Sitzmark February Events

Please Check Out these upcoming Events   February Night Out   Date: Friday Feb 16, 2024 Time: 5:00 PM Location: Hopkins VFW Friday, Feburary 16 is the next night out. Greg Thordson is hosting and will have two Tables. 651-697-4031 It will be at the American Legion Post 320 in Downtown Hopkins. 10 12th Ave S, Hopkins,…

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National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat December 2023

Vail Resorts to Acquire Crans-Montana in Switzerland. Vail Resorts has entered into an agreement to acquire Crans-Montana Mountain Resort in Switzerland from CPI Property Group (CPIPG), the majority owner of Remontées Mécaniques (French for “ski lifts”) Crans Montana Aminona (CMA) SA, which controls and operates all the resort’s lifts and supporting mountain operations, including four…

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National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat October 2023

Hello everyone. Below and attached is your October Newsbeat from the National Ski Council Federation. The NSCF Virtual Silent Auction is underway. Check out the many items available for bidding. Everyone can bid, so share with your ski buddies. Here’s the link. National Ski Council Federation Annual Fundraiser | Free Online Silent Auction Fundraisers | 32auctions…

RED EYE SKI & SNOWBOARD CLUB

Announcing our exciting 2024 western trips   The Red Eyes are at it again. We are pleased to let you know that both of our 2024 ski trips are open for all with plenty of space still available. First up is our return after a break of 8 years to the largest ski area in…

TRAVERSKI SKI, SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB

Wow, it’s been awhile since I’ve been here. We had a wonderful cross -country ski weekend at the Cedar Valley Resort in Lanesboro, just south of Rochester. We enjoyed skiing, tubing, broom ball on the ice, many fabulous meals and lots of evening socializing. Our annual downhill ski trip was to South Lake Tahoe this…

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National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat August 2023

Utah Dept. of Transportation  Approves Little Cottonwood Canyon Gondola. The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has released its final record of decision (ROD) to move forward with construction of a controversial eight-mile-long gondola in Little Cottonwood Canyon. When complete, the gondola will feature a central station at the base of the canyon along with a…

ULLR SKI, BIKE & SOCIAL CLUB

The Ullr summer season got started with a biking kick-off ride in mid-May. More recently, 37 members went on the June 5-8 trip to Nisswa to bike the Paul Bunyan Trail and other trails around the lakes, to golf or just relax at the Good Ol’ Days Resort on Lower Cullen Lake. A few of…

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National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat July 2023

  New Upgrades Coming to Belleayre (NY), ORDA Releases Final Plan. A number of new capital upgrades including two new lifts and a 4,000-square-foot addition to the Longhouse Lodge are in the planning stages at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center after the New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) released its 2023 Unit Management Plan Amendment…

Sitzmark Steamboat Springs Ski Adventure

Sitzmark of Minnesota is going to Steamboat Springs, CO – March 2nd to 9th, 2024.  Join us for a Seven(7) day adventure to this Fantastic Ski resort.  This will be a Fabulous trip at an outstanding price of $2,560/per person double occupancy, $4,120 single occupancy! Price includes round trip airfare (MSP to Steamboat-Hayden) and ground…

Sitzmark Ski and Sight seeing trip to Japan

Sitzmark is going on a Ski and Sight seeing trip to Japan – Ski the Hakuba Valley ski resorts (7 nights) and sight seeing in Tokyo (3 nights) and surrounding areas.   We have space for 30 people.  The Double Occupancy price is $3,840 and the Single Occupancy price is $4,730. The Hakuba Valley is in…

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National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat June 2023

Alterra Mountain Company to Acquire Schweitzer. Alterra Mountain Company has entered into an agreement to purchase Schweitzer, Idaho, from owner and developer MKM Trust. The transaction is expected to close later in 2023 and is subject to closing conditions such as regulatory approvals. More.SAM Little Cottonwood Gondola Gains Conditional Approval. The Wasatch Front Regional Council…

SKI BIG SKY 2024

MSC skiers, save March 17 to 23, 2024 for a spring ski trip to Big Sky with the ULLR Ski, Bike and Social Club. ULLR trip chairs Maril Barnard and Kate Casserly are planning a trip that will check many of what skiers like on a ski trip: 5,850 total skiable acres 400 inches of…

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National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat May 2023

How Western States Are Trying to Solve Ski Resort Traffic. State officials and ski resorts in the West are weighing solutions to mitigate crushing traffic up to the slopes, as population growth and a rise in outdoor recreation lure more people to the mountains. More. Axios via MSN News Indy Pass to Meter Growth After…

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National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat April 2023

Alterra To Invest Nearly $500 Million This Year. Alterra Mountain Company plans a nearly $500 million capital investment program across its portfolio of destinations over the next year. That includes almost $400 million in lifts, snowmaking, summer adventures, additional guest amenities, and resort infrastructure; $50 million dedicated to employee housing; and $40 million for technology…

ULLR SKI, BIKE AND SOCIAL CLUB

2023 First Quarter Recap: The weather so far in 2023 has not been very cooperative on many of the scheduled Ullr  events. Most recently, our February 23rd General Meeting was cancelled due to the latest snowstorm. We did manage several outings, though. In January, Bill B. led a snowshoe outing at Gale Woods Farms in…

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National Ski Council Federation Newsbeat February 2023

Sugarloaf Receives Approvals for West Mountain Expansion. Sugarloaf received key approvals from the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to begin work on its massive, 450-acre West Mountain expansion, which will include a new a high-speed detachable quad, 12 new alpine trails with snowmaking, and a new real…

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SKI FEDERATION POSTS FOR 11/01/2022

NATIONAL SKI COUNCIL FEDERATION NEWSBEAT OCTOBER 2022 Winter Park Resort to expand terrain this winter. Among a series of announced improvements, Winter Park Resort is opening new terrain for the 2022-23 ski season that the resort says will almost double its expert-only terrain over last season.  More. Steamboat Pilot & Today Three More Ski Areas…

Coming Back To Alpine Skiing?

If You Have Been Away From the Norwegian Sport For A Few Decades, Welcome Back and S u r p r i s e !!!!!      Remember the old days?  Long stiff skis? Weighed a ton.  Wearing yourself out to jump them into the air to change direction?  It didn’t matter back then because we were…

TRAVERSKI NEWS

Boy, we Traverskis have been busy! Every other month we join together to work at our local food pantry packing food for Southern Minnesota Channel One. Lots of fun and giving back to the community. Early in the summer, we gathered at a member’s farm in central Iowa for a relaxing Welcome Summer camp-out. We…

YODELERS

Ski Bunnies & Ski Bums!   Summer activities have come and gone once again and it’s time to put our thoughts toward 2022- 2023 Yodelers Ski Season of fun!   Yodelers Annual Fall Party was held at Joseph’s Restaurant in St. Paul on Wednesday, September 14th, and was attended by 61 skiers.  There was much…

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SKI FEDERATION POSTS FOR 10/04/2022

  Start the Bidding… Our 5th Annual Virtual Auction is LIVE ♦ NSCF Newsbeat September 2022  ♦   Start the Bidding… Our 5th Annual Virtual Auction is LIVE By Joe Harvis on Sep 30, 2022 06:50 pm Our annual Silent Auction has begin.  We have many  items up for bid this year.   Check them out.…

ULLR SKI, BIKE & SOCIAL CLUB

The Ullr Ski, Bike & Social Club had a very good summer with most of the approximately 28 scheduled bike rides taking place, some starting earlier to avoid biking during the hottest part of the day. There were three cancellations due to weather. We also had two multi-day events – Nisswa in early June with approximately…