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SKI THE WORLD with the SLY FOX SKI & SNOWBOARD CLUB, Appleton Wisconsin, Welcome!
Founded in 1967
We offer sports-oriented adults, ages 21 and over, the opportunity to participate in recreational activities in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere year round. Our ski trips incorporate the Midwest, Western and International Ski slopes and cities. Enjoy group discount trips, rental equipment and more. Our excursions are well organized by our accomplished trip leaders.

Club members include single and married couples, and are from all walks of life. Whether it is your first trip or one of many, the Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club welcomes all levels of skiers and snowboarders.  Ski the World with Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club, join today and take advantage of our great ski trips and fun social events throughout the year!

Club NEWS

The Club Meetings will be scheduled for October 4, 2023 at 7pm.  The Membership meetings will be held at The Bar on Lynndale, 2435 W. Nordale Dr., Appleton.  Membership Meetings are 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, Oct. thru March, 7pm social, 7:30pm meeting.  See Calendar of events for specific dates.

Please remember that you must be a member of Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club or Gelandesprung Ski Club to sign up for trips. Not a member of Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club? Then Sign up today or at the meeting, membership accepted from May 1st & anytime throughout the year.

See the Calendar of Events for more information on upcoming events for the Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club.

Membership Meeting held on March 15th, 2023 at The Bar on Lynndale, was the final nomination & vote for the 2023-24 Sly Fox Club’s Officers.  They are as follows:  President Sam Fontaine, Vice President Randy Zurbuchen, Treasurer Julie Buechner, Secretary Deb Bramschreiber.

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Trips

Welcome! When you join the Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club, Appleton you can take advantage of our fabulous trips.  

All trips open for sign up on Oct. 4, 2023 Membership meeting or postmarked on that date.

Snowriver Michigan              This is a first for Sly Fox Ski Club….January 19-21, 2024 ski trip will be rescheduled for 2025.  

Big Powderhorn Michigan     February 9-11, 2024 this trip will definitely go as planned.  Big Powderhorn Details & sign up

Aspen Colorado                     March 2-9, 2024   (Four great mountains on one lift pass & no additional cost….Aspen Mt., Aspen Highlands, Snowmass & Buttermilk)  Trip is WAIT LISTED, see info below in “Trips” section.     2024 Aspen info & sign up

Don’t delay signing up for a trip.  Our trips do fill fast because of the great value and the well organized trip.  Generally our trips include all transportation, (motor coach and or air), lift passes, lodging and all you have to do is jump on in Appleton or Green Bay. More questions, contact our Trip Chair Sam Fontaine, [email protected].

Don’t miss any information, becoming a member, you will be the first to know……Membership year is May 1-April 30th and accepted throughout the year. Sly Fox Membership Form 2023-24. Look for complete summer, meeting, & ski season information along with trip sign up page in the Sly Fox Clubs Newsletter.  The newsletter will also be posted on the website.  Our trips typically open for registration on the first Wednesday in October meeting with some exceptions for International Trips. 

 Join the Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club for our trips and also receive the Clubs eblasts with the latest information & details of our trips, Sly Fox Membership Form 2023-24. Membership year May 1 thru April 30 & accepted throughout the year.

Must be a member of Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club or Gelandesprung Ski Club to sign up for ski trips.

Sly Fox – Snowriver Mt. Michigan, Rescheduled for 2025

Sly Fox – Snowriver Mt. Michigan, Rescheduled for 2025

Jackson Creek Summit & Black River Basin Mountains, Wakefield Michigan.

THIS IS A FIRST FOR THE SLY FOX SKI CLUB.

UNFORTUNATLY THIS TRIP, JANUARY 19-21, 2024 HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR 2025……..IT WILL BE THE SAME GREAT TRIP!

 

 

$425 per person/dbl occupancy (2 per room), additional rooming options available.

