Beginner Ski Tour

  • 27 Feb 2024
  • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • The Grove
  • 1


  • Ski loop on groomed tracks at Meissner SnoPark

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CONC Beginner Ski Tour

Date: Tuesday February 27, 2024

Destination: Meissner Sno-Park

Skill Level: Beginner

Category: Classic, Groomed Trails

Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours on the trail, approximately 30 min drive time each way to destination from Bend.

Route: An easy 3.5-4.0miles on groomed trails; Lodge Pole loops to Ponderosa, then connecting via Pine Drops to Mistletoe to Meissner Shelter. We’ll check to see how the dragon is doing. Then ski back via Manzanita and Tangent . Total time on trail will be about 2-2.5hours with a total elevation change of about 300 feet or so. Route subject to changed due to snow conditions and weather.

What to Bring:

Ski Equipment:

Appropriate classic ski equipment for groomed tracks: 65 mm width skis or less to fit in the tracks.  Wider skis are OK, but they will not fit in the tracks so you will be skiing in the skating lane.‘


- Clothing to match the forecasted conditions; Proper winter clothing (no cotton)!

- Water, snack.

- A smile


Weather Forecast & Conditions:

Forecast at time of posting indicates snow will pass through Sunday into Monday. Tuesday (ski day) may be a mix of snow and sun. Wednesday another system of snow/rain moves through.

Meeting time/place:

9:00 AM - Meet at the Grove in Bend (NW Crossing) for a bit of socializing & coffee drinking, arrange carpooling, sign waivers

9:30 AM - Leave promptly for destination

10:00 AM – Anticipated arrival at Meissner Sno-Park

Note: If you plan on driving directly to Meissner please inform the trip leader.

Trip Limit: 8

Waitlist: Yes

Leader: Charlie Cornish, email: - Contact leader for additional information or questions.

The Central Oregon Nordic Club, PO Box 744, Bend, OR 97709, is chapter of the Oregon Nordic Club, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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