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XC: Afternoon at Frozen Thunder

Cross country skiers keen to get started on the season - this is your opportunity! We'll meet at 10:30am in Calgary, and drive over to the Canmore Nordic Center, where they've installed 2km of snow for skiing. The plan is for people to ski at their leisure for 2 hours, and then - given covid regs - we'll head home. I might bring classic and skate skis, and decide on arrival which to use and/or mix it up. Trail fees apply.

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Difficulty Level: Moderate (D3)

Distance: Choose your own

Elevation: Choose your own - there are rolling hills along the 2km trail

Duration: 2 - 2.5hrs (+ driving time; 1 hr one way)

What to Brin
g: Skis, boots, poles, warm weather clothes, water, lunch, snacks

Coordinator: Erika Harrison

Contact Information: or (403) 918-3064 (cell)

Departs At: 10:30 am. Please arrive early so we can leave promptly.

Departure Location: Meet at the north Edworthy parking lot. Located at the intersection of Shaganappi Trail and Memorial Drive/Bowness Road. GPS coordinates are: 51.06361, -114.150976. (Google Maps)

Notice of Cancellation: Please contact the trip leader if you need to cancel your registration.

Safety Precaution: Skiers should be comfortable with snowplow and herringbone. Note: Location may change, or event may be cancelled depending upon the conditions.

COVID-19 Regulations:
  •  Events are subject to cancellation or change on short notice due to changes in government restrictions.
  •  No carpooling - meet at trailhead or at a junction and convoy to trailhead.
  •  No food / snack sharing.
  •  Bring your own wipes and hand sanitizer and a mask.
  •  Social distancing and any other rules set out by authorities must be followed. Please respect others.
  •  Washrooms may not be available - please be prepared to pack out what you bring in, such as toilet paper, etc.
  •  Please make yourself aware of the risks in participating in this sort of event and decide accordingly.
  •  Don`t forget the usual items; proper clothing, water, food, equipment and first aid kit.
  •  Trip participants are asked to provide their cell contact information and emergency contact information to the trip coordinator, prior to, due to the 'meet at trail head' requirement.
  •  Please do not sign up if you are experiencing any flu like, cold, or Covid19 symptoms.
Sunday, October 25, 2020, 10:30 AM until 4:00 PM
Edworthy Park, North Parking Lot
Map to Edworthy
Shaganappi & Montgomery View NW
Calgary, AB  

Erika Harrison
Trip Leader
XC Skiing
Registration is required
Cancellation Policy:
People who register but don't attend an event prevent members on a waiting list from participating.
If unable to attend, please be courteous and remove your name from the attendee list as soon as possible. If you cancel after the registration cut-off date, please notify the trip leader by email as you will not be able to remove yourself from the registrant list on the website.

"no shows" are tracked and serial offenders may be removed from events.
Available Slots:
No Fee