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Skiing the Hochoetz Ski Area in Austria.

Skiing the Hochoetz Ski Area in Austria. (Seth Robson/Stars and Stripes)

Here are ski clubs and MWR trips and information for most of the 2011 ski season. To list your club or organization, please send information in the format below to travel@estripes.osd.mil. Some trips for spring may still be in development; contact the club or MWR office for later dates. Unless noted otherwise, prices include round-trip transportation by bus and lodging based on double occupancy (an extra surcharge applies for singles). In most cases lift tickets and equipment rental are cost extra.

SKI CLUBSGermany BAVARIAN SKI CLUB

Area: Grafenwöhr, Vilseck and Hohenfels

E-mail: bavarianskiclub@hotmail.com

Web: www.bavarianskiclub.com

Membership: Singles 20 euros, families 35 euros.

Meetings: first and third Tuesdays of month at Alte Post Gasthof in Freihung from 6 p.m.

Trips: Nov. 11-13, Hintertux, Austria; Nov. 23-27, Kaprun, Austria, and Salzburg Christmas market; Dec. 9-11, Obergurgl/Hochgurgl, Austria; Jan. 13-16, Kronplatz/Sella Ronda, Italy; Feb. 3-5, Kitzbühel, Austria; Feb. 17-20, St. Anton, Austria; March 23-25, Obertauern, Austria; April 20-22, Stubai Glacier, Austria; April 27-30, Ischgl, Austria, including Top of the Mountain Concert. Trip prices are to be announced. Transportation is by bus with complimentary food and drink served.

HEIDELBERG INTERNATIONAL SKI CLUB

Area: Heidelberg and Mannheim/Baden-Württemburg, Germany

E-mail: president@heidelbergski.com

Web: www.heidelbergski.com

Membership: Singles 20 euros, families 45 euros.

Meetings: at the Hotel Zagreb, Robert-Bosch-Strasse 9, in Schwetzingen every other Wednesday. Upcoming meeting dates: Nov. 2, 16 and 30 and Dec. 14.

TRIPS: Nov. 23-27, Obergurgl, Austria, 390 euros; Dec. 8-11, Stüben, Austria, from 179 euros; Dec. 11-18 and 18-26, Arabba-Evaldo, Italy, 80 euros per night; Dec. 17-24/25/26, Arabba, Poidoi, Italy, 52 euros per night; Dec. 17-24/25/26, St. Veit, Austria, 490 euros; Jan. 13-16, Portes du Soleil, Switzerland, 355 euros; Jan. 13-16, Kitzbühel, Austria, 290 euros; Jan. 21-28, St. Veit, Austria, 490 euros; Feb. 3-5, Krippenstein, Austria, 180 euros; Feb. 17-20, Zell am See, Austria, 300 euros; Feb. 17-20, Bad Gastein, Austria, 325 euros; March 9-11, Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland, 220 euros. Prices are based on double occupancy and include transportation and accommodation. Cost of lift tickets is not included. A supplemental fee applies for singles.

KAISERSLAUTERN-WEST PFALZ SKI CLUB

Area: Kaiserslautern/Ramstein

President: David Sowell

Tel.: 06374-801529

E-mail: kdsowell@tks-net.com

Web: www.kwpskiclub.com

Membership: singles 25 euros, families 40 euros.

Meetings: first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6 p.m. at the Bistrorante Paradox, Bahnhofstr. 2, Ramstein-Miesenbach.

Trips: Nov. 23-27, Stubaital, Austria, 335 euros; Dec. 26-Jan. 1, St. Veit, Austria, Siegi's Ski School I, 488 euros adults, 444 euros ages 12-15, 409 euros ages 6-11; Jan. 13-16, Feldthurns, Dolomites, Italy, 265 euros; Feb. 3-6, Portes du Soleil, France, 282 euros, Feb. 17-20, Wörgl, Austria, 268 euros; March 4-10, St. Veit, Austria, Siegi's Ski School II, 463 euros adults 424 euros ages 12-15, 389 euros ages 6-11.

PATCH SKI CLUB

Area: Stuttgart

E-mail: psc.web@europe.com

Web: www.patchskiclub.com

Membership: singles $35, families $70.

