Enjoy Cross-Country Skiing at Big Sky in Pemberton this March
If this nice weather makes you want you want to get outside and move around, you wouldn't be alone. March is a great time of year to do all those backcountry winter sports you've been meaning to get to during the winter. Longer days means more time to spend outdoors enjoying this beautiful spring weather.
If you're not already taking advantage of Whistler Blackcomb's great ski runs and want to take it a bit slower, how about trying some cross-country skiing! Pemberton is a great area to get in some flatland skiing while also being surrounded by stunning mountainous scenery. There are a few different places to go cross-country skiing in Pemberton, depending on maintenance and weather, each with a charm and allure of its own. You may find yourself making first tracks on one of the many logging roads in the area or coasting along a groomed course with family and friends, the choice is yours.
Cross-Country Skiing at Big Sky
This year, Big Sky Golf Course has made a nicely groomed cross-country track for residents and guests to use for free! Available daily from 8 AM - 5 PM, skiers have access to approximately 7km of tracks where they can ski along all 18 golfs holes on the groomed cart path track. Skier's must bring their own equipment but the track is also dog friendly so you can bring your furry, leased up, friend for some exercise with you. The track isn't just for adults and dogs though, grab a buddy and ski the front and back nine together with the side-by-side tracks.
Take a break after your first nine and stop by the Fescues Restaurant for some food and drinks before you set out on the back nine. Or time it perfectly and hit happy hour, from 4 to 6 PM, for some adult beverages after working up a sweat.
Big Sky's cross-country course will be maintained as long as snow conditions stay usable. Check out the Big Sky webcams for a look at the current conditions!
The tracks at Big Sky are courtesy of Spud Valley Nordics, who will also be managing the free cross-country trails at Nairn Falls Provincial Park.
Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2018