Are you tired of crowded ski slopes? Do you want to ski for months before the resorts open and after they close? Cross Country Skiing for all skills.
Are you a bushwalker who would like to explore the mountains in winter? Are you a runner or skater who would like to try racing on snow?
The Club supports the Come & Try Day, ACT Ski Sale & Expo, organises the Kosciuszko Tour Ski Race, runs Lodge Weekends in the mountains, ski tours for club members, and social meetings in Canberra.
In 2019 the Club will be having a stall at the Snowsports ACT Ski Sale at the Old Kingston Bus Depot on 11 May, running a Back Country First Aid Training course on the weekend of 22-23 June, conducting lodge weekends at Kalkite on the weekends of 5-7 July and 2-4 August, running the Kosciuszko Tour race at Perisher on 27 July, and organising a trip to New Zealand in late August to the Merino Muster Ski Race. Further information and instructions on how to book will be provided on the Events page.
People can join the Club online via Register Now from 1 May 2019. Fees are $50 for a single membership and $75 for a household membership. The Register Now link is below:
ToursCCCSC brings members together for day, overnight and longer ski tours from June to November if snow conditions permit. The tours are graded according to difficulty, terrain and distance and are led by volunteer Club members. Details here.
Club social meetings are held at the Hughes Community Centre, 7:30pm for a 7.45 start.
The next Social Meeting will be held on 22 May 2019. Brett McNamara from the ACT Parks & Conservation Service will be the guest speaker. Further details will be provided shortly, but the talk will be on a topic related to Namadgi National Park..
At the following meeting on 12 June the guest speaker will be Alan Laird who will talk about his experiences on the long distance ‘Save Kosci’ walk from Sydney to Mt Kosciuszko held in late 2018 to raise awareness of, and protest the decision to protect feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park.
At the 26 June meeting the Sergeant Chenery from the NSW Police will be talking about Backcountry Communications in the NSW Alpine Area.
Contact Canberra Cross Country Ski Club
Cross-Country skiing can be a leisurely tour on a track or in the backcountry, and it can an adrenaline-pumping, heart-pounding sport when citizen racing or descending a mountain by telemark or alpine techniques.
Canberra Cross Country Ski Club (CCCSC) can help.
Postal Address: 33 Brunswick Circuit KALEEN ACT 2617