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Congratulation to the Nakkertok Volunteers of the Year

A cornerstone of the Nakkertok community spirit is volunteerism. Thousands of hours of volunteer time are spent running our ski programs, maintaining and improving our trails, running ski events, and in general making Nakkertok a vibrant community. Each year, Nakkertok recognizes certain individuals that exemplify our community spirit with the Nakkertok Community Awards. This year [...]

2018-04-28T16:39:07-04:00April 28th, 2018|News|

Celebrate 5 Months of Skiing at Nakkertok

Thanks to  mother nature, a late Spring and snow making there will be skiing at Nakkertok for at least 5 months.  This coming Wednesday, April 11 we are going to celebrate 5 months skiing at Nakkertok. November 11 was the first day of skiing on the Nakkertrak and we continue to have lots of snow [...]

2018-04-08T19:48:37-04:00April 8th, 2018|News|

Nominate a Volunteer for the Nakkertok Community Awards

The Nakkertok Board of Directors is seeking nominations for the Nakkertok Community Awards. Each year the Community Awards recognize members who have contributed a significant amount of time and effort to the Nakkertok community and ski season. We are seeking nominations of Nakkertok members with outstanding contributions to our club in the following categories: Volunteer(s) [...]

2018-03-12T20:33:40-04:00March 12th, 2018|News|

Dirk Van Wijk’s Views from Pyeongchang

Nakkertok head groomer, Dirk Van Wijk is in Pyeongchang providing expert advice to prepare the Olympic cross-country ski venue. Dirk is sending back regular updates from Pyeongchang.  We hope everyone enjoys the first hand account of Olympic preparation. View #1 - Jan 25 View #2 - Jan 31 View #3  - Feb 3 View #4 [...]

2018-02-25T14:53:21-05:00February 25th, 2018|News|

Registration now open for the Weber Loppet

Registration is now open for the  Weber Loppet on Sunday February 25. The trail is now looking good and we hope to be able to run the full loppet from Nakkertok Val-des-Monts to Nakkertok South this year.  Registration will open on Wed Feb 14 and run until 23:59 on Wed Feb 21. More details and [...]

2018-02-14T22:00:01-05:00February 9th, 2018|News|

Dedication Cermony for John Burrows

On Sunday, January 21 at noon, there will be a dedication ceremony for John Burrows, a long-time Nakkertok volunteer who passed away in June 2017.  The ceremony will be held on Nakkertok North in Val-des-Monts.  Light refeshments will be served following the ceremony, . All Nakkertok members and the public are invited to attend. John [...]

2018-01-12T13:56:02-05:00January 12th, 2018|News|

Introducing the Nakkertok Alumni Candy Cane Cup

Nakkertok is pleased to announce the new Nakkertok Alumni Candy Cane Cup, an early season CPL points race. This new race will allow athletes in Eastern Canada to test themselves in a high-level early season race prior without having to travel to western Canada. This race has been made possible in part to the snowmaking [...]

2017-11-22T20:47:08-05:00November 22nd, 2017|News|

Last chance to register for ski lessons

UPDATE: Registration is now closed for classes at Nakkertok South.  However, there are still spaces open for classes at Nakkertok North in Val-des-Monts on Sunday afternoon.   Winter is quickly approaching so it is time to be thinking about cross-country ski lessons. Nakkertok has a great program for teaching young children (age 4-12) and adults [...]

2017-11-23T07:54:00-05:00November 14th, 2017|News|

Grand Opening of the Nakkertrak Ski Loop

Nakkertok is pleased to announce the newly named Nakkertrak Ski Loop is open for the season. The cold temperatures of the past week has allowed Nakkertok trails team to make enough snow for early season skiing. The Nakkertrak Ski Loop is open to all Nakkertok members and other cross-country skiers who want to take advantage [...]

2017-11-14T22:37:14-05:00November 13th, 2017|News|