Annual Events

Nordic Ski Swap

The biggest nordic ski swap in the west is held the 2nd weekend in November. More Details

Alpenglow 20k

This race is one of the most scenic and iconic nordic races in Tahoe. With 20k, 10k and 2k options, this race is perfect for every level of skier. More Details

Alpenglow Mountain Festival

Each winter, Alpenglow Sports hosts a 2 week festival to profile winter sports of all kinds. Many events are held at Tahoe XC as well as other venues around North Lake Tahoe. Mountain Festival Info

Great Ski Race

The Great Ski Race is one of the largest nordic ski races west of the Mississippi and is the main fund raising event for the Tahoe Nordic Search & Rescue Team, a non-profit all-volunteer organization. Ski from Tahoe City to Truckee. More Details

2018-19 Season Events
Jan 1
New Year's Day Pancake Breakfast

Kick off the new year with all your friends at Tahoe XC. Enjoy pancakes, eggs, bacon, coffee and juice! $10 suggested donation.

Jan 27
Tahoe Rim Tour

  • Date: Sunday, January 27, 2019
  • Start: North Tahoe High School, Tahoe City
  • Finish: Northstar California XC Ski Center
  • Distance: 26 km (Classic or Skate)

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February 13
Sunnyside Fish Taco Fundraiser

Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2018 The iconic Fish Taco Night at Sunnyside is a fundraiser for Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association. Great raffle prizes! Including two 10-pack Trail Pass vouchers. All raffle proceeds go to offset the cost of our wonderful programs.

February 24
Alpenglow 20km

Date: Sunday, February 24 20k and 10k and 5k options. Race Day registration only. One of Tahoe’s best, and most scenic, nordic races. A point-to-point race within the Tahoe XC trail system. Part of the Alpenglow Sports Winter Mountain Festival.