Congratulations to the Reno Ski and Recreation Club for 2014:
2nd Place award - For Outstanding Ski Club in the Far West Association
2nd Place award - For Outstanding Newsletter in the Far West Association
(There are LOTS of clubs competing for these awards!!)


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Action ACTION: Plenty of action is what we're all about, since 1979! Besides skiing, If you enjoy camping, cycling, water- skiing, hiking, backpacking, tennis, theatre, concerts, house-boating, dining, parties, festivals, banquets, or mixers then check us out (Click Here).


ALL PEOPLE: New members are joining every month, while social others still find good reason to stay with us since the beginning! Novice or expert, we’ve got the activities, events, & discounts, with parties and friends to go with it. If you’re active or want to be active, if you’re single or a couple , if you want to meet quality friends, or if you want to be involved to make a difference, then we look forward to meeting you.


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MONTHLY CLUB MEETINGS: Just drop in at our General Meetings (we don't bite), held on the2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm (5:30 mixer) at Sunrise Cafe in South Reno off Mt Rose Hwy (Click Here).. Their address is 18603 Wedge Pkwy (across the hwy from Raleys Supermarket). It’s informal with announcements, guest speakers, and socializing. Or, drop in at our weekly "TGIF" mixers held Fridays at various restaurant lounges around town. People usually start arriving from 5:30 to 6:30, and it winds down around 8:30 to 9:00.  (Click here, for locations of mixers, and for the Summer General Meetings which are held in a local park).


GETTING CONNECTED: Receive our monthly newsletter with your annual membership. The newsletter is a GOOD source of activities happening with the club, also available here in the "Members Only" section. 

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Hello, I have taken the position of "Sunshine Person" (lady) if you chose. My job will be to let you know that our Ski and Rec club is here to acknowledged events that happen in our personal life. These events aren't meant to be noisy, but to let one know that we are here to care. Good,bad,sad, happy moments. So should you want to share, feel free to email, call and let me know how I can be there to acknowledge the event, with a card, from the club. Any suggestion are all ways welcome. Looking forward to your messages.... As ever, Maria Duran

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Did you know? (courtesy of FWSA):

Vail Resorts Details Plan in Utah :  Vail Resorts has announced details of the company’s planned upgrades to Park City Mountain Resort for the 2015-16 ski season that will create the nation’s largest single ski resort in Utah . The plan is one of the largest capital development programs in U.S. ski industry history. The key component of the plan will, for the first time, connect Park City with nearby Canyons Resort, creating the largest single ski area in the country with more than 7,300 acres of skiable terrain.

Deer Valley Proposes Gondola:  Once Vail Resorts completes its planned connection of Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) and Canyons Resort this summer, Park City will become a two-resort ski town. PCMR already has the Town Lift to carry skiers to the slopes from Park City ’s historic downtown district. Now, Deer Valley Resort is proposing to move forward on a ski lift link of its own to bring its guests to the heart of the Utah resort town’s dining, shopping and nightlife at Silver Lake Village .

Learn to Ski Month:  January is learn to ski and snowboard month and western resorts, both large and small,  are preparing to greet newcomers who want to enroll in beginner lessons. A variety of learning programs in Washington , Oregon , California , Montana , Idaho , Wyoming , New Mexico , Colorado and Utah are being offered at special prices during January. Details on all programs and more are available on the Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month web site. Many of the resorts are offering up prizes of trips and product for anyone who helps newcomers sign up for beginner lessons from professional instructors.  The "Bring a Friend" challenge began December 1st, and runs through February 28, 2015.

Far West Ski Week 2015: Any last minute takers for our annual North American Ski Week, which will be held in Whistler Blackcomb, in 2015?  The dates are right around the corner...January 31 -  February 7, 2015.  A fun week of activities is being planned by our travel staff, along with Ski.Com and all the folks at Whistler.  There will plenty of skiing, a Welcome Party on Sunday, February 1st, a Pub Crawl, a picnic on the mountain, a Mountain Rally, and the Awards Apres Party on Friday, February 6th.   The council trip leaders are taking payments now for this incredible once-a-year trip.  Check out the UTube video that George Stewart has prepared for this trip at http://youtu.be/wtafu4AQE0U

 

Far West Mini Ski Week 2015:  This trip to Whitefish Mountain Resort , March 30 -  April 4, 2015, includes 3-4 days of skiing, lodging at Grouse Mountain Lodge, both Welcome and Farewell Parties, and optional activities such as snowmobile tours, day spa, Glacier Park tours, dogsled adventures, sleigh rides, and more.  Check out the Travel Section on the Far West website.

Far West International Trip 2015:  We are still looking for people for our Val d'Isere trip in 2015.  This International Ski Trip comes with a pre-trip to Paris , March 10-14,  the main trip March 14-21, and a post-trip to Provence and the French Riviera March 21-28, 2015.  There are actually 5 options for this trip:  a)  Paris & Val d'Isere; b)  Val d'Isere Ski Week; c) Paris , Val d'Isere and Provence/French Riviera; d) Val d'Isere and Provence/French Riviera.  Paris will NOT be sold alone, but you can do a Stand Alone trip to Provence and the French Riviera. (FWSA can assist you with transportation on a case by case basis).  Contact Debbie Stewart for part or all of this incredible trip:  fwsaintltravel@prodigy.net.

Far West Mississippi River Trip:  June 19 - 23, 2015 with an additional two days - June 23-24, 2015 in New Orleans .  This trip will be a 3-night roundtrip paddleboat cruise aboard the American Queen from New Orleans . It will be a “Southern Culture Cruise” with stops at Oak Alley Plantation and Baton Rouge , LA. Trip includes all meals, wine/beer with dinner, soft drinks, water, and coffee.  Also included is 1 night at a local hotel before the cruise.  It includes transfers to the ship, steamboat-style entertainment, daily lectures, and a Welcome Party.  June 23-24th will be at the New Orleans Hotel Bienville House.   New Orleans tour options include airboat/swamp tours and ghost/paranormal tours.  See the Far West website for further information.

Far West Skier's Guide Digital Edition:  Have you checked out the digital edition of the 2014-2015 Far West Skier's Guide?  It can be accessed from the Far West Ski Association's website at wwwfwsa.org or through the following link:  http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/ farwestskiersguide/2014-15/.  In addition to the entire printed issue, the digital edition also has a 24 page digital only insert featuring more information and articles of interest to skiers, boarders and active adults for year around activities. Please pass the link on, place it on your websites and also put it on your Facebook pages. Past DE issues have been viewed by snow enthusiasts around the world. Enjoy!