Edelweiss Resort Winter Activity Guide 2011/2012
Resting at the foot of the majestic Bavarian Alps, the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort offers Military personnel and their Families a vacation destination in one of the most beautiful areas in all of Germany. Alongside satisfying culinary options, comfortable amenities, refreshing spa offerings and more, you can enjoy a vast array of outdoor adventure and leisure activities with breathtaking alpine views. Find yourself touring castles, palaces, museums, town squares, churches and breweries throughout Italy, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. This and much more awaits you.
2011 / 2012 WINTER Guide Acti vit y www.EdelweissLodgeandResort.com firstname.lastname@example.org Vacation Planning Center: Monday - Friday 0800 - 1800 hrs CET (011-49) 8821-9440 from USA (49) 8821-9440 from Europe 08821-9440 from Germany (314) 440-2211 Military DSN (011-49) 8821-944-4135 Fax www.facebook.com/edelweissresort www.flickr.com/photos/edelweissresort Find Yourself IN THEAlps Willkommen! Resting at the foot of the majestic Bavarian Alps, the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort offers Military personnel and their Families a vacation destination in one of the most beautiful areas in all of Germany. Alongside satisfying culinary options, comfortable amenities, refreshing spa offerings and more, you can enjoy a vast array of outdoor adventure and leisure activities with breathtaking alpine views. Find yourself touring castles, palaces, museums, town squares, churches and breweries throughout Italy, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. This and much more awaits you. Welcome to the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort. brought to you by the army family covenant Photo and Cover Photo: Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG Comprehensive Soldier Fitness The Edelweiss Lodge and Resort is committed to the readiness and strength of our Soldiers and those who support them. That is why you can take comfort in knowing that even while on vacation you are still Army Strong for yourself, your family and your country. Throughout this Winter Activity Guide you will find the symbols below next to tours, leisure activities and spa treatments that contribute to your physical, emotional, social, spiritual and family well-being. PHYSICAL EMOTIONAL SOCIAL SPIRITUAL Learn more about Comprehensive Soldier Fitness: www.army.mil/csf STRONG MINDS STRONG BODIES FAMILY Alpine Adventures GUIDED TOURS Neuschwanstein Castle Crown Jewels of Munich City Tour The heart and soul of Bavaria is arguably its capital city of Munich. Only an hour north of Garmisch, this fascinating destination is a must-see for travelers looking for the sights, sounds and tastes of traditional Germany. Your tour will drive by the grounds of the world-famous Oktoberfest held every year in the “Beer Capital of the World.” You’ll then visit the Marienplatz, site of the Rathaus and Glockenspiel play clock with dancers, jousters and knights. Afterward, take a short stroll to the world-renowned Hofbräuhaus beer hall as you learn the history of Munich’s past. Your final stop will be at the Residenz to view the crown jewels of Munich’s royalty, past and present. You will have free time for shopping, lunch and exploration on your own. Crown Jewels of Munich City Neuschwanstein Castle Tour Towering over rocky crags at the foot of the Bavarian Alps rests the famous Neuschwanstein Castle constructed for King Ludwig II. This fairytale castle has been inspiring awe and wonder for years with its ornate and lavish interior along with a majestic design that even Walt Disney couldn’t resist when constructing his Cinderella Castle. Your tour will pass through the stunning countryside of Austria and Germany before reaching the castle and taking the grand tour. Hear the stories and myths of the Fairytale King’s loves, pains and mysterious disappearance. After touring the castle you will make one last stop at the Wieskirche, a beautiful pilgrimage church of the Baroque/Rococo style near the town of Steingaden. It is a 