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SKI GUIDE | NORTHERN HEMISPHERE

#ILOVESKIING THE BEST OF NORTHERN HEMISPHERE USA • CANADA • EUROPE

NEW

SKI SEASON

2019


EDITORIAL

Ski with no limits There are absolutely no possible limits for anyone who likes to ski. Anyone who already had the sensational pleasure of sliding the skis on the slopes of a mountain never hopes for it to be their last time. Certainly, anyone who has tried skiing can be sure that it was a great experience - and surely will want more. The desire to engage in both learning and perfecting is inherent in skiing. Limits? There are none. Mountain ranges cuts across every countries and understands only one language, that of snow. SKIUSA speaks exactly that language and has the pleasure of CMO

presenting the best destinations for skiing in the Northern Hemisphere.

Ana Paula Gaz MARKETING & COMMERCIAL DIRECTION Syama Reyes MARKETING E COMMERCIAL Tatiane Pregeli

The season is full of news. Inauguration of tracks, hotels, passes that allow more than one ski resort to be connected. Not to mention the ease of being able to arrive, with everything organized, to the most beautiful

EDITOR Gabriela Aguerre

snowy scenarios in the world. The most popular ski resorts, the most

CONTENT ANALYST Isabela Ferreira Tainá Nunes MARKETING SUPPORT Jessica Zekic

convenient scenarios, ideal for families, perfect for couples. All these are herein explained in detail. Whether you are a beginner or an expert there will always be the perfect option according to the traveler’s profile.

Mariana Bua Anne Panjota DESIGNER Sergio Henrique Siriguti

We are here to help you in a way that proves our more than 23 years of experience and trajectory.

ILLUSTRATORS Nik Neves Nina de Camargo PRODUCTS Anelize Beal Bianca Zuanella Joyce Miranda Júlia Alves Renata Higa CEO TTW GROUP SKIBrasil | SKIUSA | SELECTIONS

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INDEX

44 UNITED STATES

United States: The best ski resorts in the country spread across the mountain chains of Colorado, Utah, California, Nevada and Wyoming

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YOUR NEXT SKI VACATIONS! Organize your trip with SKIUSA makes

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HELISKI Experts reveal everything about flying to ski

Explore the most iconic destinations in the world

the whole difference

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IKON PASS

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BEYOND SKIING Winter calendar you can’t miss

TELLURIDE Discovering a hidden jewel in Colorado

PARK CITY Taking a tour like a local to the best of this town

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MONT TREMBLANT Major investments in ski infrastructure


CANADA From the peaks of British Columbia and Alberta, on the west coast, to the adorable ambience of Tremblant, on the east coast, we know the most incredible resorts in Canada

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Cradle of skiing, the Ancient Continent harbors destinations that are true symbolisms of sport: St. Moritz, Courchevel, Crans-Montana ...

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NORTH LAKE TAHOE Play, indulge, Relax, Experience

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PREVIEW VALLE NEVADO The best of Chile for ski season

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in the Southern Hemisphere

SKI BUTLERS Luxury to your feet, practical and convenient service.

GO PRO HERO6

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It was never so easy to capture

PREVIEW PORTILLO Portillo’s uniqueness and charm for Southern Hemisphere ski season

and share your moments

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CLUB MED 10 reasons why to chose all inclusive ski vacations

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GET READY Tips to get you planning your next ski trip

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Why organize your ski holiday with

SKIUSA

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With SKIUSA, you’ll PAY NO MORE than anywhere else, including external internet sites.

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Same for CLASSES: group or private, we help you choose the best for you. We have

We will always tell you about the BEST DEALS. In the ski world there are many opportunities for those who organize in advance

direct contacts with all the schools and

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WE ARE SKI EXPERTS and we will

help you make the best choices for your trip. Want a romantic ski hotel for two? Are you taking your children for the first time? Prefer to ski backcountry?

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relationships with the best instructors in each ski resort.

TIME SAVING! All this without you having

to worry about emails, phone calls and

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messages to several different people. At Your comfort first: at the

SKIUSA, an expert takes care of every

airport, your TRANSFER

detail and organizes everything for you.

will be waiting for you. You deserve to rest!

How about a gourmet experience on

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the mountain? Tell us what you want; SKIUSA will help make this happen.

We also thought about the SUPERMARKET RUN!

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Choose the items you would

SKI PASSES? Yes, we

you adore, gluten free items ...

organize all and always with

You name it; we’ll provide it

like to have in your refrigerator

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upon arrival: special fruits,

Even during your trip, we will be at your disposal 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK AT NO ADDITIONAL COST. Want to make some changes? Need to ask a question? Count on

favorite cookies, a cheese

SKIUSA at any time

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the best prices.

With the EQUIPMENT, we recommend the best options for you to choose before arriving at the resort. But wait there’s more - we organize everything so that you can receive them directly in your condo, house or hotel.