Meetings: every second Wednesday at the Schwabian conference center on Patch Barracks. Next meeting Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m.

Trips: Nov. 23-27, Zermatt, Switzerland, 460 to 580 euros, depending on hotel; Dec. 9-11, Lech, Switzerland, 280 euros; Dec. 19-25, St. Veit-Seigi's Ski School, Austria, 610 euros; Dec. 26-Jan. 1, Dolomites, Italy, 595 euros; Jan. 13-16, Zell am See, Austria, 295 euros; Jan. 14-15, Arlberg-Montafon, Austria, 125 euros; Jan. 27-29, Kitzbühel, Austria, 310 euros; Jan. 22-28, St. Veit, Austria, Seigi's Ski School, 450 euros; Feb. 3-5, mystery trip, 230 euros; Feb. 17-20, St. Moritz, Switzerland, 395 euros; March 2-4, Portes du Soleil, Switzerland, 290 euros; March 16-18, Flims, Switzerland, 280 euros; March 8-14, St. Veit, Austria, Seigi's Ski School, 450 euros; April 27-30, Ischgl, Austria; 295 euros. Prices are per person based on double occupancy accommodation.

SITZMARKERS SKI AND BOARD CLUB

Area: Stuttgart

E-mail: contactus@sitzmarkers.org

Web: www.sitzmarkers.org

Membership: 20 euros. Sitzmarkers is a club for youth grades 7-12 in the greater Stuttgart military community. The club provides opportunities to learn and develop skiing and snowboarding skills. Trips: Nov. 10-13, Stubai, Austria, 260-270 euros; Jan. 26-29, Dolomites, Italy, 275-305 euros; Feb. 17-20, Montafon, Austria, 240-280 euros. Cost of trip depends on participant's age. All prices include transportation, lodging, half-board and lift tickets.

TANNENBAUM SKI & SOCIAL CLUB

Area: Ramstein, Baumholder and Spangdahlem

President: Jennifer Spencer

E-mail: jen@tannenbaumskiclub.com

Web: www.tannenbaumskiclub.com -- "Like" us on Facebook (search for Tannenbaum Ski Club).

Membership: singles $35; families $70.

Meetings: 6 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Brit Café, Building 539, Ramstein Air Base.

Trips: Nov. 10-13, Hintertux, Austria, 285 euros; Nov. 23-27, Zermatt, Switzerland, 480 euros; Nov. 23-27, Obergurgl, Austria, 350 euros; Dec. 9-11, Lech, Austria, 260 euros; Dec. 19-25, St. Veit-Siegi's ski week (u-drive), Austria, 475 euros; Dec. 26-Jan. 1, Dolomites, Italy, 620 euros; Jan. 13-16, Kitzbühel, Austria, 390 euros; Jan. 13-16, Bad Gastein, Austria, 280 euros; Jan. 13-16, Chamonix, France, 315 euros; Jan. 25-Feb. 4, St. Veit-Siegi's ski week 2 (u-drive), costs TBD; Feb. 3-5, Zell am See, 245 euros; Feb. 17-20, Portes du Soleil, Switzerland, 330 euros; Feb. 17-20, Montafon-Schruns, Austria, 270 euros; Feb. 17-20, Laax-Flims, Switzerland, 340 euros; March 9-11, Verbier, Switzerland, 195 euros; March 23-25, Andermatt, Switzerland, 250 euros; April 27-May 1, Ischgl, Austria, 280 euros. Prices are based on double occupancy and include transportation and accommodation. Cost of lift tickets is not included. A supplemental fee applies for singles.

OUTDOOR RECREATIONGermany BAMBERG OUTDOOR RECREATION

Nov. 10-13, Hintertux, Austria, $350; Nov. 24-27, Sölden, Austria, $355; Dec. 10-11, Stubai, Austria, $129;Jan. 13-16, Zillertal and Wilde Kaiser, Austria, $355; Feb. 17-20, Kitzbuehel, Austria, $355. Costs include transportation and lodging. Cost of a ski pass is not included. Day trips are also organized to the Zugspitze Arena and Leermoos, Austria. Learn to ski and snowboard with Outdoor Recreation- instructional trips are organized throughout the season. Check out our new rental equipment. For more, visit Building 7116 or call 0951-300-9376 or 7955.

