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    • March 09, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Welch Village Ski & Snowboard Area 26685 County 7 Blvd · Welch, MN

    The Ski Hawks will be at Welch Village on Saturday, March 9th for a Meet & Ski! We would love to see you there! Due to a change in policy at Welch, we can no longer have bonfires, cookouts and outside alcohol. Instead we will meet in the front part of Mad Jaxx by the picnic tables after skiing. Feel free to bring your own chairs.

    Lift Tickets: Must be purchased ONLINE AND IN ADVANCE Lift Tickets
    The SkiHawks members usually begin to arrive at 10:00am and continue throughout the day. Watch for our yellow bandanas, pole flags and arm/leg and helmet bands.
    Madd Jaxx Bar & Grill is off to the east from the main chalet. About a block down the road. Meet there. Pick up your lift ticket at the main chalet ticket window then come to Madd Jaxx.
    From the Welch Website:
    Lift Tickets & Season Passes:
    Lift Tickets: Must be purchased ONLINE AND IN ADVANCE. We will not be selling any lift tickets in-person at the window.
    Season Passes: Must be purchased online. All season pass holder are required to present their season pass card every time they wish to ski/ride at our outdoor ticket widows at the main chalet or at Madd Jaxx during operating hours and obtain/wear a lift ticket. On weekends & holidays, we usually have a ticket window reserved for only season pass holders.
    Indoor Chalet Policies:
    All items such as bags, shoes/boots, coolers, and containers are not allowed in the chalet while you are skiing/riding at Welch Village. All personal items must be stored in a seasonal locker, daily paid locker, or in a cubby area. If lockers and/or cubby areas are full, all personal items must be kept in your vehicle.
    Carry-on food is NOT allowed in MADD JAXX Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays.

    There is a 30 minute time limit per table on weekends and during holiday hours to ensure that all guests are given a chance to use our seating & tables.
    No carry-on alcoholic beverages are permitted anywhere on Welch Village property as per MN Statue 340A.512. This includes all parking areas and on all WV property.
    Bring your on-line or prepaid voucher to the outside ticket window at the Main Chalet where it will be exchanged for a lift ticket. Once you have your lift ticket you can drive to the Mad Jaxx Bar & Grill area where we tend to hang.
    Pass holders can still have their passes scanned at Jaxx.
    For more information ,snow reports and directions, check out the Welch Village website at

    If you are not yet a Ski Hawk member, you can join us by clicking Join Us! Individual dues are only $30 / year and are good through October 31, 2024.
    PARTICIPATE AT YOUR OWN RISK: By signing up for this event, you agree to assume personal responsibility for all risks associated with this event, and release the organizers, event hosts, and other members of the venue, from any liability.

    • March 14, 2024
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Sweeny's Saloon, 96 Dale St N, St Paul

    Join the SkiHawks for Happy Hour at Sweeny's Saloon!

    Join the SkiHawks for Happy Hour at Sweeny's Saloon!

    This quaint Saloon in St. Paul is a gem. A wide variety of beer on tap and wonderful food!

    Visit with friends, chat about your latest ski trip, have fun. Look for us, yellow baseball caps, yellow balloons.

    We would love to see you there!

    • March 16, 2024
    • (MDT)
    • March 23, 2024
    • (MDT)
    • Banff Alberta
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    This trip is sold out.  Wait list is open.

    The SkiHawks' Destination Trip for 2024 will be to the beautiful Canadian Rockies of

    Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

    Scenic skiing in Banff National Park | Ski Solutions

    Join the SkiHawks on our 2024 Destination Trip to Banff Alberta, Canada.  The trip will run from March 16th to March 23rd, 2024.  Banff is located in the beautiful Banff National Park and some of the greatest scenery in North America.  Banff is Canada's oldest national park and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site

    We will be staying in the town of Banff, and you will have access to ski and ride the three mountains of Banff known as the Ski Big3. The Ski Big3 mountains of Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise and Mount Norquay combine to offer over 13,000 acres of skiable terrain. There is bound to be plenty of groomers, open bowls, steeps and bumps for everyone. Additional details on the Ski Big3 mountains follow. 

    The Trip
    • 8 days, 7 nights (Saturday - Saturday)
    • 6 days of skiing (Sunday - Friday)
    • Direct round trip flights from MSP to Calgary (YYC) and return.
    • Private motor coach transfers between the airport and the town of Banff. Travel time is about 2 hours.
    • 7 nights lodging at the Ptarmigan Inn, Banff.
    • Daily choice of skiing Banff's Big Three. Banff Sunshine, Mount Norquay or Lake Louise
    • Daily full hot breakfast buffet.
    • Pre-trip introduction party.
    • Apr├Ęs ski events. 
    • Complimentary ROAM transit pass.
    • 7-day pass to Banff National Park
    • Trip capacity of 32.
    • Maximum air capacity is 28.
    • You must be a rostered member of the MN SkiHawks or another club to participate.

      Mountain Stats

      Banff's Big3 provides world class skiing and riding over 13,000 acres of skiable terrain.  The links below will take you directly to the specific mountains for maps and additional detail.  All three mountains are accessible by ROAM, the shuttle service of Banff.
      Banff Sunshine 
      • Location: 5 miles (15 minutes) from Banff
      • Summit:  8,954 ft. with 3,514 ft. of vertical drop.
      • Skiable terrain: 3,358 acres 
      • Average Snowfall: 244 inches
      • Lifts:  12 including: 1 gondola, 6 high speed quads and 1 high speed heated bubble quad.
      • Runs:  137
      • Difficulty: 20% green, 55% blue, 25% black. 
      Lake Louise
      • Location: 5 miles (15 minutes) from Banff

      • Summit:  8,650 ft. with 3,250 ft. of vertical drop.

      • Skiable terrain: 4,200 acres 

      • Average Snowfall: 212 inches

      • Lifts:  11 including: 1 gondola, 5 quads and 1 high speed 6 pack.

      • Runs:  164

      • Difficulty: 25% green, 45% blue, 30% black

      Mount Norquay