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December 2019. (Part I)

Monthly Meeting, Monday, Dec. 9, 7:00 pm at Pringle Hall, 606 Church St SE

PROGRAM: The Latest and Greatest in Nordic Ski Gear;

Jeremy Rooper of the Mountain Shop in Portland will bring a wide selection of ski gear and vast experience as a backcountry skier to our meeting. The Mountain Shop has supplied mountaineering gear to Oregonians for 80 years and Jeremy has been their backcountry ski expert for more than 20 years. Come see the latest equipment and learn from an expert.


Please renew your membership for the 2019-2020 season. For only $20 you receive access to all the inside club news, Ski School, Overnight Trips and the satisfaction of supporting our efforts to promote and improve cross-country skiing for everyone. You can renew at our monthly meetings or download a renewal form at Join us for a great season on the snow.


January 14, Willamette Chapter’s club meeting: Bruce Moffatt will present the Central Oregon Avalanche Association’s “Know Before You Go” avalanche awareness program.

January 16: Jim Todd will present a guided tour of the varied and beautiful cross country skiing in the Central Cascades. From gentle groomed tracks to steep alpine slopes our nearby mountains have it all. Whether you are a first time skier or an accomplished ski mountaineer– come see what the Central Cascades have to offer! You can sign up for this program at REI’s Events webpage: central-cascades/266754

SKI SCHOOL: tentative date is Sat., Jan. 25, 2020, at Hoodoo; with the evening class at Pringle Hall on Tue. Jan. 21. Watch the News for details.


The Willamette Chapter will once again sell the cheapest Sno-Park permits in town. The annual permits will be sold to you at cost ($25) at the Nov. and Dec. meetings. Be the first on your block to have one pasted in your car window