Big E 3-Mar-2020

EICSL Championship Race – Attitash 3/7
EICSL Championship Invites – See Race Page on EICSL website.  Registration 8-9:30 with lift ticket prices Adult: $55, Senior/Junior: $50, Under 6: free.  CASH ONLY with this pricing available ONLY during registration.  Lift tickets may extend slightly later if there is demand.  Club Race Chairs will distribute additional information to their members.

Hat-Dance Wedeln Ski Club- Saturday 3/7 – 4 PM to 7 PM
H A T   D A N C E   – Dancing with hats – Sorta – Kinda
21+ Invitation and EISCL ID or Guest Pass Required. Kindly remember that NO phone / camera / Social Media allowed.

Makusue – Toga Bash – Saturday 3/7 – 9PM to 1AM
The Makusues invite you to our annual Toga Bash! Come dressed to impress in a toga, sheets, or heck, even curtains, really anything will do. Come energized for some Roman-themed games as well as live music by Blue Matter (  Be there, or Marcus Brutus will get you!  21+ Invitation and EISCL ID or Guest Pass Required.

St Pattys Social – Schussers – Saturday 3/14 – 4 PM to 7 PM
It’s St. Patty’s Day, everyone’s Irish! All the usual silliness brought to you by the Leprechauns at the Schussers. Dance or tap your toes to the sounds of Shark Martin.  Mashed Potato Bar, Kiss the Blarney Stone Contest.   21+ Invitation and EISCL ID or Guest Pass Required.

EICSL Cross-Country Ski Outing at Whitaker Woods, Sunday March 8th, 10:00am – Noon
Please join us for XC skiing at Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring & Snowshoe Foundation’s trails in Whitaker Woods.  Meet at 9:45am at the Whitaker Woods Meeting House (2829 White Mountain Highway, North Conway) parking lot and look for EICSL leaders: Heather Roscoe, Donna Cleary, Dave Campbell, and Ed Kross. Be sure to stop at the RAGGED MOUNTAIN EQUIPMENT store (279 Rte. 16/302, Intervale) beforehand to buy your trail pass ($15 adults, $10 seniors 60-70, free for seniors 70+) and get rentals (if needed), and then drive over to the Whitaker Woods Meeting House parking lot. We will leave the parking lot to ski promptly at 10am. All ability levels are welcome. Depending on the number and ability of participants, we may split into beginner, intermediate and advanced groups. Optional apres-ski lunch at McGrath’s Tavern (bring your EICSL ID for 10% off). Please email with questions and/or to be put on our direct email list.

EICSL Cross-Country Ski Outing at Great Glen, Saturday March 14th, 10:00am-noon
Please join us for XC skiing at Great Glen Trails in Pinkham Notch.  Meet at 9:45 downstairs at the ticket/rental area, but please arrive earlier to buy trail pass (bring any XC or alpine season pass to get ½ off), arrange rentals (bring your EICSL ID for ½ off), etc., and we will ski promptly at 10:00am.  All ability levels are welcome.  Depending on the number and ability level of participants, we may split into beginner, intermediate and advanced groups.  Optional apres-ski lunch at the Glen View Cafe in the base lodge (buy or BYO lunch).  Optional snow tubing free with trail pass.  Look for EICSL leaders: Donna Cleary, Heather Roscoe, and Steve Formisani.  Please email with questions and/or to be put on our direct email list.

Live Band – Blue Matter at Hawks 3/20 Friday Night 9pm “Rockstars & Groupies”
Calling all Rockstars & Groupies! It’s been a while since live Rock N Roll has blessed the old train station, but those days are gone baby! Bust out the old concert Ts, leather and lace, and harken back to days of a good old fashioned rock show featuring NH Seacoast’s renown Blue Matter. The joint will be jumping Friday 3/20 from 9pm-1am. Parking is very limited. Please do not park in any of the driveways in the circle. The Bus is running. Parking available at Grants or Innitou. Please ride the bus. 21+ Valid ID or Current Guest Pass with standard invite.

Year End EICSL Party and Award Ceremony – Saturday, April 4, 2020
The Shannon Door in Jackson, $5 per person including juniors – collected at the door. Doors open at 3:00 pm, Pizza and Salads served at 3:45 pm. CASH BAR including soft drinks
Awards Presented at 4:30 pm
* Junior Awards
* Individual Awards
* Specialty Awards
* Best Overall Club Awards

Icebar T-Shirts – On Sale Now
Icebar is around the corner on 3/21. Shirts are now available for order. Last year we sold out. To be sure to get yours, order ahead.

The POLECATS fundraising page for the Wildcat 100k Vertical Challenge is LIVE!  Please donate and SHARE
Chad Pickering, Justin Veprauskas, Jason and Marcia Minahan, Ben  Milina, and Brette Brickel will be taking on the never-ending loops of the Lynx trail in style on March 9th at Wildcat.  Thank you for your support! We are all grateful. Let’s help Make-A-Wish New Hampshire reach some children!

Wildcat All Mountain/Racing/Development Programs
All Mountain Program- This Program is designed to promote skiing development for the recreational or ski club skier of all ages who would like to ski the entire mountain on all terrain. We will offer group training for the skiers who would like to better their technique in Bumps, Trees, Off Piste or just work on free skiing on groomed slopes. This program is based on PSIA instruction and is designed for All Levels of skiers.
Wildcat Racing and Development – WCRD is designed to help develop a solid foundation for adults who would like to further their skill within a structured race emphasis program. The participants will be coached by certified USSA/PSIA instructors within a 5 week progressive program. The program is based on the USSA Skills Development Pyramid and Alpine Training System. These components will address Technical and Tactical Skill Development.
5 Lesson seasonal package (Friday) without lift ticket will be $300 until November 17th, 2019, then increase to $350. Drop in rate for each session will be $85 plus 1/2 day lift ticket, with 48 hour booking notice.  See attached Link for further information.  Kindly reply to:

For Sale
4 Blizzak 215/55R17 tires in very good condition.  Used 2 seasons, approximately 6k miles, on a Honda Accord EX-L  $200.  Contact

Cross country ski boots, size US 10 W. I purchased over 10 years ago and never used, they are essentially new. Make is Sportful by Artex. New went for $ 89.95 but I would be happy with $20. Email Ronni or call 650-515-8860.

Used Women’s Salomon XMax 110 ski boots (size 25.5, BSL 295 mm) $100.  Used for 1 season only; pre-installed Booster strap. Advanced/expert skier’s boot.  Contact Joanne or 603-986-2738

Discount Vendors of the Week
Bavarian Chocolate Haus  2483 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, NH  (603) 356-2663  10% off  Contact Scott

May Kelly’s 3002 White Mountain Highway North Conway, NH  10% Discount food only
Vintage Baking Company, 41 US-302, Glen, NH 03838, (603) 383-7211  10% Off

Big E Info: Email any announcements or other information to before noon on Tuesday.