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Night-Ski/Snowboard Norquay on Groundhog Day (2/2/2019)

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The Basics:
STATUS: Cancelled - Hide from Calendar
Event Type:Ski - Downhill
Event Location: Mt. Norquay Ski Resort near Banff
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Feb 2 2019  5:00 PM  (Carpool Departure: 3:30 PM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Feb 2 2019 12:30:00 PM
Event Duration:3.5 hours plus driving time (1.5 hour each way)
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Geoff C
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Night Ski @ Mt. Norquay on Groundhog Day!
This trip is intended for skiers and boarders who are willing to try night skiing on an easy flood-lit run from 5 PM to as late as 9 PM : it doesn't matter what your ability level is.

Please arrive at the carpool location 10 minutes prior to our departure time.

If you're an energetic skier after your Saturday Sunshine Village Trip then consider stopping by the Norquay Lodge at 6 PM so as to join us for night skiing!!

Please check information about ski resort night skiing here: Mt. Norquay and a trail map, with the night ski area shown in yellow, here: Ski Area Map

Please note that skiing/snowboarding activities have inherent risks involved, and that rental packages now include helmets.

Required Items to Bring:
- ski/snowboard gear - or money for rental gear
- helmets are strongly recommended
- $30 for lift ticket
- suitable clothing
- $ for carpool driver and share of park pass
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- water
- headlamp

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Turn so as to go west on the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy. 1)for about 110 km. Take the 2nd Banff exit and go right and a few km up the winding hilly road to the Banff/Norquay Resort parking lot.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):246Km
Carpool Departure Time: 3:30 PM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Calgary Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $68.88 (calculated at total Km * $0.28, effective Wednesday, April 24, 2019). 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

Terrain Classification: This event is exempted from avalanche planning because it takes place at a downhill ski resort.
NOTE: No out of bounds skiing is allowed on COC events posted at downhill ski resorts.

- 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!