The Nickel Plate Nordic Centre will open in November 2017 when there is sufficient snow to pack the trails safely. We look forward to seeing you on the snow!
Friday March 31st
The Nordic Centre closes for the season today at 3 pm. Another amazing season in the books!
Current temperature is -9c with 2cm of new snow and slightly overcast. The base is at 234 cms. Trails groomed today are Loppet Loop ( Lower Meadow, Evening Star, Night Hawk, Speculator, Cannonball , Mcneils Claim, Eagles Nest, Upper Meadow, Vindicator, and Last Chance), Midnight Sun, Miners Alley and Adventure Playground. Trails are rated in very good condition.
There will be a selection of youth and adult skis and boots sold until season end in the rental shop. These are used Fischer Sprint Crowns 120 cm to 160 cm and adult 205 cm no wax skis all with Salomon bindings and salomon boots size 35-44. There are also some limited sizes 41 /42 new Fischer NNN skate and classic skis and boots for sale.
Volunteer Appreciation Dinner – was held last night at the Barley Mill Pub. Thanks to all our volunteers who attended and helped out with events this season!
Ski services available in shop . Rates below
Hot Wax- Skate skis- $15
Classic skis- Clean and sand grip zone and hot wax tips and tails – $20 -add grip wax of the day for an additional $5
Hot box $40 – 8 hour temperature controlled slow melt for maximum wax absorption.
Ski, binding and pole repairs also.
Ski Lessons available prebooked midweek and Saturdays at 12.30 or 2 pm. For rates and info see the lesson page on our website.
The snowshoe group has a Tuesday guided snowshoe leaving at 10 am from the ticket office. All are welcome but you must be able to snowshoe for 1 1/2-2 hour. Need a ride? The carpool operates on an informal basis daily at 9 am from the Home Hardware free day lot across from the store.
To look or order one of the Nickel Plate clothing product line – http://shop.jakroo.ca/Nickelplate-Nordic-2016