The Cross-Country Area
Whitewater will offer 5km of groomed multi-use trails 7 days a week, open from 9:00am - 3:30pm. To access our multi-use trails you will require a complimentary nordic day pass, which you can pick up from our Guest Services building. Please visit our Skier Services Lodge if you require rentals. Please note: We have limited classic and skate ski rentals.
Discover Cross Country Skiing packages and private lessons are available on Saturdays and Sundays for all ages through the Mountain Adventure Centre. Sign up at the Nordic Centre kiosk or at the Snow School desk in our new Skier Services Lodge.
- Located at 5620 ft above sea level, the Cross-Country Skiing Area is the highest elevated Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Canada.
- Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 65 " at summit elevation and 0 " at the base. This makes Whitewater Nordic Centre the cross-Country skiing area with the best snow conditions in Canada.
The resort is located 22 kilometers (13.7 miles) away from Nelson, BC. Take highway 6 toward Salmo and drive for 12 kilometers (7.5 miles). Turn left when you see the sign for Whitewater Ski Resort. The resort is about another ten kilometers (6.2 miles) up the hill.