Full Moon Birkie Series

Cross Country Ski under the light of the moon! #fullmoonbirkie

Register

Dates:
Friday, December 13, 2019
Friday, January 10, 2020

Place: Waskahegan Staging Area, Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area

Time: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

  • Registration: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Ski tour start time: 7:00 p.m.

Cost: $10 per person

Your registration includes:

  • 2 to 12 km ski tour
  • Patrollers and sweep
  • Hot chocolate and snacks

Remember to bring:
1) Headlamp with an extra battery
2) Classic-style skis, ski boots and poles
3) Appropriate outerwear and footwear for weather
4) Extra set of warm clothes to change into
5) Spirit for adventure

Please note:

  • Sign up online in advance or on site (cash only) at the event.
  • Skiers MUST sign in and sign out  inside the warming hut at Waskahegan Staging Area
  • All skiers must ski with at least one other person; use the buddy system by travelling with one or more people. 
  • Dress for the weather in layers
  • Cover all exposed skin to prevent frostbite
  • If you are concerned about cold hands, you can use hand warmers. Please do not litter when you are finished with the warmers.
  • Everyone must return to the warming hut at the Waskahegan Staging Area by 10 p.m. at the latest
  • If the conditions are too cold or unsafe, we will email you that the event is cancelled.
  • We ski from Waskahegan Staging Area to Meadow Shelter, which is a round trip of 12 km. Skiers who would like a shorter trip can turn around at anytime, but you must stay with skiing buddy.
  • There will be patrollers along the ski route including a sweep at the end of the event.
  • There are no refunds.

Age Limits

Children 2 – 7 years old are not recommended. If they register, they must be registered with and accompanied by an adult guardian.
Children 8 – 11 years of age must be registered with and accompanied by an adult guardian.
Ages 12 to 100 must ski along trails with at least one other person.