PPNC Events

Board Meetings

Regular meetings have begun for the 2023-2024 season. Meetings are usually held at 6:00 PM on the third Wednesday of each month from October to April.  Meeting locations and times vary occasionally, so please email powderpassnordic@gmail.com to confirm meeting information if you would like to attend.

If you are interested in volunteering or helping with trail maintenance, please email powderpassnordic@gmail.com

Pole Creek Challenge

PPNC's signature event, the Pole Creek Challenge is our annual 5K and 10K recreational race and fundraiser.  In 2024, we are also adding a 20K race into the mix!  

The 2024 Pole Creek Challenge will be a held on Saturday, February 24, 2024!  Sign up is now available online at 2024 Pole Creek Challenge. If you prefer to register with a paper form, please email us to request one.

If speed isn't your thing, you can compete in our Total Distance Challenge: Ski or Snowshoe the greatest total distance between February 1-29 and win a special award!  Track yourself using a GPS or smartphone app such as Map My Run, Garmin, Strava, etc. and email your results to powderpassnordic@gmail.com, or track them online using the RunSignUp site.

2024 Pole Creek Challenge Race Day Instructions!

For the Pole Creek Challenge Course Map, Click Here 

Check out race photos here: 2024 Pole Creek Challenge Photos

Click on the year to see finish times from the 2024 (all races), 2024 (20K with lap times), and 2023 Pole Creek Challenge races.  If you are interested in viewing older results, you may request them via email.

Many thanks to our race volunteers, Rocking K Productions, Silver Sage Jewelry & Gifts, The Sports Lure, Powder River Ranger District, Johnson County Tourism Association, Johnson County Recreation District, WYDOT, and the Ambulance Service for making our races a success!

Raise a Glass for PPNC! 

Bond’s Brewing Company

93 North Main Street, Buffalo, WY

Friday, February 9th

5-9 PM

Powder Pass Nordic and Bond's Brewing have partnered to brew a NEW custom beer!  This brew will be released on Friday, February 9, 2024, and will only be available with a donation to PPNC. There will be a silent auction, discounted Pole Creek Challenge registration, and more!  Drop in to enjoy a drink and support your local ski trails!

Classic & Skate Ski Clinics

To avoid holding competing clinics this year, we recommend you check out the Discovery Ski Day and Ski Clinic hosted by our friends at Black Mountain Nordic, on Sunday, February 11, 2024.  More info is available at Black Mountain Nordic: Events 

Skate Ski Clinic

*Due to mixed levels of interest and attendance in recent years, we have not set a date for a Skate Clinic for 2024.  If you would be interested in this offering, please let us know.*