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Sunday, Februay 23, 2014

 

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What's happening at Viking

AGM: May 21. Details to come.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2014-15: Submit nominations to Brent McCosker by May 1. More info.

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE: Feb 27. Go here.

TRAIL CONDITIONS:
• Although track setting is finished for the season, many trails are still skiable, offering spring conditions. Use caution re lakes. (April 2)
• Conditions elsewhere in the Laurentians.
• Share your own experiences under État des sentiers/Trail conditions in the forum.

Kaare Ritter Olsen 1922 - 2014: We received the sad news this morning of Kaare Olsen's passing on Sunday, March 23. Kaare was the second President of the Club 1948 - 1950. For details and Service - submitted by Randi Olsen, past director and long time member of Viking Ski Club. (March 25)

LOPPET 2014: a total of 480 skiers registered for the very successful event Feb. 23, and 56 Viking volunteers were part of the team who made it all possible. Special thanks to Marie-France Allard who organized Viking volunteers. Results. Photos. Volunteers in action. Vic Emery's memories.

CHALLENGE CAMPING: Despite a severe temperature drop — from mild temps Saturday to minus 26 overnight — the Challenge group had a great time camping out the weekend of March 8-9. Conditions were beautiful and they were able to enjoy a long ski outing. Photos. (March 14)

FIRST PLACE! Congratulations to Viking Quentin Stoyel who won the new Jack Steele trophy for placing first in the Loppet 20-km race. (March 1)

SUCCESS AT OKA MARATHON: Young Vikings do well at March 2 event. Details. (March 3)

DAY PASS... at Viking is now $15 for skiing, $10 for snowshoeing. Trail maps (printed on plastic so they won't tear or crease) available for $4. (January 29)

PARKING STICKERS: Please make sure your sticker is affixed to the driver's side window of your car. (Feb. 11)

CLUBHOUSE USE WHEN NO HOST ON DUTY: Instructions. Hosting schedule. (posted Dec. 22)

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE: Here

RED TRAIL! The Red trail has been declared an official training trail by the Canadian ski Marathon.

NEW TRAIL MAPS: here and here. Two minor changes - details.

PHOTOS: here.

BIATHLON JACKETS FOR SALE: Photos and details.

VIKING FORUM
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Important Messages Last-minute changes or cancellations.
Trail Conditions: Share your experiences.
Equipment Exchange/Sale 
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