The Palm Beach Gator Snow Ski Club is a group of active, fun-loving, sports-minded people who live in sunny South Florida (mainly Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast), but also share a love for winter activities. Our founding fathers adopted the alligator logo because of its association with South Florida. They did not intend to emulate any University or College.



We have been hard at work putting together some really nice trips for the 2018 season. We know you are eager to make your plans for next year's skiing adventure, so go ahead! Registration is now open for 4 out of 7 trips. Here is what we have so far *:


Jan 6 - 13, 2018 Winter Park, Colorado (26 spots) ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS!

 2018 Luxury trip to Vail, Colorado. CANCELLED

Jan 20 - 27, 2018 Steamboat, Colorado - Florida Ski Council ski trip (60 spots)

Feb 2 - 13, 2018 Andorra and Barcelona - 10 day European ski & tour trip:  7 nights in Andorra plus 3 nights in Barcelona (24 spots)

Feb 3 -10, 2018 Taos, New Mexico ski trip (32 spots)

Feb 24 - March 3, 2018 Jackson Hole, Wyoming - Florida Ski Council ski trip ( 44 spots)  - FULL

Mar 7 - 18, 2018 Sierra Nevada, Spain - Florida Ski Council 10 day European  ski & tour trip: 3 nights in Carmona , 5 nights in Granada and 2 nights in Torremolinos (64 spots) - FULL

Walter Marussich

VP of Ski Trips

*all terms and conditions subject to change

Trip Leader needed for Winter Park


We are a Club run entirely by volunteers, and we need YOU to consider fulfilling one of our most important roles: Trip Leader! for any of our wonderful ski trips.


Trip Leaders have many responsibilities: help sell the trip, manage the accounting, set up parties on the mountain, problem-solve at all times. The Trip Leader puts the interests of the group always first, and is the captain, caretaker and cheerleader for the trip. For all this, you earn the benefit of going on the trip COST FREE* and an invaluable leadership training opportunity.


Assistant Trip Leaders that assist in trips with over 48 participants receive the benefit of going on the trip at a 50% DISCOUNT*. Assistants on trips with less than 48 participants are considered Trip Leader Trainees and receive no benefit.


However, and more importantly, Assistant Trip Leaders and Trip Leader Trainees get the training and qualifications to be a Trip Leader the following season or any time afterwards.


Note: *trips require that a certain number of spots be sold in order for the Trip Leader or Assistant Trip Leader to obtain their full benefit. If trip is undersold in spite of due diligence, compensation will be prorated.


For Trip Leader, you qualify if you have been an Assistant Trip Leader or a Trip Leader before (except if you led a trip this last season). The requirement of having been an Assistant may be waived by the Board of Directors if you have other proven leadership qualities. For Assistant Trip Leader and Trainee, you qualify if you have been a member in good standing for at least one year and have participated in at least one trip.

In order to do your job, it is a must that you own a computer and that you are able to use e-mail (including sending attachments), and can work with Excel spreadsheets in order to manage the trip accounting.

Empathy, responsibility, energy, caring, are the qualities of a successful trip leader.


Trip Leaders, Assistant Trip Leaders and Trainees will be required to attend 3 or 4 training sessions.


DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THE TRIP LEADER APPLICATION (also use for Assistant Trip Leader and Trainee)

QUESTIONS? Please contact Estela Basso, VP of Ski, at your very earliest convenience:




Aug 17-27, 2017 (Summer Ski Trip) Valle Nevado, Chile (32 travelers)  WAIT LIST


Last Updated: 6/111/2017                                                                                                  Read More















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