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Upcoming events

    • Sunday, October 08, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Hooverville Bar, 1721 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA

    HOOVERVILLE

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    As the last days of astronomical summer pass it's time to turn our thoughts to snow and gliding upon it on sticks and boards.  So join us for our season opening potluck.  We'll roll out this season's trips and tell you about other fun club stuff!

    This year we are holding it at Hooverville Bar in SODO.  We'll start at 6PM but arrive early if you like.  

    Please bring the usual potluck food items, with the exception of alcoholic beverages, which you will need purchase from the bar.

    There is ample street parking along the street and there are no sports games that day!

    Bring a friend!

    • Sunday, November 19, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 3041 10th Ave. W., Seattle, WA

    Join us for our second potluck of the season to talk about early season plans as well as to sign up for new trips.  

    The potluck will be at Jeff Morgan's home (thanks Jeff!) on the North Side of Queen Anne at 3041 10th Ave. W.  

    THINK SNOW!

    SKI BUDDIES

    • Sunday, December 10, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 1717 Ferry Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98116

    As the holidays approach, it's time to wax the skis and ski! Join us for our monthly potluck. 

    This month's potluck is hosted at the home of club members, Chad and Isai, in West Seattle.  

    1717 Ferry Ave. SW
    Seattle, WA  98116

    (West Seattle location just down the hill from the Admiral Junction and up the hill from Marination Ma Kai, Salty's and the Water Taxi dock.  Plenty of free street parking on 42nd St. around the corner from the house).

    • Friday, January 05, 2018
    • Sunday, January 07, 2018
    • Glacier, WA
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    Mt Baker

    January 5-7, 2018

    Join us for Ski Buddies first trip of 2018.  This is a local, low key trip, with accommodation in large houses near Glacier, Washington. Glacier is approximately 2.5 hours from Seattle.  The houses are complete with multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, full kitchens and living rooms.  They are within walking distance of one another and one house does have 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 18 people.
    • ·       Cost is $130.00 per person.
    • ·       Payment Deadline is the November 19th 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.
    • ·       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.

    Contact Information:

    • ·       Trip Leaders, George Steiner and Randy Newell, can be reached in person at the October 8th and November 19th Potlucks or via email or phone.
    • ·       Email: gorge206@gmail.com
    • ·       Phone: 206-914-3252
    • ·       Email: randynewell@earthlink.net
    • ·       Phone: 206-387-3465

      We hope that you can join us for the first trip of 2018!

    • Friday, January 05, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sunday, January 07, 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Cle Elum/Suncadia/Blewett Pass


      

    Ski Buddies Cle Elum/Suncadia/Blewett Pass Ski Weekend January 5, 2018 - January 7, 2018

    Join Ski Buddies for a weekend of cross country skiing, back-country skiing or snowshoeing in the Cle Elum area - Blewett Pass, Suncadia or Salmon La Sac. The non-motorized winter recreation areas of Blewett Pass provide a unique, high-country environment for snow sports under the eastern Washington sun.  Suncadia and Salmon La Sac offer groomed cross country skiing. Check out photos of Blewett: https://joebeckerphoto.wordpress.com/2015/01/24/snow-seeker/150119_blewett_7710/  Check out the map at: http://parks.state.wa.us/459/Blewett-I-90#Blewett%20Pass 

    When:  Friday, January 5, 2018 to Sunday, January 7, 2018 Location:  Blewett Pass non-motorized snowparks - summit of Blewett Pass, WA.  Suncadia and Salmon La Sac.  Lodging and dining in Cle Elum, WA. Come for a day or spend a night or two in Cle Elum.  Trip Advisor lodging suggestions for Cle Elum:  Best Western Snocap, Chalet Motel, Timber Lodge or Aster Inn. Iron Horse Inn B&B in South Cle Elum.  Please make your own lodging reservations. 

    Itinerary Saturday, January 6, 2018 – Activity and location will be decided based on weather and snow conditions.  Snowshoeing, cross country skiing or backcountry skiing atop beautiful Blewett Pass or cross country skiing at Suncadia or Salmon la Sac! 

    We will meet at Stella’s Café in Cle Elum (316 W 1st St) at 8:45 am. Sunday, January 7, 2018 – Activity and location will be decided based on weather and snow conditions.  Snowshoeing, cross country skiing or backcountry skiing atop beautiful Blewett Pass or cross country skiing at Suncadia or Salmon la Sac!  We will meet at Stella’s Café in Cle Elum (316 W 1st St) at 8:45 am.

    We will do group happy hours and dinners in Cle Elum/Roslyn on Friday and Saturday nights. Equipment:  There are no facilities atop Blewett Pass.  Be sure that you bring appropriate clothing, food, water and gear for a winter day out in the high country.  Sno Park passes required for Salmon La Sac and some of the trailheads up at Blewett Pass.  Suncadia has cross country ski and snowshoe rentals.  Trail passes at Suncadia are free.

    Please tell Craig Mabie what days you will be joining in– craigdoug15@msn.com, 206-462-9315.

    • Sunday, January 07, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • To be determined.

