Lappe Ski Center home of the Lappe Nordic Ski Club
A winter paradise on the outskirts of Thunder Bay.
Variety of terrain with easy to challenging trails
Enjoy immaculate trail conditions and a great snow base with an extended ski season due to its location
Wax your skis indoors, and after your outdoor adventure warm up in the cozy chalet, which includes saunas, showers and change rooms
Treat yourself to traditional finnish pancakes and homemade soup from the Lappe Kitchen.
Trail passes available for the year, weekly, daily or as a punch pass.
Lappe Nordic Ski Club
Recreation, fitness, skill-development, racing and cross-country ski fun for the whole family
All ages and abilities- Active for Life
Year round or winter only programs
Jackrabbits, Canada’s cross-country ski program for all abilities, ages 3-14 (Dec-Mar)
Kids Running Wild, spring and fall. Lappe’s fun filled games and orienteering program, ages 6-12
Youth programs: Track Attack (ages 9-11), Super Saturdays (ages 8-14), Adaptive Ski Program, Ski team (partial or full year training, 1 to 3 times per week) (ages 12-17)
Adult programs: Learn to Ski, Get Fit, Recreational Technique, Ski team (partial or full year training, 1 to 3 times per week) (ages 17+)
Events: Sawdust Run (Sept), Open House and Ski Swap (Oct), Boxing Day Classic (Dec), Women on Skis(Feb), Lappe Invitational (Mar), 24/12/6 Hour Relay (Mar), Run-and-Ski (Apr), Thursday night race series (Dec-Mar)
Opportunities to coach or assist with races as Lappe Nordic Ski Club is a volunteer-based not-for-profit organization. Certification and training provided by the club.
Snow Sports Area By the Numbers
An easy and short 20-min drive from Thunder Bay will bring you to Lappe Ski Center on Kam Current Rd
Ski center and world class ski trails established in 1979
13.5km of trails with 6.5km of it lite for night skiing
Approximate Operating Season
Winter Season (primary) but open year round