VAIL NORDIC SCHOOL

SPECIALIZING IN BACKCOUNTRY TOURS AND ADVENTURES

We look forward to welcoming you back for lessons and tours where we will provide a safe and fun experience that will help take your skills to the next level.

This season Due to our COVID protocols we will be offering private lessons (max group size of 6) and tours (max group size of 6). While being transported with us, you will be required to wear masks in the vehicles and at check in. If your group is bigger than 6 you will need to book a second private.

At this time, we are offering all our products of Snowshoe, Cross-Country, and Backcountry ski tours for all levels. Come explore the wilderness around Vail on one of our private tours. We also offer Telemark on Vail Mountain. Explore a side of Vail you’ve never seen before. We can take children as young as 5 but note you will need appropriate car seats to put in our vehicles.

To book your private tour call 970-754-4390. Note tours are based on availability.
NOTE: all group tours are limited to 6 guests and are first come first served.

Professionally Guided Tours: Sign up for one of our many private tours and have a guide show you some of the wilderness trails surrounding Vail while giving you a different perspective on techniques and your surroundings.

Flora and Fauna: Whether you go with a guide or with family and friends, Nordic activities help you slow down and observe so much more of the beautiful trees and winter wildlife that’s all around you in the Rocky Mountains.

Unparalleled Vistas: Venturing into the wilderness and backcountry around Vail is the greatest reward when you’re participating in any Nordic sport.

Vail Nordic School operates under special use permit with the White River National Forest.

 

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Cross-Country Lesson & Tours

Our tours for the beginner on up utilize the spectacular wilderness areas that surround Vail. Cross-Country skiing is where it all started. We meet at the Golden Peak Nordic Desk 25 minutes prior to your tour time. All guests are provided equipment & water.

If you book a 3rd Nordic Private in a 7-day period you save $20 on your 3rd day. OR your 3rd Nordic Group tour in a 7-day period you pay only $20 on your 3rd day.

Private Half Day:

  • 9:00AM - 12:15PM or 1:00PM - 4:15PM
  • Cost: $315 for 1 guest, $450 for 2 guests and $60 for additional guests
  • NOTE: at 7 guests an additional tour must be booked

Private Full Day:

  • 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Cost: $470 for 1 guest, $575 for 2 guests and $75 for additional guests
  • NOTE: at 7 guests an additional tour must be booked

Group Tours:

  • Beginner lesson and Tour 10AM-1:30PM Mon., Wed., Fri., & Sun.
  • Intermediate Lesson and Tour 10AM-1:30PM Tue., Thur., & Sat.
  • $130/person, max 6 participants in group
  • No reservations, walk up only

For more information call the Vail Nordic Desk at Golden Peak between 8:30 & 9:45 AM at 970-754-3210 or to book your Nordic Private call our office at 970-754-4390.

Snowshoe Wilderness Tour

Our group leaders will take you into the surrounding wilderness as you learn about the area history, wildlife, and natural surroundings. All abilities welcome. We meet at the Golden Peak Nordic Desk 25 minutes prior to your tour time. All guests are provided equipment & water.

If you book a 3rd Nordic Private in a 7-day period you save $20 on your 3rd day. OR your 3rd Nordic Group tour in a 7-day period you pay only $20 on your 3rd day.

Private Half Day:

  • 9:00AM - 12:15PM or 1:00PM - 4:15PM
  • Cost: $315 for 1 guest, $450 for 2 guests and $60 for additional guests
  • NOTE: at 7 guests an additional tour must be booked

Private Full Day:

  • 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Cost: $470 for 1 guest, $575 for 2 guests and $75 for additional guests
  • NOTE: at 7 guests an additional tour must be booked

Group Tours:

  • Daily 10:00AM - 12:30PM
  • $130/person, max 6 participants in group
  • No reservations, walk up only

For more information call the Vail Nordic Desk at Golden Peak between 8:30 & 9:45 AM at 970-754-3210 or to book your Nordic Private call our office at 970-754-4390.

Private Nordic Adventures

All Nordic Products are offered as Private Tours, either as half-day or full-day programs. Includes: Snowshoe, Cross-Country Ski Tours, Backcountry Ski Tours. NOTE: all Snowshoe and Cross Country tours have a max of 6 people and Backcountry Ski Tours have a max of 4 people. Let us help you meet your Nordic and backcountry desires and fitness needs.

Telemark lessons are not included in below pricing, see Telemark tab.

Private Half Day:

  • 9:00AM - 12:15PM or 1:00PM - 4:15PM
  • Cost: $315 for 1 guest, $450 for 2 guests and $60 for additional guests

Private Full Day:

  • 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Cost: $470 for 1 guest, $575 for 2 guests and $75 for additional guests

Equipment Rentals:

  • $43/day Cross-country or Telemark gear.

For more information call the Vail Nordic Desk at Golden Peak between 8:30 & 9:45 AM at 970-754-3210 or to book your Nordic Private call our office at 970-754-4390.

Telemark Workshops

Private Telemark Lessons (based upon availability)

Telemark is the art of skiing downhill with your heel and body free to move in a more natural way. Come and free both your heel and your mind. Join us to learn new on-mountain skills or just improve your current abilities. Also check out our great backcountry ski experiences.

Please arrive at Golden Peak Nordic Desk 25 minutes prior to start time with all equipment for all activities.

  • Half Day: 9AM - 12:00PM / 12:45PM - 3:45PM
  • Full Day: 9AM - 3:30PM
  • Good for up to 6 people
  • Reservations required
  • For pricing please see Alpine Privates Pricing 

For more information call the Vail Nordic Desk at Golden Peak between 8:30 & 9:45 AM at 970-754-3210 or to book your Nordic Private call our office at 970-754-4390.