K gone over by your Dedicated Groomer Crew

Jeff was out last night to spiff up the 5K for your skiing enjoyment. All other trails got a onceover the previous night. The old tracks were left until we get some new snow to refresh them. Still great skiing valley wide. Get out and enjoy our Girdwood trails. Support your local groomer! pz...

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10 Apr Saturday 4/10

Moose Meadows and Upper Meadows were groomed, tracks left. Get outside and enjoy the extended cool temperatures and connections within our Girdwood Valley for snow-covered travel! Thanks to groomers and GNSC members for your support this awesome season! It's not too late to become a member. 5k hopes to be groomed tonight....

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08 Apr SkiMeister: CCAK Uphill Race Saturday Apr 17

Tour de SkiMeister is this Saturday, April 17th. Information HERE.  Thanks to Girdwood Nordic Ski Club and Alyeska Ski Resort, the event to end CCAK's non-season is starting Saturday morning, UP the mountain! The Tour de SkiMeister. Races begin at 9am in 20 second intervals from the base of the tram, Sat Apr 17th with U16 and Under Short Course and U16 and older Long Course. No spectators allowed. Perhaps binoculars on your Girdwood morning walk would be the best viewing - or live feed finish results on your computer! Visit CCAK...

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04 Apr 4/4/21 Sunday

Tonight: John groomed everything. Stay tuned for tomorrow with some clearing skies overnight and a dip in temperature. This am: Good snowy Easter morning! One may not be able to tell, since it's a snowglobe out there, but Luke groomed the 5k, Upper Meadows, and Moose Meadow last night. Dress for the weather and respect the trails and their users. Thank you groomers and Happy Sunday. It's not too late to become a Member of GNSC!...

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30 Mar Tuesday, March 30 2021

It's a beautiful and quiet Tuesday out there. Jeff groomed the trails in Girdwood valley and set tracks. The 5K is completed to set up overnight as well as the meadows. There is some excellent spring skiing today! Get out in these mild temperatures, enjoy Winter, and pick up after your pup.  Thank you groomers for keeping the trails skiable! Tonight: Viewscape Loop, Lower Iditarod, Beaver Pond, and Bird to Gird bikepath have been narrow gauge groomed....

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26 Mar Friday March 26, 2021

Spring is springing but the snow keeps coming! Yesterday added a few inches of snow to the trails so Riley and John groomed all of the main Girdwood Nordic and Multi-Use trails this morning, with classic tracks set. With these longer, sunnier days, the conditions are softening up so don’t be surprised to see grooming equipment out again a couple more times this weekend.    ...

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23 Mar Tues Solo? evening ski tonight!

March and daylight galore! The sunset waits until well after our 6pm Nordic ski. If you haven't yet, come ski with commUNITY! Meet at Moose Meadow, 6pm Tues. Mar 23rd. Ski loops, to the meadows or CAT track and back. All a ski-length (or two) away from community members and friends! Our Lady of the Snows Chapel is another great place to park. Wintry fresh air will make any evening ski along our local trails fulfilling - with or without a crew. Dress warm and wear a face covering. We'll see your eyes and skis there! If you have an obligation these Tuesday nights, come at a time that works for you instead or carry the meeting along as you cruise trails with a much sweeter perspective....

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20 Mar Saturday, March 20, 2021

Luke and John groomed all trails this evening, with classic tracks set throughout the 5k, Upper Meadows and Moose Meadows trails. Things should set up nicely overnight for some beautiful Nordic skiing in Girdwood on Sunday! Ben will groom the Lower Iditarod and Moose Meadows “Viewscape” trails on Sunday morning with the Snow Dog narrow gauge groomer. Those trails are great for a walk or fat tire bike ride. Winter will soon become Breakup so get out and make the most of our winter trails while the gettin’ is good these days!...

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