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Washington Ski Touring Club

Board for 2014-2015 Season

Elected at the April 4th meeting for the 2014-2015 Board:  
  • President - George Whyel
  • Programs - Maria Lamarca
  • Treasurer - Ginnie Miller
  • Secretary - Barbara Mandula
  • Member Data - BJ Hedahl
  • Website Administrator - Sharon Chen
  • New Member Liaisons - Phil Molin, Jacque Vail
  • Trip Coordinator - OPEN
  • Nordic Patrol Lead - Ron Steingold
  • Nordic Patrol Assistant - OPEN

Awards & Thanks at April Potluck

For those who have run the multi-day/weekend trips this season:
  • Kris Loodus
  • Bill Lawrence
  • Carol Kennedy
  • Richard Smethurst
  • Lynn Tucker
  • Russ Hamerly
  • George Whyel
  For recent special service to the Club:
  • Dean Payne - four years serving as Member Data Manager
  • Frank Koontz - three years serving as New Member Liaison
  • Kay Ishii -- several years running the Scottish Lakes trip and organizing our potluck events
  • Jean Davis - for many years of service, Jean was given a lifetime membership in WSTC and a lovely bouquet of flowers
    For running several day trips this season:
  • Deborah Dickstein
  • Jay Freidman
  • BJ Hedahl






Fall Potluck & Season Kickoff!

Come join us for a ski-worthy gastronomic potluck feast and season kickoff!! Share stories of your epic summer adventures and upcoming ski plans, and laugh with your fellow ski buddies!

Fri, Oct 10th, 2014, 6 - 8:30 pm
2811 Mt Rainier Dr S, Seattle  98144
  • potluck dish to share.  Alcoholic beverages (beer, non-red wine, cider) and juice will be provided
  • family members, friends, or anyone you know who may be interested in the club
  • ski gear you'd like to sell - tables will be set up to display your gear
Looking forward to seeing 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.