Our meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of each month from April to October (meetings are not held November through March) at the Sandia Ranger Station in Tijeras, featuring an informative presentation on subjects pertinent to our mission.
Next Friends Meeting: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 7 pm
Speakers: SCOTT DIETRICH; SAM BEARD; STEVE ROHOLT
Topic: EVOLUTION OF CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING IN THE SANDIA MOUNTAINS
The history of trail grooming in the Sandias, including an overview of the equipment that has been used over the years up to present; How Sandia Nordic got started and has grown; An overview of the trails that are currently being groomed; An overview of planned improvements to the trails (Sandia Trails Improvement Project component); Distinctions between cross country skiing styles: back-country skiing vs. groomed trail classic and skate skiing; Activities hosted by the Club; Community service provided by the Club (plowing of Ellis lot during government shutdown, efforts to save UNM Ski Team); Instruction available from the Club.
Doors close when we reach capacity or at 7pm.