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Banff Mount Norquay Toonie Day Ski/Snowboard (3/7/2018)

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.For some events a payment may be required. Payment is not made directly to COC - please review event details fully for information about if and how you will be required to make payment.

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: Banff Mount Norquay
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Mar 7 2018  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Mar 6 2018 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:7 hours (plus vehicle travel time, about 2 hours each way)
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Noel Sam
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 13 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:2
Number Registered So Far: 8 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Current snow depth at Mount Norquay is 120 cm at mountain top. Forecasted weather for Sunday is about -4C.

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

Make sure you know where the Petro-Canada car pool location is and where to park. Please read below for instructions.

We are leaving the car pool at 7:30 am sharp. Please arrive 5 mins early (not too early please). DO NOT be late. If you are going to be late, please call Noel 403- 618-8865 so that we can make arrangements to wait/not wait for you.

We are gathering up in the day lodge close to the cafeteria on the main floor around 8:45 am.
We are having lunch at 1:00 pm on the main floor of the day lodge. Meeting for 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 at the same place at around 4:30 pm.

Basic ski/snowboard rental package is about $40.

If you would like to drive, please indicate how many people you can take (including yourself and ski/boarding gear)

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 Mount Norquay is, I will provide you directions at the car pool meeting place.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):220Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:30 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 $59.40 (calculated at total Km * $0.27, effective Sunday, March 18, 2018). This is based on $0.15/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 Noel on February 26, 2018.
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.

- 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.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Wendy W and Lynda H., at
- Support the club by purchasing a Premier Membership: $25 a year

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

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!