26 May Thank you to our Members and Donors

Girdwood Nordic 2019-2020 Members Leah & Cody Scholz Karen, Mike, Harlan, Ruby Loso Ed Kamienski & Emmy Zartman Briana Sullivan & Marc Esslinger Nels, Rachel, Ariana Barber Brian, Isha, Bella Kari Carolyn Seramur Jill & Joel Gordon Jim Braham & Kathy Peters Kim Blommel & Charlie Crangle Bre, Ryan, Miles, Dean Donovan Sally and Jim Burkholder Jessica Schaeffer Peter Zug & Lin Hinderman Bonnie York Deb and Keith Essex Lauri & Jeff Bassett Mark, Tara, Bethany Wells Mark & Kathy Saugstad Thomas Brewer John & Ronni Weddleton Amy and Greg Schumacher Justin & Mary Thomas Jennifer Spain Sam Sterling Denis & Debbie Corral Mark Jonas Eryn Boone Jessica Daniels Paul W. Wunnicke Karen Schoemaker Kristin Denton Alaska Stone Care Kevin Desmond Jim Waugaman Antonia Sparrow Howard Magoon Kari Lovett Mike Edgington Erik Flora Garrett Swygman Pamela Richter Jim & Susan Reeves Andy & Janet Kellam-Munter Pat & Betsy Preis  Sally Randich Eileen Driscoll Carriage House Accomodations Cyrus Read Jane Sauer Max Treinen Lex Treinen Nick Treinen Rosie Frankowski Zoe Fuller Russ DeVries Buffie Cubit Fred Stutzer Debra Wickler Dan Brokaw Brian & ELLIE Burnett Dustin Shannon David & Elaine McCambridge John Amore Ron Tenny Laurie Derrick Richard Mize JOSEPH KURTAK Becky Hauser Jamie Oakley Rebecca & Graham Emerson Scott Thomas Lily Grbarach Barbara & Paul Crews Liam & Francis Connor Leola & Barron Rutherford Holly Hill Heather & Matt Szundy Paul & Cindi Wilson Chris Wilson & Anne Thomas Alex Wilson & Rachel Steer Dave Robinson Aaron Stiassny & Julie-Pierre LeClerc Holly & Darby Hobson Woodland Preschool Teresa Paquet Sally & Bob Messing Jackie and Ruby Collins Maggie Donnelly Rebecca & Jerry Reichlin Catherine Moncrieff Margaret & Ethan Tyler Henry Munter Matt & Katra Wedeking Four Valleys Community School Ally & Mike Goens Catherine McDermott Meghan Nedwick Nathan Lukes DDS Cary & Nate Lukes Anna & Mike Fleming Elizabeth Finch Allison Kristensen Sasha Swift Kalie Harrison Luke & Amy Smith Chris & Joslyn Stinson Kyle & Stacy Kelley Louis Theiss Becky Germain Gwen Sovitski Nicole Geils Terri Adkins Kristy & Chris Urstadt Gail Hille Jess Roberts Vicky Clark Aleph Johnston-Bloom Kathy Lowe Susan Opalka Tiffany Peterson Judy Onslow Donna Knutsen Rachel Beissmann Maggie Laufenberg Martin Cassens Peterson EM LLC Shannon Brockman Emily Wiswesser Kurt Eriksson Jehn Pahl Chuck & Kerry Dorius Kirstyn Draper Jody Clingenpeel Danell Isaacs Laurie & Keith Tryck Sandy Mapes JR Eker Kathy Joy-Holmes Jean Pierre Rosay Thomas Jones Jeremy Wood Amy Quesenberry Ben Arians Jolie Johnson Elizabeth Anderson Kathy Trautner Rachel Steer Kari Hendrich Ray and Julie Robinson Kristian Sieling Pick. Click. Give.  Anonymous (9) Shane Bowlin Brian Burnett Kristen Cassens Madelyn Cassens Evan Corral Jessica Daniels Barry Dearborn Robert Dugan Sherry Dugan Fred Esposito Deb Essex Molly Etters Richard Evenhouse Amanda Gross Molly Hickox Gail Hille Isabel Lukes Thomas Manos George Mapes Michael Miller Jacob Panzer Michelle Pearson Britta-Lis Perry Carl Propes Cyrus Read Matias Saari Eben Stone Heather Szundy Matthew Szundy Brennan Walsh John Weddleton Capital Donors 2020: Lin Hinderman Girdwood Forest Fair Inc. Wilson Family Foundation James N Reeves Glenn Gellert Michael Smith & Nina Kemppel Connor Scher Chuck Dorius Kevin Desmond Lauren Georgelos Mark & Christine Flanum Lynne' Doran Groomers Deb Essex Eben Stone Tim Charnon Shane Bowlin Ethan Tyler Adam Harkreader Peter Zug Jim Braham Kyle Kelley John Gallup Marc Esslinger Chris Stinson ...

