More than just a ski club! PSOC has fun all year long!

Outdoor and Club activities year round!

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 PSOC offers activities for all ages year round including: Biking, Kayaking, Camping, Hiking, Monthly Happy Hour events at local Upstate SC restaurants, Social Gatherings Hosted by Members, Annual Low Contry Boil, Summer Lake Parties, Fall Bon Fire Party, Holiday Events!

 Discounted Group Travel and more!

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Winter Time is Ski Time!

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Skiers & Snowboarders Welcome!

Local Ski & Snowboard Racing! 

Discounted NC Lift tickets!

 Meet some fellow Winter Enthusiasts!

Discounted Winter trips to

 USA & Canada!

All ages and abilities are welcome!

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Monthly Club Meeting

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Come join us and become a Member!

 PSOC meets at 7:30pm

 the second Tuesday of the Month at 

"Sues Wings and Things" 

located in Anderson SC @ I- 85 Exit #27

Come out early and enjoy some good food and drinks with our Members!

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Palmetto Ski & Outing Club would like to thank the following Upstate Merchants for supporting our Members and Displaying our Spring/ Summer Fun Flyers!  New Members Wanted!

Alpine Ski Center - Greenville     https://www.alpineskicenter.com/store/greenville.htm


Sunshine Cycle- Greenville 

  http://sunshinecycle.com/


Sunrift Adventures - TR 

 http://sunrift.com/


PACE running store - TR  

 https://pacerunningmag.wordpress.com/


Southern Appalachian Outdoors - Pickens 

 http://www.southernappalachianoutdoors.com/


Elkmont Trading Company - Clemson 

https://elkmonttradingcompany.com/

 

Gotta Run - Clemson

 https://www.gottarunclemson.com/

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Upcoming psoc events


We’ll be CAMPING & CREEPIN' on the Creeper!

Friday, June 14th – Sunday June 16th

Damascus, Virgina

(With WSSOC.org)


PSOC Meeting

July 9th -7:30pm 

            Sues Wings & Things

        Anderson SC  I-85 Exit #27


LAKE PARTY & PSOC Elections!

July 20th

Hosted by the Berrys

BYOB and a dish to share.


PSOC Meeting

August  13th -7:30pm 

            Sues Wings & Things

        Anderson SC  I-85 Exit #27


PSOC  "Annual Low Country Boil"

September 12th


2019 Crescent Ski Council Fall Conference

Oct. 18-20, 2019

Glenstone Lodge

Gatlinburg, TN

Come see what CSC is all about!

Meet Industry Vendors and

 help plan our next Ski Season!

 

For more Info on PSOC events click here!

2019 -2020 Club & crescent ski council Trips

THIS JUST IN! THE SALE PRICE FOR THE IKON PASSES PURCHASED THRU SPORTS AMERICA HAVE BEEN EXTENDED THRU AUG. 1ST!

ALSO, SPORTS AMERICA WILL BE GIVING BACK $7/$10 REBATES FOR EACH PASS SOLD THRU THE CLUB! SO BY THOSE PASSES NOW!


CRESCENT SKI COUNCIL TRIP DETAILS AND PRICES ARE IN! 

SIGN UPS GO LIVE JUNE 1ST! 

For Steamboat & Sun Peaks click on this link: www.sportsamerica.com/csctrips

For Spain, stay tuned. A downloadable form will be available soon!


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Dec 7-14, 2019: CSC Steamboat Ski & Race Camp: ONLINE Signups start June 1st

www.sportsamerica.com/csctrips

INFO FORMS LOCATED IN THE NEXT SECTION BELOW

PRICE IS NOW $1280 AS THE

EARLY BIRD PRICING FOR THE 1ST 70 SIGNUPS: $1198 : SOLD OUT IN 8 HOURS!!!

Join PSOC & THE CRESCENT SKI COUNCIL for a fantastic week of lessons and/or Race coaching...this week is perfect for all levels! Beginner to advanced!

INCLUDED:

  • 7 nights lodging @ the Lodge
  • 6 days of lift passes
  • 5 day lesson package w/3 lunches
  • Welcome Reception
  • Apres Ski Party
  • Midweek BBQ Dinner
  • Final Awards Banquet

OPTIONAL:

  • Assistance with finding flights
  • Roundtrip transfers from Denver airport

CONTACT MICHELLE SHUFORD: skibumlong@aol.com for more info


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Jan. 11-18, 2020: CSC Sun Peaks Canada: ONLINE Signups start June 1st

www.sportsamerica.com/csctrips

INFO FORMS LOCATED BELOW

Join PSOC & THE CRESCENT SKI COUNCIL in a destination that we have never offered before. One of Canada's best kept secrets.

