Vail Nordic Center is open |

Vail Nordic Center is open

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – The Vail Nordic Center is open for the 2010-11 season offering approximately 13 kilometers of terrain.

The entire track is set to open by this weekend and offer 17 kilometers of groomed trails, plus 10 kilometers of separate snowshoe trails. The Nordic Center, which is located at the Vail Golf Club, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with on-site rentals for skate and classic skiing, plus backcountry skis and snowshoes. The Nordic Center also offers daily lessons for classic and skate skiing. Season pass prices are as follows until Nov. 20 when prices will increase:

• $80 Adult Season Pass

• $70 Vail Resident Pass

• $50 Student Season Pass (scholarships available)

• Children under 12 are free

After Nov. 20, pass prices will increase $10. Day use prices will be $8 all season long.

The track is maintained daily by the Vail Recreation District. Snowshoers, ice climbers and walkers are asked to follow the signs and utilize the snowshoe trail. Dogs are only allowed on the snowshoe trail and must be leashed to avoid collisions with Nordic skiers.

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