Lake Louise Skiing / Snowboarding -all levels - Sun, Apr 19 2015

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Lake Louise Skiing / Snowboarding -all levels (4/19/2015)

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:Lake Louise Ski Resort, Banff
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Apr 19 2015  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Apr 18 2015 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:7 hours (plus vehicle travel time, about 2 hours each way)
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Sue M
Terrie W.
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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:10
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 4 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Current snow depth at Lake Louise is 188 cm. Weather forecast for Sunday is high of 7C to low of-7C. LL has had 48 cm of new snow in the last 7 days.

This trip will have two groups: One for skiers who are comfortable skiing double blacks and blacks all day. We will be skiing mainly the back bowls. The second group will consist of intermediate skiers skiing mainly blue and some black runs. We will ski one run together then break off into groups of similar abilities. This trip is not suitable for beginners. However, they are welcome to sign up. If you are a beginner, we’ll match you up with another beginner or you can use the ski friends service.

Meeting at event is permitted. We are meeting around 9:00 am in the main lodge or you can meet up with us at Temple Lodge at lunch time.

We are meeting at Edworthy Park, the corner of Shagannapi and Memorial drive NW. (first parking lot on the right)

Please arrive 5 mins early (not too early please). DO NOT be late. If you are going to be late, call Sue at 403 818 6124 or Terrie at 403 828 9434 so that we can make arrangement to wait/not wait for you.

We will meet at the main lodge (Ten Peaks Lodge) at 9 AM on the main level, by the windows facing the ski hill.

We'll have lunch at 12:30 pm back side at Temple lodge. You don't have to be with the group for lunch. You may continue skiing or have lunch somewhere else.

At the end of the day, we are gathering up at the base in the Ten Peaks Lodge and will leave the hill at 5:00 pm.

Lift tickets at Louise cost $89 + GST. If you have the Louise discount card, you will get $20 off. You can purchase a 2-pack Louise lift tickets at Costco for $130 + GST. Basic ski/snowboard rental package is about $40.

REMINDER to let us know if you can drive so we know 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) and confirm that you have winter tires please. Should this information change prior to the trip, please advise the coordinator accordingly. Thanks!

If you have Park pass or AMA card please bring it, even if your not driving

Required Items to Bring:
- Ski or snowboarding equipment
- Money for lift ticket and lunch
- Money for car pooling & don’t 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 Lake Louise ski resort is, we'll give you directions at the car pool meeting place.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):360Km
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 $126.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.35, effective Monday, June 5, 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.

Winter Safety Considerations
Due diligence completed by Susan on April 14, 2015
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

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.
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Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: