Nelson & Kaslo
Mild & Wild
Groomed XC Trails: 40+km in 3 areas
Explore the wilder side of the Kootenays and discover spectacular terrain, an adventurous cross-country community and fresh, crisp winter air. Groomed trails for skate and classic skiers range from grand forest systems with gentle elevation gains alongside winding rivers, to killer uphill grinds with stunning views. The trails feature warming huts, washrooms, and magical night lit loops.
UNGROOMED TERRAIN: For the casual skier, there are dog, kid & snowshoe-friendly rail-trails following Canada's "Great Trail".
Finding Awesome Nordic Skiing in Nelson, Kaslo, and Balfour
Calling all cross-country skiers! The Nelson and Kootenay Lake region offers a variety of nordic and skate options.