Lithuanian Aspen Ski week / Independence Day celebration March 2018

Labas Visiems!    Hello Everyone!

This year’s snow ski and winter trip is to the beautiful Aspen Mountain Resort in Aspen, Colorado during February 23rdMarch 5, 2018!!!
The trip is being organized by Siaures Amerikos Lietuviu Fizinio Auklejimo ir Sporto Sajunga (SALFASS) aka Lithuanian Athletic Union of North America (LAUNA).
As in the past, there will be many sports enthusiasts from the USA, Canada & Lithuania attending and having a great time. Both skiers and non-skiers and their families are welcome. We will be having organized SALFASS ski races that week for all who wish to participate!
Please contact Linda Crouch who is a “Mountain Vacation Specialist” to make your hotel reservations. Her email address is:, or you can call her direct at: (800) 525-2052 x3329, or (970) 925-9500 x3329. She can also assist with any ground transfers, lift tickets, and/or airfare. In order to receive special rates, please identify yourself as part of the Lithuanian Ski Group trip.
Please contact Linda Crouch at to confirm booking ASAP as this is a heavy travel week.


The 2018 SALFASS ski championships on Aspen Mountain has tentatively been set for Monday, February 26th at the NASTAR course. Race registration will be Sunday Feb. 25th from 4 to 6 PM at 809 S. Aspen St. Suite 1, or at race course on ski day. More information coming soon!

Ski Aspen Highlands on Tuesday, February 27th, and have lunch at Cloud Nine Restaurant at Noon.

Meet at Sundeck Restaurant at top of Aspen Mountain for lunch daily at Noon.
Saturday Feb 24 @ 7pmKenichi @ 533. E. Hopkins Ave, Aspen – 970-920-2212
Sunday Feb 25 @ 4pm – Lithuanian Independence Day Celebration – See below for more details.
Monday Feb 26 @ 7pmWild Fig @ 315 E. Hyman Ave. Aspen – 970-925-5160
Tuesday Feb 27 @ 7pm – Jimmy’s Bodega @ 307 S. Mill St, Aspen – 970-710-2182
Wednesday Feb 28 @ 7pm – Hickory House @ 730 W. Main St, Aspen – 970-925-2313
Thursday March 1 @ 7pm – Red Onion @ 420 E. Cooper Ave, Aspen – 970-925-9955
Friday March 2 @ 7pm – L’Hostaria @ 620 E. Hyman Ave, Aspen – 970-925-9022
Saturday March 3 @ 7pm – Mezzaluna @ 624 E. Cooper Ave, Aspen – 970-925-5882
Sunday March 4 @ 7pm – Su Casa Restaurant @ 315 E. Hyman, Aspen – 970-920-1488
 You may wish to call the restaurant in advance for reservations.
Any general questions can be directed by email to either Ed Mickus at or Dr. Vytas Saulis @ You are urged to make all your travel reservations now as this is a busy travel period.
“The Annual Aspen Lithuanian Independence Day Celebration” – you are also invited to come to Aspen to celebrate this occasion on Sunday, Feb. 25th at 4PM6PM!
This year, our Special Guest of Honor will be the Lithuanian Consul General Mantvydas Bekesius.
Sponsored by Hon. Consul and Dean of Aspen Consular Corps J. Prunskis M.D. The LT Consulate in Aspen is the highest elevation LT Consulate in the world and the first diplomatic mission approved in Aspen by the US State Department. Please RSVP to Daiva if you plan on attending the Independence Day Celebration at
Pagarbiai,         Sincerely,

SALFASS-gos slidinejimo valdyba

Dr. Jonas Prunskis, President
Ed Mickus, Vice – President
Dr. Vytas Saulis, Secretary

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