|Event Type:||Ski - Downhill|
|Event Location:||Sunshine Village Ski Resort|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Mar 8 2020 9:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 6:45 AM *log in for location*)|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Mar 7 2020 4:00:00 PM|
|Event Duration:||8 hours (plus vehicle travel time, about 2 hours each way)|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
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|Member Cost:||$3.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)|
|Who's Invited:||Members & Guests, 13 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||8|
|Maximum No. Guests:||4|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Maximum No. Guests Per Member:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
|Current base at Sunshine is about 140cm Forecast for
Partly cloudy with a high of -10
This trip is intended for all levels of skiers and boarders.
We will break up into groups based on similar abilities when we meet at the change area above Creekside pub.Please read below for instructions.
We are leaving the Home Rd & Montgomery Ave NW car pool location at 7 am sharp. Plan to arrive at the carpool location 10 mins early. If you are going to be late, text or call Cheryl at 403-466-4957
We are gathering on the SECOND FLOOR of the Creekside Pub (restaurant beside the gondola at the base of the mountain) at 8:30 am in order to take the gondola up by 8:40 am . We will be having lunch at 11:00 am at the main lodge cafeteria. Or goats eye garden TBD and possibly another break at 2:00pm. You may choose to continue skiing or have lunch somewhere else.At the end of the day, we are gathering on the FIRST FLOOR of the Creekside Pub at 4-4:30 pm at the base of the mountain before leaving the hill together by 4:45pm. Anyone wishing to have an apres-ski drink at the Creekside pub before returning to Calgary is encouraged to go early but be ready to leave the hill for Calgary at 4:45pm. Lifts are open until 3:30 to 4:00 pm so please do not expect to be back in Calgary before 7:00 pm. Adult lift ticket price is $127.00 + GST. If you have the Sunshine discount card, you will get a $15.00 discount off the base lift ticket price. You may also purchase lift tickets in a 2- pack at Costco for $179.99 + GST. A basic ski/snowboard rental package is $57+GST for sport performance gear, $72+GST for high performance gear. A helmet is an addition $14.00. It is strongly recommended that you rent gear from the University of Calgary or from a Calgary ski rental shop as it typically is less expensive and can be picked up early in the morning or the evening before.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||If you don't know where the Sunshine Village ski resort is, we'll give you directions at the car pool meeting place.|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||270Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||6:45 AM|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
Log in for directions
** Calgary Transit Info
|Carpool Cost:||Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $62.10 (calculated at total Km * $0.23, effective Tuesday, May 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|
Due diligence completed by Cheryl on Mar 5/2020.
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
packages now include helmets.
|Cost & Payment:|
|Cost Includes:||$3.00 event fee for Regular COC members. No fee for COC Premier members or COC volunteers.|
|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.|
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!