Organizer: Phil Wallensteen (Event Director)
Map: Larch Hills Ski-O
Larch Hills is hosting a Ski-O with some Sage volunteers and equipment on the 18th! Details below:
Fee: Donations appreciated to cover cost of maps and the SI units.
Sign in: In the chalet starting at 12:45 pm. You need to sign in to get your SI stick for punching in at the controls (check points)
Map hand out: Maps will be handed out at 1:10 pm.
Start/Finish time: 1:30 to 3pm.
How it works: You will be given a map with all the control (checkpoint ) locations. You have 20 minutes to plan your route. Everyone will start at the same time (1:30pm). Each control is worth 40, 60 or 80 points. The object is to get as many points as possible by 3 pm. You will have points deducted if you are back after 3pm.
The track set trails, backcountry trails, and snowshoe trails are all mapped. There are a lot of controls on non-trackset trails this year so classic technique is recommended. Beginners and younger skiers are encouraged to ski in a group of at least 2. Once you get back you will download your SI stick in the chalet which will show how many controls you got, your total points, and it will also give the time you took.
There will be awards for the top female, male, family with a member under 7, family with a member 7 to 12 years old, and a family with a member 13 to 17 years old. At least one parent or grandparent is required on each family team. This year there will also be a category for teams with at least one grandparent.
Registration: If you think you will be there please send an email with your name and number in your group to Phil Wallensteen at firstname.lastname@example.org . We need this to know how many maps to print off.
If you decide to come last minute there will be a few extra maps but probably not one for each member of the group.
Non Club (non Larch Hills) Members: Day use fees can be found at https://skilarchhills.ca/day-fees-memberships/
No Sage Orienteering Club Membership is required for this activity, as this is a Larch Hills organized event.
Example map: Last year’s map is attached.