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SPECIAL: NWSCC members can get $50 off a Mt. Hood Meadows 10-time pass! Only $399 until November 3, $449 November 4-January 1, then no longer available!


NWSCC’s 40th Anniversary and PACRAT’s 35th Anniversary! We invite all of your club members (especially former club officers) to come help us celebrate! NWSCC’s annual December Council meeting is one of the most fun meetings all year, as it always includes PACRAT’s bib pickup night and a lively Pie Auction to benefit a charity - this year to Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum.

When: December 11, 2019, starting at 6:00 pm
Where: Lagunitas Community Taproom, 237 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232
Send: We would like your club to help us celebrate your history and ours by providing us with historical information about your club - in writing and through pictures (please submit in .jpg format to We may have a slide show, which could be a lot of fun as we see what we looked like years ago!

Important Information

PACRAT 101 – Introduction to Racing
PACRAT Racing will be hosting two events oriented towards first-time PACRAT racers interested in our racing program. Come learn more about PACRAT Racing, join a team, meet some friends and hear why people like this organization so much. If you are a current racer, bring someone who may be interested in our program. If you are a team captain, this is an ideal time to fill out your team with new racers. See flier HERE.
PACRAT 101-West: Tuesday, November 5th, 6:00-8:30pm at Meadows PDX – NW Portland
PACRAT 101-East: Wednesday, November 13th, 6:00-8:30pm at Hillcrest Ski & Sports – Gresham (new location)
Please visit the PACRAT website for additional information on both of our PACRAT 101 events.

The annual National Ski Council Federation Online Silent Auction is now OPEN.  Flyer HERE, go directly to auction HERE. Please share with your clubs, family and friends.  The auction is open to all.  The bidding continues for six (6) weeks, closing at 12 Noon Eastern on November 15th.

Timely and interesting posts are found at the Northwest Snowsports Advocates Facebook page. Also see Breaking News for quick descriptions and links. Newly added are the two Portland ski shows and the Heritage Night at the Mt. Hood Museum.

Check out the new article below to help you determine “Which season pass is best for you”. Great comparison for all the passes available.

It’s time to get your tickets for Schnee Vogeli’s annual Pray for Snow Dance, to be held this year on November 16 at Charlie’s Mountain View. Tickets can be obtained from any Schnee Vogeli member or at NWSCC events such as Columbia Night.

Travel Opportunities

The 2020 FWSA Ski Week will be to Big Sky, Montana, with Sports America Tours, January 25-February 1.  Registration for NWSCC club members is now open. Registration will be conducted online for this trip through Sports America. Sign up now - some rooms may have been released, but you can still sign up!

The FWSA Mini Ski Week will be at Big White, BC, Canada, March 29-April 3.  Details are now on the FWSA website, and here is the registration information and schedule. And as a special announcement, the Mini Ski Week in March 2021 will be held at Zermatt Utah Resort and Spa with!

Mountain High Snowsport Club invites members of other clubs to join on a bus trip to Eastern Washington over MLK Weekend, January 17-20, 2020. The trip includes skiing at 49 Degrees North (great terrain!), Mt. Spokane (new lift & 7 new trails on the back side), and Bluewood (known for powder). See Trip Description here.

Mountain High Snowsport Club has also opened its flexible trip to Whitefish Mountain Resort, Montana, to other clubs! This trip includes special prices on lodging and lift tickets for either 4, 5, or 7 days - between February 8-15, 2020. Arrange the transportation of your choice - drive, fly, or take Amtrak, which goes directly to Whitefish from Portland. See Trip Description here. NOTE some rooms will be released on October 15!

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What's New? 

Check the Breaking News page for the latest updates; check our Calendar to view events of interest put on by clubs and others; check Trips to see where our ski clubs are going this year.  

For over thirty years, PACRAT Racing has provided an easy way for skiers and snowboarders on Mt. Hood to learn the fun of recreational racing. Sound fun? Click here to learn more

Final race results for the year can be viewed HERE.

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NWSCC is a Proud Member of the FWSA

NWSCC is a Proud Member of the FWSA