We express a sincere Thank You to..
1. Our fabulous volunteer chef Everett Cooper of Field’s own “Truffle Pigs Bistro”
2. And our 2 wonderful volunteer prep cook/servers: Helen Barry & Maggie Fields
This is no small task to cook for 80-100 people and pull it off without a wrinkle (all while also cooking for a wedding party at the Pigs)!
- Thank you to the Truffle Pigs & Staff for sharing their chef
- GFS (Gordon Food Service) for donating $250.00 of food
- Helpers Marla/JP, Rachel/Laurie, Sophie, and Anja for taking care of the kids’ table and their special meal
- Emerald Lake Lodge for funding the ski trails at Emerald Lake
- Columbia Basin Trust for buying 1/2 our new Skidoo
- To all $100.00+ donations to the Trail of $kees = $1,160.00
- To all our MEMBERS — 85 strong this year
- Donation boxes to date = $1,190.00
The supporters who donated door prizes & auction items: Pierre Lemire, Bruce Bembridge, Kicking Horse Ski Club, Trail Sports in Canmore, Friends of Yoho, and Emerald Sports & Gifts
THANK YOU EVERYONE! And especially to…
Everett, Helen, and Maggie who made this all happen!
A Little History
We started the Club back in December 1988 with the initiative of Mike Furfaro, Gerry Cook, Denise & Marilyn Toulouse. Emerald Lake was the first area in Yoho to be track set & Emerald Lake Lodge and Parks Canada were our original sponsors, to be joined by The Friends Of Yoho and The Columbia Basin Trust.
We opened our little store “Emerald Sports”, with cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals at the same time.
Over the years the Club raised funds through memberships, annual dinners, silent auctions, donations from businesses, individuals and 5 donation boxes on our cross-country trails. These funds would mostly pay someone to groom trails and buy necessary equipment.
We are proud to say we have raised the level of cross-country skiing in Yoho. We took care of 30 kilometres of trails and with Parks Canada, we helped build the Connector ski trail in the early 90’s linking the town of Field to Emerald Lake. In the spring of 2010 we decided to let Parks Canada take over the track setting as they do in all the other mountain parks but since then, due to the National Budget, they have quit track setting in Yoho altogether. The KHSC is back in track—setting trails with the help of our generous sponsors, Trail of $kees, donation boxes, and skier support! Thank you.
Please drop us an email — we would love to hear from you.
Denise/Mike & Marilyn/Bruce
Field, BC is 20 minutes West of Lake Louise, Alberta and 45 minutes East of Golden, BC in YOHO National Park. The quaint little town of Field offers many opportunities for Accommodation – Check out www.field.ca