Gear, Lessons, and Permits to Cross-Country Ski in Spokane and North Idaho

Gear Rentals: Fitness Fanatics (rent in store or on site at Mt. Spokane’s Selkirk Lodge); Mountain Gear; REI Spokane; 49 Degrees North Nordic Center; Vertical Earth (Coeur d’Alene).


Lessons: Find lessons for all ages with one of these programs—Spokane Nordic Ski Association, Spokane Parks & Recreation, 49 Degrees North Nordic Center, Sandpoint Nordic Club.


Where to Go: Mt. Spokane Cross-Country Ski Park, Schweitzer Mountain Nordic Center, 49 Degrees North, Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes in the Silver Valley.


Permits & Passes: Requirements vary by location so know before you go. Examples include a Washington State Sno-Park Permit, Special Groomed Trails Permit sticker, State Park Discover Pass, and Idaho Park-N-Ski Permit. //

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