Nordic and Cross Country Skiing
Keystone offers plentiful opportunities for those who do not want to brave the downhill skiing slopes and are more fitness oriented.¬† One option is Nordic or Cross Country Skiing at Keystone.¬† With over 16Km of set trails, and over 57Km of back country trails, the Keystone Nordic Ski Center caters to those who want to get a great workout and have fun outdoors at the same time.¬† The Keystone Nordic Skiing Center is located at the clubhouse for the River Golf Course.¬† On US Hwy 6, just past Swan Mountain Road, there is a sign for the Keystone Nordic Skiing Center.
Everything you need for a great day of cross country skiing is available at the Nordic Center including skis, poles, and boots.¬† Cross Country skiing is an excellent way of getting exercise without the crowds on the slopes.¬† Ski your way through the River Golf Course at Keystone with challenging hills and long easy descents.¬† For only $9 for a full day pass, it is an economical way to enjoy the area.
Cross Country Skiing lessons are available from the experienced staff at the Keystone Ski Center.¬† Group lessons occur daily, also available are ski skating lessons, and telemark lessons.¬† Snowshoe tours are also available at the Keystone Nordic Center Office.
Don’t forget about the kids! If you have a new baby or are looking for something to do while other go skiing for the day, small kids LOVE tubing down the sledding hill or cross country skiing.