Day and weekend trips to local ski areas such as Liberty, Whitetail, Roundtop, Canaan Valley, TimberlineSnowshoe, and Seven Springs

The SCWDC Ski School offers free lessons at selected events.  


2019 Eastern Trips

Canaan Valley SPE Weekend 1/10 – 1/13/2019 PYOT 

Blackwater Falls XC/Ski Weekend       1/25 – 1/27/2019 PYOT

Ski Roundtop SPE  1/27/2019 (1-day) PYOT 

Snowshoe Weekend 2/01 – 2/03/2019 PYOT

Ski Liberty SPE    2/03/2019 (1-day) PYOT 

Ski Liberty SPE 2/10/2019 (1-day) PYOT 

Ski Whitetail SPE 2/24/2019 (1-day) PYOT 

Sunday River (BRSC) 3/03 - 3/08/2019 Bus

Seven Springs Weekend NEW 3/07 – 3/10/2019 PYOT 

SPE – You can fine tune your ski/board techniques with the assistance of our own club instructors, so you can improve your skills as part of the trip!

PYOT – Provide your own transportation, trips are closer to the area and easier to get to by your own car or carpooling, and it reduces the price of the trip.

Upcoming events

    • 01/10/2019
    • 01/13/2019
    • Canaan Valley
    Register

    Ski Performance Enhancement Weekend

    JANUARY 10-13, 2019

    Members $ 349 Guests $ 389

    100% Genuine West Virginia Snow!! Great skiing and boarding begin with great snow, and with a peak elevation of 4,268 ft, Timberline Ski Resort averages over 150 inches of powder each season with a vertical rise of 1,000 ft. Canaan Valley Ski Resort offers a top elevation of 4,280 ft., 850 ft. vertical drop, longest run at 6,000 feet, 39 slopes, and 150” of annual snowfall, along with the beauty West Virginia ski resort.

    This SPE Weekend includes three days of skiing and boarding. Our plans are to ski at Canaan subject to snow conditions.  Your trip will include daily small group lessons with the club's ski school. Our PSIA/AASI certified instructors will help you achieve your goals, whether you have never skied before or are an expert looking to refine your technique We will be staying in Spacious 4-bedroom deluxe cottages at the Canaan Valley Resort and Conference Center that features an indoor heated pool, whirlpool, Sauna and Fitness Center

    For more information contact: Kim Williams at (540) 717-5317 or kim50ski@yahoo.com 

    Included in Trip Price:
    3 nights’ accommodations in deluxe 4-bedroom cottages
    3 days of lift tickets
    3 half-day lessons on Friday, Saturday and Sunday
    Thursday Wine and Cheese Reception
    Friday and Saturday Happy Hours in a cottage

    Not included in trip price: Transportation to/from the resort and mountains; ski/board rentals; meals not listed above; any other items not listed above.  Optional private lessons may be arranged at an additional cost.

    *Cottage single supplement spots available; lodge occupancy also available at additional cost; Guest Policy: If you are a guest, a $40 guest fee is added to the trip price. Guests will be placed on a wait list until January 1, 2019. 

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    Conduct/Waiver: The Ski Club has a published policy with regard to obnoxious behavior, disruption of any activity, use of illegal drugs and other detrimental actions. This policy will be adhered to on this trip. Violations of the rules can subject an individual to disciplinary action. Smoking is prohibited in all SCWDC sponsored indoor facilities and functions over which SCWDC has exclusive use and/or control. In consideration for the privilege of participating in this ski trip sponsored by the Ski Club of Washington DC (SCWDC), you shall hold the SCWDC, its officers and its trip leader(s), free from fault or liability for any injuries or losses sustained in connection with this activity. Your registration indicates your understanding and agreement to these terms. 

    • 01/25/2019
    • 01/27/2019
    • Blackwater Falls
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    Register

    BLACKWATER FALLS, WV

    Ski & XC Ski Trip

    January 25 to 27, 2019

    $150 Member price - Guest add $25

    For information, contact Louise Svahnqvist at lsvahnqvist@gmail.com


    Included in Trip Price:

    Accommodations for two nights in deluxe 4-bedroom cottages, Friday wine and cheese event, & a group dinner on Saturday. Cottages have gas fireplaces, free wireless, flat screen TVs and fully-equipped kitchens with dishwasher, range and microwave oven.  This event has a limited number of single rooms available at $235. There is an additional non-member fee of $25. Registration must be made through the Club’s website with full payment at time of registration.

