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Pine Point Ski Club is an athletic, recreational and social ski club of about 200 members. We love to stay active and have a lot of fun along the way! We schedule several Western ski trips annually as well as a number of local Midwest bus trips. Although skiing and snowboarding (yes we do have snowboarders in the club) is our main interest, we offer a year-round schedule of activities. Annual favorites include a Kettle Moraine camping/biking trip (https://www.meetup.com/Pine-Point-Ski-Club/photos/30215776/), white water rafting (https://www.meetup.com/Pine-Point-Ski-Club/photos/30440025/) , Chicago Blues Festival and more camping! (https://www.meetup.com/Pine-Point-Ski-Club/photos/30333063/)

We have skiers and snowboarders at all levels: racers, mogul monsters, cruisers, terrain park masters, and raw beginners. If you have never been on the snow before - we will be honored to guide you though this amazing experience. In addition, we offer racing through Chicago Metropolitan Ski Council (CMSC). It's a great way to improve upon your skiing/snowboarding and a lot of fun.

We meet every 3rd Tuesday of the month @ Ambassador Public House, come check us out and learn about this season's trips! Visit our website for more information: https://www.pinepointskiclub.com/

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Upcoming events (5+)

Holiday Party! White Elephant Gift Exchange & Ski Demo

The Ambassador Public House

Pssssttt …..whether you’ve been naughty or nice, Pine Point Ski Club is hosting a White Elephant holiday gift exchange party and everyone is invited! This is also a perfect evening to learn more about the hottest industry trends! We invited VIKING SKI SHOP to showcase the new gear and talk to u about what look for in the upcoming powder season! We have booked a party room, all the way on the back of the restaurant so come out, have a bite and drink on us, but for for the most part, let's have some fun! For those who are not familiar with the white elephant gift exchange, and would like to participate, please bring one wrapped gift – something you already own or want to re-gift because it doesn’t suit your taste ;-) We like to keep the gifts small(ish) and under $10 in value. Please keep in mind that exchange is optional. Your presence is more than enough. Cost (includes appetizers & one drink): Pine Point Member $0 Guest $10 RSVP is required. For guest payments, please pay in advance electronically via PayPal to dukesno2 at hotmail.com with subject line “White Elephant Holiday” or pay at the Pine Point monthly meeting, every 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 7:00PM at Ambassador Public House. You can also pay by check: Pine Point Ski Club, 1229 W. Barry Ave., Chicago, IL 60657 Questions? Comments? Please contact Joe for more information @ joelystad AT gmail.com Cheers! Pine Point Cheers!

Weekend ski trip to Mt. La Crosse, WI - bus trip

Mt La Crosse Pro Shop

$349.00

Celebrating the start of the year with western Wisconsin mountains. Leaving Friday after work, returning Sunday! Perfect for beginners as well as for advanced skiers. We will be skiing at Mt LaCrosse - the Mississippi River valley with one of the steepest runs in the Midwest and some other fun terrain for those who don't want steeps but want to brush up on their skiing technique and/or get their ski legs ready for a western trip. We will be staying in the town of LaCrosse at the Days Inn. Pool & hot tub Saturday night? Hot breakfast each morning. There is a restaurant/bar in the hotel or we may walk a couple blocks to Shenanigans for games and fun. What is included in the trip price? *Round trip bus ride from/to Chicago *2-day lifts: Mt La Crosse *2 nights lodging *2 days breakfast *1 dinner: Friday pizza & salad dinner on the bus *Guidance and professional advice from seasoned skiers *Ski buddies & lots of fun in the WI woods A group dinner for Saturday will be planned, but the costs will be on your own. The Jan 10 weekend also falls on the CMSC racing weekend- if you have ever wanted to challenge the gates, here is your chance. We will have 2 pick up locations: Chicago and Hoffman Estates Chicago pick up: 6:00PM The bus will leave from the Mariano's 1900 S Cumberland Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068 The bus will be along the side of the store. We can't park in their parking lot over the weekend. There is plenty of safe, free parking on side streets 1-2 blocks from the store. We have been using this spot safely for quite a few years. Hoffman Estates pick-up ~6:45PM Exact pick up spot provided upon sign up. Cost: $329 until 11/19 (monthly club meeting) $349 after 11/19 if space available Methods of payment: *Bring your payment to the monthly club meeting held on every third Tuesday of the month at The Ambassador Public House @ 7:30PM, 310 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL * Mail your check to Pine Point Ski Club, c/o Jason Claycomb, 1229 W Barry Ave, Chicago, IL, 60657 *PayPal to dukesno2 AT hotmail.com (if sent to a “friend”, no processing fee applies, otherwise please add $15 to your total) Other stuff to do if you don't want to downhill ride both days: https://www.explorelacrosse.com/ Questions? Comments? Suggestions? We’d love to hear from you. Please forward all the inquiries to [masked] Happy Snow Riding! Pine Point Ski Club

