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Dan Evans

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Norquay Run Origins: Eddie Hunter

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hEaD Hunter – Eddie Hunter and 91 years of Norquay

Much like a sports team retires a jersey, Mt Norquay likes to honour some of our Bow Valley Pioneers that have been closely tied to our success and history. We will be featuring just a few of the many characters that helped us make it to our 91st birthday.

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Never skied? Part 2

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Part 2: What gear and clothes do I need?

With Mt Norquay’s first Toonie day coming up on December 14 we wanted to highlight the gear you need to not only get out on the slopes, but also be comfortable!

Skiing is my favourite activity in any season. The feeling is hard to describe, but once you’ve figured out the mechanics it’s like flying in a winter postcard. Who wouldn’t want that? Of course total freedom on the slopes takes years of practice, but an instructor can hugely accelerate that learning.
If you want to try out this sport here’s a quick checklist of the gear needed for skiing:

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lessons for all ages

Never skied? Part 1

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Discovery clinics at Mt Norquay

Have you wanted to try skiing but it seems a bit overwhelming with all the gear and equipment that’s needed?
Mt Norquay is promoting mountain sport through some special try skiing and snowboarding days called Discovery Clinics. Specially designed to introduce adults (16 and up) to skiing or snowboarding. Stay tuned for these special edition events here and book early as they will fill up quickly.

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