Downhill Skiing

Members organize a number of trips each year to destination resorts such as Whistler, Silver Star, Schweitzer, Mt Bachelor, Mt Hood, and Lech am Arlberg, Austria. 

Club members also arrange day trips to local ski areas such as Alpental, Crystal Mountain, Mt. Baker, Mission Ridge, Snoqualmie Pass, Stevens Pass and White Pass.

Skill levels of participants range from novice to extreme, with the largest cluster of skiers in the blue-black range.

Upcoming events

    • Friday, March 22, 2019
    • Sunday, March 24, 2019
    • Glacier, WA
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    March 22-24, 2019

    Join us for Ski Buddies trip to Mt Baker in 2019.  This is a local, low key trip, with accommodation in a large house near Glacier, Washington. Glacier is approximately 2.5 hours from Seattle.  The house is complete with multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, a full kitchen and living room.  The house has a hot tub and wi-fi. 

    Mt Baker is the world record holder for the amount of annual snowfall and has an average annual snowfall of 659”.  Known for its variety of terrain, Mt Baker is good for snowboarders, tele-mark skiers and alpine skiers. The ski area covers 1,000 acres and has 8 quad lifts.

    Trip Details:

    ·       Trip size will be 10 people.

    ·       Cost is $150.00 per person.

    ·       Payment Deadline is the December 9th Potluck.

    ·       Price includes 2 nights lodging (Friday and Saturday Nights), drinks and snacks on Friday night, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings and Apres Ski on Saturday after our return from the mountain.

    ·       Potluck dinner on Saturday night.

    ·       Each day we will carpool to Glacier and to the slopes (30-45 minutes).

    ·       We will Ski/Ride on Saturday and Sunday and lift tickets are not included in the trip price. (Approx $61 per day).

    Contact Information:

    ·       Trip Leader is Randy Newell, can be reached in person at the November 11th and December 9th Potlucks or via email or phone.

    ·       Email: randynewell@earthlink.net

    ·       Phone: 206-387-3465

    We hope that you can join us for this local trip!


    • Thursday, March 28, 2019
    • Monday, April 01, 2019
    • Park City, Utah
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    Please join me in my home state and the home of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.


    March 5, 2019 - UPDATE, UPDATE, UPDATE - WE WILL BE STAYING IN PARK CITY FOR 4 NIGHTS AND 3 DAYS.

    Trip includes 3 breakfasts and 2 dinners prepared by myself with help from the group.

    Cost is $430 per single, or $860 for a couple or a queen bed.  Also, we will rent Suburban’s to get from the airport and ski areas as a group, then back to the airport.


    We may also stop for dinner after skiing at a favorite haunt of mine at Cannella’s in SLC on Saturday night.


    Day 1 will be spent at Park City - home of the Sundance Film Festival

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    Day 2 will be up Big Cottonwood Canyon at Solitude/Brighton


    Then day 3 will be at Snowbird/Alta



    This is a great opportunity to ski the greatest snow on earth at world class ski areas.  Clearly, unless you arrive in Salt Lake City early, you will need to take the same flight to and from SLC flights are:

    Thursday, March 28th  - Alaska 718 departs Seattle at 9:35am, arrives SLC at 12:35pm.

    Monday, April 1st, Alaska 559 departs SLC at 1:30pm, arrives in Seattle at 2:40pm.

    If you have any questions, please email me. I hope you can join me in Utah!

    Paul 
    nwtruckintreehuger@hotmail.com


    • Friday, April 05, 2019
    • Monday, April 08, 2019
    • Big White, BC
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    BIG WHITE, BC 

    PRIDE

    April 5th – 8th

    Big White highlights:

    Home to the best snow (dry, fluffy powder) in BC and the longest season in the Okanagan.  Big White is southeast of Kelowna, BC.

