What's happening at Viking
THE SEASON BEGINS: The Aerobic Corridor and Basler are open and trackset. And as of December 18, Viking Racing Trails are untracked but reported to be skiable. (Dec. 18)
• Go here for the RSFL site - consult the Viking section, which a Viking member updates regularly.
• Go here for conditions in the Laurentians (site is run by Guy Thibaudeau and updated frequently - check info on Morin-Heights for snowfall details, etc). Also check out Guy’s blog (in French only).
• Go here for the Viking forum. (Dec. 18)
MEMBERSHIP FORMS READY: Go here for the regular membership form and here for the trail membership form. Complete the form and save it to your computer with the name “your last name Viking.” So if your last name is Jørgensen, call the document "Jørgensen Viking”. Then email the completed and saved form to firstname.lastname@example.org. And mail your cheque to the address on the form. If you cannot open the DOCX file, print out the PDF version of the form, fill it out and mail it in with your cheque.
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE: From Richard L’Heureux in early December. What can Viking membership do for YOU? Here. (Dec. 4)
INSTRUCTORS WANTED: for junior programs. Go here. (Nov. 21)
CANSI LEVEL 1 COURSE: Benita Stoyel would like to organize a CANSI level 1 course at Viking. The preparation course would be December 27, and the level 1 certification course would be January 3 and 4. The instructor will be Marc Ricard. If you or anyone you know is interested - or for more info - email Benita (or call her at 450-689-3452). (Dec. 2)
SUNDAY TOURS - LEADERS NEEDED: Tours will leave from the clubhouse and will be on Viking trails. For information, email@example.com. (Dec. 16)
TRAIL CLEARING STATS: The work wrapped up November 15. A sincere thank you to the 49 volunteers who put in a total of 98 work days to get this important job done. Among other initiatives this fall: major structural work on Skip’s Hut (8 work days), and new cushions for the clubhouse (9 days). (Dec. 9)
MORIN-HEIGHTS PARKING: This year Vikings will have free parking in the Morin-Heights lots: on chemin du lac Echo, at the foot of Mont Bellevue, at Montfort, and the one off rue des Bouleaux that gives access to MH backcountry trails.To take advantage of this, you will have to have your Viking membership card – preferably plasticized – clearly visible on your outfit or pack. (Nov. 18)
KARL BAADSVIK FUND: What is it? How can it help Viking? Read about it here. (Dec. 13)
FALL NEWSLETTER: go here.
• 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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