SKI HAWKS

Ski time is approaching! Ski Hawks’ Kick-Off will be held Saturday, October 6th at the Cherokee Tavern on Smith Ave. in West St. Paul. There will be a hors d ‘Oeuvres bar filled with a great variety of appetizers. The cost at the door for members and non-members is $20.00. Pre-register on-line (http://mnskihawks.org) and pay the Ski Hawks’ $25…

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HIAWATHA BICYCLING CLUB NEWS

Hiawatha Bicycling Club (HBC) is a recreational riding club. Our core value is providing friendly rides and opportunities to create lasting friendships. Our ride leaders and volunteers create this inclusive environment. All are welcome on rides, you do not need to be a Club Member, but supplemental insurance is only provided on your first Club…

TRAVERSKI Ski, Sports & Social Club

We Traverski members have had an action-packed year having both fun and volunteering in the community. Traverski has its own Adopt-a Highway stretch that members get together and clean up, then go out for supper and see who found the most interesting items. Another popular volunteer event is Channel One Food Bank where you never…

TUESDAY WIPEOUTS

Fun in the Sun for the Wipeouts Despite a rainy start to summer, the Tuesday Wipeouts found plenty of opportunity to soak up the rays and have fun in the sun. June found 15 members swinging clubs at a little white ball at our annual golf outing. Whether anyone hit the ball and how far…

ULLR Ski, Bike & Social Club

The Ullrs had a great biking season, even with some biking scheduled for October. After biking season, the Ullrs have hikes in October and November throughout the Twin Cities. Starting in December, skiing will begin at both Welch Village and Afton Alps and continue throughout the winter. If Mother Nature cooperates, there will be opportunities…

YODELERS SKI CLUB

Summer’s hot temps are behind us! Now let’s enjoy the changing colors of fall. Our favorite season for skiing will follow. Yodelers Ski Club will enjoy two ASPEN ski trips that are available to all MSC club members for the 2018-2019 Ski Season! Yodelers’ spring party in May was a fun evening recapping last ski…

Posts from Ski Federation for 09/25/2018

NSCF Newsbeat September 2018 ♦ J Skis highlights 2018-19 limited edition artwork in video series ♦ Why Trump’s Tariffs Could Be Bad For Skiers ♦ How We Determine the Best Skis of the Year ♦ The 13 Best Skis of the Year ♦ NSCF Newsbeat September 2018 By Jo Simpson on Sep 23, 2018 04:45 pm September 2018 United introducing…

Posts from Ski Federation for 06/26/2018

The top 10 videos of 2018, thus far ♦ 9 Travel Nightmares Your Insurance Won’t Cover ♦ The Top 20 Ski Resorts In North America With The Most Lifts ♦ This Tiny Device Pairs Your Wireless Headphones with the In-Flight Entertainment System ♦ 10 Essential Multipurpose Tools for Travel ♦ Denver’s Alterra Mountain Co. to buy Utah’s Solitude Mountain Resort ♦…

Posts from Ski Federation for 08/21/2018

HOW LONG DOES A PAIR OF SKIS LAST?: PART 1 ♦ 2019 Snowboard, Freestyle And Free Ski World Championships To Showcase New Winter Olympic Sports ♦ Waterville Valley to Host 2019, 2021 U.S. Alpine Championships ♦ Vail Resorts buys Mars, plans intergalactic luxury ski resort ♦ Steamboat History Full of Western Lore, Pioneering Spirit ♦ Weekend Watch: Colorado’s abandoned ski…

Posts from Ski Federation for 08/14/2018

Nonprofit Plans to Install Avalanche Forecasting Devices in Tetons ♦  Should We Pay Ski Patrollers More? ♦ NSCF August Newsbeat ♦ VOLCANO ERUPTS AT CHILEAN SKI RESORT ♦ Nonprofit Plans to Install Avalanche Forecasting Devices in Tetons The Grand Teton National Park Foundation hopes to raise funds for the $25,000 project by September 1st. August 2, 2018 By POWDER In recent…

Posts from Ski Federation for 06/19/2018

Hopper Now Has ‘Secret Fares’ You Can’t Find Anywhere Else Online ♦ How to Keep Your Data Safe While Traveling ♦ Summertime shred: Six South American ski trips that make yearlong winter a reality ♦ Shred the land down under: Nine reasons to ski Australia ♦ Hopper Now Has ‘Secret Fares’ You Can’t Find Anywhere Else Online by KATHERINE LAGRAVE…

Yodelers 2018-2019 Ski Season

Start dreaming about flying down the slopes of Winter!      Yodelers Ski Club will enjoy two ASPEN ski trips that are available to all MSC club members for the 2018-2019 Ski Season!   The Yodelers’ annual membership party is Wednesday, November 14th at DeGidio’s Restaurant in St. Paul. Come and get details of the local and…

Yodelers Club News

The Yodelers’ two western trips in 2018 were to Aspen. Great lift ticket prices and super accommodations at the Aspen Mountain Lodge were deciding factors. Being able to cross the street and hop on a bus to go to any of the four mountains is also a plus. The January trip was very short on…

ULLR Ski, Bike & Social Club News

Three weeks after the epic April Minnesota snow storm, the Ullrs were out riding on the start of the biking season. On May 5th, nineteen Ullrs met at the Hopkins Depot in perfect biking weather. Some rode 15 miles others went 12 miles. The Ullrs are now biking every Thursday morning during the summer, most…

Posts from Ski Federation for 06/12/2018

For mid-size ski areas, Vail Resorts ensures a lucrative future ♦  6 Passport Rules for Faster Renewal ♦ Alterra Mountain Co., entrepreneur at odds over “Ikon” trademark ♦ The 5 Most Livable Ski Towns in the USA ♦ For mid-size ski areas, Vail Resorts ensures a lucrative future June 8, 2018 by Sam Taggart In Ludlow, Vermont, the news spread between…

Posts from Ski Federation for 06/05/2018

10 U.S. Airports Pilots Don’t Like Flying Into FIS Confirms 2018-19 World Cup Calendar Vail Resorts to acquire Crested Butte, three other resorts The art of ski tuning: 10 must-have essentials for your at-home repair kit Pro Skiers Are Maximizing Shorter Winters With Dry Land Training — and Lobbying The Top 9 East Coast Ski…

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…

Prague

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.

Winter Park Lodging

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…

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…

Prague

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…