Greater Grand Rapids Ski Club

                                                    

Trips/events are paid for with credit card (preferred method - please pay for only one event at a time) or check after you register online.  PLEASE register online for all events so we know you are attending.  Your registration is not guaranteed until payment has been received. 

If paying by check, select manual/offline payment option. You will receive an email confirming your registration and balance due.  Make checks payable to:  GGRSC and send to trip leader.

Problems signing up?  Email Tracey at traceyoldenburg@gmail.com


COVID19 Policy:  Attend events at your own risk, wear a mask, and practice social distancing. 

 

Ski Trips at a Glance:  2021-2022 GGRSC Ski Trips at a Glance - color version PDF.pdf

                                              2021-2022 Trips Schedule by Types of Trips PDF_.pdf       

Park and Rides:  2021-2022 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

Cross Country:  2022 XC Schedule Nordic Flyer.pdf


Trip Application form - fill out before printing: (You will still need to sign up for the trip electronically)   GGRSC Trip paper form.docx

Upcoming events

    • 12/04/2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Grand Ravines Lodge, Grand Ravines North County Park, 9920 42nd Ave., Georgetown Twp., MI
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    This will be a 2 hour hike in mild terrain followed by socialization at the Main Street Pub in Allendale afterwards. THIS DOES NOT START AT THE DOG PARK LOCATION! Meet at the lodge inside the park.

    This is also posted on the Greater Grand Rapids Ski Club and Grand Rapids Hiking and Adventure Meetup Group sites plus with the West Michigan Catholic Singles Club.

    • 12/08/2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • creston brewery, 1504 Plainfield NE, GR
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    We are joining up with the North East Wellness Coalition for an urban hike in the Creston neighborhood.  Meet in the parking lot behind the Creston Brewing at 5:30 for a walk of about 1 hour.  We will have a social time following at the Creston Brewery.  $1 off beverage ticket provided by Creston Brewery!

    See attached flyer for details: 2021-12-08 Urban Hike.pdf

    • 12/10/2021
    • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Latvian Hall, 504 Grand NE, Grand Rapids, Mi 49503
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    Celebrate the holidays with your friends, old and new, at the Latvian Hall.  Dress in your favorite ugly Christmas sweater.  Social time 6-7 pm. The band FLASHBACK will play while you dance starting at 7 pm.  Free appetizers, but bring your own beverage. Cost is only $5 for members and $10 for non members of the ski club.

    • 12/12/2021
    • 8:00 AM
    • Caberfae Peaks
    Register



    See flyer for details: 2021-2022 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    • 12/17/2021
    • 8:00 AM
    • Crystal Mountain
    Register



    See flyer for additional details: 2021-2022 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf
    • 12/18/2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Pickerel Lake Park, 6001 Ramsdell, Kent County
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    Depending on the weather chose to hike, cross country ski, or snowshoe in this moderate hilly nature area. No dogs allowed. JoAnn from West Michigan Catholic Singles Club will be leading, however, this was jointly scheduled with the Greater Grand Rapids Ski Club. The place to eat/drink to socialize afterwards will be mutually agreed upon on the 18th.

    This is also posted on the Greater Grand Rapids Ski Club and Grand Rapids Hiking and Adventure Meetup Group sites plus with the West Michigan Catholic Singles Club.

    Contact is JoAnn 616-745-8542

    • 12/22/2021
    • 8:00 AM
    • Caberfae Peaks
    Register



    See flyer for details: 2021-2022 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    • 12/25/2021
    • 7:00 AM
    • Schuss Mountain
    Register


    See flyer for additional details: 2021-2022 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    • 01/01/2022
    • 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Boy Scout Cabin, north end of Washington Road, Lowell, MI 49331
    Register

    Bring in the new year with an 8 mile moderately hilly hike on the North Country Trail by Lowell through forest and a small stretch overlooking the Flat River. Afterwards we will go to Steve's nearby home (a campground with shelter, indoor toilets, and a fire pit) to order pizza and play games. Bring your own beverage.

    This is also posted on the Greater Grand Rapids Ski Club and Grand Rapids Hiking and Adventure Meetup Group.

    Contact is Steve Grody at 616-502-2454

    • 01/05/2022
    • 7:00 AM
    • Schuss Mountain
    Register


    See flyer for additional details: 2021-2022 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    • 01/08/2022
    • 6:30 AM
    • Otsego Club
    Register



    See flyer for details: 2021-2022 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    • 01/09/2022
    • 1:00 PM
    • Kaufman Park
    Register


    Meet at 1:00 pm at Kaufman Park (Clyde Park entrance south of 44th Street). If the gate is closed, meet at 52nd Street side.  Ski rentals may be available.  Snowshoeing is not allowed at Kaufman so bring your skis.  Hosted by WMCS.  Contact is Mel 532-1312.

    See flyer for details on each event: 2022 XC Schedule Nordic Flyer.pdf         


    • 01/10/2022
    • 7:00 AM
    • 01/12/2022
    • Grayling Michigan
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    January 10,11,12 Monday - Wednesday Silver Streak Ski Triple Treat and Breweries of Grayling Trip

    Meet at 7:00 AM at Post Drive Carpool Lot to drive to Grayling.

    XC, snowshoe, or hike three areas: Forbush Corners on Monday, Hansen Hills on Tuesday, Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Roscommon. Warming facilities at all areas.

    Evenings; Visit 2 breweries: Paddle Hard Brewery, Dead Bear Brewing Co., and Turtle Day Lodge and Cafe

    Make own arrangements at Days Inn by Wyndham Grayling Grayling, Michigan for lodging. Do as many days as you choose.

    Register on the ski club site for this trip. Contact: Patrick Florian 616-446-1783 patrickflorian@att.net 

    After all are registered and it is closer to the trip, Pat will send you an email as to  where to meet and what time for each day and evening to gather.  All the places have warm up facilities. 

    See flyer for this event for more details: 2022 January 10-12 Silver Streak CC Ski Triple Treat and Breweries of Grayling.pdf

    See flyer for details on each event: 2022 XC Schedule Nordic Flyer.pdf         


    • 01/12/2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • Crystal Mountain
    Register



    See flyer for additional details: 2021-2022 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf
    • 01/15/2022
    • 01/22/2022
    • Telluride
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Ski Telluride, CO 1/15 - 1/22!  Price of $1,414 includes air transportation, 7 night stay ski in/ski out at Mountainside Inn, hot tub on scenic river, and social events.  

    Five day lift ticket add on is $582.

    This is an Epic Pass Resort. Epic Pass can be purchased online or through winterskiandsport.com to receive $50-60 off your lodging for one trip.  Contact Dorothy at dlworst@hotmail.com if you have any questions.

    REGISTRATION:  Open 7/1/2021 

    Payment may be made with credit card (please pay for only one event/person per transaction). Down payment is $800.

    Trip flyer: 2022 Telluride Flyer.pdf


    • 01/15/2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • Kaufman Park
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    Meet at Post Rd Carpool Lot at 9:00 AM to carpool to recreation area.

    Arrival location at Hungerford will be the Mountain Bike Trailhead on Cherry Avenue. Arrive at location at 10:00.

    Bring your own snacks and water, but trail lunch will be provided on the trail at a bonfire. (Walkers and skiers will meet at 12:00 at designated location TBD)

    Dinner afterwards will be at Big Rapids at place TBD

    Trip Leader is Steve Grody Questions contact at 616-502-2454 stevelikescamping@gmail.com Hosted by GGRSC


    See flyer for details on each event: 2022 XC Schedule Nordic Flyer.pdf         


    • 01/17/2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • 12524 Stanton Street, West Olive
    Register


    Meet at 6PM at Pigeon Creek Pavillion for XC skiing, snowshoeing, or hiking.  Rentals available.  Hosted by GGRSC.  Contact is Patrick 446-1783.  This is a full moon evening activity.

    Register so we know to watch for you.

    See flyer for details on each event:   2022 XC Schedule Nordic Flyer.pdf           


    • 01/19/2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • Caberfae Peaks
    Register



    See flyer for details: 2021-2022 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    • 01/21/2022
    • 10:00 AM
    • 462 North Scenic Drive
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    Meet at 10:00 AM at the Post Road/US 131 car pool lot to caravan to Muskegon. Ski time planned for 11:00.  Lots of activities offered: X-C, snowshoeing, hiking, ice skating, ride the luge.  Rentals available.  www.msports.org.

    Hosted by GGRSC.  Contact is Patrick 446-1783.

