Beginner Ski Clinic
*Sunday, February 20, 2023 – 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.*
Washington Crossing State Park Nature Center, Titusville, NJ (off NJ-29 on Washington Crossing-Pennington Road). For park information, click here or call the Nature Center at (609)737-0609.
The workshop is a 90-minute lecture and demonstration inside at the Nature Center followed by an hour on snow instruction outside (conditions permitting). Learn about the different types of equipment, what to look for in selecting your first pair, how to dress, basic seven skills, your first day on skis/snowshoes, and where to go. Handouts will be provided.
Open air pavilion with picnic tables available for lunch or gathering afterwards. If snow covered, an additional one-hour outdoor ski/snowshoe lesson will be offered. If not, trail maps are available for personal hiking on two miles of park trails. Participants must provide their own equipment for instruction on snow. Rentals of both skis and snowshoes are available at Big Bear Gear.
Website: www.bigbeargearnj.com Telephone: (609) 609-464-4784
Address: Rt. 29, 1874 River Road Lambertville, NJ
Workshop Co-instructed by Daniel Nurmi McAuliffe, PSIA (Langhorne PA) and Kevin Kavanaugh, Park Trail Maintenance (Ewing, NJ).
To reserve space or for more information, contact Daniel Nurmi McAuliffe,
Email: DNMcAuliffe@msn.com, Telephone: 215-741-6866.
We have curtailed our schedule of membership meetings due to the pandemic. We had one meeting in 2021 by videoconference. Kim Nitchman, who has skied in some spectacular destinations over the years, reported on her travels.
Membership Meetings 2019-20
Unless otherwise indicated, meetings are held at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library, 449 Halsey Road in Parsippany.
- October 22, 2019 (Tuesday) at 7pm
Program: Winter 4 Kids
presented by Jon Tversland, Program Director
- November 19, 2019 (Tuesday) at 7pm
**at Tony’s Pizzeria in Morris Plains**
Program: X-C Ski from A to Z
presented by Hans Peter Karlsen, Director
of High Point Cross-Country Ski Center
- January 21, 2020 (Tuesday) at 7pm
Program: Equipment demo by REI staff
- February 18, 2020 (Tuesday) at 7pm
Program: The New Jersey Highlands: Paradise Threatened
with award-winning film The Highlands Rediscovered
and speaker from the Highlands Coalition
- March 24, 2020 (Tuesday) at 7pm
Program: Members’ slide show of the season’s activities
NOTE: The March 24th meeting was CANCELLED due to library closing as coronavirus precaution.