Winter is on its way once again, and the club has a number of events planned, including:
Loipers Dates for 2017
Tues 24 Jan – Xmas Meal – Bake One, Gosforth. Traditional Lebanese food. Bring your own wine or beer. Meet first at Gosforth Hotel (Junction of Gosforth High St and Salters Road).
Contact Nuala to book a place.
May (tba) – End of Season Social – food, wine, slide show – Wylam
19th/20th Aug – SnowSport England roller ski coaching and race weekend – Hetton Lyons Park, near Durham. Tyneside Loipers are organising this year. Contact Alan
Club Skiing Trips
6th to 15th Jan – Cross country skiing in the Pyrenees (with Exodus) – flights from NCL
15th to 22nd Jan – Telemark skiing in Cervinia, Italy (with Crystal Ski) - flights from NCL
13th to 19th Feb - Telemark skiing in Morillon, France - flights from NCL.
24th Feb to 5th March - cross country track skiing and off-track touring at Kvitavatn, Norway.
5th March to 10th March - Hut touring, Kvitavatn to Mosstrond. Contact Alan.
30th March to 10th April - Guided Telemark touring in the Lyngen Alps (arctic Norway). Contact Alan or Kevin.
More details are to be found in the latest newsletter.
If you want anymore information about roller skiing, get in touch with Alasdair.
Social events and trips to the climbing wall in Byker complete the line-up for the coming months.
As always, all are welcome to join in the fun. Check out our Facebook group 'Tyneside Loipers' to find out who is going skiing (summer or winter) locally. If you want to join us but don't have the necessary kit, we might be able to help. A list of club kit is in this word document.