    Register so we know to watch for you.

    See flyer for details on each event:  2022 XC Schedule Nordic Flyer.pdf           


    • 01/22/2022
    • 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    • Crystal Mountain


    CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN BUS TRIP with Battle Creek Ski Club

    Saturday, January 22, 2022

    BUS TRIP PRICE: $ 65.00 per person.

    (GGRSC members & guests welcome)

    Info, Register & Pay online: https://www.battlecreekskiclub.com/crystal-bus-trip

    Bus Fare: $65 per person

    Lift Tickets (pay on the bus, the day of trip):

    Adult (18-64) $45 Jr. (7-17) and Sr. (65-79) $25

    Continental breakfast and Pizza dinner included.

    Battle Creek Ski Club bus will leave from I-94 and Oakland Drive (Kalamazoo) park-n-ride at 6 A.M. A Stop at the Grand Rapids commuter lot near LMCU Ballpark at approximately 7AM.  Details to be announced later.

    Pre-Registration / Pre-Payment Required OPEN TO GGRSC MEMBERS AND GUESTS, NO EXTRA CHARGE

    More Details in the Flyer: Crystal BCSC Bus Trip 2022 Flyer.pdf

    • 01/25/2022
    • 10:00 AM
    • 12524 Stanton Street, West Olive
    Register


    Meet at 10AM at Pigeon Creek Pavillion for XC skiing, snowshoeing, or hiking.  Rentals available.  Hosted by GGRSC.  Contact is Patrick 446-1783.  This is a full moon evening activity.

    Register so we know to watch for you.

    See flyer for details on each event:   2022 XC Schedule Nordic Flyer.pdf           


    • 01/28/2022
    • 02/09/2022
    • Ischgl, Austria and Krakow, Poland
    • 0
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    Ski Ischgl and St. Anton, Austria with extension to Krakow! - Tentative price of $2,990 includes round trip air from GR,  7 nights in Ischgl (breakfast buffet and 4-course dinner included), day bus trip to St. Anton, and extension to Krakow, Poland for 4 days. Trip without extension tentative price $2,550.  Does NOT include lift tickets (half the price of USA resorts), ski rental or trip insurance.

    Although it is not expected that COVID will still be a problem in the winter of 2022, we have a full COVID refund cancellation clause in the contract should there still be restrictions other than getting a COVID test or being vaccinated.

    Last day to register is October 15, 2021. If you have questions, contact John Carlson at cybertaxi007@gmail.com. 

    REGISTRATION: 41 slots is max

    Ischgl flyer: 2022 ISCHGL TRIP FLYER.pdf

    Krakow flyer: 2022 KRAKOW FLYER.pdf

    St. Anton one day bus trip flyer: 2022 ST ANTON ONE DAY BUS TRIP FLYER.pdf


    • 01/28/2022
    • 01/30/2022
    • Alanson, MI
    • 49
    Register


    This a long-time favorite!  Friday and Saturday night lodging which includes 2 breakfast buffets, Friday night welcome party.  Optional group dinners for Saturday night will be organized by Trip Leaders. 

    There is a group of people that will be skiing Boyne Highlands on Saturday with apres ski at the zoo bar.  Dinner options TBD.

    $284 singles, $146 doubles, $100 triple, $77 quad.

    Trip flyer:  2022 Crooked River Nubs Nob v2.pdf

    • 02/05/2022
    • 02/06/2022
    • Ludington
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    For those that would like to make a weekend out of Never too Late Ski Trip, head up north to ski Big M on Saturday, then join others at Crystal Mountain on Sunday. 

    Head north on Saturday Feb. 5 to ski Big M Cross Country Ski Trails - Manistee National Forest near Wellston MI

    Contact Patrick Florian @ 616-446-1783 or patrickflorian@att.net

    Please register on the GGRSC website so Pat knows to plan for this adventure. www.ggrsc.org

    Hosted by WMCS and GGRSC together. Contact JoAnn if interested in making this a weekend. 616-745-8542

    Crystal Mountain Meet at 131 Expressway and Post Road Carpool Lot at 8:00 AM Sunday. for the journey north and west to Crystal Mountain for a day on the groomed trails of Crystal. Join the downhill skiers for a special day called Never Too Late to Ski event. Questions call Patrick at 616-446-1783. Let Pat know that you are coming to XC ski for planning purposes.

