First Run - January 2015

January 2015

Happy New Year! We will have our first club meeting of 2015 on Wednesday, January 7 at 7:00 at Sgt. Preston’s of the North at the intersection of 2nd and South St.

Saturday, January 10: The Lafayette Dinner, Drinks, Enertainment, & Fun group will be ice skating at the Riverside rink at 4:00 pm. Dinner at nearby Scotty's Brewhouse Pub will follow at 6:00. LSSC members/newsletter recipients are welcome to join them.

The days until our winter trips begin are getting shorter. Here’s a recap of the trips. There are still plenty of spots available for the Swiss Valley day trip on Saturday, February 7.  

MLK Week: Sunday, January 18-Saturday, January 24, 2015:
Breckenridge, CO, USA

             Trip Leader: Dave Dull:

            Air:  Southwest 
WN 3563 18JAN IND DEN  105P 305P (one stop, no change of planes)
WN 4484 24JAN DEN IND 1015A 240P

            Ground Transportation:   Arrow State Lines – 47 pas. charter bus, grocery stop

            Lodging:  Sawmill Creek  105 S Park Ave, Breckenridge, CO 80424. Sawmill Creek Condominiums offer outstanding comfort and convenience at a moderate price. A short shuttle ride delivers you directly to the lifts, while in the evening you can ski directly to your front door from the Four O’Clock ski run. Main Street, with a wealth of restaurants, entertainment, and Victorian charm, is only a block away. Extras to make your stay more comfortable and convenient in Breckenridge include outdoor ski storage, covered parking, elevators to all floors, and washer/dryer in each condo. Please note the property does not offer any mid stay housekeeping services.

            Lift Tickets:  Breckenridge Resort - 5 of 6 days lift ticket

            Pizza Party – BYOB

Saturday, February 7, 2015
Swiss Valley, MI

Departure/Arrival: Leave Meijer parking lot at 7:30 A.M. SHARP. Ski time is approximately 11 A.M.-6 P.M. Return to Lafayette at approx. 9-9:30 P.M.

Cost of trip: (each includes a complementary beginner’s lesson if needed)

            Adult with bus, lift ticket, and equipment rental: $95

            Adult with bus & lift ticket: $75

            Youth (12 and under) with bus, lift ticket, and equipment rental: $80

            Youth (12 and under) with bus and lift ticket: $60

Trip includes: Chartered bus transportation, snacks and movies, lift ticket, and a free group lesson (if needed)

Registration form: Available online at

Contact/Payment: Frank Arnold: 714-0236 or Checks/forms should be addressed to the Lafayette Ski and Snowboard Club and mailed to Frank Arnold, 1921 King Eider Ct., West Lafayette, IN 47906

Saturday, March 14-Saturday, March 21, 2015

Banff, Alberta, Canada:

Purdue Spring Break Ski Trip – 2015 (W/ Alpine Ski Club)

Passport Required: YES

Trip Leader: Brian Olehy:

Spaces: 12 Spaces available

 Air: United Airlines – - Baggage Policy

Outbound - Depart – Flight 6125 – Indy 1:45 PM – Arrive – Calgary 5:59 PM (Connect in Chicago)

Return - Depart – Flight 614 – Calgary 7:35 AM – Arrive – Indy 3:05 PM (Connect in Chicago)

Ground Transportation:  Arrow State Lines – 50 passenger charter bus –  & International Stage Lines – 50 passenger charter bus

Lodging: - SPLIT STAY

3 Nights at Sunshine Mountain Lodge --SKI IN, SKI OUT --The ONLY one in Banff! The Sunshine Mountain Lodge sits high in the Canadian Rockies at 7200 feet in the heart of the Sunshine Village Ski Resort.  Because it is the only ski-in/ski-out accommodations in Banff National Park, you can be the first on the slopes each morning.  You will be staying in an extraordinary place!

4 Nights – Banff Ptarmagin Inn -- Offers deluxe hotel accommodations. Each room boasts Mountain Luxury beds with Down Duvets, as well as complimentary wireless internet access. Standard hotel coffee and soaps have been upgraded with locally produced products. The Ptarmigan Inn, located just a 1 minute walk from the shops and restaurants in downtown provides convince to the varied activities in Banff, and also offers a free evening shuttle for convenient access to Banff's nightlife. Other amenities include free underground heated parking, common area sauna, indoor hot tubs and steam room, as well as ski lockers.

Lift Tickets:  Sunshine Mountain Resort - 3 day lift ticket

Lake Louise & Mt. Norquay: 2 day lift ticket

Pizza Party: BYOB

Welcome Reception at Sunshine Mountain Lodge

Luggage Transfers between hotels

Daily Breakfast

We hope to see you on the slopes!