- Offering 40.39 miles cross-country trails, Canmore Nordic Center is among the 3 largest Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Canada.
- Elevated between 4665 ft and 5085 ft, the Cross-Country Skiing Area is among the 10 highest elevated Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Canada.
- The cross-Country skiing area is among the 10 cross-Country Skiing Areas with best conditions in Canada.
- Canmore Nordic Center features 87 sunny days on average per season. The average for all cross-Country Skiing Areas in Canada is 63 sunny days. December is the sunniest month with an average of 21 sunny days. This makes the cross-Country skiing area one of the 10 sunniest in Canada.
The Cross-Country Area
Canmore Nordic Centre's Provincial Park offers more than 60 kilometres (37 miles) of tracks for cross-country skiers. All of them are suitable for classic as well as skating style. The necessary equipment is available for rent on site, and classes can be booked.
At Frozen Thunder trail you have the opportunity to start your cross-country training as early as October, before the start of the actual season. The two kilometre (1.2 miles) track uses snow from the previous winter. Frozen Thunder is open to the public all day on the weekend, Monday through Friday it opens at 12:00.
Canmore has been known to host a number of biathlon events. For instance, the elite comes together here in the course of the Biathlon Worldcup.
Canmore Nordic Centre is located approximately 100 kilometres (62 miles) west of Calgary, and can be reached via Trans-Canada Highway/AB 1.