e-News December 16 | Officials courses | Race Admin | Ski Around | Holiday Ski Apres | Team Photos |

Posted by Whistler Mountain Ski Club on Dec 30 2022 at 11:13AM PST in 2022-2023

Officials Course Level 1 | December 17

Sign up now for the introduction to ski racing course (otherwise known as the Level 1 Officials Course).
You don’t have to have any experience in ski racing; in fact, you don’t even have to be a skier. Come out and learn about what goes into making a ski race happen – on hill and off hill.

This is a great way for parents new to the club to learn about what your kids are doing. And it is an important course to help you understand where you can best volunteer for our Whistler Mountain Ski Club hosted events.

Date: Saturday, December 17th
Time: 8:30 am
Location: WMSC Club Cabin (2028 Rob Boyd Way, Creekside)
Cost: $16
Instructors: Graham Ross and Stan Kranjc
Registration Link: Level 1 Officials Course
National Officials Database Registration

Race Admin 101 national course| December 17th

We at the Whistler Mountain ski club, have a goal to make the Race Administrator role more approachable and available to all. This is such an foundational role to any ski race and we are looking to train up the next generation of great RAs!

With this, we are bringing in one of the best in the country, Phyllis Kennedy, to facilitate a race administration course focus on running national level races. Phyllis has run races at all levels and will be coming back in march to be our lead Race Administrator for the NorAm Cup finals event. This event is open to all and will follow the officials level 1 training that will be taking place in the morning of the same day.

Date : Saturday, December 17th
Time: 1pm to 5pm
Location: WMSC Club Cabin (2028 Rob Boyd Way, Creekside)
Cost: Free
Registration Link: Race Admin 101

2022 Holiday Break Camps | Team Photos |

Just a reminder the dates of the 2 camp during the holidays break. These days are available to all age WMSC groups, free of cost. Just make sure to mark you attendance through TeamPages so your Lead Coaches can staff accordingly.

Holiday Camp 1 – December 19 to 21st
Holiday Camp 2 – December 27 to 30th.

Wednesday, December 28th is Team Photo, see you there.

During the the Holiday break the office will be open December 14th to 20th and back on Wednesday, December 28th

Ski Around with Rob Boyd | Wed, Dec 28th

Learn about our venue and keep the hill safe – The Dave Murray National Training center is our world class facility. Come out on December 28th for an orientation of the center with the one and only Rob Boyd. Ski around with Rob and get to know about the center, how to care for a course and the safety systems that we put in place. Click here to sign up and scroll to the bottom of the sign up page.

Meeting Place: WMSC Timing Hut
Time: 10 am to 1 pm
Cost: Free
Sign up here

Holiday Après on December 28th

We invite you all to come by the ski club cabin for an Après social on Wednesday, December 28th from 4pm to 6pm. This is open to all aged members, current and past, so please stop in, share a story, meet someone new and enjoy the community spirit

Our partner evo and the Journeyman Lodge have extended a terrific early season offer to our membership!

We’re pretty stoked about the local snowfall these days and would love to extend a deep discount to the WMSC membership in anticipation of our Opening Weekend and Holiday Season at Journeyman Lodge as follows…

Take $75 off each night on Journeyman Lodge opening weekend and holiday season reservations…

Nightly Packages INCLUDE ● Off-the-grid accommodation ● All meals for each night booked (après-ski appetizers & a 3-course dinner, with a continental breakfast & bagged lunch + hot & cold non-alcohol beverages) ● Return luggage transfer service (40lbs per guest + an extra set of equipment scheduled for Noon from base to lodge, 10:00am from lodge back to base) ● Use of lodge amenities including our Scandinavian Sauna, guest toboggans, & snowshoes. *These prices DO NOT INCLUDE Ski Callaghan Admission or gratuities. *Please note these packages are based on an independent trek along the 13km route to and from the Solitude Valley where Journeyman Lodge is located: Click Here for details on the adventure into the lodge.

Dates currently available: Dec 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, & Jan 2, 3, 4, 5
Password protected rate (case sensitive)* ACCESS CODE: 22evoturkey*
Click Here to book your adventure now! Should anyone have any questions, please feel welcome to contact our super helpful Adventure Crafters, Nick and Will, at the Callaghan Adventure Desk: 604.938.0616 or

Calling Volunteers for U16 Race| January 14 ant 15

The U16 Coast Race will be held on January 14th and 15th on the Dave Murray National Training Centre (Ptarmigan). We need many volunteers throughout the weekend (on hill and off hill) to make this race successful for every athlete participating. It takes about 70 volunteers each day to make these races happen so let’s see you all out there!

There are plenty of volunteer opportunities on hill and off hill so we can find something for everyone. Please email with your interest and availability. Some of the openings include – assistant starter, manual timers, bib collectors, scoreboard, gate judges, course crew, slip crew, equipment organization in garbo hut, race office, awards, timing, and race write-up.

We need all of you to make this race happen.

2023-24 WMSC HH Team Uniforms Try On Night | Sat, January 7th

We will host a uniform try-on night on Saturday, January 7th from 3 pm to 6 pm at the Club Cabin Lounge

A HH Representative will be in attendance if you have any questions about sizing, fabrics, etc.

p=. Please note that next season’s uniforms are pre-ordered by Wednesday, January 25h and they are ready for pick up until December.


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