Mount Shasta Nordic Center

The 19th most popular cross country ski area in California.

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On the southwest flank of Mount Shasta, the Mount Shasta Nordic Center has 23.5 km of groomed cross country ski trails. The trails range from gentle meadows to thrilling rolling hills. Those who prefer a more back-country experience can explore 9 kilometers of snowshoe-packed trails, where dogs are allowed.

Try apres ski at Casa Ramos.

To reach the nordic center from US5, use the exit for SR89 (McCloud). Head south on SR89 for 6.5 miles. Turn left heading north on Ski Park Highway for 3.5 miles. The Mount Shasta Nordic Center is on the left.

Overall, Mount Shasta Nordic Center is the 19th most popular cross country ski area of all 36 Nordic ski destinations in California.


Local Contact(s):  Mount Shasta Nordic Center (530) 925-3495; Shasta Tourism (800) 926-4865; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; STNF (530) 926-4511; Otter Bar Lodge Guides; The Fifth Season (916) 926-3606; MS Visitors (800) 926-4865; Shasta Avalanche Info (530) 926-9613.

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

Best Season:  Dec. - Apr.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Wagon Creek Inn (530) 926-0838; Mountain Air Lodge (800) 727-3704

Luxury Loding:  Otter Bar Lodge (hot tub) (530) 462-4772; McCloud Hotel (800) 964-2823

Breakfast Restaurant:  Lily's; Willy's Bavarian Kitchen; Has Beans

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Article Source:   Mount Shasta Nordic Center

GPS:  41.3213, -122.203181

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  9/24/2018

ID:  9156

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Mount Shasta Nordic Center Cross Country Skiing Map