Hidden Valley Chalet

As of November 2017 the Renovation of the Hidden Valley Chalet is largely complete.  The interior main floor has been totally redone and much of the planned work in the lower level is also complete, including the installation of a new rubberized floor to better handle all the traffic with snowy ski boots.  All that is laft to do is a little paneling in the entry area.  Please stop by during the season to enjoy our beautiful new surroundings.  This is now one of the finest venues on the Northeastern Minnesota cross country ski circuit and a great place for special events of all kinds year round.  Hats off to all the volunteers who did this work and all the sponsors who helped our members pay for the renovation.


Hidden Valley Chalet, managed by the Ely Nordic Ski ClubPhoto of Hidden Valley Ski Chalet


The Chalet Renovation

Ely Nordic Ski Club has become an integral part of the Ely community.  In the spring of 2007, the club launched a capital campaignto raise funds to fully renovate the Hidden Valley Chalet.  To date, we need to raise an $29,000 to finish the $160,000 project. The renovation in nearly complete thanks to the efforts by hundreds of volunteer hours from ENSC members and supporters.  Many local businesses have donated supplies and materials. Help us acheive our goal to complete the lower level of the chalet. We have already begun the process and want to complete it in 2018.

All proceeds from the Hidden Valley Chalet rentals go back into the maintenance of the building. Ely Nordic Ski club is a non profit organization.

If members are able to give in-kind donations or labor to the club please send the Chalet Rental and Information staff member an email.

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