Calendar

Mar
8
Sun
2020
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
LOADS OF DRAW PRIZES!

Sponsored by Gerick Cycle & Ski

Oct
24
Sun
2021
Annual Pumpkin Hunt 2023
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Annual Pumpkin Hunt 2023 @ 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 150 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!

Rubber Boots are recommended:)

Admission of $20 includes one pumpkin, two hot chocolates and 2 cookies.

In order to spread out participants and make it a fun and safe event, we will have three sessions, one beginning at 10:00 am, second at 10:30 am, and third at 11:00 am.  All tickets must be purchased online in advance at nelsonnordicski.square.site

**Please remember to bring your own mug for hot chocolate and your own drinking water. Special thanks to our generous local sponsors; Save-On-Foods, Safeway, Kootenay Coop, Oso Negro and Kootenay Bakery!

We look forward to seeing you out at the Nelson Nordic Apex trailhead on Sunday, October 22. Rain or shine!
Approx. 10 mins S. of Nelson on Hwy 6, across from Whitewater Rd.

Oct
30
Sat
2021
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
6:15pm-8:00pm
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
1:30pm-3:00pm
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.
Jan
15
Sat
2022
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!
Apr
2
Sun
2023
Clearwater Challenge!
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Clearwater Challenge!
It’s Clearwater Challenge time! Join us for the return of this fun, friendly community fundraiser for our Nelson Nordic Ski Team.
For some, it’s an opportunity to test themselves against the clock to beat the field or set a PR up Clearwater Main Trail. For others, it’s a challenge to get to the top for the first time this year, or maybe for the first time ever!
All ages are welcome! Everyone’s a winner when they take on the Clearwater Challenge!
Sunday, April 2, 2023
Registration: 9:30 am
Event start: 10:00 am
$20 entry fee, you choose whether to ski skate or classic.
Amazing door prizes at the finish!
Big thanks to our sponsors and prize donors: Ambler, Big Cranium Design, Broken Hill, Cartolina, Gerick Cycle & Ski, Kurama Sushi, Nelson’s Chocofellar, Notably, Otter Books, Sprout, and Valhalla Pure Outfitters!
Clearwater Challenge!
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Clearwater Challenge!
It’s Clearwater Challenge time! Join us for the return of this fun, friendly community fundraiser for our Nelson Nordic Ski Team.
For some, it’s an opportunity to test themselves against the clock to beat the field or set a PR up Clearwater Main Trail. For others, it’s a challenge to get to the top for the first time this year, or maybe for the first time ever!
All ages are welcome! Everyone’s a winner when they take on the Clearwater Challenge!
Sunday, April 2, 2023
Registration: 9:30 am
Event start: 10:00 am
$20 entry fee, you choose whether to ski skate or classic.
Amazing door prizes at the finish!
Big thanks to our sponsors and prize donors: Ambler, Big Cranium Design, Broken Hill, Cartolina, Gerick Cycle & Ski, Kurama Sushi, Nelson’s Chocofellar, Notably, Otter Books, Sprout, and Valhalla Pure Outfitters!
Jan
14
Sun
2024
POSTPONED Stay tuned for a New Years Day Carnival 2024 at a later time
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Feb
10
Sat
2024
Tour de Soup 2024
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour de Soup 2024 @ Nelson Nordic Ski Club

You are cordially invited to our fabulous and popular Tour de Soup!

On Saturday,February 10th, from noon to 2 p.m., come join us for a gourmet ski experience!

Visit any of our warming cabins at Apex, Euphrates (Busk) and Clearwater and sample a delicious cup of soup at each. Soup is offered BY DONATION, with proceeds going to the Nelson Community Food Centre and to support Club activities.

Please bring your own cup or mug for soup! (Suggested min. donation: $4 per cup.)

Non-members must pay trail user fees, as usual.

 

Feb
25
Sun
2024
Nelson Capstone Caper Loppet – Fun for the Whole Family!
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am

Join Kaelum Smith and Maya Abraham on their “Capstone Quest” to host the Nelson Loppet, a family fun event to raise funds for the “Coldest Night of the year!

Date:February 25, 2024

Loppet Start Time: 10:00

Pre Regstration Link: Nelson Loppet Registration Form

Where: Nelson Nordic Ski Club, Busk Parking lot, please arrive early

Do you need some inspiration? Read a few words below from our wonderful Junior Racer hosts:

It’s cold out there. On February 25th, me (Kaelum Smith) alongside my close friend and teammate (Maya Abraham) are hosting a loppet-style cross country ski race at the Nelson Nordic ski trails. This is a free event, however we would be very grateful for any donations towards the “Coldest Night of the Year,” a nation-wide fundraiser in support of the people and families experiencing hurt, hunger, and homelessness in our community. Please, give generously by clicking the “Donate Now” button on our fundraising page. Thanks!

Mar
17
Sun
2024
Clearwater Challenge March 17, 2024!
Mar 17 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
It’s Clearwater Challenge time! Join us for the return of this fun, friendly community fundraiser for our Nelson Nordic Ski Team.
For some, it’s an opportunity to test themselves against the clock to beat the field or set a PR up Clearwater Main Trail. For others, it’s a challenge to get to the top for the first time this year, or maybe for the first time ever!
All ages are welcome! Everyone’s a winner when they take on the Clearwater Challenge!
Sunday, March 17, 2024
Registration: 9:30 am
Event start: 10:00 am
$20 entry fee, you choose whether to ski skate or classic.
Amazing door prizes at the finish! Please pay with cash.
Big thanks to our sponsors and prize donors: Ambler, Gerick Cycle & Ski, Nelson Chocofellar

Serving nordic skiers in Nelson & area since 1983