    Timberline and Canaan Valley Ski Resorts are 20 minutes away for alpine skiing. The White Grass XC Center is also 20 minutes away and Blackwater Falls has an excellent XC trail system for Nordic skiing at all levels. XC ski right out the back door of your cottage!

    Not included in the trip price: Transportation to/from Blackwater Falls State Park; meals not listed above, lessons, equipment rental, lift tickets and XC trail fees



    • 01/27/2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • Roundtop Mountain Resort
    Register

    Ski Performance Enhancement (SPE) Ski Trip
    Provide Your Own Transportation (PYOT)
    Sunday, January 27, 2019

    Cost: $80/person for SCWDC members
              $87/person for guests/non-members


    Leader: Koerner, Chin chin.koerner@novartis.com


    Location: Ski Roundtop
    925 Roundtop Rd

    Lewisberry, PA 17339

    (717) 432-9631
    www.skiroundtop.com

    Directions:   From Washington (120 mi.)

    I-270 North to Route 15 North. At first traffic light in PA (Dillsburg), turn right on Harrisburg St. Go straight to top of hill. Turn right on S Chestnut St, which becomes Old York Rd. Turn left on Route 177 at the traffic light in Rossville. Turn left on Pinetown Rd. Turn left on Roundtop Rd.

     

    Age:               Trip is open to all SCWDC members and their guests. Individuals under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  No instruction provided for anyone under age 13.

     

    Included: 1 all-day lift ticket

                     2 1/2 to 3 hours of lessons

     

    Not Included: Transportation to the ski area – participants provide their own transportation.

    Rentals (skis, boots, & poles or snowboard & boots) are not included in the package price.


    Agenda: 8:30 am        Check-in - meet in-front of lift-ticket/ski school building.

                   9:30 am         Lessons begin

                  12:30 pm        Lunch

                    1:30 pm        Free time to ski

    Send any check payments payable to SCWDC to: SCWDC, 5309 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207

    If not a member, you can sign up (save money) and become a  member online at the SCWDC website --- https://scwdc.wildapricot.org/membership

    • 02/01/2019
    • 02/03/2019
    • Snowshoe Mountain Resort, WV
    Register


    Dates: Friday February 1-3, 2019

    Cost: Member cash price: $465; Guest Price: $505.  Price based on double occupancy

     Trip Leader: Tom Kiely (703) 387-3044   tomkiely@thevetsatty.com

     
    This PYOT weekend package includes:
    ·         3-day lift ticket at Snowshoe
    ·         Accommodations for 2 nights
    ·         Group Happy Hours
    ·         Optional Thursday and/or Sunday night extension available


    Snowshoe
    is home to 251 acres of skiable terrain, 1500 vertical feet, 57 trails and the best snow around. Our three ski areas include the Snowshoe Basin, Western Territory and Silver Creek. Plenty of room to roam. Get the latest reports, weather forecasts and live conditions. http://www.snowshoemtn.com/


    Mountain Lodge at Snowshoe Mountain, West Virginia - with beautiful views of Pocahontas County and the surrounding Allegheny Mountains. The Ballhooter and Skidder chairlifts, as well as both beginner and advanced trails, are conveniently located just outside our back door. In addition, Mountain Lodge is located just steps away from the Snowshoe Village, the place to be for summer and winter activities and events

    Send any check payments payable to SCWDC to: SCWDC, 5309 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207

    If not a member, you can sign up (save money) and become a  member online at the SCWDC website --- https://scwdc.wildapricot.org/membership


    • 02/03/2019
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Liberty Mountain Resort
    Register

    Ski Performance Enhancement (SPE) Ski Trip
    Provide Your Own Transportation (PYOT)
    Sunday, February 3, 2019

    Cost: $90/person for SCWDC members
                $97/person for guests/non-members

    Leader: Louise Svahnqvist lsvahnqvist@gmail.com

    Location: Liberty Mountain Resort
    78 Country Club Trail
    Carroll Valley/Fairfield, PA  17320
    717-642-8282

    www.skiliberty.com 

    Age: Trip is open to SCWDC members and their guests. Individuals under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  No instruction provided for anyone under age 13.

