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2021-22 Individual XC Season Passes

There is no winter sport that provides as much physical and mental well-being as cross-country skiing.

from $312

2021-22 Family XC Season Passes

There are few family activities more inclusive, affordable, and FUN than Cross Country Skiing!

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2021-22 Individual Snowshoe Season Passes

Health, adventure, and solitude. Experience the wilderness like never before.

Latest News

SLNC Bids Farewell to Head Coach Eric de Nys

On behalf of the Sovereign Lake Board, we would like to congratulate Eric De Nys on his new position as Next-Gen Coach with Nordic Canada. Eric is an exceptional coach and we have been fortunate to …
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Sovereign Lake Nordic Club becomes the first Living Wage ski area in Canada

For immediate release: 11 June 2021 Sovereign Lake Nordic Club, in Vernon BC, is the first ski area in Canada to signify its commitment to ending working poverty, by paying all its staff and contracted workers a …
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SLNC Wins BC Parks Community Partner of the Year Award

  PRESS RELEASE: June 1st, 2021 Sovereign Lake Nordic Club has just been named the recipient of the 2019-20 Community Partner of the Year Award by BC Parks, a recognition awarded once every two years. The Honourable George …
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Season Pass and Program Registration Opens June 1st

We are excited to open up our 2021-22 registration season with an extra early bird discount for June only. Pricing reverts to Early Bird rates from July 1st through October 31st. If you are a 2020-21 …
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XC Supercamps Registration Opens May 1st

  Drawing over 350 Masters skiers of all abilities from around the globe each winter, XCSupercamps registration opens May 1st, 2021. With a full roster of technique development camps for all ability levels starting November 23 through …
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Programs Get a Financial Boost in 2021-22

The Board has approved a long-term plan to strengthen programs at the Sovereign Lake Nordic Club (SLNC). The Board’s work is guided by the SLNC 2018 Strategic Plan. This plan outlines five goals and within these …
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Thank You for an Amazing Season!

And that’s a wrap!  We are so thankful for our amazing ski community this winter. There are so many new faces, and club members skiing more than they ever have before. We know that our facility …
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Last Day Extended Hours on Sunday April 11th: 7am – 4pm

Our Programs skiers are planning to do solo 50/75/100 km skis on Sunday morning before the snow softens. To support the group we will be opening the lodge at 7 am and making sure that the …
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The Road Has Been Graded!

Well… better late than never! AIM Contracting has finally made it up to Sovereign Road and we have a fresh grade just in time for closing weekend. It is still not great but we will take what …
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Reduced Hours In Effect Now Until Closing Day

We have reduced our operating hours effective immediately from 9am to 4pm due to increasing slushy conditions in the afternoon and lack of skier traffic. You are welcome to ski on the trails after lodge operating …
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Putting Your Skis To Bed For Summer

Keep those skis fast and fresh next fall by getting a summer storage wax done at Sovereign Lake. For $20 we will summer prep your skis with a steel brush and a universal glide wax, plus …
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Reflecting on our Closure This Day Last Year

COVID-19: It has been exactly one year since our club was turned upside down. With a forced closure notice across the province of all BC Parks, Sovereign operations ended abruptly for the 2019-20 season. What was to …
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International Women’s Day Fundraiser a Success!

Thank you for your generous donations made by our members and the public in celebration of International Women’s Day. All Day Ticket proceeds and donations were in support of the Archway Society for Domestic Peace. The Archway …
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Spring Break Discounts

This is the best time of year to stock up on nordic supplies as we are offering 25% off everything in the lodge including Bliz Sunglasses, Sun Bum sunscreen, Kombi merino clothing, Swix / Vauhti waxes, …
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Nordic Pulse Trail Grooming Tool is LIVE!

Sovereign Lake is excited to announce that we are the first club to fully integrate and embed the new Nordic Pulse Grooming App in Canada within their website. Nordic Pulse was born out of a desire to …
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March and April Ticket Sales Now Open

SLNC has opened ticket sales for March and April skiing and snowshoeing today with limited day ticket sales through Spring Break and Easter Holiday Weekend. Here are some dates to put in your calendar. International Women’s (Free …
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Fast and The Curious Virtual Race Series

FAST AND THE CUIRIOUS Jan 18 – Apr 4  You are all invited to the new Fast and Curious virtual series. The series has been designed by a small group of Masters club volunteers to get SLNC club’s 19 plus …
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BC Family Weekend Ticket and Merch Discounts

We are excited to host our ski friends from throughout the Okanagan this weekend. As a thank you for playing local this winter we are offering a 15% discount on all day tickets Saturday through Monday. …
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SilverStar Provincial Park Management Plan Open for Public Review

The public comment period on the initial planning stage of the Management Plan for Silverstar Provincial Park concluded on January 15th, 2020. BC Parks received 89 public comments forms. We thank all of those who participated …
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February Day Ticket Sales Now Open

As of today, you can now book your snowshoe and skiing day tickets for the month of February! Please remember to purchase an RFID if you intend to use our facility more than once as it …
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Events

BC WINTER GAMES (Biathlon and XC Events)

Sovereign Lake Nordic Club is excited to be the host venue for the Cross Country Ski and Biathlon events in the. 2022 BC Winter Games, hosted here in Vernon BC. Race information will be posted shortly, …
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Sovereign 2 SilverStar Ski Marathon

Join us April 2-3rd, 2021 for a Ski Marathon like no other, joining the best of the best ski trails between Sovereign Lake and SilverStar Mountain Resort to create two stunning courses. 21km and 42km options. …
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CANADA’S WINTER WONDERLAND

In the 1930s, our ski pioneers recognized the value of the Silver Star area. Located in an outstanding sub-alpine environment with an abundance of dry snowfall the joint trail networks of Sovereign Lake Nordic Club and Silver Star Mountain Resort providing over 105km of daily groomed trails, making it the largest continuously groomed network of cross-country ski trails in Canada.

SLNC is dedicated to the promotion of cross-country skiing as an inclusive lifelong activity for all ages and abilities. Committed to the provision of high-quality facilities, programs, and services, the SLNC operates a world-class cross-country ski venue located within Silver Star Provincial Park.

CANADA’S WINTER WONDERLAND

In the 1930s, our ski pioneers recognized the value of the Silver Star area. Located in an outstanding sub-alpine environment with an abundance of dry snowfall the joint trail networks of Sovereign Lake Nordic Club and Silver Star Mountain Resort providing over 105km of daily groomed trails, making it the largest continuously groomed network of cross-country ski trails in Canada.

SLNC is dedicated to the promotion of cross-country skiing as an inclusive lifelong activity for all ages and abilities. Committed to the provision of high-quality facilities, programs, and services, the SLNC operates a world-class cross-country ski venue located within Silver Star Provincial Park.