Want to learn how to backcountry ski race? Members of Canada’s Ski Mountaineering National Team will instruct a fun and informative clinic December 7, 2013 at COP from 12-4pm. Sessions will be held both inside and on the snow. The clinic is for people new to ski mountaineer racing as well as those who want to fine tune and polish their race techniques. Topics covered will include proper gear use, specific ascent and descent techniques as well as speed transitions. With the use of proper technique and the fine tuning of these skills maximum efficiency and increased speed can be achieved whether backcountry skiing recreationally or ski mountaineer racing competitively. Registration is $45 as an add on to your race registration or $50 for just the clinic. Please visit the registration link after November 1st.
The 4th Annual MEC Vert180 is back this year! Dust off your touring gear, grab some friends and head to Canada Olympic Park on December 7th from 6-9pm. The concept is simple the most ascents and descents in 180 minutes in each respective category wins. There are 3 categories; Solo, 2 and 4 Person relay teams. Registration includes a post race meal, a lot of fun and a good challenge! Registration is $45/person. Please visit the registration link after November 1st.
The MEC Vert180 and Clinic will take place December 7, 2013 at Canada Olympic Park. The race is 3hrs in length the most ascents and descents in each respective category wins. There are three categories Solo, 2 and 4 Person relay teams. This is a fun early season event, so dust off those touring legs grab some friends and come on out! We are running the MEC Vert180 Clinic for the first time this year from 12-4pm on December 7th, coached by Canadian Ski Mountaineering National Team members this is an excellent opportunity to learn about backcountry ski racing or fine tune your racing techniques. Instructors will coach you on ascent and descent techniques as well as speed transitions. These skills will greatly increase the speed and efficiency of your ski mountaineer racing as well as your recreational backcountry ski days! Please visit the registration link after November 1st.