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Nicola Nordic Ski Club Chili Sunday Event

Come and join us for “Chilli Sunday” January 13 from 11 AM to 2 PM in Kane Valley! This annual event is open to all. It’s a fun way to get to know some new people, share some food, play in the snow and celebrate this unique recreational spot in the Valley.

For over 40 years people have been cross country skiing in Kane Valley. It started out with some local hard core nature lovers in the 70’s who skied some of the old logging skid trails in the area. Over the years, it has developed into over 50 kms of wilderness trail systems. The trails are well mapped and marked. Through hundreds of volunteer hours, community involvement, industry support of Tolko, Rotary sponsors, FLNRO, and VSA the incredible vision and hard work of community members has led to this unique ski area. If you don’t ski, but want to come and join us please do! All are welcome!

The Nicola Nordic Ski Club is a non-profit society. All fees collected go directly to the grooming of the ski trails and the maintenance of the equipment.  All the rest of the work is done by volunteers. The rate to ski is $10.00/day or a season pass is $50 /individual and $90/family. Chilli Sunday is a “free” day for all, so take advantage of us, but for that day only please!   

Interested in learning how to ski?  A group lesson will begin at 1 PM, conditions permitting. Round up some skis and come give it a try! Want to give the snowshoe trails a go? A group snowshoe will leave from P2 at 10:30 am. Skis and snowshoe rentals are available at Breathe Bikes.

Bring enough chilli for your group and add it to the communal pot over the fire pit at Parking Lot 2 (approx. 4 km up the Kane Valley Road on the left), bring your own dishes, and the club will supply the buns, cookies and hot drinks….. and have the fire going.

Location: Parking Lot 2 @ Kane Valley Ski Trails 18 km East of Merritt on Kane Valley Rd. 

More information on our website, including updates with trail conditions: Kate 250-378-9674 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Properties

Event Date 01-13-2019 11:00 am
Event End Date 01-13-2019 2:00 pm
* Event Contact Kate
* Phone Number (250)-378-9674
* Location Kane Valley Parking Lot #2

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