Skip Navigation
Header Image

VertiGals Information & Calendar

VertiGals is a group of women who meet Wednesday mornings at 9:45am in front of the J.R. Simplot Lodge, January through March, to ski or snowboard and have fun! There is no cost to join VertiGals, but a lift ticket or Bogus Basin season pass is needed. This is a social group, not a group lesson.  All participants should be at least competent on the Green and Blue runs serviced by the chairlifts on the front side of the mountain.  

Thiswebpage is updated annually, but THE Vertigals communication tool comes to you on facebook and viaemail. Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/vertigals

IMPORTANT: A SIGNED RELEASE FORMIS REQUIRED TO SKI WITH THE VERTIGALS. EVERY NEW (1st time)PARTICIPANT MUST SIGN A RELEASE FORM FOR THE 2014 SEASON.  Forms are available every Wednesday from theVertigal leaders, or you can email vertigalsinfo@gmail.com andone will be forwarded to you.

 

Thereare 16 volunteer leaders (these ladies are not instructors) who know their wayaround the mountain and ski at ability levels (conservative to intermediate toexpert), on trail and off. You can choose to join any one of these groups forthe day, depending upon your own ability and comfort level with the terrain andconditions. Look for the leaders in their Vertigal logo jackets, with badgesdesignating their group level:

 

Green =front side groomed blue and green trails/slopes

Yellow = Intermediate backside groomedtrails/slopes

Blue =Advanced intermediate/conservative expert backside groomed trails and some offtrail as conditions permit. Check with your leader.

Red =Expert all-terrain and off trail, as conditions permit

 

Details, details, details…(See full Vertigal event calendar, below):

 

Please join us Wednesday, November6th, 2013 for the Vertigal Kick-Off Party & fashion show!

Theevent is free to attend and all winter sports ladies are invited. Appetizers,desserts and beverages provided.

7:00p.m. at Greenwoods Ski Haus, 2400 Bogus Basin Road.

 

Alpine Skiing/Telemarking/Snowboardingbegins on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014.  Meet at 9:45 a.m. on the snow in front of theJ.R. Simplot Lodge, ready to go! We will take a few minutes to organize thegroups, and depart from the base area at 10:00 A.M. PLEASE BE ON TIME…thegroups want to have a full morning of fun! We will have a potluck lunch on ouropening day (see the calendar, below). Afternoon skiing is optional.

 

Want to carpool?Alpine days: meet 8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. at the LDS Church parking lot onCartwright Road (near Simplot Hill). Ifyou see someone new, invite her to join you for the ride up! Nordicdays: meet 9:00 a.m. Please do not park in the shopping plaza lot or onParkhill Drive - you risk getting your car towed.

 

Potluck Lunches each month(see calendar, below, for dates and details) at 12:30 p.m. Always a good timewith great food!

 

Sun Valley & Brundage Mt. SkiTrip(s): (see calendar, below for dates). These are all day, luxuriousbus trips, lots of fun and very popular. We are going to Brundage in January,Sun Valley in March--final plans pending.

 

Vertigals Nordic Program beginsThursday, January 2nd, 2014.  Cross country skiing Vertigals meet onThursdays, January 2 through March 6 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nordic Center. Clinics on Skate orClassic Technique at every ability level are offered each week. Your BogusBasin Alpine Season Pass is valid at the Nordic Center. If you wish toparticipate in the clinics, reserve your spot for the entire season in advancefor a package price of $100 for 10 Thursdays of clinics. Weekly clinic drop infee is $15 and ski rentals are $10.Call the Nordic Center at 332-5390 toreserve a spot in the weekly clinics. New last  season--January Wednesday night Nordic Vertigals!Starting at 6:30pm, $60 rental and walk-in lessons! Every Wednesday night inJanuary! January 8, 15, 22 and 29

 

Nordic Center Program: Ladies FitnessNordic Ski Training. Beginning Thursday January 2nd, 2014,focusing on strength, endurance and speed development.  Intermediate and advanced experienced skateonly skiers. Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Complete package, 9 sessions for $100. Monthly sessions, $60, or drop infee $15 per week. Call the Nordic Center at 332-5390 to reserve a spot in theclinics.

