It will be very crowded on Saturday around Pocaterra Hut. This update is from Tom Lambert of the Foothills Nordic Ski Club:
“For those making weekend plans, please note that the entire PLPP trail system remains open on Saturday during the race. But Pocaterra Hut will be a hive of activity, so you’ll find the other trailheads more peaceful. Also, the single-track of Moraine and Fox Creek will be a little hazardous between 11am and 1pm as the racers descend that stretch at full tilt.
Registration has closed, but volunteer opportunities remain at www.volunteersignup.org/KBELR for anyone looking for excitement and home-baked cookies.”
The grooming schedule has been changed as well. I imagine that’s why Mt Shark was groomed on Tuesday night. The PLPP trail report makes these remarks:
“The usual grooming schedule will be changed for the week to accommodate the annual “Cookie Race held on Saturday Feb. 24th. Expect a change from the usual track-setting patterns and use caution when skiing trails used in the race.”
It’s not like we have a shortage of places to ski right now so if you want to avoid the crowds, consider skiing on other trails. For a shorter drive, conditions are excellent at Kananaskis Village, Ribbon Creek, and Bill Milne.
Have you tried Greyhound?
great news on finding my water bottle!
could you send it by parcel post?
710 Evans court
I will re pay you if you let me know the costs.
Thanks again! Great event.
Hi John, I just calculated from home how much it would cost to send your bottlle. It looks like it would be around $16. Not sure it’s worth it for you given it doesn’t cost much more to replace with a new one. Let me know what you would like me to do.
Hi. the new water bottle is $32.
please send parcel post.
Hi John, ok, I will take it to the post office to confirm the rate and then if you could send me an e-transfer to this email then I will pop it in the mail
Hi John, just took it to the post office and it would cost $16.71. My email is email@example.com for the e-transfer. When I have that I will mail it out to you
Yes the weather and the cookies turned out perfect! We have quite a collection of lost and found, so if you are missing something, write to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll return it to you.
I was out skiing on Whiskey Jack this past Saturday during the race and found a Camelbak water bottle. If it is yours, let me know and I can arrange to get it to you.
Kudos to the volunteers baking all those cookies… I don’t think I’ve ever tasted better! A very well run event, and it looked like everyone had a lot of fun, so thank you to everyone involved in pulling it off!
Track conditions were terrific, and couldn’t have asked for nicer weather. Now… all we need is a chairlift going up Whiskey Jack, and we’d have a perfect race 🙂
Hi John, I’m assuming you don’t want me to send the water bottle.
Hi Karen sorry yes I was away I will forward the money thank john
Re: water bottle
How do I send electronic? or can I mail you a cheque.