    Included: 1 all-day lift ticket
                      2 1/2 to 3 hours of lessons

    Not Included: Transportation to the ski area – participants provide their own transportation.

    Rentals (skis, boots, & poles or snowboard & boots) are not included in the package price.

    Agenda: 8:30 am         Check-in at announced location
                   9:30 am         Lessons begin
                 12:30 pm         Lunch
                   1:30 pm         Free time to ski/board

    Check our web site, www.scwdc.org  go to Winter Sports / Eastern Skiing.

    Send any check payments payable to SCWDC to: SCWDC, 5309 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207

    If not a member, you can sign up (save money) and become a  member online at the SCWDC website --- https://scwdc.wildapricot.org/membership

    Directions:From Washington about 82 miles, 1 hour 40 minutes – allow time for parking, shuttle, and rentals
    1-270 North to Frederick. Route 15 north to Emmitsburg, MD, exit left onto South Seton Ave. At
    traffic light, turn left onto Route 140. At PA line, Route 140 becomes Route 16. Turn right on Route 116. Liberty Mountain Resort is 3 miles on the right.

    • 02/10/2019
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Liberty Mountain Resort
    Register

    Ski Performance Enhancement (SPE) Ski Trip
    Provide Your Own Transportation (PYOT)
    Sunday, February 10, 2019

    Cost: $90/person for SCWDC members
                $97/person for guests/non-members

    Leader: Lisa Kilday SkiDCLisa@gmail.com

    Location: Liberty Mountain Resort
    78 Country Club Trail
    Carroll Valley/Fairfield, PA  17320
    717-642-8282

    www.skiliberty.com 

    Age: Trip is open to SCWDC members and their guests. Individuals under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  No instruction provided for anyone under age 13.

    Included: 1 all-day lift ticket
                      2 1/2 to 3 hours of lessons

    Not Included: Transportation to the ski area – participants provide their own transportation.

    Rentals (skis, boots, & poles or snowboard & boots) are not included in the package price.

    Agenda: 8:30 am         Check-in at announced location
                   9:30 am         Lessons begin
                 12:30 pm         Lunch
                   1:30 pm         Free time to ski/board

    Check our web site, www.scwdc.org  go to Winter Sports / Eastern Skiing.

    Send any check payments payable to SCWDC to: SCWDC, 5309 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207

    If not a member, you can sign up (save money) and become a  member online at the SCWDC website --- https://scwdc.wildapricot.org/membership

    Directions:From Washington about 82 miles, 1 hour 40 minutes – allow time for parking, shuttle, and rentals
    1-270 North to Frederick. Route 15 north to Emmitsburg, MD, exit left onto South Seton Ave. At traffic light, turn left onto Route 140. At PA line, Route 140 becomes Route 16. Turn right on Route 116. Liberty Mountain Resort is 3 miles on the right.

    • 02/24/2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • Whitetail Mountain Resort
    Register

    Ski Performance Enhancement (SPE) Ski Trip
    Provide Your Own Transportation (PYOT)
    Sunday, February 24, 2019

    Cost: $92/person for SCWDC members
              $99/person for guests/non-members


    Contact: Tom Kiely tomkiely@thevetsatty.com


    Location: Whitetail Mountain Resort
                     13805 Blairs Valley Rd,
                    
    Mercersburg, PA  17236
                     717-
    328-9400
                      www.skiwhitetailcom

    Directions: From Washington about 82 miles, 1 hour 40 minutes – allow time for parking, shuttle, and rentals
    1-270 North to Frederick. 1-70 West to Clearspring, MD
    , Exit 18, then bear right. Go straight through the traffic light in Clear Spring. At the island, turn right onto Broadfording Road. Follow Broadfording Road 1/2 mile, turn left onto Blairs Valley Road. Continue 5 miles on Blairs Valley Road to Whitetail.

     

    Age: Trip is open to all SCWDC members and their guests. Individuals under age           

    18 must be accompanied by an adult.  No instruction provided for anyone under age 13.

