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2011

SUMMER Activity Guide


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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 exquisite 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.

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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 Summer 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 One of the top tourist destinations in all of Germany, King Ludwig’s “Disney Castle” is an enjoyable experience for the whole family. After a scenic drive through Germany you will first visit the Wießkirche, a pilgrimage church of the Baroque/Rococo style and the Ammertal wood carving shop for an opportunity to purchase beautifully crafted decor. Then continue on to visit one of the most recognizable castles in the world - Neuschwanstein. You will tour the elaborate rooms and learn of this eccentric King’s life. It is a 45-minute uphill walk to reach the castle entrance. Alternative means are available for an additional Euro fee.

Three Country Tour Enjoy breathtaking views of the German and Austrian Alps, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Stops along the way include Mils, Austria; Flüela Pass, Davos, Wolfgang Pass, Switzerland; and Vaduz, Liechtenstein. You will have time for shopping, meals and exploration at each of these locations. Bolzano & Vipiteno, Italy In the foothills of the Italian Dolomites rests the famous remains of Ötzi, the 5,300-year-old iceman, in the South Tirol Museum of Archeology. The city center features charming shops and cafés where one can sample both Italian and Austrian specialties. This tour also stops in Vipiteno, known for its Italian wine and leather goods of South Tirol. Sightseers are well rewarded with beautiful mountain vistas and postcard castles as you travel through the magnificent Brenner Pass.

Linderhof Palace Enjoy local folklore and descriptive information of the area as you travel to Linderhof Palace. Upon arrival you will be guided through King Ludwig’s summer home by a certified English speaking guide. After the palace tour you will visit Oberammergau where you will have time to shop at the famous wood carving shops, explore the many frescos the town has to offer and have a view of the world renown Passion Play Theater.


Alpine Adventures

GUIDED TOURS

Berchtesgaden Eagle’s Nest Travel to the Obersalzberg area to view one of the most interesting and historic buildings from WWII in all of Germany. You’ll be given information along the way before ascending to the scenic Eagle’s Nest overlooking the valley. In the event of inclement weather the tour will visit the Eagle’s Nest documentation center or the salt mine, as decided by the tour group. After your visit you’ll stop in Berchtesgaden for lunch and shopping. Dachau Concentration Camp “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work makes you free) takes you into the solemn Concentration Camp of Dachau. You will view an English video presentation about the camp and tour the museum. Afterwards you may explore the compound on your own or follow a guide. This tour is not recommended for children under the age of 12. Children under the age of 12 are not allowed to watch the documentary film or enter the theater.

Crown Jewels of Munich City Travel to the capital of Bavaria for a full day of everything Munich. You’ll pass by the grounds of the world-famous Oktoberfest held every year, tour the Rathaus town hall and witness the time-honored tradition of the Glockenspiel play clock chiming with dancers, jousters and knights. Afterwards you’ll walk to the Hofbräuhaus, one of the city’s oldest breweries, and lastly make your way to the Residenz to view crown jewels of Munich’s past royals. You’ll then have time for shopping, lunch and exploration of the Marienplatz.

Crystal World & Innsbruck City Visit the Swarovski Crystal World in Wattens, Austria. You’ll have the chance to experience the eclectic and fascinating multimedia art gallery that has become one of Tirol’s most popular attractions. Then shop at their largest crystal outlet before heading to Innsbruck, home of the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics for sightseeing. On the way home you’ll stop at the Wilten Basilica, one of the most beautiful basilicas in Northern Tirol.


Alpine Adventures

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

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. Griesbräu Brewery Join a unique hands-on experience at the Griesbräu Brewery. Get an up-close showing of how your favorite types of beers are brewed including Helles, Dunkel & Weissbier, along with tasting their very own beer schnapps. Afterwards relax and enjoy the atmosphere of a true Bavarian beer hall. 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.

Partnach Gorge (also offered as a bike 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. Afterward, indulge in a tasty dessert and/or beverage in the dramatic Partnach Gästhaus. Partnach Gorge Bike Tour is the same, but travel to/from the gorge is via bicycle.


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 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. Eibsee Boat Excursion A short bus ride to the foot of Germany’s highest peak brings you to Lake Eibsee. First, enjoy a calm boat ride around the lake (weather permitting) and then choose to relax on the pebble shore, hike around the lake yourself or indulge in a dessert or beverage at the nearby lakeside restaurant. You can also rent a paddle boat for around 8 euros an hour.

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 three options for reaching the summit: 1) The cog wheel train from the Eibsee 2) The Eibsee-Seilbahn cable car 3) The blue Zugspitzbahn train For detailed information on reaching the peak please visit the Alpine Adventures kiosk stand or visit www.zugspitze.de

AlpspiX Experience unmatchable views of the Zugspitze and HĂśllentall 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.


Alpine Adventures

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Munich Zoo Family Outing One of the largest zoos in all of Germany, the Munich Zoo is fun for the whole family. The Munich Zoo Hellabrunn was founded in 1911 as the first Geo-zoo worldwide. The animals live according to their geographic distribution in complex communities. If you follow the icons you will travel around the world and experience the different habitats.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen City Tour Begin your tour by taking a stroll down Ludwigstrasse, the oldest part of Partenkirchen. Your guide will point out the historic murals, guest houses and give the fascinating history of this quaint city. After a quick drive into Garmisch you’ll peruse the farmer’s market and enjoy free time to explore the unique Marienplatz or dine in a charming restaurant.

BMW World / Olympia Park Discover a modern day landmark in Munich: the BMW World. We will visit the double cone structure of the new BMW Car Showroom. You will then have a chance to “make your own” BMW with their interactive facility. Afterwards we’ll have lunch at the beautiful Olympia Park, used in the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Farchant Nature & Waterfall Hike Come explore what the hiking trails in Farchant have to offer.  With just a ten minute drive you can find yourself at the base of some the most impressive waterfalls in the Garmisch valley.  The Farchant hiking trail is filled with many types of plant & animal life along with amazing photo opportunities.  At the end of the hike give your feet a rest by experiencing a real Bavarian foot bath, cold but refreshing. Tour is weather-dependent. Includes an uphill 20-min hike. Participants should wear seasonal clothing, weather appropriate gear and comfortable walking shoes. (Strollers are not recommended).


Alpine Adventures

Just for Kids Every day at Just For Kids is an adventure. We know how to provide kids a great time through encouragement, education, exploration and achievement. Bavaria offers an excellent playground of activities for kids to discover the joy of learning a new activity and culture. Simply put, our instructors love kids and their genuine excitement will shine through to the kids. 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.

KIDS ACTIVITIES

Ask about our Babysitter list! All CYSitters are trained by USAG Garmisch CYS staff. Visit Alpine Adventures or the Front Desk.

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


Alpine Adventures

ACTIVITY SCHEDULE 1 MAY - 31 OCTOBER 2011

Three Country Tour Crown Jewels of Munich City Just for Kids Bavarian Brotzeit / Ettal Tour Kids Night Out (ages 5-12) Horse and Carriage Rides Griesbräu Brewery Bolzano & Vipiteno, Italy Innsbruck City & Crystal World Just For Kids Munich Zoo Partnach Gorge Bike & Hike Farchant Nature Hike Photo Memories Family BINGO Night

SUNDAY

SATURDAY

FRIDAY

THURSDAY

TUESDAY

Berchtesgaden Eagle’s Nest Neuschwanstein Castle Just for Kids Photo Memories Indoor Rock Climbing Partnach Gorge

WEDNESDAY

MONDAY

TOUR

BMW World / Olympia Park Dachau Concentration Camp Neuschwanstein Castle Just for Kids Indoor Rock Climbing Bavarian Brotzeit / Ettal Tour Kids Night Out (ages 5-12) Horse and Carriage Rides Three Country Tour Crown Jewels of Munich City Just for Kids Garmisch-Partenkirchen City Tour Photo Memories Griesbräu Brewery

TIME

ADULT

0700 - 2000 0830 - 1700 0830 - 1630 0900 - 0915 0900 - 1300 1300 - 1630

$57 $41

0700 - 2000 0830 - 1700 0830 - 1630 1000 - 1430 1800 - 2100 1800 / 1910 / 2020 1815 - 2200 0700 - 2000 0830 - 1700 0830 - 1630 0900 - 1600 1300 - 1700 1300 - 1600 1700 - 1715 1830 - 2130 0800 - 1600 0830 - 1700 0830 - 1700 0830 - 1630 0900 - 1300 1000 - 1430 1800 - 2100 1800 / 1910 / 2020 0700 - 2000 0830 - 1700 0830 - 1630 0900 - 1400 1700 - 1715 1815 - 2200

Berchtesgaden Eagle’s Nest Neuschwanstein Castle Partnach Gorge Indoor Rock Climbing Kids Night Out (ages 5-12) Horse and Carriage Rides

0700 - 2000 0830 - 1700 1300 - 1630 1730 - 2130 1800 - 2100 1800 / 1910 / 2020

Linderhof Palace Eibsee Boat Ride Excursion Indoor Rock Climbing

0830 - 1430 1300 - 1700 1730 - 2130

15 & up

CHILD 5 - 14

$39 $31 $40 Free Flickr download $27 $27 $17 $12

INFANT 0-4

$20 $15 N/A

$10

$57 $39

$39 $20 $29 $15 $40 N/A $25 $20 $10 $25 first child, $20 each sibling $20 $15 $15 $30 $20 $10 $57 $41

$39 $31 $40 $35 $25 $25 $17 $15 $10 Free Flickr download $25

$20 $15 N/A $10 $15

$5

$35 $35 $41

$25 N/A $25 $15 $31 $15 $40 N/A $27 $27 N/A $25 $20 $15 $25 first child, $20 each sibling $20

$15

$57 $39

$15

$39 $29 $40 $20 $15 Free Flickr download

$20 $15 N/A $10

$30

$10

$20

$57 $39 $20 $41 $31 $15 $17 $12 $10 $27 $27 N/A $25 first child, $20 each sibling $20

$15

$15

$35 $17 $27

$25 $12 $27

$15 $10 N/A

• 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.


The Point Wellness Club SPA MENU

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.

About the Spa

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.

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.

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.

My First Facial / Massage My First Facial Ages 6-14, 30 min. $35 Your kids will love the “full spa experience� 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. 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.

Reservations Spa appointments are very popular with guests here at the POiNT Wellness Center. 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 weeks 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, but appreciated. 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.


The Point Wellness Club

Body Treatments

SPA MENU

Due to skin sensitivity, we recommend unshaven and unsunburned skin for spa treatments offered.

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 1/4� (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.

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

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

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. European Facial 60 min. $75

This treatment focuses on relaxation and restoring the natural radiance to your skin.

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.

Add a brow wax to your facial for $15


Big Adventure

High Adventures Activities

ACTIVITIES

These activities are conducted by our partner contract professionals. All feature fully certified guides and instructors. All of these companies adhere to the highest safety standards in the industry. Activities are subject to availability and minimum participation requirements. Advanced booking recommended. For detailed information on these activities please visit our website: www.edelweisslodgeandresort.com. Tandem Paragliding Flights* Daily Flights • $115 plus lift ticket (approximately 15 Euros) Take a tandem flight with an experienced instructor off the Kreuzeck Mountain. It is around an 11 minute flight down. You may take your camera with you to photograph the whole experience. Sign up in Alpine Adventures. Report at 0745 hrs in Alpine Adventures the day of your flight to receive directions to the meeting point, a flight time and a voucher for payment. Activity is weather dependent and flights are offered in the morning. It is a 10-15 minute walk or a 5 minute drive to the meeting point. SUPPLIED: Helmet, safety gear, instructor. REQUIRED: Sturdy shoes (no flip-flops or sandals), long pants (no jeans), weather appropriate gear, water bottle and Euros for lift ticket. LIMITS: Minimum age 8 years. Weight limit of 100 kilos (220 lbs). 4-Day Paragliding Ground Course* See course dates below • $375 This four day course consists of theory and practical experience. You must complete 20 flights ranging from 40-100 meters. The flights for this course are made behind the American Hausberg Lodge. All take off points are reached by foot so be prepared to do a lot of hiking. Flights cannot be done in adverse weather conditions but the minimum number of flights will be rain checked if required. Upon completion of the 4-day course you may fly with a certified instructor. You must complete the required number of flights in order to move on to the High Flight Courses. Sign up in Alpine Adventures. 4-DAY GROUND COURSE DATES: 26-29 Apr, 7-10 May, 23-26 Jun, 7-10 Jul, 30 Jul-2 Aug, 15-18 Aug, Combined weekends: 21-22 & 28-29 May High Flight Course, Part I* See course dates below • $550 plus lift ticket (approximately 75-100 Euros) You must have completed the 4-Day Course and 20 flights from 40-100 meters to start this course. Flights for this course are made from the Ski Stadium and from the Kreuzeck Ski Area. During this course you must complete 10 flights from over 100 meters and 5 flights from over 400 meters. Flying is usually done in the mornings and there are theory classes to attend in the afternoons. Upon completion of these flights and theory you may move on to the High Flight Course, Part II. The course fee includes all equipment necessary. Sign up in Alpine Adventures. HIGH FLIGHT COURSE, PART I DATES: 30 May-3 Jun, 11-15 Jul, 3-7 Aug, 31 Aug-4 Sep

Soar ABOVE the Alps!

High Flight Course, Part II* See course dates below • $850 plus lift ticket (valid thru Oct 2011) and test fee (approximately 335 Euros) You must have completed the High Flight Course, Part I to move on to Part II. Flights for this course are made from the Kreuzeck Ski Area. During this course you must complete 25 flights from over 400 meters. Flying is usually done in the mornings and there are theory classes to attend in the afternoons. You will note that these classes vary in length to accommodate weather and wind tendencies during those times. Upon completion of these flights and theory you may take the written and practical test. Upon successful completion of the written and practical examination given by the Deutscher Hangegleiterverband you will receive your A-License. This license is recognized worldwide. The written examination has been translated into English. The course fee includes all equipment necessary. Sign up in Alpine Adventures. HIGH FLIGHT COURSE, PART II DATES: 4-12 Jun, 16-24 Jul, 8-14 Aug, 5-11 Sep

* Transportation to activity is not included


Big Adventure

ACTIVITIES

Kletterwald, High Ropes Course* Individual Rate: $25 per adult, $20 per child Family Rate: $25 per adult, $20 per child, third child is free (ID required) Group Rate: $20 per adult, $20 per child, group must have 10 participants Enjoy a day of climbing with many different courses available high in the trees on the Wank mountain in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. There you have the choice between 5 different courses, all with different difficulty, ranging from beginner to advanced. All ages are welcome to try out the courses, great for team building and/or family activity. Sign up in Alpine Adventures.10 minute drive or reachable by bus. SUPPLIED: Belaying equipment, helmets, harnesses are included. REQUIRED: Sturdy shoes, loose clothing, weather appropriate gear LIMITS: Ages 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult on the course itself, minimum age is 6 years old. Adult is 14 yrs & older, child is 13 yrs & younger.

White Water Rafting* Adults Mon-Fri $55, Sat-Sun $60 • Youth (12-18 yrs) Daily $50 One of our most popular programs! Alpine Adventures will book a white water rafting trip on the fast moving Inn River in Austria. This activity includes a safety lecture, paddle & stroke demonstration and the river trip itself. Sign up in Alpine Adventures. Approximately 1.5 hour drive to the rafting center. SUPPLIED: Safety equipment (wetsuit, jacket, helmet, life vest, water shoes) and guide. REQUIRED: Swimsuit, towel, a change of clothing and PASSPORT or ID Card with leave documents/orders. LIMITS: Minimum age 12 years. Must be able to swim. TRIP TIMES: Mon - Fri: 0900 & 1230 in Haiming, Austria Sat - Sun: 0900, 1230 & 1530 in Haiming, Austria (arrive 15 minutes early)

Advanced White Water Rafting* Mon-Fri $125, Sat-Sun $130 Check out our ultimate challenge! Warm up in the morning on the Inn River, take a break, and then head to the thrills of the Otzaller Ache River; great fun and bigger thrills! Sign up in Alpine Adventures. Approximately 1.5 hour drive to the rafting center. SUPPLIED: Safety equipment (wetsuit, spray jacket, helmet, life vest, water shoes). REQUIRED: Swimsuit, towel, a change of clothing and PASSPORT or ID Card with leave documents/orders. LIMITS: Minimum age 16 years. Must be able to swim. TRIP TIMES: 0830 in Haiming, Austria (arrive 15 minutes early)

* Transportation to activity is not included


Big Adventure

ACTIVITIES Tennis Lessons available! Inquire within Alpine Adventures.

Looking to get some exercise while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Garmisch and surrounding towns? Bike rental is for you! Visit The POiNT Wellness Club for pricing and rental information.

Flat-Water Raft Trips* $35 Adults, $25 Children 14 & under Join us for a relaxing float trip on the beautiful Loisach River. This 2-3 hr scenic float trip is great fun. Be ready for some wet and wild action as a water war is sure to break out along the way. 1000-1300 daily. Sign up in Alpine Adventures. LIMITS: Minimum age 8 years. Must be accompanied by an adult and be able to swim. REQUIRED: Swimsuit, towel, change of clothing, lunch and drinks.

Mountain Bike Rental Prices Adult Bike Tandem Bike Child Bike

Hourly $7 $10 $5

Adult Bike with... Child’s Seat Child’s Trailer Child’s Pedal Trailer

1/2 Day $15 $20 $10

$20 $22 $22

Full Day $20 $30 $15

$27 $30 $30

2 Days $35 $50 $25

$45 $70 $39

5 Days $80 $120 $60

$105 $170 $20

These bikes are intended for leisure riding during daylight hours only. Off-road and trail riding is done at guests’ own risk and is not recommended by the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort. You will be charged a fee for damaged bikes. No refunds due to inclement weather. No refunds on multi-day rentals. Four hours or less is a half-day rental. Four or more hours is a full day rental. Please return by dark on rental day. We do not accept reservations on bike rentals. Each rider must be present at the POiNT Wellness Club desk to rent a bike.

Canyoning* Daily $95 Europe’s latest craze, a combination of climbing, rappelling, jumping and swimming will help you discover the mystical mountain gorges and nature in its most unspoiled form. Canyoning requires no extra skill or training, other than an average fitness level, balance and a good head for heights. Sign up in Alpine Adventures. Approximately 1.5 hour drive to the meeting point. SUPPLIED: Safety equipment (wetsuit, jacket, helmet, climbing harness, and hiking boots). REQUIRED: Swimsuit, towel, a change of clothing and PASSPORT or ID Card and leave documents/orders. LIMITS: Minimum age 14 years. You must be able to swim. TRIP TIMES: 0830 in Haiming, Austria (arrive 15 minutes early) Kayaking* One-day course $80, three-day course $200 Learn the fun and exciting sport of kayaking. Day one starts out on a local lake for introduction to kayak paddle strokes, games and theory. Groups may even hit the river on the first day, depending on progress made on the lake. Following days will introduce river running and exploration of more challenging sections of the river. Sign up in Alpine Adventures. LIMITS: Minimum age 12 years. You must be able to swim. PROVIDED: All technical and safety equipment and instruction. REQUIRED: Swimsuit, towel, change of clothing, lunch and drinks.

* Transportation to activity is not included


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THIS Winter!

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 winter find yourself skiing or snowboarding in the Alps, sledding down a mountain of fresh powder or relaxing in the outdoor hot tub as snow gently drifts to the valley floor. For more information on these and more activities offered during your visit please download last year’s Winter Activity Guide on our website:

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