What's happening at Viking
EARLY-SEASON CONDITIONS: Check État des sentiers / Trail conditions in the Forum for members' comments. And post your own experiences there. For what's open throughout the Laurentians, go here.
REGISTRATION FORMS... for the 2013-14 season are ready. Regular membership. Trail membership. You can submit your form online and mail your cheque. Or print the form and mail both. Instructions are on the form. Note that space in children's programs will not be reserved until your cheque is received. Karl Baadsvik Development Fund.
ADULT LESSONS: Skiers of all levels can benefit. Info.
ARROWS FULL: To be put on the waiting list, contact Benita Stoyel. Or consider the Challenge program - contact Carol Fiedler (514-481-0101).
CALLING ALL TEENS: If you love skiing and outdoor adventures and are a JR graduate, Viking's Challenge Program might be for you. More info. Register for Challenge program.
EQUIPMENT FOR SALE: Here
NEW TRAIL MAPS: here and here. Two minor changes - details.
TRAIL CLEARING WRAPS UP.... with the completion of the new Hills Lake bypass Nov. 16. In total, 67 participants completed 150 work days. Thanks to all volunteers – with special thanks to Doug Bowes-Lyon and his right-hand man John Masse.
BIATHLON FALL TRAINING: at Viking Ski Club, 7 sessions, starting Nov. 10, running from 10 a.m. to 12;30. Cost is $136.50. Registration form and more info. Print form, bring it and cheque to first session. Advise Elisa Rietzschel if you plan to attend.
VIKING TRAIL CHALLENGE: Nov. 3. A huge success, with almost 200 participants and more than $6,000 raised for Viking's biathlon program. Results: 1.5 km, 5 km, 10 km. Photos. Registration for the next challenge will open May 1, 2014. Praise from a participant. Videos here and here.
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT: Here
JUST RELEASED! Video from 2013 Loppet. Thanks to Loïc Belllemare-Alford.
BYLAWS: Viking's bylaws are available to members. (The amendment on fees adopted at the AGM is not reflected in this version of the bylaws.)
PHOTOS: Kids in action (Jan. 12),
Biathlon Coupe Québec (Jan. 12 & 13),
Collusion and Corruption dinner (Feb. 2),
Canadian Ski Marathon (Feb. 9),
Val Durn tour (Feb. 9), Jackrabbits (Feb. 9), Loppet (Feb. 24).
BIATHLON JACKETS FOR SALE: Photos and details.
• General Arrange car-pooling, meet-ups, etc.
• Important Messages Last-minute changes or cancellations.
• Trail Conditions: Share your experiences.
• Equipment Exchange/Sale
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