Jan 28 – Feb 2, 2017, 10th Mountain Hut Trip

The first hut trip of the season will be to the 10th Mountain Hut. Nestled at timberline below the majestic peaks of the Colorado Continental Divide, 10th Mountain Division Hut forms a perfect destination for a single hut trip or ski-through using other nearby huts. Completed during the summer of 1989, the hut was built in honor of the 10th...

Jan 13 – 16, 2017, Leadville Bus Trip

The first bus trip of the 2017 ski season will be to Leadville, CO, where we will stay in the Columbine Inn. The Columbine has the usual amenities available, including complimentary breakfast and high speed internet. You also can enjoy the town's many amenities and nightlife. Leadville is the home of the legendary Molly Brown. The town of Leadville...

X-C Ski injuries and ski bindings

We had a thread recently on our NMCCSC Facebook Group Page recently that those of you interested in improving your skiing without compromising your safety should read. It talks about X-C Ski injuries and ski bindings. Here is an excerpted version of the thread. The best research shows while releasable binding has helped protect against ankle and lower leg...

2016 Telemark Clinic

Skiers, Barry Ritchey (a Grand Pooh-bah from the Telly Tribe) has scheduled all-levels telemark clinics. Class size is limited. Call to reserve a spot. Barry Ritchey, 505-238-8123, barryxwind@msn.com When: January 10 Beginner Clinic       9:30-11:30 a.m. Intermediate Clinic 1:00-3:00 p.m. Advanced Skills     11:30-1:00 (ski as a group, less talk, more ski paced) Where: You buy a...

Ski Santa Fe

This information just in from Steve Roholt reporting on Santa Fe ski trail conditions. If you love winter, snow and skiing of any kind, you would love this. Feel free to share if you'd like. Norski trail in the last photo would be worth checking out. Kathy Kubarski has reported on the condition of this trail as well as...

Mistletoe Canyon Ski Trail Closure

Several years ago the Copar Company from Espanola operated the El Cajete pumice mine on the Jemez Ranger District (JRD) in the East Fork area. After the mine was closed, Copar reclaimed the site by contouring the surface and planting grass and pine trees. The site is now enclosed by a barbed wire fence, and this area is closed...

Aladdin’s Lamp Hut Trip

We will have a hut trip to Aladdin’s Lamp Hut, near Molas Pass just off Highway 550 between Durango and Silverton from Friday, Jan 29, to Sunday, Jan 31, 2016. The hut is located a very short distance off the highway (about 300 feet from parking to hut), so there is no problem with wrestling a pack up a...

2016 Ski Instruction Program

Instruction Programs Beginner & Rusty Skier Lessons Want to try cross-country skiing? Want to renew some rusty skills? Never took a lesson and want to learn the techniques? Each winter the ski club offers beginning cross country ski lessons. This winter, a classroom session will start us off on January 12th from 6:00 to-8:00 p.m. at the Lomas-Tramway Library....

AIARE Avalanche Class for Club Members

The ski club is sponsoring level one avalanche education specifically for ski club members. This means the class will be located where skiers have access (you won't have to ski black diamonds). Members should be able to handle class 2 terrain. If you ski day tours in Colorado back-country or if you want to go on hut trips, this...