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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

DON’T MISS THIS! Sly Fox Octoberfest Picnic Sunday, September 25th.  Octoberfest Picnic Signup2022

To start Appleton’s Octoberfest weekend, Continue the Sly Fox Club tradition with Happy Hour FRIDAY Sept. 23rd at Good Company, 110 N. Richmond St. followed with a stroll down College Ave.’s License to Cruise car show.  SATURDAY, September 24th will be a full day of great music.  With a plan to meet up at one of our favorites, Vic Ferrari band playing early afternoon. Appletons Octoberfest   We look forward to see many of you that weekend and the upcoming season.

Our first Membership meeting will be scheduled for October 5, 2022 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 April, 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.

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SLY FOX SKI & SNOWBOARD CLUB PRESENTS THE START OF 2022-2023 SKI/SNOWBOARD SEASON

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

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, trips@slyfoxskiclub.org.

Before the Ski Season Starts……Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club will get into the Octoberfest Spirit with an Octoberfest Picnic on Sunday, Sept. 25th. We had a great time.  See the Newsletter for wrap-up article.

SLY FOX SKI & SNOWBOARD CLUB 2022-2023 SKI SEASON IS SET!  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 2022-23. 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.    SLY FOX 2023 TRIPS DETAILS      2022_23Trip List

WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE OUR INTERNATIONAL SKI TRIP TO MERIBEL FRANCE & BARCELONA SPAIN. OUR TRIP WILL BE FRIDAY, JANUARY 27 thru TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2023 

This trip has a wait list however we are continuing to take sign ups for that list. Occasionally changes do occur. 

Our fearless Trip Leader & Trip Chair Sam Fontaine, (samfont@athenet.net) will lead us to Meribel in the 3-Valleys of France. The Largest Interconnected Ski Area in the WORLD!  Then on to Barcelona Spain for a little R&R.

Our Club accepts sign up, deposit with Covid Form on JUNE 15, 2022 or later.  Reminder…….. POSTMARKED (mailed) NO EARLIER THAN JUNE 15  or you will go to the end of the line.  This trip may fill up fast, so plan on joining in the fun on this well organized and exciting trip in January 2023. 

PLEASE READ ALL THREE (3) DOCUMENTS FOR THIS TRIP

1.Meribel & Barcelona Trip Details & Sign up Form  

2.International Travel in the age of Covid document. Send with deposit & sign up form. covid form   

3.Travel Insurance for International Travel, informational document.  travel insurance info 

One positive development is that the United States government has lifted the requirement to present a Negative Covid test to return to the US.  At least for now, that eliminates the risk of getting stuck in Europe for a time to recover.  I am leaving the verbiage of “Travel in the Age of Covid” unchanged, as like everything else these days, this too can change……….Sam Fontaine

QUESTIONS?  SAM FONTAINE IS YOUR CONTACT FOR THIS TRIP, email Sam at samfont@athenet.net

Want to go…..you must be a member of Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club.  Not a member?

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 2022-23.   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.

NOTE:  The Sly Fox Ski Club 2021-22 Board of Directors & Trip Chair have decided not to proceed with a 2023 long weekend Western Trip due to scheduling conflicts, Midwest Trips & Gelandesprung’s Western Trip in March. 

 

Sly Fox – Big Snow Michigan, January 6-8, 2023

Sly Fox – Big Snow Michigan, January 6-8, 2023

COMPLETE TRIP

$320 double occupancy (2 per room)

Indianhead & Blackjack Mountains

Our trips do fill quickly, this trip opens for sign-up on Oct. 5, 2022 our first Membership meeting or postmarked no earlier than Oct. 5, 2022.  Deposit due on sign-up: $100.  Final payment due December 16, 2022.

WHAT’S INCLUDED!

Round trip Lamers Motor Coach, pick up locations are Green Bay & Appleton.

Two day lift pass, Saturday & Sunday lift pass for Indianhead/Blackjack Mts. with free shuttle between mountains.  Free Shuttle available between Indianhead & Blackjack Mountains.

Two nights lodging at Indianhead Resort Lodge that includes quick shuttle to the top of the hill.

Breakfast included Saturday & Sunday along with Dinner Saturday night at the Lodge.

Great entertainment in the lodge at Dudley’s.  Also Apre’ ski entertainment at the Sky Bar.

Sunday, our motor coach will transport our group to Blackjack Mt.  Your lift pass will be valid for both days at Indianhead and Blackjack Mt.  Departure on Sunday from Blackjack with a food stop, (on your own) on return trip.

Much more included in this trip., see details for complete information.

2023BigSnow Details

2023BigSnow SignUp

Sly Fox – Meribel France & Barcelona January 27 thru February 7, 2023

Sly Fox – Meribel France & Barcelona January 27 thru February 7, 2023

We are excited with the possibility to explore the 3-Valleys France, Largest interconnected ski area in the WORLD! True Ski in – Ski out, 4 Star Hotel Arolles in Maribel France with daily breakfasts and nightly dinner. 166 Ski Lifts, 375 Miles of Groomed Runs.

