MSC WINTER CARNIVAL 2020

2020 MSC WINTER CARNIVAL Hello everyone.  It looks like the Minnesota Twins are headed for the playoffs. And football season is well underway! Before you know it, the weather will cool off and start snowing! It is my pleasure to announce that MSC is returning to Indianhead, BigSnow Resort this next year. And by an…

SALT LAKE CITY SKI AREAS – BY BARRY ZEVAN

The MSC’s Red Eye skiers headed in January for Salt Lake City’s great adjacent ski areas are truly in for some of the world’s best skiing. Annually averaging 500-inches of mostly dry, white powder, the Wasatch Mountains, just east of Salt Lake City, house several first-class ski areas and resorts, all mostly within an hour’s…

3M SKI, SNOWBOARD & SOCIAL CLUB

The 3M Club Ski, Snowboard & Social Club is gearing up for Winter 2020 with several great trips! We are kicking off the ski/snowboard season with the MSC Winter Carnival at Big Snow Resort from January 3-5, 2020 We would love to have you join our club, sign up for the trip, and then head…

SKI HAWKS

The 2019-2020 Snow Season is around the corner! The Ski Hawks Season Kick-Off Party is on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Poor Richard’s Common House, 84th Street & Normandale in Bloomington, MN. The fun starts at 6:00 pm. $15 for members with prepaid dues and $20 for non-members. Please RSVP on MeetUp. We are planning…

The latest news of TUESDAY WIPEOUTS

Hi Tuesday Wipeouts and friends! We have had a fun summer with a great variety of activities! Recent events have included visiting the Sunken Cities exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, a tour of the Minnesota State Capitol, a hike at Theodore Wirth Park, a golf scramble, and several days of biking, kayaking, and…

ULLR SKI, BIKE & SOCIAL CLUB

Summer is over, but we Ullrs are left with wonderful memories:  Sommerfest at Orchestra Hall; Science Museum; The History Theater where we saw the play, “Glensheen”; Vikings at the Swedish Institute; and three bike/ potluck parties. Two away bike and golf trips were to Nisswa and Lanesboro. It was a rainy summer, but we still…

YODELERS

Summer is gone and fall’s spectacular colors lead us into our 2019- 2020 Ski Season of fun!   The Kick-Off for the Yodelers’ ski season will be the annual membership party on Wednesday, November 20th at DeGidio’s Restaurant in St. Paul. Come join us and get details of our local and western trips planned for…

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Posts from Ski Federation for 09/24/2019

NSCF Newsbeat September 2019 ♦ PEAK RESORTS SHAREHOLDERS APPROVE MERGER AGREEMENT FOR ACQUISITION BY VAIL RESORTS  ♦ 10 Resorts That Aren’t On Epic Or Ikon That You Should Know  ♦ HELICOPTER LOGGING OPERATIONS BRINGS GLADING TO THE LIFT 9 AREA  ♦ Steamboat Donates Half A Million Dollars to Yampa River Fund  ♦ Is Skiing the…

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Posts from Ski Federation for 09/03/2019

Creation and growth of Summit County’s ski areas shaped the mountain sports community  ♦ Aspen Skiing Co. applies to replace Big Burn chairlift at Snowmass  ♦ A Complete List of Every Mountain Vail Resorts Has Ever Purchased  ♦ Details On Mayflower Mountain Resort, Park City’s Newest, Emerge  ♦   Creation and growth of Summit County’s…

NSCF July-August Newsbeat

National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat July-August 2019   Delta Airlines Eliminates Fee for Sporting Equipment Including Bikes. Delta customers traveling with surfboards, bicycles, golf clubs, scuba gear and other large-sized sporting equipment will now be allowed to check them as part of their standard baggage allowance. More. SIA First Tracks Latest Round of Tariffs Would…

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2020 MSC WINTER CARNIVAL

Hello everyone.  The Minnesota Twins are having a good year. And it is already football season! Where did summer go? But soon it will be fall and then winter and time to look forward to the ski season. It is my pleasure to announce that MSC is returning Indianhead, BigSnow Resort this next year. And…

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Posts from Ski Federation for 07/23/2019

  Vail Resorts to Acquire Peak Resorts, Owner of 17 U.S. Ski Areas  ♦ Bariloche, Argentina Just Got Slammed With One of the Biggest Snowfalls in the Last 20-Years  ♦ Delta Airlines Eliminates Fee for Sporting Equipment Including Skis and Bikes  ♦ Top Reasons To Wear a Helmet When Skiing  ♦   Vail Resorts to…