     

    Included: 1 all-day lift ticket

                     2 1/2 to 3 hours of lessons

     

    Not Included: Transportation to the ski area – participants provide their own transportation.

    Rentals (skis, boots, & poles or snowboard & boots) are not included in the package price.


    Agenda: 8:30 am        Check-in - meet in-front of lift-ticket/ski school building.

                   9:30 am         Lessons begin

                  12:30 pm        Lunch

                    1:30 pm        Free time to ski

    Send any check payments payable to SCWDC to: SCWDC, 5309 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207

    If not a member, you can sign up (save money) and become a  member online at the SCWDC website --- https://scwdc.wildapricot.org/membership

    • 03/03/2019
    • 03/08/2019
    • Sunday River, Maine
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    This trip is hosted  by the Columbia Ski Club
    Click here to see their flyer


    Located in Bethel Maine, Sunday River features 131 trails spread across eight interconnected mountain peaks each offering a distinct experience. The resort is serviced by a network of 18 lifts including four high-speed quads ensuring easy access to every corner of the resort. Sunday River is served by an on-mountain trolley system and the Mountain Explorer shuttle giving you easy access to resort facilities as well as dining and entertainment venues in Bethel and on the access road.

    Lodging


    The Grand Summit Hotel is a landmark at Sunday River and provides easy access to the resort's core winter and summer activities. The hotel's slopeside location makes it ideal for easy access to the ski trails, and 20,000 square feet of function space including the 6,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom make it popular for conferences, weddings and events of all types.

    Accommodations include 230 well-appointed guest rooms ranging from standard hotel rooms to suites with kitchens.

    Hotel Amenities http://www.sundayriver.com/lodging/grand-summit

    Slopeside with direct access to trails, Outdoor heated pool with hot tub, Fitness & Health Center with sauna, Spa treatments

    Start: Sunday, March 3, 2019
    End: Friday, March 8, 2019

    Cost: $960 for members of SCWDC, guests/non-members must join a BRSC club to participate. 

    Price includes
    - Round trip bus transportation (u-drive option available);
    - 5 nights lodging at the Grand Summit Hotel (double occ - 2Q, hot breakfast daily, ski-in-ski-out, heated pool, hot tub, sauna);
    - 4-day adult lift ticket;
    - Pre- & Post-Trip Parties
    - Welcome Reception
    - BRSC Race & Apres
    - Farewell Reception

    To Register and signup contact Columbia Ski Club Trip Leader Bill Makowy at wmakowy1@jhu.edu  or Assistant Leader Lee Canby at nleecanby@gmail.com

    • 03/07/2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • 03/10/2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Somerset County, Pennsylvania
    Register


    http://www.7springs.com/

    NEW for 2019; trip includes three days of skiing!

    Date: March 7 – 10 (Thursday thru Sunday)

    Cost: Members $470, Non-members $510
    Single Supplement (your own room) add $200
    If not a member, you can sign up (save money) and become a  member online at the SCWDC website --- https://scwdc.wildapricot.org/membership

    Leader: Ron Rolfe venturifx@aol.com

    This PYOT weekend package includes:
          3-day lift ticket at Seven Springs
          3 nights accommodation
          Breakfast each day

          Buffet dinner Saturday night

    Seven Springs Mountain Resort is located in southwest Pennsylvania that’s home to 33

    trails and seven terrain parks across 285 skiable acres. The ski area is located approximately four hour highway drive from the Washington, DC area 

    The ski area sees an average of 135 inches of snowfall per year. Seven Springs’ summit elevation of 2,994 feet and 750 feet of vertical is accessed via 10 lifts. Skiers and riders enjoy a variety of terrain ranging from beginner to expert as well as a nationally recognized park and pipe area. The mountain’s base area offers equipment rental and ski check.

    Resort Amenities

    - 11 Casual and fine dining restaurants
    - Three bars and lounges
    - Snowsports shop
    - Fitness Room and Trillium Spa facilities
    - Bowling Alley
    - Heated indoor and outdoor pool
    - Outdoor hot tubs with slopeside view
    - Wi-Fi in the hotel lobby and rooms


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5309 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207    MAP
703-532-7776    
scwdc@scwdc.org 
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