Pico Mountain Report

Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The September Pico Ski Club Board of Directors Meeting will be held at the Andrea Mead Lawrence Lodge.

Ski & Snowboard Swap Consignment Drop Off

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm


The Pico Ski Club will accept consignments of gently used, clean ski, snowboard and athletic clothing (no street clothing please), and modern alpine and snowboard equipment. All equipment must meet current safety standards. Consignments will be accepted during the following times at the following locations:

  • Saturday, September 27 from 3 to 5 p.m. (Pico Retail Shop)
  • Sunday, September 28 from 10 a.m. to Noon (Pico Retail Shop)
  • Wednesday, October 1 from 4 to 6 p.m. (Pico Retail Shop)
  • Thursday, October 2 from 4 to 6 p.m. (Pico Base Lodge – Sunshine Room)
  • Friday, October 3 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Pico Base Lodge – Sunshine Room) 

2014-15 Membership Renewal

Pico Ski Club Membership renewal for the 2014-15 season is now open through September 30, 2014. 

Annual dues are $150 for the first family member and $40 for each additional family member. For example, a family of four pays $270. Family members are defined as applicant, spouse and all children under 22 years of age. If your kids participate in the Pico Ski Club Race Programs, you must renew your annual membership prior to registering your kids for 2014-15 season race programs.

Please CLICK HERE to renew your 2014-15 Pico Ski Club Membership.

Membership Renewal Instructions

Please follow these instructions when renewing your 2014-15 Pico Ski Club Annual Membership. Remember, you will need your login email and password. If you don’t remember your password, please use the “Forgot Your Password” recovery link to have the system email your password.

Step 1:

After clicking on the link to the AdminSports.com registration page. Please SELECT “Login” under “Returning User”

Step 2:

Enter your email and password and then SELECT “Login" 

Step 3:

Family Information Page

Thanks Volunteer Painters!


Thanks to the nine volunteers for the Pico Ski Club paint day on Saturday, June 7!

We accomplished a number of projects, including the front overhang as well as entrance ways, concrete walls, picnic table, wood racks, windows trimmed and touch up around the building. 

We still have approximately 30-40 hours of projects to be completed late summer/early fall, and will be announcing upcoming work days to accomplish these additional tasks.

BBQ Cook Off Postponed!

Cook Off Postponed

Pico Ski Club Founding Member Erling Omland passes

Erling Omland – May 21, 1917 – September 6, 2014

It is with great sadness to report the passing of Erling Omland, one of the founding members of the Pico Ski Education Foundation. Erling was a pioneer in starting the Pico race program and volunteered years of his time to make us (the Pico Ski Club) what we are today.

Erling was a member of the US Army’s 10th Mountain Division during World War II and legendary in the world of skiing between his accomplishments, not only for our country and our club, but also with the Watchung Amateur Ski Club of New Jersey among others. Over the course of the past 10 years, I can recall countless times seeing him on snow and enjoying every minute of it. Skiing was a way of life for Erling, and so he chose to live it that way - skiing. He has been an Honorary Member of the Pico Ski Club and we owe him a debt of gratitude for all he’s done.

In his honor a memorial service will be held at the Andrea Mead Lawrence Lodge at Pico Mountain at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 27th. A fitting tribute for a great man.

 Michael Roussel – President, Pico Ski Club

VARA Awards Sami Rubin Betty Clayton Award

On behalf of the entire PSC coaching staff, I would like to congratulate Sami Rubin and her coach Chris Reynolds on her selection as the 2014 recipient of the Betty Clayton Award. 

The Betty Clayton Award is one of six Vermont Alpine Racing Association (VARA) Merit Awards given annually to deserving VARA athletes. This award is presented to a U21-U16 level athlete who has attained top results while participating in a club program. The selected athlete receives a $1,000 scholarship.

Sami will be presented with this award at the VARA Gala on November 8th at the Equinox Resort in Manchester, Vermont.

Sami has been a top MVC racer over the years and this season proved to be no different. Sami produced great results in her first year racing as a U18. The U18-U21 racing circuit has a rigorous schedule that includes state, regional and national events. The U18-U21 circuit includes two season-long series, the Vermont Cup Series and the George Tormey Series, as well as a State Championship Series. These series are typically dominated by academy, collegiate and national caliber athletes. Sami's results are very impressive given that she is a club level athlete who is challenged with balancing school, training and racing and limited access to midweek training. 

Result highlights:

Thanks to all the Social Committee Volunteers this season!

As we know, volunteers are what makes the Pico Ski Club tick.  Without people pitching in, giving their time, and helping to make events happen, it wouldn’t be the organization it is.

Helen Kinsman and Linda Lambert, Social Co-Chairs, would like to thank the following members for their willingness to volunteer their time during the Harvest Social, Wine and Cheeses, Pot Luck dinners, and the Spring Fling events held this season.

Margo Jones               Doris Truex                                     

Jessica Anderson                Pat Cuddy

Martha Congdon                  Susannah Lofredo

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