Alberta Ski Areas Guide - Zone 5 - Black Gold / Yellowhead

A) Hinton

  • Club: Hinton Nordic Ski Club
  • Maintains 30 kms of trails groomed for both skating and classic, featuring 1.25 kms of lit trails for night skiing.
  • Trails located 14km NW of Hinton.
  • Club Website

 

B) Edson

  • Club: Muskeg Flyers Nordic Ski Club
  • Maintains 25 kms of trails groomed for both skating and classic.
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C) Whitecourt

  • Club: Whitecourt Nordic Rangers
  • Maintains two facilities, one located in town, featuring 5 kms of trails groomed for both skating and classic, another located 15km NW of whitecourt, featuring 8 kms of trails.
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D) Onoway

  • Club: Onoway Jackrabbits
  • Maintains ski trails at Onoway elementary school; 2kms of trails.
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E) St. Albert

  • Club: St. Albert Nordic Ski Club
  • Maintains 10kms of trails groomed for both skating and classic, featuring 2kms of lit trails for night skiing.
  • Trails located in the NE corner of St. Albert.
  • Club Website

 

F) Fort Saskatchewan

  • Club: Fort Saskatchewan Nordic Ski Club
  • Maintains 20kms of trails, groomed for both skating and classic, featuring 1km of lit trails for night skiing.
  • Trails located in the centre of Fort Saskatchewan.
  • Club Website

 

G) Sherwood Park

  • Club: Strathcona Nordic Ski Club
  • The club skis out of the Strathcona Wilderness Centre, which maintains 12kms of trails for classic skiing, and 7kms of trails for skate skiing.
  • The Strathcona Wilderness Centre is located just N of Sherwood Park.
  • More Information
  • Strathcona Wilderness Centre Website

 

H) Tawatinaw Valley

  • Club: Tawatinaw Valley Skil Club
  • Maintains 25km of ski trails near the Tawatinaw Valley Alpine Centre.
  • Trails located one hour north of Edmonton, near Westlock.
  • Holds the annual Tawatinaw Valley Loppet, a traditional warm-up to the Birkebeiner.
  • Club Website
 

I) Athabasca

  • Club: Athabasca Nordic Ski Club
  • Maintains 10 kms of trails groomed for both skating and classic, featuring 1 kms of lit trails for night skiing.li>
  • Trails located within town limits in between Landing Trails School and Athabasca University .
  • Holds the annual Athabasca loppet in early January.
  • Club Website

Trail conditions for all of these areas can be found at Northern Region Trail Reports

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