Women's Introduction to Cross Country Skiing

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$90 for REI Members

$110 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 4 people

Come find out how to participate in this great winter fitness sport! Our REI Guides will take you out and show you the basics of starting, stopping, turning and gliding across the snow on classic cross-country skis. After our skill-building session, we'll go out on the trail to practice our new found skills and discover a great way to get outside in the winter! This women-led course is a great introduction to the sport.

  • To learn to dress appropriately for aerobic activity in cold winter weather
  • To gain experience with the fundamentals cross country skiing, including starting and stopping, turning, falling, and the diagonal stride
  • To build confidence in individuals to pursue this winter activity on their own after the lesson

What to bring with you


Cross-Country Ski equipment is provided. REI will cover track fees for Teacup Nordic Center. Questions? Call our Local Experiences team at 1-877-819-3803 or email us at portland-os@rei.com.