2022-2023

Eagle Cliff Ski Association Events

ECSA Annual Meeting

September 10

This event is for current and potential members to gather and meet fellow ECSA members and ski/snowshoe enthusiasts, to find out about the season's upcoming events and activities, to provide feedback regarding trail experiences, and to suggest ways to improve user experience. View meeting details.

ECSA Trail Maintenance Day

TBA (will be posted soon)

We work with the US Forest Service to prepare and improve the trails for the upcoming season. Wear your work clothes and gloves and join us to clear trails and add markers to improve trail navigation. Please sign up if you are interested in participating in this effort.

Intro to Cross-Country Skiing (Part I)

October 26

This course is offered by the SD Game, Fish, and Parks Outdoor Campus. Participants will learn about benefits of cross-country skiing and the gear and equipment used for this wintertime sport. View details and register.

Beginner's Ski

January 7 | February 4

This is a follow-up session for those who participate in the Intro to Cross-Country Skiing (Part I) course offered by the SD Game, Fish, and Parks Outdoor Campus in October. Prior to this follow-up event, participants should review Go Cross-Country Skiing in the Black Hills. Check out our Past Events Gallery for more of what's in store with this event.

NOTE: Although participation in the Outdoor Campus course is recommended, it is not required to attend the Beginner's Ski events.

Adventure Ski

January 21 | February 11

These events are designed for experienced skiers. They are skis of longer duration and deeper exploration of the trail system. They feature the added benefit of guides knowledgeable in maneuvering the trails and skilled in recommending ski techniques. Check out our Past Events Gallery for a view of what's in store with this adventure.