Club Membership

Membership Dues

Your membership dues are important to us and we thank you for your support! Please renew or become a member today!

As a paid member, you have unlimited access to 25+ kilometers of machine-groomed ski trails and key-less entry to the Hidden Valley chalet.  The Ely Nordic Ski Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization federal ID #33-1124961.  As such, any donations, above and beyond your membership dues, are tax deductible.

Your dues and donations help us provide top notch trails which are maintainedyear-round plus a newly renovated and classy Chalet at the Hidden Valley Recreation Area.  Additionally, the club sponsors the Minnesota Youth Ski League and Ely Nordic Wolves Ski Team programs with our trail system and facilities.

Basic Membership Dues are:

  • Family/Household $50 per year
  • Individual $25 per year

Download Membership Form

Mail to: ENSC, P.O. Box 346  Ely, MN 55731

Become a Trails Sponsor

The Trails Sponsors are individuals and businesses that donate a minimum of $100 to support the trails maintenance each season*.   As a thank you, we will inscribe your name or business on a hand-routered wooden sign, prominently displayed, at the Hidden Valley trail head.

*Basic membership dues would still apply to individuals or families who are also Trails Sponsors.

Download Trails Sponsor Form

Mail to: ENSC, P.O. Box 346  Ely, MN 55731


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The Great Minnesota Ski Pass

Remeber to purchase your MN Ski Pass, as well. Some of our trails are directly funded with this statewide program. (Sold online or from any business where state licenses are sold (for example, Holiday gas stations, Ace Hardware, etc.). Or call 1-888-646-6367.