Far West Skier's Guide 2013-2014 - (Page 66)

Arizona Ski Council by Arleigh Meiners, President ARIZONA SKI COUNCIL The Arizona Ski Council & Clubs are very Active!!! The Arizona Ski Council participated in the 81st Annual Far West Ski Association Convention held at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Wanda Himler represented the Arizona Ski Council as their Woman of The Year. Jim Nachbar from the Scottsdale Ski Club was elected to the FWSA Board of Directors as Vice-President of Communications. ASC is very proud of both these outstanding volunteers. (See picture on page 12.) The Arizona Ski Council will kick off their annual ski season with a picnic at Vista Del Camino Park in Scottsdale, Arizona. There will be 85 to 100 people attending this event representing all the member clubs. It was a very hot summer here in Arizona this year, but that does not slow down the activities of the Arizona Ski Council. We just sort of move out of the desert! In addition to the happy hours, parties and dinners, the seven different clubs had a lot of activities planned to beat the heat throughout the southwest! 66 Members of the Phoenix Ski Club prepares to leave for a week long White Water camp trip through the Grand Canyon. The scenery and adventure are truly memorable! photo provided by Arleigh Meiners ASC has elected their new officers for 2013-2014. They are as follows: President, Arleigh Meiners; Vice-President, Wanda Himler; Secretary, Jim Nachbar; Treasurer, Carla Kramer; and Race Coordinator, Bill Behnke. Arizona Outdoor Travel Club, (AOTC) had many hikes planned throughout Arizona for the summer months. They had exercise hikes every Tuesday in the Phoenix Mountain Preserve and almost every week during the summer months to the north cool pines of Arizona in Flagstaff and the White Mountains. These hikes are for every level of hiker. Some are easy and some are very strenuous. Go to www.azotc.com for more information on these and other exciting trips. Sailing Adventure Club (SAC) is the newest member of the Arizona Ski Council. The Sailing Adventure Club is a social club based in Phoenix, Arizona with activities ranging from local sailing and non-sailing events, to out of country sailing adventures. Sailing Adventures believes in reciprocity and extends it to all clubs in the Arizona Council. The club is sailing centric, which means bareboat charters trips, such as the trip to the British Virgin Islands in 2011. The club is planning a trip in 2014 to Italy or Sicily followed by a trip to Tahiti in 2015. Other areas of interest include the Rhone or Danube Rivers. With 80% of the world covered with water, Sailing Adventures has a lot of places to explore. Singles, couples and families are welcome to join this club. Check out their website at www.sailingadventureclub.org. Boeing Employee Adventure Club is a corporate club, with a hiking schedule, as well as biking, camping, kayaking, pool parties and family events around town. Employees may contact www.boeing.com for more information about recreation activities that are planned! the most Comical entry! The Phoenix Ski Club also held a 65th Anniversary banquet at Pinnacle Peak Patio, which was a huge success. About 200 former and present members attended. Attending the banquet were 22 Past Presidents, one being a president from 1954. Old pictures and newsletters were on display for everyone to view. A melodrama called "Sagebrush Sidekick" was another activity that was part of the 65th Anniversary celebration. PSC is getting ready for a fantastic 2013-2014 ski season. Seven ski trips are being planned and the ski trip over New Year's is to Ogden, Utah with skiing at Snowbasin and Powder Mountain. Others include Steamboat, Wolf Creek, Telluride and Big White in Canada. For more details about the Phoenix Ski Club see www.phxski.org. Scottsdale Sea & Ski Club, (SS&SC) is an adult ski and social club. SS&SC have happy hours Phoenix Ski Club, (PSC), cele- every Friday evening. The club brated their 65th Anniversary by started their summer activities entering a float in the Annual with a Wine and Cheese party and horse drawn Parada Del Sol Pa- a Luau. A Pub Crawl on the farade. PSC received an award for mous Whiskey Row in Prescott is Far West Skier's Guide 2O13 - 2O14 / See the Digital Edition of the Far West Skier's Guide at www.fwsa.org. http://www.sailingadventureclub.org http://www.sailingadventureclub.org http://www.azotc.com http://www.phxski.org http://www.boeing.com http://www.boeing.com http://www.fwsa.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Far West Skier's Guide 2013-2014

Far West Skier's Guide 2013-2014
Board of Directors, Trustees
President’s Message: FWSA is on the Move!
FWSA Committee Chairmen and Other Representatives
FWSA Presidents Gather at 2013 Convention
Council Information
FWSA Council Services Supports Clubs
National Ski Council Federation Brings Councils & Clubs Together Nationwide
FWSA Membership: Through Clubs or Direct
FWSA Direct Member Application Form
Order Form / Far West Skier’s Guide
FWSA Communications
Ski Season - 2014
FWSA Travel Program
FWRA Board of Directors
FWRA League Race Chairs
Why Do We Race?
FWRA Race Schedule
The FWSA Athletic Scholarship Program Helps Junior Racers
Pursue Your Passions Through the FWSF
Hope on the Slopes Events
Winter Trails Day
FWSA 81st Annual Convention - Mountain Magic Moments - Recap
FWSA 2013 Convention Sponsors
FWSA Industry Award Winners
Convention Door Prize Donors & Milestones
2013 FWSA Councils’ Man & Woman of the Year
Silent Auction & Travel Expo Participants - 2013
2013 FWSA Convention Award Recipients
Snowsports Celebrities Entertain & Inform
Candace Cable, Keynote Speaker
FWSA Safety Person of the Year
FWSA Western Ski Heritage Award
FWSA Snowsports Builder Awards
FWSA Ski Clubs & Councils Continue Generous Charity Support
FWSA 82nd Annual Convention - Volcanic Paradise - Bend, Oregon
FWSA 83rd Annual Convention - Salute to San Diego
Twelve Resorts / One Pass
Public Affairs - 2013 Update
The Road to Sochi
Lodging Options
Regional Ski Shows
High Hopes Exist for an Olympic & Far West History Museum in Squaw Valley
Zermatt: Where Legends Meet!
Has Technology Made Skiing Safer?
How Well Do You Know Your Resorts?
A Visit to the 2013- 2014 Digital Edition Only Insert
FWSA Council & Club Information

Far West Skier's Guide 2013-2014