Join the March Break Fun at North Highlands Nordic!

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-11Cookie race10 AMEvery racer wins an edible “cookie medal” and a keepsake medal. $5 registration fee. Ages 3-5 years.
Lasagna supper4 PMDine 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-12Ski loppet1 PMA 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-14Crazy costume dayAll dayWe 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 Ski10 AMMeet 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-17St Patrick’s dayAll dayWear your greenest greens. Have fun being outside, sit by the chiminea and roast some marshmallows.
BBQ & live musicStay for a BBQ and music!
SAT-18Jackrabbits fun day10 AM – 12 PMAfter the regularly scheduled Jackrabbit lessons get ready for some fun, games, and a race! H
Snowshoe loppet7 PMChallenge 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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