Learn to Cross Country Ski with Tour


$99 for REI Members

$119 for non-members


  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 12 people

Build your skills, then hit the trails! If you are new to skiing, this class will introduce you to the art of Cross Country Skiing: Classic Technique. If you have skied before, this class will help you refine your technique. We will cover stopping, turning, gliding, and proper form during a learning session. Then we will head out on a journey, refining those skills, leaning how to ascend and descend hills, and of course have some fun! All equipment provided.

  • Learn how to choose and fit XC ski equipment Learn how to effectively start, stop, maneuver, fall and get up Spend time playing on the skis

What to bring with you

Map image of Kettle Moraine State Forest - Southern Unit - Nordic Trail System

More directions and information

This venue requires that participants pay a parking fee of $10 for in-state WI plates and $13 for out-of-state plate. Please be prepared to bring cash with you day of to pay for parking. There is an additional fee of $11 for a trail day-pass, in which REI will pay for day of. No need to purchase your own! If you have any questions, please contact us: Monday-Thursday 9 am - 5 pm @ 312-929-3047; or Friday-Sunday on our after-hours phone @ 312-834-3734; or by email at chicago-os@rei.com.