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For gourmet travelers:

MORE THAN EXPERTS:

we’ll send in advance

we are passionate about the

the BEST RESTAURANT

snow world. We have been in the

SUGGESTIONS for you to

market for more than 23 years and have already organized

choose from. We’ll take care

around 200 thousand

of reservations.

ski trips

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Everything you would like to know about

HELISKI — but there was no one to ask SKIUSA reveals the mysteries of this challenging and exciting modality

WHAT IS HELISKI? It is an off-track modality that allows you to carve completely intact areas, not accessible by lifts, in an unusual and safe way: on board a helicopter.

BUT DO I HAVE TO JUMP OUT OF A HELICOPTER? Absolutely not. Jumping from a helicopter is not only dangerous, nor is it allowed! After landing, the guide provides the necessary support so that everyone disembarks safely.

ARE THERE SEVERAL LEVELS OF HELISKI? Sure. If you want to try the magnificent powder snow, but you’re unsure about your readiness, there’s no problem! We will take you to special areas to improve your skills.

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WHAT IS A CMH LODGE? CMH is the acronym for Canadian Mountain Holidays, which brings together 12 lodges spread throughout British Columbia, Canada, in different ski areas, with powder snow and incredible descents. The lodges are wonderful, each with a different feature. At the Valemount Lodge, for example, the experience is even more special: situated in a valley, with excellent ski conditions, it hosts only 10 people at a time.

I HEARD THAT EVERYONE IS FED VERY WELL. IS IT TRUE? Yes! In the CMH lodges, the passion for powder snow is as great as for gastronomy. The dinners are served in stages, harmonized with delicious wines. Every meal is an opportunity to celebrate - good food, good company and good stories about the mountain.

DO YOU NEED TO HAVE ADVANCED LEVEL KNOWLEDGE? Not that much. From the intermediary level, if you dominate skiing on any type of terrain and feel comfortable in the most diverse snow conditions, you can do it!

CAN CHILDREN GO? Yes. The minimum age is 12 years, and for Powder Intro, 14. They must ski accompanied by parents or guardians, and two guides.

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MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CMH: THE HELISKI PIONEERS

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In 1959 Hans Gmoser created the Canadian Mountain

The passion to explore wonderful scenarios with people

Holidays, known as CMH, and since then he has been

from all over the world - and to make friends for life

investing on 12 different skiable areas scattered over more

along the way -, is still on and serves as the motivating

than 7.5 million acres. That’s a lot! Practically one-third the

factor to continue promoting experiences like these.

size of the territory of Switzerland, with powder snow and

As pioneers, for them “security is above all”. Based on

incredible descents. Hans’ goal was to share the natural

logical analogy, they are still the greatest experts in the

beauty of Canada and adventures full of excitement. In

field, always looking for the latest technologies for safe

1965, he organized the first group for a heliski tour.

and unforgettable adventures.


TRUE IMERSIONS OF SKI Accommodation for each style of practitioner seeking uncharted snow

Specialized in receiving skiers eager to train on snows that have never been trodden on before, the CMH lodges extend to remote areas of British Columbia, amid an incredible amount of powder snow and varied terrain. Accommodation in the lodges can last three, five or seven days, with daily helicopter departures - each time heading for a new peak, of course. In addition to the unforgettable descents, meals which are taken in the properties tend to be exceedingly great. In addition, the facilities of the lodges allow moments of relaxation in alternatives such as massages and spa treatments, whirlpool baths and drinks in front of the fireplace. It is a real immersion for sports lovers.

Price range: $

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Telluride

Room to breathe Refresh your senses and craft your own Telluride mountain adventure 14


What makes the ideal vacation getaway? You

order. Decisions, decisions.

won’t know until you visit Telluride. Perennially named as one of the top ski resorts in the Nestled within the 14,000-foot peaks of the

world, there are so many experiences to choose from:

San Juan Mountains in southwest Colorado,

from a lineup of chef-inspired restaurants, specially-

Telluride is where you’ll get to cross numerous

selected world-class wines, award-winning hotels with

items off your bucket list—likely within just

stunning panoramic views of the towering San Juans,

one visit. The tough part is choosing which

and unique spa facilities that keep you on cloud nine

adventure you want, where to start and in what

with their innovative treatments.

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THEN THERE’S THE SKIING.

With about 280 inches (711 cm) of snowfall each year, over 2,000 acres of legendary terrain, and unparalleled scenery, its unspoiled character is truly a skier’s paradise. And there’s seemingly endless trails to choose from. The resort’s expansive lift network offers 19 lifts to a variety of terrain for beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers.

Beginners can start on the gentle slopes Ute Park and The Meadows, then enjoy the smooth 4-mile run of the Galloping Goose—all of which are perfect for enjoying the breathtaking scenery of the San Juans Mountain, home to more 13,000 and 14,000 foot peaks than anywhere else in North America. With a newly installed 320-foot covered magic carpet and a new Terrain Based Learning™ program, along with a renowned ski school made up of world-class ski instructors, newcomers to the sport get the freedom to enjoy learning without ever feeling crowded or pressured.

