January 21, 2019

Race Locations


Club / Team Name


.Coast Region  
Hollyburn Vancouver / Cypress Mountain & Callaghan Valley
Nordic Racers Vancouver / Cypress Mountain
Spud Valley Pemberton
Squamish Squamish
Strathcona Comax – Strathcona (Mount Washington) on Vancouver Island
Whistler Nordics Whistler
UBC Nordics Vancouver / Cypress Mountain (University British Columbia)
.Kootenay Region  
Black Jack Rossland
Castelgar Castelgar
Fernie Fernie
Golden Golden
Kimberley Kimberley
Nelson Nelson
Toby Creek Invermere
Hills New Denver
.Northern Region  
Bulkley Valley Smithers
Otway / Caledonia Prince George
Nechako Nordics Vanderhoof
Omenica Burns Lake
100 Mile Nordics 100 Mile House
Snow Valley Kitimat and Terrace
.Okanagan Region  
Larch Hills Salmon Arm
Nickel Plate Penticton
Nordic Kelowna
Stake Lake / Overlander Kamloops
Revelstoke Revelstoke
Sovereign Lake Vernon
Telemark West Kelowna
.Out of Province  
Methow Valley Winthrop, Washington, USA
Canmore National Training Center Canmore, Alberta
Wapiti Grande Prairie, Alberta


Sorted alphabetically, by club name.

 Canmore Nordic

City: Canmore, Alberta

Driving Time: 5.5 hours

Team Name: Canmore Nordic

Best place to stay: Inn of the Rockies.  This place is fantastic!  2-story 2-bedroom suites with full kitchen, dishwasher, fireplace, and ensuite laundry.  Bathrooms upstairs and down.  And the price is really reasonable.  But don’t book on-line.  Call direct 403-675-6669.  They have a special negotiated rate for Telemark single or group bookings.

 Kelowna Nordic

City: Kelowna, BC

Driving Time: 0.75 hours

Team Name: There is no race team at this club

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 Otway Nordic Ski Centre

City: Prince George, BC

Driving Time: 8.25 hours

Team Name: Caledonia CNSC Junior Racers

Notable notes:

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Larch Hills Nordic Society

City: Salmon Arm, BC

Driving Time: 1.75 hours

Team Name: Larch Hills Junior Race Team

Notable notes:

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 Methow Valley Nordic Club

City: Winthrop, WA

Driving Time: 3.5 hours

Team Name: Methow Valley Nordic Team

Notable notes:
– Hills.  Lots of hills.  Long and steep.
Good place to stay.
Scenic Sidewalk.

– Your navigation system will take you to the wrong location.  The race HQ is at the Liberty Bell High School, which is 4K East of Winthrop, about 100 meters South of highway 20 on Twin Lakes Road.  The map below is correct.

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 Nickel Plate Nordic Center

City: Penticton, BC

Driving Time: 1.75 hours

Team Name: Nickel Plate Nordic Team

Notable notes:
– LOTS of snow and gorgeous scenery.  This is a racer favorite!

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Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club

City: Revelstoke, BC

Driving Time: 2.5 hours

Team Name: Revelstoke Nordic

Notable notes:
Place to stay

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Sovereign Lake Nordic Center


City: Vernon, BC

Driving Time: 1.25 hours

Team Name: SLNC

Notable notes:
– The best race facility in the BC interior.  Home of Cross Country BC.
– The longest season in BC.  Skiing typically runs from early November through mid April.

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Stake Lake Nordic Center

City: Kamloops, BC

Driving Time: 2.0 hours

Team Name: Overlander

Notable notes:

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Telemark Nordic Club

City: West Kelowna, BC

Driving Time: .5 hours

Team Name: Telemark Junior Racing Team

Notable notes:
– This is the center of the Cross Country Skiing universe.  This is Jill’s cathedral.  The views from the top of Crystal Rim and Panorama trails are unmatched.
– Fresh Air Experience and Kelowna Cycle in downtown Kelowna, the best X-C gear shops you will find anywhere!

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Wapiti Nordic Ski Club

City: Grande Prairie, Alberta

Driving Time: 11 hours (through Kamloops and Jasper)

Team Name: Wapiti Nordic Race Team

Notable notes:
– The Wapiti Nordic Ski Club is one of Canada’s premier cross country skiing and biathlon facilities.
– Places to stay: cheaper, or better.  Both are 15 minutes North of the facility.