Discover what makes Cross Country skiing in Merritt BC a desired destination. Experience the quiet of a snow-covered landscape winter wonderland. Embrace the magic of the beautiful Kane Valley with miles of groomed trails, snow drenched trees, steep hills and scenic views. A perfect setting for your Nicola Valley Cross Country ski adventure.
The Kane Valley, 18 kms south of Merritt, is a haven for Cross Country skiers. With a base elevation of 1160 metres (3800 feet), the timbered valley has a micro-climate that can provide ideal Nordic skiing conditions. The snow is generally dry, seldom more than 1 to 1.5 metres deep, and the air temperature is usually between 0 and -15 degrees Celsius throughout the winter. The best winter access to the ski areas is along the Kane Valley road which joins Highway 5A/97C near Corbett Lake, 18 kilometers south of Merritt.
Kane Valley has over 50 km. of groomed trails, and many kilometres of pristine snow offering a variety of terrain and skill levels, but all ideal for wilderness Nordic skiing. All trails are marked with maps and trail indicators and there are several shelters, picinic sites and washrooms along the way.
Connect with the Nicola Nordic Ski Club is you require additional information. Their members are most helpful!
Start planning your next cross country ski destination and come to Merritt BC. Your adventure awaits.