Ski Hawks Winter Park, 2023

Hello fellow skiers and boarders. Hard to think about ski trips now at the middle of August.   But if you want to go mountain skiing, now is the time to register for trips. Ski Hawks Ski and Social Club’s trip to Winter Park & Mary Jane is no exception. We are taking 30 ski lovers…

NATIONAL SKI COUNCIL FEDERATION NEWSBEAT AUGUST 2022

Vermont Ski Area Ditching Its Controversial Name. Suicide Six will become Saskadena Six to alleviate any negative impact the current name could have on visitors. More.  Ski Magazine Keystone Bergman Bowl Restoration Approved, But Lift Will Not Open for 2022-23. Work on Keystone Resort’s Bergman Bowl Express will move forward after the U.S. Forest Service…

SKI FEDERATION POSTS FOR 08/02/2022

U.S. SKI & SNOWBOARD ANNOUNCES MATT GNOZA AS FREESTYLE SPORT DIRECTOR  ♦ Gunstock’s future uncertain after resort’s entire management team resigns  ♦ The Best Time of Day to Fly to Avoid Cancellations, According to New Data  ♦   U.S. SKI & SNOWBOARD ANNOUNCES MATT GNOZA AS FREESTYLE SPORT DIRECTOR PARK CITY, UTAH (July 21, 2022)…

Ski Federation Posts for 07/12/2022

NSCF Newsbeat – July 2022  ♦ Top 10 Small Ski Resorts in North America for Powder Hounds  ♦ The Best Ways to Gain Airport Lounge Access, Depending on How You Travel ♦   NSCF Newsbeat – July 2022 By jo_simpson on Jul 12, 2022 12:34 am You’ll be charged to visit Europe from 2023. The…

Ski Federation Posts for 06/14/2022

NSCF Newsbeat – June 2022  ♦ Frog Fuel  ♦ 3 Unique & Fulfilling Career Paths for Anyone Who Enjoys Spending Time on the Slopes  ♦ Indy Pass Adds Six Cross-Country Ski Resorts, Launches $69 XC Pass  ♦ How Long Does It Take to Renew a Passport? ♦ All the Ways to Fly Private, Starting at…

Ski Federation Posts for 05/10/2022

  Parts of Utah’s Newest Ski Resort Could Open This Summer By Ian Wood | May 5, 2022 3:07 pm ET “So your activity during the day will be focused on the ski beach…your outdoor dining, watching the skiers come down, and really partaking. And then during the afternoon, it really shifts after après and goes to the…

National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat May 2022

Bode Miller Launches Peak Ski Company with Six New Ski Designs. Miller is launching a new venture, Peak Ski Company, a direct-to-consumer ski brand leading with a line of six all-mountain skis designed for skiers like you and me—which is to say, skiable by mortal enthusiasts. Miller is joined by co-founder Andy Wirth, most recently…

Ski Federation Posts for 04/12/2022

NSCF Newsbeat April 2022   By Jo Simpson  ♦ Bipartisan Caucus Aims to Support Ski Industry Threatened by Climate Change. Reestablished in 2014, the Ski and Snowboard Caucus brings awareness and creates bipartisan solutions to the social, economic and political issues of the ski and snowboarding industry, which is increasingly at risk of warming winters and…

YODELERS SKI CLUB TRIPS TO ASPEN – 2022

The Yodelers once again made their annual two trips to Aspen. Trip one began on January 15th with 25 Yodelers skiing the uncrowded slopes and enjoying temps in the 30s. Snow conditions were good and we received three-plus inches of snow on our last day to top off the trip. Some restaurants were closed and…

TRAVERSKI SKI AND SPORTS – ROCHESTER, MN.

Let’s catch up, shall we? Traverski is still alive and kicking. We took a western trip to Sun Valley early in February. We had a great group of people and enjoyed some beautiful blue bird days. February 22nd, some of us had a wonderful weekend in Whalen, MN, near Lanesboro, to cross-county and snowshoe. We…

BIG SKY 2022 – WE MADE IT!

After nearly four years of planning, with a break in the middle due to Covid, the 2022 ULLR Big Sky Ski Trip actually happened! Compared to the attempted 2020 trip, Co-Chairs Nancy S. and Sharon M. saw smiles on the faces of 42 ULLRs who came on the 2022 trip to Big Sky.  Thirty-two ULLRs…

YODELERS – GIANTS RIDGE BELOW ZERO IN 2022

[ GIANTS RIDGE BELOW ZERO IN 2022! FEBRUARY 18 – 20   Friday, 34 Yodelers jumped on the motorcoach headed to the Friendly Giant and the Quality Inn, downtown Virginia, MN, which became our home for 2 nights. Several nearby restaurants and watering holes offered good fun!   Saturday, the day started out at minus…

National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat March 2022

IKON Pass Adds Partner Resorts, Pass Options for 2022-23. Alterra Mountain Company unveiled the details for its 2022-23 Ikon Pass, which includes new pass product options, new partner resorts, and changes to access for several destinations. New partner resorts include Sun Valley, Idaho, and Snowbasin, Utah—which are defecting from Vail Resorts’ Epic Pass—and Chamonix Mont-Blanc…

Ski Federation Posts for 03/01/2022

MASTERFIT  ♦ As Share Prices Tumble, Wall Street Says Vail Needs to Clean Up Operations  ♦ It’s Been 29 Years Since Hollywood Made a Great Ski Flick and I’m Getting Impatient  ♦   MASTERFIT Thanks for inviting us to your club!  Ski and snowboard better today with Masterfit’s upgrade EZFit insoles and Eliminator Tongues. Get…

ULLR SKI, BIKE AND SOCIAL CLUB

The weather during the fall of 2021 was perfect for the many hikes and bike rides that our club enjoyed. At our general meeting on November 18th at the Bloomington Event Center, we were entertained by Elvis (Todd Anderson). He put on a wonderful show and involved the audience too. We kicked off the winter…