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A visitor at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany, earns his wings on the Zugspitze on a fresh powder day during last winter.
A visitor at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany, earns his wings on the Zugspitze on a fresh powder day during last winter. (Courtesy of Brad Hays/ Edelweiss Lodge and Resort)
A visitor at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany, earns his wings on the Zugspitze on a fresh powder day during last winter.
A visitor at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany, earns his wings on the Zugspitze on a fresh powder day during last winter. (Courtesy of Brad Hays/ Edelweiss Lodge and Resort)
A skier glides through fresh powder on the Zugspitze during last winter’s ski season.
A skier glides through fresh powder on the Zugspitze during last winter’s ski season. (Courtesy of Brad Hays/ Edelweiss Lodge and Resort)
A snowboard instructor at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort goes over the fundamentals with his young charges during a class conducted last ski season.
A snowboard instructor at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort goes over the fundamentals with his young charges during a class conducted last ski season. (Courtesy of Brad Hays/ Edelweiss Lodge and Resort)
Ben Cannon, a visitor at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, smiles after getting a face full of snow during a tumble on the Zugspitze during last winter’s ski season.
Ben Cannon, a visitor at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, smiles after getting a face full of snow during a tumble on the Zugspitze during last winter’s ski season. (Courtesy of Brad Hays/ Edelweiss Lodge and Resort)

Here are ski club schedules and Morale, Welfare and Recreation trips as submitted to Stars and Stripes or posted on club Web sites. Prices are based on adult double occupancy; single rooms subject to additional charge. Unless otherwise noted, all trips include bus transportation. To add, correct or update a listing, please e-mail information to: travel@estripes.osd.mil. You may also fax it to: (+49) (0) 6155-601395. If you have questions, please call (+49) (0) 6155-601380.

GermanyFRANKFURT INTERNATIONAL SKI CLUB

Area: FrankfurtPresident: Rob PinningtonPublicity: Gary ProffittWeb site:www.fiscweb.orgTelephone: 0172 6561498E-mail:info@fiscweb.orgAddress: c/o Rob Pinnington, Im Grund 8d, 61273 Obernhain, GermanyMembership fees: 20 euros singles, 30 euros families.Meetings: every second Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Yours Irish Bar, near the Deutsche Börse and Schillerpassage. Upcoming meetings include Nov. 1, 15 and 29; Dec. 13, Jan. 3, 17, and 31, Feb. 14 and 28, March 14 and 28 and April 11 and 25.Trips: Nov. 9-12, Stubai, Austria, 265 euros; Nov. 22-26, Hintertux, Austria, 415 euros; Dec.1-3, Obertauern, Austria, 235 euros; Dec. 8-10, Obergurgl/Hochgurgl, Austria, 240 euros; Dec.15-17, Lech, Austria, 245 euros; Dec. 28-Jan. 1, Nendaz-Verbier, Switzerland, 425 euros; Dec. 29-Jan. 4, St. Veit, Austria, 450 euros; Jan. 5-7, Lenk-Adelboden, Switzerland, 255 euros; Jan. 12-15, Zermatt, Switzerland, 315 euros; Jan.19-21, Andermatt, Switzerland, 220 euros; Jan. 26-28, Aletschgebi, Switzerland, 210 euros; Jan. 27, Black Forest, Germany, 55 euros; Feb.2-6, Ischgl, Austria, 340 euros; Feb. 3, Vogelsberg, Germany, 55 euros; Feb. 3-10, Utah-Park City, U.S.A., 855 euros; Feb. 9-11, Verbier, Switzerland, 195 euros; Feb. 11-17, St. Veit, Austria, 395 euros; Feb. 16-19, Saalbach, Austria, 315 euros; Feb. 23-25, Jungfrau, Switzerland, 315 euros; March 2-4, Zell am See, Austria, 235 euros; March 9-11, Engelberg, Switzerland, 250 euros; March 10-17, La Grave, France, 495 euros; March 16-19, St. Moritz, Switzerland, 315 euros; March 23-25, Disentis, Switzerland, 235 euros; March 30-April 1, St. Anton, Austria, 255 euros, April 5-9, Davos, Switzerland, 425 euros; April 7-14, Val Thorens, France, 405 euros; April 13-15, Lech, Austria, 245 euros; April 20-23, Zermatt, Switzerland, 305 euros; April 27-May 1, Ischgl, Austria, 365 euros; April 27-29, Ischgl, Austria, 235 euros.

