Pico Mountain Report

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:

Club Paint Day, Sept. 13, 2014

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 9:00am - 1:00pm


The club is in need of some more painting this year!

The Facilities Committee is hosting a Club Paint Day on Saturday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

After working we thought it would be nice to hang out on the deck, brake out the grills and have some drinks. So please join us in a little work and play. Come enjoy your club during the warmer weather too! Please CLICK HERE to complete the Club Paint Day Volunteer Form so we can plan on having enough paint, food and drinks!

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

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

Club cleanup - Postponed!

Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Club Clean Up, originally scheduled for Saturday, April 5, has been postponed. So grab your skis and enjoy a BONUS day on the mountain!

Volunteerism is the key to a successful Pico Ski Club

The Pico Ski Club has been a successful organization for more than 60 years because members volunteer for numerous activities and events, such as the annual Ski Swap, Social Activities, Club Maintenance, Race Crew, etc.

Additionally, membership dues are affordable because everyone is pitching in. Every year when you renew your membership, you’re asked to indicate which event and/or activities you would be willing to assist. Unfortunately though, many members have failed to fulfill their volunteer commitments when called upon by the various committee chairs. The failure of the membership to lend a hand increases the time commitment and pressure for those that do volunteer on a regular basis. 

Without volunteer support from the membership, the Pico Ski Club may ultimately have to reduce the benefits afforded to the membership. This could mean fewer Social Events, overall reduction in Ski Swap hours and dates, and deferred maintenance projects that in the long run could end up costing the club thousands of dollars. 

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