BRIDGES Cross-Country Skiing Day Excursion


Join us in promoting Syilx Youth to reconnect to the tmuxwlaxw (the land) and revitalize knowledge of the timixw (all life-forms)

Have fun on the land!

Free event. Open to all Syilx youth and all levels of x-country skiing!

Come out and learn how to or improve your x-country ski skills. We will be spending time with Syilx land leaders and practicing land-based skills learning:

  • How to track animals;
  • Local medicinal plants;
  • nsyilxcen terms and placenames;
  • How to light winter fires

Packing List:

i. Sun Protection: lip balm, sunscreen, sun glasses
ii. Layers: Jacket (water resistant material), insulating mid-layer (vest or sweater, fleece is good), pants, gloves, hat, warm-dry socks (avoid cottons and jeans). If youth don’t have certain clothing we can help track down for them!
iii. Water Bottle

*X-Country Ski Equipment will be provided. Please inform registration of participants foot size for boots.

Event Date:
January 27, 2018

Event Time:
9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Event Location:
Nickel Plate Nordic Centre (Past Apex Mountain Resort)

Event Map:


To register and more info on transportation contact: Sally Holmes, BRIDGES Skills Mentor
t: 250-300-6581