Tour Program

The CCCSC Tour Program comes free with membership and swings into action as soon as the snow falls. Details and updates can be found on the Web Site and in the newsletter as well as at the Social Meetings.

 


The Canberra Cross-Country Ski Club has restarted with restricted activities, following Government COVID-19 pandemic guidelines on social & mobility restrictions.


 

Book yourself on a tour!

  • Contact the tour leader and have your name added to the list or
  • Put your name on the tour sheet at Club Night
  • The tour leader organises car pooling and gives any information required
  • Each passenger contributes towards the driver’s expenses

Checklist provides tips on

  • Gear
  • Clothing
  • Travel

Please send us feedback after your tour!

If you are interested in participating in a tour, please contact the tour leader where one is listed; where no tour leader is yet shown, you can indicate your wish to join the tour by emailing the tour coordinator on cccsctours@gmail.com.

Summary of Ski Tours for 2020

(Tours for future months will be added as they become available. MORE TOURS NEEDED PLEASE)

Date
Time
Event &
Starting Location
Short Description &
Rating
Thu, 6 Aug 2020
09:30 - 15:00
7.5km Perisher Trail
Perisher Nordic Centre

This will be a virtual Sundeck Race, skiing around the 7.5km trail in reverse.
Basic-Intermediate Skills Rolling Terrain Medium Distance

unrated
Fri, 7 Aug 2020
All Day
The Paralyser & Spencer's Creek
Guthega Village

Guthega to Old Farm Creek up to the open areas on the Perisher Range. From there, we will either make our way to The Paralyser and on to the end of the ridge – or (easier) descend directly from the saddle towards Betts Camp – and then to Spencers Creek. We’ll ski along the eastern side of Spencers Creek to the Snowy River and then follow the southern side of the Snowy back to Guthega.
Intermediate-Advanced Rolling-Hilly Long

unrated
Sat, 8 Aug 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Munyang Valley
Munyang

Start at Guthega Power Station and ski along the road up the valley to Horse Camp Hut and beyond.
Basic-Intermediate Skills Rolling-Hilly Terrain Medium Distance

unrated
Sun, 9 Aug 2020 - Mon, 17 Aug 2020
All Day
Mt Anton & Mt Twynam
Guthega Village

From Guthega, we cross the bridge at Illawong Lodge and ascend to Mt Anton via Pounds Creek. From there, we ski to Mt Twynam and Little Twynam, and then return to the bridge and back to Guthega.
Intermediate-Advanced Hilly Long

unrated
Sun, 9 Aug 2020
All Day
Spencer's Creek / Johnnies Plain Area
Perisher Nordic Centre

Will ski from Perisher to Betts Creek then explore the ridges and lower slopes below The Paralyser, before continuing on to Spencers Creek and Johnnies Plain.
Basic-Intermediate Rolling-Hilly Medium-Long

unrated
Sat, 15 Aug 2020
All Day
Mt Tate & Mt Anderson
Guthega Village

After crossing Guthega River near the northern end of the Pondage, we’ll make our way up to Tate East Ridge and then to Mt Tate. From there, we will ski to Mt Anderson via Mann Bluff (and possibly Mt Anderson West) and then down to the bridge at Illawong Lodge via Pounds Creek, and then back to Guthega.
Intermediate-Advanced Hilly Long

unrated
Wed, 19 Aug 2020
All Day
Dead Horse Gap Area
Dead Horse Gap Lower Carpark

Will ski from Dead Horse Gap along the Thredbo River valley. Possible destinations could be Teddys Hut, the Chimneys area or the Brindle Bull.
Intermediate Rolling-Hilly Medium-Long

unrated
Sat, 22 Aug 2020
All Day
Perisher Trails —Hoppet Do It Your Way
Perisher Nordic Centre

Ski the Kangaroo Hoppet 2020 … Do It Your Way with other Club members (and others) on the day of the Hoppet by skiing your preferred distance around the Perisher Trails.
7km, 21km, 42km

unrated
Sat, 29 Aug 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Perisher Area
Perisher Nordic Centre

Will start from Perisher and head somewhere interesting, depending on the snow conditions. Possible destinations could be Trapyard Creek, The Paralyser or Charlotte Pass.
Basic-Intermediate Rolling Medium

unrated
Sun, 30 Aug 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Out of Guthega
Guthega Village

We will head out from Guthega. Our destination depends on the snow. Pounds Creek is one possible destination.
Intermediate Rolling & Hilly Medium

unrated
(Further details of the tours and tour leaders are found on the Members Only page.)