Marathon Trails Cross Country Skiing

The 32nd most popular XC Ski in British Columbia.

Northeast of Vancouver and Kamloops near Clearwater, the 40km Marathon Trails within the 540,000 hectare Wells Gray Provincial Park are groomed intermittently for cross country skiing.

Overall, Marathon Trails is the 32nd most popular cross country ski area of all 56 Nordic ski destinations in British Columbia.


Local Contact(s):  WGPP (250) 851-3000; Local Tourism (250) 674-2646; BC Visitors (800) 435-5622; Cross-Country BC Assoc. (604) 545-9600; Avalanche Info (604) 290-9333.

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

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Backcountry Chalets (250) 587-6444; Wells Gray Chalets (250) 587-6446

Luxury Loding:  Helmcken Falls Lodge (250) 674-3657

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/11/2016

ID:  7086


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