Sunshine Village Skiing / Snowboarding - All Levels - Sat, Jan 3 2015

Sunshine Village Skiing / Snowboarding - All Levels (1/3/2015)

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 Ski Resort
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jan 3 2015  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jan 2 2015 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:7 hours (plus vehicle travel time, about 2 hours each way)
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Lorrie W
Noel Sam
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 2 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

Current snow depth at Sunshine is 97 cm. Forecasted weather is snow, high -14C.

This trip is intended for all levels of skiers and boarders.

We'll do one or two warmup runs together, and then break off into similar-ability groups for the rest of the day.

Make sure you know where either the Shouldice Park or the Petro-Canada car pool location is and where to park. PLEASE EMAIL LORRIE W. at lorriewz@telus.net with your preferred carpool location.

Please read below for instructions.

We are leaving the Shouldice Park car pool location at 7:00 am sharp and the Petro-Canada car pool location at 7:20 am sharp. Please arrive 5 mins early (not too early please). DO NOT be late. If you are going to be late, call Noel at 403-618- 8865 or Lorrie at 403-689-3105 so that we can make arrangements to wait/not wait for you.

We are gathering up on the second floor of the Creekside Pub (restaurant beside the gondola at the base of the mountain) between 9:00 and 9:15 am. We are having lunch at 12:30 pm at the cafeteria on the second floor of the day lodge. The cafeteria is called "Alpine Grill". Lunch is optional. You may choose to continue skiing or have lunch somewhere else. At the end of the day, we are gathering up again on the second floor of the Creekside Pub at 4:30 pm at the base of the mountain before leaving the hill together. Lift tickets at Sunshine cost $89 + gst. If you have the Sunshine discount card, you will get $12 off. Basic ski/snowboard rental package is about $40.

REMINDER to please email Lorrie at lorriewz@telus.net with your preferred car pool location so we can determine how many drivers are required. If you would like to drive, please indicate how many people you can take (including yourself and ski/boarding gear). Should this information change prior to the trip, please advise the coordinator accordingly. Thanks!


Required Items to Bring:
- Ski or snowboarding equipment
- Money for lift ticket and lunch
- Money for car pooling & donít forget donation to the club
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Helmets highly recommended!

How to Get There:
Event Directions:If you don't know where the Sunshine Village ski resort is, we'll give you directions at the car pool meeting place.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):270Km
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 $94.50 (calculated at total Km * $0.35, effective Tuesday, September 26, 2023). 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
Due diligence completed by Noel on Dec 29, 2014.
Terrain Classification: This event is exempt from avalanche planning because we will be skiing at a ski resort. No out of bounds skiing allowed.
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.

Skiing/Snowboarding activities have inherent risks involved. Rental packages now include helmets.
Check the terrain suitable for you here.
- 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: