The Red Eye Ski & Snowboard Club is based in Eau Claire Wisconsin, and meets regularly for the purpose of promoting and enjoying down hill skiing and snowboarding. The club plans social activities throughout the year, but its primary focus is organizing group ski trips. Open to anyone that likes to ski or snowboard, we're always looking for new members. Just fill out the application form on our membership page and join the fun!
THE LATEST NEWS & NOTES -
Dates & Events:
*** Next Meeting - Thurs. Nov. 12th - NEW LOCATION -
* Board Meeting starts at 5:30 pm. Open to all members.
* General Membership Meeting starts with 30 minute social at 7:00 pm.
* NEW Location - "Whiskey Jack's" (Princeton Valley Golf Course Club House).
"Whiskey Jack's" address is - 2300 W. Princeton Ave., Eau Claire.
* Meeting Topic - "Altitude Sickness" - What is it? What can be done to treat it? Presenter is Dr. Paul D. Loomis from the Mayo Clinic.
FYI - Dr. Loomis' son, Adam Loomis, is a 2018 US Nordic Combined Olympic Contender. Adam will be hosting an event, open to the public, at the Tower Ridge Recreation Area on November 7th! The evening event begins at 6 pm and will feature a silent auction, videos, and lots of food & beverages. The event is free. Donations are appreciated and proceeds go toward Adam's Olympic team travel expenses. Event details are available at this website link -
*** Lutsen Weekend Date Change - Jan. 8th - 10th
Due to lodging complications related to the Martin Luther King Holiday, the date has been changed for the Lutsen Weekend trip. The NEW date is Friday Jan. 8th to Sunday Jan. 10th. Booking for this trip will be done online through the Lutsen website at - http://www.lutsen.com/winter/rates_packages/lift_lodging_packages.cfm
Questions should be directed to trip leader Jim Block by email to - firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715-271-7824.
*** 2016 Ski & Board Western Trips - Very Popular! -
Both of the western ski trips on the Red Eye 2016 calendar have been in high demand! Availability is "Stand By" only for both the "Steamboat" (Colorado) trip and the "Whistler/Blackcomb" (British Columbia) trip. Email the trip leaders directly for the most current updates. Brochures and sign-up forms detailing the specifics for both of these exciting 2016 trips are available on the "trip promotion" tab of this website.
*** Ski Trip Packing 404" Power point -
Click this image to access Dave's power point presentation associated with "Ski Trip Packing - 404" from the January 8th club meeting. That presentation also included an interesting YouTube video from Erik's Bike & Skate. You can access that packing video link at - http://www.eriksbikeshop.com/packing-for-snowboard-or-ski-trip.aspx#.VLBQ9cl_TSh
Like" the Red Eye Ski & Snowboard Facebook Page -
Click this logo to link to the Red Eye Ski & Snowboard page on FACEBOOK. This site includes news, comments, and photos from many Red Eye's that utilize popular social media FACEBOOK. After checking out the site, click on "Like" so that any new posts on that site will automatically appear on your FACEBOOK timeline.
*** "Volume One" and "Leader Telegram" Feature Articles -
On page 30 of the Dec. 19th edition of "Volume One" there's a nice Red Eye Ski Club feature interview (and photo) with Trip Coordinator Dave White. You can see the online version of that "Volume One" article by clicking this link. On adjacent page 31 there is an equally interesting feature article about the winter recreation developments at Pinehurst Park. On Saturday Jan. 4th, the Eau Claire "Leader-Telegram" ran a wonderful feature story about the Red Eye Ski Club. If you missed that one, it's available on the Leader-Telegram website archive page.
*** Midwest Sport & Ski Council -
The Red Eye Ski & Snowboard Club is affiliated with the Midwest Sport & Ski Council. This brings our members access to a number of benefits through the MSC. Click the MSC logo below for a link to their website, which includes an online version of the "Sportster".