Intro to Cross Country Skiing (Trip) [Student Priority] - Saturday, Feb 10, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: Mount Royal University, Confederation Golf Course, & Canmore Park  
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 08:30 AM (Carpool Departure: 08:45 AM @ Mount Royal University Recreation)  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Feb 09, 2018 10:00 PM  
Event Duration: 8:30am-12:30pm 
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: 12
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   8 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Hello all, this will be a general time frame for our trip this upcoming Saturday, February 10th Time Frame: 8:30am: Meet inside Mount Royal Recreation near the Jugo Juice 8:45am: Leave Mount Royal Recreation and carpool to Confederation Golf Course parking lot 9am: Arrive at Confederation Golf Course parking lot 9am-9:30am: Icebreakers for everyone participating, and getting equipment organized (waxing skis, layering properly, packing daypack, adjusting any additional equipment, etc.) 9:30am: Teach basic skills (movement, stance, uphill, downhill, stopping, turning, etc.) 10:30am: Break for snacks 10:45am- Start skiing on series of trails (Multiple options) 11:00am-12:30pm: Ski trails and take breaks when needed 12:15pm: Meet back up at parking lot 12:30pm: Debrief day, and end trip
Required Items to Bring:
Cross Country Skis Cross Country Boots Cross Country Poles Day pack Warm Layers to transition between Toque & Gloves Snacks & Water

Recommended Items to Bring:
Camera Buff Sunscreen & Lip Balm Mug for Hot Drinks Sunglasses

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Mount Royal Recreation Calgary, AB T3E 7N5 Get on Crowchild Trail SW from Richardson Way SW and Richard Rd SW 4 min (2.3 km) Follow Crowchild Trail SW to 24 Ave NW 7 min (6.4 km) Follow 24 Ave NW and 19 St NW to Collingwood Dr NW 4 min (1.6 km) Confederation Park Golf Course 3204 Collingwood Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2L 0R6  
Carpool Departure Time:   08:45 AM
Carpool Location:   Mount Royal University Recreation
Carpool Directions:   Park in the free lot to the right hand side when entering Mount Royal Recreation. Meet everyone inside Recreation near the Jugo Juice. Then follow directions posted above to destination

If you have any questions or concern please contact Stephen Fanstone at

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!

If less then two individuals show up or the weather goes to -30 Celsius the event will be cancelled.
*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).
The Calgary Section of the Alpine Club of Canada is a not for profit / flow through course and trip provider. We organize courses and trips based on member demand and divide any costs that we incur between event attendees. In other words, we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

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Registration for this event closed on Friday, February 09, 2018 at 10:00 PM.