45-minute uphill walk to reach the castle entrance. Alternative means are available for an additional Euro fee. There are over 300 stairs within the castle as well. Alpine Adventures Linderhof Palace Tour The smallest of the three palaces built by King Ludwig II lies near the fairytale village of Oberammergau and is the only palace which he lived to see completed. Your tour will take you through this lavish palace to see the bedchamber, dining room, audience chamber, eastern and western tapestry chambers and the grand hall of mirrors. After hearing fascinating stories and history of the palace you will continue on to Oberammergau. Stroll through the various woodshops in the town with the craftsman hard at work right in front of your eyes, explore the many frescos in the town square and pass by the Passion Play Theater. GUIDED TOURS Innsbruck City Dachau Concentration Camp Tour Dachau Concentration Camp was opened on 22 March 1933 as the first regular concentration camp established by the coalition government of the National Socialist Party (Nazi Party). Built on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory, Dachau Concentration Camp lies 16 km northwest of Munich. Your tour guide will lead you through the somber grounds of the camp, pointing out important historical buildings and monuments. You will visit an exhibit that recounts the terrifying and gruesome days of the Holocaust and watch a video of the history of the camp, including special presentations of the notable prisoners. The memorial site also includes four chapels for the various religions represented among the prisoners. Linderhof Palace Innsbruck City and Crystal World Tour Not far from Garmisch lies the Austrian city of Innsbruck, capital city of the federal state of Tirol in northern Austria and home of the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics. Your tour will begin with a trip to the Swarovski Crystal World in Wattens, Austria. Experience the eclectic and fascinating multimedia art gallery that has become one of the most popular attractions in northern Tirol. Afterward, shop at their largest crystal outlet before heading to Innsbruck for sightseeing historic landmarks and attractions. Youâ€™ll have some free time in the city to enjoy lunch and stroll through the shops. On your way back to Garmisch youâ€™ll make one final stop at the Wilten Basilica, one of the most beautiful in Tirol. Dachau Concentration Camp Alpine Adventures Ettal Monastery LEISURE ACTIVITIES NEW! Night Sledding Night Sledding is perfect for adrenaline junkies looking for speed and fun on the snow. You will head to Ehrwald, Austria for an evening of high speed sledding fun on illuminated slopes where you’ll reach speeds of 15-20 mph. Somersaults are not excluded, but that is simply part of the challenge. Visit the warm guest house on the way down to enjoy food and drinks while listening to live music! Includes helmet, transportation, sled rental and lift pass. Ages 15 and up only, all pay adult price. Available mid-December through Mid-March, subject to snow conditions. Griesbräu Brewery Tour Enjoy the warmth of a true Bavarian Beer Hall in the nearby town of Murnau. Go behind the scenes and learn the secrets of brewing your favorite German beers including helles, dunkel and weissbier. You’ll have an opportunity to sample one of each and try the Griesbräu’s very own beer schnapps! But make sure you pay attention - you’ll be quizzed on what you have learned at the end of the tour. If you pass your exam, you will receive your official Bavarian Brewmeister certification. Bring euro with you if you wish to enjoy the delicious cuisine at the beer hall. Ages 15 and up only, all pay adult price. Bavarian Brotzeit / Ettal Tour Your first stop will be at the “Schaukaserei” in the beautiful Ammergauer Alps. At this cheese factory you will discover how local farmers make cheese and other delicious dairy products. After a tour through the factory and viewing of a short film you will have an opportunity to sample “Brotzeit Teller” - a traditional Bavarian meal. Next, take a short stroll to the Ettal Monastery to see the exquisite