Learn to Cross Country Ski

Lessons must be booked in advance, 24 to 48 hours is usually sufficient. Payment is made at the ticket office. You can call the ticket office to request a booking from 9 til 3 pm daily or leave a message any time at 250-292-8110.
You can also email inquiries to info@nickelplatenordic.org and we will forward your requests to our instructors.

You can book a private (1 person) $60 or semiprivate (2 people)$50 pp or group (3 to 8 people) at $40 pp. This season only to promote our professional instructors and our ski area, we are offering 25% off on all group lessons (3 or more) and semi private lessons( 2 people) Get your partners or friends together or we can make a group for you.

Nickel Plate has several certified professional instructors for all your lesson needs.

Tricia Wilson has the highest level ski instruction certification available. Tricia is a Level 4 Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructor and has been teaching skiing for over fifteen years. She is available Monday to Saturday.

Jakub Zednik is a certified nordic ski instructor available Mondays thru Friday. Jakub is from the Czech Republic here on a one year work visa and living on Apex Mountain.

Alex Achtem is an avid skier and certified Level 1 Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructor.

Jerome Jang is a founding member of the ski club and is a level 4 NCCCP coach with over 30 years of experience.  

Chris Harmata is an experienced CANSI instructor who also runs the Telemark ski school and is available on Wednesdays.

Please note that ski equipment rental is available at Nickel Plate  and is not included with clinic fee. Clinic dates are subject to weather and sufficient registrants.
Have a great season!