XP R E S S Renew your CSC membership
today. This is REALLY the
final newsletter for non-
International Coastal Cleanup Day— Volume 25, Issue 6
S a t u r d a y, S e p t e m b e r 1 7 t h S ept ember 2 005
This year marks the items collected on
20th anniversary of standardized data
International Coastal cards. Data cards are Inside this issue:
Cleanup Day (ICC). then returned to the
Since 1986, over 4 Ocean Conservancy Presidents’ Corner 2
million volunteers for analysis. The re- Community Service 3
worldwide have gath- sulting information is Corner
ered on the third Sat- used to educate the
Panzer House 3
urday in September public as well as Concerts
for the ICC. Clean- business and govern-
Bike Ride Schedule 3
ups are conducted on this day on ment officials around the world
shorelines worldwide. People from about the problem of marine debris. Ski Trip Schedule 4
all walks of life come together for 3 Trip Ads 4
hours to give of themselves in kind- Last year’s results showed nearly
ness and spirit for a single purpose - 61% of the debris collected was CSC Activities 6
to rid their beaches and waterways from human recreational activity on More Trip Ads 8
of unsightly and dangerous debris. or near the water. Last year, there
were over 300,000 volunteers Ski Trip Application 10
Volunteers have removed over 70 (including CSC members) partici- CSC Membership 11
million tons of debris since 1986 pating from 88 countries that col-
and participate in the Marine Debris lected nearly 8 million pounds of CSC Trip List 12
Monitoring Program by recording (Continued on page 3)
September: Hooray for Hollywood!
September’s meeting is Monday, they signed up that they would have
September 12th, at the Columbia to be playwrights, directors, and Special points of
Hilton at 5485 Twin Knolls Road. actors in addition to organizing a interest:
trip!) • This is your last CSC
This meeting is the first of several newsletter if you haven’t
meetings featuring out ski trip skits. Socializing, as always, begins at renewed your member-
If you ever wondered what it takes 7:30 pm and the meeting starts at ship!! (We really mean
it this time.) Don’t miss
to be a trip leader, be sure to come 8:00 pm. We look forward to see-
out — renew now!
watch the renowned CSC trip skits. ing you there!
(Little did the leaders know when
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Executive Committee Presidents’ Corner
President/Director `Welcome! One of the aspects I like publicity efforts, we have newcomers
Tom Delaney 410-796-3705 most about CSC is the friendliness of showing up constantly. So let’s all
Wayne Homens 410-796-1190
so many of our members. When I go remember to continue this tradition,
Vice-President/Director on a ski trip or participate in any by sharing some friendly words with
John Wetterau 410-872-0534 other kind of activity, I usually find these people when we see them. Re-
Directors people who are nice, kind and inter- member, some of these people will
Bob Craig 410-381-4749 ested in meeting and speaking with. become our very good friends – but
Alexa Fair 410-465-2966
Ron Fedorczak 410-992-4308
Before you say, “But that’s because not until after we give them a chance.
Jeff Headlee 410-744-0476 you’re the president,” let me say that
Deb McCune 410-637-5454 this was true years before I ever This same spirit extends to CSC’s
Treasurer joined the club’s leadership, when I considerable volunteer efforts. Just
Kathy Pohlmeyer 410-730-5146 came to monthly meetings and this past month, we received several
Diane Corwin 301-604-4172
walked around the room without thank-you letters from soldiers in
Secretary hardly knowing anyone. Today, Kuwait and Iraq who received our
Benita Koch 410-519-0645
many of my best friends are members care packages that Lisa Jaworski’s
of CSC. group sent overseas in May. And
another group spent a Saturday tak-
Committee Chairs Thus I enjoy seeing this same type of ing pledges at Maryland Public Tele-
2005—2006 encounter take place today at our vision – for the second time this sum-
meetings – and at our happy hours, mer.
Activities our dining outs, our dances, our
Bob McCune 410-637-5454 hikes, and our cultural events. This month, our ski trip skits begin.
Ted Dietz 410-421-9064
Thanks to word of mouth, and our For the next three meetings, the lead-
Hospitality BOD Business Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 pm, in the
Joyce Wronka 410-730-6841 Owen Brown Community Center. The October BOD meeting will be held Sept. 26th instead
Membership of on Rosh Hashanah on Oct. 3rd. Business meetings are open to all members. Please
Jeff Headlee 410-744-0476 contact the President in advance to have an item included on the agenda.
