Get your Early-Bird Season Pass online here !!  (or print application form here)


Early-Bird Prizes: 

The earlier you sign up, the more chances you have to win.  Yes, you can win more than once!

Oct 20 DRAW

  • Mountain Nugget Chocolate                   
  • $50 Gift Certificate from Gerick’s
  • Rossland Beer Company Growler, $50 value
  • Classic or Skate Ski Lesson with Andy Morel
  • Free Black Jack day pass and ski rental

Nov 17 DRAW

  • 10 x punch pass – Better Life Fitness, $60 value
  • $100 Gift Certificate from Gerick’s
  • Black Jack 5x punch pass
  • Skate Ski Lesson with Lesley Beatson
  • Mountain Nugget Chocolate


  • Black Jack Seasons Pass for 2016/2017
  • $50 Alpine Grind Gift Certificate
  • $350 Gerick's Gift Certificate
  •  3 day passes to Red Mountain

GOLD STAR PASS – $49 Season Pass Upgrade for $160 of Local Perks!

Back after popular demand is the Gold Star Season Pass Upgrade.  Enjoy $160 in local vendor perks with a $49 pass upgrade.  Benefits include free drip coffee at the Alpine Grind (all season!), 15% off wax and wax accessories at Gerick Sports, a free technique workshop from former National Team Head Coach Dave Wood, a free waxing clinic and a free Black Jack day pass (rentals included) to give to a friend.  NEW THIS YEAR! All those who puchase a gold star pass upgrade before December 1 will be eligible for a draw to win two day passes to Red Mountain and a Big Red Cat Skiing Prize!!  Sign up now as a great way to donate to Black Jack's fantastic Skier Development Program.



To add a bit of extra excitement to this year’s membership drive, Cross Country BC is collecting some fantastic prizes to give away to the winning clubs. The more returning members that sign up before December 1 the better our chances of winning. If we sign up early we can win big! For a list of the prizes and the contest information go to


SNOW SHOW & SKI SWAP - Sat Nov 5 at the Prestige in Rossland

Come and enjoy this social event!  Equipment drop-off is from 8:30-10:30am and sales start at 11am. It’s time to get your Early-Bird season pass, get your skis waxed by the Junior Racers, and register for kids ski lessons.


KIDS SKI LESSONS – Ages 4 and Up!
Dates & Times
:  Dec through March, Sunday afternoons and Tuesday evenings
Register:  Ski Swap or online at

Contact:  Program Coordinator - Ann Quarterman
For more info, including program specifics go to


GET INVOLVED - Officiating & Coaching Courses!
Level 1 Officials Course: Oct 22 – Contact Linda Merlo

Intro to Coaching:  Nov 11 or 12 Community Coaching:  Nov 25-27
Questions?  Contact Skier Development Program Coordinator Ann Quarterman


CANSI LEVEL 1 - Become an Instructor and Improve your Technique!

Are you an Intermediate to Advanced level skier?  The CANSI level 1 instructor certification course being held at Nelson Nordic Ski Club on Dec 10/11 could be just for you!  Besides having the opportunity to become a certified instructor and introduce people to the wonderful sport of cross country skiing, you will also learn ways to improve your own technique. For more information, go to or get in touch with Denys at to sign up.



  • We’re located 4 minutes north of Rossland, and have 40km of scenic trails groomed for both classic & skate skiing, a 2.5k lit night-skiing loop, a 2.2k Doggy Loop, 3 cabins, a Biathlon range, and full ski rentals.
  • Not just the weekends - get out for a quick ski before or after work, by headlamp or moonlight!
  • Last winter we had 717 members aged 1 to 80+ from Rossland, Warfield, Trail and beyond.
  • Cross-country skiing is the best low-impact whole-body activity and is great for health & fitness
  • Don’t know where to start?? Come to our ski swap on Nov 5, stop in at Gerick’s in Trail to get geared up or rent skis right at Black Jack and give it a go!