What we're about
The Central Oregon Nordic Club's charter is to promote backcountry cross country skiing and snow shoeing in the Bend Area. In the winter the club leads weekly skiing trips. In the summer the club leads weekly hiking trips.
The club is a strong advocate for these "ungroomed" sports in various meetings that bring together the many user groups that share the National Forest.
Please visit our homepage for details.
Central Oregon Nordic Club Homepage (http://conordicclub.org/)
Trips are frequently offered to the Meetup community using this website. Meetup members are encouraged to take several trips without becoming members, but are encouraged to pay their dues eventually!
Why pay dues? Club dues and volunteers maintain 5 ski huts: Swampy, Nordeen, Swede, Edison, and AC/DC. We also supply maps at trailheads, clear and brush trails, and install diamonds along trails. In the past 10 years we have worked with the Forest Service to raise money and provide labor to build 2 new ski huts at a cost of $35k each.
Activities available to members only include weekly Sunday local outings and excursions each year to other ski areas including the Methow Valley and Crater Lake.
Please join us for some fun trips and help out with a couple of volunteer activities.
- Skiing may be significantly impacted by changing weather conditions (rain, wind, reduced visibility). Participants must monitor activities for cancellations or changes. If the weather conditions are bad on the day of the scheduled meetup, the meetup may be cancelled. If the event is cancelled due to poor weather, a message will be posted on the morning of the meetup by 7:30 a.m.
- Participants must be ready to start skiing with the group at the Meetup time. If your plans change, please cancel from the Meetup event so the group is not waiting for you.