The 2017 Far West Ski Association’s “Spring Fling” Mini Ski Trip will be held at Sun Peaks Resort / Nancy Greene’s Cahilty Hotel and Suites, British Columbia, Canada, March 21st to 26th. Sun Peaks Resort offers incredible access to cross-country skiing, downhill skiing and snowboarding. Sun Peak's European-style village is nestled at the center of the resort’s three mountains which features shopping boutiques and restaurants, all within easy walking distance. Nancy Greene’s Cahilty Hotel and Suites has what you need to make your stay in the mountains as comfortable and memorable as it can be. Optional activities during your stay may include: dog sledding, snowmobile tours, snow bikes, tubing, ice skating, snowshoeing, spa day.
We are pleased to announce that we now have on-line payments through PayPal after your initial deposit has been mailed to Gloria Raminha. To sign-up for this trip, please complete the registration and waiver forms and mail your initial deposit to Gloria Raminha. After your initial payment, participants may make payments online at http://www.fwsa.org using PayPal, or payments can be mailed to Gloria Raminha.
Please check the FWSA website http://www.fwsa.org to review the trip information and to sign up for this trip and other FWSA trips. If the dates don’t fit into your schedule, we can arrange for an earlier or later arrival or departure.
Please contact me if you have any questions regarding the trip or online registration. Remember, Sun Peaks is in Canada, so you must have a passport. Your passport must be valid for at least six months after our trip dates.
Here is a link to a YouTube video highlighting our FWSA Sun Peaks Mini Trip:
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Sun Peaks Ski Resort
Nancy Greene's Cahilty Hotel & Suites · Sun Peaks, BC
Get your reservations in early for Breckenridge!
The trip is January 28-February 4, 2017.
We are staying in Beaver Run...ski in/ski out and a very short walk to town.
Click on the attached link to see all the details:
Breckenridge Flyer (http://files.meetup.com/18507096/2017.Breck.Flyer.pdf)
Warren Miller's "Here There & Everywhere" will be showing in Bakersfield on November 18th. Get your tickets for only $15.00 at: warrenmillerherethereeverywhere.eventbrite.com.
Doors open at 6:00 PM, show starts at 7:00 PM.
It's not too late to sign up and go to the convention in Scottsdale, AZ.
The National Sales Manager at the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley - Scottsdale has graciously extended our $99 special group rate to next Wednesday, May 25.
Please consider attending our 84th Annual Far West Ski Association Convention June 7-12. It is a fabulous property, a great vacation destination, and room rates are good 3 days pre and 3 days post Convention, based on availability. Our keynote speaker is Jordan Romero, the youngest mountain climber to summit Mt. Everest and the World's 7 Summits, whose "Leadership" presentation is one you don't want to miss! Other special guests include: Billy Kidd - Olympic Silver Medalist; Snowsports Builder Award honorees Ronnie Lupe - Tribal Leader and Visionary, Jimmie Nunn - Arizona Ski Resort Builder, and Bob Wilbanks - Editor of the National Ski Club Newsletter. The morning Snowsports Leadership Academy is "Who Are You, and Who Cares: Building and Supporting Your Brand" presented by Todd Hood, Snowbusters Ski Club, an expert on management and transformation leadership. The afternoon session is "Safety on the Slopes", presented by Richard Lubin, DC, FWSA Safety Chair, and Barbara Razo, 15 Year National Ski Patrol (NSPS) volunteer at Snow Summit. Both sessions will provide a great deal of information on their respective topics for delegates and guests to take back to their ski clubs and organizations.
Our host Arizona Ski Council and FWSA Convention Committee have worked hard in planning outstanding educational and fun optional events and social activities for the Convention. For detailed information go to http://www.fwsa.org > Conventions.
You will have a great time in Scottsdale!
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley-Scottsdale
Far West Ski Association & Central Council Ski Clubs present the 2016 North American Ski Week to Telluride, Colorado.
Don't miss out on this very popular destination! Lodging and participation is limited, so check your calendar, click on the link below for all the details, and get your reservation in early.
Telluride Ski Week Flyer (http://files.meetup.com/18507096/2016.Flyer.Telluride.pdf)
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Telluride Ski Resort
Riverside Condos, Mountain Lodge, The Peaks · Telluride, CO
Camp, bike ride, kayak, golf, Saturday night BBQ. What more could you want to end your summer fun! Camp fee includes BBQ for one person. All others pay $15/pp.
You must be a member of a ski club, or a direct member in Central Council to join this fun. Contact Fran if you need info on joining: [masked].
Click here to see all the details on this fun event. (http://files.meetup.com/18507096/2015.Flyer.Morro%20Bay%20Camp%20and%20Bike.pdf)
Scheduling a meeting for this group is proving to be very difficult! After trying several August dates, here is the one that will work best: Sunday, August 23rd, 2:30 PM, Mary Alexander's home in Bakersfield. Mary's address is: 10215 Besancon Wy, Bakersfield. Please RSVP so I can let her know how many people to expect.
On the agenda will be: Sponsoring a showing of the new Warren Miller film in Bakersfield
Our bike trip to Italy
Morro Bay Campout, bike ride, golf, BBQ, etc.
Fresno...please do not give up your campsites just yet. We may be able to use them for other clubs if you can't use them.
Hope to see you in Bakersfield.