December 7, 2022

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Ski Club Holiday Party!

  • Thursday, December 8, 7:30 -10:30 pm
    UA Local 190, 7920 Jackson Road, AA
  • Festive attire is encouraged but not required.
  • We are collecting new hats, gloves or warm socks for the Delonis Center in AA. (We are NOT collecting canned goods as previously noted.) They provide emergency shelter and services for Washtenaw County.
  • $5 cash non-members at the door.
  • Live music by Salmagundi.
  • Looking for people to volunteer for this wonderful party! Sign up today at Sign Up Genius.

These Trips have Openings

Instructional Ski Trip at Shanty Creek

  • Kick off the season! Heading out west? Get tuned up at Shanty.
  • Lessons available for Beginners to Experts!
  • Looking for 2 people to share a room in a 2-bedroom condo. Other options also available. 
  • Contact Greg Robertson
  • LAST CALL! No signups will be taken after the December 8 General Meeting

Stokely Creek Cross-Country Skiing

Vermont Cross Country Skiing at Trapp Family Lodge

Terrace Inn at Petoskey

  • 7 rooms left to fill up Terrace Inn. 

  • One woman and one man looking for roommates…. only $187 to share a room.

  • Forms to available at the Holiday party if you bring your checkbook.

  • Combined Alpine & Cross Country, plus snowshoeing, trips into Petoskey, games & great camaraderie

Euchre Night

  • Euchre Night on December 17 is cancelled for this month but will start again in January.  
  • We are excited to announce a new location for Euchre - Venue in Ann Arbor. This brand new restaurant/banquet space is at 1919 S. Industrial Boulevard. The club will have their own space and be able to eat and drink off their current menus (which are extensive). Dana Arning will be hosting Euchre Night on Saturdays - Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 18 and April 15. We welcome members and non members that are over 18 to participate. Look for more information in January.

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Upcoming Events

Thu, Dec 08, 7:30 pm    General Meeting - Holiday Party

Sun, Dec 11, 10:00 am  Sunday Morning Hikes

Sun, Dec 11 3:00 pm     Race Team Meeting

Sun, Dec 18, 10:00 am  Sunday Morning Hikes

Tue, Jan 03, 5:30 pm     Monthly Movie Night!
Sat, Jan 07                     MACC Competitive Skiing 2023
Wed, Jan 11, 6:00 pm    Mt Brighton Beer League Race Team 2023
Wed, Jan 18, 6:00 pm    Mt Brighton Beer League Race Team 2023
Sat, Jan 21                     MACC Competitive Skiing 2023

Sat, Jan 21, 6:30 pm      Monthly Euchre Night!
Wed, Jan 25, 6:00 pm    Mt Brighton Beer League Race Team 2023

Click here to see the full calendar.


Ski Trips 2023

Jan 6 - 8             The Instructional at Schuss/Shanty (openings) - DH & XC

Jan 8 - 13           Stokely Creek Cross-Country Skiing - XC

Jan 21 - 28         Whistler-Blackcomb, British Columbia (full, 0 on waitlist) - DH

Feb 4 - 11           Downhill at Breckenridge (full, 0 on waitlist) - DH

Feb 5 - 9             Vermont Cross Country Skiing at Trapp Family Lodge - XC

Feb 24 - 26         Terrace Inn at Petoskey (openings) - DH & XC

Feb 25 - Mar 15  SKINIKS, 2023 Grindelwald and Meribe - DH

Mar 3 - 5             Valley Spur Taste & Glide - XC

Mar 11 - 18         Heavenly Mountain Resort - Lake Tahoe (full, 0 on waitlist) - DH

Other Trips 2023

Jun 12 - 19         France River Cruise (waitlist)

News & Info

Ski Race Team
Meet & Greet

Have you ever wondered if you could ski like Bode Miller or Mikaela Shiffrin on a race course, or just wanted to try? Curious about racing? Come join us to learn more:

Sunday, December 11, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Buffalo Wild Wings
3150 Broadwalk, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

We have two different ski race programs- for everyone from skilled racers to novices.

MACC Ski races are at Boyne Mountain on FIS and Super Bowl with a Slalom and a GS Race: January 7-8, January 21-22, Feb. 3-4, Feb 25-26, March 10-12.

Beer League Race Team at Mt. Brighton on Wednesday nights for 8 weeks of NASTAR racing.

Can’t make the meeting? Reach out to Alan Osterdale at or Todd Newman ( or 734-210-9761).

Newsletter Schedule

This newsletter will be published on the following Wednesdays at 5:00 PM:

  • December 21
  • January 4
  • January 18
  • February 1
  • February 15
  • March 1

Deadline is 48 hours prior to publication (Mondays at 5:00 PM). Send contributions to Anne Gilbert.

More Ski Club Info

A2SC Texting Service

The Ann Arbor Ski Club texting service for members is now operational and available for sign-up. To use this optional service you must opt in by updating your A2SC membership profile.

Here’s How:

Log in to the A2SC website. (Hint - Use the email address where you received this eBlast)

Once logged in follow these steps:

  1. Click the large red “Edit Profile” box.
  2. Head down to “We would like to send you relevant text messages”.
  3. To read the consent agreement click the link that says “I consent to receive text messages. From….” . Note that it will open in a separate window.
  4. Return to the original window to consent to the agreement by checking the box next to the link. Leave blank if you do not agree or do not want to receive text messages.
  5. Return to the top of the page and click the large red “Save” box.
  6. To log out click the person icon in the upper right corner and select “Log Out”.

After that look forward to receiving your first text alert in the next few days.

A2SC Mobile App

The Ann Arbor Ski Club has a mobile app.  It runs on IOS and Android.  Jeff Carpenter has written a nice piece on how to download the app.

Members have reported problems with the app.  An upgrade will correct the issue.  You have to delete it from your phone, then reload.




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