Course Partners

“Our Boulder, Your Backyard” is the rallying cry for the virtual component of the Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour. Participants can ski a 30 or 15 kilometer course of their choice wherever that may be.

The BMT is proud to present course partners who will create “official” BMT courses during the week of February 1-6. The BMT is delighted to be joined by the following resorts and organizations. We heartily thank you for your support and collaboration.

Mt Bachelor, Oregon

Course Description

Enjoy the beauty of the high Cascades on the fantastic trails of the Mt Bachelor Nordic Center while challenging yourself in the 2021 Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour on our 16km single-loop course.  The course begins on the Common Corridor and immediately rises to the high point of the course on Blue Jay’s Way.

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Sun Valley, Idaho

Course Description

The Sun Valley Nordic Center has put together three great trails to make a 15km loop.

From the Sun Valley Clubhouse follow Trail Creek Loop out to Trail Creek Cabin. Once there, ski to the left of the Cabin and take the Boundary Loop out over Hyndman View and return back along the creek.

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Meissner Nordic Community, Bend, Oregon 

Course Description

The Virtual BMT course will be the same as this year’s Tour of Meissner 30km classic, which will be held the Saturday before the Virtual BMT. The course starts at Virginia Meissner Sno-Park at an elevation of approximately 5,400 feet and wends its way up and down from a low of 5,020 feet to a high of 5,860 before finishing back where it started.

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Tahoe XC, California

Course Description

The Boulder Mountain Tour course at Tahoe XC this season will feature fantastic grooming on varied terrain with inspiring views of beautiful Lake Tahoe. It begins in a meadow above our Trailhead Lodge and then quickly heads off into the forest. After a few kms of rolling terrain,

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Soldier Hollow, Utah

Course Description

The 15km Boulder Mountain Tour trail at Soldier Hollow is one of the most challenging and inspiring cross country ski trails you can find.  Beginning and ending in the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic stadium, the route uses much of the FIS homologated Olympic trails offering active terrain with a constant variety of climbs and exceptionally groomed descents. 

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Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Vermont

Course Description

Virtual BMT racers at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center will contest their efforts on one of the Outdoor Center’s most classic skis, a 7.5km version of the Ruthie’s Run loop. Leaving the lower field and the lap has a mellow start, with a gradual climb and then fun descent down to the Black River.

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Washburn Lake Ski Trails, Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Course Description

RASTA has established a 13.5k race course for the Boulder Mountain Tour (BMT) that explores the varied terrain of the Washburn Lake Silent Sports cross country ski trails. All racers will start from the Perch Lake Shelter and follow a well marked race course that leads skiers out into a undulating course that we are sure all skiers will enjoy.

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Blaine County Recreation District Trails, Idaho

Course Description

In the winter, the Wood River Valley transforms into Nordic Town USA.  Boasting fantastic beginner, intermediate and advanced terrain, excellent snow for Nordic skiing, and almost perpetual sunny skies. Thanks to the Blaine County Recreation District, the area offers over 200 kilometers of expertly groomed Nordic trails each year.

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Rendezvous Ski Trails, West Yellowstone, Montana

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The Gallatin National Forest’s Rendezvous Ski Trails offer a beautiful setting for cross country skiing. Easily accessible from the town of West Yellowstone, Montana, the Rendezvous Ski Trails consist of over 35 kilometers of gently rolling, beautifully groomed trails that wind through tall stands of lodgepole pines. The trail system is located entirely on U.S.

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SVSEF, Lake Creek & Quigley

Course Description

The Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation will have a 7.5k loop at Lake Creek. Half-Boulder participants can ski it twice to reach 15k and four times to record a 30k distance. The public is strongly encouraged to avoid Lake Creek from 2:30-5 p.m. during the week due to lack of parking when SVSEF teams are in training.

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Cross Country Ski Areas Association

Description

The Cross Country Ski Areas Association offers a comprehensive compendium of ski areas throughout the United States and Canada, as well as an e-magazine, the Nordic Approach, geared to the cross-country ski lifestyle and all that it entails.

About Us

Cross-country skiing is fun… it’s also fun to learn,

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