Black Jack Nordic Trail System

The 21st most popular cross country ski area in British Columbia.

This network of cross country skiing trails is located up near the Red Mountain Ski Resort. The primary artery is Gibbards Trail which leads to an old staging area for horse trains supplying the Old Glory Forestry Lookout. Other trails include the Hemlock and the Aquaduct.

Overall, Black Jack Nordic Trail System is the 21st most popular cross country ski area of all 56 Nordic ski destinations in British Columbia.


Local Contact(s):  BJNTS (250) 362-9465; Rossland Visitors (250) 362-7722 or 362-5666; BC Visitors (800) 435-5622; Central Res. (800) 56-EVENT; Canadian Tourism (800) 577-2266; Kootenay Tours (604) 362-9510.

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

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Mountain Shadow Hostel

Luxury Loding:  Uplander Hotel

Breakfast Restaurant:  Sunshine Cafe

Reference Source:  click here

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Date Updated:  7/26/2016

ID:  7084


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