The Vancouver Skiers
Welcome to our 2018-2019 season!
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, the Vancouver Skiers club organizes bus trips to various cross-country ski destinations including Silver Star/Sovereign Lakes (Vernon), Larch Hills (Salmon Arm), Stake Lake (near Kamloops), Callaghan/Whistler, China Ridge (Princeton) and Nickel Plate (Penticton). Our members include classic skiers, skate skiers, and snowshoers, ranging in skill levels and ages. Join the Vancouver Skiers and meet new friends, socialize, discover new ski areas, improve your fitness level and learn new skills.
Join us for our Wine & Cheese Social in October 2018. Check out our Events page later for more information.
To Become a Member
To become a Vancouver Skiers member you can register and pay online (our preferred method), register and pay by mail, or hand deliver membership, waiver forms, and payment to an executive member at the next Vancouver Skiers event. For detailed information on how to become a member, please go to the Become a Member page.
At present, for the 2017/2018 season, the Vancouver Skiers has 243 club members.
To Register for a Trip
To sign-up for a Vancouver Skiers trip, members can register online or through the Trip Leader. (Trip Leader contact information is shown on each Trip page; see the Trip Schedule.) For detailed information on how to sign-up for a trip, please go to the Trip Information page. Note: The 2018/19 Trip Schedule will be available in September/October 2018.
The Vancouver Skiers is a non-profit society. Its objectives are:
To help its members engage and enjoy, as safely as possible, cross-country skiing, and related activities,
To promote the development of facilities for cross-country skiing,
To encourage the growth of cross-country skiing as a sport, and
To provide encouragement for those of its members who wish to participate in various cross-country ski events.
Cross Country BC - BC Punch Pass
New for 2017/2018 CCBC in collaboration with clubs across BC is offering a Punch Pass that allows holders to ski at 23 participating clubs. For example, ski once at 7 clubs for $49.00 and ski twice at 7 clubs for $89.00. All proceeds go to BC clubs and programs. Over the 2017/2018 season, the Vancouver Skiers will visit six of the 23 participating clubs: Sovereign Lake, Overlander (Stake Lake), Telemark, Nickel Plate (Apex), Nelson, and Black Jack. The Punch Pass is cost-effective and transferable. If you are not going on all of these trips, share the pass with a friend! A perfect gift for a loved one, purchase the BC Punch Pass through the Vancouver Skiers link to Zone4. Explore BC on Skis this season! Check out the Cross Country BC website to obtain more information about the Punch Pass.
Top of the Page Collage Photo Credits: Top Left by Joan Boxall, Bottom left, Top center, Top right, Bottom center (right) and Bottom right by Eda Kadar.
Bottom of the Page (Right) Photo Credit: Juergen Kaefer