Life is about the friendships we nurture, the places we visit, and the memorable experiences we share; Snowpals invite you to join us to share skiing and snowboarding experiences that will contribute to your collection of life’s treasured memories.. join us to set a goal of one new travel adventure trip every year. What’s on your bucket list?

To join Snowpals (also known as Ski_Pal), simply send an email to:

Check your inbox to read our ‘Welcome to ski_pal’ email once you have subscribed. After you joined, be sure to set how often you’d like to receive group messages.

Am I required to have a Yahoo email to sign up?

It is not necessary to sign up for a new Yahoo email in order to participate in Yahoo Groups. The basic mailing list functionality is available to any e-mail address. However, it is better to sign up with a Yahoo ID to have full access to the forum and website features. Get a Yahoo ID if you don’t have one.

You can also join via SnowPals’ group site on Yahoo! Groups; click on the button: join button 

How to unsubscribe from the group?

To unsubscribe from the group’s mailing list,

1. Send a blank message from your subscribed email address to:

2. Respond to the confirmation email in order to unsubscribe. You need to confirm your request to unsubscribe to complete the process.

How does Yahoo Groups work?

SnowPals uses a Yahoo! Groups as a central hub for group communications, interactions and members’ postings.

“Yahoo Groups is an online discussion board. The term Groups refers to Internet communication which is a hybrid between an electronic mailing list and a threaded Internet forum, in other words, Group messages can be read and posted by e-mail or on the Group’s webpage like a web forum. In addition, members can choose whether to receive individual, daily digest(a once a day email summary of the previous day’s messages) or Special Delivery e-mails(by group moderators and founder), or simply read Group posts on the Group’s web site without receiving any group emails.” – from Wikipedia

SnowPals is a member-only access group(with 7,115+ members and growing(1/29/16) and we’re free to join. Notably, SnowPals’ postings are moderated. Postings are moderated to prevent commercial solicitations. Please read the welcome message after you have signed up to learn more about moderated group messages and how the Snowpals community group works .

More about SnowPals

SnowPals is an alternative to traditional ski & snowboard clubs for busy Bay Area Professionals founded in 1999 by a few friends who wanted to create a vibrant snow sport community of all skill levels that actually do things.

Sign up for our event invites to meet skiers and snowboarders in a fun and casual setting.

Join to get insiders’ tips on all things Tahoe, 1st hand resort/snow conditions, breaking news on lift ticket deals, network with Bay Area professionals, meet people who share your snow sports interests, engage in fun meetups/outings, save money ridesharing to Tahoe, and expand your circle of friends.

Want to ride share to Tahoe and meet some new ski and snowboard friends? Read our guide to Tahoe ridesharing

Our membership is FREE. Consider lending us a hand at upcoming events or contribute to help us grow.

*The group’s name was changed from Ski Pals to Snow Pals to include all snow sports (ski, snowboard, cross-country, telemark, back-country, and snowshoe).

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