    It's a new year and time to wax the skis and ski! Join us for our monthly potluck.  Bring your favorite dish and/or drinks to share!

    Host/hostess is yet to be determined.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Ski Buddies

    • Saturday, January 13, 2018
    • Saturday, January 20, 2018
    • Lech am Arlberg, Austria
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    SPACE IS LIMITED AND FULL PAYMENT IS DUE September 28, 2017.  PLEASE CONTACT GIL PRICE AT 206.234.5898 ASAP IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN US.

    Join Seattle Ski Buddies trip captain Gil Price as he takes you on a memorable week skiing a first class European resort - the Austrian Alps Arlberg region. Ski over 260 km of prepared runs on one ski pass throughout nine ski areas including Lech, Zuers, Oberlech, St. Christoph, St. Anton, Stuben, Kloesterle/Sonnenkopf, Warth-Schrocken and Pettneu. Gil knows this area very well having skied it annually for over three decades.

    Arrive in Lech, Saturday, 13 January 2018

    Depart from Lech, Saturday, 20 January 2018

    Lodging: Hotel Stuelzis, Lech am Arlberg, Austria

    Prices: US$1,680 per person sharing a double room or US$1,750 per person in a single room - both are pre-booked.  Full payment deadline is September 28, 2017. Some space may still be available at the time of the Ski Buddies October potluck.

    • Included in the above pricing:

      ~ Daily Austrian breakfast and four course gourmet dinner in the hotel dining room

      ~ Austrian wine & beer reception on Sunday evening – bring your Lederhosen!

      ~ Six days of daily ski lift passes beginning on Sunday and ending on Friday good at the following ski areas: Lech, Zuers, Oberlech, St. Christoph, St. Anton, Stuben, Kloesterle/Sonnenkopf, Warth-Schröcken, Pettneu, Rendl

      ~ Access to the hotel wellness center (steam bath and sauna – no bathing suit required)

      ~ Daily ski & boot warmer storage  ~ Free WIFI/Internet

      ~ Vegetarian friendly meals available with advance notice.

          

      Not included: 

      ~ Estimated ~$1,000-$1,200 roundtrip coach fare from Seattle to Zurich.  January is low season!

      ~ Roundtrip to/from Lech am Arlberg from Zurich airport’s terminal 2 with arlbergexpress.com is estimated at Euro 90 or $120 per person

      ~ possible Zurich overnight on 20 January; depends on your flight departure time, estimated at ~$150

    Deposits can be made now with checks payable to Ski Buddies (club membership required) and full trip payment due by September 28th, 2017.  Additional convenience fee to use Paypal.

    Please contact trip coordinator Gil at 206.234.5898.

    • Sunday, February 11, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • To be determined.

    Valentine's romance is in the air and it's prime ski season! It's time to wax the skis and ski! Join us for our monthly potluck.  Bring your favorite dish and/or drinks to share!

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    The host/hostess has yet to be determined.

    Ski Buddies

    • Friday, March 02, 2018
    • Sunday, March 04, 2018
    • White Pass, WA

    Join Ski Buddies for the 32nd Annual White Pass Winter Carnival March 2nd - 4th, 2018

    This 'family' oriented event features a snow castle, live music, FIREWORKS, snow sports competitions, and poker run for all! 

    White Pass is your Ski Buddies, Paul Horne's local mountain and he knows it well.  The mountain offers, Alpine skiing, Groomed Nordic track and skate skiing, Snowboarding(including terrain park), Back Country, and Marked Snow Shoe trails.

    Ski Buddies will be staying right at the White Pass Village Inn Condo's. Amenities ensuite wood stove in some rooms and great outdoor heated pool.  Keep in mind this is a family friendly trip.

    Friday-check in and group casual dinner prepared by Paul starting at 4pm, followed by poolside BYOB and socializing.

    Saturday - Breakfast prepared by Paul then snow play all day,lunch at members discretion. This is the main Carnival day of snow sculptures and HUGE snow castle. That evening is a reasonably priced prime rib dinner or similar served in the lodge. Followed by ski flare, and fire works display,  Capping off the night is live music in the bar until midnight.

    Sunday - Breakfast, then room check out, snow play rest of the day. Lunch is again at members discretion.

    This is a good value oriented trip and fun annual event.  The snow is going to be epic this year, now is the time to ski White Pass!

    Hope to see you at White Pass,

    Paul

    • Sunday, March 11, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 3513 S. Leschi Place, Seattle, WA

    It's time for SPRING BREAD and our March potluck.  Bring your favorite dish and/or drinks to share!

    The potluck will be hosted by Gil Price and Ken Krasner in their Leschi home.   There are still plenty of trips to take as the season is not over until it's over!  

    Think SNOW!

    Ski Buddies

    • Sunday, April 08, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • STOUT, 1530 11th Ave Seattle, WA 98122
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    Our annual End of the Season banquet will be held at STOUT (next to PURR on Capitol Hill).  There will be a no-host bar and each person will have a separate tab with gratuity included.  We have reserved a space for 50 people, so RSVP is required.

