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Our Club at a Glance

Vice President's Welcome

Welcome to the Melbourne Nordic Ski Club web page. We are a friendly and social club. I would like to extend a warm invitation for you to join us in one of our many cross-country ski activities. Why not come along to one of our club nights or send us an email.

The Club is based in Melbourne, with most members residing in the metro area and many members from other areas. We have family, single and student members.

Members participate in a broad range of ski activities including day trips, ski weekends, ski touring, snow camping, ski orienteering and ski racing. Club activities, including lessons, cater for all levels of skiing experience. We especially welcome first-time skiers.

Our Web site contains further information about our club nights, ski activities and how to contact us. Looking forward to meeting you.

John Banks, Vice President

About the Club

Melbourne Nordic Ski Club Inc. is a friendly club and welcomes new members. Established in 1978, the Club has grown from a nordic racing club into a club with a broad focus encompassing the whole spectrum of cross country skiing. The Club is built around the activities of its members, who range from novice skiers to elite racers.

We participate in a range of cross-country ski activities including trail-skiing, snow-camping and back country skiing, racing and ski orienteering.

Whatever the activity, we promote minimal impact skiing, and care for our alpine environments. And we take snow safety seriously.

We are a non-profit organisation with members of all ages and from all parts of the Melbourne metropolitan area. We are not a commercial enterprise.

The Club tries to keep costs reasonable. Accommodation ranges from tents, huts, holiday units to lodges.

Our monthly meetings held during the winter months, usually feature a speaker on skiing or a related topic. They're also a great opportunity to meet people, and get tips and advice on trips and equipment.

Socialising is an important part of Club life.