Calendar

Oct
16
Sun
2022
Volunteer Work Bee
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am
Volunteer Work Bee @ Nelson Nordic Ski Club - Apex Trailhead

Nelson Nordic Ski Club relies on the support of its generous, community minded volunteers to keep its programs, events and operations running smoothly and efficiently!

We will be holding a Volunteer Work Bee at 10 am on Sunday, October 16, at Apex to get our facilities ready for the winter.

RSVP to jaime@nelsonnordicski.ca if you would be able to contribute a few hours toward the completion of these and other tasks:

  • Pre-season tidying of Apex Hut, kiosk, and cabins.
  • Moving picnic tables back into Apex Hut for the season.
  • Firewood preparation & transport to cabins.
  • Clean-up and organization of the shelving units in the machine shop.
  • Raking section of Euphrates trail for grass seeding.

Please bring light tools, rakes, work gloves, etc.

If you have a pickup truck, please bring it.

We’ll supply coffee from Oso (please bring your own mug), and hours worked will be eligible toward a discount for next season’s pass.

(Minimum 8 hours must be worked during the period Sept 1 – Aug 31 to qualify for a discount.)

Nov
3
Thu
2022
Virtual AGM via Zoom
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Virtual AGM via Zoom @ Zoom (Virtual)

Get involved and join our Board of Directors, management, staff and other engaged members of Nelson Nordic Ski Club for a virtual AGM via Zoom. Club updates. Director elections. Learn more about our new strategic plan.

Register by November 1st to attend! 

Nov
4
Fri
2022
CASH & CHEQUE DAYS
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
CASH & CHEQUE DAYS @ Gerick Cycle & Ski

If you are looking to save $5 in credit card fees on your annual Club membership, or even if you just need a little extra help navigating the online system on Zone 4, JOIN US at Gerick Cycle & Ski to sign up before the earlybird deadline on November 5.

November 4 & 5

11 am to 5 pm

We will also have stickers for your membership card if you have signed up online and want to pick yours up for the season. Please bring your membership card(s) with you, as the sticker must be affixed to your membership card at the store.

Please retain your membership card from one season to the next. There is added cost to the Club in printing new cards and the waste is also unnecessary.

Nov
5
Sat
2022
CASH & CHEQUE DAYS
Nov 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
CASH & CHEQUE DAYS @ Gerick Cycle & Ski

If you are looking to save $5 in credit card fees on your annual Club membership, or even if you just need a little extra help navigating the online system on Zone 4, JOIN US at Gerick Cycle & Ski to sign up before the earlybird deadline on November 5.

November 4 & 5

11 am to 5 pm

We will also have stickers for your membership card if you have signed up online and want to pick yours up for the season. Please bring your membership card(s) with you, as the sticker must be affixed to your membership card at the store.

Please retain your membership card from one season to the next. There is added cost to the Club in printing new cards and the waste is also unnecessary.

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