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Whitefish Montana Ski Trip 2023

Full vaccination for Covid-19 is required for participation in this trip.

The trip is sold out.  Please feel free to sign up for the waiting list.

Whitefish Montana


Trip Details
Dates: Saturday February 25 - Saturday March 4, 2023
Price:7 Nights Lodging, 5 Day Lifts, Transportation $1780 - $1840
Trip Leader: Mark Findley

Trip Overview

The trip includes 7 nights of lodging, round trip transportation between Santa Barbara and Whitefish, 5 days lift tickets, welcome party, hot tub parties, farewell dinner and no limit on the amount of fun you can have. You may tailor your own travel and lift options to get the trip that is right for you.

The Mountain

Once called the Big Mountain in northwestern Montana, Whitefish Mountain Resort offers spectacular views of Glacier National Park and Flathead National Forest. The original resort originally opened in 1947, and the slogan for the area “Ski the Fish” has been around since the 1990s. With its many trails and year-round activities, skiers and boarders of all levels will enjoy this scenic resort. Please visit the Whitefish Website for more information.


We will be staying at The Lodge at Whitefish Lake where we booked all available 2 and 3 bedroom condos. If the condos fill up, we also have reserved several Studios with 2 Queen beds. The Studios do not have a full kitchen, but do have wet bar with coffee maker, sink and microwave. Condos will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis, and when full we will use the studios.


Transportation Options - Update - the SBA flight is full. Please sign up to be placed on the waiting list.

If you purchase your travel through the club you will not need to make any other arrangements. We will fly on United  Airlines (25 seats) from Santa Barbara (SBA) through Denver (DEN) and then on to Kalispell (FCA). The return flight goes through Denver to SBA. Upon arrival in Kalispell we will travel by shuttles for the ~30 minute ride up to Whitefish.

Current flight schedules (subject to change)

(United) outbound schedule on February 25th:

FLT# UA2438 SBA 5:15AM - DEN 8:45AM
FLT# UA1824 DEN 11:15AM - FCA 1:28PM

(United) inbound schedule on March 4th:

FLT# UA2240 FCA 2:28PM - DEN 4:40PM
FLT# UA744   DEN 7:41PM - SBA 9:23PM

Arrange your own travel:

If you wish to arrange your own flights or perhaps drive that is no problem. You can have a seat on the Kalispell - Whitefish shuttles provided you arrive in Kalispell in time to be bundled into one of the flight groups. If you are coming in later you will need to arrange your own transport to Whitefish.


Optional Day Trip to Fernie, British Columbia

We have arranged for an optional ski day at Fernie, BC which boasts: "The Largest Alpine Bowl Skiing in the Canadian Rockies". We will take a 2 hour bus ride from Whitefish on Wednesday March 1st for a day of fun in Canada. A valid passport will be required to cross the border. The cost is $150 for transportation and lift ticket.

Lift Tickets
Our Ticket offerings are; Adult 4, 5 or 6 Day Lifts. Senior discounts are available.

Whitefish is not a member of the Ikon Pass.

Pricing / Options Costs:

Base Package - Lodging, Welcome Party, Club Dinner, hot tub fun (Required)...$850

Lodging Upgrade (Private Room)

Single Room Supplement (additional cost) ...$600

Round Trip Transportation to and from Santa Barbara -  Whitefish

Flight Group #1 (United Airlines) SBA - DEN - FCA ...$640

Day Trip to Fernie
Bus and Lift Ticket ...$150

Lift Ticket Options (Pick one or none)

4 day Adult Lifts ...$280

5 day Adult Lifts ...$350

6 day Adult Lifts ...$410

4 day Senior Lifts ...$260

5 day Senior Lifts (Age 65 - 69) ...$325

5 day Super Senior Lifts (Age 70+) ...$130

6 day Senior Lifts ...$380


Trip sign up schedule and payment

Board & Committee Members - during the August board meeting
SBSKI Members - September 1st 2022
Affiliated Members (verification required) - September 5th 2022


Full Balance due at signup (Credit Cards payments only)

Saturday, February 25, 2023 to Saturday, March 4, 2023
Whitefish Montana
Whitefish Lodge
1380 Wisconsin Ave
Whitefish, MT  59937

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Mark Findley
Ski Trip Front End Events
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
A cancellation fee of $50 will be charged regardless of circumstances. You will be liable for any and all additional liquidation cost that the club incurs due to a cancellation after the deadline(s).

Airline travel (if applicable) is purchased 100 days
prior to departure (11/18/2022). Once the tickets have been purchased no refund for this item is available. Potentially it can be transferred, usually at significant cost.

Base trip costs (lodging, lifts etc) are paid to the trip provider 75 days prior to departure (12/13/2022). No refund will be available unless the trip captain can fill your spot.

Participants are encouraged to acquire travel insurance to cover unanticipated situations.

Please see the Ski Trip Frequently Asked Questions page for more details.
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