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Norquay Skiing/ Snowboarding (1/15/2019)

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: Norquay Ski Hill
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Jan 15 2019  10:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Jan 14 2019 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4 - 5 hours plus driving
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Jim F
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


This trip is intended for all levels of skiers, boarders and CARPOOLERS. We'll do our own thing in small groups and meet at the end of the day, and possibly for lunch.

  • Please arrive at least 5 minutes early at the carpool as we will be leaving promptly at 9:00, and the PetroCan at 9:15. And please indicate in the 'Notes' section when registering, at which carpool location you'll be meeting us.
  • There are microwaves and a boiling hot water spigot for complimentary use.
    Please note that skiing/snowboarding activities have inherent risks involved, and that rental packages now include helmets. Check to find the terrain most suitable for you: information/weather-conditions-webcam

    If you would like to drive: please indicate what type of vehicle you plan to drive, whether or not it is equipped with snow tires, and how many people and gear (INCLUDING yourself) you can take. Should this information change prior to the trip, please advise the coordinator accordingly. Thanks!

  • Required Items to Bring:
    $ for Park pass
    $ for ticket/lunch
    Ski equipment
    Suitable Clothing
    Recommended Items to Bring:
    Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
    * Norquay Monday to Friday Season Pass, if you have one.
    *Great deal on seniors season passes!
    * Big Drop Discount Card is a great deal too.

    How to Get There:
    Event Directions:Hwy 1 to the second Banff exit. Follow access road northward to the Norquay parking lot.
    Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):250Km
    Carpool Departure Time: 8:30 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 $65.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.26, effective Saturday, January 19, 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.

    Terrain Classification: This event is exempted from avalanche planning as it is a Ski Resort. NO out-of-bounds skiing is permitted on this trip.

    Note: COC event coordinators are volunteers and are not trained guides.

    - 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

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