We are hosting a meet and ski at Mont Cascades on February 1, 2020. Meet at 12:30 PM in front of the chalet, and later at the bar, Pub Amigo, from 4 PM to 6 PM for free snacks and hot cocoa (table reserved under “Bytown Ski Club”). Show your membership card to get 20% off lift tickets for the day. Hope to see you there!
Unfortunately due to the poor weather forecast, the Calabogie Meet and Greet scheduled for Saturday, January 11, 2020 has been cancelled.
Meet and Greet @ Calabogie — All Bytown Ski Club members are invited to join our Austrian ski week travelers for a pre-Europe warm up at Calabogie Peaks on Saturday January 11.
Drop by the Bytown members welcome table between 9:15 and 10:15 to register so we’ll know how many tables to reserve for après-ski cocktails in the Black Donald Lounge upstairs at the Calabogie Peaks Ski lodge from 3:00 onwards. We’ll have some muchies at our Bytown tables, plus there is entertainment with Vicki Brittle that afternoon.
Remember your Bytown membership card to get a members’ only discount off regular price Calabogie ski-pass.
Tremblant tickets — Did you procrastinate on the purchase of your tickets for this year? We are sad to report that we are now sold out of our extra Tremblant tickets.
If you have extra tickets to sell, or would like to purchase tickets, please email us and we’ll coordinate buyers and sellers.
Day trips — The next two scheduled day trips after Mont Blanc are to Tremblant on January 24 and February 14, both PD days for elementary schools. Sign up now to ensure these trips will go! For prices and more info, see the Trips page.
Membership — You can join us anytime!! Only $11 for adults and $5 for kids. We have discounts available at local merchants, membership meet and greets (Calabogie on Jan 11), fun day trips and we support all those who need an excuse to get out of the house and do some fun stuff outdoors in the winter. Winter is too long to stay inside — get out there and have some fun! Sign up in the Member Zone.
Austria ski trip — there will be an information meeting on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm at the Ottawa Public Library, Centrepointe branch, Meeting Room 1B. Don will talk about his pre-Christmas visit to St. Anton, and Touringhouse will provide your airline package. The highlights will be sent out before the trip departure, if you cannot make it. For the latest updates, including airline seating arrangements, see the “Information for Participants” section on the 2020 Austria trip page.
Ski club meetups — Don is organizing a pre-Europe meetup and a post-trip reunion afterwards; all Bytown ski club members are invited to both:
- Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Calabogie Peaks: Drop by the Bytown ski club welcome table before 10:15 or meet in the Black Donald lounge for après-ski cocktails from 3:30 onward. Remember to bring your Bytown ski club membership card to enjoy a 20% discount on lift tickets.
- February 16 or 17, 2020 at Titus Mountain in Malone, New York: details still to be confirmed; working on having a 2-for-1 deal. Located only two hours from Ottawa, Titus Mountain was “Voted #2 family-friendly resort” and “#2 best overall resort” in North America. It has 50 runs, 1200′ vertical, night skiing and a great tubing park.