 

 

 

Alpine Vertigals Events   

Jan 8th, 2014

OPENING ALPINE DAY 

Meet at 9:45 a.m. on the snow in front of the Simplot Lodge to find your ski sisters!

Monthly potluck lunch at 12:30 p.m. in Simplot Lodge, third floor.

Plates, napkins & eating utensils provided. BYO drinks.

Potluck list, by first letter of your last name:

A-I ~ Appetizer--no chips please!

J-R ~ Salad or Main Dish  Please bring your serving utensil!!!

S-Z ~ Dessert

*Gluten free section, feel free to share; please tag your item ‘Gluten free’!

Jan 15th and 22nd

Regular alpine ski/board days 9:45 am-12:30 pm.

Jan 29th

Optional: Day ski trip to Brundage. Contact Lumina Watson @ lovelabstoo@gmail.com or vertigalsinfo@gmail.com. *For those staying in town, regular alpine ski/board skiing day at Bogus 9:45 a.m.

 

Feb 5th

Meet at 9:45 a.m. on the snow in front of the Simplot Lodge to find your ski sisters!

Monthly potluck at 12:30 p.m. on 3rd floor of Simplot Lodge.

Plates, napkins & eating utensils provided. BYO drinks.

Potluck list, by first letter of your last name:

A-I ~ Dessert

J-R ~ Appetizer--no chips please!!

S-Z ~ Salad or Main Dish Please bring your serving utensil!!!

*Gluten free section, feel free to share; please tag your item ‘Gluten free’!

Feb 12th, 19th, 26th

 Regular alpine ski/board days 9:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

March  5th

Optional: Day ski trip to Sun Valley! For more information contact vertigalsinfo@gmail.com. Or, for those staying in town, regular alpine ski/board skiing day at Bogus 9:45 a.m.

March 12th

 Regular alpine ski/board days 9:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

 

March 19th

"CORN SNOW CHARITY PROM" and LAST POTLUCK LUNCH final day of official Vertigals season.

Meet at 9:45 a.m. on the snow in front of the Simplot Lodge to find your ski sisters!        Dressing up is NOT required so don't let that keep you from joining us - we hope everyone can join the fun and laughs for our final day on the slopes and great food during the Corn Snow Charity Prom! Monthly potluck at 12:30 p.m. on 3rd floor of Simplot Lodge. Plates, napkins & eating utensils provided. BYO drinks.

Potluck list, by first letter of your last name:

A-I ~ Salad or Main Dish Please bring your serving utensil!!!

J-R ~ Dessert

S-Z ~ Appetizer* no chips, please! *Gluten free section, feel free to share; please tag your item ‘Gluten free’!

*Gluten free section, feel free to share; please tag your item ‘Gluten free’!

 

 

 

 

 

Nordic Vertigals Events

Nordic Center: 332-5390

Jan 2, 2014 6:30pm!!!

Jan 8th, 2014

OPENING NORDIC DAY at the Frontier Point Nordic Center.

 

Clinics, rentals, and skiing 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Clinics on Skate or Classic Technique at every ability level are offered each week. Your Bogus Basin Alpine Season Pass is valid at the Nordic Center. Reserve your spot for the entire season in advance for a package price of $100 for 10 Thursdays of clinics. Weekly clinic drop in fee is $15; ski rentals are $10.Call the Nordic Center at 332-5390 to reserve a spot in the weekly clinics.  Returning this year: January Wednesday night Nordic Vertigals! Starting January 8 at 6:30pm, $60 rental and walk-in lessons! Every Wednesday night in January!

 

Jan 9th, 16th, 23rd

Regular clinics, rentals and skiing 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

Feb 6th

Regular clinics, rentals and skiing 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

 

POTLUCK LUNCH AT NOON. Please bring a hearty salad or soup to share, BYO drinks. There are a few outlets for crock pots. Plates, napkins & eating utensils provided.

Feb 13th, 20th and 27th

Regular clinics, rentals and skiing 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

March  6th

Last day for Nordic Vertigals! Regular clinics, rentals and skiing 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Bring a lunch and socialize afterwards!

 

 

 

 

Formore information, email vertigalsinfo@gmail.com