Skiing in Europe: Ski clubs and MWR trips
Here’s contact information and ski trip schedules planned by ski clubs in American military communities, as well as Morale, Welfare and Recreation offices and USOs as submitted to Stars and Stripes. Prices are based on adult double occupancy; single rooms are subject to additional charge. Unless otherwise noted, all trips include bus transportation. This list will be updated throughout the ski season.
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ClubsAVIANO SKI CLUBArea: Aviano, ItalyPresident: Gina CrossE-mail: ASCmembership08@gmail.comWeb: www.avianoskiclub.comTrips: Nov. 26-30, Stubaital, Austria; Dec. 20-26, Trois Vallees, France; Dec. 28-Jan. 3, Siegi’s Ski School, St. Veit, Austria; Jan. 16-19, Kronplatz Italy; Jan. 23-25 Jan, Sella Ronda, Italy; Feb. 6-8 Feb, Bad Moos, Italy; Feb. 13-14 Feb, Lake Bled, Slovenia; March 13-15, Mallnitz Austria.
BAVARIAN SKI CLUBArea: Grafenwöhr, Vilseck and HohenfelsPresident: Chris LawtonTel.: 09646-809819E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: www.bavarianskiclub.comMembership: Single 20 euros, family 35 eurosMeetings: 6 p.m. first and third Tuesdays through April at San Lucia II Italian restaurant, Grafenwöhr.Trips: Nov. 8-11, Hintertux, Austria, 320 euros; Nov. 26-30, Kitzsteinhorn, Austria, 350 euros; Dec. 21-27, Ski Amade, Austria; Jan. 16-19, St. Anton, Austria; Feb. 13-16, Saalbach/Hinterglem, Austria; March 13-16 Zauchensee/Flachau, Austria; April 10-13, Stubai Glacier, Austria; May 1-4, Ischgl, Austria. Trips include lift passes, beverages and sandwiches on bus, breakfasts and dinners at hotels.
FRANCONIA INTERNATIONAL SKI CLUBArea: Bamberg and Ansbach, GermanyPublic Affairs: Candace Merritt; telephone 0171-943-4672E-mail: email@example.comMeetings: In Bamberg, the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Maiselkeller, Moosstrasse 32; in Ansbach, the first and third Tuesday of the month at the Hotel Windmuhle, Rummelsberger Straße 1.Trips: Nov. 26-30, Stubaital, Austria, 355 euros (half-board); Dec. 21-27, St. Veit, Austria, 450 euros (half-board, U Drive); Jan. 16-19, Arlberg, Austria, 275 euros (half-board); Feb. 13-16, Dolomites, Italy, 250 euros (half-board); March 13-15, Zell am See, Austria, 250 euros (half-board); April 4-11, Val Thorens, France, price TBD; May 1-3, Ischgl, Austria, 255 euros (half-board). Lift tickets not included in prices.
HEIDELBERG INTERNATIONAL SKI CLUBArea: Heidelberg, GermanyTel.: 0160-7186871Web: www.heidelbergski.comAddress: CMR 419, Box 1909, APO AE 09102Meetings: Every other Wednesday at Hotel Zagreb in Schwetzingen at 7 p.m.; next is Nov. 19.Trips: Nov. 26-30: Zermatt, Switzerland, 390 euros; Nov. 26-30, Obergurgl, Austria, 355 euros; Dec. 12-14, Lech, Austria, 235 euros; Dec. 20-27, Arabba (Malita Hotel), Italy, 500 euros and up, U-Drive; Dec. 13-27, Arabba (Evaldo Hotel), Italy, 480 euros & up, U-Drive; Dec. 21-27, St. Veit I, Austria, 440 euros, U-Drive; Dec. 31-Jan. 4, Meribel, France, 410 euros; Jan. 16-19, Portes du Soleil, Switzerland, 310 euros; Jan. 16-19, Kitzbuhel, Austria, 270 euros; Jan. 30-Feb. 1, Crans Montana, Switzerland, 200 euros; Feb. 12-16, Ski Safari, 275 euros; Feb. 13-16, Zell am See, Austria, 270 euros; Feb. 27-March 1, Engelberg, Switzerland, 180 euros; March 13-16, Flims-Laax, Switzerland, 275 euros; March 12-16, Chamonix, France, 345 euros; March 1-7, St. Veit II, Austria, 415 euros, U-Drive; March 20-22, Adelboden, Switzerland, 260 euros; April 3-6, Verbier, Switzerland, 225 euros; April 4-11, Val Thorens, France, 355-520 euros, U-Drive; May 1-3, Ischgl, Austria, 230 euros. Costs includes full pension, beverages and sandwiches on bus.
KAISERSLAUTERN-WESTPFALZ SKI CLUBArea: Kaiserslautern/RamsteinTelephone: 06374-801529E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb site: www.kwpskiclub.comAddress: Dave Sowell, PSC 1, Box 611, APO AE 09009Meetings: First and third Wednesday of the month at The Gallo-Nero in Kindsbach.Trips: Nov. 26-30, Hintertux, Austria, 300 euros; Dec. 21-27, St. Veit I ski school, Austria, 440 euros; Dec. 28-Jan. 3, St. Veit II ski school, Austria, 440 euros; Jan. 16-19, St. Anton, 260 euros; Feb. 13-16, Crans Montana, Switzerland, 270 euros; Feb. 28-March 7, Ski Safari, Austria, TBD; March 20-22, Serfaus, Austria, 185 euros; Apr. 4-11, Les Trois Vallèes, France, TBD; May 1-3, Ischgl, Austria, 254 euros.
SITZMARKERS YOUTH BOARD AND SKI CLUBArea: Stuttgart, GermanyMission: Sitzmarkers is a club for skiers and snowboarders in grades 7-12. All trips are chaperoned by adult volunteers. Trip price includes accommodations with half-board and lift tickets. See the club Web site for updated trip and meeting information.Web: www.sitzmarkers.orgTel.: 0711-758-64694Address: CMR 480 Box 1105, APO AE 09128Meetings: Nov. 17, Dec. 15., Jan. 12., Feb. 9.Trips: Dec. 12-14, Stubai Glacier, Austria (Gasthaus Hofer); Jan. 22-25, Dolomites region of Italy (Pension Raffalthof); Feb. 13-16, Jungfrau, Switzerland (Grindelwald Mountain Hostel)
MWR eventsThe following listings were sent to Stars and Stripes by Base Outdoor Recreation offices.
KAISERSLAUTERN OUTDOOR RECREATION: Nov. 15 & 29 and Dec. 6 & 13, Glacier Ski Express, $79; Nov. 27-30, Thanksgiving ski weekend, Austria, $329; Nov. 27-30, ski and party Thanksgiving weekend, $259; Dec. 12-14, Hintertux, Austria, ski weekend, $209; Dec. 31-Jan. 3, New Year’s ski and party weekend in Interlaken, Switzerland, $199 in hostel, $299 hotel. Call DSN 493-4117 or 0631-3406-4117.
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