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24 Mar It’s not too late to become a GNSC Member!

Recreating in the beautiful Girdwood valley while keeping our distance is possible this season thanks to the continued efforts of our volunteer groomers working on the fantastic snow-covered Nordic and multi-use trails. Sport your Moose pin today and stay healthy, clean, and grateful. Sign up online here....

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29 Feb Sunday Ski @ noon: Moose Meadow and tasty Chili after

Ski moose meadow in the fresh snow Sunday at noon and head to the Brewery after from 2-4, where we'll have hearty chili for hungry skiers! GBC is hosting a fundraiser for GNSC and all proceeds go to the ski club!  We'll have a donation jar next to crock pots of chili. Please BYOB & spoon - Bring Your Own Bowl/mug/cup and spoon to keep Girdwood and Alaska trash free!!...

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21 Feb xc ski Wednesday is tonight and the skiing is sweet

What better place to be in the evening than under the stars and snowy mountains, cruising along on your quiet skinny skis. The views have been spectacular. Maybe we don't need a headlamp anymore! What: Join Girdwood Brewing Co. and Girdwood Nordic for a free family friendly event (not a kid drop-off). All levels are welcome. Go classic or skate, and leave your pups at home. The snow has been awesome...

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16 Feb There’s a Wednesday again this week – are you missing the 6pm ski?

What better place to be in the evening than under the stars and snowy mountains, cruising along on your quiet skinny skis. The views have been spectacular. What: Join Girdwood Brewing Co. and Girdwood Nordic for a free family friendly event (not a kid drop-off). All levels are welcome. Go classic or skate, and leave your pups at home. The snow has been awesome...

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16 Feb Today 5pm! 5k @ 5pm xc ski and cheers Sunday

Meet at the 5k parking lot at 5pm for a pop up Happy Hour ski! Go classic or skate; it's all skiing great! Why not do a tour - start from Moose Meadow or Our Lady of the Snows and connect the trails? Bring your thermos, bevy, or goodies to tailgate after. Families and friends welcome. Furry friends welcome on the multi-use trails with their doggy-do gear. Is Wednesday night not working for your schedule to ski with your community? Extend your weekend with this community ski and bring a friend or make a new one!  ...

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30 Jan Ski with your People! Wed Feb 5th, 6pm

What: Join Girdwood Brewing Co. and Girdwood Nordic for a free family friendly event (not a kid drop-off). All levels are welcome. Go classic or skate, and leave your pups at home. Skating would be great tonight on the CAT track or 5k!! The snow has been awesome...

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23 Jan Come Ski with community! Wed Jan 29 6pm

  What: Join Girdwood Brewing Co. and Girdwood Nordic for a free family friendly event (not a kid drop-off). All levels are welcome. Go classic or skate, and leave your pups at home. While no actual coaching or teaching will be given, light pointers and advice will be to those looking for some. We've been gazing at the stars above and gliding on fresh groom and fluffy snow. After skiing, meet at GBC for refreshments and community building. Cheers! When: Wed Jan 29nd @ 6pm. Be back to pkg lot by 7:30 at latest. Last call @ GBC is 7:59! Where: 5k parking lot at Arlberg Gear: GYOG (bring your own gear). Dress for the cold.  Wear a headlamp!...

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21 Jan Community Ski Wed Jan 22, 6pm!

