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Washington Ski Touring Club

Thanks and Welcome, Board Members

Many thanks George Whyel, Jean Davis, and Randy Oakley -- our outgoing Board members for their time and contributions to the Board this past 2014-15 season!  And welcome to our new Board members for the upcoming 2015-16 season -- Denis DuBois, Tom Jacobi, Russ Hamerly, Jo-Ann Payne, and Dede Chinlund


Members of the new Board:

  • President - Denis DuBois
  • Vice President - Ginnie Miller
  • Treasurer - Tom Jacobi
  • Secretary - Barbara Mandula
  • Trips Coordinators - Russ Hamerly, Jo-Ann Payne
  • Nordic Patrol Coordinator - Jon Epstein with assistance from Mindy Nichols
  • Programs Coordinator - Maria Lamarca
  • Member Data - Dede Chinlund
  • New Member Liaisons - Phil Molin, Jacqui Vail
  • Web Administrator - Sharon Chen

Trips for the coming season - take the survey

As of September 1, this survey is under development and is only available in test mode for Board members. In a few weeks, we will ask all members to take the survey and let the Trip Coordinators know what you'd like to see in Trips for the 2015-2016 season.

Trips survey


Fall Kickoff Party and Potluck!

Come join use for our Fall Kickoff Party and Potluck!  Thur, Oct 1st 6-8:30 pm  We'll be back in the Mount Baker Community Clubhouse.  Catch up with old ski buddies, meet and make new friends, and start planning your ski events for the upcoming season.  Bring your friends and a potluck item to share.  See you there!


The Washington Ski Touring Club is a Seattle-based, recreation-oriented club of about 360 members who organize nordic classic, skate, telemark,and backcountry touring ski trips.  We also have a monthly meeting with interesting programs on equipment, tours, weather, ski destinations, etc. (October to May).


We love to ski and encourage you to join us!  Our monthly meetings and potluck events are open to all. However, much of our website such as Multi-Day Trips, Discussion Forums, Nordic Patrol, and Weekend Weather forecasts are available only to Members. 

Got Photos?

Do you have some trip or event photos you'd like to share? To add them to our Photo Pages, click on the arrow next to YOUR Name that is in the upper right corner of the home page. Click on Profile. When your Profile shows, one of the items is Website/Photo Albums. Take it from there - it's easy.




 The view from Echo Ridge ski trail.