Cross Country 2015-2016 Events
Get ready for a great season of skiing and snowshoeing with several events on the way!
Nov. 27, New Cross Country Building Grand Opening for 2015-2016
This winter will be extra special for cross country skiers as we debut the brand new Alder Creek Adventure Center on Friday, Nov. 27, the day after Thanksgiving. Everyone is invited to see the new building and enjoy live music, appetizers, and a no-host bar from 5 – 7 p.m. There will be a raffle for Tahoe Donner prizes, plus fun activities for the entire family.
Dec. 5-20, 2015, Season passholders “Bring a Friend” Days
We will be offering discounted passes and rentals for guests of season passholders any day between Dec. 5 and Dec. 20, 2015. Unlimited guests allowed. Passholder must be present.
Dec. 13 and Dec. 20 – New! Learn to Teach Skiing Clinic
Join our teaching team of experienced Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) clinicians to learn the art of teaching cross country skiing. This class is designed as a one- or two-day learning opportunity to improve your skiing and explore whether instructing could be right for you. We recommend you attend both sessions if possible. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
TIME: 9 A.M. – 12 P.M.
COST: $98 FOR TWO CLINICS WITH ALL DAY TRAIL PASSES; $49
FOR ONE SESSION WITH TRAIL PASS; SEASON PASSHOLDERS:
$64 FOR BOTH SESSIONS OR $32 FOR ONE SESSION. BUY NOW ON SHOPTD.
Dec. 25, 2015, Christmas Day
To give you time to open your presents Christmas morning, we’ll be open at noon and offering half day trail pass rates until 5 p.m.
Jan. 4-15, 2016, Learn to Ski Weeks
To celebrate “National Learn to Ski Month,” Tahoe Donner Cross Country will be offering two-for-one private lessons and private lesson packages any midweek day from Jan. 4-15.
Jan. 7 – March 4, New! Masters Training Group
Enjoy the benefits of multi-week coaching sessions this winter. Led by one of the legends of ski coaching, Glenn Jobe, and other top instructors from Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area, this group will focus on ski skating technique improvement, geared for the advanced intermediate skier who can ski advanced trails.
WHEN: THURSDAYS, JAN. 7 – MARCH 4 (NO SESSION FEB. 18).
TIME: 10:30 – 11:30 A.M.
COST: $160 (SEASON PASS OR DAY TICKET REQUIRED FOR
EACH CLASS). BUY NOW ON SHOPTD.
Jan. 18, 2016, Fun Race Fundraiser – Sierra Skogsloppet
Challenge yourself in one of our 15 km / 10 km / 5 km / 2 km races for all ages and abilities. Lunch and raffle included in entry. This is an annual fundraiser for the Truckee schools Nordic ski teams. 10 am start.
Jan. 24, 2016, Winter Festival
Join Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area for the first ever Winter Festival. Discounted trail passes at $10 each and $15 rentals will be available, including free lessons, tours and ski equipment demonstrations. Festival-goers will also enjoy live music and delicious BBQ.
Feb. 21, 2016, Tahoe Donner Challenge
A tour or a race – you choose your fastest way to Drifter Hut, Hawks Peak, Euer Valley Cookhouse and return. Lunch and raffle included in entry. 10 a.m. start.
Mar. 20, 2016, Taste of Truckee
This gourmet food tasting event is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and connoisseurs of good food. Participants can try skis or snowshoes and get a few free pointers from our experienced instructors before heading out on the trails. Noon-3 p.m.
Mar. 27, 2016, Tour D’Euer
Celebrate spring with this 25-plus-year tradition of touring the Euer Valley . Refuel at the Cookhouse, then soak up the sun after the race with live music and a BBQ at the new cross country center from 11 a.m. Start any time between 8-10 am; 7 km – 25 km.