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This site was updated on 11/14/2023  -  SCROLL down this page for more news, events and travel info.

We are a council of ski and snowboard clubs whose members love to ski & board, travel, have adventures, socialize and give back to the community. If you love to have fun, come join us.


Announcing the Far West Ski Foundations (FWSF) winter fundraiser:

BAC is a proud supporter of the FWSF.  
The overarching objective of the Far West Ski Foundation is to sustain snowsports to ensure that the inspirational experiences of snowsports will remain for future generations.  FWSF missions are:
  • Building for the Future - with its Athletic Scholarship Program for junior racers.
  • Rehabilitation and Renewal- with its support of adaptive and rehabilitative snowsports programs.
  • Sustaining Snowsports- supporting snowsports industry initiatives, such as, climate control, youth and family development, and diversity.
  • Preserving the Legacy - with research, preservation, education and publication of snowsports history.
This year, FWSF is partnering with See's Candies. To support this great cause and for more information on how to get your yummies in time for the holidays, please click on the following link: 

FWSF's 2023 See's Yum Raising WInter Flyer

Announcing the 91st Annual FWSA Convention:

We are pleased to announce that the Bay Area Snow Sport Council (BAC) and Sierra League & Council will be the 2024 hosts for the 91st Annual Far West Ski Association Convention.  The convention is scheduled for June 6-9, 2024.  It will feature celebrity guest speakers, the Snowsports Leadership Academy educational sessions with valuable information for clubs and councils, public affairs panels, an auction, optional fun activities, and more.  The convention will take place at the Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa in Reno, NV.   Special hotel rates are available and it is not too soon to book your room.

For registration information and more please click on the following link for the convention flyer:

2024 FWSA Convention Flyer

Announcing the 2024 FWSA Domestic Ski/Board Week:

Steamboat Springs, Colorado from January 27 to February 4, 2024. Since FWSA's last trip, the old gondola from the base is gone and the area has been replaced with Steamboat Square.  A new gondola with increased capacity should be finished this year.  Additions also include more food options, an ice rink, a new entertainment stage with great views of the mountain and 650 acres of advanced and expert terrain. 

Announcing BAC's 2024 Mini Ski/Board Week:

Whitefish, Montana will be the site of our 2024 mini ski week, which will be held March 3-9, 2024.  We will have 30 spots available. Janel Spencer, our BAC Trip Leader, is planning an exciting trip including, not only downhill skiing and boarding, but cross country, a possible trip to Glacier National Park, parties and more.  Online reservation is available through Sports America.  Click here for more information:  BAC Mini Ski Week - Whitefish

Announcing the 2024 FWSA International Ski/Board Trip:

Madonna di Campiglio, Italy is the site of 2024's international trip scheduled for February 25 to March 4.  An optional extension (also available as a standalone trip) is offered to Northern Italy.  Signups are currently being taken.

Please see our Travel section to the right for more information on these trips.

BAC Club Membership

The 2023 - 2024 Club Membership Form is now available. Click on clubs in the menu in the top section of this page for more information.

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BAC Meetings

BAC General Meetings for 2023 are posted to our Calendar.  All club presidents, BAC representatives and interested parties may attend.

General Meeting are usually held on the second Monday of the month, with possible exceptions for November, December and certain holidays.

An email is sent out to the BAC Contact List prior to the meeting with the location and a link to ZOOM, if that is being offered.

Past Events


To attend BAC trips you must be a member of a BAC (i.e a BAC Club or a Direct Member of BAC.)  For FWSA trips, you must be a member of a FWSA Council (such as BAC) or a direct member of Far West Ski Association (FWSA.)

FWSA Domestic Ski Week  Steamboat Springs January 27 - February 4, 2024

FWSA International Trip  Madonna di Campiglio, Italy February 25 - March 3, 2024 with an optional extension to Northern Italy March 3 - 10, 2024.

BAC Mini Ski Week  Whitefish Montana March 3 - 9, 2024

Additional Trips (Ski/Snowboard and Adventure Trips)

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