Getting to the Bulkley Valley Nordic Centre
Entering Smithers from east: On Highway 16, turn left at first set of lights on to Tatlow Road (at Toyota dealer), turn right onto Pacific Street at LB Paving, turn Left on Dahlie Road, cross over railway overpass. Follow the hard left turn on to Hudson Bay Mountain Road (follow skier signs), continue up Hudson Bay Mountain Road. The BV Nordic Centre is the first right after the switchbacks.
From the west: Follow Highway 16 through town to third set of lights at King Street (just past Extra Foods). Turn right on King St following to the end and turn left on Railway Ave. Follow Railway to where it turns left on to Pacific. Turn right onto Dahlie Rd, and follow the hard left turn on to Hudson Bay Mountain Road (follow skier signs). Continue up Hudson Bay Mountain Road. The BV Nordic Centre is the first right after the switchbacks.
Once on BV Nordic Centre road, the first parking lot allows access to the dog trails by skiing through the underpass to cross Hudson Bay Mountain Road. To use the lodge and upper trail systems, pass through first parking lot (through gate) and park in the upper parking lot. Walk to the top right corner of the parking lot, past the Gary Murdoch wax hut and on to the Buchfink Lodge. The race office is on the main floor, inside the main door and on your left. The eating area and kitchen are upstairs.