Winter Adventures

Mark your calendars for the upcoming 2019/2020 Ski Trips scheduled through our affiliated ski clubs:  Nisei Ski Club, the Bay Area Snow Sports Council (BAC), Far West Ski Association (FWSA), North American Ski Training Center (NASTC) and more… Discounted Prices have not been finalized, however, you can check out more details on their respective websites, as they are adding new trips and details.  Website updated as information is available.

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FALL MEANS SKI DEALS – check out some great ski packages and discount tickets at

Discount Lift Tickets from Sierra at Tahoe
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Link to flyer: BAC E-Tickets

    TAHOE ACCOMMODATION & OTHER SKI OFFERS FOR SKI CLUB MEMBERS – Click Links below for more information
    Tahoe Accommodation Deal for Ski Club Members
    Avalon Lodge – South Lake Tahoe
    Ski Condo Lease Deal Tahoe Donner

    The Premier Ski & Snowboard Festivals – 14th Season
    SAN FRANCISCO – November 1st – 3rd
    SANTA CLARA – November 8th – 10th
    SACRAMENTO – November 15th – 17th

    These shows are free and you can get your tickets at www.snowbomb.comSnowbomb Festivals are held around California in November and are a great way to get psyched for the upcoming ski season. At the festival you will find free lift tickets, ski and board sales, climbing walls, entertainment, vendors, beer and wine.

    It’s time to get your winter stoke on! Save the date and get ready to kick off the season with our 70th anniversary film, Warren Miller’s Timeless, presented by Volkswagen. Featuring ski legends like Glen Plake, alongside newcomers Caite Zeliff, Jaelin Kauf, and Baker Boyd. Road-trip with rippers from Arlberg to the Matterhorn, be immersed in the hometown hill of Eldora and discover a different side of Jackson Hole, plus much more.
    > It is playing at the Campbell Heritage Theatre on November 16th or at The Rio Theater in Santa Cruz November 23th.


    NISEI SKI CLUB TRIPS – For more details

    Whistler Blackcomb Nisei Ski Club Trip, February 1-8, 2020

    Davos, Switzerland and Portugal Far West Ski Association Ski Trip, February 28-March 7, 2020 with extension March 7-13, 2020
    > Davos/Portugal Signup Forms

    – For more details go to

    Racing — Encourage your club members to consider racing as a fun way to become better skiers and meet new friends
    Here is the schedule for the next racing season. It has not yet been published on the OLRC website:

    FWSA SKI TRIPS – For more details go to


    2020 NORTH AMERICAN SKI WEEK:  Big Sky, Montana is the sight for the 2020 North American Ski Week.  Big Sky is BIG… with four mountains, giving access to more skiing than anywhere else in the United States.  The Big Sky lift ticket, or IKON pass, gives skiers/boarders access to 5,800 skiable acres.  Ski runs up to six miles long, and glades and bowls covered in 400+ inches of annual snowfall, give every age and level of skier and boarder something different.  Check with your council trip leader or the website for more details.

    2020­ MINI SKI WEEK:  Big White is the destination for the 2020 Mini Ski Trip.  Big White is home to the best snow in British Columbia and the longest season in the Okanagan Valley.  Big White is Canada’s largest totally ski-in, ski-out village.  It has 18 on-mountain restaurants cafes delis, pubs, and night clubs. Stay tuned for further information.

    FWSA DAVOS, SWITZERLAND SKI TRIP:  This trip will include an extension to Portugal.  Working with  Holidaze Ski Tours, the dates for the Davos Basic Ski Week is February 28-March 7, 2020.  The Portugal Extension Trip will be from March 7-13, 2020.  For any questions, contact Debbie Stewart, VP of International Travel:, or 559-737-0882

    FAR WEST 2020 ADVENTURE TRIP:  Far West will be offering an Adventure trip to Croatia, September 3-13, 2020.  We will be working with Alpine Adventures on this particular trip.  This will be a land and boat/yacht trip, limited to a minimum of 30, and maximum of 40 participants.  Group air is not available until October, 2019.  Once that happens, marketing materials will be put out to FWSA clubs and councils.

    FWSA 2021 SOLDEN SKI WEEK:  This trip will have an extension to Southern Spain.  Three bids have been submitted, and bid comparison analysis is currently being worked on.

    FWSA SUMMER 2021 CHILE SKI/ADVENTURE TRIP:  Valle Nevado, Chile ski trip with extension to Atacama Desert currently being researched for details of Atacama Desert conditions.  Possible dates would be late July or August, 2021.

    OTHER FWSA INTERNATIONAL TRIPS UNDER CONSIDERATION:  FWSA International Ski Week, 2022 to Madonna Di Campiglio, Italy was voted on at April, 2019 Board meeting.  An Africa Adventure Trip has been approved for 2022, going to central and east Africa.  And, a Galapagos Adventure Trip has been approved by the FWSA Board for 2024.


    Far West’s 88th Annual Convention:  MAY 28-31, 2020.  Put those dates on your calendar NOW!   Northwest Ski Club Council is planning a terrific four-day-event for you all next May. The theme is “Rollin’ on the River”, with a Riverboat Gambler idea in mind.  We will have a Mt. Hood Adventure Day on Thursday, as well as the Annual Far West Pub Crawl on Thursday evening. Friday will bring the “Not Your Daddy’s” Golf Tournament on Friday morning at McMennamins, Edgefield.  We are also planning a Wine Tour and a Bike Ride on Friday (no, not together! That would be ‘Not Your Daddy’s Bike Ride’).  Along with our typical Awards Banquet on Saturday evening, we plan to have both musical entertainment, and Casino tables set up for your enjoyment.

    Portland, the “Rose City”, due to its’ many gorgeous rose gardens, is a beautiful place to visit!  You really must plan to come early and stay late.  You’ll not get tired of the many things to do and see in our fabulous city!  We will also be celebrating Far West Ski Association’s 90th Anniversary during this event.  Lots of history, lots of stories, and hopefully a few very “Special” Guests from the Pacific Northwest.  This event will be held at the beautiful Red Lion on the River, Jantzen Beach in Portland, Oregon.  See you all there!

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