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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. 


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•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.

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

Special Announcements

*Be sure to read about Los Amigos History 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.
*See exciting Bidfest Results below.

*The End of Year Party was a huge success! Thank you to our hosts Rich and Martha and for all the planners.

*The October 20-27, 2018 Scuba Diving Trip to Grand Cayman is ready for sign up. There are unlimited non-dive slots. Contact the trip leader for available dive slots.

*Going on several trips? Consider a Season Pass. Or for those going to Breckenridge, the tour operator (Ski White Diamond) is offering a $50 discount on the trip if participants buy their Passes through them.

Community Outreach / Philanthropy
Join host Sandra Lynum (210-861-3071) and fellow Amigos for an unforgettable evening celebrating the 8th Annual Art in the Dark, Tuesday, June 19, 6:30-9:00 pm. Meet some of the best artists in San Antonio who have donated their art to benefit the SA Lighthouse for the Blind. You will have the opportunity to "touch not see" art, make bids, and listen to the SA Lighthouse choir with Rick Cavender while enjoying appetizers and adult beverages. Purchase tickets here.

SRT in the Dark Flyer 2018

Announcing Bidfest Results & Club Trips

****Here are the winners from Bidfest****

TSC Traditional, January 5-12, 2019: Big Sky

TSC Winter Expedition,  January 19-26, 2019: Switzerland-Zermatt*

TSC Winter Shootout, February 2-9, 2019: Breckenridge

TSC Final Showdown, Feb 23-March 2: Whitefish*

Summer Adventure, May-October 2019: Snowmass

Fall Expedition, August-November 2019: Portugal-Duoro River Cruise

*Please note that Los Amigos will not be leading TSC Winter Expedition or Final Showdown 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. 

*Los Amigos will be leading separate club trips on those dates.

  In place of the TSC Winter Expedition, Los Amigos will be leading a
trip to St. Anton, Austria & Munich, January 23, 2019 - February 2,

Stay tuned for the announcement of a replacement trip for TSC Final
Showdown, Feb 23-March 2

you are interested in leading a trip, please contact VP of Trips or any board member and complete a 2018-2019 Trip Leader Application.

 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 fun!  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, 
July 3, 2018, 5 - 8 PM. 

Location: Hanzo Bar, 7701 Broadway St., #124, San Antonio, Texas 78209

Link to Map              

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

Next Members' Meeting:  
The next meeting is Tuesday, August 21, 2018, and will be held at Anne Marie's Catering, 12475 Starcrest Dr, 78216. 
                             Link to map

NOTE: Meetings are held the 3rd 
Tuesday of the month from August to March.

Cortina, Italy February 2018

Steamboat, CO February 2018

ATTENTION: Stay tuned for the 2018-2019 trip announcements.

Reminder: You must join or renew your membership prior 
to signing up.

Stay informed. In addition, like and follow us on Facebook:  Facebook Pageand join Meetup:  Link to Meetup