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Trails and Grooming Update

Monday April 3, 2023

Good Morning Skiers,

As of 7:06am the temperatures is -9c with clear skies. It will be mostly sunny skies for the the remainder of the day with peak temperatures of +7c.

Grooming is complete on Clearwater including Wolverine Loop, but minus Cabin and Moose Loop. Busk/Euphrates is also complete minus Camp Busk and the short Euphrates loops. Apex will not be groomed going forward.


Nelson Nordic Ski Club is seeking a General Manager to work collaboratively with a highly motivated Board of Directors and an experienced staff to ensure operations are efficient and aligned with our mission: To engage our community through inclusive Nordic skiing opportunities and programs that enrich our love of the sport and the outdoors.

The General Manager will manage the Club’s resources including staffing, facilities, programs, equipment and volunteers. A complete Job Description can be viewed here.

Desired Qualifications/Experience

  • Advocate for and active participant in the sport of Nordic skiing
  • Proven excellence working in a team environment
  • Experience working with a non-profit society or similar
  • Demonstrated management skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in computer skills to perform such work as grooming reports, website updates, social media, member communication, online registration, invoicing, monthly reports and sponsor solicitation. . 
  • Self- motivated and organized
  • Strong verbal and written communication and public relations skills
  • Creative thinker for media articles, Facebook posts and newsletters

Preferred Start Date: April 17, 2023

Application Deadline: March 31, 2023

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to the Club Secretary, Ron Sherman, at by March 31, 2023.  We thank all applicants in advance; however only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.  


This is a full-time position (~1600 hours annually) with the number of hours worked per week varying seasonally (35 hours/week September to April; ≤30 hours/week May to August). This position offers a competitive compensation package, with an annual salary range of $55,000–$63,000 inclusive of benefits, based on experience and abilities. 

About the Club 

Nelson Nordic Ski Club is a thriving organization that has experienced significant growth since the Club was formed in 1983. There are currently approximately 1,300 members with an additional large day pass contingent enjoying the many kilometres of groomed trails. The Club also has a large school outreach program and extensive skills development programs for youth (Jackrabbits, Track Attack and Junior Racers) as well as adults.

Trails and Grooming Update

Thursday March 9, 2023

Good Morning Skiers,
The time is 6:20am and the temperature at our club is -9c, with no fresh snow overnight. Temperatures should peak at 0c in midafternoon with clouds and a chance of flurries in the early morning. After 10am it will be a mix of sun and cloud.

We are right on schedule for our grooming this morning with Cottonwood and Stadium done. Clearwater is being done at the moment. Once Clearwater is finished, we will be doing a full refresh of Busk/Euphrates. Finally we will finish with the remainder of the trails on the Apex side, with completion around 9:30am.

We have had a wildlife filled year at our club, with Moose, Elk and Wolves and Coyotes all over our trail network. This makes skiing at our club a richer experience. But we have a responsibility to keep these animals, and ourselves safe, which is simple. If you see any of these animals, stop and let them move on. Do not approach any wildlife. Thanks and enjoy the trails!