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"Annual" Post Boxing Day - X-Ctry Ski: Pocaterra (Strong Beg. +)

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  • When you sign up you will be placed on the waitlist.  All questions must be answered honestly to move to the attendee list, no exceptions.

    If we have more passengers than drivers, priority will be given to drivers.   When answering rsvp question regarding driving/passenger please be honest has I'm relying on these answers when organizing such events.  Making last minute changes to your rsvp won't be permitted, unless you contact me firstly.  I'll be as flexible as possible.

    Only RSVP if you're sincerely interested in this event.  If you cancel within 24hrs without a dire straight reason you will possibly be given a no-show.

    Keep in mind I'm only a volunteer, not a guide or a ski instructor.  If you're looking for one of those things or all, you can contact U of C or C.O.P.

    This event, is merely to gage my ankle's ability with hills, as it's going through the rehab process.  So I maynot be at my usual pace.  If there's 2 distinctive paces we'll split into 2 groups & set a time where to meet to regroup.

    It is a requirement to read the following trip posting very carefully and to make the proper and responsible preparations for it. Failure to do so, will result in participant not allowed on this trip. A waiting list has automatically been created to determine this trip’s suitability for you as a potential participant. You must meet all the pre-requisites to be eligible to attend this trip. If the organizer deems it necessary to obtain additional information from you, please provide it, otherwise, you will remain on the waiting list.  As a potential participant, you must check this trip posting for additional directions from the organizer, including up to trip cancellation. 

    Trip Description: 

    Lets head out for the day to Pocaterra.  I'm hopeful they'll have enough snow, if not we'll head to Mt. Shark.  

    Afterwards, if interest we can head somewhere for coffee, etc.

    Event Type:  X-Country Ski

    Distance:  12-16km (return)

    Elevation Gain: 60m+/-

    Time (Only an Est.): 4-5 Hrs on trail + 1.5 hrs driving (each way - roughly)

    Physical Difficulty: strong beginner+

    Group size:  2 to 8

    Event Pace: Slow-moderate pace. If there's 2 distinctive paces we'll split into 2 groups.  We'll stop for photos along the way.

    Required Gear: 

     · X-country ski gear (can rent at U of C)
     · Water, lunch 
     · Warm layers, watch (you'll understand if you read the posting) 
     · First aid kit
     · Plastic bag for your wet stuff for the way back 
     · A smile & sense of adventure :-)

    Suggested Gear:  Camera

    Gas Fee contribution: $20.00 per person. 

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  • Margie M.

    Rsvp opens Dec. 20th @ 8pm.

    October 26

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  • Margie M.
    Platinum Member, The Photographer Whisperer., Co-Organizer,
    Event Host

    I enjoy all aspects of the outdoors...hik­ing, kayaking, biking, snowshoeing, endless hrs of... more

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