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Posts from Ski Federation for 05/29/2018

Updates from Ski Federation National Ski Council Federation In the 05/29/2018 edition: 8 Travel Safety Tips You Probably Ignore (But Shouldn’t) Skiing Grandparents Play Major Role Introducing Grandkids To Winter Sports Skiing Grandparents Play Major Role Introducing Grandkids To Winter Sports 10 Airport Apps You’ll Actually Use   8 Travel Safety Tips You Probably Ignore…

Family Skier Newsletter

Family Ski Tips Finding Deals Ski Resorts Skiing Gear Nordic Skiing Latest Posts How to Keep Your Feet Warm While Skiing Nothing can ruin a perfect skiing experience faster than cold and achy feet — with the possible exception of a hard fall. Frozen toes are a common problem that almost every skier … Best Ski…

Recap for 2018 MSC Winter Carnival at Big Snow Resort

This year the Midwest Sport/Ski Council went to Indianhead Mountain Resort in Michigan.  Two years ago, Blackjack purchased the neighboring ski resort of Indianhead.  Thereafter, the twin resorts became known as Big Snow Resort.  And not only did the MSC change the venue for this year’s Winter Carnival, it changed the timing.  From time immemorial,…

ULLR Ski, Bike & Social Club News

After a good ski season with snow in Minnesota and also a western ski trip to Winter Park, we are now approaching biking season. The biking will begin in May with a kick-off ride on May 5th from the Hopkins Depot. The Ullrs bike almost every Thursday in the summer from the Lynnhurst parking lot…

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Vienna, Budapest and Prague – by Barry ZeVan

Midwest Sportsters (especially Alpine skiers) fortunate enough to participate in this coming September’s trip to Vienna, Budapest and Prague will hopefully be able to reserve at least part of one day of the Vienna leg of the trip to visit the birthplace of downhill skiing, as we know it, in nearby Lilienfeld, Austria, just 40…

Blood Clots and Travel: What You Need to Know

More than 300 million people travel on long-distance flights (generally more than four hours) each year.1 Blood clots, also called deep vein thrombosis (DVT), can be a serious risk for some long-distance travelers. Anyone traveling more than four hours, whether by air, car, bus, or train, can be at risk for blood clots.

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WINTER PARK – APR 7 -11, 2018

The Ski Hawks have a spring trip scheduled to Winter Park, April 7 -11, 2018 (Saturday to Wednesday).  We have a value-priced trip with slope-side lodging and the potential to ski 5 days. Trip pricing is $ 900, based on 25 person minimum (possible fuel surcharges). A La Nina is forecast for this year with colder…

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Posts from Ski Federation for 03/27/2018

Updates from Ski Federation National Ski Council Federation In the 03/27/2018 edition: This One Graphic Will Help You Decide Which Pass To Buy Next Season Ode to Spring It’s been an exciting World Cup season.  AN ODE TO A PATROLLER   This One Graphic Will Help You Decide Which Pass To Buy Next Season By…

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VIENNA, BUDAPEST & PRAGUE

VIENNA, BUDAPEST & PRAGUE September 12 – 23, 2018 Vienna, Budapest and Prague, some of the grand capitals of the past. Back in the 1800s, British aristocracy would embark on tours of the Grand Capitals of Europe, and these cities were always included. From the grandeur, splendor and opulence of Vienna, to a trip down…

Tuesday Wipeouts Ski Club News

Hi Tuesday Wipeouts and friends! I’m looking at another Sportster deadline so here is this quarter’s installment of the TWO News! We have had a busy winter with lots of skiing, visiting, and having lunch together. Aspen Snowmass was our mountain destination this year. We loved our ski in-ski out condos, hot tubs, and party…