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Greater Grand Rapids Ski Club

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Thank you for visiting the Greater Grand Rapids Ski Club.  We are glad you stopped by.  2015 was  an exciting ski year for our members with trips to Switzerland, Utah, Colorado, Canada, in addition to our many trips to Michigan ski destinations.   2016 will be just as great with trips to Austria, Beaver Creek, Sun Valley, and Aspen/Snowmass.   If you are just learning to ski or snowboard or are an advanced veteran of many winter seasons, come and join us.   We are active year around with golfing, hiking, kayaking and camping in the summer months.     

To participate in the fun, please join or renew today!  Dues are $35/year ($30 if paid between August 1 and October 31st).  Just print off membership application (below), fill it in, write your check payable to GGRSC and mail both to:  Membership Chairperson, P.O. Box 2084, GR  49501.  We look forward to a fun season!  Be sure to follow us on Facebook.


One page summary of all trips for 2015-16

2015-16 Trip Summary

Cross Country 2016 Schedule

Cross Country 2016

Trip Application

Trip Application

Upcoming Events

February 10: Park n Ride - Caberfae Peaks

Meet at Park n Ride at 8:00 a.m.  See flyer for details.

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February 11: Park n Ride - Bittersweet (meet at 84th Street Grill Lot of 131)

Meet at Park n Ride at 5:00 p.m.

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February 13: The 6 Pak at Boat and Canoe Club (open to the public)

Are you suffering from cabin fever?  How about a cure - dance fever! 

The 6 Pack is an all female band that plays '60s music.  Tons of fun!

They are playing at the American Legion Boat and Canoe Club (401 North Park Street NE  GR  49525) from 7-11 pm.  This event is open to the public.  Admission is generally $5 and reasonable bar drinks.  No food is sold (other than popcorn) but you can bring your own dinner/snacks in!  Questions contact Lynne Black at lynneblack@tds.net

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February 14: Cross Country - Pigeon Creek Ottawa County Park

Hosted by GGRSC.  Meet at 2:00 p.m. for XC, snowshoeing or hiking.  12524 Stanton Street, West Olive.  Rentals available.  After ski meetup TBD.  If ski area closed due to lack of snow, we will hike at nearby Hemlock Crossing at Pine Bend County Park.  Flyer below.

Contact Steve Blackport for questions 616-929-3728

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February 15 - 19: Blue Mountain Trip (Canada)

Trip is a go!  This is a great midweek trip to Ontario.  Open to up to 12 people.  Great skiing, long runs, ski in/ski out lodging - a good alternative to going out west. 

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February 18: Thursday night at Bittersweet

Join skiers on Thursday nights to ski at Bittersweet. Folks arrive between 5:30 - 6:00. Meet in the bar and keep your boot bags there. Ski until 9:30 with a beverage break around 7:00. Call Matt if you plan to go 616-822-7536.

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February 19 - 21: Ludington State Park Weekender

19th Annual XC/Snowshoe/Hike event hosted by WM Catholic Singles and GGRSC. Stay at Holiday Inn Express ($65/night!), swim, shop, eat out and dance!  Details on flyer.

Contact Mel for more information  melkoet@gmail.com or 616-532-1312 or 616-204-5855

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