A Failure to Communicate

A Failure to Communicate By W. Gregory Schmid, President, Cleveland Metro Ski Council   “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.”  These words, spoken by Strother Martin to Paul Newman in the movie Cool Hand Luke, unfortunately apply to Cleveland Metro Ski Council and to its 23 member clubs. Frequently, we reach out […]

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We’re having a party!

We’re having a party, and you’re invited!   Join us for dinner, open bar, dancing to The Summer of ’65 and much more as we celebrate CMSC’s 50th birthday!  Open to all current, former ski club members, guests – SPREAD THE WORD!   Time: 5:30:  Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres; 6:30 dinner and surprises Where:  Mediterranean […]

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Powder Alert for July

SUMMERTIME SKI FITNESS Tips from a pro: skiing is fun, so training should be too. By Amie Engerbretson | June 6, 2017 Summertime is here, and winter is a sweet drifting memory in the rearview mirror. Legs are tired and feet are abused. What does it all mean? Time to totally veg and lay around […]

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Powder Alert for June

How To Store Your Ski Gear This Summer Take care of your gear and it will take care of you. May 11, 2017 Take Stock Go over any equipment issues while the season is still fresh in your mind, and address any fixes you’ve put off. It’s discouraging to bust out the gear for a […]

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Endless Winter: A Guide to Spring Skiing

Feel like going somewhere new this spring? Pick your locale based on this guide, illustrating everything you need to know about different resorts around the world during skiing’s favorite season. Where: Arapahoe Basin, Colorado Closing Date: TBD, but typically June or later Why Go: With a summit elevation of 13,050 fee, A-Basin receives some of […]

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2017 Race Season Wrap Up

Go Home Mother Nature, You’re Drunk. 2017 Race Season Wrap Up Becky Bertuzzi, Race Chair I’m sure that we all had high hopes for a great winter. I know the weathermen kept getting our hopes up with Farmer’s Almanac predictions. I really need a job where I can be wrong 50% of the time and […]

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Akron Ski Club

Akron Ski Club is a small, friendly group of skiers who enjoy outdoor activities year round. During the winter, the club sponsors one- and two-day bus trips, weekend ski trips, a weekly ski night at Boston Mills and a weekly cross-country ski/hike event. The rest of the year is bicycling, hiking, social events and our […]

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Beaver Valley Ski Club

Beaver Valley Ski Club: The club consists of a wide variety of skiers and boarders from beginners to advance, and from all occupations and age groups. Whether your forte is the bunny slopes, snowboarding or heli-skiing – there is always someone ready to hit the slopes with you. We usually run 4 different weekend trips […]

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Continental Ski Club

Continental Ski Club is both a SKI and SOCIAL club with various activities occurring year round. Our ski activities include weekend ski trips and participation in both the CMSC Adult and Kids Race Programs, as well as skiing out west. Social activities include a fundraiser for our race team in the spring and fall, a […]

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Chagrin Valley Ski Club

Chagrin Valley Ski Club: A club of Skiers and Riders that are a little crazy, loose and diverse. This is a club for both young and old (and the young at heart!).  We sponsor 4 one-day bus trips to western NY each season (Sundays) as well as (at least) one week long trip to Western […]

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