2016 Worldwide Gay Ski Weeks Calendar

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••• The magnificent view from the 7th Heaven lift at Blackcomb, site of Whistler WinterPride in late January and early February. photo by Andrew Collins

NOTE: Some of the following dates and events are tentative, based on the timing of previous ski weeks, as many organizers haven't yet finalized dates for the coming year. Check back regularly for updates.

  • Ongoing OutRyders Ski Events - New England's GLBT Ski & Snowboard Club (held at a variety of resorts in New England, including Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont - frequent destinations include Bretton Woods, Sugarloaf Mount Sunapee, Mount Snow/Stratton, Stowe, Sugarbush, Okemo, Cannon Mountain, Sunday River, Jay Peak [site of the annual Big Gay Jay Weekend in early to mid-March], and Killington).
  • Ongoing SAGA Events - Los Angeles Gay Ski and Snowboard Club (including a number of events held at Mammoth, plus out-of-state gatherings at Beaver Creek/Vail, Aspen, Park City and other hot spots).
  • Ongoing SAGA San Diego Events - San Diego Gay Snowsports & Social Club (including many events held in Big Bear Lake and elsewhere in California).
  • Ongoing SAGA North Events - San Francisco Gay Ski and Snowboard Club (including a number of events held around Lake Tahoe).
  • Ongoing Ski Buddies Events - Pacific Northwest Lesbian and Gay Winter Sports Enthusiasts (including a number of events held at resorts in the region, typically including Stevens Pass, WA; Hurricane Ridge, WA; Manning Park, BC; Red Mountain, BC; Silver Star, BC; Schweitzer Mountain, ID; Crystal Mountain, WA; Mt. Bachelor, OR; Mt. Hood, OR; Kelowna, BC; Alta/Snowbird, UT; and an annual Austria trip held in mid- to late January).
  • Ongoing Ski Bums Gay Ski Trips (held at a variety of resorts around the world - 2016 destinations include Killington, VT in late December and early January; a women's weekend at Okemo and Mt. Snow, VT in mid-January; Nagano, Japan in late January; Italy's Dolomites in late January and early February; Park City, UT in mid-February; Revelstoke, BC in late February; Stowe, VT in late February; Big Sky, MT in early March; Lake Placid, NY in early March; Mt. Bachelor, OR in mid-March; and Wanaka, New Zealand - complete with plenty of wine-tasting, in late August and early September. Also, there are a number of overnight bus trips and day outings in the Eastern United States throughout the season).