Meetings & Programs
Ted Dietz 410-421-9064
Newsletter The Black Diamond Xpress is published monthly by the
Lynne Pusanik 410-730-1730 Columbia Ski Club, Inc., a not-for-profit organization
Gary Prestianni 410-799-4253 Dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of the sport of skiing.
John Weiland 410-884-0173 Newsletter Editors:
Racing Lynne Pusanik 410-730-1730
Gary Prestianni 410-799-4253
Grant Wagner 410-381-2067
Ski Trip Coordinator This month’s Contributors:
Steve Panzer 410-531-9233
Terry McClung 410-861-8871
Tom Delaney Sherry March Gary Prestianni
Team Sports Sue Muller Ted Dietz Cathy Homens
Rich Vrabel 410-768-1727
Web Site Announcements and articles from our members are always welcome and
Jim Leavy www.columbiaskiclub.org appreciated. The deadline for submissions is the 15th of the month.
Volume 25, Issue 6 Page 3
P r e s i d e n t ’s C o r n e r ( c o n t i n u e d ) Community
(Continued from page 2) manship with what we do best: have
ers of our ski trips will promote their fun. So come on out and enjoy the Date Event
trips in humorous and interesting show, especially if you haven’t cho-
Sept 17 International Coastal
ways, with the game assistance of sen your next winter’s ski trip yet. Cleanup. Contact Sue
whatever members they can round up 301-498-8462 / email
who have actual acting or entertain- In the meantime, be sure to check out email@example.com
ing talent (along with some members the Activities Calendar, which as Sept 24 Adopt-a-Road Cleanup.
who don’t actually have any talent, usual has a very full autumn schedule Contact Dan B. 410-
but won’t let that stop them from try- – including a dance in November. 379-6329.
ing). It’s a longstanding club tradi- Nov 14 Annual Food Drive.
tion (remember the “Vail Village And: Enjoy! Contact Sue 301-498-
People?” Or the “I’m Too Sexy” 8462 / email sonic-
Fashion Show?) that merges sales- — Tom Delaney firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nov 15 Adopt-a-Road Cleanup.
Contact Dan B. 410-
International Coastal Cleanup Day
Dec Christmas Caroling.
TBD Contact Tom D. 410-
(Continued from page 1) 796-3705.
trash with over 11000 miles of shore- Meet at 8AM in Columbia at the bus
Dec 25 Symphony of Lights.
line being cleaned. WOW! side of the park and ride on Bro- Contact Gary P. 410-
kenland Pkwy at Rt. 32. You will be 799-4253.
I hope many of you will join me as back to the Columbia area by 1 -
CSC members will return for their 2PM. Pack your lunch and we will
7th year to Terrapin Nature Area on eat on the beach before we return.
the Chesapeake Bay (directly across
the bay from Sandy Point State Park) Call Sue for more info at 301 498-
to clean one mile of shoreline. To- 8462. Free t-shirts too! You can
gether we can make a difference to check it out for yourself at
protect human health and marine www.coastalcleanup.org .
wildlife from marine debris.
Date Ride Title Length (mi) Leader
Sep 24 Kennedys with Andy &
10-Sep-05 Darnestown bike ride 33 Dave S. Denise ($15)
18-Sep-05 Blackwater Refuge bike ride 20+ Fred
Oct 22 Christopher Williams
25-Sep-05 Saint Michaels bike and sail ride 12 Ken G. with Janet Griffin
01-Oct-05 Thurmont Covered Bridge Bike Ride 19 or 30 Greg
08-Oct-05 Seagull Century 65-100 Open Nov 18 David Roth with Sioban
16-Oct-05 Baltimore Tour du Port 22 Donna Quinn and Michael
23-Oct-05 Lake Elkhorn - Savage Mill Ride 12 Ken G.
05-Nov-05 Gettysburg Country Ride 30-35 Bob Dec Carla Ulbrich and Brian
TBD Western Maryland Rail Trail 20+ Bob Joseph
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S k i Tr i p s
Big Mountain, Dec 26—Jan 2 $1399
Dec. 26, 2005 —Jan 2, 2006 Jan. 7-14, 2006
Squaw Valley, Jan 7—14
CA Trip Includes: INCLUDES:
• 5 days of skiing Round Trip Airfare &
Seven Springs, Jan 13—16 • Lodging at Grouse Mountain Lodge all transfers
PA DSL & wireless Internet service
145 rooms & 10 family loft units 5 days of Skiing
Dining// Grill-Bar, The Wine Room 3 days at Squaw Valley
*Sun Valley, Jan 21—29 Groomed X Country Skiing on site 1 day at Alpine Meadows
ID 15k 1 day at North Star at Tahoe
Wait List Only Pool and Spa 7 nights at The Resort at
Lake Placid, Jan 29— Feb 3 • Welcome Party
• Daily Breakfast Buffet
Squaw Creek… A 5 Star Resort
• RT airfare from BWI to Kalispell, MT Access to the Resort’s fitness
• Transfers and Baggage handling center, day spa, saunas, Jacuzzi
Aspen, CO Feb 4—11
• Complimentary Shuttle Service
Big Mountain to town is 1 mile MOUNTAIN STATS:
Steamboat, Feb 11—18 4000 acres
CO Options include:
2850 vertical drop
Wait List Only • Optional trip to Fernie, CANADA
• Optional trip insurance 100 + trails
Whistler, BC, Feb 18—25 • 45 minutes to Glacier Nat Park 33 lifts
Canada Expert… 30%
50 % Sold About Big Mountain: Intermediate…45%
Snowshoe, Feb 24—27 3000 acres with 91 trails Beginner… 25%
WV Elevation 4500 ft base—7000 ft top
20% Green – 50% Blue – 30 % Expert
Bowl Skiing for all abilities
Annual snowfall is 300 inches
*Val Gardena, Mar 3—11 Longest run is 3.4 miles For information, please contact:
Italy Great views of Glacier National Park Rob Foard, Trip Leader
80 % Sold
18 Ingate Terrace
Park City, UT Mar 11—19 Trip Leader:
Halethorpe, Md. 21227
50 % Sold
*Blue Ridge Ski Council Trip email@example.com (410)242-6860
(443) 790-0809 (cell)
firstname.lastname@example.org Assistant Trip Leader
Payment Schedule: (410) 964-1396
$205 Deposit — $350 July —
$325 August — $300 Sept —
Volume 25, Issue 6 Page 5
Rated #1 in Après & Dining
By Ski Magazine Readers Poll
Jan 13—16, 2006 (MLK
We e k e n d ) Feb 4-11, 2006
• 3 Day Lift Tickets (9 am to 10:30 pm)
or Indoor Activity Pkg (bowling, mini- Jan 29 – Feb 3, 2006 ♦ All airfare & transfers from
golf, roller blade/skate, $2 discount on BWI to Aspen
• 3 Nights Lodging Seven Springs Hotel
♦ 7 nights at The Gant
Roundtrip chartered motor coach
• 3 Complimentary breakfasts Aspen’s Finest Condominiums
Trip Includes: Amenities include:
• 1 Complimentary Dinner Buffet
• RT Bus transportation ♦ FUN! EXCITEMENT! THRILLS! 2 Heated Outdoor Pools, 3
• Complimentary overnight ski check ♦ 4 day lift ticket Whirlpool Hot Tubs, 2 Saunas
• Indoor Swimming Pool and exercise
equip ♦ 5 nights double lodging at the Exercise Facility, Laundry Fa-
• Discounts on ski/snowboard rentals and golden arrow hotel cility, In town Shuttle
lessons ♦ Continental breakfast ♦ Welcome & Farewell Parties
Trip Options: ♦ Indoor Heated Pool, Health Suite, ♦ Pre-trip & Post-trip Parties
• Snow Tubing Sauna, steam room and whirlpool
• Indoor Activities (bowling, miniature
♦ 5 of 6 day lift pass and skier
♦ In the heart of the ‘Olympic Vil- shuttle for world class skiing at:
golf, racquetball, roller skating)
lage’ and right on mirror lake
• Game rooms
• Hot tubs (for fee) ♦ Pre– and Post-trip PARTIES
• Slope side rooms (for additional fee) Buttermilk
• Alternate pricing for children, 3 or more Aspen Highlands
adults to a room
31 Runs Trip Leader:
50% Beginner Jerry Poley
33 % Intermediate P.O. Box 1163
17% Advanced Trip Leader: Columbia, MD 21044
Highest elevation 2,994 feet Buzz Bunting Home 410-997-3182
Vertical drop 759 feet 4500 Louisville Rd. Technutr@erols.com
Night Skiing Finksburg, MD 21048
email@example.com Assistant Trip Leader:
Trip Deposit: $150 Tom Donohue
For More Information Luanne Disque Cell 443-928-3236
Diane Mastroianni, Trip Leader 301-305-4726 Aspen2006@verizon.net
*Price is subject to change in the
Maria McDonough , Assistant Leader TRIP DEPOSIT: $100
case of unexpected rises in fuel sur-
firstname.lastname@example.org charges or airline fees
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09/03 Sat We are going to a Bowie Baysox game on Saturday evening, September 3rd. Meet at Dobbin Center at 6pm, the game
starts at 7:05 PM. Contact Dave I. at 410-884-1152 by email at email@example.com.
