Calendar of Events

DATES
Event
Description
Contact
Details
Oct 10General Meeting1st General Meeting - all are welcome! Register for courses and tours.Marilyn Strilchuk 403-318-1680Kerry Wood Nature Centre 7:30 pm
Oct 24Executive MeetingExecutive MeetingLisa Marr-Laing 403-352-1900 for detailsMarr-Laing's 7:30pm`
Nov 5Ski SwapSki Swap - get some cash for your old gear - find new gear cheap!Alison Rittammer 403-347-7086 for detailsClearview Community Centre Times tba
Nov 12 at 11:00amDay TourRiver Bend - meet there to hike or ski (if snow)Greg OlsonRiver Bend Golf Clubhouse
Nov 15CourseIntro to Mountain TouringLisa Marr-Laing 403-34-52-1900 for detailsMarr-Laing's 7:00pm
Nov 21CourseTransceiver Practice $5Kelly Bogle 403-304-2964Location TBA
Nov 25PartyPinetar & Parafin waxing PARTYJohn Dickin 403-350-1721Dickin's house
Nov 24-26CourseTour Leader Refresher (tour leaders only)Kelly Bogle 403-304-2964Lake Louise Hostel ACMG Guide Felix Camire Instructing
Nov 28Executive MeetingExecutive MeetingLisa Marr-Laing 403-34-52-1900 for detailsMarr-Laings 7:30pm`
Dec 5-7Mountain TourStanley Glacier & Bow Summit ToursTour leaders Ivan Dixon and Dave AllenIntermediate, Class 3 (complex) avalanche terrain
Dec 8-10Mountain TourBoom Lake & Hector Meadows ToursTour leaders Ivan Dixon and Marilyn StrilchukStrong beginner, Class 2 (challenging) avalanche terrain
Dec 8-10Mountain TourNigel Pass ToursTour leader Dave AllenStrong beginner
Dec 12General Meeting & PresentationGeneral Meeting - all are welcome!Marilyn Strilchuk 403-318-1680Kerry Wood Nature Centre 7:30 pm
Jan 8 and 10CourseAdult Ski Lessons Session 1 & 2Greg Olson 403-505-0751Mon-Wed 4:30-6:00pm and 6:30-8:00pm
Jan 15 and 17CourseAdult Ski Lessons Session 3 & 4Greg Olson 403-505-0751Mon-Wed 4:30-6:00pm and 6:30-8:00pm
Jan 18-21Race!Western Canadian Championships/AB Cup 5&6Be part of this international event! Lisa Marr-Laing 403-352-1900River Bend Golf Club - Thurs athlete training day, Fri-Sun race days
Jan 26-28Mountain TourFondue tour (Ribbon Creek) TourTour leader Marilyn StrilchukBeginner on groomed trails
Feb 2-4Mountain TourChester Lake & Shark Mountain ToursTour leader tbaIntermediate/advanced, Class 1 (simple) avalanche terrain
Feb 2-4Mountain TourGreat Divide Rd. & Cascade Fire Rd. ToursTour leader Linda Dickin - date to be confirmedBeginner on groomed trails
Feb 13General Meeting & PresentationGeneral Meeting - all are welcome!Marilyn Strilchuk 403-318-1680Kerry Wood Nature Centre 7:30 pm
Feb 23-25Mountain TourBurstall Pass ToursTour Leaders Dave Allen and Dion BrosiusIntermediate/advanced, Class 2 (challenging) avalanche terrain
Feb 27Executive MeetingExecutive MeetingLisa Marr-Laing 403-34-52-1900 for detailsLocation TBA
Mar 2-4Mountain TourDolomite’s exit & Bow River Meadows ToursTour leaders Ivan Dixon and Dave AllenStrong beginner, not rated
Mar 9-11Mountain TourSunshine Meadows & Chester or Rummel ToursTour leaders Dion Brosius and Ivan DixonIntermediate, Class 1 to 3 (simple to complex) avalanche terrain
Mar 13General Meeting & PresentationGeneral Meeting - Presentation: The World Masters Loppets: Travel Europe and abroadMarilyn Strilchuk 403-318-1680Kerry Wood Nature Centre 7:30 pm - Tom and Lisa Marr-Laing Presenting
Mar 14-18Mountain TourCrowfoot Pass TourTour leaders Ivan Dixon and Dave AllenIntermediate, Class 2 avalanche terrain
Mar 16-17Mountain TourMolar Meadows TourTour leader Dave Allen and Dion BrosiusIntermediate
Mar 23-25Mountain TourHealy Pass/Egypt Lake Hut TourTour leaders Tom and Lisa Marr-LaingIntermediate backpack - hut trip
Mar 27Executive MeetingExecutive MeetingLisa Marr-Laing 403-34-52-1900 for detailsLocation TBA
Mar 30 - April 2Mountain TourBald Hills TourTour leaders Ivan Dixon and Dion BrosiusIntermediate
Apr 6-9Mountain TourCastleguard Meadows & Summit CampoutTour leader Tom Marr-LaingAdvanced backpack - snow camp
Apr 10AGM & SocialWind up the year with friends at our pot-luck social and AGMJohn Dickin 403-350-1721BowerKin Community Centre 5:30pm

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Parkland Cross-Country Ski Club Registration
CAA Avalanche Bulletins
Parks Canada Avalanche Bulletins
Red Deer Nordic Ski Club
Alberta Ski Trail Conditions courtesy of Ernie Wiens at U of A.
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