HEIDELBERG OUTDOOR RECREATION

Trips: Nov. 5, 12, 19 and 26, Dec. 3 and 10, Glacier Ski Express, $79; Nov. 10-14, Sölden, Austria, $359; Nov. 24-27, Ischgl, Austria, including Top of the Mountain Concert, $289; Nov. 24-27, Zell Am See, Austria, $329; Dec. 9-11, Gstaad, Switzerland, $329; Dec. 17 and 24, Ski Express, $69; Dec. 23-26, Garmisch, Germany, $299; Dec. 23-26 and Dec. 30-Jan. 2, Interlaken, Switzerland, $259. Visit Outdoor Rec in Bldg. 4540, Patrick Henry Village, or call 06221-338-9282 or DSN 388-9282.

KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION

Trips: Nov. 2, 16 and 30, Dec. 14 and 28, after-work ski lessons, $79; Nov. 5, 12, 19 and 26, Dec. 3 and 10, glacier ski express, $79; Nov. 10-13, Sölden, Austria, $359; Nov. 24-27, Ischgl, Austria, including Roxette concert, $289; Nov. 24-27, Zell Am See, Austria, $329; $349; Dec. 3, glacier ski express, $79; Dec. 9-11, Gstaad, Switzerland, $329; Dec. 17 and 24, ski express, $69; Dec. 23-26, Garmisch, Germany, $299; Dec. 23-26, Dec. 30-Jan. 2, Jan. 13-16 and Feb. 17-10, Interlaken, Switzerland, $259 and up; Jan. 13-16 Avoriaz, France, $329; Jan. 13-16, Zermatt, Switzerland, $369; Jan. 20-22, Sonthofen, Germany and Ski X race, $259; Feb. 3-5, Moleson, Switzerland, $369; Feb. 17-20, Chamonix, France, $369; Feb. 17-20, Garmisch, $369; Feb. 24-26, Engelberg, Switzerland, $329; March 9-11, Interlaken and Ski X race, cost TBA; March 16-19, Sellaronda, Italy, $369; March 16-19, Verbier, Switzerland, cost TBA; March 30-April 1, Interlaken including concert, cost TBA; April 13-15, Garmisch and Spring in the Park, April 27-30, Ischgl, and Top of the Mountain Concert, cost TBA. Ski Express trips are offered Saturdays throughout the ski season. Destination is determined by snow conditions. Family ski trips to Feldberg, Germany, are offered Jan. 2 and 15, Feb. 19 and March 18. Indoor ski and snowboard lessons offered Wednesday evenings ($79) and on most ski express trips ($25 for group). Visit Pulaski Barracks, Building 2905, or call DSN: 493-4117 or CIV 0631-3406-4117.

SCHWEINFURT OUTDOOR RECREATION

Trips: Nov. 24-27, Sölden, Austria, $349; Dec. 3, 17, Jan. 7, 21, 28, Feb. 11, 25, night skiing at the Wasserkuppe, $35; Dec. 10-11, Garmisch, Germany, $159; Jan. 13-16, Flachau, Austria, $349; Feb. 17-20, Dolomites, Italy, $349; March 17-18, Garmisch, $159. Call 09721-96-8080.

SPANGDAHLEM OUTDOOR RECREATION

Trips: Nov. 11 and Dec. 9, Snow World Holland, $75. Nov. 23-27, Zell am See, Austria, $550-$625; Dec. 17 and 29, Vogesen, France, $109. Additional trips are planned for the season. For more, call DSN 452-7170 or CIV 06565-61-7170.

STUTTGART OUTDOOR RECREATION

Trips: Nov. 24-27, Mayrhofen, Austria, $425; Dec. 10, St. Anton, Austria, price TBA; Dec. 16-18, Zams, Austria, $425; Dec. 30-Jan. 2, Interlaken, Switzerland, $415; Jan. 7, Innsbruck, Austria, $70; Jan. 13-16, Feb. 17-20 and March 16-19, destination and price TBA; Jan. 21, Oberstdorf, Austria, $70; Jan. 28 and March 3, Lech/Zurs, Austria, $70; Feb. 4 and March 31, Serfaus, Austria, $70; Feb. 11, Damuels, Austria, $70; Feb. 25, Lichtenstein, $70; March 10, Flims, Switzerland, $70; March 24, Ischgl, Austria, $70; April 7, St. Anton, Austria, $70. For more, call DSN 431-2774 or CIV 0703-115-2774.