The resort’s most popular run, The See Forever trail, as well as Prospect Bowl are ideal for the intermediate skiers. While Telluride is world-renowned for its expert and extreme terrain, some of the most legendary in the world, such as The Plunge, KANT-MAK-M, Revelation Bowl, Black Iron Basin and Gold Hill Chutes.

Additionally, Telluride made headlines this year on its new alliance with the Epic Pass™—an international ski pass that gives access to 64 ski resorts across the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, France, Italy, Switzerland and Austria. Full Epic Pass, Epic 7 Day and Epic 4 Day passholders

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now receive up to seven days of skiing at Telluride with no blackout dates or restrictions.

After an exhilarating day on the slopes, guests have dining options from Telluride’s array of signature on-mountain restaurants like Alpino Vino and Bon Vivant, or the New Sheridan Chop House and 221 Oak Street down in the Town of Telluride, where celebrated chefs and wine sommeliers meticulously pair their delicacies with internationally-curated wines.

Transportation to Telluride gets easier each season, with new and expanded air service added every year. Travelers can conveniently fly nonstop from Los Angeles International (LAX) and San Francisco International (SFO) to Montrose-Telluride Regional Airport (MTJ). Other options include air service from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) or Houston (IAH) into Montrose-MTJ.

There is one choice you won’t have to make: you won’t need to rent a car when you’re in Telluride, thanks to their iconic, one-of-a-kind free pedestrian gondola that travels from the Town of Telluride to the resort.

“Telluride is truly unlike any other ski resort that you’ve ever discovered,” said Bill Jensen, Partner and CEO of Telluride Ski Resort. “From the lack of crowds and lift lines to the unique experiences we offer, combined with the surrounding beauty of the San Juans, it’s easy to feel like this is your own personalized resort. That, to me, is what Telluride is all about: it’s a getaway that’s impossible to forget.”

And as frequent visitors often say: you’ll never forget your first time in Telluride.

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The new sensations of

Park City Famous for the largest ski area in the Americas, for the charming Main Street and the excellent restaurants, the resort welcomes the 2018/19 season with many novelties.

Park City impresses even the most demanding. The city is enchanting for its old buildings with colorful facades, art galleries, excellent restaurants, and the charming main street, where the Sundance Festival is held. Located in Utah, it has undergone great transformations over time. In the nineteenth century it went through the boom of silver mining in the United States, which caused rapid growth. In 1963, Park City began operating the Treasure Mountain Resort, which made it one of the most important ski destinations in the country, only 35 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport. Park City Mountain Resort, which has the largest ski area in the United States, and Deer Valley Resort, famous for first-class service to skiers, are the two ski resorts of this destination. Even after so many transformations, the city continues to innovate. The 2018/19 season promises new attractions for those looking for adventure and fun in the snow.

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STRONG EMOTIONS The novelty for those who love adrenaline is the zip-line tour of the Utah Olympic Park. There are seven stops at almost 50 meters high. The bravest will cross an area of spectacular views at a speed of more than 60 kilometers per hour.

GASTRONOMY The Park City Mountain Resort complex, which has ski and snowboard slopes for all levels, will have new restaurants, with an incredible view of the Wasatch Range. Another great novelty are the candy cabs, perfect for visitors to enjoy during one descent and another.

FUN FOR THE FAMILY

IKON PASS

Park City Mountain Resort will have a

Deer Valley Resort is exclusive for skiers

new area dedicated to beginner skiers.

and known for its excellent service offered to

Snowmakings will ensure that snow is

visitors. The novelty is that the resort is part

ideal for learning, and that the Tombstone

of the IKON Pass. The lift pass is perfect for

Lift works at the beginning of the season.

skiing a lot throughout the season.

CHAMPIONSHIP Between the 1st and 10th of February, Park City will receive the exciting FIS World Championships. The snowboarding and freestyle skiing championships will take place on the slopes of Deer Valley Resort and Park City.

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Ikon Pass

It’s like a magic pass Imagine if you had 36 ski resorts around the world, all at your disposal? With the Ikon Pass and the Ikon Base Pass, you set the menu for your best holiday in the snow ever!

Freedom of choice is the main advantage you get with the new ski pass created by the Alterra Mountain Company. You can ski where you want, whenever you want, combining destinations with unique advantages - ranging from unlimited access to a resort to a certain number of days for each destination. And it’s not just the Alterra mountains that are part of the menu - there are another fifteen associated, adding to almost 50 thousand acres of skiable area!

With the Ikon Pass, you enter a community of mountain enthusiasts who have a passion for adventure on the go, enjoying the most iconic resorts in North America.

