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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
Modesto Modesto, CA Bay Area 1936
Marin Marin County, CA Bay Area 1938
Nisei San Francisco, CA Bay Area 1958
Orange County Orange County, CA Orange 1964
Torrey Pines La Jolla, CA San Diego 1961
San Diego Council San Diego, CA  San Diego 1963
Cascade
Portland, OR
Northwest
1928
Fresno
Fresno, CA
Central
1934
Longview
Longview WA
Northwest
1935
San Diego
San Diego, CA
San Diego
1935
Sequoia
Visalia, CA
Sierra
1935
Mt. Hood Ski Patrol
Mt. Hood, OR
Northwest
1937
Bogus Basin
Boise, ID
Intermountain
1937
Long Beach
Long Beach, CA Los Angeles 1938
Bay Area Council
Bay Area, CA
Bay Area
1940
Schnee Vogeli
Portland, OR 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, Hawaii
Northwest
1953
Balboa
Newport Beach, CA
Orange
1955
Skiyente
Portland, OR
Northwest
1955
Wailers
Glendale, CA Los Angeles 1957
Cheyenne
Cheyenne, WY
Intermountain
1959
Single
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles
1961
Snowbounders
Fullerton, CA
Orange
1962
Bergfreunde
Portland, OR Northwest 1967
4 Seasons West
Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles 1967

 


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

 

Apply for the Designation


    The deadline for the Historic Designation submission is March 21, 2021

    The 2021 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 Committee Chair
    760-390-0900 [C]
     

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