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Nashville Ski Club


Welcome!  Looking for folks who love to ski?   You've come to the right place!  While our 2023-24 trips are now complete, we've already announced our destinations for 2024-25:
- Jackson Hole, Wyoming, January 4-11, 2025
- Big Sky, Montana, January 18-25, 2025
- Copper Mountain, Colorado, February 23 - March 2, 2025
- Chamonix, France, March 8-16, 2025 with optional extension to Lyon

While our Chamonix trip is currently sold out, members may add their names to the waiting list. See the Chamonix trip page for more info.  You must be logged in to this site to be able to add your name to the list.

Missed the April meeting?  Be sure to join us for our May 7th meeting at Agave's Mexican Restaurant in Belle Meade.  We'll have a few tidbits regarding next season's ski trips as well as info about upcoming social activities.  Guests and Visitors are always welcome!

Join our email list by sending an email to nashville-ski+subscribe@googlegroups.com with a Subject of "Subscribe", then reply to the confirmation email and that should alert the list moderator to approve your group membership.  If you have not heard back within 24 hours please send an email to webmaster@nashvilleskiclub.org.  You may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions in each email you'll receive from us - which averages about one per week.  You do not need to be a member of our club to join this mailing list.  See full instructions on our About Us page.

Update 11 April:
- Our Ski Passes page is now available to everyone, although our link to special IKON Pass savings is still available only to members.  IKON Pass prices will go up on Thursday, April 18 so if you haven't bought yours yet, now's the time!

Update 14 April:
- Added photos below from our booth at the Nashville Outdoor Recreations Festival & Expo

NOTE: if you're visiting us on a mobile device, there should be a popup bar at the bottom of the screen with our menu.  You may have to scroll down a bit to see it.


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Did you catch us at the Nashville Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo at Bells Bend Park on April 13?  We had absolutely perfect weather for the event and had a great time letting folks know about our club.
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Our April meeting was at Corner Pub in Brentwood where we elected officers and directors for the upcoming fiscal year.  The folks who went to Whitefish shared their stories as we look forward to an off-season with warm-weather events.
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Our final trip of the season was to Whitefish, Montana.  We had gorgeous views, saw snow ghosts, enjoyed a day trip to Glacier National Park and some even went snowshoeing.  Does it get any better?  We've already announced trips for next season.  Join now and you'll be able to sign up for them in July!

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At our March membership meeting we not only reported on our Breckenridge trip and had a send-off for those on the Whitefish trip, we presented our 2025 Chamonix trip and began taking sign-ups for it!
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We had a great time in Breckenridge!  Check out the Photo Gallery page for more photos!
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We hiked David Crockett State Park on February 17th.  It was chilly but beautiful!  There are more photos in our Photo Gallery. Join us for our next hike on March 23rd.
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We went to see the Predators again on Tuesday, February 13th as they took on the New Jersey Devils.  We had a great time even though they lost.


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We had our February Membership Meeting at Crow's Nest in Green Hills on February 6th. We got the scoop from those who'd just returned from Banff and gave a send-off to those who will be leaving for Breckenridge at the end of the month.  Next meeting is March 5th - don't miss it!
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At the end of January we crossed our northern border and visited the town of Banff and the "Big 3" resorts nearby: Lake Louise, Banff Sunshine, Mt. Norquay.  You can see these photos and more in our Photo Gallery .
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David Scott

Hometown:  Lexington, KY
When did you first join the ski club?  I was a member for a couple of years in the 90s.  In the modern era, I joined in 2022.
Favorite ski resort?  Park City, first.  Steamboat second.  Telluride third.

What’s the best trip (traveling wise) you ever had?
Costa Rica

If you could live anywhere in the world for a year, where would it be?
London

Are you a member of any other clubs or organizations?  

Cumberland Trails Conference [Board] - Building a 300 mile trail from Chattanooga to Cumberland Gap, TN.
Various Outdoor Activity Groups
Nashville Bar Association
Independent Insurance Agents of TN
Scouts BSA

What’s your favorite seat on an airplane?
Short flight: Window.  Long flight: Aisle.

How many countries have you visited outside the US? 17

Do you have any pets? What are their names?
Well, the railroad-tie retaining wall in my backyard is now essentially a townhome complex for chipmunks.  I need a dog to be their "property manager!"

What is your favorite wild animal?
Bear

What is your favorite candy or treat?
Snickers

What’s the weirdest food you’ve ever eaten?
Cow's kneecap.

What is your favorite dessert?
Pecan pie

What is your favorite hobby?
Hiking/Backpacking

What are your other favorite sports to participate in?
Kayaking, Volleyball, Basketball, Pickleball, Biking

What crazy activities do you dream of trying someday?
Hike/Climb Kilimanjaro

Do you have any hidden talents? What can you do?
Juggle stupid stuff

What show did you binge watch embarrassingly fast?
Reacher

What is your favorite job you’ve ever had?
Lifeguard/Swim Instructor

Who is your favorite cartoon character and why?
Mr. Bill in "I'm Just a Bill" from Schoolhouse Rock.  Because he hopes and he prays that maybe one day he'll be a law.

What dance move are you secretly awesome at?
The Hustle

During the pandemic did you learn a new skill or improve an old one?
Learned to grow a singular tomato plant from a seeding.  $65 later I had a whopping crop of 6 tomatoes that survived to be eaten by humans (not varmints).

Do you have a famous (or infamous) relative or some other kind of celebrity connection?
Um...well, we trace back to a 1700s Duke of Argyle (Scotland).  So, we've got out-of-style preppy socks going for us.