Events

Events

December
December 14th, 2019

Opening Day at The Snowmass Cross Country Center (snow dependent)

Where

Snowmass Cross Country Center, 0446 Clubhouse Drive Snowmass Village, CO 81615 (970) 923-5700

When

9:00am - 4:30pm

The Snowmass Cross Country Center is located on the Snowmass Golf Course, surrounded by 10 kilometers of trails for skate skiing, classic cross country skiing, and snowshoeing. Further trails lead from the Snowmass Cross Country Center to Snowmass Mountain and all the way to to Aspen.

December 15th, 2019

Moore Loop Sprints - Aspen Cup Nordic Series

Where

Moore Loop - Aspen Rec Center, 0861 Maroon Creek Rd, Aspen, CO

When

10:00am - 12:00pm

The Aspen Cup Nordic Series is a six-event race and recreational cross-country ski series held in the Aspen/Snowmass area that emphasizes FUN and fitness for all ages and abilities, racers and non-racers alike. The Ute Mountaineer in Aspen is the promoter for the Series.

Two person teams, each 3x1.5K. Techniques to be determined.

January
January 5th, 2020

Spring Gulch 10K Classic - Aspen Nordic Cup Series

Where

Spring Gulch Nordic Center, 119-53 Co Rd 108, Carbondale, CO

When

10:00am - 12:00pm

The Aspen Cup Nordic Series is a six-event race and recreational cross-country ski series held in the Aspen/Snowmass area that emphasizes FUN and fitness for all ages and abilities, racers and non-racers alike. The Ute Mountaineer in Aspen is the promoter for the Series.

10K classic race with shorter distances available

January 12th, 2020

FREE!! Aspen Cross Country Center Ski Extravaganza - Hosted by The Ute Mountaineer

Where

Aspen Cross Country Center, 39551 W. Hwy 82 Aspen, Colorado 81611 (970) 925-2145

When

10:00am - 2:00pm

This FREE event, hosted annually by The Aspen/Snowmass Nordic Council, The Aspen Cross Country Center and Ute Mountaineer, gives skiers, first timer to Olympic medalist, the opportunity to try FREE Rental and Demo equipment, take a FREE Classic and Skate lesson, and enjoy FREE food with a fantastic raffle to close the day. Did we mention it's FREE!

January 22nd, 2020

XC Games Night Skate Sprint - Aspen Cup Nordic Series

Where

Aspen Cross Country Center, 39551 W. Hwy 82 Aspen, Colorado 81611 (970) 925-2145

When

6:00pm - 7:00pm

This is an event you do not want to miss! Held under the glow of the Winter X-Games lights from Buttermilk, this race consists of two person relay teams skiing 1K loops for a total of 6K. Kids Team relay on the 1K loop, 2K total.

February
February 1st, 2020

AVSC Nordic Bonfire Dinner

Where

Aspen Cross Country Center, 39551 W. Hwy 82 Aspen, Colorado 81611 (970) 925-2145

When

6:00pm - 8:00pm

One of the most popular winter events in the upper valley, this progressive dinner on skis and snowshoes benefits the Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club Nordic programs. Enjoy fantastic food, fun and music while supporting the valley's largest non-profit organization.

February 8th, 2020

Aspen High School Open/RMISA Open FISU - Raoul Wille Memorial Ski Race Weekend

Where

Aspen Valley Ski Club, 300 AVSC Dr, Aspen, CO 81611

When

10:00am - 2:30pm

Hosted by the Aspen Valley Ski Club, Aspen High School and City of Aspen, these races, held at the AVSC Nordic Ski Venue feature elite athletes from the Rocky Mountain Region competing in individual start Skate skiing with distances from 10k to 3K. The races are free for spectators.  Please use Public Transportation as parking is limited.

February 9th, 2020

Owl Creek Chase - Raoul Wille Memorial Race Weekend and Aspen Cup Nordic Series

Where

Snowmass Cross Country Center, 0446 Clubhouse Drive Snowmass Village, CO 81615 (970) 923-5700

When

9:00am - 1:00pm

A challenging and fun 21K race from the heart of Snowmass Village to Aspen Valley Ski Club along the beautiful Owl Creek Trail corridor. This event offers prize money for the Classic division, with a 15K tour from Two Creeks to Aspen beginning at 10:00 AM. Register online at the event link below.

February 16th, 2020

Ski For The Pass - Aspen Cup Nordic Series

Where

Winter closure gate east of Aspen on Hwy 82

When

10:00am - 12:00pm

This 7K Classic ski race/tour allows you to ski on Independence Pass from the Winter Gate to Lincoln Creek. It is the only day of the year that the road is groomed for Classic skiing. Featuring hot drinks, an aid station and gear shuttle, this scenic event is a fund raiser for The Independence Pass Foundation.

March
March 1st, 2020

50th Annual Silverboom Race and BBQ - Season Ending Race of The Aspen Cup Nordic Series

Where

Snowmass Cross Country Center, 0446 Clubhouse Drive Snowmass Village, CO 81615 (970) 923-5700

When

9:00am - 12:00pm

5/15K Skate and a 1.5K Kiddie Boom race following the main event. This fun, final race is a celebration of The Aspen Nordic Cup Series with food, awards and a rousing raffle.

March 22nd, 2020

Closing day for both Aspen and Snowmass Cross Country Centers

Where

Aspen Cross Country Center, 39551 W. Hwy 82 Aspen, Colorado 81611 (970) 925-2145, Snowmass Cross Country Center, 0446 Clubhouse Drive, Snowmass Village, CO 81615 (970) 923-5700

When

9:00am - 4:00pm

Thank you for your support through another season of fantastic Nordic skiing.  Please return all season rentals to the Aspen Cross Country center by 4:00 PM, Saturday March 21. Have a great summer and we'll see you next November.





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