Snowriver Trip has been rescheduled for January 19-21, 2024.   Due to the conditions at Snowriver (Jackson Creek Summit & Black River Basin mountains) this trip has been rescheduled for January 19-21, 2024.  Same great trip and some spots are still available. So act quickly (ASAP) if you would like to get on this trip. 

Round trip Lamers Motor Coach, pick up locations are Appleton & Green Bay. Sub sandwiches, bottled water, & ice provided on the ride up to Wakefield Michigan.

Two day lift pass, Saturday & Sunday for Jackson Creek Summit/Black River Basin Mountains  Ride the NEW Voyageur Express – high-speed, 6 person lift at Jackson Creek.

Two nights lodging: The Lodge at Snowriver’s Jackson Creek.  Newly renovated. I have been told that Dudleys entertainment at Jackson Creek Lodge is open.  Note:  In the lodge, breakfast is available for purchase (guests receive 15% discount for food & beverages).

Group Dinner Saturday night at the Jagger’s Ore House, a quick motor coach ride for great food & newly redecorated restaurant.

Join in the fun!  Much more included on this trip, see details on sign-up form for complete information.

 

Sly Fox – Big Powderhorn Mt. Michigan, February 9-11, 2024

Sly Fox – Big Powderhorn Mt. Michigan, February 9-11, 2024

Ski/Ride the great variety & wonderfully groomed runs at Big Powderhorn Mountain, Bessemer Michigan.

$350 per person/dbl occupancy (two per room), additional rooming options available.

This trip will include more fun along with a poker run on the mountain.  Some space available, sign up soon! 

Our trips do fill quickly, this trip opens for sign-up onon Oct. 4, 2023, our first Membership meeting or postmarked no earlier than Oct. 4, 2023.  Deposit due on sign-up: $100.  Final payment due January 19, 2024.

WHAT’S INCLUDED!

Round trip Lamers Motor Coach, pick up locations are Green Bay & Appleton.  Sub sandwiches, bottled water & ice provided on the ride up to Bessemer Michigan. Note: you are welcome to bring your own preferred beverages in a small cooler/no glass that fits under your seat.

Two night hotel lodging:  Quality Inn Ironwwood, pool/hot tub with free hot breakfast daily. (room configuration/2 queen beds or 1 king)

Two day lift pass for Saturday & Sunday, Big Powderhorn Mt.  Quick motor coach ride to/from Big Powderhorn.

Group dinner Saturday Night – Jagger’s Ore House – a quick motor coach ride for great food & newly updated restaurant.

Saturday Apres’-ski – gathering at Quality Inn Breakfast room, prior to dinner, starting approx. 4:30pm until (?pm).

2024 Big Powderhorn Details & sign up 

Detailed itinerary supplied prior to departure.  Questions?  [email protected] 

Sly Fox – Aspen Colorado, March 2-9, 2024

Sly Fox – Aspen Colorado, March 2-9, 2024

Aspen, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, & Buttermilk Mountains.

Complete Trip $2550 per person/dbl occupancy 

Ski/ride all four mountains at no additional cost!

Revised 12/4/23 Trip is WAIT LISTED.  What that means……If you would like to go, occasionally there are cancelations because of unforeseen issues and an opening to fill the spot happens, sign up now.  Contact the Trip Leader/Trip Chair Sam Fontaine, [email protected].  Wait list, Full refund if no opening happens. 

TRIP INCLUDES!

ROUND TRIP MOTORCOACH TRANSPORTATION between Green Bay & Appleton to/from Chicago O’Hare airport.

ROUND TRIP SOUTHWEST AIRLINES to/from Chicago O’Hare-Denver.  TWO FREE checked bags.

ROUND TRIP COLORADO MOTORCOACH transportation between Denver & Aspen Colorado.

7 NIGHTS LODGING at premium The Gant Resort Condominiums, 2 & 3 bedroom units.  All have one bath per bedroom. Also includes spacious living room & full kitchen.  The Gant Resort offers on premises outdoor pool with several hot tubs, shuttle service to Aspen Mt., bus station for transfers to other mountains.  The location of the Gant is  blocks from the Silver Queen Gondola on Aspen Mountain also blocks from Aspen city center.