09/07 Wed Dancing Wednesdays return! September lessons at Cherry Hill feature the hustle! Beginner lessons
7:30pm, intermediate 8pm. $10 cost includes the lesson, dancing, drinks and snacks all in a smoke-free
atmosphere. Call Sue at 301 498-8462 Also Sept. 14, 21 & 28.
09/08 Thu Monthly Happy Hour - Rocky Run deck party. Meet at restaurant at 5:30-6pm. Contact Glenn S. by email at
09/10 Sat Bike Ride - Darnestown Western Montgomery County. 40+ miles from Darnestown. Bring water and lunch. Meet at
Dobbin Center at 8:00am. Bike helmets are mandatory on all CSC bike rides. Contact Dave S. at 410-964-1573.
09/11 Sun s
Hike Little Devil Stairs in the Shenandoah National Park. 5 miles moderate with one mile that' particularly strenuous,
1800 feet of climbing. We will be leaving from Dobbin Center at 8:00am. Hiking boots suggested. Bring water and a
snack. Members are encouraged to contribute towards carpool gasoline costs. Contact Dan B. at 410-379-6329,
09/12 Mon CSC General Membership Meeting - 7:30 in the ballroom of the Columbia Hilton - 5485 Twin Knolls Road, near the
intersection of MD Rt. 175 and Thunder Hill Rd.
09/15 Thu Monthly Dining Out at a TBD restaurant. Details coming soon. Contact Tom S. by email at Stanitis@comcast.net.
09/17 Sat International Coastal Cleanup. Contact Sue M. at 301-498-8462 by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
09/17 Sat Spirit of America will be Sat, 9/17 at 5pm. Details TBS. Contact Sue M. at 301-498-8462 by email at sonic-
09/18 Sun Bike Ride - Blackwater Refuge, Cambridge. More information to follow. Contact Fred M. at 410-672-7130 by email at
09/24 Sat The Baltimore Orioles take on the World Champion Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards on Saturday September 24th at
4:30 p.m. A limited number of tickets - upper reserved seats, behind home plate - available to CSC members at a dis-
counted price of $13.50 each. PLEASE NOTE - Your payment must be received to hold your tickets! To make your
payment, contact Contact Kevin S. at 410-772-9429 by email at Kevin9S@aol.com
09/24 Sat Adopt-a-Road cleanup. Meet at Princeton Sports at 9:00 AM. Bring garden gloves to wear and wear long sleeves. In
case of bad weather call Dan' cell phone at 443-415-4360. Contact Dan B. at 410-379-6329.
09/24 Sat Panzer House Concert - Acoustic music in an intimate setting. Featuring Kennedys with Andy & Denise. Show starts
at 7pm. Suggested donation $12. BYOB. Light refreshments served. Bring dessert or appetizer to share if desired. Res-
ervations required. Contact Sherry P. at 410-531-9233 by email at Spanzers@cs.com
09/25 Sun s.