    Ski In/Out hotel in the village + Outdoor pool & hot tub

    FREE Parking, Ski Storage, WIFI, Mountain Guided Tour @ 10:30am daily

    PRIDE events - TBD by organizer

    Welcome Reception w/ 1 free drink & apps + VIP Card for discounts throughout village (TBD)

    3 nights hotel (arrive Friday/depart Monday)

    3 of 4 day ski pass (Sat/Sun/Mon)

    3 x Breakfast + dinner  + 3 x Apres  

    Car pooling to Big White

    $480 per person (2 per hotel room)

    Contact Gil Price for more information!

Past events

Thursday, March 14, 2019 Mt Bachelor/SunRiver 2019
Friday, March 01, 2019 White Pass Winter Carnival
Thursday, February 21, 2019 Stevens Pass Weekend Feb 21-24, 2019
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Big Sky, Montana
Thursday, February 07, 2019 Silver Mountain & Lookout, IDAHO
Saturday, January 12, 2019 Lech am Arlberg, Austria, January 12-19, 2019
Saturday, October 20, 2018 Mountain to Sound Ski Swap Event in West Seattle - this weekend!
Thursday, October 18, 2018 6th Annual Ski Swap Event in Issaquah - this weekend!
Thursday, March 22, 2018 Mt Bachelor/SunRiver 2018
Saturday, March 17, 2018 PRIDE @ STEVENS PASS RESORT
Friday, March 02, 2018 White Pass Winter Carnival
Thursday, February 22, 2018 Stevens Pass Weekend Feb 22-25, 2018
Friday, February 16, 2018 Schweitzer Mountain
Sunday, February 11, 2018 Hakuba & Tokyo, Japan
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Whistler Winter Pride January 24 -28, 2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018 Lech am Arlberg, Austria, January 13-20, 2018
Friday, January 05, 2018 Mt. Baker
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Mt Bachelor/SunRiver 2017
Saturday, March 11, 2017 PRIDE @ STEVENS PASS RESORT
Friday, March 03, 2017 31st Annual White Pass Winter Carnival
Thursday, March 02, 2017 Royal Gorge & Sugarbowl
Wednesday, March 01, 2017 Steamboat Springs
Thursday, February 23, 2017 Stevens Pass Weekend Feb 23-26, 2017
Saturday, January 14, 2017 Lech am Arlberg, Austria, January 14-21, 2017
Friday, January 13, 2017 Mission Ridge January 13th - 15th MLK weekend
Friday, January 06, 2017 Mt. Baker
Saturday, December 17, 2016 Sun Peaks, British Columbia
Sunday, July 10, 2016 JULY 'TRIP LEADER' POTLUCK
Sunday, June 12, 2016 JUNE POTLUCK
Sunday, May 01, 2016 MAY POTLUCK
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Elevation Mammoth (Gay Ski Week), March 16-20, 2016
Thursday, March 10, 2016 Mt Bachelor/Sunriver, OR
Thursday, March 03, 2016 Red Mountain BC March 3-6, 2016
Thursday, February 18, 2016 Stevens Pass Weekend Feb 18-21, 2016
Thursday, February 11, 2016 Silver Star - Alpine/Nordic, B.C., February 11-15, 2016
Sunday, January 24, 2016 Whistler Winter Pride 2016, January 24 -31, 2016
Saturday, January 16, 2016 Lech am Arlberg, Austria, January 16-23, 2016
Friday, January 15, 2016 Manning Park, B.C., January 15-18, 2016
Thursday, March 19, 2015 Mount Bachelor
Thursday, February 19, 2015 Stevens Pass Weekend
Thursday, February 12, 2015 Red Mountain
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 Anthony Lakes, OR
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Whistler Winter Pride 2015
Saturday, January 17, 2015 Arlberg, Austria
Thursday, March 20, 2014 Mt. Bachelor
Thursday, March 06, 2014 Silver Star - Alpine/Nordic
Thursday, February 20, 2014 Stevens Pass
Thursday, February 13, 2014 Schweitzer Mountain
Monday, January 27, 2014 Whistler Winter PRIDE 2014
Saturday, January 18, 2014 Arlberg, Austria

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