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Date Saturday  2/20/2021
End Date
Group Western Slope
Event Title XC Ski & Snowshoe Grand Mesa Ward Trails
Start Time 8:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Brenda Leach
Co-Leader Anne Keil
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 4
Type Trip
Trip Type Ski
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate 
Trail Mileage 8
Elevation Gain 500
Driving Distance


Meet at 8:30am the public parking lot close to Autozone in Montrose. The group will caravan to the Ward Trailhead from there. We'll arrive at the Ward Trailhead parking lot around 9:30am.

If traveling from locations other than Montrose, meet at the Ward Trailhead parking lot in the Grand Mesa on highway 65 at 9:30am.

For more info Contact

XC Ski trip leader: Brenda Leach,
Snowshoe trip leader: Anne Keil call/text 303 733 7360


Note that this is located >6 hours from Denver. From the Ward Trailhead parking lot on highway 65, we'll ski and snowshoe the Ward Trail and possibly also some of the ungroomed trails. Expect around 8 miles RT for skiers, mostly on easy-moderate groomed trails. Expect  5-6 miles RT for snowshoers rated easy-moderate. See Cross Country Ski Trails | Grand Mesa Nordic Council ( for a trail map of the Ward Trails area.

When you sign up, please let us know if you'll be skiing or snowshoeing.

COVID CMC precautions in place: face covering must be worn within 6 ft of others.



Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.