Ski all the Trails & Poker Run
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

A fun way to challenge yourself and ski the entire trail system at Nelson Nordic Ski Club. Ski on your own or with a partner/team! Classic or free technique!

Join us at Apex Hut and get registered between 9am and noon. Get your orienteering card. Ski all the trails, collecting the necessary punches for your card. Bring your card to Finley’s later.

Prizes will be awarded that evening at 7pm at Finley’s Burger & Beer Fundraiser, where we’ll be raising money for our new grooming machine.

Poker Run: best hand wins prize money, awarded at Finley’s

$10 per individual
Teams are $5 per skier (two or more skiers)
Non-members pay day use fees as well.

Fundraiser for New Grooming Machine at Finley’s
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Clearwater Challenge Hill Climb
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Skate or Classic Ski Hill Climb!
Nelson Nordic Junior Race Team Fundraiser!

Registration: 11:00 am

Race Start: 11:30 a.m.

Entry fee: $10 (cash only)
Location: Clearwater/ Busk Parking Lot

Adult & Junior Categories
Adult Course: 7 km, 300m elevation
Junior Course: shorter, less elevation

Sponsored by Gerick Cycle & Ski

Annual General Meeting via Zoom
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Due to Covid-19, Nelson Nordic Ski Club will be holding its Annual General Meeting via Zoom this year.

To attend, register by 4:00 pm, Wednesday, November 4, 2020.

Register on eventbrite:

Annual Pumpkin Hunt
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Annual Pumpkin Hunt @ Nelson Nordic Ski Club

Join Nelson Nordic’s Track Attack and Junior Racers at our popular annual Pumpkin Hunt to raise funds for our youth ski programs!

We will hide 100 pumpkins in our Enchanted Forest. Children 12 years and under are invited to hunt for a pumpkin, with our ski team athletes to guide them into the forest. FUN for the whole family!

Admission of $20 includes one pumpkin, two hot chocolates and a snack around the fire.

In order to spread out participants and make it a fun and safe event, we will have two sessions, one beginning at 10 am and the second beginning at 11 am.  All tickets must be purchased online in advance at

**Please remember to bring your own mug for hot chocolate and your own drinking water. Special thanks to our generous local sponsors, including Save-On-Foods!

We look forward to seeing you out at the Nelson Nordic Apex trailhead on Sunday, October 24. Rain or shine!
Approx. 10 mins S. of Nelson on Hwy 6, across from Whitewater Rd.

Annual Nordic Ski Swap
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We’re going outside for the cross-country ski swap this year, and the  Nelson Nordic Ski Team will be hosting it  as a team fundraiser for our Track Attack & Junior Racing programs!
All proceeds will be going to the team. The Juniors will also have a ski waxing station set up at the sale. Get your skis waxed by donation, cash only.
Gear drop-off
Friday, October 29th
Gerick Cycle & Ski, 702 Baker St.
Ski Swap
Saturday, October 30th
10am- 12pm
Lakeside Park Rotary Shelter
Unsold Gear Pick-up & Cheques
Saturday, Oct 30th
Lakeside Park Rotary Shelter
* The programs will take 25% of each sale.
* Only Nordic ski equipment & clothing accepted (absolutely NO three pin equipment).
* We will be carefully managing the number of people looking at gear in order to create appropriate spacing and follow COVID guidelines.
* Card or cash payment
* Masks will be required in the lineup & at the swap.
Adult Learn to Ski Clinic
Jan 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Adult Learn to Ski Clinic @ Nelson Nordic Ski Club - Apex Trailhead

Just learning to cross country ski, need a tune up on your technique, or just want to feel more comfortable on different terrain and become more proficient at skiing? Join our instructors for a two hour group clinic!

More information & registration.

Moonlit Ski
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us this Saturday, January 15, for a ski by moonlight to the Euphrates A-Frame. An outdoor fire. Hot apple cider. Tiki torches to light your way home on the Rail Grade.
Time: 6-9 pm
Please bring your own mug and a headlamp.
Cost: by donation for Club members; $5 for non-members
A fundraiser for our Nelson Nordic Ski Team!
Empowering Women on Skis
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Empowering Women on Skis @ Nelson Nordic Ski Club - Apex Trailhead
To support the participation and promotion of females in cross country skiing, Nelson Nordic Ski Club will be hosting a workshop – run by women and for women – to provide them with skills that will help give them confidence and competence in ski waxing and technique.
The session will include a waxing demo and instruction on both classic and skate techniques from certified Nordic ski instructors with our Club, including Head Coach Nicole Perrin, as well as Doris Hausleitner, Cari-Ann Roberts Gotta and Jeanie Dwyer.
Refreshments will be provided.
COVID: Proof of double vaccination will be required for all program participants and masks will be required for indoor portions of the workshop.
Valentine’s Torchlight Ski
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Valentine's Torchlight Ski @ Nelson Nordic Ski Club - Busk Trailhead
A fun family event with tiki torches and hot apple cider. Be sure to bring your mug along.
A suggested donation of $5.00 for members and a $5.00 fee for non-members. Hope to see you there.
Please note the date is Saturday, February 12, and NOT Monday, February 14.

Serving nordic skiers in Nelson & area since 1983