Otway Nordic Centre - trails, shooting range and day lodge. Used for the 2015 Winter Games.

Otway Nordic Centre

8141 Otway Rd , Prince George, BC, V2M 7B4

The Otway Nordic Centre provides 55kms of trails with 10kms of FIS homologated competition trails, 5kms of lighted trails, 8kms of dog friendly trails, 30 kms of snowshoe trails, a brand new lighted 30-lane shooting range built for the 2015 Canada Winter Games, a day lodge complete with heated washrooms, rental shop, concession, kitchen area, waxroom, and the capacity for a large spectator area. Two technical buildings were also built for the 2015 Games, one for cross country and one for biathlon. The facility is groomed with two Piston Bully 100 snowcats and two snomobiles, one with a Ginzu groomer and one with a Tidd Tech groomer. 

Annual snowfall in Prince George is 156.62cm and Otway is at an elevation of 691.3 providing perfect training conditions.

The Otway Nordic Centre is also used during the summer months for trail running, hiking/walking, and mountain biking. 

Fast Facts

  • 55kms total of ski trails including:
  • 10km of international homologated trails
  • 5kms of lighted trails
  • 8kms of dog friendly trails
  • 30 kms of snowshoe trails
  • 30-lane lighted shooting range
  • 4768 square foot heated lodge with kitchen, washrooms, fireplace, deck for spectators, and waxing area 
  • Large spectator area
  • Heated technical building for competitions and meetings
  • Heated tehcnical building at biathlon range

Hosting Portfolio

  • 2015 Canada Winter Games
  • 2015 Teck BC Cup #1
  • 2014 Western Canadian Biathlon Championships
  • 2014 Haywood NorAm/Western Canadian Cross Country Skiing Championships
  • 2005, 2004, 2002, 2001 British Columbia Cross Country Ski Cup

  • 2005 Canadian Cross-Country Ski Championships

  • 2002, 2000 Western Canadian Cross-Country Ski Championships

  • 2002, 2001 Biathlon BC Cup

The Otway Nordic Ski Centre served as the biathlon, cross country, and para-nordic sit-ski venue for the 2015 Canada Winter Games. To watch a video tour of the venue, click here (biathlon) and here (cross country).


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