    So join your fellow Ski Buddies and bring your stories and photos of your winter adventures.

     

    • Sunday, May 06, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • To be determined

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    Join us for our May potluck.  Bring your favorite dish and/or drinks to share!  

    We look forward to seeing you!   

    The host/hostess has not yet been determined for this event. 

    Ski Buddies

    • Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 3513 S. Leschi Place, Seattle, WA 98144

    Ski season might be over but it's time for summer ....and, planning for next winter!

    Join us for our July potluck and Trip Leader Planning session.  Bring your favorite dish and drinks to share!

    The potluck will be hosted by Gil Price and Ken Krasner in their Leschi home.   

    Think SUN and Trips for next winter!

    Ski Buddies

    • Sunday, August 19, 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • To be determined.


    Ski season might be over but it's time for summer!

    Think SUN! (It's one month closer to ski season.)

    Location has yet to be determined. 

    Ski Buddies

Past events

Sunday, August 20, 2017 August BBQ & Lake WA DOCK party, August 20, 2017
Sunday, July 09, 2017 July Potluck, July 9, 2017
Sunday, June 11, 2017 June Potluck, June 11, 2017
Sunday, May 07, 2017 May Potluck, May 7, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Mt Bachelor/SunRiver 2017
Saturday, March 11, 2017 PRIDE @ STEVENS PASS RESORT
Sunday, March 05, 2017 March Potluck, March 05, 2017
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
Friday, February 17, 2017 WoHeLo Nordic Ski Trip
Sunday, February 12, 2017 February Potluck, February 12, 2017
Thursday, February 02, 2017 Galena Lodge Yurts
Saturday, January 14, 2017 Lech am Arlberg, Austria, January 14-21, 2017
Friday, January 13, 2017 Mission Ridge January 13th - 15th MLK weekend
Sunday, January 08, 2017 January Potluck, January 8, 2017
Friday, January 06, 2017 Mt. Baker
Saturday, December 17, 2016 Sun Peaks, British Columbia
Sunday, December 11, 2016 December Potluck, December 11, 2016
Saturday, December 10, 2016 Day Trip to Leavenworth on the Christmas Train
Friday, November 18, 2016 Warren Miller - Here There and Everywhere
Sunday, November 13, 2016 November Potluck, November 13, 2016
Friday, November 11, 2016 Pub Crawl
Sunday, October 09, 2016 KICK OFF - Season Opening Potluck
Sunday, August 14, 2016 Annual Ski Buddies Bar-B-Que
Sunday, July 10, 2016 JULY 'TRIP LEADER' POTLUCK
Sunday, June 12, 2016 JUNE POTLUCK
Sunday, May 01, 2016 MAY POTLUCK
Sunday, April 10, 2016 End of Season Banquet, April 10, 2016
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Elevation Mammoth (Gay Ski Week), March 16-20, 2016
Thursday, March 10, 2016 Mt Bachelor/Sunriver, OR
Sunday, March 06, 2016 March Potluck, March 06, 2016
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, February 07, 2016 February Potluck, February 7, 2016
Friday, January 29, 2016 Blewett Pass Weekend Trip
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
Sunday, January 10, 2016 January Potluck, January 10, 2016
Sunday, December 06, 2015 December Potluck, December 6, 2015
Friday, November 20, 2015 Warren Miller - Chasing Shadows
Sunday, November 01, 2015 November Potluck, November 1, 2015
Sunday, October 11, 2015 Season Opening Potluck
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Pub Crawl
Sunday, August 09, 2015 Annual Ski Buddies Bar-B-Que
Thursday, July 09, 2015 Happy Hour ans Rhein Haus
Sunday, June 28, 2015 PRIDE
Sunday, June 14, 2015 Potluck Dinner
Sunday, May 10, 2015 May Potluck
Sunday, April 12, 2015 End of Season Banquet
Thursday, March 19, 2015 Mount Bachelor
Sunday, March 08, 2015 March Potluck
Thursday, February 19, 2015 Stevens Pass Weekend
Thursday, February 12, 2015 Red Mountain
Sunday, February 08, 2015 February Potluck
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 Anthony Lakes, OR
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Whistler Winter Pride 2015
Friday, January 23, 2015 Lake Wenatchee Cross Country and Backcountry
Saturday, January 17, 2015 Arlberg, Austria
Sunday, January 11, 2015 January Potluck
Thursday, January 08, 2015 Methow Valley, Winthrop & Sun Mountain
Sunday, December 07, 2014 December Potluck
Thursday, November 13, 2014 Movie Night (Free): Into the Mind
Sunday, November 02, 2014 Potluck dinner - Sunday, Nov 2nd, 6pm
Friday, October 24, 2014 Ski Buddies Pub Crawl
Sunday, October 05, 2014 Season-Opening Potluck
Friday, September 26, 2014 Ski Buddies Pub Crawl
Sunday, August 10, 2014 Annual Ski Buddies Bar-B-Que
Sunday, June 29, 2014 Ski Buddies at PRIDE
Sunday, April 06, 2014 End of Season Banquet
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
Sunday, December 08, 2013 December Potluck

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