September 2014

Inspired Ski Movie Tour this Tuesday with Henrik Harlaut!

This Tuesday, Spetember 23, 6-9pm at The Marquee Theater, Union South -- Hoofer Ski and Snowboard Club will be hosting Inspired Media Concepts for the release of their latest films: Henrik Harlaut's "Road to Zion" and Phil Casabon's "Keynote Skier". 

Most importantly, HENRIK AND PHIL WILL BE WITH US to present the films. YEAH. Henrik, Phil, and Eric Iberg from Inspired Media will be in Madison to hang, do giveaways, sign autographs, and present their latest work! 

Mark your calendars and stay posted for trailers, ticket info, and any secret sauce we've got for you. 

More information on our Facebook event page.

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Winter Break Trip - Steamboat, Colorado

Steamboat Logo

Classes have officially started and we are already thinking about Winter Break! This year, Hoofers SnS is going to Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and it's going to be an amazing trip! Located in the heart of the West, Steamboat is actually a complete mountain range that packs 165 trails across 2965 skiable acres of snow with a vertical rise of 3668 feet! We hope you join us for an incredible adventure this Winter Break!

UPDATE: Signup for this year's trip to Steamboat, CO, is now full! If you didn't get a chance to sign up, check out our Spring Break trip to Jackson Hole, WY!

The Details

Bus Package

  • Includes bus travel to Steamboat and back to Madison
  • Dates: January 8 - January 16 (Arrive in Steamboat on the 9th and depart on the 15th)
  • Cost: $775

Land Package

  • You must provide your own transportation to Steamboat
  • Dates: January 9 - January 15
  • Cost: $585

What's Included

Both packages include 4 lift tickets, awesome condos to stay in, the famous Hoofers Brat Fry, an option to buy a discounted 5th lift ticket, parties, socials, and great friends!

Will There Be Other Universities There?

Absolutely! All the other Wisconsin ski clubs, Minnesota, Illinois State, Akron, and Miami (Ohio) are going to be in Steamboat the same week we are there. This means that we will be able to throw some awesome socials and parties.

The Condo

The main spot we will be staying in is The Lodge Condominiums. The condos will fit between 6 and 8 people and are super spacious. Every room has a full kitchen, TV, and balcony, and it is located near the base of the mountain (about 200 yards from the Gondola). Click here for pictures and more information!


Signups are open! Head over to the Outdoor Programs Office or online at to sign up!


For more information, contact Vice President-Trips Austin Anderson at!

And the Destination for this Winter Break is...

PARK CITY, UTAH! (SOLD OUT in 5 business days! Don't lose hope, come put your name in the waiting list!)

Prices updated! On January 9th-17th, 2015 of this upcoming winter break, Hoofer SnS will be skiing or riding at Park City, Utah. Trip opens on the final week of September. More details, click here.

UW Alpine Team Recruitment for 2014-2015

Interested in learning how to ski race? The Wisconsin Alpine Ski Team competes throughout the second semester all across the midwest. Our skiers range from those who have never raced before to experienced high school racers. We hire two coaches that do an awesome job training every skier regardless of their level. We also take a week long training trip out west where 20-30 of us stay together in a cabin and train all week. We are hosting fun dryland practices Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6pm in front of the Nat starting this Tuesday, Sep 9. Feel free to meet up with us to meet the team. We will hit the slopes starting second semester. Contact Mike, Jeremy, or Katie at for more info!

Come Find Us at Student Organization Fair

Come find out why we are the coolest student organization in the UW-Madison!

Student Organization Fair is held at Kohl Center this Wednesday and Thursday, September 10-11, 2014, 5pm-8pm. We're on the second floor.

We will give out information for our club membership, the upcoming resales, winter break trip, local and midwest trips, ski and snowboard lessons, spring break trip and other cool things we do to convince you to join us!

Interested now? Sign up for our club membership by clicking "Join Hoofers" on the left, or come see us as Outdoor UW office on the lakeshore.