If you've decided that you'd like to save money by skiing with a group, but don't want the responsibility of organizing your own, check into the trips offered by Washington's abundant ski clubs. Trips they offer this year will go to such places as Breckenridge, Canaan Valley, Gray Rocks, Killington, Lake Placid, Jackson Hole, Greek Peak, Mount Snow, Seven Springs, Stowe and St. Veit, Austria. Here's a listing of the major clubs, someone to talk with about their trips, their phone numbers, and an idea of what some folks are planning.
AIR FORCE SKI CLUB -- George Creed, 281-3875.
ARLINGTON HALL SKI CLUB -- Linell Broecker, 333-7495.
FAGOWEES -- Pam Byers, 223-1670; tape recording, 441-8585.
NORTHERN VIRGINIA SKI CLUB -- Anne Isibel, 351-4301.
PENTAGON SKI CLUB -- Ric Nauen, 587-2073.
POTOMAC VALLEY SKIERS -- Gail Pease, 620-4573.
SKI CLUB OF WASHINGTON -- Bill Lewers, 424-8075; tape recording 536- 8273.
TRIPS BEING BOOKED Here's a sampling of excursions planned by clubs, groups, and area recreation centers:
SEVEN SPRINGS two-day trip trip from New Carrollton Feb. 8-10. Call Carolee Duckman, 249-9220.
COLORADO TRIPS to Vail & Steamboat by Green Gang. Call 703/893-4122.
JOHNNIE'S GANG booking trips to Austria-Switzerland Jan. 18-Feb. 2, Sun Valley March 9-16, area slopes. Call 378-5418.
MOGUL MASTERS club in Waldorf, Md., planning trips. Newcomers welcome. Call 301/932-0756.
WASHINGTON WOMEN OUTDOORS have cross-country training weekend at Lost River, W.Va., Nov. 30-Dec. 2. Ski fair Dec. 6 at Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church on Chevy Chase Circle. Call 942-7025.
DEPOSIT DUE on Great Gorge/Vernon Valley trip Feb. 1-3. Call 678-1130 or 636-7212.
SKI LIBERTY Thursday outings with Montgomery Rec Jan. 3, 10, 17 & 24. Bus leaves 11800 Rockville Pike at 4:30. Registration deadline Dec. 24. Call 468- 4586.
MONTREAL TRIP scheduled Feb. 15-19. Call 292-2614 or 292-4995.
ZELL AM ZEE and Cortina trip March 1. Call 703/243-5252.
GSTAAD & VERBIER outing Jan. 18 with Baltimore Club. Call 703/270-4855.
C&P CLUB goes to Aspen Jan. 26-Feb. 2. Call 804/772-5482.
RICHMOND CLUB has Utah holiday outing (flies from Dulles). Call 703/243- 5252.
ASPEN & COPPER outing March 2 with Potomac Valley Club. Call 301/299- 2635.
DOWNHILLERS go to Mont Sainte Anne Jan. 26-Feb. 1, Park City, Utah, March 16-23. Call 703/281-4257.
SKIERS ANONYMOUS goes to Mont Tremblant Jan. 20-25. Call 301/949-9162.
STOWE BY BUS Jan. 20-25, from Reston. Call 437-6828.
BLACK SKI INC. booking to Canaan Valley, Va., Dec. 27-29 (301/855-6646); to Greek Peak, N.Y., Dec. 29-Jan. 1 (301/439-8566); Sugarbush, Vt., Jan. 6-11 (726-7371.
HYATTSVILLE REC has Ski Liberty outings Dec. 28 and Jan. 18; 927-1689.
KITZBUHL, AUSTRIA group outing March 15-23 (reservation deadline Dec. 21); 232-5175.
TEEN ADVENTURES goes to Stratton & Mt. Snow, Vermont, Dec. 7-9; to Hunter Mountain, N.Y., Dec. 14-16; to Bryce, Va., Dec. 22; Smuggler's Notch, Vt., Dec. 26-Jan. 1. Ages 11-16. Call 280-1755.
STUDENT TRIPS planned by Independent Schools Travel has trip to Mt. Snow & Stratton, Vt., Dec. 7-9; Hunter Mt., N.Y., Dec. 14-16. Call for brochure, 428- 1089.