Outdoor Club starts cross-country ski season

The majority of the Candle Creek cross-country ski trails were track-set as of Sunday, Nov. 30

Wells Gray Outdoor Club has had a great start to the season, according to club spokesperson Dave Poole.

The majority of the Candle Creek cross-country ski trails were track-set as of Sunday, Nov. 30, with excellent early season conditions.

The following are events the club has planned for this winter:

• Dec 19/20 – Broads on Boards – Cross-country ski training for women;

• Jan 9 start – runs every Saturday until early March or as conditions allow – Rabbits Learn to Ski – cross country Ski lessons for kids;

• Jan 9 (tentative) – Sno-cial – an afternoon get-together for all age groups featuring fun ski events, general socializing with apres ski appies and hot chocolate; and

• Feb 6 – Birchleg – a fun ski event for all ages. Get out your Viking costumes and enjoy a fun ski followed by a hot lunch and prizes for best costumes.

Cross-country ski tracks will also be set in the field adjacent to Raft River Elementary starting in late December or early January for school ski lessons or for those that want an easy ski and can’t make it up to Candle Creek

Merlin Blackwell is also setting track in North Thompson Provincial Park. There is flat terrain around the campsite and picnic areas.

 

Please visit the club’s website at http://wellsgrayoutdoorsclub.ca or the WGOC Facebook page for updates on events and trail conditions.

 

 

Just Posted

Former Times editor outlines his election platform

Keith McNeill officially in the running

Declaration of candidates is in

List of those running for mayor and council firmed up

Municipal spending outpaces population growth 4-fold in B.C.: report

Canadian Federation of Independent Business has released its annual operational spending report

Public remided to use caution in areas burned by wildfires

Post-wildfire areas have own set of hazards

64 cats seized from ‘bad situation’ now in BC SPCA care

The surrender is part of an ongoing animal cruelty investigation with BC SPCA Special Constable

Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart released from prison

Smart was 14 years old when she was snatched from her Salt Lake City home in 2002 by street preacher Brian David Mitchell

New York books editor out after backlash over Jian Ghomeshi essay

Ian Buruma, who was appointed as editor of the New York Review of Books in late 2017, no longer works for the publication

B.C. couple plans sustainable, zero-waste life in the Shuswap

Plan includes building a tiny house before the snow flies

Housing slowdown forecast to cool B.C. economy

Conference Board says pipeline, trade uncertainty affecting investment

B.C. hockey product eyes shot at Olympic spot with China

Fletcher is one of 24 who travelled to Shenzhen, China for the first official Olympic dev camp.

Are you feeling lazy? That’s OK – it’s just science

UBC study shows that humans are hardwired to prefer being sloth-like

LETTER: Who do we blame for the tragedy of Marrisa Shen’s death?

The B.C. girl was killed in a Burnaby park last July

Competition tribunal to hear B.C.-based case on airline food starting in October

The competition commissioner argued Vancouver airport authority had exploited its market position

Most Read