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Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Fest, Nelson, BC - Fri, Feb 24 2012, Sat, Feb 25 2012, Sun, Feb 26 2012
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PRE-REGISTRATION MAY BE REQUIRED. Please review the event details carefully, and if registration is required and you'd like to join us, you must sign up at the bottom of this page. Non-member guests must contact the leader (see Notes below) to register. If payment is required for this event, you will be expected to send your payment to the Event Leader - payable to the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.
|Event Location:||Whitewater Ski Resort, Nelson, BC|
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, Feb 24 2012, Sat, Feb 25 2012, Sun, Feb 26 2012
9:00 AM (Carpool Departure: N/A *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Tue, Feb 21 2012 11:55:00 AM
|Event Duration:||3 days|
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
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Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
|Number Registered So Far:||
2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Coldsmoke 2012 is shaping up to be a truly
homegrown Kootenay event. Three days of clinics, competitions and social
evenings will provide both experienced and debutant backcountry skiers and
snowboarders with fantastic learning opportunities and tons of fun. Now in its
6th year it offers a concentrated curriculum of powder enlightenment that is
difficult to find anywhere else.
I always go for the Full Monty option
($450), because the evening programs are well worth attending. Friday
night's opener held at Nelson's theatre features ski/snowboard films and draw
prizes. Saturday evening includes an apres ski party, the Buff-Eh dinner
provided by Whitewater's Fresh Tracks Cafe team, and a Kootenay Hootenanny with
bands, bonfires and games.
Plan to stay in Nelson and book your accommodation
in advance. Hotel
rooms are available as low as $49 per night. A free shuttle is available
from downtown to the resort. The drive from Vancouver is 8 - 10 hours so best to
book yourself free to head up on Thursday, Feb 23rd and return on Monday, Feb
27th. Consider staying an extra day or two to enjoy some of the Kootenay's
Add your name to this event if you would like to
go. The number of folks willing to drive will determine the group
size. Email me if you have any
|Required Items to Bring:|
- All out of bounds clinics require safety gear
(shovel, probe, and beacon). In addition, skins and a day pack with lunch and
liquid will be needed as all out of bound clinics will run all
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Free or fixed heels and an open mind.
- All your questions about skiing wild
|How to Get There:|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||1350Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||
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** Vancouver Transit Info
Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $337.50 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Monday, November 12, 2018). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use. Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.|
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!