November 8, 2023

In this Newsletter

Hot Topics:

  • Cross Country Kickoff Meeting is Tomorrow!
  • Instructional Trip Signups Continue
  • Terrace Inn Signups

Upcoming Events:

  • Calendar of Events
  • Tailgate / Ski Club Race Team
  • Warren Miller's ALL TIME at the Michigan Theater!
  • Thanksgiving Dinner at Weber's


    • Ski Trips 2024
    • Other Trips 2024
    • Black Mountain - Cross Country Skiing & Snow Shoeing

    News & Info:

    • Newsletter Schedule

    More Ski Club Info:

      • A2SC Texting Service 
      • A2SC Mobile App

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      Hot Topics

      Cross Country
      Kickoff Meeting is Tomorrow!

      The Cross Country Kickoff meeting is tomorrow, Thursday, November 9 at 7:30 at the UA Hall. It will include:

      • a presentation on cross-country skiing and snowshoeing by Lane and Jan Hotchkiss, 
      • signups for Terrrace Inn and Instructional trips, 
      • and dancing to DJ Paul.

      Please note that cover is $5 for guests, free for members.

      We need your help! Please sign up here to volunteer.

      Instructional Trip Sign-ups Continue

      Kick off your season by tuning up at the Instructional Ski Trip to Schuss/Shanty Creek from January 5-7. In addition to lodging (Ski-in/ski-out, and other options), lift/trail passes, Saturday and Sunday breakfasts and Saturday group dinner, the trip includes an optional FREE three-hour group lesson (normally $27) for members who sign up by December 1.

      Click here to see the flyer or here for the trip page.

      Questions? Contact Greg Robertson.

      Terrace Inn

      Terrace Inn sign-ups begin at the November 9 meeting. The historic Terrace Inn is located in Bay View (Petoskey) and the trip includes lodging, Saturday and Sunday breakfasts and Friday and Saturday dinners. Lift/trail passes are not included.

      Click here for the trip page.

      Sign-up procedure for Terrace Inn Ski Trip

      Important Information:

      • Please have your contract filled out before you sign up. You can download it here. We will have contracts available.
      • Terrace Inn has many different room types and 6 different prices.
      • The club will use a sign-up list to establish the order that applicants will be processed.
      • These people will be given first choice of accommodations: Trip Leaders, followed by Board of Directors, then people who volunteer to help at the meeting via signup genius. All other members will be taken in the order of the sign-up list.


      7:00 pm          

      Doors Open: Other members may get in line for a list to sign up

      Trip Leaders and Board Members sign up and turn in contracts and checks                       

      7:15 pm          

      Volunteers sign up and turn in contracts and checks

      Other members may put their name on the sign-up list

      7:30-7:45 pm  

      All other members sign up - You must have your completed contract ready, with your checkbook ready to complete, or a credit card. (There is a 2.9% surcharge for credit cards.)

      1. Everyone on the sign-up list gets in line, based on their number from the sign-up list.
      2. We will begin processing trip applicants-- acceptance of the signed contract, your check and return of receipt of payment.

      We will stop processing contracts at 7:45 when the meeting begins.

      8:45 pm (Or after the end of the formal meeting)

      Sign up processing continues

      1. Everyone remaining on the sign-up list gets in line, based on their number from the sign-up list.
      2. We will begin processing trip applicants-- acceptance of the signed contract, your check and return of receipt of payment.

      As people arrive, they may continue to add their names to the bottom of the sign-up list.

      • Terrace Inn contracts and checks mailed in after the meeting will be processed in order of postmark date.
      • If the trip fills, a wait list will be started.

      Questions? Contact Darlene Morin.

      Next issue: Wednesday, November 29.
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      Upcoming Events

      Thu, Nov 09, 7:30 pm   General Meeting - XC Kickoff @ UA Hall

      Sat, Nov 11, 11:00 am  Tailgate / Race Team Meeting

      Thu, Nov 16, 5:00 pm   Happy Hour @ Red Robin near Briarwood
      Fri, Nov 17, 6:30 pm     Monthly Euchre Night!

