Cross-Country skiing (Dave Heath photo)
Beginner and advanced cross-country and Nordic skiers can enjoy urban skiing along groomed trails near town.
More experienced, competitive skiers can take advantage of wilderness trails developed outside of the city. A number of competitions and events are held in and around Prince George each year, many organized by the Caledonia Nordic Ski Club, which also operates the Otway Nordic Centre.
Groomed Trails Near Town
The Otway Nordic Centre is located a few minutes from town. The Otway Centre features 40km/25mi of groomed trails and 5km/3mi of lit night trails. There are 20 trails at Otway Nordic Centre with four beginner, six intermediate, and 10 advanced trails. Trails interconnect, so it is important to watch for signs and follow the trail map. The Otway system also has competition rated trails and a biathlon range.