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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19 Mar Friday, March 19, 2021

Kyle and Jim groomed a very cold surface this morning.  As a result, the groomed surfaces are pretty fuzzy - which can make for a fun skating surface.  New classic tracks were set on most of the trails, except for the Arlberg bike path.  It's kind of cool out there, so when you go for a ski on the awesome trails, make sure to wear your woolies....

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16 Mar 3/16/21

Days don't get much better than this! Tonight: Sharon smoothed the Viewscape loop of Moose Meadow. This AM: Shane groomed all trails and set tracks. Thank you groomers! Enjoy the sun and snow everyone...

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15 Mar 3/15/21

Narrow gauge groom last night: Bird to Gird and Viewscape Moose Meadow trail were complete Sunday evening on Pie Day! Have a great snowy week and thank you groomers....

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14 Mar Tues 6pm daylight ski at Moose Meadow

March and daylight savings! The sunset waits until after our 6pm Nordic ski. If you haven't yet, come ski with commUNITY! Meet at Moose Meadow, 6pm Tues. Mar 16th. 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 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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13 Mar 3/13/21

Good sunny Saturday! Luke brushed up the 5k, Moose Meadow, and Upper Meadows this morning.  All trails are being loved - keep them clean and thank you to our volunteer groomers!...

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11 Mar 3/11/21

Tonight: Beaver Pond, Lower Iditarod narrow gauge groomed. AM: Moose Meadow, 5k, and Upper Meadows were in excellent shape today! All trails freshly groomed this morning with tracks set. Thank you groomers! Get out there and don't forget to pick up after your pups. Saw a few fresh brown piles on my morning ski already...

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10 Mar 3/10/21

This afternoon Jeff began packing today's heavy snow, completing laps on the 5k. Our Snowdog was out on the Viewscape loop this evening. We'll see if we can find the trails tomorrow. Enjoy the snow and thank you groomers from Jr Nordic! Also, if your dog runs the multi-use trails, please grab a Mutt Mitt bag and pick up after your pup so we can all cruise the trails....

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06 Mar Saturday evening 3/6/21

Eben touched up all of the Nordic skiing trails with a groom this evening. The 5k and Moose Meadows have classic tracks set and all trails have fresh corduroy laid down. Please pick up after your dogs. Trash cans and poop bags are located at most trailheads. Your fellow trail users and volunteer groomers especially appreciate this! Enjoy your Sunday activities out on Girdwood’s beautiful winter trails!...

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