The ticket gives you access to Aspen Snowmass, Steamboat, Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain and Eldora, Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Wyoming; Big Sky, Montana; Stratton and Killington in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec and Blue Mountain in Ontario, Canada; Sunday River and Sugarloaf in Maine; Loon Mountain in New Hampshire; and Deer Valley Resort, Alta and Snowbird in Utah. The latest inclusion extrapolates the Northern Hemisphere - extending to Thredbo in Australia.

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HOW DOES IT WORK? The Ikon Pass allows 7 days combined. For the Aspen Snowmass Mountains (Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk) there is a specific ticket, the Ikon Base Pass, which allows for 5 days combined.

WHAT OTHER ADVANTAGES DOES IT HAVE? You can secure your spot in advance at some CMH Heli-Ski & Summer Adventures resort. Keep in mind they are very busy, and usually run out of spaces more than a year before - but don’t let that stop you! Discounts and special offers are also available.

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Copper Mountain Resort,

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CMH Heli-Skiing

Blue Mountain

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Jackson Hole MONTANA Big Sky Resort

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BEY OND SKI The ski slopes aren’t the only thing getting you excited for the winter season. It’s time for championships and festivals to stir up the season even more. Mark these on the calendar so you don’t miss out!

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ASPEN

PARK CITY

X-Games

Sundance Film Festival

WHERE: Aspen, Colorado,

WHERE: Park City, Utah,

United States

United States

WHEN: 24-27 January 2019

WHEN: 24th January to 3rd

WHAT IS IT: Crazy maneuvers,

February 2019

incredible jumps and a lot of

WHAT IS IT: The Sundance

radical sports in the snow. The

Film Festival takes Park City,

X-Games gather more than 200

the glamor of Hollywood, into

ski, snowboard and snowmobile

a more funky and alternative

athletes in Buttermilk Mountain,

setting. Created by actor Robert

Colorado. Besides being one of the

Redford in 1978, it is now the

most famous winter competitions

largest independent film festival

in the world, this event brings

in the United States. Between

about a number of great festivals

seeing the film debuts, you could

also, with lots of music and artist

even run into famous actors and

line-ups, turning the event into a

directors at random, maybe in

great après-ski.

the restaurants and cafes.


ST. MORITZ 26th St. Moritz Gourmet Festival

61st Concours Hippique St. Moritz

WHERE: St. Moritz, Switzerland

WHERE: St. Moritz, Switzerland

WHEN: 11-19 January 2019

WHEN: 14-21 January 2019

WHAT IS IT: For nine days, St. Moritz turns into pure

WHAT IS IT: Traditionally, the

gastronomic inspiration. The St. Moritz Gourmet Festival has

Equestrian Competition was

gained more and more prominence over its 26 years of existence,

born almost together with the St.

transforming the ski resort into a hub of starry chefs, of course,

Moritz resort. It reaches its 61st

and absolutely incredible food. The dinners and tastings take place

edition in 2019 and warms up the

in different hotels and restaurants of St. Moritz.

season with impressive jumps and demonstrations - all in the snow.

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Mont Tremblant

Fresh air in the mountains Mont Tremblant celebrates investments of 17 million Dollars


The largest ski resort in eastern Canada celebrates

buildings to the taste of the French Alps.

several novelties for next winter season. In total, all the infrastructure works will total 17 million dollars, invested

At its inception, Mont Tremblant was originally known by

by the Alterra Mountain Company group.

the indigenous name Manitonga Soutana, which means Mountain of the Spirits. Today, it offers 755 acres of

With an elevation of more than 2870 feet, Tremblant

skiable terrain, with 102 runs for skiers and snowboarders

combines the Canadian charm of a city of rustic wooden

of all levels - of which five are inaugurated this season!


New lift The Lowell Thomas Chairlift, on the north side, will be replaced by high-speed chairlifts for up to four people. The capacity will increase for 600 skiers per hour.

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Grand Manitou

The Fourchette du Diable

The main villa will undergo a restructuring,

Located at the base of the North Slope, the restaurant La Fourchette

earning more windows and 400 additional spaces.

du Diable will also be expanded to enhance the guest experience,

The restaurant will be completely renovated.

including an annex to receive those returning from their skiing activities.

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Ski like the stars!

North Lake Tahoe

North Lake Tahoe is one of the world’s great ski regions

on first name terms with the lift operator.

and home to a greater concentration of ski resorts than any other region of North America. Home to 12

What all have in common is great snow and lots

ski resorts, North Lake Tahoe boasts North America’s

of it. In fact Squaw Valley got so much snow in

largest concentration of ski resorts for all ski levels. For

winter 2016-17 it was still operating its ski lifts for

non, skiers, head off mountain for winter festivals, the

snowsports the following summer. In between those

annual Polar Bear Swim, new après ski dining options

snow showers North Lake Tahoe still manages to

and a variety of winter activities.

clock up 274 sunshine days a year.

