Intermediate Ski Tour

  • 13 Mar 2024
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Meissner Sno-Park


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CONC IntermediateSki Tour

Forecast calls for sun – a good day for skiing.

Date: Wednesday March 13, 2024, 1-5 PM

Destination: Meissner Sno-Park

Skill Level: Intermediate

Category: Classic, Groomed Trails

Duration: 2.5-3 hours on the trail, approximately 30 min drive time each way to destination from Bend.

Route: A 6+ mile loopon groomed trails; Climb Tangent to Manzanita to Larkspur. Descend to Snowbush and climb to Tangent. Climb Tangent Loop to Swampy intersection. Descend Tangent Loop (south leg) skiing back to Meissner. Total time on trail will be about 2.5-3hours with a total elevation change of about 460+feet 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

Sno-park permit required to park at Meissner sno-park.


Weather Forecast & Conditions:

Forecast at time of posting:


Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind around 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

Meeting time/place:

1:00 PM – Carpooling: Meet at Bend Parks and Recreation 799 SW Columbia (by the kayak round-a-bout) at 8:30 AM

1:30 PM – Anticipated arrival at Meissner Sno-Park. Meet at sign board Kiosk.

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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