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We are a mixture of about 80 male and female adults, singles and couples, some athletic and some more social.
We keep busy year round with organized social and sporting activities. Read on…
The Victoria Alpine Ski Club is much more than skiing, we are a social group that enjoys gatherings, cycling, golfing, snowshoeing, volleyball, movie nights, theater and much more!
Check out our calendar of upcoming social events and exciting ski trips!
February Social will be on February 1, 2018 at the SixMile Pub
Here is some info for the upcoming bus trip to Legends in Whistler:
WhistlerLegends January 26 – 29, 2018
We will be taking the 5:00pm ferry from Swartz Bay on Friday January 26th.
You are responsible for getting to the terminal. If you are driving to the ferry and parking your vehicle, the long-term parking lot rate is $12.00 per 24 hours.
We will be walking on as foot passengers. I have made a group reservation; the cost for the group reservation is as set out below:
Senior $17.20/$8.60 (Mon-Thurs)
Please bring the correct change or a cheque (payable to Paddy Bradley) to pay for your ferry fare. I will collect the money and pay for the group as only one person can pay. Please also identify if you are a senior or travelling on a BC Ferry pass. Please bring a valid BC DL or gold care card to qualify for the senior rate. This is a little more trouble butit reduces the cost.
We have to arrive pay for the ferry fares 30 minutes before the sailing so please get to the terminal in time for us to get organized and paid. Plan to be at the terminal no later than 4:20pm.
Our Group reservation for the ferry which allows us to have two luggage carts reserved.
If you are not travelling with the group on the bus please let Paddy Bradley (tripco-ordinator) know by email to email@example.com so we have an accurate count for the ferry and bus.
The bus will be picking us up at Tsawwassen. You will need to collect your luggage and make your way to the waiting coach in the bus pick-up area. Our bus is InternationalStage Line.
Bring your favourite beverage for the bus, sit back and relax for the ride.
Arrival time at Whistler should be around 9:45pm. Please have one person from each room check in at the front desk, to collect keys and locks etc. We are in 2 bedroom units. The room configuration is one king bed and 2 twin beds.
We will be having a Potluck on Saturday night split between two rooms (sorry no more banquet/meetingroom), so bring your favourite dish to share.
The bus will arrive on Monday between 2:30 and 3:00 and depart when loaded to catch the 7:00 pm ferry home.
Some things to remember:
- Bring a bathing suit and flip flops – Legends has one of the best hot tubs inWhistler!
- Bring ear plugs - your room-mate might snore
- Legends Creekside rooms have fully equipped kitchens with all the amenities
- There is a grocery store and liquor store across the street from Legends (bring bagsWhistler charges at both the liquor store and grocery store).
Things to do inWhistler:
The Hair Farmers (a really fun two-man tribute band) are playing at Dusty’s on Saturday between 3:30pm and 630pmand on Sunday at the GLC from between 3:30pm and 630pm and again from8-1100pm - a double dose of the Hair Farmers!
"Fire and Ice" is on at Skier’s Plaza WhistlerVillage starting at 7:00pm Sunday evening. This is a free event.
The bus runs between Whistler Village and Legends andcosts $2.50 each way. There is a bus stop very near Legends.
When skiing at Blackcomb the under 14 ski and snowboard competition will be underway on the weekend so you may want to take a ride on the Catskinner Chair just to see how crazy those kids can be!
2018Highway Three Trip
Depending on your preferences wewill be visiting at least two or three different ski resorts on this trip. Thebasic trip starts on Sat. Feb.10 at Red Mountain where we will be staying forfour nights before moving on to Nelson for an additional three nights. Some ofyou will start your trip three days earlier at Apex. The Apex add-on is beingsold as a separate trip. The Red Mountain/White Water trip is being sold as aseparate entity.
Apex Feb. 7-10
The club has rented a large houseon the mountain which will be home for eight skiers for three nights. Thesleeping configuration will have two people per bedroom. Check out the house onthe Home Away web site unit 431530. Click on “large house at Apex”.
Red Mountain Feb. 10-14
The Red Stone Chalets will be homefor 16 of us for four nights. We have two four-bedroom units. Check out theunits on the web.
White Water at Nelson Feb. 14-17
We will be staying at the BestWestern Plus Baker Street as there is no accommodation on the mountain. WhiteWater has installed a new lift and can have loads of powder.
The ski club now has a Facebook page. Check it out. You can post photos, advertise gear, look for rides or advertise rides to the hill.
VICTORIA ALPINE SKI CLUB PUBLIC GROUPS
Members of the public are welcome to join the Victoria Alpine Ski Club's two free public sites:
· Meetup Group, click here
· Facebook Group, click here
You will find upcoming activities and lots of information on both of these sites.
Questions about the club? New Membership email today.
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