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Lake Louise Skiing / Snowboarding - All Levels (3/5/2016)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Ski - Downhill
Event Location: Lake Louise Ski Resort, Banff
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Mar 5 2016  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Mar 4 2016 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:7 hours (plus vehicle travel time, about 2 hours each way)
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Terrie W.
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Join me for a wonderful day of skiing at Lake Louise.
Temperature is expected to be a low of -2C with a high of 6C, with aprox 3cm of new snow this week.It is expected to be mainly sunny.

This trip is intended for all levels of skiers and boarders. Please ski with people of your own ability. Drop back to a slower group if you are holding your group up. The advanced group (Those that are able to do blacks and double blacks all day) will be primarily skiing the Whitehorn chutes, ER 7 and Paradise bowl. In the morning we will meet in the main day lodge at 9am We'll break into similar ability groups after doing one warm up run together, with optional lunch meeting at 1 pm at top floor of the main day lodge. We will gather again at the end of the day after last run,,aprox 415pm where we met in the morning.

We will meet at the Home Rd & Montgomery Ave NW car pool location (just South of the Shouldice Batting Cages)at 630am for a 645 am SHARP departure. Note that cars have been ticketed for parking at the Shouldice parking area. Please DO NOT be late.

Meeting at event is permitted.

Lift tickets at Louise cost $92 + GST. If you have the Louise discount card, you will get $20 off for yourself and up to 2 friends. You can purchase a 2-pack Louise lift tickets at Costco.

REMINDER: Please let us know if you can drive and how many people you can take (including yourself and gear) and confirm that you have winter tires. Thanks!

If you have Park pass please bring it, even if you're 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):350Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:30 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 $91.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.26, effective Monday, August 3, 2020). This is based on $0.15/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Note that drivers with large vehicles have the option to adjust this cost based on their vehicles. Your carpool driver will confirm exactly how much money they require to cover costs. Please split the actual amount among all people in the vehicle and bring some change as drivers are not expected to carry change.

Winter Safety Considerations
Due diligence completed by Terrie Wenman on Feb 29, 2016
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.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in COC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Questions about equipment or rentals? Contact the Event Coordinator for suggestions and recommendations.
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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!