Ski w/me & OC SKI CLUB at Mt Van Hoevenberg - the 1980 Winter Olympic Complex! Cathy Marvin is the OCXC (cross country) chair/organizer for this outing. Feel free to email her at [masked]. You can sign up here and I'll forward the info to her. If possible, come to the OC Ski Club meeting Thurs. at 8PM, at The Polish Community Center on Washington Ave. Ext.
You can ski or snowshoe at Mt Van Hoevenberg - http://www.whiteface.com/activities/cross-country-skiing
Walk-ons are welcome at all stops as noted below. Please take note to the departure times at the respective locations.
Crossgates Mall: Departure - 7:30AM - The parking area is located in between the traffic lights at the eastern end of the Mall. It is 20 yards from the light for the I-87 on ramp and a few feet before the turn that takes you over to Crossgates Commons. = http://www.ocskiclub.org/buses/crossgates-parking.pdf
EXIT 9 Park-n-Ride LOT #1 - 7:50AM, FIRE RD. ACROSS FROM USA GAS- OFF EXIT. Cross over route 146 on to Fire Rd. First left is the parking lot.
EXIT 20 OFF I87, THE NORTHWAY AT THE WARREN COUNTY MUNICIPAL BUILDING LOT. RIGHT OFF EXIT ON TO ROUTE 9 SOUTH. MAKE FIRST LEFT INTO LOT.
*If you want to be picked-up here you have to notify Cathy by email: [masked]
The bus is $10 for members and applicants and $15 for guests. Trail pass cost = $TBD. Since we are a large group, we get a group rate for trail passes. We are going where there is plenty of snow!
Let's bring some good treats for the ride home. We had 29 this past Sat....let's beat that number! Questions? Send email to: [masked]
We will be leaving the mountain at 4:00 pm.
NOTE - BUS WILL RUN ONLY IF THERE ARE 21 BUS SIGN UPS BY FRIDAY (3/14/14) NOONTIME!
The link below has more OCXC - Nordic bus info. W/PAYPAL ON THE RIGHT OF THE PAGE - http://www.ocskiclub.org/buses/info-xcb.htm
PS - Water will be supplied on ride home. You may bring soda, beer and wine for your consumption (no red wine please). The OC tradition is that many people bring snacks/cookies etc. to share on ride home.
Cathy will be taking money for next Saturday's bus to DESTINATION SNOW OR LAPLAND DEPENDING ON SNOW LEVELS.
It would really help if people by PayPal before Thurs at 6pm so Cathy knows if we have enough when she goes to OC meeting. - Thanks - AG