Far West Ski Association

Tahoe Donner Senior Alpine Ski Club is an affiliated club in the Far West Ski Association. The club receives a monthly newsletter of offers, trips, and other information which is displayed below.

Special related activities available through FWSA include: FWSA is on Facebook. FWSA has established a page on Facebook. You can become a fan of FWSA and receive up to date info on trips, activities, and events.

  1. About FWSA
  2. FWSA News
  3. Sierra Council News

Far West Ski Association (FWSA) is a non-profit, volunteer organization with emphasis on skier safety, ski travel, ski area development, communications, club programs, recreational ski/snowboard racing and family ski involvement. Since its beginning in 1930, FWSA has made its purpose to develop and provide benefits for all affiliated clubs and members. In doing so, the Association has benefited all skiers. We welcome all snow sport enthusiasts, young and old.

Far West Ski Association is one of the country's largest ski associations with 170 affiliated clubs and over 40,000 members. Eleven active councils represent skiers and boarders in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington and Utah. In California, there are six individual councils: Bay Area, Central, Inland, Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego. Arizona Council is headquartered in Phoenix, New Mexico Council in Albuquerque, Sierra Council in Reno, NV. Oregon and Washington are covered by the Northwest Council in Portland, OR. Intermountain Council represents Idaho, Montana, Utah and Colorado. Our ski club, TDSASC, is affiliated with the Sierra Council and thus is a member of FWSA.

Through your ski club and Council, you may participate in FWSA activities. Each year FWSA provides several trips to domestic and international locations, ski and board racing for adults and juniors, and other recreational activities. Members also have an opportunity to attend the annual Convention and Silent Auction to bid on ski vacations and products. Check out the web site at fwsa.org for descriptions of all programs and activities.

FWSA encourages participation in all snow sports, as well as providing numerous other activities. We encourage involvement in your local ski club and Council. Ski Clubs provide an opportunity for finding friends and friends who share the same interests. The ski clubs have active, year-round recreational and social events, including numerous ski trips, water skiing, river rafting, roller blading, potlucks, dinners, cruises, theater, service auctions, diving, biking, car rally, 'mystery' day, building sand castles, wine touring, camping and nearly any other activity you can name! Far West Ski Association is a member of the National Ski Council Federation.