Blue / Black Sunshine Downhill Skiing - Tue, Apr 13 2010

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Blue / Black Sunshine Downhill Skiing (4/13/2010)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED:Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Ski - Downhill
Event Location: Sunshine Village, Banff
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Apr 13 2010  9:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Apr 12 2010 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:Day trip
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Roy Scarisbrick
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 3 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

This trip is primarily intended for skiers who are confident at skiing blue and single-black runs. Leave the carpool location at 7:30 AM, arrive at the Sunshine parking lot about 9:30, ski from about 10:00 till 16:30 meeting for lunch midday, consider stopping for a snack on the way back to Calgary.

Required Items to Bring:
- Ski or snowboarding equipment - Money for lift ticket, lunch, park pass and carpool - mountain winter clothing appropriate for the weather forecast - water, lunch - park pass
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- change of clothes - ski helmet

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take the TransCanada west to the Sunshine turnoff, which is about 4 km west of the Banff turnoff. Exit to the right and continue up to the resort parking lot.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):300Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:30 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Calgary Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $81.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.27, effective Friday, June 18, 2021). This is based on $0.15/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Alternately your carpool driver may choose to split the maintenance cost plus the actual gas cost among all in the vehicle. Your carpool driver will confirm exactly how much money they require to cover costs. Please split the actual cost among all people in the vehicle.


Winter Safety Considerations

Entered by Roy Scarisbrick on 2010/04/10

Terrain Classification: This event is exempted from avalanche planning because it is a Downhill Ski Event at a Downhill Ski Resort).No out-of-bounds skiing is permitted for this event.

Note that COC event coordinators are volunteers and are not trained guides. All participants are responsible for assessing the current road conditions, current weather conditions, current trail conditions and current avalanche conditions for the trip.

- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Wendy W and Lynda H., at

Cost & Payment:
Voluntary Donations:Although there is no cost for this event, please note that the club survives on voluntary donations. Please consider making a donation based on the value you feel you receive from the club. See our How You Can Help page for more information.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: