Greater Grand Rapids Ski Club

                                                    

Trips/events are paid for with credit card (preferred method) 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 Lynne Black at lynneblack@tds.net 

 

2018-19 Ski Events:  2019 trip schedule - GGRSC Trips at a Glance - color version .pdf

2018-19 Park and Rides:  2018-19 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

2019 Cross Country:  2019 XC Schedule 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

    • 12/16/2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • Caberfae Peaks
    Register

    Park and Ride is to Caberfae.  Meet at 131 expressway and Post Road carpool lot at 8:00 am. 

    See flyer for details:   2018-19 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    Please register online so we know to look for you!

    Questions to Shirley at 616-361-8390 home, 616-340-8586 cell, or shirleyjnevins@gmail.com.

    • 12/21/2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • Crystal Mountain
    Register

    Park and Ride to Crystal Mountain.  Meet at 131 Expressway and Post Road Carpool Lot at 8:00 a.m. 

    Please register online so we know to look for you!

    See flyer for details and future trips:   2018-19 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    Questions to Shirley at 616-361-8390 home, 616-340-8586 cell, or shirleyjnevins@gmail.com.

    • 12/25/2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • Caberfae Peaks
    Register


    Spend Christmas Day skiing at Caberfae!  Meet at 131 expressway and Post Road carpool lot at 12:00 noon. 

    See flyer for details:   2018-19 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    Please register online so we know to look for you!

    Questions to Shirley at 616-361-8390 home, 616-340-8586 cell, or shirleyjnevins@gmail.com.

    • 12/29/2018
    • 1:00 PM
    • 6001 Ramsdell Dr NE Cannonsburg MI 49317
    Register


    Meet at 1:00 pm at the Pickeral Lake Parking Lot

    Hiking, XC skiing and snowshoeing available. With moderate hills and diverse environments, the park is a beautiful place to explore.

    Afterward Soups on at Terry's - bring a dish to pass.

    Event hosted by WMCS.  Contact Terry Z if interested 616-570-8157.


    X-C flyer: 2019 XC Schedule Flyer - .pdf

    • 12/30/2018
    • 01/01/2019
    • Perry Hotel - Petoskey
    • 21
    Register


    New Year's Eve 2018 will be at the Perry Hotel with NYE dinner at the Bayview Inn (transportation to and from Bayview provided).  Price includes two nights lodging, breakfast buffet Monday and Tuesday, NYE Gala dinner at BayView, $25 hotel bucks toward food, drinks, etc., and all taxes and gratuities.

    After Glow Party at the Perry Resort Room with band in the Noggin Room.

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

    Trip Flyer:  2018-2019 New Years Eve Flyer.pdf

    • 01/04/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Timber Ridge
    Register

    Park and Ride to Timber Ridge.  Meet at 84th Street Grill Lot off 131 expressway at 10:00 am. 

    See flyer for details:   2018-19 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    Please register online so we know to look for you!

    Questions to Shirley at 616-361-8390 home, 616-340-8586 cell, or shirleyjnevins@gmail.com.

    • 01/06/2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • Clyde Park entrance (south of 44th Street)
    Register

    Meet at 2:00 pm at Kaufman Park (Clyde Park entrance south of 44th Street).  If the gate is closed, meet at 52nd Street side.  Ski rentals are available.  

    At 5:00 pm we'll meet at Chili's on 54th & Clyde Park to grab a bite to eat. Snowshoeing is NOT allowed at Kaufman so bring your skis.  

    See flyer for details on each event:   2019 XC Schedule Flyer - .pdf

    Hosted by WMCS.  Questions to JoAnn at 616-745-8542 or Mel 616-532-1312.

    • 01/09/2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Caberfae Peaks
    Register

    Park and Ride is to Caberfae.  Meet at 131 expressway and Post Road carpool lot at 8:00 am. 

    See flyer for details:   2018-19 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    Please register online so we know to look for you!

    Questions to Shirley at 616-361-8390 home, 616-340-8586 cell, or shirleyjnevins@gmail.com.

    • 01/11/2019
    • 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
    • Crystal Mountain
    • 37
    Register


    The first bus trip of the year is to Crystal Mountain.  Andrea Gerstle is your host.  Meet at "Park-N-Ride" at I-96 and the East Beltline (North side of The Gravity Restaurant) at 6:30 with bus leaving 7:00 a.m. sharp.  Continental breakfast on the way up and pizza dinner on the way home.  Lunch and lift tickets on your own.  You do not have to be a member to go on the bus.  Invite your friends!  You can pay with credit card or by sending a check.  Please register online.  

    Flyer:  2019 Crystal Mtn Bus Trip Flyer.pdf


    $42 if paid by 12/11; otherwise $47.  Guests $57

    • 01/14/2019
    • 01/18/2019
    • Blue Mountain Ontario
    • 14
    Register

    Blue Mountain Ontario - We have lodging for up to 20 members in four slope-side condos at Cachet Crossings which is part of the Blue Mountain Inn.  Easy walk to the lifts and ski village.  We will be traveling by cars or vans to this area up by the Georgian Bay northwest of Toronto.  Pricing $360/person + final transportation costs.

    This trip will provide you with 3 wonderful days of great skiing right outside your door while overlooking the bay when you ski.  It is a great trip to get in shape for your season of skiing and also a way to have a ski vacation without paying the "big bucks"!  Join us on this wonderful trip. 

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

    Trip flyer:  2019 Blue Mountain ON Trip Flyer.pdf

    • 01/19/2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • 01/20/2019
    • 116 Mill Site Road Village of Hersey
    Register

    Meet at 12:00 pm in  Hersey (just east of Reed City off US 10) - cabin of John Zadvinskis.  x-c ski  on Saturday Cadillac Pathway a groomed trail. There is a separate winter sports recreation trail which is groomed for snowshoes, hiking and fat biking.

    Spend the weekend doing all the options! Can also downhill ski as well.  Can come up just for the day or stay overnight.  Bar and dining options Reed City, Big Rapids and Cadillac. BYOB and food. Limited sleeping space at John's place Saturday night, bring sleeping bag.  

    Weekend of fun hosted by John Zadvinskis of GGRSC

    Register online. Contact John for a map and to RSVP 616-450-4793 (call or text).

    • 01/22/2019
    • Bittersweet
    Register

    Park and Ride to Bittersweet.  Meet at 84th Street Grill lot off 131 expressway at 10:00 am. 

    See flyer for details:  2018-19 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf 

    Please register online so we know to look for you!

    Questions to Shirley at 616-361-8390 home, 616-340-8586 cell, or shirleyjnevins@gmail.com.

    • 01/25/2019
    • 01/27/2019
    • Alanson, MI
    • 33
    Register


    Crooked River 2019 will be the last weekend in January. This is a favorite event for the club! Price includes two nights lodging, Friday night welcome party/light dinner and Saturday night catered dinner, Saturday and Sunday breakfast buffet, use of indoor pool and hot tub, game/TV loft room, and all taxes, fees and gratuities.  

    Nearby cross country trails or skiing/boarding at Nubs. Small group lessons (pay Nubs) will be available.  We will be getting discounted lift tickets also.  

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

    Trip Flyer:  2019 Crooked River _ Nubs Nob.pdf

    • 02/02/2019
    • 02/12/2019
    • Whistler & Vancouver
    • 0
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    Ski the #1 Ski Area in North American! - Whistler Blackcomb consistently rates as the #1 ski resort in North America based on its size and lift capacity. These two colossal mountains offer more than 200 marked trails that include in-bounds back country, wide-open glaciers, powder-filled bowls, secluded glades and perfectly groomed trails.

    After skiing, spend optional three nights in Vancouver, at the Fairmont Hotel known as the "Castle in the City".  It is minutes away from some of Vancouver's biggest attractions including Granville Island, Robson Street shopping, Stanley Park Seawall, Vancouver Aquarium, Gastown, Canada Place and Science World. 

    Base Package Price - $1,975 (based on double occupancy) includes air from Grand Rapids to Vancouver, round trip transfer from Vancouver to Whistler, seven nights lodging at the Listel Hotel, and 5 out of 6 day lift tickets.  Optional extension to Vancouver $400 includes three nights at the Fairmont Hotel, daily breakfast and round trip transfer to and from the Fairmont Hotel and the airport.  

    Price are tentative and subject to change due to changes in itinerary, currency, fuel surcharges, airport taxes or other fees.

    Package does not include: airline baggage fees, trip insurance, ski rentals, or meals (other than breakfast at Fairmont in Vancouver).

    To receive a detailed itinerary or answer any questions, contact Ed Kisscorni at Ed@EdKisscorni.com or 616-443-6730

    REGISTRATION:  Open 7/1/18.  

    Down payment of $1,000 due with registration and $975 due 9/1/18.  Adjustments and Extension of $350 is due by check on 10/1/18.

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

    Trip flyer:  2019 Whistler Vancouver Flyer.pdf


    • 02/02/2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • 1859 Lake Michigan Drive
    Register

    Meet at 1:00 at 1859 Lake Michigan Drive (Aman Park).  It's  two miles west of Standale.  At 3:00 we will meet at Uccello's in Standale for a bite to eat.   Hosted by WMCS.

    See flyer for details on each event:   2019 XC Schedule Flyer - .pdf         

    RSVP to JoAnn at 745-8542 or Mel at 532-1312.

    • 02/03/2019
    • 7:30 AM
    • Crystal Mountain
    • 47
    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.

    New/Returning Ski Package:  $59/pp covers lift ticket, equipment rental and group lesson.

    Partner/Current Ski Package:  $29/pp covers lift ticket.

    Preferred method of payment is with credit card.  Please register online.  

    Flyer:  2019 Never too Late Crystal Flyer.pdf

    • 02/08/2019
    • 02/10/2019
    • Petoskey, MI
    • 20
    Register

    This is a great chance to take a friend or family member(s) along to introduce them to GRSC fun times.  All financials will be on your own vs. through the club. Great deals - prices $52.73/pp for 1 night package or 105.45/pp for 2 night package based on double occupancy at the Quality Inn (formerly Comfort Inn).  Price includes lodging, breakfast, tips & taxes.  Make room reservation by calling 231-347-3220 and say you are with GGRSC by 1/8/19.  Various prices per person will be based on how many in your room.

    Register so Shirley knows you are coming and can send further trip info. 

    Two options:  Friday night stay over or weekend stay over.  Contact is Shirley Nevins shirleyjnevins@gmail.com or 616-361-8390 home or 616-340-8586 cell.

    Trip Flyer:  2019 Highlands Zoo Overnight Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

     

    • 02/09/2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • 12524 Stanton Street, West Olive
    Register

    Meet at 1:00 pm at Pigeon Creek for X-C skiing or snowshoeing.  Rentals available if you need.  If ski area closed for lack of snow, we will be hiking at nearby Hemlock Crossing at the Pine Bend Co. Park. 

    Hosted by GGRSC. Register online. Questions to John Zadvinskis 616-450-4793 (call or text).

    See flyer for details on each event:    2019 XC Schedule Flyer - .pdf

    • 02/13/2019
    • Schuss Mountain
    Register

    Park and Ride at Schuss Mountain.  Meet at 131 expressway and Post Road carpool lot at 7:00 am. 

    See flyer for details:   2018-19 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    Please register online so we know to look for you!

    Questions to Shirley at 616-361-8390 home, 616-340-8586 cell, or shirleyjnevins@gmail.com.

    • 02/15/2019
    • 02/17/2019
    • Ludington, MI
    • 22
    Register


    This is the 22nd annual cross country weekend in Ludington!  The event is a joint venture with GGRSC and WM Catholic Singles and Friends.  Join us for a weekend of fun eating out, dancing, shopping, and of course Saturday at Ludington State Park hiking, skiing, or snow shoeing.    

    We are staying at the Comfort Inn 5323 W. US-10. Everyone is responsible for their own reservations. Call 231-845-7004 before 2/1/19 to reserve your room (let them know you are with the WM Catholic Singles group). Rate is around $65 per night (two queen beds) and includes continental breakfast.  

    Friday night dinner (7:30-8:00) will be in the lodge next to the Comfort Inn.  Paper products, pulled pork and pulled chicken will be provided.  BYOB, an appetizer or dish to pass, and games for afterward.

    Ski rentals are available a Provision Sport Shop (231-843-4150) - approximately $20 for 24 hours.

    See flyer for details and weekend itinerary and contact information.  2019 Ludington State Park Weekend Flyer .pdf

    Register online so we know you are going!  For questions, contact John Zadvinskis at 616-450-4793 or johnzadv@aol.com   

    • 02/19/2019
    • 02/21/2019
    • Alanson, MI
    • 18
    Register


    Crooked River Midweek Adventure at Crooked River Lodge. This is a nice small group midweek getaway. Ski Wednesday at Nubs Nob and Thursday at Boyne Highlands. 10 rooms have been reserved. Lodging Tuesday and Wednesday (2 queens/room) with breakfast buffet.  Snowshoeing on the lodges 20 acres.

    Nearby Petoskey offers lots to explore for those who may not want to ski.  Also cross country and snow mobile trails close by.

    Flyer:  2019 Crooked River Midweek Trip Flyer.pdf

    • 02/22/2019
    • 03/05/2019
    • Morzine & Lisbon
    • 0
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    Ski Portes du Soleil, the Largest Ski Area in the World! -  Cross border skiing links 12 villages, two-thirds of them in France, the others in Switzerland.  Famous names included:  Les Gets, Chatel, Morzine, Avoriaz and the traditional Swiss resort of Champery.  Morzine is a fine destination for skiers of all levels. The Hotel Les Airelles is a four minute walk to the two lifts serving Portes du Soleil.  Ski storage and equipment rental available at the hotel.  

    After skiing, spend optional three nights in Lisbon, Portugal at the Hotel Mundial.

    Base Package Price - $2,400 (based on double occupancy) includes air from Grand Rapids to Geneva, round trip transfers from Geneva to Morzine, seven nights lodging at the 4-star Hotel Les Airelles, daily breakfast buffet and 4-course dinner.  Optional extension to Lisbon, Portugal $385 includes three nights at the 4-star Hotel Mundial, daily breakfast and round trip transfer to and from the Hotel Mundial and the airport.  

    Prices are tentative and subject to change due to changes in itinerary, currency, fuel surcharges, airport taxes or other fees.

    Package does not include: lift tickets, airline baggage fees, trip insurance, ski rentals, or lunch.

    To receive a detailed itinerary or answer any questions, contact Ed Kisscorni at Ed@EdKisscorni.com or 616-443-6730

    REGISTRATION:  Open 7/1/18.  

    Down payment of $1,200 due with registration and $1,200 due 9/1/18.  Adjustments, Chicago Air Departure $200 and Lisbon Extension of $385 are due by check 10/1/18.

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

    Trip flyer:  2019 Morzine Lisbon Flyer.pdf

    Chamonix Day Trip flyer:  2019 Chamonix.pdf

    • 02/23/2019
    • 03/02/2019
    • Steamboat
    • 0
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    Ski Steamboat 2019!  

    Package Price - $1,745 (based on double occupancy) includes air from Grand Rapids, round trip ground transportation, seven nights lodging at The Lodge - 3 bedrooms/3 bath condos, complimentary coffee and donuts in the lobby, 5 day lift ticket at Steamboat, social events, free shuttle to skiing and into town, $50 food credit for each lift pass holder. 

    Package does not include: airline baggage fees, trip insurance, ski rentals, or meals.

    If you have any questions, contact Lori at lorivug@yahoo.com or 616-566-6273.

    REGISTRATION:  Open 7/1/18.  

    Down payment of $875 due with registration and $870 due 12/15/17.  

    Easiest/preferred payment method is with a credit card (please pay for only one event/person per transaction). 

    Trip flyer:  2019 Steamboat flyer.pdf


    • 02/23/2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • 462 North Scenic Drive, Muskegon
    Register

    Meet at 1:00 pm at 462 North Scenic Drive Muskegon (Muskegon Winter Sports Complex).  Lots of activities offered:  X-C skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, ice skating and ride the luge. Rentals available.  http//www.msports.org. Afterward we will eat at a local place.  

    Hosted by GGRSC.  Register online.

    Activities Director   John Zadvinskis 616-450-4793 (call or text).

    See flyer for details on each event:   2019 XC Schedule Flyer - .pdf


    • 02/27/2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Mt. Brighton
    Register

    Park and Ride to Mt. Brighten.  Meet at I 96 & E. Beltline carpool lot (North of The Gravity Restaurant) at 9:00 am. 

    See flyer for details:   2018-19 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    Please register online so we know to look for you!

    Questions to Shirley at 616-361-8390 home, 616-340-8586 cell, or shirleyjnevins@gmail.com.

    • 03/03/2019
    • 7:00 AM
    • Schuss Mountain
    Register

    Park and Ride at Schuss Mountain.  Meet at 131 expressway and Post Road carpool lot at 7:00 am. 

    See flyer for details:   2018-19 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    Please register online so we know to look for you!

    Questions to Shirley at 616-361-8390 home, 616-340-8586 cell, or shirleyjnevins@gmail.com.

    • 03/07/2019
    • 03/10/2019
    • Searchmont, Ontario
    • 22
    Register


    Searchmont Weekend Trip March 7 - 10, 2019  (two or three night lodging options).  Don't forget you need a passport for this trip!

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

    15 rooms have been reserved for 30 members at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada (two queen beds in each room).  

    Contact:  Shirley Nevins 616-361-8390 or shirleyjnevins@gmail.com.  

    Trip Flyer:  2019 Searchmont Trip Flyer.pdf

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

    • 03/13/2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Caberfae Peaks
    Register

    Park and Ride is to Caberfae.  Meet at 131 expressway and Post Road carpool lot at 8:00 am. 

    See flyer for details:   2018-19 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    Please register online so we know to look for you!

    Questions to Shirley at 616-361-8390 home, 616-340-8586 cell, or shirleyjnevins@gmail.com.

    • 03/16/2019
    • 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    • Nubs Nob
    • 44
    Register

    FInal bus trip of the year is to one of the club's favorite ski spots - Nubs Nob. Meet at I-96/East Beltline park 'n ride at 5:30 for 6:00 a.m. departure. Continental breakfast and pizza party dinner included. Lunch and lift tickets on your own.  Plan to celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend with your ski buds! You do not have to be a member to go on the bus.  Invite your friends!  You can pay online with credit card (easiest) or by sending a check.  

    Flyer:  2019 Nubs Nob Bus Trip Flyer.pdf

    $57 if paid by 2/15, otherwise $62.  Guests $72

    • 03/20/2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Crystal Mountain
    Register

    Park and Ride to Crystal Mountain.  Meet at 131 Expressway and Post Road Carpool Lot at 8:00 a.m. 

    Please register online so we know to look for you!

    See flyer for details and future trips:   2018-19 Park and Ride Trip Flyer.pdf

    Questions to Shirley at 616-361-8390 home, 616-340-8586 cell, or shirleyjnevins@gmail.com.

    • 03/23/2019
    • 03/30/2019
    • Odgen, Utah
    • 18
    Register

    Ski Snowbasin and Powder Mountain in 2019!  

    Package Price - $1,650 (based on double occupancy) includes air from Grand Rapids, round trip ground transportation, seven nights lodging at the Marriot Hotel, hot breakfast buffet, 3 day lift ticket at Snowbasin & 2 day lift ticket at Powder Mountain, social events, transportation to ski areas, $49 senior discount for 65 and older. 

    Package does not include: airline baggage fees, trip insurance, ski rentals, or meals other than breakfast.

    If you are interested in being a trip leader or have any questions, contact Lori at lorivug@yahoo.com or 616-566-6273.

    REGISTRATION:  Open 7/1/18.  

    Down payment of $825 due with registration and $825 due 1/18/18.  

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

    Trip flyer:  2019 Ogden.pdf


    • 04/05/2019
    • 04/07/2019
    • Petoskey, MI
    • 31
    Register

     Petoskey Spring Weekend Trip/Park and Ride 4/5 - 4/7.  The Petoskey Chamber of Commerce offers a great deal on spring skiing late in March and early April. We will combine with our Nubs Nob park and ride. 

    Hotels and prices not determined at this time - we will post as soon as available. (last year prices were $126.59/pp for 2 night package and $63.19/pp for 1 night and included lodging, breakfast, tips & taxes, plus lift ticket to Nubs or Boyne Mountain).

    Register so Shirley knows you are coming.  You or your roommate need to call the hotel to secure your room and indicate where you want to ski (most skiing Nubs on Saturday).

    Four options:  park and ride, Friday night stay over, Saturday night stay over or weekend stay over.  Contact is Shirley Nevins shirleyjnevins@gmail.com or 616-361-8390 home or 616-340-8586 cell.

    Flyer:  2019 Petoskey Spring Discount Trip Flyer.pdf