Beginner Ski Tour

  • 7 Mar 2024
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • The Grove
  • 1


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Beginner Ski Tour

Date: Thursday March 7, 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; Currant Way to Tangent to Pine Drops. Mistletoe to Meissner Shelter. We’ll check to see if the dragon is still there. Then ski back via Manzanita and Tangent. Total time on trail will be about 2-2.5hours with a total elevation change of about 300feet or so. Route subject to changed due to snow conditions and weather. Note: A few downhill sections require a snowplow for speed control.

What to Bring:

Ski Equipment:

Appropriate classic ski equipment for groomed tracks: 70 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: Thursday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

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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