Stretching across the Caifornia – Nevada border,

There’s an incredible variety of terrain from perfectly

the choice of ski destinations is incredible ranging

groomed, smooth, gentle runs that are great to learn

from world class resorts like Olympic destination

on or for the youngest children to play on, through to

Squaw Valley and neighbouring Alpine Meadows

some of the planet’s steepest and most challenging

or the stunning Northstar to smaller, intimate ski

terrain, also with world class terrain parks, for those

centres like Donner Summit where you’ll quickly be

in search of a serious challenge on the slopes.


There are in fact more than 20 downhill and cross-

Californian wine or a signature Tahoe cocktail.

country ski centres around the Lake Tahoe. Besides skiing and boarding winter activities like snowmobiling,

Those with a special interest in Hollywood and Americana

dogsledding, sleigh rides, snowshoeing, and winter

will be pleased to know that Lake Tahoe has long been a

cruises on the Lake are also popular.

favourite of world famous film stars and other celebrities, and still is. In Crystal Bay, the Cal Neva Resort, Spa &

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Some of the slopes are located directly above 22

Casino was once owned by Frank Sinatra and frequented

miles long Lake Tahoe, the largest Alpine lake in the

by the Rat Pack and Marilyn Monroe. Their underground

USA. After a day skiing or boarding the selection

tunnel tour is very popular, and was the primary way

of restaurants, bars and shops as well as off-slope

Frank Sinatra accessed the showroom from his private

activities are once again world class in North Lake

bungalow. The final good news is that North Lake Tahoe

Tahoe. There are lakeside restaurants where you can

is very easy to reach. Simply fly in to San Francisco and

enjoy locally sourced ingredients served Californian

drive up, or you can fly right in to the region on a flight to

style, bars to sample a regional microbrew,

Reno Tahoe airport, a short hop from the slopes.


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Ski Butlers:

practical and convenient


Most of the skiers and snowboarders have already gone through the situation of renting equipment in a store or at the resort itself and they know that it does pose some challenges. For families with children, the process of renting skis in a store in the city down to the slopes can be uncomfortable if not awkward. The rental shops closer to the slopes, on the other hand, also gives drawbacks: the long lines, which take precious time for those who want to ski early and take advantage of the mountain.

Born in New Hampshire and raised within a family of skiers, Bryn Carey noted that there was an opportunity to create a different equipment rental experience. It was in this way that he found inspiration to establish Ski Butlers in 2004. Since then Ski Butlers has already expanded to 37 resorts in the United States and 10 in Europe.

After 14 years of market exploration, something that Ski Butlers has learned is that the customer experience is of extreme importance. That’s why it offers more time in the snow, more time


with family and vacations with greater freedom, without rigidity of policies or schedules. Ski Butler goes further, driven by its mission to make ski vacations more convenient. If a client has a problem with a computer, is uncomfortable or simply wants to try other options, Ski Butlers sends a team to assist you where preferable: on the slopes or in the accommodations of the resort.

Despite the fact that the company takes pride in solving problems, on the other hand it prefers to prevent them. Each time a customer utilizes the service, the Ski Butlers team goes to where the guest is with boots of various sizes, skis, helmets, goggles and anything else they may need, ensuring comfort and convenience without demanding that they leave the comfort of their living room.

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GoPro HERO6 Black Sharing the adventures on the mountain was never so incredible

Enjoying powder snow, skiing, snowboarding or snow angle playing is even more beautiful when you can do everything with complete freedom and fun. And the best? You can share all the adventures in the snow with your friends with the HERO6 Black, the most versatile camera of GoPro.

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HIGH PERFORMANCE The HERO6 reaches a new level of performance, quality and image stabilization due to the specially developed processor for it, the GP1. It produces incredible videos of 4K60 or 1080p240, for a good image in super slow motion. All this is possible to adjust directly from your touch screen or smartphone, using the GoPro App ... That is to say, that super video of you skiing will be much better.

TOTAL FREEDOM The camera is waterproof up to 10m without the need for a protective coat, to take anywhere without worrying. And it can also be attached to the helmet, the ski pole and even on the snowboard to capture the photo or video in a way never seen before.

QUIKSTORIES HERO6 Black and GoPro App transform their adventures automatically into QuikStory movie videos, ready to be shared on social networks, such as Instagram, Facebook and Instagram Stories.

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Aspen, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands y Buttermilk A unique ski pass to four mountains interconnected by shuttles allows skiers to enjoy four complete experiences.

Aspen is all you have heard about and more. From its flawlessly designed infrastructure, to its sumptuous fivestar lodgings, and its celebrity sightings and legendary parties – this is one ski vacation you will not soon forget. Boasting four mountains to choose from – Aspen (or Ajax), Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass – the resort’s 300 runs and 5,517 acres of skiable terrain offer myriad adventures for every level skier; with gondolas fitted with Wi-FI and outlets for your phone, you are always just an envy-inducing picture-perfect post away. Depending on who you talk to, North America’s most famous skiing destination has the best snow, the wildest nightlife, the penultimate in mountain scenery or the most opportunities for vacationing families. The truth is - it has it all. Ski bums, adrenaline junkies, party people and families: come one, come all.

