• President's Message

    Hello OSTC Club members! 

    We had 3 different OSTC trips during the Month of March: Steamboat Colorado, Switzerland and Jackson Hole, Wyoming! We experienced some challenges regarding Airlines/Weather and Covid/Airline travel requirements on 2 of these trips, however, for most of our participants these were great group getaway/vacations full of laughs and a ton of good memories. Let’s get together on April 13th and relive a few of these nice moments with our fellow club members through telling others our great stories and sharing a few photos.

    Biggest Post Trip Celebration Event Wednesday April 13th from 6-8pm - our first time specially planned “Post Ski-Trip Celebration Event.” It will be held at the Hangry Bison in Winter Park which is located in Winter Park Village across the street from the movie theatre. This new social gathering will take the place of our normal March and April Monthly Socials. The club will be providing some tasty food items and your 1st celebration drink for ski season ending. That’s for all attendees including your invited guests. Feel free to invite someone you know that may be interested in participating in the fun and good times we have in our club. We are expecting a large turnout, so please RSVP HERE on our Meetup page for the Post Ski Trip Celebration Event!

    Additionally, we will be simultaneously holding the OSTC Board elections/voting at this event. Your Club Board is made up of all volunteers. Those volunteers who are in positions that are up for reelection have stated that they all will be running for a second term. Go to the Ballot link HERE.

    Additionally, nominations from the floor will be accepted at this April General Membership Meeting. Your vote is important and you must attend the meeting to vote. Our officers ultimately help provide the direction of our club. If you have not renewed your membership, now is the time. You must be a current paid member to vote.

    See you very soon on April 13th and hopefully on April 23rd as well!

        Steve Clark, OSTC President

The Best of Georgia and Tennessee! – A True getaway! Visit with Nature and 18 of your best Travel Club Friends! You will stay in a “NEW to us BADD ASS” Luxurious Mountain Home in Ellijay Georgia that is 8,000 sq ft, has 8 bedrooms, and 10 bathrooms! Perched on a Pristine Private Lake with both Lakefront and Mountain Views. This Luxury Log Cabin is beautifully decorated with abundant amenities including a gourmet kitchen, large patio decks, both levels, a killer full-size sports bar with a pool table, shuffleboard, ping pong and several arcade-style video games, including pinball! Outdoor fireplace - with seating and a summer kitchen. We’ll raft the Ocoee River (where the 1996 Olympics were held) and Kayak (float) the Hiawassee River (very relaxing day) both are located in Tennessee. We’ll participate on group Hikes in both States and go out one day on the Lake with 2 Pontoon Boats (# rope swing). We’ll experience a Dinner Sunset Cruise on the Tennessee River with an Evening after in Downtown Chattanooga. BEST MEMORIES EVER, ones that will last a lifetime!

Trip Leader: Steve Clark.  Phone: (407)-803-2239
Email: SCLark2575@gmail.com

Stay in a Lakefront luxury Log Cabin in Ellijay, Georgia, surrounded by the

Blue Ridge Mountains with wonderful rafting/kayaking/hiking opportunities.

$1,645 Earlybird Price (save $100) if signed up with deposit or full paymentby April 30th, 2022

PACKAGE PRICE INCLUDES: $1,745 per person Check payments or Credit Card pmt in Full – 5 nights awesome accommodations; Dbl Occ, 5 Nights stay in a Luxury Mountain Home in Ellijay, Ga; Sunset River Cruise; Pre-Trip Party; Van Transportation; Mostly Inclusive Trip including Food and Alcohol. Professional Guided White Water Rafting, Kayaking rental, Pontoon Rental; Surprise activities included. “REGARDING PRIVACY, minimum Double Occupancy (Sharing Room with other or others) - we must best utilize all bedding available to us - You must be up for a group social setting whether it be in a van, raft, or room of the luxury hotel.


Deposit: $350.00 pp.

May 16, 2022: $400.00 pp is due.     

June 15, 2022:  Balance due.

CREDIT CARD PAYMENT: Full amount due when registering  

Orlando Ski and Travel Club membership, a deposit, and a completed online registration form are required to reserve space on this trip.

Sign Up Here

CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations must be received by Orlando Ski and Travel Club in writing.  No penalty if cancellation received prior to April 20, 2022; $100.00 per person cancellation fee if cancellation is received after April 20th, but before May 16, 2020. After May 16, 2022, cancellation will result in forfeiture of the deposit paid or the total cost to the club of such cancellation. No refunds after June 15, 2022. Trip Insurance is highly recommended.  Visit the “Trips” Page of our website at www.orlandoskiandtravelclub.com for info and signup links including travel insurance information.

"Post Ski Trip Celebration Event"

Wednesday, April 13th


The Hangry Bison

480 N. Orlando Ave, #130

Winter Park, FL 32789

      (Located in the Winter Park Village)

Your first drink is on the club! Come out and enjoy this great atmosphere along with appetizers, and plenty of room to converse with other adventure travelers. Everyone is welcome and you don't need to be a member to attend.

There is plenty of parking in the parking lot behind The Cheesecake Factory!

Let Us Know You're Coming Here!

Join us at the German American Society of Central Florida for Springtoberfest taking place on April 23rd from noon to10pm! Come early, stay as long as you want. Let us know you'll be joining us by RSVPing HERE!

Live music inside the Clubhouse and the Biergarten Pavilion |  Traditional Flag Parade   |   Wide variety of authentic German cuisine  |  Numerous tap beers from several famous German brewers  |   Fully stocked bar inside our air-conditioned Clubhouse  | Vendors

There is a $5 Entrance Fee at the gate and an additional parking fee. (Kids 12 and under are free!)

