November 7, 2019

2019 Minnesota Nordic Ski Opener is excited to be a 2019 partner of the Minnesota Nordic Ski Opener!  It’s time to embrace winter and celebrate Minnesota’s great cross-country skiing tradition on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at Elm Creek Park Reserve which has a 2.5K manufactured snow loop.

Bring your friends and family as Minnesota comes together for the first ski of the year. With free skiing, free rentals and free mini-lessons, the Nordic Opener is for skiers and non-skiers of all ability levels. You can join Goldy the Gopher for a ski at 11:30am, sign up for races, demo skis, race in the inaugural Skadi’s Chase or enjoy a wonderful day out on the snow.

The Nordic Ski Opener is free to the public.  It is a great event for the entire family with:

  • Free skiing

  • Free lessons

  • Free ski rentals

  • Ski trails for all levels

  • Morning test track for Collegiate, HS & advanced skiers

  • Kids Area

  • Ski demos (All Major Brands)

  • Reps from Ski Resorts and Events

  • Many fun activities   

  • Free buffs for the first 1000 attendees!

Check out the Nordic Ski Opener web site at: