GKHAT Parent Update

Posted by Golden Kicking Horse Alpine Team (GKHAT) on Nov 22 2017 at 07:57PM PST

Hello GKHAT families!

I hope you are all getting excited for the start of another great winter and another great GKHAT season! This email is an update with some important info as everyone gets to planning the winter ahead including a Schedule of events, Officials Level 1 course, Christmas camps and more.


To help in planning your winter we have included below a list of events below including away races and important dates for our GKHAT season.   A few important highlights:

Parent information meeting: December 9, 7 pm at Mount 7 Rec Plex

  • Important info about our seasons events, daily schedule, volunteering, Board positions, and more.

First weekend of the GKHAT program: Dec 15-17

Kicking Horse Kootenay Zone Race: March 3-4

  • For the first time GKHAT is hosting a Kootenay Zone Race.
  • This race is for U12 and U14 athletes and is part of a series of races around our BC Alpine Zone.
  • Teams from Red Mountain Whitewater, Fernie, Lake Louise and more will be in attendance. This is a big step for our club and we are very excited for this opportunity.
    For a full schedule, please get the PDF from this link.

Officials Level 1 course: December 17

On Sunday December 17th BC Alpine Officials Chair Mark Schwenck will be at Kicking Horse to check out our venue for the March 3-4 zone race and to deliver the Officials Level 1 course. This course is an introduction to the rules of ski racing and gives parents the basic knowledge needed to assist in putting on and officiating a ski race. If you are interested in getting involved and helping GKHAT to host races now and in the Future please sign up! The course will take place Sunday afternoon and takes about 3 hours. Click this link to register!

Christmas Camps

If you would like to register for Christmas camps this season the dates are below as well as a link to register.

  • Dec. 22-23 Christmas camp 1
  • Dec. 28-30 Christmas camp 2

Follow this link to register.


Group lists will be sent out to all at the start of December. If you have requests that were not put on your original registration, no guarantees, but we may still be able to accommodate. Email

Ryan Ford
GKHAT Head Coach


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