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When Bears Wake Up

From the National Park Service

When spring arrives and the snow begins to melt, bears start to wake up after months of hibernation. It is an exciting time of the year for bears and park visitors.

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Stewardship March 11, 2024

5 Ways Nordic Ski Racers Can Boost Mental Strength

Simple tips to train your most important secret weapon: your brain.

You’ve increased your VO2 max, tweaked your technique, pushed your strength training…you’re at peak performance and ready for the start gun. But race readiness—or even getting yourself in a good... Read More
Race Resources, Tips & Ideas February 12, 2024

Stop the Leave No Trace Policing

From Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace should never be used to shame, harass, exclude or police people in the outdoors. Full stop. Practicing Leave No Trace is just that: a practice. It is about action, not perfection.

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Stewardship February 12, 2024

The Best Nordic Ski Gear of 2024, According to Colorado Skiers

Nordic center pros and experts share their favorite picks of the season

New gear pops on the scene each year, so we turned to the experts. After all, they know what works. Here are top picks from our CCCSA members and Nordic experts. 

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Tips & Ideas January 10, 2024

Podcast: Backcountry Winter Safety

From Colorado Outdoors

Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s latest podcast episode discusses how to get in front of backcountry danger in the winter. Podcast host Mark Johnson talks with two CPW experts on winter backcountry... Read More
Stewardship January 10, 2024

Tips for Planning a Backcountry Ski Trip

From the Colorado Mountain Club

If you are skiing in a place where the ski patrol does not work, you are in the backcountry. It does not matter if it is five feet outside the resort boundary, or the most remote place in Alaska. Everyone understands that... Read More
Stewardship January 10, 2024

Are You Backcountry Smart?

From Colorado Tourism Office

There’s no feeling quite like that of Colorado’s winter backcountry. From the crisp air against your skin and the quiet solitude of the land to the endless opportunities sprawling before you on more than 8.3... Read More
Stewardship January 10, 2024

Bucket-list Events: Plan Your 2023-24 Season

Whether you want to race, tour, learn something new, or just party with fellow Nordorks, here are season highlights you’ll want to put on your calendar now.

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Race Resources, Tips & Ideas December 15, 2023

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