There are more than one hundred kilometers of trails at YMCA’s Snow Mountain Ranch. Treks exist for every level of skier, from the newbie to the seasoned racer.
The Nordic Center is open every day during the winter season to the public. Both public and private ski lessons of one hour are available. Those without equipment can rent it here.
The trails are open to snowshoers as well. There is even a Fat Bike Series for mountain snow bike enthusiasts. The resort also offers ice skating, sledding, tubing and sleigh rides.
Children’s programs exist for both beginners and young pros aged 5-10, which feature ski games, winter nature activities and ends with a a Nordic Ski Festival. This happens on Friday and Sunday from 1-2:30pm during the season.
Address: 1101 County Road 53, Granby
Map: Snow Mountain Ranch Nordic Center (PDF)
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