CORA Winter Organizers Gathering

  • November 8, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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Since Winter came early this year, I would like to invite all organizers and for those who wish to become a CORA organizer, to come together and discuss about winter trips involving hiking, scrambling, snowshoeing, XC skiing, backcountry skiing, backpacking and so on. 

Potential list of topics to discuss:

• Winter trips --- where to go and where to 'not' go. 

• Winter gear and safety

• Trip emergency/evacuation planning 

• Other things you wish to discuss/address. 

I am inviting all CORA organizers to join me at the designated location.

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  • Peter

    Sorry guys and Jane something last minute came up, cannot make it

    November 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Would this be appropriate to go to for a newbie just so I can learn about some of the things you will be discussing like gear and safety? I have no idea what to buy in terms of gear.

    October 10, 2013

    • Maija

      Hi Danielle, this won't be an instructional discussion on gear and safety. More like general concerns and recommendations between organizers. But it's possible that someone will organize an "Intro to winter gear" session in the next month or two for people like yourself so you can have those questions answered. You can also read this document that Ken wrote a while back on dressing for the cold: http://files.meetup.c...­

      October 29, 2013

  • Ugur

    I've spotted several interesting mountain ranges in the K-Country (e.g. Bluerock Range) where one could organize many hiking/scrambling and snowshoe trips throughout the Winter without worrying about avalanche conditions. They may require some map-compass skills and perhaps GPS usage. If you have guide books and maps, please bring them as well. We'll also talk about ski tours.

    October 20, 2013

8 went

  • Ugur
    VP Safety, Organizer 2015, Co-Organizer
    Event Host
  • Claude
    Organizer 2014, Assistant Organizer
  • Conrad
    President, Organizer 2015, Co-Organizer
  • Diana P.
    Organizer 2014, Assistant Organizer
  • Katalin
    Organizer, Member 2015
  • Maija
    Organizer 2014, Assistant Organizer
  • Jane B.
    Organizer, Member 2015
  • Kevin S.
    member 2015

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CAD20.00 before first trip

This covers: Annual Membership

Payment is accepted using:

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Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

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