Nordic Ski Club Events
Saturday, Jan. 25 - Adult lessons 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Meet at the corner of the rental shed.
Demo Day--McBike & Sport from Smithers will set up their tent (11 a.m. - 3 p.m.), so come out and try some cross country gear! Poster attached. Contact Peter if you have questions or a special order he can bring out: 250-847-5009.
Saturday, Feb. 1 - Snow Valley Open. 11 am Race notice below.
Note to parents of JackRabbits and other adults who don't want to do the "Olympic" 7.5 track: there's a newer route, 2.5 km done twice, that is way easier but still challenges you to "race" and do your best. Sign up with a friend or two! Race with your teens! Email Travis to register for the race: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, Feb. 9 - Women's Ski Fest
Registration forms are not available yet, but soon. Save the date.
Saturday, Feb. 22 - Moose Marathon
This is an endurance challenge, with many distance options: 5, 10, 15, and 30 km. Details will be sent out closer to the marathon day.
Feb. 28-March 1 - CANSI weekend
For those seeking personal skill improvement and technical understanding of XC skills, as well as a desire to coach/instruct others in Nordic skiing. Contact Cathy if interested: email@example.com
Sunday, March 1 - Tour de Soup
The 2nd Annual! We need skiers and soup eaters and volunteers to make the event a success! Mark your calendars and wait for updates.
RACE NOTICE Snow Valley Open
DATE: Saturday, February 1st, 2020
Mass start, Classic technique, 11:00 am start
RACE LOCATION: Onion Lake Ski Trails
(29 km south of Terrace, 29 km north of Kitimat on Highway 37)
HOSTING CLUB: Snow Valley Nordic Ski Club (www.snowvalleynordics.com)
SANCTIONED BY: Cross Country BC (CCBC)
RULES: CCC Rules and Regulations
INFORMATION: Chief of Race: Travis Carter 250-635-6435 Chief of Grooming: Anthony Vandermeulen
RACE ENTRIES: Email Travis Carter (firstname.lastname@example.org) to register for the race. Please include racer name, gender, year of birth, club name, and category. Category fees will be collected at bib pick-up on race day.
RACE ENTRY DEADLINE: FRIDAY, January 31st, 2020 – 10:00 p.m.
START LISTS Start lists for Saturday's race will be available early on race day. Bib pick-up for AND BIB PICKUP: the races will be at the Onion Lake Ski Trails between 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on race day.
FACILITIES: There is a lodge at the trailhead; outhouses are located nearby.
CONCESSION: A concession will be open on-site serving soup, buns, drinks, and baked goods.
WAXING: There are electrical outlets on the outside of the lodge for ski waxing. A limited number of tables equipped with waxing forms will be available.
WARM-UP AND WAX TESTING: Warm-up and wax testing areas will be available in the vicinity of the stadium.
RACE CATEGORIES, DISTANCES and FEES:
Classic technique; Mass start by category; First skier leaves at 11am.
Category Age as of
Dec. 31st, 2019 Year Born Distance* Fee
ATOMS Boys/Girls 7 & under 2012 and later 0.6 km $7
PEE WEE Boys/Girls 8 & 9 2010 – 2011 1.5 km $7
BANTAM Boys/Girls 10 & 11 2008 – 2009 2.5 km $7
MIDGET Boys/Girls 12 & 13 2006 – 2007 3.5 km $7
JUVENILE Boys/Girls 14 & 15 2004 – 2005 5 km $7
JUNIOR Boys/Girls 16 & 17 2002 – 2003 7.5 km $12
JUNIOR Male/Female 18 & 19 2000 – 2001 7.5 km $12
OPEN Male/Female 20 – 29 1999 – 1990 7.5 km $12
MASTER Male/Female 30 & over 1989 and earlier 7.5 km $12
RECREATIONAL Male/Female 20 & over 1999 and earlier 2 × 2.5 km $12
* Regular Snow Valley race courses. Course maps will be available on site on race day.