Teck Okanagan Cup #1/Larch Hills Fun Race

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Larch Hills will host the 2017 Teck Okanagan Cup #1 on December 30, 2017. It also doubles as the Zone 2 BC Winter Games qualification race as well as the Larch Hills Fun Race. At 11AM, there will be an interval start classic for the Okanagan Cup and as the qualifier for the BC Winter Games. Following it at approximately 1PM will be a mass start classic for the Larch Hills Fun Race.

Race Notice

Okanagan Cup #1 Race Notice (updated December 27, 2017)

Register online at Zone4.ca starting on December 1, 2017 and closing on December 27, 2017.

Course Maps

Updated on December 26, 2017 for slight reconfiguration of the stadium.

Contact Info

The contact person is Alan Corbett at askacorbett@hotmail.com

Larch Hills Fun Race

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The Larch Hills Fun Race will be held on January 1, 2017 at 1pm. On-site registration is available from 10am to 12pm but it is preferred if you register in advance online at zone4.ca. Please see the race notice here.

Lantern Ski 2016

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Larch Hills is pleased to host our annual Lantern Ski on December 29th starting at 5PM. Please see the poster below for more information (click to enlarge)

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Teck BC Cup #1 2017

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Larch Hills will host the 2017 Teck BC Cup #1 on January 7-8.

Race Notice

Please view the race notice here. Please note that the waxing policy has been updated in accordance with CCBC’s Low Fluoro Policy.

Saturday’s Schedule

Approximate Heat Times

Morning
  • Qualifier: Atom, Pee Wee, Bantam, Midget – Start List Here
  • Heats: Atom & Pee Wee
  • Heats: Bantam
  • Heats: Midget
  • [King’s Court’s Heats: All athletes race Quarterfinal + Semifinal + Final.]
Afternoon
  • Qualifier: Juvenile, Junior, Senior, Masters – Start List Here
  • Heats: Juvenile
  • Heats: Junior, Senior, Masters
  • [Elimination Heats: All athletes guaranteed at least a Quarterfinal heat.]

Sunday’s Schedule

Start List Here

Course Maps

We have created new trail over the summer for our sprint loops and part of our distance courses.

Saturday’s Skate Sprint Maps
Sunday’s Individual Start Classic Maps

Contact Person

The contact person is Alan Corbett at askacorbett@hotmail.com

Larch Hills Fun Race 2016

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The 2015 Larch Hill’s Fun Race will be held on January 3rd at 1PM.

Come and join us for a fun race with distances for all ages. It is a mass start classic event with no skating allowed

Register online at Zone4.ca. You can see the race notice here

We are looking for volunteers! If you’re interested in helping out at this event, please contact John Thielman

Santa Cruise Cancelled

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We regret to tell you that the Santa Cruise will not be held this December.  This race is typically held in mid-December each year (before Christmas).

We were able to find volunteers for two of the key roles, but we were not able to fill the position of chief organizer of the race.

We encourage all members to donate to the local food banks in their community in lieu of the donations/auction purchases they would have made at the Santa Cruise.

Our food banks do great work in our communities, especially so at this time of year.

Lantern Ski 2015

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The Larch Hills Nordics will be hosting our 21st annual Lantern Ski on Tuesday, December 29th, 2015.

Teck BC Midget Championships 2016

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Welcome to the 2016 Teck BC Midget Championships hosted by Larch Hills on January 23rd and 24th.

The objective of the Midget Championships is to bring young skiers together for a memorable and enjoyable weekend of competition and fun. This event follows a tournament format, where one school or club team ends up the overall winner. Points towards the club aggregate trophy recognize the efforts of as many participants as possible, including the achievements of both individuals and teams.

This event is suitable for beginner through to experienced skiers.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 11:59pm

Highlights:

* one year age categories for 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006
* age appropriate courses
* emphasis on participation
* banquet
* a lycra tuque for each participant
* tons of Fun!!!

Race Notice: Available here

Course Maps:

Technical Package: Can be seen here.

Media Release: Can be seen here

Register: At https://zone4.ca/reg.asp?id=10650&lan=1&cartlevel=1 starting on December 1st.

For more information please contact Jeremy Ayotte at jeremy.ayotte@gmail.com


The page for the 2014 event is here.

Lantern Ski 2014

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Larch Hills Nordics Volunteers will host our 20th annual Larch Hills Lantern Ski on Tuesday evening, December 30, 2014. Lanterns will be lit from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

At the registration table information can be obtained regarding the route and safety and a non LHNS member sign-in waiver will be available. There will be the usual 1-way 5km circuit via Bilbo’s Bog and Frodo’s Bog and a 1-way 1km circuit via Short Cut and lower Ermine Frolic for those who prefer a shorter distance or who will snowshoe. Both routes will start and end at the Chalet. Watch for Alois’ candle –lit Christmas Tree! At the South Hub campfire, hosts will direct skiers either to the north on Larch Hills Road on the 1-way, 1.7K Frodo’s Bog loop or to the south along Larch Hills Road back to the Chalet.

At the Chalet hot apple cider and hot chocolate will be served. Sample baked goods donated by skiers. Organizers ask that skiers consider bringing some snacks or baked goods to share and make a donation of non-perishable food to the Food Bank. Cash donation boxes will be located at the Chalet and the Registration table. Proceeds will be shared between Second Harvest Food Bank and LHNS.


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