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Address: 1778 Vail Valley Drive, Vail, CO 81657
Phone Number: +1 970-479-2264

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Wonderful beginner XC half day tour

We booked a half day cross country tour at the Vail Nordic School and Eric was a great teacher! We had a great time, learned a lot and improved our techniques during this half day... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 January 2016
IDA10152015
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

We booked a half day cross country tour at the Vail Nordic School and Eric was a great teacher! We had a great time, learned a lot and improved our techniques during this half day tour. The equipment and boots were provided in the cost of the class, as well as water and granola bars. Weather was perfect for a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

From the moment I made the reservations 6 months before coming to Vail for opening days, I was treated like royalty. Joe was in contact with me about what to expect and he delivered; from fresh snow to an absolutely well-designed experience. I had not done cross country skiing in over 40 years and my sister had never participated. Needless... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Great scenery and well prepared tracks. They are doing a nice job preparing the tracks, even with little snow. Not a bad way to get a good workout in.

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Lake Worth, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

Since I wasn't allowed to ski my Doc suggested snowshoe or nordic( cross country). So the first day we tried snowshoe at the Nordic center aka golf cours. There is a very small charge for rental and they fit you. Don't wear great boots as the strapping will rub on them. We had a lot of fun and walked a... More 

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Baldwin, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed the cross country ski trails at Vail. It was only my third time doing this sport and it is great exercise. The trails were groomed along the sides but no tracks were present in the middle. Cost not nearly as outrageous as a lift ticket for downhill skiing at Vail so you don't feel like you need... More 

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Louisville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

This is a great place to go if you want to learn or do some cross-country skiing... I had never been and the instruction was excellent and I liked being on the golf course.. Bus stops right in front and staff all very accommodating. I highly recommend if you want to try something different in Vail...

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Glen Cove, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

I finally had an opportunity to try cross-country skiing on our just-completed family vacation at Vail. While the grandkids were in ski-school I took my five adult family members to the Nordic Center at Golden Peak. I had already had a great phone conversation with Joe, the director, because my group included my wife, daughter, and daughter-in-law. Our original plan... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

No one in our family has every cross-country skied before but they made it very easy to strap on some skis and try it out. The people there were very helpful it was loads of fun.

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Orchard Park, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014

My wife and I had never cross-country skied before so we signed up for a lesson here. Stephanie was our instructor and she did a great job teaching us some very important fundamentals and getting us out on the course to practice our new found skills. She was very patient, encouraging and kept the learning very fun. There is plenty... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2013

The snow thickness is less than Breckenridge for instance during the Thanksgiving week. Easy location to find, just off of the interstate. Not crowded if you arrive early. Equipment is of good quality and the value is good for what you pay. You are on your own and need to have some experience if you wander off of the flat... More 

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