Amazing terrain on 3 mountains surrounding a SKI-THRU VILLAGE!

PRICED AT JUST $1350 US, your package includes:

  • 6 nights lodging at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel in the heart of the village
  • 7th night @ the Vancover Fairmont (airport location)
  • 5 Days of lifts (Non Skiers: -$260, Deduct/Add a day -/+$52, Sr's 65+: -$52 for 5 day, -$10 for 6th day) (I know, super confusing...it will be clearer on the sign up page!)
  • Round Trip Ground Transportation (Vancover to Sun Peaks)
  • Social activities: Welcome Reception, Group Dinner, on slope Activities, and More!
  • Souvenir

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

  • Group Air on United: GSP to Vancover: $323!

                     -GOING: 7:00 am arriving in Vancover 11:30 am COMING BACK: 12:25 pm arriving in GSP @ 10:38 pm

  • Discounts on Equipment Rentals
  • Travel protection insurance

(Individual Air can be arranged directly into Kamloops and $100 would be deducted for not using the group ground transport. 

A 7th night in Sun Peaks would then be included as well.)

CONTACT MICHELLE SHUFORD: skibumlong@aol.com for more info


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PALMETTO SKI & OUTING CLUB PRESENTS ASPEN/SNOWMASS FEB.8-15, 2020 

Only 7 Spots LEFT! Sign up now to secure your spot:  http://psoc-snowmass.sat.tours  or https://www.sportsamerica.com/online/psoc-snowmass 

PRICE JUST REDUCED! $1457 PER PERSON INCLUDES:

  • 7 nights lodging at slopeside, Top of the Village Condos (The ones we stayed in with Crescent)
  • 5 day Adult Lift TicketAlternate ski day options & Ikon Passes available.
  • Senior lift discount available (65+)

TRIP OPTIONS
 

  • JUST UPDATED! Group Airfare: $629 On United GSP to ASPEN!
  • Ground transportation from Denver or Aspen Airports to Top of the Village Condos
  • -Travel Protection
  • -Upgrade to a private room
  • -Discounted rental equipment


We've done the math:Groups Lifts for Snowmass will be $511 for 5 days.The Base Ikonpass thru Sports America is $619 which you will get 5 days of skiing on.Sports America will then knock $30 ($50 if you buy the full Ikonpass for $919) off ANY Sports America trip! (or give you and Amazon Gift card)That means that for ONLY $78 more, you will be able to ski at all the other resorts on the Ikonpass.Go to Ikonpass.com for details on the pass but then buy it thru Sports America before April 24th.
There are options to renew your club membership as well as buy the Ikon passes and Trip insurance.This site is a one stop shop!Any questions, call or email Michelle Shuford!skibumlong@aol.com 

 


Early Registration Password is: Palmetto 


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Crescent Ski Council Presents Portugal & SPAIN!

INFO FORMS LOCATED BELOW

March 14-28, 2020: CSC Spain (These dates are a combination of the Pre, Base, & Post Trips dates)

March 14-March 17: Pre-trip to Lisbon, Portugal: $640

March 17-March 25: Main Trip TO GRANADA & TORREMOLINOS, SPAIN: $1140 Single Supplement $400

March 25-March 28: Post-trip to Barcelona: $752

Signup Startes June 1st: Forms will be available soon.


Main Trip INCLUDES:

  • Round Trips Ground Transfer from/to Malaga Airport 
  • 5 nights stay in Granada @ the 4 Star Hotel Carmen
  • Welcome Orientation
  • 3 days of transfers to the Sierra Nevada Ski Area
  • Breakfast Daily
  • 4 nights of Group Dinners
  • Ground Transfer to Torremolinos
  • 2 nights stay @ the 4 Star Hotel Melia Costa del Sol
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Local Taxes
  • Passport Cases & Luggage Tags

OPTIONS:

  • Group Air in/out of Malaga
  • 3 Days of Skiing @ Sierra Nevada Ski Resort
  • Daily Group Excursions to: Alpujarra, Cordoba, Alhambra Palace, Granada City Tour, Nerja Caves & the tropical Coast, & Gibralter (from Tormemolinos)


Pre-Trip to Lison, Protugal Includes:

  • Transfers between Airport and Hotel Portugal and Granada
  • 3 nights star @ 4 Star Hotel Mundial (Not Included: $2/City tax)
  • Dialy Breakfast
  • Half Day City tour with  an English Speaking guide
  • Air Travel between  Portugal and Malaga


Post Trip to Barcelona Includes:

  • Bus Transfer between Torremolinos & Malaga W/ luggage transfers
  • High Speed Train Transfer from Malaga & Barcelona
  • Transfer from Train Station to 4 Star Avenida Palace Hotel for a 3 night stay
  • DaIly hotel Breakfast
  • Half Day City Tour with English Speaking Guide
  • Transfer from Hotel to airport

Options: 

  • Group Air for Pre and Post Trips

CONTACT MICHELLE SHUFORD: skibumlong@aol.com for more info


Want more info on our group travel?

