Explore Colorado: Skate Skiing in Eldora

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Jennifer Broome learns how to skate ski at Eldora.

If you’re looking for an alternative to downhill skiing and want a challenging workout then skate skiing is for you.  It’s a blend of cross country skiing and speed skating.  Eldora Mountain Resort offers beginner skate ski lessons at the Eldora Nordic Center for $59.  It includes 2 hours of instruction, skate ski rental, and trail pass.

Eldora is celebrating its 50th anniversary this season.  Closing day is April 14th.  For the 2013-2014 season, Eldora will be part of Vail Resort’s Epic Pass with unlimited, unrestricted access.

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