a unique Nordic Winter Wonderland in British Columbia! Let
BC Nordic be your guide to a winter vacation and discover
cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, backcountry
skiing or dog sledding in British Columbia.
British Columbia is the choice winter recreation destination
for cross-country skiing enthusiasts! With over 1000 kilometres
of groomed cross-country ski trails covering a variety of
terrainfrom the picturesque Bulkley Valley in the north,
to the majestic Sea-to-Sky region in the southwesttheres
an abundance of world-class trails for both novice and expert
skiers alike. With a long ski season and reliable snowfall,
you can enjoy the stride and glide starting in November until
well into April.
Need to know where
to ski and stay? Most cross-country ski trail networks
are situated near ski resorts, provincial parks and easily
accessible by car. Affordable, tours, lessons, equipment rentals
and ski-in ski-out accommodations are plentiful. Select from
a variety of hotels, luxury townhomes, condos, vacation homes,
or economy units located at full-service resorts or nearby
most ski trails. Winter season is loppet season! Check out
Nordic event calendar for loppets and winter festivals
for the entire family.
If youre looking for a fun activity with family and
friends, snowshoeing is a great winter workout at your own
pace. Hit the local trails or explore expansive scenic backcountry
landscapes. Youll be making tracks along the way with
elk, hares, and pine martens. The season typically starts
in December and lasts well into April.
Backcountry skiing in British Columbia is a whole world of
adventure and inspiration waiting to be discovered! With a
variety of terrain ranging from glaciers to high Alpine
powder bowls, BC offers some of the most accessible backcountry
skiing in North America. The season typically starts in November
until well into June. Backcountry and Nordic ski touring,
hut and equipment rentals are available at many of the Nordic
facilities and winter resorts throughout the province.
no better way to explore winter than dog sledding in BC, and
better yet, no experience is required to enjoy this long standing
Canadian tradition. Learn to mush from professional guides,
or settle back and let the dog team take you through winter
landscape. Dont forget your camera a trip on
the sled is guaranteed to provide great photo opportunities!
more information about cross-country trails
and destinations in BC, visit
us by mail:
Kerrisdale PO, Box 18103
Vancouver, BC V6M 4L3
Photo: Iain Reid. Black Jack Ski Trails.