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HIAWATHA BICYCLING CLUB, TOUR D’AMICO

July 4th Bike Ride Tour D’Amico – 20th Year What better way to celebrate Independence Day on the 4th of July than with a morning bike ride co-sponsored by the Hiawatha Bicycling Club (HBC) and D’Amico & Sons restaurant?  This will be the 20th year for the ride and it is a community event with…

BIG SKY, MONTANA – BY BARRY ZEVAN

Ullr and Red Eye Ski Club members headed for Big Sky, Montana this coming winter will be skiing and ‘boarding in an area very close to my heart. The memories are diverse and vivid and I hope sharing them, as follows, will add to the visit there. My first encounter with Big Sky was when…

BIG SKY 2020 ULLR SKI TRIP

BIG SKY 2020 ULLR SKI TRIP MSC skiers, save March 15-21 for a 2020 ski trip to Big Sky with the ULLR Ski, Bike and Social Club.  ULLR trip chairs Sharon Marini and Nancy Sand are planning a trip that will check many of what skiers like on a ski trip: 5,850 total skiable acres…

TUESDAY WIPEOUTS

A fabulous fun summer with the Tuesday Wipeouts has already begun! We have lots of fun events coming up, and have already enjoyed several! We had a lovely Spring Luncheon on May 14th at Jax Cafe. After our social time and meal we were treated to an informative presentation about raising bees for honey! Theodore Wirth Park was…

ULLR SKI, BIKE & SOCIAL CLUB

The Ullr Ski, Bike and Social Club is going strong! Election of officers for the 2019-2020 year has taken place,

Our 69th annual Spring Awards Banquet and dance was held in May. Ullr of the year is Mary Jane Hochstein. A ski racing medal was given to Torch Dorn by Brian Johnson and Ole Awards were presented. Congratulations to all! Then we danced to the KJ Quartet. Ullrs know how to have fun!

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Posts from Ski Federation for 06/25/2019

2022 Winter Olympics To Be Held On Mountains Where It Doesn’t Snow By: UnofficialNet It has been announced that Beijing, China will host the 2022 Winter Olympics. The only problem is that Beijing and the mountains where the ski events will be held receive basically no snowfall. In fact, the area that will be hosting the ski events averages a snowpack…

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Posts from Ski Federation for 06/11/2019

May-June NSCF Newsbeat  ♦ Fire at Mount Snow  ♦ World Cup Ski Racing to return to Killington Resort through 2020  ♦ May-June NSCF Newsbeat By Jo Simpson on Jun 08, 2019 10:06 pm National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat May-June 2019  Industry Advocates for Federal Action on Climate Change. A coalition of outdoor businesses and associations…

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Posts from Ski Federation for 04/02/2019

Meet Share Winter  ♦ Border War! Vermont vs. New Hampshire Skiing Part 1 – Waterville Valley  ♦ The Catalyst  ♦ Desert Love Affair  ♦ Utah Brings End to 86-Year-Old 3.2% Beer Law!  ♦ Meet Share Winter March 28, 2019 / SIA In an effort to help solve the issue of participation in our industry, to…

TRAVERSKI Ski, Sports & Social Club

Traverski members dressed in their finest threads to enjoy our annual Christmas Party on December 15th.  The party included a delicious buffet dinner, games with prizes, and dancing.  The Board also announced that Al Doyle was this year’s recipient of the Most Valuable Traverski Award.  Congratulations Al! Skiing opportunities have been plentiful for all those…

TUESDAY WIPEOUTS

Hi Tuesday Wipeouts and friends! Good morning! Here is this quarter’s installment of the TWO News! We have had a busy winter with lots of skiing, visiting, and enjoying lunches together. A great group of TWOs had lots of fun on the slopes at Beaver Creek in February! We loved our ski in-ski out condos…

ULLR SKI, BIKE & SOCIAL CLUB

Reflecting on the past winter, what more can a ski club want, but a ton of snow?? The Ullrs skied locally at both Welch Village and Afton Alps and there was great snow at both places. The Ullrs went to Whitefish, Montana for their western trip. As of the date I am writing this, Whitefish…

YODELERS SKI CLUB

ASPEN AND GIANTS RIDGE – 2019  Both western trips in 2019 were to Aspen – 45th year! The convenience of having four mountains just a bus ride away is just one reason Aspen is so appealing to the club. We arrived in Denver on our January trip right on time, eagerly awaiting the bus ride…