Lake Minnewanka X-C skiing Strong Beginners - Intermediate - Saturday, Feb 24, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: Banff National Park 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 09:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 09:00 AM @ COOP Crowfoot, behind COOP adjacent to Mikkie D's)  
Registration Cut Off:   Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: 4-8 hours 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):    

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 8
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 0
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   2 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

Distance: between 10+kms
Estimated elevation gain: 200 m
Pace: Advanced beginner to Intermediate

You should have solid experience cross country skiing. What does that mean? You should be able to confidently ski downhill and herringbone up hill.

Important: This event is geared towards those who possess solid cross- country skiing experience and would like to get more practice. The pace will be advanced beginner to intermediate. No new beginners please.

Please note that if you are an advanced skier or are only interested in racing, this event will not be challenging enough for you.

This event cannot take place without drivers, so those who wish to drive may be placed on the list before others.

Required Items to Bring:

- Park Pass
- Big smiles
- Skis, boots & poles
- Warm layers
- Hot drinks
- Lunch

Recommended Items to Bring:
- Gaiters are optional
- Chocolate for the co-ordinator :)

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Take Hwy 1 west 130km to Lake Minnewanka Road (exit just before Banff). Take Lake Minnewanka Road to Lake Minnewanka Parking Area (the winter trailhead for Cascade Fire Road).  
Carpool Departure Time:   09:00 AM
Carpool Location:   COOP Crowfoot, behind COOP adjacent to Mikkie D's

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non- recoverable costs).
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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 12:00 AM.