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Kelowna Nordic


1. How do I buy a day pass?

Use the links on the homepage (Pay Ski Day Use, Pay Snowshoe Day Use) to pay online. Alternatively, there are donation boxes for cash or cheque payments at each trailhead.


2. Do you rent skis or snowshoes on-site?

No, we don’t have any rentals on site. Skis and snowshoes can be rented in Kelowna at Mountain Lifestyle Outlets or Play it Again Sports.


3. Can I bring my dog?

Yes, dogs are allowed on all snowshoe trails and certain ski trails, please refer to the Trail Info / Canine page on the website for further information.


4. Do you offer ski lessons?

We currently offer an adult master's ski program. Please refer to the Community / Events page on the website for further information. For individual/private ski lessons, please refer to the Contacts / Ski Instruction page on the website for a list of instructors.


5. Are there accommodations close by?

There is accommodation at the nearby Idabel Lake Resort or in the city of Kelowna.


6. What volunteer opportunities are there for me at Kelowna Nordic? How do I get involved? 

When you sign up for your membership, there is a list of volunteer activities you can select.  This same list of volunteer activities is described under Community/Volunteer on the website.

Please contact if you have any questions or if you are ready to get involved in your club. We appreciate your support!


7. Is there cell service at Kelowna Nordic? What about wifi?

While there are some patchy sections, the Rogers network is mostly available throughout our trail system. There is wifi in the main cabin.


8. My ski group wants to make a trip to Kelowna Nordic. What do we need to know?

If you are bringing a large group of people to Kelowna Nordic, please let us know (email: We would be happy to provide a Nordic host to show your group around the trails and will arrange suitable parking.


9. How do I get trail information for Kelowna Nordic?

We have free georeferenced pdf maps of the ski and snowshoe trails available on Avenza Maps, a free mobile app that allows you to download maps for offline use.  Use your device’s built-in GPS to track your location on any map, plot location, add photos, measure distance, and more. The map does not use your data on the trails but you should be connected to wifi to download the app and maps. You can also download pdf maps for printing from the website Trail Info / Ski or Snowshoe pages.


10. Where can I access snowshoe trails at Kelowna Nordic?

The snowshoe trails can be accessed from the Summit or the Main parking lots. There are no snowshoe trails at the Kallis parking lot. DO NOT SNOWSHOE ON THE SKI TRAILS.


11. What do I do in the event of an emergency?

Call 9-1-1. Please note that you ski/snowshoe at our own risk. The trails are not patrolled or “swept” at the end of the day.

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