What: Join Girdwood Brewing Co. and Girdwood Nordic for a free family friendly event (not a kid drop-off). All levels are welcome. Go classic or skate, and leave your pups at home. While no actual coaching or teaching will be given, light pointers and advice will be to those looking for some. We've been gazing at the stars above and gliding on fresh groom and fluffy snow. After skiing, meet at GBC for refreshments and community building. Cheers! When: Wed Jan 22nd @ 6pm. Be back to pkg lot by 7:30 at latest. Last call @ GBC is 7:59! Where: 5k parking lot at Arlberg Gear: GYOG (bring your own gear). Dress for the cold.  Wear a headlamp!  ...

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09 Jan Community Ski Meet-Up Wed Jan 15th 6pm at 5k

What: Join Girdwood Brewing Co. and Girdwood Nordic for a free family friendly event (not a kid drop-off). All levels are welcome. Go classic or skate, and leave your pups at home. While no actual coaching or teaching will be given, light pointers and advice will be to those looking for some. After skiing, meet at GBC for refreshments and community building. Cheers! When: Wed Jan 15th @ 6pm. Be back to pkg lot by 7:30 at latest. Last call @ GBC is 7:59! Where: 5k parking lot at Arlberg Gear: GYOG (bring your own gear). Dress for the cold.  Wear a headlamp!...

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04 Jan Community Ski Meet Up Wed Jan 8th 6pm at 5k

What: Join Girdwood Brewing Co. and Girdwood Nordic for a free family friendly event (not a kid drop-off). All levels are welcome. Go classic with these brisk temps, and leave your pups at home. While no actual coaching or teaching will be given, light pointers and advice will be to those looking for some. After skiing, meet at GBC for refreshments and community building. Cheers! When: Wed Jan 8th @ 6pm. Be back to pkg lot by 7:30 at latest. Last call @ GBC is 7:59! Where: 5K Parking Lot at Arlberg  Gear: GYOG (bring your own gear). Dress for the cold.  Wear a headlamp!...

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14 Dec Friday Dec. 20th Solstice Celebration 6 – 8 PM

[caption id="attachment_2082" align="alignright" width="465"] See the Girdwood nordic trail dressed in holiday lights Dec 20 6-8pm[/caption] December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 5K Trailhead Kiosk Girdwood, AK 99587 United States + Google Map Come join us at the 5 K Trailhead Friday night. The fire will be warm, refreshments Hot and the lights burning brightly. Join us for this family affair with fellow web-footed Girdwoodians to welcome winter to our valley trails. It is time to do your best SNOW dance ! Follow the lights around the 1k loop and help us celebrate the beginning of Winter and the longer days to come....

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15 Feb Registration open for 2019 Alyeska SkiMeister!

Register now for the Alyeska SkiMeister on April 20th. It's a spring tradition and a final hurrah on the last weekend of resort operations as we say goodbye to winter. This FUN event combines downhill skiing, Nordic and biking in one continuous race. Learn more and register HERE....

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17 Dec Solstice Night!

With SNOW we ski!  Join us this Friday, Dec 22 @ 7pm at the GNSC kiosk to ski and then gather around the bonfire.  Sip hot cocoa, celebrate Solstice. Headlamps and lights encouraged; bring a thermos or buy a NEW moose thermos on Friday!  Sign up for a 2018 Membership here or on Friday!  This is a zero waste event....

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08 Oct 2017 Girdwood Trails Marathon Race Results

The 2nd annual Girdwood Trail Marathon was contested under clear skies and run over 26 miles of Girdwood’s spectacular trail system. This is the only looped trail marathon in Alaska, The race route covers trails managed by Girdwood Nordic Ski Club, Girdwood Park & Rec, Chugach State Park, U.S. Forest Service, Girdwood School and Alyeska Resort. All the proceeds of this run go back to the groups that maintain and build Girdwood trails. The men’s race was won by Alaska back country legend Miles Raney. He bested Matias Saari (2016 winner) and Soren Weurth. The Women’s field was won by APU skier Lauren Fritz, she topped Julie Johnson and Rachel Steer for her first win in Girdwood. Volunteers from Girdwood Nordic Ski Club and the Girdwood Trails Committee made this event happen! See full results here...

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