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ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA NAMES 2008 NATIONAL SKI PETITION TEAM
Canmore, AB – THE ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL SKI MOUNTAINEERING TEAM FOR 2007-2008. These individuals have participated in a series of sanctioned competitions across Canada over the winter of 06/07 to earn this honour. They will now be able to represent Canada at International Competitions.
Team members will be vying for a position to race for their country at the World Championships in Portes du Soleil, Switzerland, in late February 2008.
The ACC is the recognized National Federation for the sport of ski mountaineering competition in the country. It registered athletes for the 2007 race series, tracked results, provided officials, insurance and volunteers for the events. Overall series winners and ranking champions were determined on a points basis, per international rules.
Complete results and points calculations for all events in this inaugural Canadian ski mountaineering race series are available on The Alpine Club of Canada website http://www.alpineclubofcanada.ca/ccc/results.html
WildSnow.com publisher emeritus and founder Lou (Louis Dawson) has a 50+ years career in climbing, backcountry skiing and ski mountaineering. He was the first person in history to ski down all 54 Colorado 14,000-foot peaks, has authored numerous books about about backcountry skiing, and has skied from the summit of Denali in Alaska, North America’s highest mountain.