Bike and Sail - St. Michael' The 15 mile round trip ride will start at 10: 00 am. with a lunch stop in Oxford, MD.
Optional 2 hr. catamaran sail. Optional dinner at the Crab Claw. No cost for bike ride, sailboat ride is $30 per person.
Bike helmets mandatory. You must pre-register by e-mail in order to hold a spot on the sail boat! Contact Ken G. at
410-381-1768 by email at KenGreco@aol.com.
09/25 Sun Offshore Power Boat Racing Association race - Watch the race from the marina of the Hyatt, where the race boats
dock. Contact Fred M. at 410-672-7130 by email at Frederick.Charles.Malkus.email@example.com.
10/01 Sat Bike Ride - Thurmont Covered Bridge. A moderately hilly 19 or 30 miles ride. Bring water. Meet at Dobbin Center at
8:00am. Bike helmets are mandatory on all CSC bike rides. Contact Greg S. at 410-551-9733 by email at
10/06 Thu Monthly Happy Hour - Join us for our monthly happy hour at a TBD location. Check back for details. Contact Mi-
chelle B. at 301-345-1870 by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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10/08 Sat See the beautiful Eastern Shore and ride the Seagull Century. Two rides are offered - 100 miles or the 65 mile metric
century. CSC members must pre-register via the web page and make there own room arrangements. Several club
members plan to participate in this ride. Contact Bob M. at 410-637-5454 by email at activiti-
10/10 Mon CSC General Membership Meeting - 7:30 in the ballroom of the Columbia Hilton - 5485 Twin Knolls Road, near
the intersection of MD Rt. 175 and Thunder Hill Rd.
10/15 Sat 5-6 mile hike at the Rachel Carson Conservation Area and enjoy early autumn foliage and make some new friends!
Contact Sue @ 301 498-8462
10/16 Sun Bike Ride - Tour du Port. More information to follow. Contact Donna W. by email at bkBikTr@aol.com
10/20 Thu Visit the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 10/20 - 10/23. Group dinners and outings to the Great Lakes Brewing Company
and Cleveland Museum of Natural History possible. Cost approx. $300 per person based on double occupancy at
the Hilton Garden Inn and early airfare purchase. Call Sue for more info @ 301 498-8462.
10/22 Sat Panzer House Concert - Acoustic music in an intimate setting. Featuring Christopher Williams with Janet Griffin.
Show starts at 7pm. Suggested donation $12. BYOB. Light refreshments served. Bring dessert or appetizer to share
if desired. Reservations required. Contact Sherry P. at 410-531-9233 by email at Spanzers@cs.com
10/23 Sun Bike Ride - Lake Elkhorn to Savage Mill. The ride will start at 11:00am at the playground in Lake Elkhorn and bike
on paths to Savage Mill. The ride is 13 miles long. We will have an hour or so to explore the Savage Mill. Bike hel-
mets are mandatory on all CSC bike rides. Contact Ken G. at 410-381-1768 by email at KenGreco@aol.com
10/30 Sun s
Toby' Dinner Theatre - Aida! $34.50 cost includes show, buffet dinner, tax and partial gratuity. Payment collected
at Sept. meeting. Contact Sue M. at 301-498-8462 by email at email@example.com
11/05 Sat Bike Ride - Gettysburg country bike ride around the town, through the battlefield and into the surrounding country-
side. See a covered bridge, ride quiet country lanes, see historic taverns and houses. Approximately 30-35 miles.
Bring water and lunch. Bike helmets are mandatory on all CSC rides. Meet at Dobbin Center at 8:30am. Contact
Bob M. at 410-637-5454 by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
11/10 Thu Monthly Happy Hour - at a TBD location.
11/14 Mon CSC General Membership Meeting - 7:30 in the ballroom of the Columbia Hilton - 5485 Twin Knolls Road, near
the intersection of MD Rt. 175 and Thunder Hill Rd.
11/17 Thu ve
Monthly Dining Out - Terrace on the Green, 2700 Turf Valley Road; Ellicott City (410-465-1500). I' reserved 24
seats, please be sure to RSVP. Contact Brenda by email at email@example.com
11/18 Fri Panzer House Concert - Featuring David Roth with Sioban Quinn and Michael Bowers at 7pm. Suggested donation
$12. BYOB. Light refreshments served. Bring dessert or appetizer to share if desired. RSVP required. Contact
Sherry P. at 410-531-9233 by email at Spanzers@cs.com
11/19 Sat Reserve this date on your calendar for our Fall Dance to be held at Stonehouse in Columbia.