HEIDELBERG INTERNATIONAL SKI CLUB

Area: Heidelberg, GermanyPresident: David EllisTelephone: 06221-7564275Publicity: Jennifer LearWeb site:www.heidelbergski.comE-mail: president@heidelbergski.comMembership fees: 15 euros for ages 18 and older, 35 euros families.Meetings: Every other Wednesday at 7 p.m at Hotel Zagreb, Schwetzingen. Meetings feature trip sign-ups, entertainment, refreshments, equipment demos, ski tuning, fashion shows and/or official club business. Meeting dates are Nov. 1, 15 and 29, Dec. 13, Jan. 3, 17 and 31, Feb. 14 and 28, March 14 and 28, and April 18 and 25.Trips: Nov. 22-26, Hochgurgl, Austria, 290 euros or 305 euros, (U-Drive); Dec. 8-10, Lech, Austria, 220 euros (U-Drive); Dec. 14-17, Stuben, Austria, 130-220 euros (U-Drive); Dec.22-26, Les Contamines, France, 430 euros; Dec. 23-29, St. Veit, Austria, 425 euros; Dec. 28-Jan. 1, Méribel, France, 385 euros; Jan. 5-7, Wengen, Switzerland, 245 euros; Jan. 12-15, St. Moritz, Switzerland, 295 euros; Jan. 12-15, Portes du Soleil, France, 285 euros; Jan. 19-21, Kitzbühel, Austria, 230 euros; Jan.19-21, Haute Nendaz, Switzerland, 230 euros; Jan. 26-28, Lenk, Switzerland, 250 euros; Feb. 2-4, Zell am See, Austria, 190 euros; Feb. 4-10, St. Veit, Austria, 375 euros, Feb. 16-19, Bad Hofgastein, Austria, 320 euros; Feb. 16-19, Ski Safari, 240 euros; March 2-4, Aletsch, 175 euros; March 9-11, Disentis, Switzerland, 205 euros; March 15-18, Chamonix, France, 335 euros; March 23-25, Klosters Platz (Davos), Switzerland, 235 euros; April 7-14, Val Thorens, France, 295-875 euros; April 27-29, Ischgl, Austria, 220 euros.

KAISERSLAUTERN-WEST PFALZ SKI CLUB

Area: Kaiserslautern areaPresident: Mike DallasPublicity: Beth AushermanE-mail: aush@msn.com.Tel.: 06306-356Web site:www.kwpskiclub.comMembership costs: $20 singles, $30 familiesMeetings: first and third Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Burgschänke Restaurant in Hohenhecken.Trips: Nov.9-12, St. Veit, Austria, 380 euros, includes lessons and lift pass; Nov. 22-26, Stubai, Austria, 272 euros; Dec. 23-30, Kirchdorf, Austria, 290 euros (U-Drive); Dec. 23-28, St. Veit, Austria, Siegi's Ski School, 356 euros, (U-Drive); Dec. 28-Jan. 2, St. Veit, Austria, Siegi's Ski School, 365 euros (U-Drive); Jan. 12-15, Davos, Switzerland, 322 euros; Jan. 26-28, Wörgl, Austria, 142 euros; Feb. 15-19, Le Trois Vallées, 390 euros; Feb. 16-19, Chur/Flims-Laax, 241 euros, March 3-10, Ski Safari: Serfaus, Fiss-Ladis, Ischgl, Sölden, Pitztal, 440 euros; March 30-April 1, Verbier, 150 euros; April 20-22, Lech, 274 euros.

MANNHEIM INTERNATIONAL SKI CLUB

Area: Greater MannheimPresident: Roseann DrydalePublicity and Membership: Janet-Anne BoykinWeb site:www.skimisc.netTelephone: 06206-75268E-mail: boykin@bunt.comMembership fees: $25 singles; $35 families.Meetings: Taubenheim Restaurant, Am Lampertheim Weg 9, Viernheim on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Meeting dates Oct. 26, Nov. 9 and 30; Dec. 14, Jan. 11 and 25; Feb. 8 and 22; March 8 and 22; April 5 and 19.Trips: Nov. 9-12, Stubai, Austria, 260 euros, Nov. 22-26, Zermatt, Switzerland, 335 euros; Dec. 1-3, Pitztal, Austria, 125 euros; Dec. 8-10, Arlberg, Austria; 122 euros; Dec. 15-17, Portes du Soleil, Switzerland, 125 euros; Dec. 23-28, St. Veit, Austria; 358 euros (U-Drive); Dec. 28-Jan. 2, St. Veit, Austria, 358 euros (U-Drive); Dec. 29-Jan. 1, Portes du Soleil, Switzerland, 198 euros; Jan. 5-7, Portes Du Soleil, Switzerland, 125 euros; Jan. 12-15, Verbier, Switzerland, 199 euros; Jan. 19-21, Montafon, Austria; 127 euros; Jan. 26-28, Grindelwald; Switzerland, 136 euros; Feb. 2-4, Gstaad, Switzerland, 135 euros; Feb. 9-11, Villars, Switzerland, 125 euros; Feb. 16-19, Portes du Soleil, Switzerland, 198 euros; Feb. 23-25, Arlberg, Austria; 122 euros; March 2-4, Davos, Switzerland, 147 euros; March 9-11, Portes du Soleil, Switzerland, 125 euros; March 16-18, Verbier, Switzerland, 135 euros; March 23-25, Davos, Switzerland, 147 euros; March 30-April 1, Portes du Soleil, Switzerland, 125 euros; April 7-14, Trois Valleys, Meribel, France, cost TBA.

