Faq

General

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Q   What is the G.E. Ski Club?

A   The G.E. Ski Club is a year-round skiing, sports and social club from Utica New York.



Q   Do I have to work at G.E. to become a member?

A   No. Memberships are open to anyone. Junior (under 21) memberships are also available.



Q   What kind of skiing do you offer?

A   Downhill, cross country, and snowboarding.



Q   Do I need to be a good skier to join?

A   No, many of our members are novice and intermediate skiers.



Q   Do you offer other activities?

A   Yes. Bicycling, camping, canoeing, kayaking, tennis, volleyball, rollerblading, hiking, and winery touring. We also offer various parties and clambakes.



Q   I went to happy hour and no one was there?

A   Most members arrive about 6-6:30 PM.

 

Q  Do I need to go on an event to receive a local mountain discount. 

A  No, Many of the local mountains offer discounts to GE Ski Club members anytime. 

Membership

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Q   How do I become a member?

A   You can join online, visit our membership page for more information. Or download the membership application form from the website. Print and mail to the club along with a check or bring to a general meeting.



Q   How much does membership cost?

A   New Memberships are only $10/yr and you receive a $10 discount voucher for club events. Renewing memberships are $25/yr. There is an optional additional $20 charge for printed and US mailed newsletters.



Q   Where do I get a membership application?

A   Membership applications are on the club website and in the newsletter. You can also join online. Just view our membership page for more information.



Q   What is the club mailing address?

A   PO Box 327, New Hartford NY 13413



Q   Do I have to be a member to go on a trip?

A   Yes



Q   How many members are in the club?

A   About 250



Q   Where do I send my membership application and payment?

A   PO Box 327, New Hartford NY 13413 or bring to a general meeting.



Q   Why should I join the club?

A   We offer a great time skiing with good rates on ski week, weekend, and day trips. In the summer months we offer many other activities.

Trip

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Q   I want to go on a trip. What should I do?

A   You must first become a member and then fill out a trip application for the trip you want to go on. Some trips fill up quickly, you may want to check with the trip chair to make sure there is room. You can email trips@geskiclub.org



Q   Where do I get a trip application?

A   Trip applications are on the club web site and in the newsletter.



Q   Can I write one check for membership and a trip payment?

A   No. You must write separate checks for membership and trips.



Q   Do you offer cross country skiing on your weekend ski bus trips?

A   Yes. Weekend ski bus trips also provide cross country skiing. Talk to the trip chairperson for details.



Q   Where do the trips leave from?

A   Check with each trip chairperson. Cross Country trip departures are at various locations. Be sure to check with trip chairperson.



Q   I don't have a roommate for the trip?

A   Contact the trip chairperson.

Newsletter

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Q   I can not open the newsletter?

A   Be sure you have the latest version of Adobe Reader and try to download the newsletter from the club website again.



Q   Where do I get Adobe Reader?

A   It can be downloaded from the adobe.com site.



Q   I deleted the newsletter from my computer?

A   The latest and archived newsletters can be found on the club web site.



Q   I am not getting my e-mail news updates?

A   Send an e-mail message to geskinews-subscribe@geskiclub.org or contact the webmaster.



Q   I do not want to receive the e-mail news updates?

A   Send a e-mail message to geskinews-unsubscribe@geskiclub.org or contact the webmaster.