Basilica. You will have an opportunity to purchase some of the Monks’ famous home-made beers and liqueurs.You’re final stop will be at an Ettaler woodcarving shop to purchase beautiful crafts and decor. Horse & Carriage Rides Enjoy the simple pleasure of a horse-drawn carriage ride through beautiful Garmisch-Partenkirchen. One of our most popular activities that the whole family can enjoy and a great way to get acquainted with Garmisch. Children 1-14 must pay child’s price. Three time slots available on days that the tour runs. Ho rse and Carriag e Ri Griesbräu Bre we ry des Partnach Gorge Day or Night Tour Experience the spectacular views of a rushing gorge right in the heart of Garmisch. You’ll be given historic information at the Olympic Ski Jump Stadium and at the gorge itself. Then travel through the beautifully carved stone with water flowing through the caverns. If you take the Night Tour you will be guided by torchlight through the gorge. Afterward, indulge in a tasty dessert and/or beverage in the dramatic Partnach Gästhaus. Minimum age for the Night Gorge Tour is 8 years. Day Tour requires a minimum of 5 guests to run, Night Tour requires a minimum of 15 guests. Please wear appropriate shoes/clothing - the gorge can be very wet and slippery in the winter! G Partnach o rg e Alpine Adventures LEISURE ACTIVITIES Indoor Rock Climbing This is an introductory course to rock climbing. Learn basic rock climbing skills, rope work, knots, belay, rappel systems and safety procedures. Class is held at the Hausberg Sport Lodge. See if you can tackle the crag! Minimum of 2 guests to run. Photo Memories A keepsake photograph to capture and remember your stay with us here in beautiful Bavaria. Our staff at Alpine Adventures will take a family photo which you can download from our Flickr site at your convenience: www.flickr.com/photos/edelweissresort The Zugspitze - A Peak Experience The summit view at 2,962 meters is an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Lift tickets can be purchased at Alpine Adventures and are valid any day of the season. One ticket price allows access to the Bayerische Zugspitzbahn, Eibsee-Seilbahn and Gletscherbahn for one trip up and one trip down. Because tickets are non-refundable we suggest purchasing your tickets the morning of your adventure rather than in advance. There are two options for reaching the summit: 1) The blue cog wheel train 2) The Eibsee-Seilbahn cable car For detailed information on reaching the peak please visit the Alpine Adventures kiosk stand or visit www.zugspitze.de Family Bingo Night Looking to win prizes and money? Bingo is fun for the whole family! Check your Edelpost Weekly for times and location every week. Minimum of 15 adults to run. Garmisch-Partenkirchen City Tour The quaint town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen quietly rests in the Werdenfelser Valley at the foot of the majestic Bavarian Alps. Your guide will take you along the cobblestone streets of each town pointing out historic buildings, monuments, architecture, shopping spots and more. You’ll start off with a walk down the historic Ludwigstrasse in Partenkirchen - a part of what was once the Roman Road from Venice to Augsburg. Enjoy the fascinating murals & art of this cobblestone street before heading west toward Garmisch. You will learn the history of Garmisch, peruse the Marienplatz pedestrian zone and enjoy free time to explore or dine in a sidewalk bistro or café. AlpspiX Viewing Platform Experience unmatchable views of the Zugspitze and Höllentall valley from this unique platform hovering more than 3,000 feet above the ground. For more information on how to reach the AlpspiX and to purchase lift tickets please visit Alpine Adventures. Kletterwald High Ropes Course A great team-building or family bonding activity is tackling a high ropes course! Check with Alpine Adventures before heading over to make sure they are open, course may close in inclement weather. Alpine Adventures KIDS ACTIVITIES Ask about our Babysitter list! All CYSitters are trained by USAG Garmisch CYS staff. Visit Alpine Adventures or the Front Desk. Just