Contact: Michelle Shuford for  Pricing & Availabilty: 

skibumlong@aol.com

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We’ll be Creepin’ on the Creeper!

Friday, June 14th – Sunday June 16th.

Ok folks. We’ve had a lot of folks asking about doing a Creeper Ride…

Contact Michelle Shuford for details and to make your SHUTTLE/BIKE reservations and camping reservations: 828-768-0120 or skibumlong@aol.com  Winston-Salem Ski & Outing Club is going this same weekend so we hope to ride together for some or all of it.


Camping: 

Beartree Campground: 

It’s about 7 miles out of Damascus, East on Hwy 58.

We have gone ahead and reserved site #4 on Chipmunk Circle. Go to Recreation.gov to reserve your site. There are some nice sites on Beaver Flat Loop too.

Backbone Rock: Another option closer to Damascus and also reservable on Recreation. No flushies or potable here, tho. 


Lodging: MAKE YOUR OWN RESERVATIONS: You have many choices.

The Holiday Inn Express in Abingdon, VA: reservations can be made at 276-676-2829.

There are also many other hotels in Abingdon or B&B’s in Damascus: go to www.visitdamascus.org/stay/ or http://www.vacreepertrail.com/services/lodging.htm

  

Friday Night Ride: Since the full moon will be approaching, we may plan a night ride if weather permits and interest is there. 


Saturday, June 15th Shuttle & Bike Rentals: 

I have made reservations for 10 bikes and 14 shuttle spots for Saturday at 10:00 am to go to Whitetop Station under the name of Palmetto Ski & Outing Club. Please contact me for those spots…however here is the phone number for Adventure Damascus: 276-475-6262

Bike & Shuttle: $28ish

Shuttle Only: $16ish

We will meet at the Sun Dog location at the curve in the road on Hwy 58 (this is on the East side of town).


Saturday Night Campfire & Social Time: The plan is to hang out around the campfire and have dinner together. Folks staying off site can come. Bring something to grill. You will have to check in and pay ($3?) per car so you may want to carpool. Gate will close at 10:00 pm.


Sunday: Meet in the Food City (name?: only grocery store in town) Grocery Store Parking lot on the west side of town in Damascus, VA at 11:00 am and be ready leave at 11:30 to bike the Virginia Creeper Trail from Damascus to Abingdon: (not as steep and less crowded). We will be doing a short ride (about 7 miles) to the Alvarado Station where we will check out the Abingdon Winery for a wine tasting and eat lunch (Plan on packing or picking up lunch prior to the ride at either the grocery store or the Alvarado Station) and then ride back. Wine bottles will fit nicely on your water bottle rack on the bike.


Contact: Michelle Shuford for  Pricing & Availabilty: 

skibumlong@aol.com

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2019 FALL LEADERSHIP & TRAINING CONFERENCE

(Hosted by the Knoxville Ski & Outing Club-KSOC)

WHEN:  October 18-20, 2019

WHERE: Glenstone Lodge, 504 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

$94 per night (+ 12.75% taxes) or $105.99 total per room, 1-4 people per room

SEE ATTACHED FLYERS FOR REGISTRATION INFO!

  

COST: $25 this year: Workshops, Vendor Trade Show, & Vendor Reception are included. Meals are on your own.


FUN STUFF: 

  • Golf Outing Friday, October 18, 2019. Course and Tee Times TBA, cost on your own
  • Pub Crawl Friday night, October 18, 2019
  • Hike in East Tennessee: Saturday, October 19, 2019 TBA

                    Hosted and guided by ???, KSOC. ??? is a long-time enthusiast of hiking and leads numerous hikes throughout East 

                    Tennessee for KSOC. Hikers will meet at about 9 am in the hotel lobby, and return about 2 pm. Pack your drinks and a 

                    snack/lunch.

  • Vendor Meet & Greet, Saturday afternoon. The traditional Trade Show from the Spring Convention is now moved to the Fall Conference. Club trip directors are encouraged to attend this conference to talk personally with vendor reps about the latest and greatest in the snow sport industry and even make plans for your club’s trips in upcoming seasons early! THEN…
  • New! Saturday Evening Reception Heavy Hors d’oeurves, Wine & And Beer provided. Full cash bar available.


Contact: Michelle Shuford for  Pricing & Availabilty: 

skibumlong@aol.com

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Ski Racing

SKI & SNOWBOARD RACERS WANTED! 2019 - 2020 season starts in December!