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It was here that Aspen’s history began nearly 80 years ago, when one of Colorado’s most famous and beloved resorts rose and, along with it, a slew of award-winning hotels, restaurants, shops and cafes. At 11,212 ft above sea level, the iconic Ajax, as it is also known, is a mountain that arouses the interest of the more experienced skiers. Its terrain has challenging and steeper descents with intermediate and advanced runways. In all, they add up to 76, in addition to the eight lifts, including the Silver Queen Gondola. From here, it is also very easy to get to the surrounding mountains, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass, approximately 15 minutes from each other, which are connected by an efficient system of skier shuttles, therefore helping the circulation through the region while ensuring a practical and easy ride.

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FAMOUS APRĂˆS-SKI The Ajax Tavern is the busiest place during the Aspen après-ski! From its outdoor table setting it is possible to order the famous truffled French fries. ASPEN POWDER TOURS

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How about skiing at the back of Aspen Mountain and enjoying the best of powdered snow? The comfy and awesome snowcats

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can lead you to the top of the runs! PERFECT START To prepare for a day of skiing, there is nothing better than a yoga session at the the Sundeck restaurant located at the top of the mountain. GOURMET Element 47, at The Little Nell Hotel, is a gourmet restaurant that continues to reinvent and customize Colorado culinary classics with trendy twists! Its cellar is even filled with more than 20 thousand labels.

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ART AND ARCHITECTURE The construction of the Aspen Art Museum located in the village, is an attraction in itself. Designed by the famous architect Shigeru Ban, it regularly hosts great exhibitions of contemporary art every season.

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POP UP DRINKS Nothing like getting up from the mountain and enjoying a glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne in the pop up bar Oasis. On weekends it appears at a different spot on the Aspen Mountain.

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ASPEN MOUNTAIN USA FIRST TRACKS More experienced skiers can participate alongside staff members to begin their day on the untouched powder runs, even before the lifts open. First Tracks must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance!

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THE LITTLE NELL LOCATION: At the base of Aspen Mountain, it’s the only ski-in / ski-out hotel in town, right across from the Gondola One. PROPERTY: The accommodations are adorned with stone fireplace, bronze chandeliers and art pieces. The hotel decor signed by designer Holly Hunt is extremely tasteful, contemporary yet always maintaining a cozy mountain setting. TOP SPOT: It’s one of the best spots to dine in the city - whether it’s the casual Ajax Tavern or the gourmet Element 47, there’s something for everyone. It also features fun, bustling bars like Chair 9, The Living Room and The Oasis. TOP SUPPORT: The concierge ski service at the base of the mountain is both practical and convenient. Upon arrival, the guest is greeted with delicious hot chocolate and cookies, as well as warm, ready-to-use equipment!

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RESIDENCES AT THE LITTLE NELL Next door to The Little Nell, opposite the Silver Queen Gondola, are the Residences at The Little Nell. Two, three and four bedroom residences, all with kitchen, laundry and dining rooms, offer the same impeccable service and amenities hotel guests are accustomed to. Residence guests enjoy exclusive access to the spectacular rooftop pool and hot tubs with jaw-dropping 360 degree views of Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley.

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ASPEN SQUARE The Aspen Square Condominium Hotel combines ideal location, full hotel-style services, the warmth of wood-burning fireplaces and the convenience of fully-equipped kitchens in all of its 101 accommodations. Our mix of cozy fireplace studio suites and larger apartments for nightly rental offers flexible options for guests from couples to family groups. Popular hotel amenities and services include front desk, concierge and bell assistance. Our attractive courtyard is used year-round, with heated swimming pool and hot tubs that make an après ski soak a must. Aspen Square also offers a private fitness center, daily housekeeping, complimentary wireless internet access, guest computers in public areas, and free parking. The property is fully non-smoking. Friendly professional service and a warmly welcoming atmosphere are Aspen Square’s hallmarks, which is why Aspen Square is known as the hospitality place in downtown Aspen!

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ST. REGIS Butler service, incredible scenarios of the Utah mountains from every room, memorable dining experiences ... All this makes St. Regis Deer Valley an exclusive mountain shelter, which also offers all the comfort for skiing in Park City. It has exclusive access to the slopes and a private ski area, the Deer Valley Resort.

Price Range: $$ USD 50 food & beverage credit per room, per night, not appicable in Chef’s Club

THE GANT The Gant combines the comfort and privacy of a condominium three blocks from downtown and lifts, with the hospitality and amenities of a hotel. The units have one to four bedrooms, with large living rooms, balcony, fireplace and fully equipped kitchens, in addition to providing daily housekeeping and concierge services.

