Ski with Alaric

A little bit about Alaric: he likes to be social and likes to suffer (well, a little bit, but honestly, not for too long, or too much suffering). He likes having friends to push each other, but then to remember the good stuff in life (like a glass of wine afterwards).

This is a ski group that will focus on some fun hard work. Sessions will be loosely structured around intensity training, with only a bit of technique sprinkled in. Each session will include a warm up, some form of workout, and a cool down. Skiers are expected to be intermediate / advanced, but will be grouped for some diversity within the participants.

Techniques will switch between classic and skating, although will be flexible enough that if someone only wants to do one, they can participate in every session.
Alaric is fairly lazy, so if the forecast looks cold, the group will probably classic, and if the weather is warmer, then would likely skate (save klister for your kid’s skis or a special race day).

If the weather is frighteningly cold (-15 and windy), sessions will be cancelled. If the weather and season cooperate, there may be a make-up session on the weekend, but no guarantees.

Note that we will have 2 different pace groups at every session:

1) The Young and the Breathless
2) The Finer Things Club


CNSC MEMBERSHIP includes (applies to the signed up member only):


December 3, 10, 17, 2020
January 7, 14, 21, 28, 2021
February 4, 11, 18*, 25, 2021
March 3, 2021

*February 18 is tentative since it’s during family week


Thursday evenings 6:00 – 7:30.
A headlamp is strongly recommended as the group will occasionally venture off the night loop.


$225 + GST Program
$20 Canmore Nordic Membership
$20 Cross Country Alberta & Nordiq Canada Insurance Coverage


All skiers must join the CNSC. It should be noted that Canmore Nordic Centre passes are needed to ski at the Canmore Nordic Centre. However, during the evening sessions, passes will not be required as the ticket booth is not open for their purchase.

REGISTRATION: End of September – January

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