12/03 Sat Panzer House Concert - Featuring Carla Ulbrich and Brian Joseph at 7pm. Suggested donation $12. BYOB. Light
refreshments served. Bring dessert or appetizer to share if desired. RSVP required. Contact Sherry P. at 410-531-
9233 by email at Spanzers@cs.com
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Join CSC in Italy’s world premier ski
destination for BRSC Eurofest 2006
Val Gardena, Italy
WV March 3 - 11, 2006
$450 Cost for Val Gardena
February 18—25, 2006 Feb 24 —27, 2006 only $ 1,765*
Trip includes: Great Ski Conditions: 7 Nights Lodging at the 4 star Hotel Antares
Daily breakfast & dinners included
5 of 6 days skiing at Whistler or Black- Largest vertical drop (1,500') of any
comb Mountains local resort Hotel offers pool, wellness center, sauna,
More than 200 trails Longest run: 1.5 miles Turkish bath, solarium & Jacuzzi
17% beginner, 55% intermediate, 100% snowmaking RT Airfare from Dulles & ground transfers,
28% advanced BRSC Welcome party, Après Ski & Dance,
234 skiable acres
Longest Vertical: 1 mile local guide, Basic ski insurance included
Longest Run: 7 miles 57 slopes (41% easier, 36% more
(Full trip cancellation insurance optional)
8171 Skiable Acres difficult, 23% most difficult)
Average Snowfall: 360 in. 14 slopes open for night skiing
Discover the most stunning ski terrain in
7 nights lodging at Horstman House 180” average annual snowfall Europe, in the beautiful ski town of Selva
4 Star Condos 4,848 foot summit elevation Gardena. The resorts of: Ortisei, Santa
2 BR/ 2 BA units Cristina & Selva Gardena are all linked.
Washer/Dryer in unit Great Accommodations: Over 200 boutiques of shopping, restau-
Heated Pool, Hot tub rants, après ski & night life. Many optional
Luxurious 2 Bedroom Condos w
Full Kitchen, Fireplace, CATV, excursions available: Venice, Verona &
VCR, stereo kitchen, washer / dryer, balcony and
gas fireplaces Bolzano.
RT air BWI to Vancouver
Ground Transfers to/from Whistler Centrally Located to Rustic Village
Pre-trip, Post-trip, & Welcome Parties and Ski Slopes Optional Paris: Feb. 27—Mar. 4
Spacious Heated Indoor/Outdoor 4 nights lodging with daily breakfast at
Payment Schedule: Water Park four star Mercure Paris Tour Eiffel,
Deposit $285 Nov 14 $200 located a short walk from the Eiffel
Sept 12 $300 Dec 12 $100 Great Price: Tower. Rich in art, history & culture, ex-
Oct 10 $300 Jan 9 $100 3 Nights at the Treetop Condos plore the Louvre, Notre Dame, Arc de
For more information contact: 3 Day Lift Tickets Triomphe, the Left Bank & more. Optional
(please send checks to Sue until October) Paris cost is approximately $460*
Scenic bus ride to Snowshoe, WV
Trip Leader: www.mercuretoureiffel.com/uk/
Pre-trip and Post trip parties
12102 Aspenwood Lane Payment Schedule: Send your Deposit $300. TODAY (made
Laurel, MD 20708 $100 Deposit, $255 By 12/2005, $95 out to CSC) to ensure your space on this
firstname.lastname@example.org By 01/2006 fabulous trip! This trip will sell out fast!
Assistant Trip Leader: To: Cathy Homens, 6425 Abel St.
Sue Muller Trip Leader: Elkridge, MD 21075
9435 Granite Hill Nina Yu Call Cathy Homens at 410/796-1190 (H)
Columbia, MD 21046 Or 301/286-4602 (W)
Cell: 443-742-8060 or Tom Stanitis at 410/997-0754
*Price is subject to change in the case of Assistant Trip Leader:
unexpected rises in fuel surcharges or John Wetterau
airline fees or a strong shift in the value of *Price subject to change in case of a strong
email@example.com shift in the US Dollar or unexpected rises in
Phone: 410-872-0534 fuel surcharges/airline fees.
