by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, March 10, 2023
Visit North Highlands Nordic this March break to enjoy activities for all ages in a festive atmosphere. Enjoy your time on the trails and relax in front of the chiminea or inside the new chalet afterwards. All fees are reduced by 50% for the weekdays, Monday through Friday. View accommodations.
North Highlands Nordic offers 12 km of trails with a 16′ wide groom, for classic skiing with a double track-set, skate skiing, and snowshoeing; in Cape North, Cape Breton. The trail system offers terrain for all abilities, including challenging hills, rolling terrain, and gentle flats. This nordic centre offers world-class views of the Aspy fault and harbour. You will also experience the friendly and welcoming environment.
Schedule of Activities
Review the North Highlands Nordic website for scheduling updates.
|SAT-11||Cookie race||10 AM||Every racer wins an edible “cookie medal” and a keepsake medal. $5 registration fee. Ages 3-5 years.|
|Lasagna supper||4 PM||Dine in or take-out at the NHN nordic centre. Includes lasagna, garlic bread and dessert. $20 adults, $10 children. All proceeds go towards NHN groomer attachment.|
|SUN-12||Ski loppet||1 PM||A fun event! Skiers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to attend. Distances: 5 km, 10.5 km and 21 km. Classic or skate technique. Registration includes post-loppet meals and a chance at draw prizes. Register. View more details.|
|TUES-14||Crazy costume day||All day||We will be looking for the most crazy costume to entertain everyone and win a prize. We will announce the costume winner by 3 PM.|
|Tea and Ski||10 AM||Meet at the NHN nordic centre for regularly scheduled tea and ski social. Bring your lunch and be ready to have a visit after your outing.|
|FRI-17||St Patrick’s day||All day||Wear your greenest greens. Have fun being outside, sit by the chiminea and roast some marshmallows.|
|BBQ & live music||Stay for a BBQ and music!|
|SAT-18||Jackrabbits fun day||10 AM – 12 PM||After the regularly scheduled Jackrabbit lessons get ready for some fun, games, and a race! H|
|Snowshoe loppet||7 PM||Challenge yourself to a fun “race” with NHN’s first evening snowshoe loppet! Distance, 5 km. Fee $20, rentals and snacks included.|
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