Tag: Club Operations

Ski Club Programs for 2016-17

Peter Marks, the NMCCSC Program Chair, is putting together the schedule of programs for the coming season. At this point the following programs have been scheduled. October:  The Oct program will be on conditioning exercises for XC skiing and the presenter is Laura Cobb who is the fitness director at the YMCA here in town. The presentation will consist...

UNM Groomed Ski Loop Update 2016

This past winter the UNM Ski Team started development on a groomed ski loop in the Sandias for ski team training. The loop is intended for the exclusive use of cross country skiers. It is accessible from either the Ellis or 10K Trailhead parking areas. Chris Norton, with the UNM nordic team, has groomed some trails adjacent to the Ellis trailhead...

Summer Picnic 2016

The annual NM Cross Country Ski Club Summer Picnic is coming up on Jun 5, 2016, at the Wildlife West Nature Park. We will again have the Event Barn for our picnic. This is a great opportunity to get together and reminisce about the past ski season and everybody's desire to be a lot cooler. Car pooling is encouraged,...

2016 Telemark Clinic

Skiers, Barry Ritchey (a Grand Pooh-bah from the Telly Tribe) has scheduled all-levels telemark clinics. Class size is limited. Call to reserve a spot. Barry Ritchey, 505-238-8123, barryxwind@msn.com When: January 10 Beginner Clinic       9:30-11:30 a.m. Intermediate Clinic 1:00-3:00 p.m. Advanced Skills     11:30-1:00 (ski as a group, less talk, more ski paced) Where: You buy a...

2016 Ski Instruction Program

Instruction Programs Beginner & Rusty Skier Lessons Want to try cross-country skiing? Want to renew some rusty skills? Never took a lesson and want to learn the techniques? Each winter the ski club offers beginning cross country ski lessons. This winter, a classroom session will start us off on January 12th from 6:00 to-8:00 p.m. at the Lomas-Tramway Library....

AIARE Avalanche Class for Club Members

The ski club is sponsoring level one avalanche education specifically for ski club members. This means the class will be located where skiers have access (you won't have to ski black diamonds). Members should be able to handle class 2 terrain. If you ski day tours in Colorado back-country or if you want to go on hut trips, this...

Ski Club Email Communication and You

The NM Cross Country Ski Club owns a set of positional email addresses. These email addresses are set up to receive and forward email to the person currently holding a position or role within the club. This allows workflow processes and documentation to reference email addresses without containing personal email addresses. Below is a list of the current positional...

Club Bus Trips 2015

Bus Trip Chairs Celeste Taylor-Ryman and Bill White announced the 2015 bus trips would be Pagosa Springs, CO, from January 15 to 19, 2015, and Frisco, CO, from February 20 to 23, 2015. We have been at both locations before, and both are great skiing centers. The skiing in the Pagosa / Wolf Creek area is both great and...

New Website is Big Change

This new NMCCSC website represents a major change in our communication, both to our members and among our members. It will continue to have the basic information about the club and our activities. But there will be two big changes. The first one you will notice right away: a lot more pictures, of our activities and of our members....