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Powder 8s - Canadian Championships

February 23, 2013

Powder 8sThe Lake Louise Ski Area will be hosting Canada’s top powder skiers where timing, style and technical ability are combined to form this unique team event in powder snow.  Teams of two carve their way down Lake Louise’s steeps creating 8s in the untracked powder.

Never competed in a Powder 8 event before?  The concept is simple; teams of two carve their way down Lake Louise’s steeps creating 8s in the untracked powder.  The competition is judged on synchronization, dynamic/aggressive skiing and distance between team members.  The tracks are judged on roundness, symmetry and fall line.

 Note: This is an open event with no age categories.  Snowboarders may enter but must be aware that they will be competing with skiers.

Helmets and Beacons Mandatory

Don't own a beacon? Wilson Mountain Sports will provide a complimentary rental at check in.



Registration costs just $70.00 per team of 2  and includes lift tickets.

Online registration is now closed however you can still register on event day between 7:30am - 8:30am in the Sitzmark.



1st - 1 day Heli-Skiing Trip with Eagle Pass Heli-Skiing.

2nd - 2 night stay at Skoki Lodge.

3rd - 1 night stay at the Lake Louise Inn.



7:30am - 8:30am:  Registration in the Sitzmark.

8:30am - 9:00am: Mandatory competitors meeting.

9:00am - 11:15am: Ski and hike to competition location.

11:45am – 12:45pm: Qualifying round.

12:45pm – 2:00pm: Quarter final round.

2:00pm – 2:30pm: Semi final round.

2:30pm – 3:00pm: Final round.

4:30pm - 6:00pm: Awards and après ski in the Sitzmark Lounge.

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