Lake Louise Skiing / Snowboarding - All Levels - Fri, Mar 25 2016

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Lake Louise Skiing / Snowboarding - All Levels (3/25/2016)

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:Fri, Mar 25 2016  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:50 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Mar 24 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): Sue M
Terrie W.
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 6 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Join us for a wonderful day of skiing at Lake Louise.
Temperature is expected to be a low of -8C with a high of -3C, with 70% chance of snow 5 cm on Wednesday and Thursday

This trip is intended for all levels of skiers and boarders. In the morning we will meet in the main day lodge at 9 AM 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 4:30PM - 5:00 PM 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 6:50am for a 7am SHARP departure. Please call Terrie or Sue if you think you are going to 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: 6:50 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 $122.50 (calculated at total Km * $0.35, effective Wednesday, June 7, 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 Sue McCord on March 21, 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.
- 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: