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Vail Nordic Center


The Vail Golf Club is fully open with a new starter building and renovated driving range! The Grill on the Gore restaurant is open daily from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

DSC 0008 webWhen snow blankets the Vail Golf Club, it becomes the full-service Vail Nordic Center. Glide along 17 kilometers of daily-groomed skate and classic track, 13 kilometers of fat bike trails or snowshoe on 10 kilometers of scenic trails. The exceptional staff offers lessons and clinics on technique and tuning for adults and children, and a wide variety of rental equipment is available. The Nordic Center also serves as one-stop shopping for backcountry needs including clothing, backpacks and snowshoes. The Grill on the Gore restaurant in the Vail Golf & Nordic Clubhouse offers a signature soup and chili lunch, as well as snacks and hot drinks to warm up and recharge.

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 is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the winter season.

Nordic users enjoy:

  • On-site rentals for skate and classic skiing, fat bikes and helmets, 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

2018/19 Daily Rates (click here to purchase your pass online):

Day Passes:
$15 day fee (13 and older)
$10 kids day fee (6-12)
Children under 6 are free

Season Passes:
$100 VRD resident adult
$110 non-resident adult
$60 student (ages 13-17 - scholarships available)
$35 student (ages 6-12 - scholarships available)
Children under 6 are free

Rental equipment rates (on-site usage):
Classic package $22
Skate ski package $27
Snowshoe package $22
Fat bike & helmet package - 1/2 day $27
Children (12 & under) $20
Sled (to pull children - no off-site rentals) $22

Interested in trying multiple activities?
Rent equipment for one activity and get 50% off your second rental for the same person on the same day!

For more information on the Vail Nordic Center, click over to the Nordic website at

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