The club is launching a new program encouraging skiers of all ages to ski more often.
Ski the 1860’s Gold Rush Trail
Here is how it works:
Attached to this email are a couple of files, one for adults and the other for Jackrabbits, Biathletes and children under 16. Please open them and print a sheet for every skiing member of the family and record the distances and dates of every ski (this is for Hallis Lake ski trails and backcountry travel)
How to calculate distances skied?
- Download and print the maps off the CSTC web site www.caribooski.ca (Hallis Lake north / west trail network and Hallis Lake south / east trail network). The maps have all the distances in kilometers indicated between the junctions. Example between E junction and F junction is 395 meters. Add the distances for your ski and record it on the sheet provided.
- There are many apps for your cell phone (Runtastic, Canada Maps just to name a couple) that will track you and give a total distance skied and then record it on the sheet provided.
- On the club maps there are loops from 2.5km to 15km. Follow these routes and record it on the sheet provided.
- Use a GPS device to log your ski and record it on the sheet provided.
Distances to complete the Gold Rush Trail
- For the Jackrabbits, Biathletes and children under 16 the total distance to complete the 1860’s Gold Rush Trail is 200km. For each 25 km they complete there is a badge for that section. Distances can only be recorded for times skied outside of regular practices.
- For adults the total distance is 850 km. There will not be any badges for the adults just the satisfaction of knowing you skied x number of kilometers and made it to Lytton or Soda Creek etc. We are still looking for some way to recognise the adults for their efforts so if you have an idea we would like to hear from you.
- There will be master sheets at the lodge so you can record your distances and compare to other skiers.
- We would like to see how far we could collectively ski as a club. Is it 5,000km? 10,000km? ........25,000km?
- If you have recorded your distances skied before Jan. 1, 2016 you can enter them on your log sheet for this season.
As this is just a new club initiative there are bound to be some hiccups so please bear with us and give us our feedback.
More info Ron 992-2855 firstname.lastname@example.org