COVID-19 Pandemic.

The 5Winds board has decided to suspend all in-person outings for the 2020/2021 ski/snowshoe season.                      This policy will be reassessed at the 2021 AGM.  Membership fees have been reduced for the coming year to $30 from $45.   

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The Five Winds Backcountry Ski Club is a four-season outdoor club.  During the winter months, we enjoy cross country skiing on marked, ungroomed wilderness trails, off-trail snowshoeing and winter camping.  Post COVID, each Sunday, from January to the end of March, a luxury coach will take us to different areas of our trail system.  During the spring, summer and fall, we enjoy activities such as hiking, backpacking, trail clearing, and camping.   Read more...

Upcoming Events show the next five events currently listed on the website. You can see a list of calendar events with new events posted on an ongoing basis here  It does not necessarily include events from the Members Only (paid membership) Google Group. 

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Click the "Join the Club" link above

New memberships may take a few days to activate.  If you need to sign up for the bus pre activation, do so as a guest, and we'll adjust the fee. Q's ?

Renew your membership

1.  Login (top left-hand corner of this page)
2.  Click Your  Name (top left-hand corner)
3.   Read instructions, then scroll down past Membership details
4.  Select the Renew to... button and fill form to payment


Donations are much appreciated  for the continued operation of the club and trail system. e.g. Website, insurance and trail maintenance.  As COVID-19 continues, maintenance of trails will likely be diminished as people stay home. 

Please note:  Five Winds Backcountry Ski Club is a Not for Profit, not a registered charity, therefore, receipts cannot be issued for income tax purposes.  Thank you for your support.

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News & Updates

Five Winds News:  Latest news about the Club (public website).

Club News:  Members Only section containing additional info for logged in Members

Bus Updates - Where we're going, space for walk-ons? 

Snow Updates - We receive frequent Snow Updates for the general vicinity of our trails, state of ice etc 

Trail Updates:  Logged in Members can read/post comments about trail status e.g. blow-downs spotted, chainsaw work needed, trail cleared, missing signs, etc.  

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