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X Country Skiing - Tramline, Fairview, Moraine Loop - slowish pace (2/9/2020)

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 - Cross-Country
Event Location: Tram Trail Parking Lot in the Village
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Feb 9 2020  10:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Feb 7 2020 3:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3.5 to 4 hours, plus travel time of ~ 2 hours each way
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Mick
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:$3.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Distance: ~20 Kms
Elevation gain: ~350m
Pace: Moderate 5-6 kms/hr

We will start at the bottom of the tram trail in the village, ski a nice gradual climb to the top of the tram trail, possible do a loop on the lake, then on to the Fairview trail and then a great downhill on Moraine and the bottom of the tram trail.
Pace will be slow to moderate, so if you like to go fast this event may not be for you. Suitable for advanced beginners and intermediate skiers. (Mainly green trails, but there is some blue on the Fairview section)

Required Items to Bring:
- XC equipment and wax
- Layered clothing
- Backpack with extra warm clothes
- Lunch and snacks
- Water
- Park Pass or $ for Park Entry
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Personal First Aid Kit
- Camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take Hwy 1 to the Lake Louise turnoff. At the top of the turnoff, turn left on Lake Louise Drive across the highway overpass. Turn right at the second stop sign on Sentinel Road just before the hill leading to the Chateau, and look for a large parking lot on the left side of the road across from the CPR station.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):360Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 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 $93.60 (calculated at total Km * $0.26, effective Wednesday, February 26, 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

Entered by Mick

Terrain Classification: This event is exempt from avalanche planning because it is on a groomed cross country trail.

Note that COC event coordinators are volunteers and are not trained guides. All participants are responsible for assessing the current road, weather, trail and 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

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Cost Includes:If you are not a premier member or coordinator there is a $3.00 event fee to support the club website costs etc.
Make a Payment:$3.00 Event Fee (if applicable) to be paid to your event coordinator. Activity fee, if applicable, (i.e. court fee, bowling fee, camping fee, etc.) to be paid as instructed by your event coordinator.

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