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BRSC Winter Carnival
Sat. Jan. 21—Sun. Jan. 29, 2006
RT Airfare from BWI
8 nights lodging (5 persons per 3BR/3BA
Fly Southwest - BWI to Salt Lake City condo)
6 day lift ticket
5 nights at the Radisson Inn Park City Heated pool, salon and day spa
3 nights at the Crystal Inn Salt Lake City 3,400 vertical feet, 2,054 skiable acres
Both feature indoor pools, whirlpools,
saunas, high speed internet access,
plus many in-room amenities!
Trip Leader: Ted Dietz
Daily full breakfast included at both hotels. 213 Old Magothy Bridge
Pasadena, MD 21122
Lift Tickets included: 410-421-9064
Park City / The Canyons / Deer Valley firstname.lastname@example.org Call the trip leader or come
Day trip to Snowbasin near Ogden to the monthly meeting for
Assistant Trip Leader: John Matsuzaki
Optional day trips: 831 Fairview Avenue more information on CSC ski
Alta, Snowbird, Solitude, Brighton Catonsville, MD 21228
or Powder Mountain near Ogden
Optional bonus event:
NCAA Basketball Tournament
March 16 & 18 at the University of Utah
For information contact: !
Trip Leader: Gary Prestianni Feb. 11—18, 2006
Phone: 410-799-4253 $1140
Asst Leader: Courtney Rhoades RT airfare from BWI to Hayden
Phone: 443-722-7371 7 nights lodging (2 BR/2 BA condos)
5 of 6 Day Lift Tickets
$150 Deposit reserves your spot!!! Baggage handling in and out
Welcome wine & cheese, Western Bar-
Payments: becue with complete dinner
Aug. $200, Sept.$225, Oct.$175, Pre-Trip & Post-Trip Parties
Nov. $150, Dec. $100, Jan. $150,
Feb.$130 Bob Craig, Trip Leader
*Price subject to fuel surcharges
or airline fees. Terry McClung, Assistant Leader
Columbia Ski Club
Ski Trip Reservation Form
TRIP: ____________________________ Date Received: ____________
Please Print Clearly: Name must be as it appears on Passport, Drivers License or Military ID.
Nickname: _______________________________ Male____ Female____ Smoker____ Non- Smoker____
CITY: ____________________________________________ STATE:____________________ ZIP:__________________
PHONE: (Evening) _____________________________ (Day) __________________________________________________
DATE OF BIRTH (Month/ Day/Year): __________________________________________
INTERNATIONAL TRIP PARTICIPANTS:
PASSPORT # _____________________________ EXPIRATION DATE: ______________________
COUNTRY OF CITIZENSHIP: ________________________________________________________
ROOMMATE PREFERENCE: ____________________________________ SKIER LEVEL: ___ Green ___ Blue ___ Black
EMERGENCY CONTACT: ________________________________________________ PHONE: _______________________
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/MEDICAL CONDITIONS: _________________________________________________________
TRIP RULES AND CANCELLATION POLICES
1) Only members of the Columbia Ski Club and their family members under the age of 21 may participate on non -sanctioned CSC trips.
Members of affiliated Blue Ridge Ski Council clubs may participate on BRSC sanctioned CSC trips.
2) Each trip participant must submit a signed trip application form. Forms for minors must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. All minors
must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian on the trip.
3) Application forms must be accompanied by a deposit at the time of submittal. Failure to make payments according to the trip payment
schedule may result in the replacement of an individual on the tripVacancies will be filled from the trip waiting list, in the order in which
the deposits were received.
4) Cancellations up to 90 days prior to the trip departure date will be subject to a $25 fee. Cancellations within 90 days of the trip departure
will be held liable for all unrecoverable expenses, in addition to the $25 cancellation fee. Within 14 days of departure the cancellation fee
increases to $50. A $25 handling fee will be charged for returned checks.
