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Far West Historic Ski Clubs, Councils, Schools & Patrols...

Clubs with over 50 years of operation may be designated as a FWSA Historic Ski Club, Council,, Ski School or Ski Patrol. They must provide proof of operations with the request for this designation.

Proof may be articles of incorporation, minutes, press clippings or other significant historic evidence and may be 1 to 10 pages of copied material.

The applying entity will be required to provide a reproducible logo.


Designated Historic Ski Clubs, Councils, Ski Schools & Ski Patrols


Club
Location
Council
Founded
Cascade Portland, OR Northwest 1928
Sahalie Snoqualmie Pass, WA Northwest 1931
Fresno Fresno, CA
Central 1934
Longview Longview, WA Northwest 1935
San Diego San Diego, CA San Diego 1935
Sequoia Visalia, CA Sierra 1935
Modesto Modesto, CA Bay Area 1936
Mt. Hood Ski Patrol
Mt. Hood, OR
Northwest
1937
Bogus Basin
Boise, ID
Intermountain
1937
Marin
Marin County, CA
Bay Area 1938
Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
Los Angeles 1938
Bay Area Council
Bay Area, CA
Bay Area
1940
Los Angeles Council
Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles 1940
Schnee Vogeli
Portland, CA
Northwest
1942
Idaho Falls
Idaho Falls, ID
Intermountain
1947
Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Arizona
1948
Grindelwald
Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles 1949
Vand Bakke
West Covina, CA
Orange
1950
Desert
Richland, WA
Northwest
1953
Hawaii
Aiea, HI
Northwest
1953
Balboa
Newport Beach, CA
Northwest
1955
Skiyente Portland, OR
Orange
1955
Wailers Los Angeles, CA Northwest
1957
Nisei San Francisco, CA Bay Area
1958
Cheyenne Cheyenne, WY Intermountain 1959
Single Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles 1960
Torrey Pines San Diego, CA San Diego 1961
Snowbounders Anaheim, CA Orange 1962
San Diego Council San Diego, CA San Diego 1963
Orange County Fountain Valley, Ca Orange 1964
Bergfreunde Portland, OR Northwest 1967
4 Seasons West Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles 1967
Orange Council Orange County, CA Orange 1971
       
       
       

 


From Left: San Diego, Grindelwald, Fresno, Cheyenne, Skiyente, Sequioa, Single

 

Apply for the Designation


    The deadline for the Historic Designation submission is March 25, 2022

    The 2022 application can be downloaded here.

    Winners will be announced at the FWSA annual convention, when a certificate and seal will be awarded to any entity that meets the criteria.

Information

    Notify the Chair early as to your desire or intent to enter for this award and to obtain the addresses for any mailed histories.

    Please forward to anyone who should enter but who may be “off the net.” We have a colorful and robust history. Let’s tell the world.

    John Watson
    Far West History Chair
    760-390-0900 [C]
     

Download the Historic Designation Application  as a PDF document to be filled out electronically.