Athabasca Nordic Centre

The 35th most popular cross country ski area in Alberta.

North of Jasper and west of Hinton, the Athabasca Lookout Nordic Centre has eight trails totaling 33km groomed for classical and skate skiing by the Hinton Nordic Ski Club.

To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead from Hinton, head north on Highway 40 for 22km to the Athabasca Tower turnoff.

Overall, Athabasca Nordic Centre is the 35th most popular cross country ski area of all 37 Nordic ski destinations in Alberta.


Local Contact(s):  Athabasca Nordic Centre (403) 865-2400; Alberta Visitors (800) 661-8888; Alberta Cross Country Assoc. (403) 453-8620; Avalanche Update (403) 243-7253.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

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Date Updated:  6/23/2016

ID:  11415


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