Busted-Thunder Nordic Traverse is a 12 mile remote cross country ski trail. You must be prepared for possible adverse weather and strenuous conditions. There are no services or shelters along the entire trail.
This trail is designed as a one-way ski from Busted Arm Draw XC trail head to Thunder road. It is recommended you park a vehicle at Thunder road and start skiing from Busted Arm Draw trail head.
Directions to Thunder Road Trail Head from Norwood:
Head west on Highway 145 (Grand Ave.) and turn left at the end of town onto County Rd 42ZS . Follow County Rd 42ZS for 1 mile. Turn right onto County Rd 43Y. In a half mile, take a left on Thunder Road. Follow Thunder Road up the hill for about 2 miles. Forest Service Rd 609 is on the right; park in a safe location along the Thunder Road. Trail Head Map
Map of ski trails: Blue trails are groomed for for classic and skate skiing, orange trails are backcountry and pink trails are ungroomed roads.