The club president was Eugene Du Bois, who had managed the U.S. Ski Team to Chile in 1937. Ski celebrities occasionally joined the club for weekend trips, including Otto Schneibs, “the Father of American Skiing.”
As the club became established, members began joining the Bald Mountain Farm Association, where they were able to enjoy the luxuries of real beds and indoor plumbing. The Skidreiverein took over the Bald Mountain Farm with an annual lease, converting it to a full ski lodge with room for up to 40 people on cots, beds and couches. They hired a cook and a caretaker, and they renovated the building to better suit their needs.
The club came to an end with the start of World War II. Many of the club members were in the National Guard or joined the Navy or Air Corps. The club’s caretaker left for a war production factory job in Torrington.