5) As a condition of participation, the undersigned agrees to abide by the rules and by-laws of the Columbia Ski Club, and while participating
in the activities of the CSC to obey activity or trip rules and orders of the person(s) in charge of such activities. The Undersigned shall
ensure that all family members also comply with all applicable rules and orders of the CSC and the person(s) in charge of such activities.
I, the undersigned, have read and understand the Columbia Ski Club Trip Rules and Cancellation Policies stated above.
Furthermore, I acknowledge that sports such as skiing and snowboarding present a certain level of danger and that personal
injuries can and do occur. I hereby release the Columbia Ski Club, its officers, directors, trip leaders and members from any
liability, damages or claims arising from any injury or property damage sustained by me related to any CSC activity or event.
SIGNATURE: _________________________________________________________ DATE: ___________________
PARENT/ GUARDIAN SIGNATURE: ____________________________________ DATE: ___________________
(If under 21 years of age)
Volume 25, Issue 6
COLUMBIA SKI CLUB Page 11
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION / RENEWAL
Membership period June 1, 2005 - May 31, 2006 Early renewal discount of $5 up to June 13, 2005
Dues: Individual: $35.00(one adult + dependents under 21, all at same address) Membership Dues
Family: $50.00(two adults + dependents under 21, all at same address) Non-refundable
Return form to Membership or mail to: Columbia Ski Club / Membership
P.O. Box 204
Columbia, MD 21045
[ ] RENEWAL [ ] NEW MEMBER Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
[ ] CHANGES Enclose changes in parenthesis. Complete entire form and sign waiver.
Please PRINT CLEARLY - this information is used for the newsletter labels and membership directory.
Dues and contributions are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes.
DO NOT INCLUDE PAYMENTS FOR ANY SKI TRIP, EVENT, OR ACTIVITY WITH THIS FORM.
Single Married Anniversary Date:_________________ Number of Children:____
Individual Member M F Family Member M F
State and Zip Same
Home Phone Same
Non skier Date of Birth- Non skier Date of Birth-
Alpine Skier - Nov Int Adv Exp Alpine Skier- Nov Int Adv Exp
Cross Country - Nov Int Adv Exp Cross Cntry - Nov Int Adv Exp
Snowboarder - Nov Int Adv Exp Snowbrder - Nov Int Adv Exp
I learned of CSC from: __CSC Member Referral Referrer Name __________________________________________
___CSC Website/search engine ___Newspaper Ad ___Flyer/Trifold ___Promotional Event
Do not include [ ] phone numbers and/or [ ] address in the Membership Directory.
I, the undersigned, do hereby attest that I am 21 years of age or older and furthermore, by joining
the Columbia Ski Club (CSC) as a member, I hereby release the CSC and its officers, directors,
leaders and volunteers from any liability, damages or claims arising from any injury or property
damage sustained by me related to any CSC activity or event.
Signature Signature Date ____________ Rev 040905a
Columbia Ski Club 2005—2006 Ski Trips
Ski Trip Dates Price Contact
Big Mountain, MT Dec 26—Jan 2 $ 1305 Dave Hodges: 301-549-3095
Some trips are al-
Squaw Valley, CA Jan 7—14 $ 1399 Rob Foard: 410-242-6860
ready sold out —
don’t wait too long Seven Springs, PA Jan 13—16 $ 425 Diane Mastroianni: 410-916-6418
to sign up for the *Sun Valley, ID Jan 21—29 $ 1279 Ted Dietz: 410-421-9064
trip of your choice! Lake Placid, NY Jan 29—Feb 3 $ 499 Buzz Bunting: email@example.com
Aspen, CO Feb 4—11 $ 1299 Jerry Poley: 410-997-3182
Trip details are on Steamboat, CO Feb 11—18 $ 1140 Bob Craig: 410-381-4749
pages 4,5, 8, & 9. Whistler, BC, Canada Feb 18—25 $ 1285 Sue Muller: 301-498-8462
Snowshoe, WV Feb 24—27 $ 450 Nina Yu: 443-742-8060
*Val Gardena, Italy Mar 3—11 $ 1765 Cathy Homens: 410-796-1190
Park City, UT Mar 11—19 $ 1280 Gary Prestianni: 410-799-4253
*Blue Ridge Ski Council Trip
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