Nickel Plate

FEBRUARY 3 TO 6, 2017

Nickel Plate Nordic Centre is located in the Okanagan Valley, just 45 minutes from Penticton. It has approximately 34 miles of groomed trails for both classic and skate skiing. Additionally, there is 9 miles of marked snowshoe trails. Nickel Plate has one of the longest ski seasons in the western hemisphere, with trails for all abilities. Elevation is 6,000 feet.

Nickel Plate has a warm and cozy 4,000 square foot day lodge with kitchen, eating and lounge areas, and separate heated washrooms and shower facilities. Source:

We will be staying in a house near Apex Ski Resort. It will be a 15 minute drive to the Nickel Plate Nordic Center from the house. The house is called Holy Smoke at Hedley, BC. It can be seen at There is a map that shows its location in relation to the resort.

Holy Smoke is 2,000 sq ft and sits on a 70’ x 246′ flat treed lot. You can ski in / ski out, which is 30 flat meters from Stray Horse ski trail that leads straight down to the village and lifts. The cabin is non-smoking. Firewood is provided for the woodstove. There are 2 bathrooms, 5 beds, 3 sofa beds and 1 mattress on the floor. Available for our use is a TV, internet, wireless internet, and a washer and dryer.

Meals will be planned and members will share the cost of the food. There will be three dinners and three breakfasts. Bring your own food for lunch.

Alcohol is not included in the food costs.

Cost is $225 USD per person for lodging. Make checks payable to NNSC for $225. Spaces are assigned based on payment date. Mail to 3310 Burch Mountain Road, Wenatchee, WA 98801.

Coordinator Lynn Alderson at 509-885-6342 or