Gold Star Town of 100 Mile House, British Columbia

Cross Country Skis (Karhu Racers)

Cross Country Skis - postcard
Designer: Unknown

When Built: 1987

Dimensions:
Skis height: 39 Feet (12 Metres)
Poles height: 30 Feet (9 Metres)
Weight: 1,200 pounds

Construction Materials:
aluminum

Location:
At the Visitor Infocentre, West side of Highway 97 at Airport Road.

Reason for Building:

A community project to recognize area as a cross-country skiing centre of Western Canada.

Additional Information:

They were commissioned by ski manufacturer Karhu

They were dedicated on April 7, 1987 by Rick Hansen (Man in Motion)

Skiing is bigtime in this area. 100 Mile House has 125 miles (1,200 km) of machine groomed trails.

Information Sources: South Cariboo Chamber of Commerce

Picture Source: postcard provided by South Cariboo Chamber of Commerce

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Created By DMY on February 16, 1998
Last Updated: July 30, 2001