LIFT PASSES:  5 OF 6 DAYS included.  Also available at different prices, 4-day & 6-day lifts available as well as discounts for 65 & over. 

GROUP FARWELL DINNER – TBD

Pricing details, deductions are on page 2.  Trip is WAIT LISTED.  Interested?  Contact Trip Leader/Trip Chair Sam Fontaine, [email protected].

Payment Schedule:  $750 due on Sign-Up

                                $750 due by November 28, 2023

                               Balance due by January 24, 2024

Aspen info & sign up

Questions?  Sam Fontaine, [email protected]

Click here for Membership & Midwest Trip Policies that are posted in our Membership section.

When you join the Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club, Sly Fox Membership Form 2023-24 Sly Fox Membership enables you to take advantage of Gelandesprung Ski Club trips with no additional membership fees.  Gelandesprung Ski Club

Calendar of Events

MORE FUN with SLY FOX SKI & SNOWBOARD CLUB!

Join in the fun with the Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club. All Members & Non Members are welcome to all non club sponsored events.

We resume our Membership Meetings on Oct. 5, 2022. You may find them posted below, calendar of events.  Membership meetings are held upstairs Sky Box of The Bar on Lynndale, 2435 W. Nordale Dr. Appleton, 7pm social gathering, 7:30 PM meeting. They continue on the First & Third Wednesdays on each month, October thru March. It is always fun to see everyone again, catch up with those we didn’t see this summer & make plans for the ski season.     

All year long, our Club plan events that include banquets, Foxes Friday gatherings (Foxes Fridays/Happy Hour gatherings ), biking excursions that will be posted in our Newsletter and Website.  Our Monthly Membership meetings starting in October will have pre-trip informational meetings along with Guest Speakers.

Celebrate the holidays with your Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard friends.  Yearly we are allowed to schedule our Holiday Party on Dec. 13, 2024 at the Red Ox Seafood & Steakhouse, 2318 S Oneida St, Appleton. We have a wonderful menu to choose from that night for $32.  Sign up today to ensure we have the large dining room, send your reservation today. RSVP December 1st.  Holiday details & Sign-up

Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club’s FIRST MEETING was OCTOBER 4, 2023. Location is at The Bar on Lynndale, 2435 W. Nordale, Appleton.  7pm social / 7:30pm meeting upstairs meeting room.   Welcome renewal & new members, Annual meeting & TRIPS OPEN FOR SIGN UP.  Yeah!  Sign up early, space is limited.  All information & sign ups are on the Website & Newsletter.

 Not a Sly Fox member? Then Sign Up Today or at one of the Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Clubs meetings.  Our Membership year is May 1st – April 30th, membership is accepted anytime throughout the year.

Sly Fox Club members are welcome to attend additional skiing or social events, check out events with our friends at Gelandesprung Ski Club Green Bay. 

February 2024

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  • Sly Fox Big Powderhorn Ski Trip, Feb. 9-11
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  • Sly Fox Ski Trip, Big Powderhorn Feb. 9-11
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Upcoming Events

March 1, 2024
  • March 1, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club, Foxes Fridays
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March 2, 2024
  • March 2, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm Sly Fox Aspen Colorado Ski Trip
    Aspen Mountain Ski Resort, 601 E Dean St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA See more details

March 3, 2024
  • March 3, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm Sly Fox Aspen Colorado Ski Trip
    Aspen Mountain Ski Resort, 601 E Dean St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA See more details

March 4, 2024
  • March 4, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm Sly Fox Aspen Colorado Ski Trip
    Aspen Mountain Ski Resort, 601 E Dean St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA See more details

March 5, 2024
  • March 5, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm Sly Fox Aspen Colorado Ski Trip
    Aspen Mountain Ski Resort, 601 E Dean St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA See more details