Monthly Club Meeting! Trip sign-up! Beer sampling!

The Ambassador Public House

We meet on the third Tuesday of the month at Ambassador Public House in Greektown. This is a newer bar built to accommodate an international sports audience. If we can find skiing on any channel, they will have it on for us :-) Our meetings are pretty casual, mostly conversational. We do have a few announcements about upcoming trips. Otherwise, it's about talking to like minded snow riders! Food and drinks are available for purchase. You can check their website for more details. http://www.AmbassadorPublicHouse.com There is no cost to attend any of out club meetings. We hope to see you soon! Look for Pine Point t-shirts & flags at 310 S Halsted. If you don't see us, ask at the bar in case we are in a back room. Cheers! PPSC

Ski Steamboat - champagne powder! - SOLD OUT

Steamboat Springs

$1,159.00

We are heading to Colorado and an area we haven’t been in quite a few years. A genuine Colorado mountain town that's steeped in history, surrounded by ranches, barns, horse and cattle, and just so happens to boast one of the biggest and best ski mountains in the country. Steamboat Springs has 2965 acres, 169 runs, and 3,668 vertical! This mountain has something for everyone – from the beginner to hike-to terrain. https://www.steamboat.com/the-mountain/mountain-stats Airfare: American non-stop from O’Hare(ORD) to Denver(DEN) January 24 – depart 10:05 am arrive 11:39 am January 29 – depart 5:15 pm arrive 8:33pm Bus ride from Denver airport to Steamboat, with a grocery / liquor store stop on the west side of the city. Don't forget we have kitchens in our condos! Pricing includes a 4 day lift ticket, shuttle from the airport to resort, flight and accommodation. Lodging: The Lodge at Steamboat 2/BR 2/Bath condos. 200 yards to the Silver Bullet gondola! Shuttle around village base or to town. Outdoor pool & hot tub Indoor hot tub & sauna Ski valet & storage Complimentary coffee & donuts in the clubhouse. http://www.steamboatresorts.com/accommodations/the-lodge-at-steamboat TOTAL PRICE: Regular price will be $1169. EARLY BIRD rate is $1139 with $400 deposit paid by 9/7. Late sign-up rate of $1219, after 12/17 if still available. If you have the IKON Pass, deduct ($275). If you are flying from somewhere else, deduct ($275). --> Please let us know ASAP if you do either of these otherwise you will be charged the full trip price. PAYMENT METHOD: · Electronically via PayPal to dukesno2 at hotmail.com with subject line “Steamboat”. Please "send money to a friend" or include a $35 convenience fee in each payment · In-person at a Pine Point monthly meeting, every 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 7:00PM at Ambassador Public House · By check: Pine Point Ski Club, 1229 W. Barry Ave., Chicago, IL 60657 Payment schedule: Deposit $400 10/15 $400 12/17 Final balance due Questions? Email [masked] Pine Point Team

Past events (336)

Skiing weekend in Brule, MI

Ski Brule

$209.00

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