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D2 - X-Country ski trip - Lake Louise area

Destination: Lake Louise area (either Moraine Lake Road or Great Divide)

Difficulty: Novice to Easy

Elevation Gain: Minimum (no more than 250M)

Distance: 15 to 20 Km return

Duration: Whatever time it takes

Rules of Conduct: By participating in this CORA activity, you automatically agree to follow the CORA Rules of Conduct. Please read them by clicking here - Rule of Conduct

RSVP: Please update your RSVP as early as possible, at least 24 hours before the meeting time.

Trip waiver and conditions: You will need to sign a trip waiver before departing. The 2012 memberships are valid until the Annual General Meeting in early spring but you may purchase a 2013 annual membership now if you are a new member for a fee of $20. Alternately, you may participate as a non-member for $5 for the day.

Dogs: Not allowed on the trails

Transport: CORA trips start at the trailhead. As a convenience to participants, we meet at a meeting point in Calgary then car pool from there. You may choose to meet us at the trailhead, but please advise me ahead of time. Please reimburse the drivers for gas and if they have and share a group park pass with you. You are ultimately responsible for having a valid park pass. Day passes can be purchased at the park gate.

Equipment: Weather can change quickly so be prepared. Cotton clothing is not appropriate.

Mandatory - XC ski package (boots, poles, skis), food and water and a park pass.

Please ensure you answer the RSVP questions so that I can ensure that we have adequate transportation for people and skis. I reserve the right to move people on and off the list base on transportation, experience, attendance record, etc.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Had a great time for my first XC ski! Thanks everyone for the patience, and especially Claude for his efforts in organising and teaching.

    1 · February 4, 2013

  • Gordon M.

    Claude was a great leader; I learned a new place to ski; everyone was fun to ski with!

    1 · February 4, 2013

  • Gaston G.

    Awsome. Great people, great venue, great organizer. Thanks Claude for organizing it and for taking care of everybody.

    1 · February 3, 2013

  • Gordon M.

    Where and when should Jan and I meet you in Lake Louise? Have you decided on Moraine Lake or the Great Divide? I would prefer the Great Divide as I haven't skiied it before.

    January 31, 2013

    • Claude

      We'll meet at the information centre in Samson mall in Lake Louise around 10:30.

      January 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I've only taken one xc ski lesson (thoroughly enjoyed it!) Am I too novice for this trip?

    January 28, 2013

    • Claude

      Nobody is too novice for this trip. One lesson is more experience than most have on easy trips.

      January 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm interested in going if a waitlist becomes available... can drive 2 others in my car.

    January 28, 2013

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Membership dues

CAD20.00 before first trip

This covers: Annual Membership

Payment is accepted using:

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  • Cash or check - “Payment must be made before attending your first trip of the year with CORA. Your Membership will be valid until the next AGM.

Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

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