Odin Recreation Blog

The race you can lose and come away a winner.

March, 14th, 2019 at 12:01 pm

Not that you will lose; only that winning isn’t everything. The Odin Invitational is about pushing the limits of your freestyle skiing skill, yes, but the real focus is ski racing is fun. Snow is [Read More…]

Lucy’s Pro Shop Now Open!

March, 7th, 2019 at 1:48 pm

Meet Lucy the Super Pooch. She’s Toby’s assistant coach and lover of romping in the snow. It’s easy for Lucy: her coat and boots are built-in. Lucy feels bad for humans who have to wear [Read More…]

Meet Jennifer

March, 5th, 2019 at 10:52 am

She’s Toby’s Dream Three years ago, when I first met National Masters Champion and 50-year ski veteran Toby Morse, he was dreaming of grooming world-class Nordic ski trails at an unused section of Powderhorn Mountain. [Read More…]

Back Tracks: Snow Sports on the Grand Mesa Radio Show

February, 25th, 2019 at 8:46 am

Tune into KAFM 88.1 every 2nd and 4th Monday at NOON to hear all six LIVE episodes of the Snow Sports on the Grand Mesa Radio Show! The show features exciting upcoming snow events and how [Read More…]

Barnelopet: Funny name, tons of fun.

February, 19th, 2019 at 10:52 am

What do you do when the average winter temperature is below freezing and the sun only shines few hours per day? You utter words to illicit smiles and get outside, of course. From Norway, the [Read More…]

The exciting January 26 intercollegiate race at the Odin Sports Center!

February, 13th, 2019 at 11:03 am

The Most Unusual Snow Racing Weekend on the Western Slope

February, 7th, 2019 at 10:08 am

The Most Unusual Snow Racing Weekend on the Western Slope If you’re reading this, you enjoy that marvelous feeling of controlled speed–the moment you realize your skis or snowshoes or your fatbike are no longer [Read More…]

Cross-Country Alternative by Ann Wright, GJ Daily Sentinel

January, 31st, 2019 at 8:28 am

From lessons to racing, to a challenging alternative to downhill skiing,  the Odin Sports Center is a wonderful place to Nordic ski. Read all about it in this Ann Wright article published in the GJ [Read More…]

Is Grand Junction a Ski Town?

January, 22nd, 2019 at 10:28 am

Visit Vail or Aspen and you know you are in a ski town. Ski lifts and hotels dominate the landscape. Everyone seems to be wearing spandex pants and sleek jackets with a pair of reflective [Read More…]

Snow Sports on the Grand Mesa Radio Show

January, 14th, 2019 at 10:03 am

People flock to the Grand Mesa all summer long for hiking, camping, and fishing, but few know the Grand Mesa is one of the world’s gems when it comes to snow sports. Getting the word [Read More…]