for Ski Kids Certified instructors teach kids ages 5-7 how to ski on our private slope in a safe and fun environment. Our instructors know how to create a perfect mix of fun, adventure and learning that will provide your children a foundation to build from in the future. The enthusiasm for the sport will quickly spread to your kids and give them the same excitement to participate in the sport for years to come. Available for children ages 5-7. A minimum of 4 paid children for the program to run. Children must be 5 years old on the day of participation. ch-P Garmis to: Markt Pho Kids Night Out Let us entertain the kids for the evening while you spend some quiet time together. Kids have a multitude of activities to do at our Just for Kids Center on the Artillery Kaserne. This program is one of our most successful and encouraged activities. Reservations can be made at Alpine Adventures. Available for children ages 5-12. A minimum of 4 paid children for the program to run. Children must be 5 years old on the day of participation. Please feed children prior to check-in at 1800 hrs. First child is $25, each additional sibling is $20. U.S. Army Garrison Garmisch At the USAG Garmisch Child, Youth & School Services, you will find the same quality programs you receive at your home garrison. If your children are registered with CYS Services at home, we can arrange to have their files sent to us electronically and save you paperwork. Whether you’re here for a few days or a few weeks, we’ll make your time in Garmisch as enjoyable for your kids as it is for you! Child Care Child care for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old is available at the USAG Garmisch Child Development Center, located next to the Edelweiss Resort Vacation Village. The CDC can often accommodate sameday requests, but reservations are recommended. The CDC honors Army Family Covenant entitlements from your home garrison, including free and/or reduced-fee child care hours. Open: Monday – Friday 0700-1700 Closed: Federal holidays Frequently open Friday nights and weekend mornings – please call and check availability DSN: 440-2684 CIV: +49 (0) 8821-750-2684 Middle School/Youth Center Recreational activities for youth in grades 6-12 are available at the USAG Garmisch Middle School/Youth Center, located next to the Edelweiss Resort Vacation Village. The MS/YC offers a TV/lounge area, computer lab, game room, video games and more. Youth are also welcome to participate in MS/YC field trips and sports activities. Open: Monday – Thursday 1430-1800, Friday 1430-2200 Closed: Sundays and federal holidays DSN: 440-2600 CIV: +49 (0) 8821 + 750-2600 Photo: Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG Alpine Adventures ACTIVITY SCHEDULE 1 NOVEMBER 2011 - 30 APRIL 2012 *All tour times and prices are subject to change MONDAY Neuschwanstein Castle Photo Memories Partnach Gorge Night Tour TUESDAY Crown Jewels of Munich City Bavarian Brotzeit / Ettal Tour Kids Night Out (ages 5-12) Night Sledding Horse and Carriage Rides WEDNESDAY Linderhof Palace Partnach Gorge Day Tour Photo Memories Family Bingo Night Griesbräu Brewery THURSDAY Neuschwanstein Castle Bavarian Brotzeit / Ettal Tour Kids Night Out (ages 5-12) Horse and Carriage Rides FRIDAY Innsbruck City and Crystal World Garmisch-Partenkirchen City Tour Photo Memories Night Sledding Griesbräu Brewery SATURDAY Neuschwanstein Castle Kids Night Out (ages 5-12) Partnach Gorge Night Tour Horse and Carriage Rides SUNDAY TOUR Dachau Concentration Camp Partnach Gorge Day Tour Indoor Rock Climbing TIME 0830 - 1700 0900 - 0915 1845 - 2215 0830 - 1700 1130 - 1600 1800 - 2100 1730 - 2200 1700 / 1810 / 1920 0900 - 1430 1300 - 1630 1700 - 1715 1830 - 2230 1815 - 2200 0830 - 1700 1130 - 1600 1800 - 2100 1700 / 1810 / 1920 0830 - 1700 0900 - 1400 1700 - 1715 1730 - 2200 1815 - 2200 0830 - 1700 1800 - 2100 1845 - 2215 1700 / 1810 / 1920 0830 - 1700 1300 - 1630 1730 - 2130 ADULT 15 & up CHILD 5 - 14 INFANT $41 $31 Free Flickr download $22 $17 0-4 $15 N/A $39 $29 $15 $25 $15 $10 $25 first child, $20 each sibling $39 N/A N/A $20 $15 $15 $35 $25 $17 $12 Free Flickr download $25 $5 $39 N/A $15 $10 $5 N/A $41 $31 $15 $25 $15 $10 $25 first child, $20 each sibling $20 $15 $15 $41 $31 $20 $15 Free Flickr download $39 N/A $39 N/A $15 $10 N/A N/A $41 $31 $15 $25 first child, $20 each sibling $22 $17 N/A $20 $15 $15 $35 $17 $27 $25 $12 $27 • All tours require a minimum of 15 guests for the tour to run and all leisure activities require 5 guests, unless otherwise noted. • All reservations will be charged at 1200 noon the day before the tour. No refunds are given if the tour is cancelled by the guest after 1200 noon the day before the tour. • Your waitlist status for ALL activities can change at any point up to departure without warning. It is your responsibility to check your waitlist status with Alpine Adventures. • Each guest (including small children) must have a seat on tours with transportation. • Children 4 years and under must have a child seat (not provided). • Return times are approximate. • All Horse and Carriage sales are final sale. $15 $10 N/A Photo: Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG The Point Wellness Club Relax, Refresh, Renew Relax your body, refresh your spirit and renew your well-being with our pampering services offered in the Point Wellness Club. Our certified aestheticians provide a healing environment that rejuvenate and restore your senses as you refocus your thoughts and quiet your mind. With an array of massage treatments, facials, waxing and body treatments you can find the perfect relaxation technique that will help heal your mind and body. Everyone has a vision of what a relaxing vacation should be. Let us indulge your senses. The Point Wellness Club SPA MENU Body Treatments Due to skin sensitivity, we recommend unshaven and unsunburned skin for spa treatments offered. Massage Treatments Each massage session is tailored to address your specific needs and requests. Add a 30 minute sea salt glow or mud wrap to any individual massage for an additional $35 each. Swedish 60 min. $65 90 min. $95 This classic full-body massage increases circulation, reduces stress and helps eliminate soreness throughout your body. Light to medium pressure is applied throughout the massage. Heated Stone 60 min. $70 90 min. $100 Polished basalt river stones are heated and incorporated into a Swedish massage. The heat from the stones helps melt tension and sedate the central nervous system inducing a state of deep relaxation. Deep 50 min. $65 80 min. $95 This massage features a firmer touch, penetrating to the underlying muscles that can cause chronic pain. These long strokes slowly stretch and release strained muscles. Sports 50 min. $65 This invigorating massage combines compression, mobilization, stretching and uses pressure points to improve circulation and range of motion. Great for post activity. Maternity 50 min. $65 This prenatal treatment is uniquely designed to give relief to the special needs of the mother-to-be. Paired 60 min. $125 *limited to select dates Our paired massage features two tables and two therapists giving a Swedish massage in the same room. Anyone can have a couples massage - husband and wife, mothers and daughters or close friends. Please advise reservationist upon booking if a maternity massage is desired. Therapeutic Essential Oil Wrap 50 min. $60 This treatment begins with a gentle full-body exfoliation followed by a blend of therapeutic essential oils massaged into the skin. To finish, a warm cocooning wrap and scalp massage will have you drifting off to somewhere else. Choose from a detoxing, relaxing or revitalizing blend of essential oils. Sea Salt Glow 50 min. $60 This full body skin treatment exfoliates and stimulates the skin. Sea salt is applied with light strokes and once the salt is removed, cream is slowly worked into the skin. Mud Foot Wrap 50 min. $60 This treatment begins with a warm application to the feet followed by a gentle scrub, mud wrap and foot reflex massage. Our mud foot wrap cleanses and detoxifies, leaving your feet invigorated and relaxed. Purifying 60 min. $70 Indulge in the decadence of a therapeutic oil wrap and a sea salt glow. Facial Treatments All facial treatments include the essentials of quality skin care: a comprehensive consultation, detailed skin analysis, deep cleansing, exfoliation, toning, steam, relaxing massage and moisture. All skin care services are customized for individual skin types, including teens and men. For best benefits, men should shave before treatment. Add a 30 minute oil wrap to any facial for an additional $35. My First Facial / Massage European Facial 60 min. $75 This treatment focuses on relaxation and restoring the natural radiance to your skin. My First Facial Ages 6-14, 30 min. $35 Your kids will love the â€œfull spa experienceâ€? of a cleansing, mask and facial & scalp massage. This treatment will be mild compared to regular facials and will use a limited amount of products. Deep Clean Facial 60 min. $80 This treatment includes a special enzyme peeling mask designed to purify and detox congested skin. Results reveal healthy, smooth skin. Back Facial 50 min. $60 This treatment follows the same steps as the deep clean facial. Best choice for teens, athletes and anyone with problem skin on the back. Teen Facial 60 min. $75 Ages 12 & up Our skilled aestheticians will offer skin care advice for our developing clients while giving a facial specialized for their age group. My First Massage Ages 6-14, 30 min. $35 Choose one, two or all three areas of focus during treatment: foot massage, hand/forearm massage and head/neck/shoulder massage. Duration of treatment will last no longer than 30 minutes, regardless of number of treatments. Parents must remain in the treatment room with your child and therapist throughout the entire treatment. Children will not disrobe during treatment - please wear loose clothing. Add a brow wax to your facial for $15 The Point Wellness Club SPA MENU Waxing Please note the following waxing recommendations prior to scheduling an appointment: Unfortunately, we are unable to perform waxing services on clients who are taking Accutane, RetinA, Alpha Hydroxy or Antibiotics. These all increase skin sensitivity and potential to lift the skin. Hair growth must be approximately 1/4â€? (approximately 3-4 weeks) for best results. Please allow 8 hours before showering and 24 hours after waxing before exposing yourself to the sun, tanning bed, swimming pool and/or hot tub. Brow Lip Chin Arm Chest Underarm $20 ($15 add-on) $15 ($10 add-on) $15 ($10 add-on) $25 $35 $20 Back Bikini (not Brazilian) Bikini & Full Leg Full Leg Half Leg Completely Transform with these Packages Soothing 110-120 min. $135 Enjoy any massage and European facial to get away from it all. Length of treatment depends on choice of massage. Package consists of two separate treatments. Upgrade to a deep clean facial, add $5 Renewal 110 min. $135 Your skin will be glowing from head to toe after a salt glow and a deep clean facial. $35 $30 $65 $40 $30 About the Spa Environment From the moment that you arrive, it is our goal to provide our customers with a peaceful, relaxing experience. Because of our utmost respect for your comfort, as well as the focus of your therapist, we ask you to refrain from bringing your children with you to your treatment. Hours of operation are 0700-2200. Reservations Spa appointments are very popular with guests here at the POiNT Wellness Club. We recommend that appointments be made prior to, or upon arrival in order to meet your scheduling needs. All treatments are subject to availability. While scheduling your appointment, please let us know if you have a gender preference for your therapist. With the exception of any current Youth specials, the following rules apply: Ages 12 or older for facials. All other treatments, ages 15 or older. Ages 15-17 must have a parent in the room during treatment. For reservations please call 08821-944-4150. Extension 4150 from your room. Reservations are available up to two months in advance. Etiquette Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled service to fill out a health intake form and to use the restroom or shower. If you should arrive late, your session may be shortened to ensure the satisfaction of all guests. During each treatment, you will be fully draped and covered with a sheet. Loose clothing is advised for any waxing treatments. Gratuities are not included. Cancellations We require a minimum four hour notice to change or cancel appointments. Cancellations made within four hours are subject to a $20 room charge. No notification will result in a full charge of service. Cancellations must be made directly with the POiNT desk at the number above. Health Drink plenty of water and avoid caffeine/alcohol before and after your treatment. Anyone with a contagious condition such as a cold or flu should not receive a massage. A massage worsens your condition, spreading it throughout the body. Learn to Ride IN THEAlps Winter Sports Instruction Weeks From beginner to advanced lessons, our comprehensive ski and snowboard instructional programs are designed to enhance your skills while enjoying the beautiful Alpine setting. Five, four and two-day programs are available on the dates shown below: Week Program Check-In Ski Days 1 4 Day 12 - 15 Dec Sunday Mon - Thu 2 5 Day 19 - 23 Dec Sunday Mon - Fri 3 5 Day 26 - 30 Dec Sunday Mon - Fri 4 4 Day 2 - 5 Jan Sunday Mon - Thu 5 4 Day 9 - 12 Jan Sunday Mon - Thu 6 2 Day 14 - 15 Jan Friday Sat - Sun 7 4 Day 17 - 20 Jan Monday Tue - Fri 8 4 Day 23 - 26 Jan Sunday Mon - Thu 9 4 Day 30 Jan - 2 Feb Sunday Mon - Thu 10 4 Day 6 - 9 Feb Sunday Mon - Thu 11 4 Day 13 - 16 Feb Sunday Mon - Thu 12 2 Day 18 - 19 Feb Friday Sat - Sun 13 4 Day 21 - 24 Feb Monday Tue - Fri 14 4 Day 27 Feb - 1 Mar Sunday Mon - Thu 15 4 Day 5 - 8 Mar Sunday Mon - Thu Date At Edelweiss Lodge and Resort, slope safety is our number one priority. We will require all Ski Program participants to wear a helmet at all times during the lessons. Photo: Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG Winter Sports Instruction Ski / Snowboard Instructional Programs These 4 and 5-Day Programs are designed to help you improve your skiing and snowboarding skills while meeting new friends, having fun and enjoying the picturesque mountain settings of the Garmisch Valley. You will ski on the same slopes as your favorite Olympic Champions and experience the friendly Bavarian Culture at the same time. We offer classes from beginner through advanced taught by PSIA-AASI certified Instructors. If you have never touched a pair of skis or a snowboard in your life, learn at a leisurely pace on our private beginner ski slope. If you are an intermediate or experienced rider, sharpen your skills with our professional instructors who know the mountain best. Programs include 4 hours of daily instruction, equipment and lift tickets for the ski slopes appropriate to your ability. 5-Day Adult $419 Child / Ski Kids $329 4-Day Adult $349 Child / Ski Kids $269 It is possible to join these programs for a shorter number of days but we encourage you to take advantage of the great price break for completing the whole course and joining in on the final dayâ€™s race competition. Join in 1-Day Adult $129 Child / Ski Kids $109 Join in 2-Day Adult $239 Child / Ski Kids $209 Join in 3-Day Adult $349 Child / Ski Kids $269 Join in 4-Day Adult $419 Child / Ski Kids $329 Two Day Holiday Special Programs These two day packages are specially priced in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Presidents Day Weekends. Programs include 4 hours of daily instruction, equipment and lift tickets for the ski slopes appropriate to your ability. These special prices are only available on above listed Holiday Weekends. The Edelweiss Lodge and Resort will also have special activities for our guests on these weekends. 2-Day Adult $189 Child / Ski Kids $169 Beginner Specials (1 and 2-Day Programs) Especially designed for our guests looking to try skiing or snowboarding for the first time. Learn the basic fundamentals at a leisurely pace on our private beginner ski slope. Our expert instructors will take you from equipment introduction to speed control through turn shape. The Beginner Special includes a 4-hour beginner lesson, equipment and a Hausberg Backyard Ski Pass for our private beginners ski slope. One day not enough? Sign up for a 2â€“Day Beginner Special starting on Mondays and Saturdays. 