Pico Mountain Report

Annual Membership Renewal

Pico Ski Club Annual Membership renewal for the 2015-16 season is now open through SEPTEMBER 15, 2015. 

Annual dues are $160 for the first family member and $45 for each additional family member. For example, a family of four pays $295. 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 2015-16 season race programs.

**Please note: If you select the Pay by Check option and mail a check, deposit time may by up to four weeks.

Click HERE To Renew Your Membership Today!

Membership Renewal Instructions

Please follow these instructions when renewing your 2015-16 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.

2015 Swap & Sale Consignment Drop Off Dates And Times

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 for the 2015 Swap & Sale, October 2-4. All equipment must meet current safety standards for the 2015 Swap & Sale. Consignments will be accepted during the following times at the following locations:

  • Saturday, September 26 from 3 to 5 p.m. (Pico Retail Shop)
  • Sunday, September 27 from 10 a.m. to Noon (Pico Retail Shop)
  • Wednesday, September 30 from 4 to 6 p.m. (Pico Retail Shop)
  • Thursday, October 1 from 4 to 6 p.m. (Pico Base Lodge – Sunshine Room)
  • Friday, October 2 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Pico Base Lodge – Sunshine Room)
  • Please note that all un-sold consignment items must be picked up by 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 4 at the Pico Base Lodge.

Download 2015 Ski Swap Consignment Form

2015 Pico Ski Club Annual Ski & Snowboard Sale and Swap October 2-4

Ski SwapMark your calendars! The 2015 Pico Ski Club’s Annual Ski & Snowboard Swap and Sale is coming up Oct. 2-4, 2015 at the Pico Mountain Base Lodge. This annual event benefits the Pico Ski Club racing programs and the more than 165 participants ages 6 and up.

A huge selection of new and used equipment from Killington Sports, Peak Performance, Basin Sports and First Stop, along with consignment clothing and equipment from Pico Ski Club members and the public. The Pico Mountain Season Pass Ofice and the Phat Italian will also be open during the Swap.

VISA, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX, cash and local checks will be accepted for purchases. Look for Super Sunday Bargains on the last day of the sale, Sunday, Oct. 4.

Ski/Snowboard Swap Sale Hours:

  • Friday, October 2 from 5 to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Consignment Drop Off Dates & Times

Benefit Auction to Support Earthquake Relief in Nepal

Save the date! Saturday, September 19, 4 - 7 pm

At the Andrea Mead Lawrence Lodge at Pico Mountain, Vermont
Auction Preview opens at 12 noon (absentee bids welcome)
Free Hors D’oeuvres & Cash Bar
100% of proceeds support long-term rebuilding efforts by the TARA Foundation USA.
Find out more at: www.tarafoundationusa.org
Join us on facebook: www.facebook.com/events/458471884324297/
Enjoy breathtaking fall views of Vermont while you support Nepal earthquake relief! This international event will auction unique fine art photography from various photographers including professional photographer Jim Block who has traveled with the Tara Foundation USA during expeditions to Nepal. Meet members of the Foundation and learn more about Nepal and the relief efforts underway. In addition, there will be auction items in the mountain theme, fine art from regional artists, a raffle and some special surprises! This free event is open to the public.

Pico Ski Club Photos

Tom Martin has been shooting a number of photos all season and they can be viewed here: http://pscr.smugmug.com/share/AtNrucZdTYlNU

Thank You!

The Social Committee would like to extend our thanks to the following racers for their great job in cleaning the club this past Saturday afternoon in preparation for the social event.  The club looked great!!

Hopefully we have not missed anyone, however we apologize if we did. Thank you!


U8 Racers

Bridgette Horrocks

Maggie Burchell

House Rules - Please keep the house clean!

Each and every club member is responsible for cleaning up after themselves.  Parents of children found creating and leaving messes such as this (photo from Wednesday afternoon 31-Dec.) will be addressed individually by the club Membership Committee and may be subject to action by the club Board of Directors

Clean up

President's Message - December 2014

Greetings Pico Ski Club Members and Happy Holidays!

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is now a distant memory and the Christmas break is right in front of us.  Over the past two weekends, the club has had a “hum” that I can best describe as regular winter activity.  I’m sure we are all looking forward to closing out 2014, hopefully with a bit more natural snow on top of what we’ve already received and that which Pico is making.  As I’m writing and thinking about snow making, has anybody skied early season at Killington?  Were you able to see the new high efficiency snow guns and what they have been producing?  It’s absolutely unbelievable to see how quickly a trail can now be covered and the energy saving that I’ve read about seems quite impressive too.  Where is this headed might you ask?  It’s about change - what I’ve seen speaks to change within the ski industry.  Much like the high speed detachable quad lift revolutionized Pico some 25+ years ago, so too will this new snow making technology as it infiltrates its way across ski country.


President's Message - November 2014

Hi, I’m Michael Roussel, Pico Ski Club President - 2014 / 2015 ski season.  For those who may not know me, I have been a member of the Club for the past eight seasons and active in the clubhouse volunteer committee.  I’m sometimes seen as the guy behind the shovel or snow blower helping to clear the decks on snowy weekend mornings.  I am perhaps better known as Marnie’s husband or Austin and Dylan’s father. My family has been active in club and racing since the age of Hopefuls and now our two boys are U16 and U14 athletes respectively. Additionally, you will see my alter ego wearing a Pico Ski & Snowboard School parka as I’m part time instructor, working on weekends and holidays.

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. 

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