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 out is founder of Odin Recreation Toby Morse’s life dream.

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Toby Morse, a 50-year veteran of Nordic skiing and visionary, sees the Grand Mesa as a world class snow sports destination with unparalleled Alpine and Nordic skiing, snow shoeing, and snowbiking, for not just the enthusiast, but especially for professional athletes in training. Among many programs, Toby sees an outback Nordic trail system

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flanked with warming huts, a high-altitude lodge-style training facility for ski athletes, retail of the finest in snow gear, a ski bus to shuttle valley residents up and down Powderhorn, winter events and festivals, and much more. In his unfailing dedication to his dream, Toby has invested life savings into creating Odin Recreation and teaming up with all the entities offering snow sports to raise awareness of what a special place the Grand Mesa is.

Toby’s not out to make his fortune; his goal is to leave a legacy.

Hit the trails with high quality Chinook snowshoes, available to rent at the Odin Sports Center at Powderhorn.

Where can you hear more? Toby and KAFM 88.1 have created a new radio spot every 2nd and 4th Monday at noon to give a voice to the movers and shakers in the Grand Mesa snow sports industry. At every show you’ll hear all about upcoming events and exciting snow sports opportunities. Come be part of the hotest happenings at the coldest time of the year.

-Leah Kenyon
Odin Recreation Office Manager