Powder Highway, BC

Month: March
Ski Club Name: Mack Ski Club
Contact Person: Mark Baechle
Phone: 610-657-5825
Ski & Snowboard the  Powder Highway: FERNIE & Kimberely, BC 2/26—3/6,  2019  (9 days!) (BC is Canada, eh) Only* $1888 (Hotel) or $1999 (Luxury Condo) which INCLUDES:    Ø  7 nights at The Slopeside Lodge (Hotel) or the luxury 4.5 star Lizard Creek (Condos).  Both are Ski-In/Ski-Out**. Ø  7 Day Lift Tickets at Fernie (with lots of Groomers, Trees, Chutes, and 5 Bowls!).   Bigger than Telluride or Deer Valley! Ø  Day at Kimberely including Bus & Lift Tickets (the same 5/7 Tix) Ø 8th night in Calgary so we don’t have to get up at “O-dark-thirty”. Ø  Roundtrip AIR Ø  Parking & Roundtrip luxury transportation between the Lehigh Valley and Airport***. Ø Private Bus to resort.  Includes Grocery/Liquor stop (and Dispensary? (Legal in BC!)). Ø  Many Parties:  BEACH Party, Pizza Party, Bus Party, Welcome Party, Finale Party, Pre-Trip Party… Ø  Lessons to improve your techniques in Powder, Moguls, Steeps, Trees, or Groomed. Ø  Taxes, Fees, Airline Surcharges, & Bus Tips.                         360” snow;  3500’ vert; 2500+ acres; 5 Bowls; 10 Lifts; 142 trails 30/40/30 (Beg%/Int%/Black%)   “The most snow, most ski runs, and biggest vertical in the Rockies!  Sleep at 3900’ (so no Alt. Sickness)! Options****:     Day in Kicking Horse ($TBD); >65 Lifts (-$50); No Lifts (-$250); Private Room (+$690); No Air (-$450); Fly In/Out of Cranbrook (<80min) ($TBD) Optional Activities:   Cat Skiing; Snowshoeing; Cross Country; Hockey Games; Miners Tour; Hot Tub Time Machine Tour (Filmed in Fernie),.. “Fernie is a true winter playground for skiers and riders of all levels, delivering over 2500 acres of skiable terrain, up to 37 feet of snow in a season, 142 named runs, 5 alpine bowls, state of the art snowmaking and grooming equipment, and an exceptional beginner’s area,. Also now featuring the most snow, most ski runs, and biggest vertical in the Rockies!  Epic snow. Big lines. Vast mountains. A historic town complete with stories & legends. Interesting characters. Passionate people. This is Fernie. Where legendary skiing and snowboarding fuses with real stories from locals, pioneers, ski bums and freeskiers in one of the most classic Rocky Mountain ski towns in North America. Lizard Creek Lodge is in the perfect ski-in/ski-out position at Fernie Alpine Resort. The outdoor pool and hot tubs overlook the mountains and there is even a gentle run that cruises past the hotel. There are 14 units in the main lodge and 85 residential style condominiums in two other buildings.  Each of our luxurious suites has full kitchens and a fireplace in the lounge. You’ll enjoy coming home and putting your feet up after a great day on the hill.  The decor and ambiance of our 4.5 star property described as ‘mountain chic’. Distinguished by its private setting on Highline Drive, we offer the only full service property on the mountain. If you are looking for more than just accommodation, we can provide you with the ultimate resort experience. Fernie Slopeside Lodge, located at the base of Fernie Alpine Resort, is a comfortable ski in/ski out hotel- style accommodation. Relax in your room, complete with cable television, coffee maker, fridge and microwave oven. The Lodge features lockers for ski/board storage and laundry facilities. Located steps from the village plaza, including Legends Mountain Eatery and the Slopeside Deli, and 5km from the City of Fernie, the Fernie Slopeside Lodge offers convenience for guests to enjoy all that the Elk Valley has to offer in the winter and summer.” Questions?   Contact Mark at:  (610) 657-5825  or   SkiPro99@gmail.com Mark has been running great ski trips for over 20 years! Please fill out the bottom of the Trip Release, and send it with your deposit to the address shown. Top of Form                                                                                                                 *Prices reflect $100 Early-bird Special for the first people signing up.                 ** Ski-In Ski-Out has not been verified by Trip Leader      ***or Paid Parking near Airport for Carpoolers. ****Some Options may require minimum numbers          Only +$99pp for Condo singles that NEED their own bed, FREE for Hotel singles                All quotes are in USD.                        Rev 0
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Length of Trip: 9-14 Day Week
Price: 1888
Region: Canada
Winter Sport:
  • Ski/Snowboard
  • Air/Ground
  • Bus/Van/Train
  • Can use air miles
Lodging Included: 7 day
Meals: not included