March 6, 2024
  • March 6, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm Sly Fox Aspen Colorado Ski Trip
    Aspen Mountain Ski Resort, 601 E Dean St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA See more details

  • March 6, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm No Meeting - Sly Fox Membership Meeting, will resume March 20
    The Bar - Lynndale, 2435 W Nordale Dr, Appleton, WI 54914, USA See more details

March 7, 2024
  • March 7, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm Sly Fox Aspen Colorado Ski Trip
    Aspen Mountain Ski Resort, 601 E Dean St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA See more details

March 8, 2024
  • March 8, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm Sly Fox Aspen Colorado Ski Trip
    Aspen Mountain Ski Resort, 601 E Dean St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA See more details

  • March 8, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club, Foxes Fridays
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March 9, 2024
  • March 9, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm Sly Fox Aspen Colorado Ski Trip
    Aspen Mountain Ski Resort, 601 E Dean St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA See more details

March 15, 2024
  • March 15, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club, Foxes Fridays
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March 20, 2024
  • March 20, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Sly Fox Membership Meeting
    The Bar - Lynndale, 2435 W Nordale Dr, Appleton, WI 54914, USA See more details

March 22, 2024
  • March 22, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club, Foxes Fridays
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Member Services

The Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club’s services include: Photos from Past Trips, News Letters, Membership Information, and our Affiliates.

Contact Us

Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club Contact Information

Contact any of our friendly Officers and Committee Chairpersons by sending an email or phone call. Or you may send an email directly through the Contact Form below.

Officers

TITLE NAME PHONE     EMAIL
President Sam Fontaine 920-337-0975   [email protected]
Vice President Randy Zurbuchen 920.360.5366   [email protected]
Secretary Deb Bramschreiber 920.337.0975   [email protected]
Treasurer Julie Buechner 920.427.2813   [email protected]
Advisor   [email protected]

Committee Chairs

TITLE NAME PHONE    EMAIL
Trip Chair Sam Fontaine 920.337.0975  [email protected]
Membership Chair Julie Buechner 920.427.2813 [email protected]
Marketing Chair Deb Bramschreiber 920.337.0975 [email protected]
Newsletter Chair Sandy McMonagle 920.471.2399   [email protected]
Social Chair Position open   [email protected]

Please contact us by either:

  1. Attending a Meeting Location (Oct.-March): The Bar on Lynndale, 2435 W. Nordale, Appleton (see Event section above) TBA
  2. Send a letter to:

    Sly Fox Ski Club
    P.O. Box 1613
    Appleton, WI. 54912-1613

  3. Or send an email to the president’s email by entering the information below and press the SEND button.

    If you are one of the Board Members or a Chairperson and you need to update the Sly Fox Ski Club Calendar go to the following link: SlyFox Google Calendar Updates
    If you are one of the Board Members or a Chairperson and you need to access the Sly Fox Ski Club Email go to the following link: SlyFox Email

    About Us

    SKI THE WORLD with the SLY FOX SKI & SNOWBOARD CLUB, Appleton Wisconsin, Welcome!

    Founded in 1967, the Sly Fox & Snowboard Ski Club is a group of downhill skiing and snowboard enthusiasts who enjoy the snow season and other year-round activities. Some of the winter and summer activities may include:

    • Skiing/Snowboarding in the Midwest, Rockies, and International down hill ski resorts
    • Bicycling in the Midwest
    • White water rafting
    • Attending Sporting events such as Baseball and Football games
    • Touring major cities world-wide

    Our group, ages 21 and over, seek the opportunity to participate in recreational activities in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere year round.  For those of you that are traveling with a companion but are not interested in skiing or snowboarding, you are welcome to explore on your own with your fellow friends.

    The membership year is May 1st to April 30th.  You may join at any time during the year – or sign up now! If you have any questions then send me an email: [email protected]

    For specific Trip Information, please contact Trip Chair Sam Fontaine via email, [email protected].

    We hope to hear from you soon!

    Sincerely,
    Sam Fontaine
    President, Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club

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