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Vail Nordic Center


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An evening race series as well as larger weekend events offer opportunities for competition, while daily lessons in classic and skate skiing with specialty clinics will offer the chance to learn and practice new skills.

The Nordic Center, which is owned and operated by Mia Stockdale and Shane Sluder, is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the winter season. The Nordic Center track is maintained and groomed daily by the Vail Recreation District.

Nordic users enjoy:

  • On-site rentals for skate and classic skiing, plus backcountry skis and snowshoes
  • Daily lessons for classic and skate skiing
  • A full service retail shop featuring a variety of merchandise for outdoor endurance sports, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, running, hiking, as well as Nordic ski equipment
  • A brand-new Nordic lodge area

Day use and season pass prices:
$10 day fee
$100 Adult Season Pass
$50 Student Season Pass (ages 13-17 - scholarships available)
Children ages 12 and under are free

Rental equipment rates:
Classic Package $20
Skate Ski Package $23
Snowshoe Package $20
Children (12 & under) $12
Sled (to pull children - no off-site rentals) $20