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USING THIS DIRECTORY
In this Directory are members of the Cross Country Ski Areas Association. Whether it's called a cross country ski area, an outdoor center, a nordic center, a ski resort, or a touring center, these places specialize in winter fun and invite you to their trails for the best of cross country skiing and snowshoeing.
Information presented here is abbreviated for publication. More complete information is on the Internet at www.xcski.org where you can link directly to the individual ski areas and businesses.
This Directory is organized first by country (Canada & US) and second by state and province. Ski shops are listed at the end of each state's list of xc areas. National stores and mail order catalogs selling xc gear are on page 12. Products are at the back of the Directory.
TRAILS ... listed in this Directory are the machine groomed trails. Cross country trails are generally measured in kilometers which is .6 miles and abbreviated by km.
RENTALS ... most nordic centers rent ski equipment. We have noted the exceptions in this Directory. Snowshoes and children's pulk sleds may also be available to rent. Inquire about available rental gear before leaving home.
LESSONS ... since most cross country ski areas offer lessons, we don't mention it in each listing. Be sure to ask when lessons are available. A couple of hours of instruction and you'll have the skills for a lifetime of enjoyment. Instruction will help an experienced skier to improve.
DOGS ON TRAILS ... some nordic centers welcome skiers with dogs. Dogs may be allowed on certain trails while others allow dogs at certain times. Most require a trail ticket for both skier and dog. We recommend you inquire with the ski area before bringing your dog with you.
SNOWSHOEING ... most cross country areas invite snowshoers to use their trails. Some nordic centers will designate certain trails for snowshoers. Be sure to ask which trails are available for snowshoeing. If the trails are shared with xc skiers, please stay off the groomed tracks and yield to skiers.
PARTNERS PROMOTING XC SKIING
CCSAA appreciates the support of the following companies who work with us to promote cross country skiing.
* Nature Valley Granola Bars
* Sundown Nutritional Supplements
* Fuji Film
* MBNA's Cross Country Ski MasterCard
CROSS COUNTRY SKI AREAS ASSOCIATION is the North American association of nordic ski areas dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of xc skiing. Its members are listed in this Directory. CCSAA organizes Ski Fest, the celebration of xc skiing at more than 100 nordic centers across the U.S. and Canada. For dates and locations log on to www.xcski.org
Cross Country Ski Areas Association 259 bolton Road Winchester, NH 03470 603-239-4341 * fax 603-239-6387 www.xcski.org NOVA SCOTIA Ski Martock Windsor 902-798-9501 www.martock.com 6 km groomed. Lodging nearby. QUEBEC Camp Mercier Lebourgneuf 418-848-2422 192 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Carling Lake Resort Pine Hill 450-533-9211 www.Laccarling.com 20 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Far Hills Inn Morin 800-567-6636 www.farhillsinn.com 96 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Gatineau Park Chelsea 800-465-1867 www.capcan.ca 200 km groomed. Lodging nearby. Hotel L'Esterel Simard 450-228-2571 www.esterel.com 85 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Parc De La Gaspesie Ste.-Anne-Des-Monts 866-727-2427 Backcountry trails. Lodging on-site. Parc Du Mont-Megantic NotreDame 819-888-2941 www.sepaq.com 28 km groomed. Lodging nearby. Parc Du Mont Orford Orford 819-843-9855 www.sepaq.com 73 km groomed. Lodging nearby. Station Duchesnay Ste. Catherine 418-875-2122 www.sepaq.com/duchesnay 59 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Station Mont-Sainte-Anne Beaupre 418-827-4561 www.mont-sainte-anne.com 225 km groomed. Lodging on-site. ONTARIO Hardwood Hills XC Ski Centre Oro Station 800-387-3775 www.hardwoodhills.ca 36 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Highland Nordic Duntroon 800-263-5017 www.highlandsnordic.on.ca 18 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Horseshoe Resort Barrie 705-835-2790 www.HorseshoeResort.com 35 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Sault Trails & Recreation Sault Ste. Marie 800-361-1522 38 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Stokely Creek Goulais River 705-649-3421 www.stokelycreek.com 82 km groomed. Lodging on-site. No rentals. ALBERTA Calgary Ski Club Calgary 403-282-4122 firstname.lastname@example.org 10 km groomed. Lodging nearby. No rentals. Canmore Nordic Centre Canmore 403-678-2400 www.gov.ab.ca/env/parks/prov_pa rks/kananaskis/cncpp.html 70 km groomed. Lodging nearby. Strathcona Wilderness Centre Sherwood Park 780-922-6099 www.strathcona.ab.ca. 12 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Terratima Lodge Rocky Mtn. House 403-845-6786 www.tamarac.com/terra 40 km groomed. Lodging on-site. No rentals. Ski Shops Fast Trax Ski Shop Edmonton 780-469-9292 BRITISH COLUMBIA Callaghan Country Wilderness Adventures Whistler 604-938-0616 www.callaghancountry.com] 32 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Cypress Mountain Vancouver 604-922-0825 www.cypressmountain.com 19 km groomed. Lodging nearby. Helmcken Falls Lodge Clearwater 250-674-3657 www.helmckenfalls.com 32 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Hills Health & Guest Ranch 108 Mile Ranch 250-791-5225 www.grt-net.com/thehills 150 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Mt. Washington Alpine Resort Courtenay 250-338-1836 www.mtwashington.ca 45 km groomed. Lodging on-site. Silver Star Mountain …