Nordic or Cross Country Ski Classes
Develop the skills to cross country ski safely, or to improve your skills if you haven’t been skiing for a while. Gain the control and you need to enjoy Cross Country skiing!
Not sure how to stop in the tracks? Want to take the corners with speed and control? We can help with that!
Our instructors are all CANSI or coaching certified.
Level Terrain
Choose from one of these dates to start your adventures in XC skiing!
All courses take place in Kananaskis country either, Pocaterra Hut, Ribbon Creek or West Bragg Creek, snow dependant.
$75 per person (Youth 14 and up). Add GST to all prices. Meeting time: 8:15 am at Richmond Canadian tire.
Course IDDate ( all run 10am – 3pm)
LT4Saturday, January 7
LT5Sunday, January 15
LT6Saturday, January 21
LT7Sunday, January 29
LT8Saturday, February 4
LT9Sunday, February 12
LT10Saturday, February 4
XC Hill Techniques
Uncertain on the hills? We can get your skills up for the beginner and intermediate hills! Learn to ski safely; how to get up in tricky situations, like on a hill, how to fall to reduce injury and develop the skills to stop, slow down and turn corners on hills.
Courses take place at Peter Lougheed Provincial Park Visitors Centre, near the parking area, or at Ribbon Creek XC ski trails, snow dependant.
$75 per person (Youth 14 and up) meeting time 8:15 at Richmond Canadian Tire. Add GST to all prices.
Course IDDate ( all run 10am – 3pm)
BH2Saturday, December 17
BH3Sunday, January 8
BH4Saturday, January 14
BH5Sunday, January 22
BH6Saturday, January 28
BH7Sunday, February 5
BH8Saturday, February 11
BH9Saturday, February 18
BH10Sunday, February
Guided Tours to improvement distance and skills!
Improve efficiency on intermediate trails. Don’t lose energy and momentum; gain them by learning double pole, one step double pole and marathon skate techniques that conserve energy and put you ahead on longer trails.
Class starts from the Boulton Creek or Elk Pass parking lot. Contact us to book your group for this intermediate outing.
$85 per person (Youth 14 and up) Meeting time 8:15am at the Richmond Canadian Tire SW. Add GST to all prices.
Holiday XC Ski Family Fun Day
Try this fun XC ski day for the whole family. Learn a new winter activity that you can all enjoy together! Starting with kids ages 8 and up.
XCFFD family day Dec. 29, 2016
$155 per family.
Intermediate Ski lesson and learn to Loppet!
Join master Loppet racer Dave Vetsch for these evenings of ski improvement to gain maximum efficiency with less effort. Increase your speed, glide and enjoyment of cross country skiing. Want to try a Loppet but aren’t sure you have the technique to last the distance? Dave can help you improve so you are not wasting precious energy on incorrect technique.
$85 per person
Shaganappi or Confederation Golf course – snow dependent.
Course IDDate (all 6:45-8:45pm}
ISK1Wednesday, January 11
ISK2Wednesday, January 18
ISK3Wednesday, January 11
XC Ski Skate Lessons
If Ski-Skating lessons are of interest to you, we offer classes with a past national team coach from Finland. You can also book a semi-private class if you have a group of four or more people. Veli Niinimaa our instructor, was a national coach in skate and XC classic techniques.
If you cannot make any of these times, contact us to set up a private or semi-private lesson. or
$95 per person
Confederation Park or Shaganappi Golf Course.
Course IDDate (all 6:45-8:30pm}
SK1Wednesday, January 11
SK2Wednesday, January 18


To register for any of our course, call the Norseman Outdoor Specialist at (403) 249-5451 or drop into the store at 4655 37th Street SW Calgary,north of Glenmore trail and south of Richmond on 37th street.
Details for lessons will be sent out on the Wednesday prior to the class. This information will contain meeting location and time, weather forecast, waiver and medical information forms, directions and any other pertinent information
Additional Classes
Group Lessons: $65 per person (minimum 6 people in your group) If you are a club or have a social group, office group or an extended family who would like to have a lesson together, we can accommodate this with a minimum of 6 participants.
Semi-private Lessons: $95 per person (for 3 or 4 people only) If you would like to learn together in a semi-private group of three or four people.
Private Lessons: $180 per person (1 or 2 people) All private lessons are half day as participant(s) receive focused instruction.
Add GST to all prices.
Full Circle Adventures Cancellation Policies:
  •  ALL courses have a $25 non-refundable admin fee. Customer cancellations three days prior to a course or a no show, will NOT receive a refund.
  •  Ill health or family emergency cancellation last minute will receive a 50% refund.
  •  Cancellations one week or more prior to a class start date receive a full refund, less the $25 non-refundable registration fee.
Courses will cancel if; poor road conditions or weather below -20 degrees is forecast in Kananaskis country for the day of the class. If we cancel, a full refund is provided. You must call the store to initiate your refund.
Pocaterra Day hut, Peter Lougheed (PLPP) Visitor’s information centre, Ribbon Creek or West Bragg Creek day use areas. All locations are in Kananaskis country, 45 min to 1 1/2hour drive west of Calgary. Private lessons, Skate and Intermediate classes may be at Shaganappi Golf course or Confederation Park.