Dawn Mountain Trails


Welcome to the Golden Nordic Ski Club! With over 33 km of groomed classic and skating trails at Dawn Mountain Nordic Centre (13 km outside of Golden) and 6 km of classic track set trails at the Golden Golf Course (6 km outside of Golden), we offer a world-class cross-country skiing experience to beginner and expert skiers alike. With close to 600 members last season (local and out-of-town), we have seen a steady growth in our membership over the past few years.

infoatgoldennordicclub [dot] ca      P.O. Box 1991, Golden, BC, V0A 1H0

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GNSC Vision

The GNSC aims to offer our members with world-class ski trails that create a sense of awe through excellent grooming, (wonderful views), and trails for all levels of experience. 


GNSC Mission

The Golden Nordic Club is a registered non-profit organization with a purpose to develop and promote cross-country skiing in the Golden District by making it affordable, family oriented, inclusive, educational and a world class Nordic skiing experience.


GNSC Goals

1. To provide ski trails on the West Bench called "Dawn Mountain Nordic Ski Centre"

  • Establish cost effective user fees
  • Groom trails in a timely and cost efficient method
  • Continually develop and maintain trails for both classic and skating skiing
  • Build and maintain adequate facilities for equipment storage and skier usage
  • Work closely with other associations to establish the land tenure for the ski trails

2. To provide ski trails at the Golden Golf Club

  • Establish cost effective user fees
  • Maintain existing cabin and storage shed
  • Groom and maintain trails in a timely and cost efficient method
  • Maintain a cooperative working relationship with the Golden Golf Club
  • Establish new trails and facilities when necessary

3. To provide cross-country skiing, education and skill development

  • Promote and administer the BC Rabbits program for children
  • Cooperate with local schools to develop cross-country skiing in the schools
  • Develop and administer a racing program to include junior racers and a cross-training program for other sports
  • Develop and administer a masters program
  • Establish a nordic club presence in the community

4. To provide club social events and products for sale

  • Promote events such as the Huckleberry Loppet, Full Moon Ski, waxing clinics, etc.
  • Make available club related products for sale such as toques, head bands, vests, tee-shirts



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