      Wed, Nov 22, 7:00 pm   Warren Miller's "All Time" at the Michigan Theater
      Thu, Nov 23, 1:45 pm   Thanksgiving Dinner at Weber's

      Tue, Dec 05, 5:00 pm   Monthly Movie Night!
      Thu, Dec 07, 7:30 pm   Holiday Party @ UA Hallpy 

      Thu, Dec 14, 5:00 pm   Happy Hour @ Thompson & Co.

      Fri, Dec 15, 6:30 pm     Monthly Euchre Night!

      Click here to see the full calendar.

      Tailgate / Ski Club Race Team Meeting

      Looking for skiers for the Ann Arbor Ski Club RACING TEAM!

      Race team members pay $80 plus $20 bib fee. Guest racers pay a $10 fee for each race (Two runs down the course timed). Lift tickets are not included. All races are at Boyne Mountain.

      Race Captain: Alan Osterdale 

      Race Team Meeting: Sat., Nov. 11 at 11 am.-Buffalo Wild Wings (3150 Boardwalk Dr, Ann Arbor).

      Tailgate to watch the Michigan-Penn State football game immediately after the meeting.

      Warren Miller's ALL TIME at the Michigan Theater!

      Get ready to go deep into the stuff of which snowy dreams are made with Warren Miller’s ALL TIME. Celebrate the birth of ski towns like Sun Valley and Aspen, icons and innovators like the original hotdoggers, and the most outlandish locations ever skied. Then, catch up with Maine’s finest athlete of today, Donny Pelletier, and meet the next generation at Woodward Park City. Through it all, Jonny Moseley and special guests will share their own stories to bring us to this moment.

      Meet first at Buffalo Wild Wings (205 S State St, Ann Arbor 48104) at 6 PM, or just join us at the theater for the 7 PM showing.

      We recommend that all participants purchase the tickets before the date at the Michigan Theater website, cost is $15. There will be giveaways, such as skis and ski passes to places like Nub's Nob.

      Thanksgiving Dinner at Weber's

      Don't have plans for Thanksgiving? Join fellow ski club members on November 23, 2023 at 1:45 PM at Weber's Restaurant

      You must RSVP to Linda Hahn.

      She has TWO seats available.

      Cost is $27.00 for turkey dinner, but you can also order off the menu instead. 

      You will need to pay for your dinner that day.


      Ski Trips 2024

      Jan 5-7       Instructional Ski Trip, Shanty Creek

      Jan 7-12     Stokely Creek Cross-Country Skiing

      Jan 26-28   Terrace Inn Trip

      Feb 2-12     Zermatt, Switzerland and Milan, Italy - FULL w/ waitlist

                        A European Trip for Skiers AND Non-Skiers

      Feb 9-11     Black Mountain - Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

      Feb 17-24   Snowmass (Aspen), CO / Alpine Trip - - FULL w/ waitlist

      Mar 1-3      Munising: XC Taste & Glide Mar 1-3

      Mar 2-9      Steamboat, CO / Alpine Trip - FULL w/ waitlist              

      March 3-8   Adirondack Mountains X-C Trip

      Note: Details are not yet available for the trips without a link.

      Other Trips 2024

      May 2-6       Long Weekend Trip to New York City 

      Black Mountain - Cross Country Skiing & Snow Shoeing

      There will be cross country skiing and snow shoeing at Black Mountain. Check in is Friday, February 9, and check out is Sunday February 11. We are staying at the Chateau at Black Mountain, midway between Onaway and Cheboygan. Some skiers will make it a three-day ski trip by going up Thursday. The trip is being led by Lane, Jan and Conchita. Skiers will make their own reservation at the Lodge. Click here for more information.

      News & Info

      Newsletter Schedule

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

      • Nov 29
      • Dec 13
      • Jan 3

      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 Crawford 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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