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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. 


Nordic Trail Map


Downloadable Nordic Map



    Trail Fees

      Adult Senior Youth 12+ Child
    Day Pass $24 $15 $10 free
    1/2 Day $19 $13 $10 free
    2 Day Pass $40 N/A N/A  
    3 Day Pass $60 N/A N/A  
    Snowshoe trail fee $10 $10 $5 free


    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

    SV Adult Nordic Pass
    Price: $279.72
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    Adult Nordic Pass

    Sugar Bowl
    Unlimited access during
    2015-16 Winter Season



    SV/BCRD Combo Pass
    Price: $106.92
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    Youth Season Pass

    Sugar Bowl
    Unlimited access during
    2015-16 Winter Season



    SV/BCRD Combo Pass
    Price: $427.46
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    SV/BCRD Combo
    Season Pass

    Sugar Bowl
    Unlimited access during
    2015-16 Winter Season



    SV/BCRD Combo Pass
    Price: $268.92
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    Senior Season Pass

    Sugar Bowl
    Unlimited access during
    2015-16 Winter Season



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    Sun+ Pass
    Sun+ Pass holders please call River River ticket office (208) 622-6136 to receive your discount


    New Program - “Sweet Deal"

    Unlimited Access to Sugar Bowl & Royal Gorge Resorts Sugar Bowl & Royal Gorge logos

    The partnership will provide Sun Valley skiers/riders holding a Full Season or Sun Plus pass automatic free privileges at Sugar Bowl Resort in Northern California.

    Sun Valley Nordic season pass holders will receive free skiing at Royal Gorge Cross Country. Sun Valley skiers/riders may present their season pass at the Village Lodge or Judah Lodge at the ski area to receive a reciprocal pass.

    The reciprocal program is effective all season long with no blackout dates. Discounted lodging rates at the Lodge at Sugar Bowl will be available to Sun Valley pass holders on a space available basis subject to blackouts and/or restrictions.

    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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