The Canmore Nordic Ski Club is proud to present the Ski Nationals, returning to familiar trails in 2017, as the 90th running of the event will be held at the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park from March 18 – 25, 2017.
Plans are underway to host more than 1,000 athletes,coaches and parents from across the country. The venue is the site of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games Nordic events and has over 60 kilometers of groomed trails and the largest snowmaking system in North America.
The Organizing Committee has planned some special events for all in attendance.
Please keep your eyes peeled on the event website www.skinationals2017.com as there will be more information added as the season progresses, including the Race Notice.
Relay Cross to debut at 2017 Ski Nationals
An exciting new event called Relay Cross will make a world premiere at this year's Cross Country Ski Nationals. The Relay Cross will include teams of two athletes from the same club in the traditional Open, Challenge or CCUNC categories, compete on two different courses. Each leg skied will include rollers, uphills, downhill slalom courses, banks and turns along with one low barrier. The two courses will each be approximately two kilometres in length and will include a single "escargot" where the course will spiral in the pattern of a snail shell.