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This site was updated on 6/4/2024  -  SCROLL down this page for more news, events and travel info.

Welcome!
We are a council of ski and snowboard clubs whose members love to ski & board, travel, have adventures, socialize and give back to the community. If you love to have fun, come join us.



NEWS

SAVE-THE -DATE: Exclusive BAC Mini-Ski Week to Park City/Canyons & Deer Valley Resorts in Park City, Utah from February 16-21st, 2025!

We will be taking sign-ups for our exciting trip to Park City, Utah on June 14th. Our Hyatt Place Park City lodging is close to the Canyons (part of the Park City Resort) & is on the EPIC pass. We will have access to a complimentary hotel shuttle & ski bus stop in front of the hotel. The Deer Valley Resort which is on the IKON pass is a short drive away. There will be 30 spots for BAC Club members or Direct BAC members with 2 Queens beds & a sofa/sitting area in each room with hot daily breakfast included. The cost of the lodging & amenities will be $1,080 per person for double occupancy & the single supplement is only $80. Gail Burns is the Trip Leader & she will be taking $300 Deposit checks soon. 

BAC's Bike and Barge Trip for 2025 is Now Taking Signups

BAC is pleased to announce that we are taking sign-ups for our exclusive BAC Bike & Barge trip from Bruges Belgium to Amsterdam Netherlands from May 8-15th, 2025! The BAC will embark on an exciting week-long bike & barge tour of Belgium & the Netherlands: the land of bicycles! We have reserved the entire deluxe barge, the Magnifique II for 34 BAC cyclists so do not hesitate to sign-up if you'd like to join our group!  Please go to our Travel section for more information on this trip and the signup forms.   Remember, you must be a member of a BAC affiliated club (see the CLUBS page) or a direct member of BAC to join this trip.

BAC Bike & Barge 2025


Also please see our Travel section to the right for more information on other trips.

BAC Volunteer of the Year:

We are pleased to announce that Cathy Baird of Inskiers Ski and Social Club was selected in February as this year's BAC Volunteer of the Year.  Cathy will represent BAC at the upcoming Far West Ski Association Convention to be held this year in Reno Nevada.

Announcing the 91st Annual FWSA Convention:

We are pleased to announce that the Bay Area Snow Sport Council (BAC) and Sierra League & Council will be the 2024 hosts for the 91st Annual Far West Ski Association Convention.  The convention is scheduled for June 6-9, 2024.  It will feature celebrity guest speakers, the Snowsports Leadership Academy educational sessions with valuable information for clubs and councils, public affairs panels, an auction, optional fun activities, and more.  The convention will take place at the Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa in Reno, NV.   Special hotel rates are available and it is not too soon to book your room.

For registration information and more please click on the following link for the convention flyer:

2024 FWSA Convention Flyer

FWSA Membership Cards

Far West Membership Cards have been mailed to all clubs who have paid their dues for this year.  Check with your club president or membership director to get your card.  FWSA Cards entitle you to various benefits and discounts which you can find in our Resources section. (Top Menu Bar of this site)

BAC Club Membership

The 2023 - 2024 Club Membership Form is now available. If you wish to race in Open League or Singles League, your club must be a member of BAC.  Click on clubs in the menu in the top section of this page for more information.

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EVENTS

BAC Meetings

BAC General Meetings for 2023 are posted to our Calendar.  All club presidents, BAC representatives and interested parties may attend.

General Meetings are usually held on the second Monday of the month, with possible exceptions for November, December and certain holidays.

An email is sent out to the BAC Contact List prior to the meeting with the location and a link to ZOOM, if that is being offered.



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TRAVEL

To attend BAC trips you must be a member of BAC (i.e a BAC Club or a Direct Member of BAC.)  For FWSA trips, you must be a member of a FWSA Council (such as BAC) or a direct member of Far West Ski Association (FWSA.)
 
FWSA Domestic Ski Week - BAC and Far West's 2025 Ski Week to Banff, Canada from January 25 - February 1, 2005.

SAVE-THE -DATE: BAC Mini Ski Week to Park City/Canyons & Deer Valley Resorts in Park City, Utah from February 16-21st, 2025!

BAC Bike & Barge - Bruges, Belgium to Amsterdam, the Netherlands
May 8 - 15, 2025 with an optional extension to view the Tulips May 3-8, 2025 - stay tuned for more info.

Additional Trips (Ski/Snowboard and Adventure Trips) - many additional trips are offered so please click here for a complete list.



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