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…

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN DAY TRIP – JAN 20, 2018

Join Sitzmark, Traverskis, and other MSC club members on a day trip to Spirit Mountain in Duluth on Saturday, January 20, 2018 for just $65! Non-club members may attend for $75. This unbeatable price for a day of skiing includes the lift ticket (which would be $55 at the ticket counter, www.spiritmt.com), deluxe coach bus…

TUESDAY WIPE-OUTS

Hi from Tuesday Wipe-outs! We’ve had a few fun fall activities, and ski season has started! A small group showed up at the Arboretum on October 3rd, and they had a great time hiking, viewing the fall flora and artwork on display, and enjoying lunch together. The Annual Fall Luncheon on October 17th was well attended as…

ULLR SKI, BIKE & SOCIAL CLUB

As the New Year rolls in, the Ullrs can reflect on a great summer of biking that extended into October, thanks to Mother Nature. Fall was another great season of hiking and looking at the beautiful Minnesota leaves. Winters is upon us now, and let’s hope Mother Nature is good to the skiers. The Ullrs…

Kjosfossen Waterfall on the Flam Railway

Elan Vital club news, highlights and plans 2017

In June, Sue Miller led a group on a summer adventure in Norway – it’s not just for skiing, you know – very popular with summer tourists as well. Sue has previously run some awesome trips to European destinations. And there’s more to come…she’s working on plans for a trip to Prague & Budapest in September 2018. Stay tuned.