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About Los Amigos:


Los Amigos Ski and Travel Club (LASTC) has been the premier Ski Club in South Texas for over 40 years and part of the Texas Ski Council (TSC). 
Our members include skiers and snowboarders of all abilities and non-skiers who love travel and adventure. We are made up of couples, singles and families with children and grandchildren. What bonds us together is our desire to travel and enjoy life to the fullest.  Along with skiing, we organize dive trips, international trips, beach trips and numerous social events in San Antonio. 


We are a non-profit organization, and our club is run entirely by volunteers. 




WHY JOIN?





Sign up below.
•TO SKI.  Our membership includes skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. We have traveled all over the world looking for the best snow and have left our ‘Tiger Tails’ at almost all the major resorts in North America and Europe.  We offer multiple trips each year for you to improve your techniques, ski with someone of similar ability or challenge yourself by skiing with an expert.

•TO TRAVEL.  Los Amigos organizes non-skiing trips to global destinations and offer non-skiers sightseeing opportunities on our ski trips.  Our destinations range from the exotic locations such as Egypt and the Galapagos to the must-see places like Spain and Italy.  You’ll be making memories with friends instead of strangers.

•TO LAUGH.  Los Amigos is a friendly club.  We host monthly happy hours, local and regional outings and social events as well as holiday parties.  

•TO LIVE AND TO LOVE.  Los Amigos has been in existence for over 40 years and some charter members are still active. Current membership stands at 230 and include singles, couples, family and military members. The common bond has always been our collective love of skiing, travel and life.  Members evolve from acquaintances to life-long friends.


ATTENTION: "KICKOFF" MEMBERS' MEETING
  
 
The first "kickoff" meeting of the year is Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at Anne Marie's Catering, 12475 Starcrest Dr, 78216. (Happy Hour: 6:00, Meeting: 7:00) Link to Website

Come and listen to presentations on exciting 2019 trips - St. Anton, Austria; Big Sky, MT; Breckenridge, CO and a special presentation on Portugal by Mayflower Cruises and Tours.


NOTE: Trip sign-ups will open at the August 21 meeting on a first-come first-serve basis.

Be sure to renew your membership prior to the meeting. You must be in good standing to sign up for trips.

A special thanks to Exotic Estates who is sponsoring our kickoff meeting. 

Exotic Estates is a luxury vacation rental and real estate agency providing a full suite of products and services designed to support both travelers and homeowners alike. At Exotic Estates, we match guests with high-quality luxury vacation rentals in Hawaii, Mexico, Colorado, and other in-demand destinations. Founded in 2006, each property has been inspected directly or by vetted partner companies to ensure that it meets the high standards demanded by discerning travelers; quality over quantity is the name of the game.

Meet our team members as the inspect homes in Colorado and Maui:

Colorado Site Inspections: https://vimeo.com/260492320

Exotic Estates strives to provide a high service standard and work with guests before, during and after their vacation, to ensure that needs are met.

For owners, Exotic Estates is a trusted partner, using the latest tools to market their properties and guiding them through the rental process to ensure that the needs of both parties – owners and renters – are met. 

Visit the Exotic Estates' website for more details on Guest and Owner Benefits. 

http://exoticestates.com


Two of Favorite Inventory:

Join Los Amigos - For New Members: Member Sign-up / Information



Special Announcements



*Be sure to read about Los Amigos History including the Tale of the Tiger Tail dating back to 1973. Thank you Dan and all those who contributed! What an amazing story.

*Keep up by reading the latest Newsletters and Photo Albums. The August 2018 newsletter has just been loaded.

*Be sure to look at the exciting 2019 ski trips below. As other trips are finalized, the details will be available on this website.

*Note our new sponsor, Exotic Estates. They specialize in renting luxury Colorado vacation homes (and other locations) and can help you find the perfect getaway. See ad above.

*Going on several trips? Consider a Season Pass. Or see the offer from Ski White Diamond to buy Passes through them.

NOTE: Renewals are due now! 


Announcing Los Amigos Ski & Travel Club TSC & Club Trips for 2018 - 2019 Ski Year***


TSC Traditional Trip, Jan 5 - 12, 2019


BIG SKY, MT* ($1,700 inc Air, $1,100 Ground)

                     2019 Big Sky Ski Trip


*Photos used with permission from Big Sky Resorts; Copyright/Photographer: Glenniss Indreland



*Copyright/Photographer: Michel Tallichet


*Copyright/Photographer: Michel Tallichet


 



Club Trip, Jan 23 - Feb 2, 2019

ST. ANTON, AUSTRIA & MUNICH* ($2,680 inc Air, $1,990 Ground)

                  2019 St. Anton Trip Page    








TSC Winter Shootout, Feb 2 - 9, 2019


BRECKENRIDGE* ($1,295 inc Air, $1,040 Ground)

                   2019 Breckenridge Trip Page




*Photos used with permission from Ski White Diamond

 



TSC Summer Adventure (Late Summer)


SNOWMASS (Details to follow)



TSC Fall Expedition, Sep 25 - Oct 4, 2019 (other dates Sep 4 and Oct)

PORTUGAL-DUORO RIVER CRUISE* (Prices vary based on choice of cabin. Early deposit includes roundtrip air. $4,899 - $6,499)
      
Portugal Duoro River Cruise Flyer       



*Photos used with permission from Mayflower



*Note: Free airfare for trips
booked by Oct 1, 2018



*Please note that Los Amigos will not be leading TSC Winter Expedition (Zermatt) or Final Showdown (Whitefish) trips. If you are interested in these trips, please contact the VP of Trips or look on the TSC website to see which clubs are participating in these trips. 

*Possible 4-5 day Club Trip to Crested Butte, Co in late February or early March 2019. TBD

*All photos used with permission.



 President's Corner

Welcome to the Los Amigos web page!  We have a slate of exciting trips scheduled for 2019.  You don't have to know how to ski to join; you just need to know how to have a good time!  Sign up for our mailing list so you can attend one of our upcoming social functions and see for yourselves why Los Amigos is so much fun.  You just might end up taking a few trips with us.

Thomas Sun, President

Los Amigos Ski and Travel Club



Happy Hour Notices:

The next Happy Hour is on Tuesday, 
September 4, 2018, 5 - 8 PM. 

Location: TBD

                  

NOTE: Happy Hours are always the first Tuesday of the month. Locations vary.

LASTC Board Officers for 2018-2019 

  Thomas Sun   President 
  Shirley Crandall   Past President
  Don Pace   Treasurer
  Robin Brown   Secretary
  Glenn Strother   VP Trips
  Weldon Shofner   VP Membership
  Dan Stires   VP Communications
  Rich Garza   Member at Large
  Ron Ripps   VP Programs