WMG - Gypsum Mines Women's Mentorship Group Skiing - Saturday, Feb 29, 2020

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The Basics:
Event Type: Alpine 
Event Location: Gypsum mines (Peter Lougheed Park)  
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 07:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 07:00 AM @ Assumption School )  
Registration Cut Off:   Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 06:00 PM  
Event Duration: Full Day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Vi Pickering

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   5 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

This ski day is part of the Women’s Mentorship Group (WMG) and will accommodate discussions - during and after the trip - about weather, avi conditions, terrain choices and route finding. Everyone in the group will be put in the front to lead and/or break-trail and should be prepared to be an Active participant! Gypsum Mines is about 15 kms return with some options for easy terrain and some slopes to yoho. There will be about 500 meter elevation gain. Reasonable fitness and the ability to ski Blue runs at the ski hill comfortably is required. Send me information on your experience if I haven't skied with you.
Required Items to Bring:
AT/tele skis with skins. Avi Gear: three-antennae transceiver, probe, shovel. Warm layers, mittens/gloves, toque, food, tea/hotchocolate or broth/soup, water.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Helmet, sunscreen, googles, lip balm, blister pack, first aid

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Google it!  
Carpool Departure Time:   07:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Assumption School
Carpool Directions:   Our Lady of the Assumption School, 7311 34 Ave NW, Calgary, AB T3B 1N5

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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 27, 2020 at 06:00 PM.