Ski Week in the Rockies – January 17-22, 2021

Ski Week in the Rockies – January 17-22, 2021

Learn to cross-country ski, improve your skills, and ski world-class trails


This instructional cross-country ski week is the perfect ski holiday for the beginner to advanced skier. Expert coaching, incredible trails, social activities, and wholesome food make this an experience you will never forget.

Nipika Ski Week includes accommodation for five nights, all meals, coaching in classic and skate skiing, theory sessions, personal technique video analysis, social activities, trail fees, and waxes.

*Nipika continues to follow government and public health guidelines. For further information, visit our COVID 19 web page.

Sign up with family members or your cohort, and you’ll get to share a cabin.


Arrivals and check in, dinner and welcome reception, orientation and ski videos in the Day Lodge

Morning: Equipment overview, morning introductory classic ski session

Afternoon: Instructional skate tour of the trails

Evening: Waxing and ski base preparation techniques

Morning: Classic technique session

Afternoon: Skate ski on trails

Evening: Individual technique video reviews and World Cup/Olympics videos

Morning: Interval session on skis

Afternoon: Yoga session in the Day Lodge

Evening: Fitness and training principles for all ages, Running With Wolves movie

Morning: Downhill techniques on skate skis

Afternoon: Long slow distance classic ski. Optional massage sessions.

Evening: Social activities in the Day Lodge or sauna

Morning: Relaxing ski tour and check out

*Itinerary may differ to follow COVID protocols.


Lyle Wilson: past Olympic and World Championships Coach for Canada, Level IV NCCP & Level IV CANSI certified, past Canadian Masters Ski Champion & active ski racer. 2011 Masters World Cup – silver & bronze medalist.

Wendy Grater: Level IV CANSI & Natn. Technical Committee member, reigning National Masters Champion & past World Masters medalist & active ski racer.


Ski Instruction – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Accommodation – Five nights at Nipika in one of our cozy log cabins, family style/shared accommodation with other camp guests. Private room rental is available.
Book Ski Week with your cohort, and you’ll get a cabin to yourselves!

Meals – Group meals at Nipika from Day 1 dinner to Day 6 breakfast and wine with dinners.

Trail Fees

Local shuttles in the Columbia Valley

Not Included

  • Personal clothing and gear. A recommended list will be provided. Rental equipment (skis, boots and poles) is available upon request.
  • Travel between your home and Nipika (optional shuttle between Calgary airport and Nipika at $125 each way).
  • Any hotel accommodation or meals other than those listed.
  • Souvenirs, purchases of a personal nature.
  • Any additional expenses or costs incurred as a result of delays to the trip caused by factors beyond our control such as weather, flight delays, etc.
  • Gratuities


$1,895/person + tax

Please enquire about availability and costs of private rooms.

Experience an unforgettable ski adventure