2019 Manning Park

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Cancelled on November 7, 2019

Event Description

  • Date: Wednesday December 11 – Friday December 13, 2019
  • Organizer: Sigrid Boss, sigridboss@hotmail.com
  • Location: Manning Park Resort, Manning Provincial Park
  • Duration: 2 nights/3 days
  • Type of Activity: Snow shoe and/or cross country Nordic skiing

Accommodation

  • Accommodation: Chalet accommodating 8 -10 people (gender dependent) with full kitchen and three bathrooms
  • Cost: The rental cost of the chalet will be share between the number of participants. Price range per person for 2 nights is:
    • 4 people: $208,
    • 6 people: $142, and
    • 8 people: $110

Anticipated Activities

  • Day 1: Leave Vancouver at 8:00am and meet at Blue Moose Café in Hope between 10:00 and 10:30am. Leave cafe at 11am, drive to Manning Park to arrive at approximately 12:00. Meet in the lodge lobby ready to eat packed lunch. (lunches can also be purchased in café). Snowshoe Strawberry flats. Dinner: Pot luck see sign up list below.
  • Day 2: Snowshoe (see options below) followed by hot tub and sauna and Happy Hour. Dinner followed by an optional full moon walk or snowshoe.
    • Option 1 Snowshoe to Poland Lake. 16K round trip with the alternative of a possibility of taking the alpine lift (approximately $13) to shorten it if it is open.
    • Option 2 Windy Joe (5 hours) or Lightening Lake (2.5 hours).
  • Day 3: Check out by 11:00 – snowshoeing the Fat Dog trail or Nordic skiing available. (public changing facilities available if necessary).
  • Inclement Weather Arrangements: Pre-booked so it’s on!

Equipment

  • Required Equipment: Snow shoes, warm layered clothing, waterproof clothing, portable water containers, change of clothes for evening etc. poles (optional).
  • Optional Equipment: Fun activities or games for the evening. Swimming gear; thermos into which you can put hot chocolate.

Food

  • Wednesday night: Pot Luck – see sign up list below
  • Thursday night: in Restaurant or individuals may bring their own
  • 2 bfasts, 2 lunches and snacks provided by individual participants.

Sign up

  • Signup with be in 2 stages due to reservation requirements. Interested signup will occur first, then if there is enough interest, the club will take payment from all interested and finalize reservation.
  • Interested Sign up Deadline: See below. November 8th – (a one month cancellation fee reimbursable if insufficient participants).
  • Final Signup and Payment: November 8th – 10th

Note: The table below shows the first 10 entries. To see more, go to the bottom of the table and go to further pages. (Or, alternatively, you can click the drop down box that shows “10” and select a larger number.)

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Carpooling

  1. Add your name to the table below and indicate in the notes field:
    • If you have a car with snow tires and are willing to drive; how many passengers you can take; where you leave from OR
    • if you need a ride and where you live

Note: The table below shows the first 10 entries. To see more, go to the bottom of the table and go to further pages. (Or, alternatively, you can click the drop down box that shows “10” and select a larger number.)

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