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.
The Club will be having two lodge weekends at Kalkite in July 2018, the first on the weekend of 7-8 July in conjunction with the “Come and Try” weekend at Perisher, and the second on the weekend of 28-29 July, where the Club will be organising tours and some instruction. Further details are on the Events page.
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 Wednesday 27 June 2018.
27 June – From Pintubi St to Jagungal (Aboriginal placenames in the snowfields and thereabouts) – Guest Speaker John Giacon will talk about Aboriginal placenames in the snowfields,and surrounding area.The talk will cover:
– the shape of Aboriginal words, including placenames.
– a list of names from this area that are, or very likely are, of Aboriginal origin.
– the few names in the list whose meaning is known.
– some placenames from other areas.
John researches and teaches Gamilaraay, a language from around Tamworth/Moree/Gunnedah.
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.