Ski Week in the Rockies – January 12-17, 2020

Ski Week in the Rockies – January 12-17, 2020

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.


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


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 log cabin, family style. Mostly double occupancy.

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


Early bird price – $1,595.00/person +tax

Regular Price – $1695/person + tax

Private room: $1,895.00/person +tax

Experience an unforgettable ski adventure

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