Giant's Ridge

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Registration: Open • Apply To VolunteerRegister Skier
Meets: Sunday
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Starts: Jan. 7, 2024
Dates: Jan 7, Jan 14, Jan 21, Jan 28, Feb 4, Feb 11, Feb 25, Mar 3
Classic Rentals: Club Rentals Classic - online - $25.00
Membership: $40.00
Ski Pass Required: Giants Ridge Ski Pass for skiers 7 and over
Leader: Jason Evans
Skill Levels Offered: Level 1-6 Classic and Skate

Welcome to the MYXC SkiSparks at Giants Ridge in BIWABIK!

Our club was organized to bring the joy of cross-country skiing to skiers aged 5 to 15. The Giants Ridge Cross-Country Ski Club is organized by volunteer coordinators and coaches.

When:  Join us Sunday afternoons 2:00 - 3:00p.m.  Eight sessions:  Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Mar. 3.  Mar. 10 will be a make-up day.  The first class will run longer (1:00 - 3:00PM) for equipment fitting & new skier orientation. 

WhereGiants Ridge Timing Building (directly across from the hotel - at the base of the ski hill).

What:  Fun and Games on skis, basic skill development.  Children earn snowflake pins as they advance in their skill levels.


  • $40 = MYXC membership 
  • $15 = Giants Ridge trail pass ONLY during MYXC sessions unless age 6 or under.
  • $25 = MYXC equipment rental for the 2023/24 season.
  • Proof (printed receipts) of MYXC payment & Giants Ridge Waiver completion is required.   

Waiver:  Every skier MUST access Giants Ridge's waiver and electronically fill it out via the Giants Ridge website.  Choose the Daily Alpine Lift & Cross-Country Trail Pass Agreement Release of Liability, Indemnification, and Waiver of Legal Rights.  Giants Ridge staff will be checking each skier has completed the waiver. 

  • Equipment:  Skis/boots/poles are available on a first come basis for use during class, or you can rent equipment and take home.  
  • Proof (printed receipts) of MYXC payment is required.    

Early Equipment Pick-up:  Families that rent for the season may pick up equipment Sunday 12/10/2023, 2pm-3pm at the Giants Ridge Timing Building.  $50 check written to MYXC is required to rent equipment.  Checks will be returned when equipment is returned at the end of the season.   

Parents:  Any help with the program is appreciated!  Volunteer help is necessary to run the program.  Volunteer Registration with MYXC and Abuse Prevent Training through MYXC is required.  

Communication:  In addition to this site, follow us on Facebook, and the TeamReach app.  For TeamReach use group code:  MYSL-GR