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.