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  1. Andrea’s Christmas Wish List

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    Andrea’s Christmas Wish List

    When Andrea isn’t in store helping you get fitted for the winter season, she’s up on the mountains, Nordic skiing, herself! Starting at the tender age of 10, Andrea got hooked on the sport and has seen the Nordic Ski world evolve through the years. Her Nordic ski passion saw her also put in a number of years as a Hollyburn Lodge coach, and now has 2 inspired and talented sons following in her footsteps, in the XC Ski game. If you’re looking for some gift recommendations, Andrea’s are sure to delight any Nordic Skier! We asked her to pick a number of gifts under $120 that would be fitting for a Nordic ski enthusiast.

    Odlo Polyknit Hat – $25

    Whether you’re on the trail or watching from the sidelines, these warm and technical Thermo Air fabric-blend headbands provide fast-drying and highly breathable properties to ensure perfect moisture management.

    Andrea “Great hat for when you’re skiing and works well in all temperatures!”

    Uniform Knit Cuff Beanie – $32

    A staple for everyday wear‚ classic cuffed beanie with a slightly tall fit and custom logo patch, inspired by classic workwear. Offered in a rainbow of solid, heathered, and marl colors.

    Material: 100% Acrylic

    Andrea “After you ski, you’re going to need a nice warm hat, and this is a perfect hat!”

    Hiker Micro Crew Cushion – $34

    This Micro Crew has earned a hallowed place in the hearts of many a through-hiker who demand more from a sock. Comfort, durability and fit that never rests.

    Material: 59% Merino Wool, 39% Nylon, 2% Lycra® Spandex

    Andrea “Guaranteed for life, enough said!

    Klean Kanteen Insulated Caffee Bottle – Coast Outdoors 16oz – $44.75

    The vacuum insulated TKWide bottle was created with versatility, portability and performance to create the best water bottle, coffee mug, sport bottle and insulated cup in one package. The 16oz TKWide comes with the leak proof Café Cap with easy-carry swivel loop and features our TK Closure™ internal thread design. Easily transition between other TKWide caps including the vacuum insulated Loop Cap which creates a full stainless steel interior and increases thermal performance, or the Straw Cap which makes hydration easy.

    Andrea “The handle is absolutely brilliant to carry around your hot drinks!”

    Insulated Drink Belt – $90

    Insulated Drink belt that holds 1 liter of liquid and keeps it from freezing or keeps it warm. Zipper compartment on top to store food and media.

    Andrea “Always hydrate! Enough room for your cork and extra wax. So important!”

    WINDSTOPPER® Race Tracker – $95

    A short glove with a close fit and neoprene cuff. Few seams in the palm to avoid chafing. Made of machine washable GORE® WINDSTOPPER® Breeze and Chamude. Fleece lining for extra warmth.

    Andrea Windstopper with a warm lining, makes it a top pick! 

    Bliz Fusion Shades – $114

    Fusion sports glasses are designed to maximize your performance. Ready for demanding sports and endless scenarios thanks to its jawbone technology.

    Andrea “Keep those snowflakes off the face! Perfect for dull days… and you look hot!”

  2. 2020 Nordic Ski Season

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    Wax Clinics, XC Demo Days and a whole bunch of Nordic Ski events!

    Cypress Mountain, Whistler Olympic Park and Callaghan Country are almost ready for us and we are so excited for the season ahead!

    If you’re looking for some racing action, we have a host of events and races listed on our calendar here.

    Nordic Ski Wax Clinic

    We will be hosting Nordic Ski Wax Clinics, at Coast Outdoors, on December 5th, January 15th & February 13th.⁠

    Registration open for all events.

    The course covers the basics of waxing for both classic AND skate skiing, types of waxes, powders, etc – and answering all of your questions.

    December 5th 7-9pm – Bob Putnam

    January 15th 7-9pm – Graham Maclean

    February 13th 7-8pm – Bob Putnam


    Cypress Nordic Demo DayDecember 7th, Salomon, Fischer, Rossignol and KV Plus will all be at the Cypress Nordic Demo day. Registration is free and automatically enters you in to a draw to win a Salomon Ski boot bag. Sign up here



    Coast Outdoors XC Tuesday Night Race


    In the winter we host cross-country ski races at Cypress Mountain.

    Want something to do to keep you fit, or to meet new people? Want to get outside, get fit, have fun? Come and join us every Tuesday night up Cypress Mountain in the Nordic area!


    Jan 7 – March 10, 2020

    Registration 6pm & Race start 7pm at Hollyburn Lodge

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