PSOC has a race team that races with the The Crescent Ski Council. Skiers and snowboarders of all ages and experience are welcome. Ski racing is fun and a great way to better your skills, meet new people, save money on lift tickets, and win cool prizes!  CSC operates one of the finest amateur ski and snowboard racing programs in the nation. Races are held on six weekends at North Carolina and West Virginia slopes: Slalom races on Saturdays, Giant Slalom races on Sundays, two runs each day. Our season ends with the annual three-day Crescent Cup weekend at Snowshoe, WV.


Have a question? Want to join our Race Team? Email us at psocracing@gmail.com



Please support our Race Sponsors:


       Our sponsors are the heart of our racing program. They generously contribute the fabulous prizes we give to our racers at each award ceremony. Please visit their websites and remember them when you shop and plan your vacations.  


Crescent Ski Council Racing Program Sponsors


 

      Resorts & Lodging  

 

     Jackson Hole  Jackson Hole, WY http://www.jacksonhole.com/     Resort Lodging Company Resort Lodging Company http://www.resortlodgingcompany.com    Ski Banff-Lake Louise  Ski Banff, Lake Louise, Sunshine; Canada http://www.banfflakelouise.com       Snowmass Village Snowmass Village, CO http://www.aspensnowmass.com     Steamboat Resorts   Steamboat, CO http://www.steamboat.com     Winter Park Winter Park, CO http://www.winterparkresort.com/ 


     Food & Beverage 


    Bayou Smokehouse, Grill and General Store   Bayou Smokehouse, Grill and General Store,  Banner Elk, NC  http://www.bayousmokehouse.com     Miller Lite Miller Lite http://www.millerlite.com


        Commercial, Outfitters and Travel

       

Alpine Ski Center  Alpine Ski Center, Banner Elk, NC http://www.alpineskicenter.com    Parks Collision Repair Parks Collision Repair http://www.parkcollisionrepair.com/    Putnam Investments  Putnam Investments https://www.putnam.com/     Raymond James Raymond James http://www.raymondjames.com    Ski Country Sports  Ski Country Sports, Asheville, Banner Elk & Charlotte, NC http://www.skicountrysports.com      Sports America  Sports America  http://www.sportsamerica.com     Valley Distributing Valley Distributing http://www.valleydistributing.com    

      

Gear and Sports Products

 

       Atomic  Atomic Ski Equipment http://www.atomic.com/en-US/      Banana Boat   Banana Boat http://www.bananaboat.com     Booster Booster Strap http://www.boosterstrap.com    Buff Buff Headwear http://www.buffusa.com     Descente   Descente http://www.descente.com      Dynastar   Dynastar http://www.dynastar.com/     Fuxi Racing USA Fuxi Racing USA http://www.fuxiracingusa.com/    Head Skis  Head Skis http://www.head.com/ski/?region=us     Komperdell Komperdell Racing Poles http://www.komperdell.com    Lange Lange Boots http://www.lange-boots.com/     Leki   Leki http://www.leki.com/us     Look Look Bindings http://www.look-bindings.com    Podium Wax   Podium Wax http://www.podiumwax.com    Point 6 Point Six Socks http://www.point6.com    Polarmax Polarmax  http://polarmax.com    Rudy Project Rudy Project http://rudyprojectna.com    Spyder  Spyder http://www.spyder.com/      Zardoz   Zardoz NOT Wax http://www.zardoznotwax.com/

    


  

 

   

Click here for CSC Racing Info

Race results

RESULTS Appalachian Dec 15-16 2018 (pdf)

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RESULTS Sugar Jan 5-6 (pdf)

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RESULTS Appalachian2 Jan 26-27 (pdf)

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RESULTS Beech Feb 9-10 2019 (pdf)

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RESULTS Sugar2 Feb 23-24 (pdf)

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FINAL RESULTS CRESCENT CUP MAR 9 2019 (pdf)

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Crescent Cup 2019 Memorial Awards Recipients (pdf)

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Membership Info

Joining the Palmetto Ski & Outing Club (PSOC) is a simple process and can be accomplished by several means. Basically, it involves completing a membership application and paying membership dues. Our membership year and dues structure are as follows: Membership Year: September 1 - August 31 Membership Dues - New Members: - $30    Renewal: - $25    The easiest way to join the PSOC is to attend a meeting and complete an application at that time. We meet at 7:30 PM on the second Tuesday of each month at Sue's Wings & Things located off Exit 27 of I-85 on Hwy 81 North toward Easley (right from Greenville, left from Anderson).  Below is a link  to a PDF membership application form. 

psoc full page membership application (pdf)

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