PATCH SKI CLUB

Area: Patch Barracks, StuttgartPresident: Roger CarpenterPublicity Director: Kim HornerWeb site:www.patchskiclub.comE-mail: rcarpen@attglobal.net; secretary@patchskiclub.comAddress: CMR 480 Box 198, APO AE 09128 (70569 Stuttgart)Membership fees: $30 singles, $50 families.Meetings: 7 p.m. every second Wednesday, Swabian Special Events Center, Patch Barracks. Meeting dates: Nov. 8 and 20; Dec. 6 and 13; Jan. 10 and 24, Feb. 7 and 21; March 7 and 21; April 4 and 18.Trips: Nov. 9-12, Hintertux, Austria; 220 euros; Nov. 22-26, Zermatt I, Switzerland, 385 euros; Nov. 22-26, Zermatt II, Switzerland, 360. euros; Nov.22-26,Obergurgl, Austria (U-Drive), 245 euros; Dec.8-10, Lech, Austria, 230 euros; Dec. 8-10, Siegi Ski School 1, euros; Dec. 19-26, Arlberg, price TBA; Dec. 23-30, Scheffau, Austria, 765 euros; Dec. 30-Jan. 6, Campitello, Italy, (U-Drive), 580 euros; Dec. 28- Jan.2, Siegi Ski 2, Austria, 440 euros; Jan. 12-15, Lenk, Switzerland, 310 euros; Jan.12-15, Verbier, Switzerland, 310 euros; Jan. 21-27, Siegi Ski 3, Austria, 385 euros; Jan. 26-28 , Zell am See, Austria, 210 euros; Feb. 2-4, Villars, Switzerland, 250 euros; Feb. 16-19, Zakopane, Poland, 440 euros; Feb.16-19, Aletsch, Switzerland, 245 euros; Feb. 16-19, Flims-Laax, Switzerland, 265 euros; March 3-10, Chamonix, France, price TBA; March 16-18, St. Moritz, Switzerland, 220 euros; March 16-18, Kitzbühel, Austria, 240 euros; March 23-25, Davos, Switzerland, 225 euros; April 7-14, Val Thorens, France, price TBA; April 27-29, Ischgl, Austria, 245 euros. Prices include half pension; child rates available.

SITZMARKERS SKI AND BOARD CLUB

Area: Stuttgart, Patch BarracksPresident, Adult Advisory Council: Whit TaylorWeb site:www.sitzmarkers.orgTelephone: 07031-769796E-mail: contactus@sitzmarkers.orgAddress: CMR 480 Box 1105, APO AE 09128-1105Membership fees: $20 or 15 euros per member; maximum of $40 or 30 euros per family.Meetings: See Web site.Trips: Nov. 9-12, Hintertux, Austria, Jan. 25-28, Davos, Switzerland; Feb. 16-19, Lenk, Switzerland. Sitzmarkers is a club for youth grades 6-12. All trips are chaperoned by adults. Trips cost approximately 250 euros for hotel, half-board and lift tickets.

