With Covid restrictions now largely lifted, we are optimistic that the following activities will go ahead as normal. However please act responsibly and take reasonable precautions to avoid Covid transmission. Stay healthy. Watch this space and keep in touch.
Loipers Dates for 2021
Thursday 21st Oct – Loipers AGM – to be held online. Zoom invite and agenda coming soon by email (contact Charlie).
Thursday 13th January (tbc) – New Year meal at The Badger, Ponteland. Contact Alan.
Saturday 15th January – First Aid and Safety course for skiing in the hills. Contact Carl. Details here.
19th to 26th February 2022 – Club trip to Hovringen, Rondane area, Norway. Contact Neil. More details on the News pages.
26th Feb to 6th March – Hut touring in the Rondane area of Norway. Contact Neil.
27th Feb to 5th March 2022 – Club trip to Dalseter, Norway (part of the GB Nordic 2). Contact Vivienne or Alan. (GB Nordic season continues until 17th March.) Details here.
5th to 12th March – Venabu, Norway, Rondane area. Great hotel, great skiing with optional guiding programme. Contact person to be agreed. More on Venabu website.
20th to 27th March – Snowsport England On-Snow coaching week at Nordseter Norway. Info here. Contact Gwenda.
20th to 27th March – Telemark coaching week with Telemark Tracks, Val d’Isere. Contact Alan.
27th March to 3rd April – Hut touring in the Vanoise (French Alps) with Pyrenees Odyssey (Telemark or Alpine Touring). Contact Alan.
3rd to 5th June (advance notice) – 3-day Rollerski Festival based at the Brownlee Track in Leeds.
Regular updates are sent via the Loipers group email list.
Watch out for details of our regular pub meets (Covid regulations permitting).
For more information about roller skiing, get in touch with Allie or Mike.
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 given here.