    See flyer for details on each event:  2022 XC Schedule Nordic Flyer.pdf        


    • 02/06/2022
    • 7:30 AM
    • Crystal Mountain
    • 48
    Register


    Members and non-members - Join us for a unique opportunity for new skiers and "used to be" skiers to enjoy the sport we love.  See flyer for all details: 2022 Never too Late Crystal Flyer.pdf

    NEW / RETURNING SKIER PACKAGE:

    $110.00 adults / $90 juniors

    • Includes Lift ticket, equipment rental
    • GROUP LESSON AVAILABLE @ $55 / person

    CURRENT SKIER PRICE:

    Adult $60.00 lift ticket

    Junior & senior $ 40.00 lift ticket

    • Transportation and meals not included
    • Junior 7-17 Senior 65-79 Under 6 & 80+ Ski Free

    Ride Share available – Meet up and share ride to Crystal Carpool lot at Post Rd. & Rt. 131 7am Depart or Meet at Crystal

    New / Returning Skiers: Pick up rental equipment; Beginner group lesson: 1 hour in morning (if registered)

    ALL: Meet in lodge 12:30pm for lunch

    Afternoon: Pair up new / returning skiers with current skiers to ski together if desired



    • 02/08/2022
    • 10:00 AM
    • Otsego Club
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    See flyer for details: 2021-2022 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    • 02/11/2022
    • 02/13/2022
    • Otsego Ski Club
    • 34
    Register

    Friday 2/11 - Sunday 2/13 Ski Tree Tops, Otsego, & Schuss Mountain/Hartwick Pines. Two night lodging at Hampton Inn in Gaylord with breakfast and pool!

    Pricing does not include lift tickets, meals or transportation. $267 single, $143 double, $101 Triple, additional lodging available, see flyer for details.

    Flyer:  2022 Triple mountain Flyer.pdf


    • 02/12/2022
    • 1:00 PM
    • 3142 - 4 Mile Road NE
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    Meet at 1:00 at 3142 - 4 Mile Road NE (near East Beltline) - Robinette's.  At 3:00 we'll head to Mission Barbeque on East Beltline for socializing.   

    Hosted by WMCS.  Contact Mel for more information:  melkoet@gmail.com 532-1312 or 204-5855. 

    See flyer for details on each event:  2022 XC Schedule Nordic Flyer.pdf

     

    • 02/16/2022
    • Ludington
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    Luton Park near Rockford — Full moon evening event. Rockford, MI Hike,

    Snowshoe, or XC ski. Meet at the Upper Parking Lot ( near Meyers Lake and Kies ) at 6:00 PM for some

    moonlight fun. Around 8:00 the gang will head to Rockford to a place for dinner TBD. Hosted by GGRSC and WMCS together. Contact Patrick 616-446-1783 or patrickflorian@att.net. Questions: You can also contact JoAnn at 616-745-8542 or jasischo@hotmail.com Register on the website www.ggrsc.org

    See flyer for details on each event:  2022 XC Schedule Nordic Flyer.pdf        


    • 02/16/2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • Crystal Mountain
    Register



    See flyer for additional details: 2021-2022 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf
    • 02/18/2022
    • 02/20/2022
    • Ludington
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    Details are pending.


    See flyer for details on each event:  2022 XC Schedule Nordic Flyer.pdf        


    • 02/22/2022
    • 10:00 AM
    • Bittersweet
    Register



    See flyer for details: 2021-2022 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    • 02/23/2022
    • 02/27/2022
    • Searchmont, Ontario
    • 20
    Register


    Searchmont Weekend Trip February 24 - 27, 2022. $464 single, $237 double, $161 triple, $124 quad. Don't forget you need a passport for this trip (provided the border opens).

    COVIDE RESTRICTIONS: May include proof of vaccination and negative test results within 72 hours to enter canada and/or return to US.

    Downhill skiing at Searchmont and excellent x-c skiing and snowshoeing at Hiawatha Park.

    Trip Flyer: 2022 Searchmont Flyer.pdf

    Easiest and preferred method of payment will be with credit card (please pay for only one event/person per transaction). 

    • 02/27/2022
    • 1:00 PM
    • 1859 Lake Michigan Drive
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