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LIMELIGHT HOTEL In Limelight, the family-friendly rooms have been decorated with contemporary decor and large windows offering beautiful views of the mountains and the region. Located perfectly in the center of the village, close to the lifts to Aspen Mountain. It offers shuttles to Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass, plus ski-valet service.

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Buttermilk The beauty of Buttermilk is in its two personalities. On the one hand, it is a very sought after mountain for beginners, with long runs very little inclinations and beautiful views of Pyramid Peak. On the other, it is paradise for snowboarders and freestyle skiers, the so-called free-riders. It’s no surprise why fans have watched the X Games Winter around the tracks and the so-called SuperPipe, the main seven-foot ramp, for over ten years. There are also two terrain parks and more than 100 attractions for those who want to practice their maneuvers and tricks. But the mountain is also a must-see for families and the little ones, who have fun at The Hideout, a fun-filled recreation complex for kids up to twelve!

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ACTION SPOT The Bumps is the best spot for après-ski at the base of the mountain! In addition to the drinks and Mediterranean food menu, it ensures the best view of the X Games. X GAMES Between January 24th and 27th, the 19th edition of the X Games Winter will take place, the largest action sports event in the world with over 200 athletes. It’s worth exploring the first powder snow descents of the day in Ptarmigan and Timber Doodle Glades. TRAINING MANEUVERS Buttermilk offers several parks with training obstacles, including its famous 23 foot superpipe, tracks and obstacles used during the X Games. S3 Park, for example, is used exclusively by beginners and intermediates who can jump up to almost eight meters. X Park includes 25 obstacles for advanced skiers - also used in winter games. CHILDRENS FAVE The Hideout Children’s Center is a space of over 7000 sq.ft designed especially for children between 2 and 12 years old, with the most diverse indoor activities and an outdoor area for ski enthusiasts.

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Aspen Highlands Known for having a back bowl with one of the most challenging backcountry terrain in all of North America, Aspen Highlands is the darling mountain of locals, just five minutes from downtown. Although composed of more than 80% intermediate and advanced descents, it also allows children and beginners to take their first steps in the snow guided by school teachers. This mountain avoids the spotlight, which means there are 118 large, tranquil uncrowded runs scattered over 1040 acres of skiable terrain. Hiking the ridge to Highland Bowl is also recommended for one the best rides of your life. Aspen Highlands is also home to the most popular restaurant of all mountains, Cloud 9. With direct access from the slopes, it has a kitchen focused on European specialties such as fondues and raclettes. During the day, music is played and skiers dance around the tables with breathtaking views of the Maroon Bells peaks!

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GOURMET MOUNTAIN Merry-Go-Round is another great restaurant for quick lunches and good drinks on the mountain during the après-ski. FOR ALL LEVELS OF SKIERS The school offers classes for experienced skiers as well as children from five years old and teenagers. DINNER WITH A TWIST Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro hosts special dinners during the season! To get there you must leave the base of the mountain aboard a snowcat which you’ll have to book in advance! CLIMBING BACK BOWL “Conquer your descents,” this is the philosophy of skiers who, in addition to using the lift, climb to the top of the Highlands back bowl with their ski or snowboard boots, carrying their equipment. The program is a local passion and is guaranteed worth the effort because the descent is a lifetime experience. The hike can last from 25 minutes to an hour, and of course, the views are part of the reward. INCREDIBLE VIEWS Two mountains and Maroon Lake create one of the most beautiful and photographed scenery in the world, the Maroon Bells.

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RITZ-CARLTON DESTINATION CLUB LOCATION: At the foot of Aspen Highlands, steps from the lifts. There is a shuttle available to take you to the village of Aspen. PROPERTY: Two or three bedroom apartments with living and dining areas, kitchen, stone fireplace and bathrooms with heated Italian marble floors. Among the services available is the ski valet, which takes care of the equipment. GASTRONOMY: In addition to incredible mountain views, the Willow Creek Bistro serves great comfort food dishes with local flavors. RELAXATION: It has a spa, gym, outdoor heated pool and jacuzzis beside the slopes.

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Snowmass Snowmass is the family side of glitzy see-and-be-seen Aspen, with 200 miles of gentle, powdery slopes ideal for beginner and intermediate skiers alike, lodging designed for large groups, family-friendly restaurants and a massive, multilevel, state-of-theart childcare facility and ski school, this is the perfect place to enjoy skiing with your tribe. The mountain is most notable for its wide cruiser runs, family-friendly atmosphere, and some of the most extensive ski-in/ski-out lodging options in North America. More than just skiing and riding, Snowmass offers lift-served tubing carved into The Meadows and guided snowshoe tours alongside mountain streams, where you can learn about the area’s ecology. Every Friday night during peak winter season, Ullr Nights turns the mountain into a Winter Wonderland party in honor of the Norse God Ullr.

