Nordic News

Operations Update 8/27/20

UPDATES 8/27/20: Coconino National Forest Stage One Fire Restrictions in Effect Stage One prohibits fires that are not in regulation fire rings in established campgrounds. Camp fires are NOT allowed at the backcountry yurts, but are still allowed at the front country accommodations at the Nordic Village- we just ask that you use extreme care in doing…

Operations Update 4/21/20

UPDATES 4/21/20: National Forest Campfire Ban in effect: As per a 4/21 press release, no campfires will be permitted on the Coconino National Forest (and thus the Nordic Village) until June 30th or beyond. This does not effect the use of the indoor wood burning stoves inside our yurts and cabins, nor does it effect the use…

Winter Cabin & Yurt Stays at the Nordic Village

What to Expect and Bring for Your Winter Cabin or Yurt Stay So you’ve booked a stay at the Arizona Nordic Village and maybe you’re wondering what you need to bring or just what to expect! Let’s make sure you have the basics covered to ensure you have the best experience possible. Here’s what to…

Hiring for 2019-20 Winter Seasonal Positions!

The Arizona Nordic Village (ANV) is seeking to hire multiple part-time, seasonal positions for the winter season, including: Cross country ski instructors (experience req’d) Groomer (snowcat grooming or heavy machine operation experience req’d) General winter staff – see description below. ANV is a year-round outdoor destination that hosts events, yurt and cabin camping, and trails….

Don’t Fall on Your Aspen 5k

When: October 24th, 2019 Where: Arizona Nordic Village (16848 US-180) Event Day Schedule: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Pre-run hydration, snacks, and high-fives 6:00pm – 5K Start! 6:30pm – 9:00pm -Post-run beer, Pizzicletta mobile pizza oven, campfire s’mores, games and awards – Nordic Village Registration: FREE! (but donations to help offset costs are always welcome) PLEASE RSVP on…

Nordic Village Trails Highlighted for Trail Running Opportunities

Unbeknownst to us, Arizona Daily Sun Sam McManis reporter got out for a trail run at the Nordic Village recently. Enjoy this fun feature (also copied/pasted below) where McManis highlights that snow (powder) isn’t the only way to enjoy the forests and meadows of the Nordic Village. The best part –  trail and facility access is free…

Working to Make Cross Country Skiing More Accessible

We’re working to increase the participation of families and youth in cross country skiing! Check out this recent coverage of our move to boost the accessibility of cross country skiing from Grand Canyon News and the Williams News (sister publications)- we’ve copied and pasted the articles below. Cross country skiing is a great form of exercise and an awesome…

Babbitt Ranches Works With Partners to Enhance The Arizona Trail

Babbitt Ranches, the parent company of the Arizona Nordic Village, was recognized in a Flagstaff Business News article for its work with Coconino County and the Arizona Trail Association. The three entities are working to build new single track trail segments traversing Babbitt Ranches’ private and leased lands that lie between the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests north of Flagstaff….

Parhelic Circle Trail Races

Brand new trail races coming to you! Join us for the inaugural Parhelic Circle Trail Races at the Arizona Nordic Village on July 27-28, 2019. This event is organized by the same folks who bring you the Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Stagecoach Line 100 Mile, 55K, Relays and 100 Mile Mountain Bike Race, and hosts a…