Resources for Senior Skiboarders

Resources for senior skiboarders – groups of interest for those age 50 and younger:

Bumps for Boomers

Aspen, Colo.
www.bumpsforboomers.com
970-989-2529
Ski clinics designed for older skiers. Group and private lessons available.

SkiCentral

Orleans, Ontario
www.skicentral.com/seniors.html
Specialty search engine. Offers free information for all skiers, as well as a page for seniors. Chart compares senior discounts at various ski resorts in the Western U.S.

Ski NH

North Woodstock, N.H.
www.skinh.com/programs_seniors.cfm
603-745-9396
A statewide association representing 36 resorts and more than 200 lodging properties in New Hampshire. Provides free information about skiing in the state, including senior programs and discounts in various areas. Programs highlighted include the Attitash Bear Peak-New Hampshire T.G.I.F. (Thank Goodness I’m Fifty) group.

Stratton Trailblazers Ski Club

Stratton, Vt.
www.strattontrailblazers.com
802-824-6405
Annual membership: $25. Activities for skiers age 50 and older including downhill racing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, parties and bridge.

Global Over 50 Ski Club

South Hadley, Mass.
www.go50.org
866-879-4650
Annual membership: $50. Discounts available on lift tickets, lodging, instruction and equipment at ski resorts across North America. Members also save on travel packages to ski destinations in the U.S., Canada, Europe, South America and New Zealand.

Over the Hill Gang International

Colorado Springs, Colo.
www.othgi.com
719-389-0024
Annual membership: $50. Organizes trips and identifies discounts for skiers age 50 and older in the U.S. and world-wide.

70+ Ski Club

Schenectady, N.Y.
www.skiinghistory.org/70plus.html
518-346-5505
Annual membership: $10 for singles, $15 for couples.
Organizes activities for skiers 70 and older, including periodic group tours to resorts around the world. Newsletter includes a list of ski areas offering discounts to older skiers.