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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. 


Downloadable Nordic Map


    2019-20 Trail Fees

      Adult Senior Youth 12+ Child
    Day Pass $30 $20 $10 free
    1/2 Day $25 $15 $10 free
    2 Day Pass $50 $30 $20 free
    3 Day Pass $75 $45 $30 free
    Snowshoe trail fee $10 $10 $5 free
    Fat Bike Trail fee $15 $15 $10 free

    Half day begins at 1:00 pm

    Seasonal locker - $150 (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: $309 (excluding tax)​

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    Adult Nordic Pass

    Unlimited access during 2019-20 Winter Season



    Youth Nordic Pass
    Price: $50 (excluding taxes)

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    Youth Season Pass

    Unlimited access during
    2019-20 Winter Season

    Ages 12 -17



    SV/BCRD Combo Pass
    Price: $539 (excluding tax)

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    SV/BCRD Combo
    Season Pass

    Unlimited access during
    2019-20 Winter Season



    Senior Nordic Pass
    Price: $259 (excluding tax)​

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    Senior Season Pass

    Ages 65 and Up

    Unlimited access during 2019-20 Winter Season



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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 $30 $30 $15 $15
    1/2 Day Rental $25 $25 $12 $12
    2 Day Rental $50 $50 $24 $24
    3 Day Rental $75 $75 $36 $36
    Snowshoe Rental $25 $20 $15 $15
    Snowshoe 1/2 Day Rental $20 $18 $18 $10
    Chariot 1 Day Rental $15 N/A N/A N/A
    Chariot 1/2 Day Rental $10 N/A N/A N/A

    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 that is adjustable to varying fitness levels. New and drop-in participants are especially encouraged to join the program. Our goal is to motivate the improvement and enjoyment of fitness and efficient skiing skills.

    Locals Skate Clinics

    Intro to Skating with Ivana Radlova

    This clinic is for skiers with litter to no experience with skate skiing.

    Ivana is a past member of the Czech National Team, and former Director of the Sun Valley Nordic Center. She has a passion for skiing that brings every day tasks to Cross Country Skiing to help her students “get it.”

    When: Wednesdays in January. January 8, 15 and 22 at 10 am

    Beyond Intro to Skating with Muffy Ritz

    This clinic is for skiers with experience that want to improve. You should be able to ski at least 5km without stopping.

    Muffy is a former US Ski Team member and Founder and Head Coach for the VAMP’s a local women’s Nordic Group. She loves to challenge students to go beyond what they think they can do.

    When: Fridays in January. January 10, 17 and 24 at 10 am

    To book either clinic, call the Nordic Center at 208.322.2250. The cost of the clinic is $100 with a discounted day pass if you do not have a valid season pass.



    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 / $120 first person
    Each additional person / $30
    Call to set up day and time

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