TANNENBAUM SKI CLUB

Area: Ramstein Air Base, Ramstein-Miesenbach, GermanyPresident: Dave HanavanWeb site:www.tannenbaumskiclub.comTelephone: DSN 481-3607, CIV 06372-1571E-mail: dave@tannenbaumskiclub.comAddress: Ramstein Community Center, 435 SVS/SVYR, Unit 3240 Box 3, APO AE 09094Membership fees: $30 singles, $60 families. Open to U.S. and NATO military, dependents and civilians.Meetings: 7:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of month through May at Landstuhl Combined Club, Building 3780, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center.Trips: Nov. 9-12, Kaprun, Austria, 225 euros; Nov. 22-26, Zermatt, Switzerland, 355 euros; Nov. 22-26, Stubaital, Austria, 295 euros; Dec. 8-10, Obergurgl, Austria, 220 euros; Dec. 11-17, Val d'Isère, France (Club Med), 1260 euros; Dec. 22-27, Siegi Ski Week I, Austria, 370 euros; Dec. 20-23, La Plagne, France, 420 euros; Dec. 29-Jan. 2, Verbier, Switzerland, 350 euros; Jan. 12-15, Zell am See, 260 euros; Jan. 12-15, St. Moritz, Switzerland, 280 euros; Jan. 12-15, Chamonix, France, 270 euros; Jan. 26-28, Aletsch, Switzerland, 195 euros; Jan. 28-Feb. 3, Siegi Ski Week II, 385 euros; Feb. 2-4, mystery trip, 185 euros; Feb. 16-19, Portes du Soleil, Switzerland, 260 euros; Feb. 16-19, Lenzerheide, Switzerland, 270 euros; Feb. 16-19, Jungfrau, Switzerland, 230 euros; March 2-4, Andermatt, Switzerland, 205 euros; March 16-18, Mürren, Switzerland, 165 euros; April 27-30, Ischgl, Austria, from 225 to 315 euros. Light meals served on bus en route. Non-members pay an additional 20 euros for trips.

WüRZBURG INTERNATIONAL SKI CLUB

Area: USAG Franconia, Leighton Barracks, WürzburgPresident: Jeff BlundenWeb site:www.wskiclub.orgE-mail: Jeffrey.blunden@wur.amedd.army.milTelephone: 01520-513-6282Address: WISC, CMR 475, BOX 1, APO AE 09036Membership fees: 25 euros singles, 40 euros families.Meetings: First and third Wednesdays of each month at the Würzburg Hofbrau Haus at 6 p.m. Upcoming dates include Nov. 1, 15, and 29 and Dec. 13.Trips: Nov. 22-26, Zermatt, Switzerland, 375 euros; Dec. 23-28, St. Veit, Austria, 483 euros; Dec. 29-Jan. 1, Laax, Switzerland, 345 euros; Jan. 12-15, St. Anton, Austria, 295 euros; Feb. 16-19, Engelberg, Switzerland, 260 euros; March 9-11, Jungfrau, Switzerland, 245 euros; April 7-14, Val Thorens, France, 375 euros; April 27-29, Ischgl, Austria, 250 euros. Sign up early for discounts on rates shown.

ItalyAVIANO SKI CLUB

Area: Northern ItalyPresident: Gina CrossPublicity: Vic RodriguezWeb site:www.avianoskiclub.comE-mail: victoriano.Rodriguez@aviano.af.milMembership fees: Adults $15, children ages 7-17 $5, under 6 free.Meetings: 6:30 p.m., first Monday of every month at Western House.Trips: Nov. 9-12, Hintertux, Austria, $240-350; Nov. 22-26, Zermatt, Switzerland, $295; Dec. 17-24, Madonna di Campiglio, Italy, $715, ski pass included; Dec. 22-26, Sestriere, Italy, $360, ski pass included; Dec. 29-Jan. 4, Seigi's Ski School, $615, lessons included; Jan. 12-15, Kronplatz, Italy, $300, Jan. 26-28, Sella Ronda Arabba, Italy, $100, Feb. 10-11, Bad Moos, Italy, $85; Feb. 16-19, Lake Bled, Slovenia, price TBA; March 9-11, Mölltaler, Austria, $125; April 28-30, Ischgl, Austria, price TBA. All trips are U-drives.

MWR TripsHANAU OUTDOOR RECREATION: Nov. 22-26, Zermatt, $369 adults, $299 children ages 6-15, $79 age 5 and younger. For details, visit Building 459, Old Argonner Kaserne or call DSN 322-8891 or CIV 06181-88-8891.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Oct. 27-29, ski weekend, Hintertux, Austria, $209; Nov. 4, 11, 18, Glacier Ski Express, $69 adults, $59 children; Nov. 9-12, skiing in Hintertux, Austria, $269; Nov. 23-26, skiing in Austria, $259; Nov. 25, Dec. 2 and 9, Ski Express, Austria, $65 adults, $55 children; Dec. 8-10, skiing in Austria, $199. Call DSN 489-7751 or CIV 0631-536-7751.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION: Dec. 26, Feldberg, Black Forest, downhill skiing, sledding, tubing, snowshoeing, $50 adults, $44 children, Patch Barracks, DSN 431-2774 CIV 07031-15-2774..

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION/DEXHEIM OUTDOOR RECREATION: Nov. 18, Dec. 2 and 9, ski Engelberg, Switzerland, $55; Dec. 23-26, ski in Kaprun, Austria, $475. Call DSN 337-5760 (Wiesbaden Army Airfield) or 334-5818 (Anderson Barracks, Dexheim).

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