Following 7 nights in Meribel, we are flying on to Barcelona, Spain staying at the 4 Star Hotel Avenida Palace that includes daily breakfast.

All of this trip is well organized by our experienced trip leader Sam Fontaine for $3160.

This trip has a wait list however we are continuing to take sign ups for that list. Occasionally changes do occur. 

Please read all three (3) documents for this trip.

  1. Meribel & Barcelona Trip.  Details & Sign up Form 
  2. International Travel in the age of Covid Document, send with deposit and sign up form covid form
  3. Travel insurance for International travel, informational document. travel insurance info

One positive development is that the United States government has lifted the requirement to present a negative Covid test to return to the US.  At least for now, that eliminates the risk of getting stuck in Europe for a time to recover.  I am leaving the verbiage of “Travel in the Age of Covid” unchanged, as like everything else these days, this too can change……….Sam Fontaine

QUESTIONS?  SAM FONTAINE IS YOUR CONTACT FOR THIS TRIP, email Sam at samfont@athenet.net

Sly Fox – Big Snow II, February 10-12, 2023

Sly Fox – Big Snow II, February 10-12, 2023

COMPLETE TRIP $320 (2 per room)

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Indianhead/Blackjack & Big Powderhorn Mountains

Our Trips do fill quickly, this trip opens for sign-up on Oct. 5, 2022 our first Membership meeting or postmarked no earlier than Oct. 5.  Initial Deposit of $100 due on sign-up & Final payment due no later than Jan. 20, 2023. 

WHAT’S INCLUDED!

Round trip Lamers Motor Coach, pick up locations are Green Bay & Appleton.

Two lift passes, Saturday lift pass for Indianhead/Blackjack Mts. with free shuttle between mountains & Sunday lift pass for Big Powderhorn Mt. with transportation to the mountain.

Two nights lodging at Indianhead Resort Lodge that includes quick shuttle to the top of the hill.

Breakfast included Saturday & Sunday along with Dinner Saturday night at the Lodge.

Great entertainment in the lodge at Dudley’s.  Also Apre’ ski entertainment at the Sky Bar.

Sunday, Big Bird Wine Hut at Big Powwderhorn, mid-afternoon gathering for a Gluhwein & hot chocolate break.

More included in this trip, see details for complete information.

2023 BigSnowII Details

2023 BigSnow SignUp

When you join the Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club, Sly Fox Membership Form 2022-23

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 will resume our Membership Meetings on Oct. 5, 2022. You may find them posted below, calendar of events.  Membership meetings are held upstairs Sky Bar 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.

 Let’s Celebrate Octoberfest at Appleton’s downtown celebrations. 

Sly Fox Club’s tradition is to meet for Happy Hour on Friday, Sept. 23rd at Good Company, 110 N. Richmond. Some arrive as early as 4:30pm or whenever you are able to arrive.  Followed by a stroll down College Ave. to enjoy the License to Cruise car show.

Saturday, Sept. 24th the music fills College Ave. throughout the day.  With a plan to meet up at one of the favorites, Vic Ferrari Band.  Appletons Octoberfest

SLY FOX SKI & SNOWBOARD CLUB OCTOBERFEST PICNIC Sunday, SEPTEMBER 25th. We will continue the great weekend with our own Octoberfest at Peabody Park picnic.  It is located on the Fox River and bike paths.  We have rented the pavilion starting at 10am & continues throughout the day. Bring/ride your bike or kayak down to the park.  We will be serving lunch at 2pm with an Octoberfest flare.  See sign up form for all the details.

Octoberfest Picnic Signup2022

Not a Sly Fox member? Then sign up today or at one of the Sly Fox Ski Club meeting. Our Membership year May 1st – April 30, membership 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. 

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Upcoming Events

October 7, 2022
  • October 7, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Sly Fox Ski & Snowboard Club, Foxes Fridays
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October 14, 2022
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October 21, 2022
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October 28, 2022
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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   President@SlyFoxSkiClub.org
Vice President Randy Zurbuchen 920.360.5366   VicePresident@SlyFoxSkiClub.org
Secretary Deb Bramschreiber 920.337.0975   Secretary@SlyFoxSkiClub.org
Treasurer Julie Buechner 920.427.2813   Treasurer@SlyFoxSkiClub.org
Advisor   SlyFoxClubNews@SlyFoxSkiClub.org

Committee Chairs

TITLE NAME PHONE    EMAIL
Trip Chair Sam Fontaine 920.337.0975  Trips@SlyFoxSkiClub.org
Membership Chair Julie Buechner 920.427.2813 Membership@SlyFoxSkiClub.org
Marketing Chair Deb Bramschreiber 920.337.0975 SlyFoxClubNews@SlyFoxSkiClub.org
Newsletter Chair Sandy McMonagle 920.471.2399   SlyFoxClubNews@SlyFoxSkiClub.org
Social Chair Position open   SlyFoxClubNews@SlyFoxSkiClub.org

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: President@SlyFoxSkiClub.org

    For specific Trip Information, please contact Trip Chair Sam Fontaine via email, Trips@slyfoxskiclub.org.

    We hope to hear from you soon!

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

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