Saturday, 24 October 2015

Tom's talk on ski touring

Lakeland XC Club member and experienced ski tourer Tom Higgs will be doing an illustrated talk on Saturday 12 December with the title:  
Ski Touring and other experiences - don't be misled!

The talk takes place at Natland Village Hall, south of Kendal, at 7.30pm, and will last approximately two hours. Refreshments and cakes will be available at a small cost.

This promises to be an entertaining talk drawing on Tom's experiences of leading ski tours in Norway and further afield. A must for anyone interested in hut-to-hut touring.

For further information, email:

Places for the talk are limited, so to guarantee a place and avoid disappointment, just leave a message on the home page message board giving your name and the number of people interested.

Friday, 16 October 2015

Roller ski coaching dates at Preston cycle track

This autumn we’re helping Manchester Cross Country Ski Club with their roller ski coaching at Preston Cycle Track.

In return, the sessions are open to Lakeland club members (and potential club members) of any ability interested in roller skiing or enhancing their technique.

The coaching dates are:
  • Saturday 24 October, 10 am – 12.30 pm
  • Saturday 7 November, 10 am – 12.30 pm
  • Saturday 21 November, 10 am – 12.30 pm
  • Saturday 5 December, 10 am – 12.30 pm

Sessions cost £5 per person, including the hire of equipment. Further details, including how to book a place, can be found on the Manchester Cross Country Ski Club website.

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Cameras roll on roller skiing

Roller ski sessions organised by the Yorkshire Dales Cross Country Ski Club over the summer are the subject of a short film produced as part of Snowsport England's GO SKI GO BOARD participation campaign.

The three-minute video can be found on YouTube - you may even recognise a few familiar faces...