Schedule: Week of February 24th

Huge congrats to our BC Winter Games ladies who represented the Okanagan-Thompson in fine fashion last week. Thanks to BC Games for this week’s featured image, “Klister”.

Here is our schedule for BC Champs week:

Tuesday: 4:30 – 6:30 (all)
Wednesday: 7 – 8:30
Open Training   
Thursday: 2:00 – 4:00 (approx)
Skate Pre-ski course at Telemark
Friday – Sunday: BC Champs at Telemark
Saturday: 9:30 – 12:00 (all skiers not at BC Champs)


Rescue Plan for Mt Macpherson Ski Trails

Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club – Rescue Plan

for Mount Macpherson Ski Trails

The Nordic trails are not patrolled



Emergency (Fire, Ambulance, Police, SAR)   911

Hospital   250-837-2131

Revelstoke Nordic Lodge   250-814-4264

Mt Macpherson Ski Area is located 7 kilometers south of the Trans Canada Highway on Highway 23 South (address is 2265 Hwy 23 South).

For emergencies needing transport off the ski trails call 911, describe the nature and location of the emergency and ask for Search and Rescue.


  • Unless trained individuals are available the injured person should not be moved until SAR attends.
  • First Aid packs with blankets and first aid kits are kept at the Ole Sandberg Cabin and in the Day Lodge Office. If the victim cannot ski out on their own, use these packs to keep the victim warm until Search and Rescue can assist them.
  •  The RNSC owns a snowmobile equipped with a toe bar and a rescue toboggan that are stored in the maintenance building.
  •  The snowmobile is only to be driven by individuals that are familiar with snowmobile operation.
  •  Only trained first aid attendants are to use the rescue toboggan to transport injured persons.
  •  After rescue services have been contacted contact one of the following to report the accident:


Keith McNabb (RNSC Secretary)         (250) 837-5910

Dave Kaegi (RNSC President)         (250) 837-8574

Matt Smider (Lodge Custodian)         (250) 683-9012

Updated February 2014

Schedule: Week of February 17th

Exciting events this week at the Olympics — Men’s and Women’s Team Sprints (Wednesday), Women’s 30k (Saturday) and Men’s 50k (Sunday).
Tuesday: 4:30 – 6:30 (all)
Wednesday: 7 – 8:30 (2001 & older, except those going to BC Winter Games) – we will be combining with the Wednesday Night Open Training for this session!
Thursday: 4:30 – 6:30 (all)
Saturday: 9:30 – 12:00 (TA)
12:30 – 3:00 (JD)
Note: I will be away coaching at BC Winter Games from Thursday onwards.


Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club needs you

The Revelstoke Nordic Ski  Club and its predecessor the Revelstoke Ski Club, has been in existence for over 100 years.  For all of that time, hundreds of volunteers  have offered up their time and energy to sit on the Club’s Executive.  This continuous, ever changing make up of the Executive is the key to the Clubs success over all of these years.  Each year, the Executive has vacant positions that need to be filled.  This year the positions are:

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  • Overall direction and responsibility for club activities.
  • Chairs meetings, sets agendas.
  • Ensures that Directors meet their responsibilities.
  • Represents Club to government and other  agencies.
  • Works with treasurer and Secretary to file reports to government agencies, funders and Society.
  • Coordinates fundraising and writes Grant applications.
  • Personnel –ensures that all paid staff have a job description, recent criminal record check and annual performance evaluation.
  • Is an ex-officio member of all committees.
  • Has signing authority.

Director of Facilities

  • Responsible for maintenance of Day Lodge, Maintenance Shop and all other buildings.
  • Supervises any construction or repair projects to these buildings.
  • Supervises the Custodian.
  • Coordinates with the Ticket Office Coordinator.
  • Responsible for reading the log book and dealing with the feedback.
  • Coordinates lodge rentals.

Director –Special Events

  • Chairs  special events committee
  • Events include but not limited to Lantern Ski, Team Scream Race,  Club Races, Regional Races,

Director – Adult Programs

  • Coordination of adult ski programs
  • Coordination of masters racing program
  • Coordinates Adult yoga program
  • Organises clinics eg Coach training, waxing
  • Works with the Coordinator of the Parent and Tot program

The Club Executive is elected at the AGM each year in April.  A term on the Executive is for 2 years.  If the Club is to continue thrive and grow into the future, it needs new individuals that bring new ideas and enthusiasm to the board.  Please consider putting your name forward to become a member of the Executive.  For further information, please contact any member of the Executive.

Week of February 10th

Hello everyone!
After a great showing at Midgets, we have the Western Championships to look forward to this weekend. Not to mention, lots of Olympic action!
Tuesday: 4:30 – 6:30 (all – rest up if you are heading to Westerns)
There will be no Open Training on Wednesday evening.
Thursday: 4:30 – 6:30 (all)
Saturday: 9:30 – noon (all)
Classic – its the Little Dippet Loppet!
Thanks to Rory and Katie who will be running practices in my absence. Enjoy the week and new snow in town!

Week of February 3rd

We have a truly fantastic and exciting week ahead of us: Headlamp Heroes, Midget Championships and the Sochi Winter Olympics! As our athletes ski their hearts out at Midgets, Olympians will be kickin’ off their schedules with the men’s and women’s Skiathlon events. Lots to look forward too!
Here’s this week’s schedule:
Tuesday: 4:30 – 6:30 (all)
Wednesday: Headlamp Heroes! 
1.5km, 5km & 10km Mass Start Freestyle
Registration from 6-6:30, racing at 7
Thursday: 4:30 – 6:30 (all – take a break if you are heading to Salmon Arm to pre-ski course on Friday; come on out if not)
Friday: Afternoon @ Larch Hills (Midget go-ers)
Classic pre-ski course
Saturday: Midgets @ LH 
9:30 – 12:00 (JD)
Skate with Nikki Norrie!
Sunday: Midgets @ LH
4:00 – 6:00 (JD)