There is no doubt that Colorado has some of the best alpine skiing opportunities in the world, with major lift-access resorts such as Breckenridge
attracting anywhere between 1.3 and 1.6 million annual visitors. However, our state is also home to cross-country skiing opportunities that are equally unmatched. Rather than bombing the slopes at top speed, cross-country skiing (also known as Nordic skiing) allows you to explore Colorado’s wilderness and truly immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Rockies. Here are a few of the best places to Nordic ski this season.