WIESBADEN OUTDOOR RECREATION

Trips: Nov. 4-6, Kaprun, Austria, $269 adults, $229 children; Nov. 23-27, Zermatt, Switzerland, $489 adults, $379 children, $159 toddlers; Dec. 9-11, Mayerhofen, Austria, $269 adults, $229 children; Jan. 12-16, Bellamonte, Italy, $429 adults, $349 children; Jan. 21-22 and Feb. 25-26, Feldberg, Germany, $179 adults, $129 children; Jan. 28-29 and March 16-18, Engelberg, Switzerland, $239 adults, $179 children; Feb. 2-4, Stubaital, Austria, $289 adults, $189 children; Feb. 16-20, Saas-Fee Almagell, Switzerland, $429 adults, $359 children; March 2-4, Ischgl, Austria, $289 adults, $179 children; March 9-12, Bad Hofgastein, Austria, $269 adults, $229 children; March 23-25, Interlaken, Switzerland, $249 adults, $189 children; March 30-April 1, Kaprun, Austria, $269 adults, $229 children. Prices based on double occupancy and include round-trip transportation, hotel, some meals and equipment. Lift tickets extra. Day trips to Feldberg, Germany, on Jan. 7, Jan. 14, Feb. 11 and Feb. 18; $89 adults, $59 children. Visit Building 1043, Wiesbaden Army Airfield or call DSN 337-5760 or CIV 0611-705-5760.

ItalyAVIANO OUTDOOR RECREATION

Trips: Nov. 24-27, Stubai, Austria, $375; Dec. 10 and March 10, Piancavallo sledding and ice skating, $30; Dec. 17, Val Zondana Civetta, Italy, $75; Dec. 23-26, single airmen's Switzerland ski trip, $445; Jan. 7, Piancavallo snowshoeing, $20; Jan. 13-16, Grindelwald, Switzerland; $390; Jan. 28 and March 31, Dolomites, $80; Feb. 17-20, St. Veit, Austria, $390; Feb. 25, Kronplatz, Italy, $80; March 3, Nassfeld, Austria, $75; March 16-18, Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria, $320. Overnight ski trips include round-trip transportation, hotel with meals, ski lift tickets and a 20-percent discount on ski or snowboard rentals. Sign up by phone with a credit card or visit Building 1479 or call DSN 632-8623 or CIV 0434-30-8623.

VICENZA OUTDOOR RECREATION

Trips: Nov. 11-13, Kitzbühel, Austria, $350; Nov. 25-27, Ischgl, Austria, $350; Dec. 3 and March 31, Arabba, Italy, $35; Dec. 10, Val Gardena, $35; Dec. 17, San Pellegrino, Italy, $30; Dec. 21 and 31, Jan. 28 and March 10, San Martino, Italy, $30; Dec. 24, Alleghe, Italy, $30; Dec. 26, Jan. 16 and Feb. 18, Folgaria, Italy, $30; Jan. 7, Cortina, $30; Jan. 13-16, Matterhorn back country, Switzerland, $400; Jan. 14, Kronplatz, Italy, $35; Jan. 21, Feb. 11 and March 24, mystery ski and snowboard, $35; Feb. 4, Obereggen, Austria, $30; Feb. 18, Vicenza Ski and Snowboard Competition at Folgaria Ski Resort, $25; Feb. 25, Alta Badia, $30; March 3, Brixen, $30; March 16-18, Dolomites, $350. Visit Building 249 or call DSN 634-7453 or CIV 0444-717453.

SpainROTA OUTDOOR RECREATION

Trips: Sierra Nevada, Granada, Dec. 16-18, Jan. 13-15, Jan. 27-29, Feb. 17-19, March 2-4 and March 16-18. Prices are from $200 to $280 and include transportation and lodging at the resort. Lift tickets or rental equipment is not included. For more, call DSN 727-3101 or 956-823-101.


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