Day at Sunshine (intermediate+) - Sat, Mar 12 2011

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Day at Sunshine (intermediate+) (3/12/2011)

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 Ski Resort, Banff
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Mar 12 2011  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Mar 11 2011 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:9 hours incl. driving time
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Jake Y
Bruce F
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:15
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 10 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
  • Skiing/Snowboarding activities have inherent risks involved. Rental packages now include helmets.
  • Check the terrain suitable for you: http://skibanff.com/the_mountain/t errain.php
  • FYI, day tickets costs $77, basic rental package costs $40 payable at the resort (not to me).
  • For Apres-ski outing we will meet at the Creek Side Pub at the gondola base.
  • This is a group event, so those who cannot wait for all to ride to the village together, and be back on time for the departure time set by your driver, please sign up for another event.
  • If you want to avoid further line ups, buy your tickets prior. Intermediate and above skiers or snowboarders are welcome.

    We will leave the carpool at 7:00 so as to arrive at the top of the Gondola by 9:00.

    We will try to meet up for lunch at noon-ish at the restaurant at the Inn beside the Standish chair or Trapper's pub.

    Your driver will set the end-of-day departure time & location, so please show up on time for it.

    If you would like to drive please indicate in the notes section how many people including gear you can take in your car, as well as what type of vehicle you will be driving. Try to fill-up your gas tank as well so there will be no more pit stops required from Shouldice.

Required Items to Bring:
- water
- lunch or $ for lunch
- $ for lift ticket
- $ for rentals(if applicable)best to rent from MEC or Outdoor Centre prior
- Suitable clothing
- $ for park pass or a park pass
- CASH for your car pool
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Your own skis/snowboard
- Camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take the TransCanada west to the Sunshine turnoff, it's about 4kms 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: 7:00 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 $96.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Wednesday, December 1, 2021). This is based on $0.16/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.

Notes:
Winter Safety Considerations
  • Entered by Allie B on February 22, 2010
  • Terrain Classification: This event is exempt 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 content@calgaryoutdoorclub.com.

  • 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.
     
    Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
    Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

    Cancellation/Partial Attendance: