CLRD Cameron Pass Nordic Ranger Program

Woman in a red coat and black pants stands in snowshoes with poles on a snowy trail with blue skies.




What do nordic ranger volunteers do?

  • Ski or snowshoe the ungroomed trails of the Cameron Pass area
  • Act as a responsible representative of the U.S. Forest Service
  • Inform and educate skiers, snowshoers, snowboarders and snomobilers on:
    • Winter recreation opportunities
    • Forest Service regulations
    • Leave No Trace techniques
    • Winter safety
  • Report necessary maintenance and signing needs to the Forest Service
  • Monitor use for winter sports improvements and future planning.

Interested in trail maintenance? You can also participate in the Nordic Ranger Trail Crew to mark and maintain trails and clear downed trees.

What qualifications do I need to become a nordic ranger?

  • Ability to Nordic ski or snowshoe
  • Sincere interest in working with the public
  • Attend required trainings
  • Agree to volunteer at least four days (weekends or holidays preferred) between December and April


Contact Kristy Wumkes for more information at 970-295-6721.

Key Contacts

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Elaine Wells, Visitor Information Services

Canyon Lakes Ranger District

Kristy Wumkes, Volunteer Coordinator

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Sulphur Ranger District

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