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Pagosa Nordic Club hosts Sunset/Moonrise X-C Ski Social Friday

The Pagosa Nordic Club is hosting the season’s last Sunset/Moonrise Soup and Chili X-C Ski Social Friday, March 2.

Join us between 4 and 7 p.m. at the West Fork trail head, located 15 miles east on U.S. 160 from Pagosa Springs, and enjoy a cross-country ski or showshoe under the sunset and moonrise.

We all meet back at the trailhead afterward for a campfire, hot soup and chili, hot cocoa and s’mores. This is a great family friendly activity. You can bring something to share, though it is not expected. We recommend bringing a headlamp or flashlight and that you dress warmly.

Currently, groomed cross-country ski trails for skate skiing and classic cross-country skiing are available at Alberta Park with 10k, compliments of Wolf Creek Ski Area; West Fork trailhead with 10k, compliments of the Pagosa Nordic Club; and Coyote Hill with 14k groomed, compliments of the Pagosa Ranger District. In addition, the Wolf Creek Trail Blazer snowmobile club grooms many miles of multi-use trails around the area.

As always, grooming reports can be viewed at PagosaNordic.Com.

The Pagosa Nordic Club is a nonprofit, 100-percent volunteer organization with a mission, “To enhance winter recreational opportunities in Pagosa Springs by maintaining accessible groomed winter trails for skate skiing, classic cross country skiing and snowshoeing for all ability levels and to encourage and promote the use of these winter trails through education, marketing and events.”

The club relies on membership donations, sponsorships and trail use donations to cover operational expenses and capital equipment investments. To become a club member or donate to the club, check PagosaNordic.Com for details.

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