Know the Snow Weekend

  • Date
    Saturday, 23 November, 2019
  • Time
    From 10:00 am to 04:00 pm MST
  • Organizer
    MEC Calgary South
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    710-19587 Seton Crescent SE
    Calgary South, AB

GET SET FOR THE SEASON WITH FREE WORKSHOPS.

FREE WINTER WORKSHOPS / SKILLS / TIPS / CLINICS / BEGINNER-FRIENDLY VIBES

Join us in-store for a weekend focused on getting you ready for your next winter adventure. We'll be hosting winter workshops throughout the day, complete with winter stoke, experts on-hand to answer all your snow-related questions and some surprise and delights along the way. 

Check out the workshops below and register by clicking on the link to secure your seat!

PLUS: AT THE END OF EACH CLINIC THERE WILL BE A DRAW FOR A GIFT CARD!  WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? REGISTER BELOW.

MEC Calgary South Store

Saturday, November 23

Workshops

Description

Time

Intro to snowshoeing

Learn helpful tips and advice about snowshoeing, from what to wear to where to go. 10:30-11:30am

Unlock the secrets of winter bike commuting

Learn how to prep your bike for cold weather, how to stay wam, bike maintenance tips and lots more. 11:00-12:00pm

Avalanche Canada: One-stop-shop

This presentation gives an excellent overview of the online tools and resources found on the Avalanche Canada website: avalanche.ca. Anyone venturing into the winter backcountry should be familiar with this website where you will find avalanche forecasts, blogs, information on avalanche equipment, and online avalanche tutorial and more. This presentation will drill down into where you access and how you use this essential information. 

12:00-1:00pm

Learn how to wax your skis or snowboard

Save some bucks and learn how to treat your gear to a hot wax. It's easier (and less messy) than you might think. 12:30-1:30pm

How to go winter camping -brrrring it on

Curious about winter camping in the snow? Get tips on how to stay warm, cooking outside in the winter and trip planning 1:30-2:30pm

LOOKING FOR MORE WAYS TO GET STOKED ABOUT THE WINTER SEASON?

Join us on Saturday, November 16th at the MEC Calgary Downtown store (830 10 Ave SW) for the MEC x POW Season Opener

Click here for more info about the event.