1-Day All ages $99 (available every day) 2-Day All ages $189 (available every weekend Sat-Sun and first 2 days of ski program) Child / Ski Kids prices will be $169 if taken during Holiday Special Program dates 2-Hour Lessons These 2 hour lessons are designed to focus on specific areas of growth as a skier or snowboarder. You can book these as Private, Semi-Private or Group lessons. These are available for all skill levels and are especially helpful for experienced riders looking to brush up on skills and get acquainted with the ski runs appropriate to their abilities. The 2-hour lessons do not include equipment or lift tickets to the German Slopes which must be purchased separately. Skiing on our private beginner slope is included for the duration of the lesson. These 2-Hour lessons may only be booked through the Hausberg Sports Lodge as they are subject to instructor availability. Group (6-12 persons) $40 Semi-Private (2-5 persons) $50 Private (1 person) $90 All Group Lessons meet at 0900 hrs and commence at 0930 hrs Please contact our Vacation Planning Center to sign-up for any multi-day programs. Beginner Specials can also be booked at Alpine Adventures or Hausberg Sport Lodge. 2-Hour Lessons can only be booked through Hausberg Sport Lodge, subject to instructor availability. If canceled less than 14 days prior to the program the following cancellation fees apply: 4-5 Day Programs $50 fee, 2-Day Programs $25 fee, 1-Day or 2-Hour Lessons $10 fee. Gratuities are not included. Open Daily (Thanksgiving through March): 0800 - 1730 when Classic Valley is open 0800 - 1330, 1500 - 1800 when only Zugspitze is open DSN 440-2548 4581 from an Edelweiss Resort house phone Winter Sports Equipment Rental Alpine Ski & Snowboard Equipment Daily Five-Day Skis / Boots / Poles, Adult $27 $110 Skis / Boots / Poles, Child $24 $100 Ski Package with Clothing, Adult $32 $130 Ski Package with Clothing, Child $29 $125 Snowboard Package (boots & board), Adult $32 $130 Snowboard Package (boots & board), Child $32 $130 Snowboard / Boots / Pants / Jacket, Adult $37 $150 Snowboard / Boots / Pants / Jacket, Child $37 $150 Skis $20 $80 Boots $12 $50 Poles $7 $25 Snowboard $25 $100 Ski Jacket, Adult $9 $35 Ski Jacket, Child $9 $35 Ski Pants, Adult $9 $35 Ski Pants, Child $9 $35 Helmets $9 $35 $12 $45 Other Equipment Sleds 3 hours $6 Ski & Snowboard Repair Shop Lift Tickets Lift Tickets for the 2011 / 2012 Winter Season will be available to purchase at Alpine Adventures or the Hausberg Sport Lodge. The prices are unavailable at time of printing the Winter Activity Guide - please visit Alpine Adventures, Hausberg Sport Lodge or our website for more information. Please note Lift Ticket prices may fluctuate during the season due to the exchange rate. Lift Tickets can be purchased to the following slopes: • Hausberg Sport Lodge Backyard Pass • Classic Valley • Zugspitze • Berg-Tal (for sight-seeing only via Hausbergbahn) Hot Wax (Brushed) $7 Hot Wax (Ironed) $10 Edge Sharpening $12 Base Repair $10-$20 1/2 Tune-Up (Edges, Wax & Base), Skis $22 1/2 Tune-Up (Edges, Wax & Base), Snowboard $27 Full Tune-Up (1/2 Tune & Base Repair), Skis $37 Full Tune-Up (1/2 Tune & Base Repair), Snowboard $42 If you decide to keep your equipment longer you will simply be charged for any extra days you keep your rental. Guests can make room charges for rental, retail purchase and lift tickets at Hausberg Sport Lodge. Photo: Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG See you THIS Summer! A Destination For All Seasons As a year-round travel destination, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers outdoor enthusiasts an array of fun and exciting activities with a stunning backdrop to accompany the thrills. This summer find yourself paragliding from one of Germanyâ€™s highest mountains, white water rafting down a raging river, biking through the many trails in the city or just relaxing in town soaking up some sun. For more information on these and more activities offered during your visit please download last yearâ€™s Summer Activity Guide on our website: www.EdelweissLodgeandResort.com Photo: Markt Garmisch-Partenkirchen