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Discover some of the best cross-country skiing in America, with unmatched trail quality, training programs, clinics, rentals and a state-of-the-art clubhouse for skiers of all levels. With over 40 km of trails groomed daily for skate and classic skiing, the Sun Valley Nordic & Snowshoe Center provides a head-clearing experience. Our trail system maintains consistent conditions without leaving you gasping for air. Ski and snowshoe equipment for all ages is available for rent. 

Thank you for a great season! We'll see you back for the 2016-2017 winter season.


Nordic Trail Map


Downloadable Nordic Map




    Trail Fees

      Adult Senior Youth 12+ Child
    Day Pass $TBA $TBA $TBA free
    1/2 Day $TBA $TBA $TBA free
    2 Day Pass $TBA N/A N/A  
    3 Day Pass $TBA N/A N/A  
    Snowshoe trail fee $TBA $TBA $TBA free

    Half day begins at 1:00 pm

    Seasonal locker - $100 (includes ski storage)


    Nordic Passes

    The Sun Valley Nordic & Snowshoe Center is located in the Sun Valley Club located approximately 1 mile east of the Sun Valley Lodge.  For more information please call: (208) 622-2250

    Adult Nordic Pass
    Price: $289
    (excluding taxes)

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    Adult Nordic Pass

    Unlimited access during
    2016-17 Winter Season



    Youth Nordic Pass
    Price: $99
    (excluding taxes)

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    Youth Season Pass

    Unlimited access during
    2016-17 Winter Season

    Ages 12 and Under



    SV/BCRD Combo Pass
    Price: $482.40
    (excluding tax)

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    SV/BCRD Combo
    Season Pass

    Unlimited access during
    2016-17 Winter Season



    Senior Nordic Pass
    Price: $249
    (excluding taxes)

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    Senior Season Pass

    Unlimited access during
    2016-17 Winter Season

    Ages 65 and Up



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    If you hadn't planned on cross country skiing or snowshoeing during your visit, one stop at the new and spectacular Sun Valley Nordic & Snowshoe Center may change your mind. Renting your equipment is a snap. A pristine and meticulously groomed network of trails awaits taking you across diamond-studded snow fields, along Trail Creek and on to Trail Creek Cabin.

      Adult Senior Youth 12+ Child
    1 Day Rental $27 $27 $15 $15
    1/2 Day Rental $22 $22 $11 $11
    2 Day Rental $50 $50 N/A N/A
    3 Day Rental $75 $75 N/A N/A
    Snowshoe Rental $20 $20 $13 $13
    Snowshoe 1/2 Day Rental $15 $15 $9 $9

    Half-Day starts after 1 pm.

    All prices subject to change. Group clinics require minimum number of students. Trail and Season passes may be purchased at the Sun Valley Nordic Center at the Sun Valley Club.



    Training Programs

    The group ski- and training program is open to all active, fitness minded men and women; we apply the latest in cross-country skiing, reasonable challenges and training passes adjustable to varying fitness levels. New and drop-in participants are especially encouraged to join the program. Our goal is to motivate improvement and enjoyment of fitness and efficient skiing skills.

    More info on clinics and programs coming soon, please check back for listings and schedule of events.


    Private Lessons

    Take advantage of our excellent instructors. Book a lesson and we will cater to your specific goals and needs with undivided attention.



    Private Nordic Lesson - 1 person, 1 hour$95 first person
    Each additional person$30
    Call to set up day and time

    Group Lessons


    Group Introduction to Classic$65/person
    9:45 am - 11:00 am daily, 2 skiers min.
    Group Introduction to Skate$65/person
    2:00 pm - 3:15 pm daily, 2 skiers min.


    Historic Snowshoe Tours

    Experience a unique snowshoe tour with a narration of Sun Valley's colorful history. All abilities welcome! If you can walk, you can snowshoe. Join us for some winter fun. 

    Call the Nordic & Snowshoe Center for more information and details: (208) 622-2250

    Kindercare also available (208) 622-2288


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