Get ready for this much-anticipated annual event with fellow Orlando Ski & Travel Club members at Wekiva Island! We have a private area and cabana located right downstream from the Springs on the Wekiva River. You can swim, drink, use/rent kayaks or canoes and of course socialize and eat!

 May 15th, 2022 is the date when members will first be able to sign up for the weekend-long Lake LouisaCabin Event in Clermont, FL taking place on Oct 14-16th, 2022! Space is limited and expected to sell out quickly as it did last year.

Lunch will be served around 11:30am while it lasts!

This event is the first opportunity to preview our highly anticipated ski and adventure trips for 2022 - 2023. Some trips will have limited space available so remember to sign up for your desired trip/trips as soon as they are released for sign up on our website. Look for the trip launch email in late May!

Invite your friends, co-workers and family members for a double bonus! Our club loves to welcome new people!

• If you are a current member and your guest attends this event, signs up and pays for a new club membership by May 17th, both you and your guest will receive a $50 discount off your next 2022-2023 club trip! (Only applicable per membership)

• Also, if your guest signs up for a 2022-2023 trip before June 15th, the current member receives an additional $200 discount towards their own new trip sign-up and any new club member signing up for a trip for the 1st time by 6/15/22 will receive a special $200 in addition to the $100 early bird discount! For a grand total of $300! (Only applicable per membership)

• Current members who have joined the Orlando Ski & Travel Club but have never traveled with the club can also take advantage of the $200 additional discount by signing up for a trip by June 15th.

BONUS: 1 Drink Ticket will be offered to all current club members and 1 drink ticket for new member sign ups!

Outside alcohol is strictly prohibited but can be purchased from the onsite Tooting Otter Bar (Beer and Wine).



It's Miller Time!

OSTC April 2022 Member Highlight:
Dr. Kenny Krumins!

Time for one of our favorite parts of our monthly newsletter: The OSTC Member Highlight! Each month we feature a OSTC member to get to know one another better! Member highlights are nominated and voted on by the OSTC board, then that member will get the same set of Q&As! Read on for Kenny's answers:

How did you get exposed to travel and adventuring, what brought you to our club?

My name is Dr Kenny Krumins and I have been a member of OTSC for many years. I am a retired orthopedic knee surgeon who took care of the University of Central Florida for many years. I joined the club in search of meeting ski partners to enjoy great skiing in crazy places like trees and steeps. I often skied alone and I found myself skiing difficult terrain and often thought - what the heck am I doing here and how did I get here?? Meeting good friends like Jeff Zar, Mike Piatek, Erich the Austrian ski master, Gunther, and Steve Clark have made skiing way more fun and way safer. In numbers, we have pushed one another to try tougher ski spots and we help each other get through it together.

What is your favorite OSTC memory?

My favorite OSTC memory was joining the downhill vertical feet challenge in Batchelor mountain Oregon. I never knew people counted vertical feet of skied terrain and I learned a lot about endurance skiing. I was 3 months postop after a left total hip replacement and it was amazing to ski that long of a day with minimal soreness in my hip! I ended up with 57,000 vertical ft that day and I was hooked on tracking vertical feet. Gunther and I have since broken that record skiing together a LONG day in Sun Valley, Idaho in December 2021. We ended up with 68,881 feet skied and for the first time, I was very tired and slept in the following day til 10 am and took a lay day as well!! Gunther and I had a blast skiing all day with no breaks.

Where is your favorite place to travel to and if you could create your own trip, what would it be?

My favorite ski mountains would have to be Sun Valley, Idaho for the long groomers, especially the one with 3,200 vertical. The town is awesome as well. The best tree skiing mountain has to be Steamboat Springs Colorado- it's simply amazing. The steepest most challenging mountains is a 3 way tie between Taos NM, Telluride CO, and of course Jackson Hole Wyoming. Jackson hole wins the tie break for the incredible downtown square and the outlying beautiful wildlife tours that are spectacular.

If I could create my own ski trip I would do a combo trip including Jackson Hole, Wyoming half the week - a midweek snowmobile tour thru Yellowstone and then Big Sky, Montana for the last 3 days of skiing. I have done that combo with the family several years back , best trip ever!!

Hobbies, talents and interests outside of traveling:

My hobbies include endurance long mileage road biking, downhill skiing, and offshore marlin fishing. Marlin fishing is my passion. I spend lots of time offshore of Los Suenos, Costa Rica targeting blue marlin and sailfish. I also spend time fishing North of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico at Magdalena Bay for striped marlin. My dream catch is a grander blue marlin (over 1000 pounds) my largest caught so far is 468 lb blue marlin caught offshore of New Jersey. I have a trip scheduled for Cape Verde, off western coast of Africa in early April, 2022 for my first real attempt at a grander blue marlin! 

Fun fact no one knows about you:

A fun fact that nobody in OTSC knows about me is I recently decided to become a boat captain so I completed all the requirements and I just recently got my 100 ton license. It's a formality but now I made it official, I can legally take clients on charters and I can deliver boats anywhere throughout the United States! 

Oh, I almost forgot - I'm a die hard Eagles fan and I was born and raised in Philadelphia . I have attended both Super Bowls that my beloved Eagles competed in. 

One win and one loss - both against Tom Brady and his Patriots.

Dr. K


The Orlando Ski and Travel Club is a year-round, volunteer-run social organization with over 300 adventurous members whose winter activities center on snow skiing and snowboarding. Since 1976, the Club has been offering trips to top-rated ski destinations world-wide. We are a proud member of the Florida Ski Council . In addition to fabulous group ski trips, the Orlando Ski and Travel Club offers a variety of activities and social events to keep you busy during the "off" season. From wine tastings to cruises and weekend excursions, the Orlando Ski Club is your year around social club. Join today and start enjoying the camaraderie and fun!

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