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FOR KIDS The Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center is a space of more than 20,000 square feet designed to amuse the little ones and helps them to take the first steps in the snow!

With fun themed rooms, outdoor games, puppet theater, aquarium and a climbing wall. Babysitting service for children from 8 months to 4 years. Ski lessons for children from two years old.

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MOUNTAIN GOURMET 10,000 feet above sea level, Gwyn’s is constantly voted one of the best mountain restaurants in the area! The food is incredible and the wine list is amazing.

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FUN NIGHTS Every Friday, from 5pm, Ullr Night takes place, an event full of activities like snowtubing, ice skating and sitting by the fire toasting marshmallows and sipping hot chocolate! SPECIAL DINNER There is a restaurant where you can only get to dinner onboard powerful snowcats: the Lynn Britt Cabin, which serves American cuisine. PIT STOP ON THE MOUNTAIN At the top of the gondola, Elk Camp is the busiest restaurant on the mountain, with organic recipes serving delicious pizza, panini, salads and rotisserie. MOUNTAIN CLUB Those who join Snowmass Club can enjoy spa treatments, swimming pools, a gym, an exclusive cross-country skiing area and a Gorsuch shop. SNOWBOARD Snowmass is considered one of the best snowboarding resorts in the country and has several parks to train maneuvers and movements.

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BEYOND SKI After skiing, you can enjoy various activities on the mountain, such as fun sessions of tubing, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.

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SNOWMASS USA

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VICEROY SNOWMASS LOCATION: At the foot of the mountain, with ski-in / ski-out and a ski valet to ensure maximum comfort during exits and arrivals PROPERTY: These apartment condominiums come complete with leisure facilities and spacious accommodation of up to four bedrooms signed by Belgian designer Jean-Michel Sathy - with full kitchens and fireplace. TOP GASTRONOMY: The gastronomy here is a chapter in itself: TOTO Kitchen & Lounge serves a menu inspired by Latin cuisine. There are many other options for family dining. RELAXATION: Includes a 7000 sq.ft spa with Vichy hydrotherapy showers, double rooms for couple massages and a state-ofthe-art fitness center.

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HAYDEN LODGE Offering luxury accommodations of one to three bedroom apartments with kitchens curated to entertain, comfortable living rooms, and private balconies with iconic views of Snowmass Mountain and Mount Daly. Installed above the Treehouse Adventure Center and children’s ski school, it is a fantastic bonus of location for families traveling with their small skiers! There are ski-in / ski-out facilities for adults and easy access to Snowmass Village.

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CAPITOL PEAK Luxury residences in the heart of the new Snowmass Base Village. Studio, one, two, and three bedroom ski-in/ski-out condominiums offer guests the convenience of shopping and dining right outside the front door, and the comfort of elegantly furnished vacation rentals equipped with a full kitchen, gas fireplaces, and breathtaking views from a private balcony.

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THE WESTIN With ski-in / ski-out facilities and direct access to the Snowmass Village Mall, the Westin Snowmass is equipped with accommodations for two to six people, a gym, spa and kids club. There are two restaurants perfect for quiet lunches and dinners between the runs, plus your own Starbucks to warm up with a hot chocolate, cappuccino or espresso.

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WOODRUN V The prime location provides ski-in / ski-out access to the slopes directly from Fanny Hill. The apartments can have up to four bedrooms, fireplace, kitchen, jacuzzi and covered parking. The complex also features a swimming pool, a sauna, a gym and a ski equipment shop.

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LUMIN RESIDENCES LOCATION: Immerse yourself in nature through the magnificent windows overlooking Snowmass in these ski-in / ski-out residences. The Lumin is located in the center of Snowmass Base Village, just steps from Elk Camp Gondola. HOW IT IS: Lumin is home to three luxuries and unique three and four bedroom residences. Completely built for the ski season of 2018/19, these residences were designed to receive the most demanding family with spectacular kitchens, refrigerator for Sub-Zero wines and European appliances Gaggenau. SERVICE : The guests of Lumin receive the best services not just Snowmass Mountain Lodging, but including or concierge before the check-in, 24 hour assistance services, free transport to or from Aspen Airport and access to Limelight pool and fitness center.

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Vail One of the largest resorts in the United States invariably brings beautiful new things to the mountain.

It’s no wonder Vail is one of the most famous ski resorts in the U.S. – not only does it feature perpetually snow-covered terrain drifting across 5,289 acres of skiable area with six incredible back bowls, Vail’s distinct neighborhoods are filled with delectable culinary offerings and a vibrant nightlife. This perfect amalgam of playground-for-outdoor-enthusiasts-meets-urban-dweller-heaven is also home to Olympic gold medalist and four-time World Cup champion for alpine skiing Lindsey Vonn – a woman who knows a thing or two about ideal ski conditions. Vail’s back bowls and Blue Sky Basin are legendary over the world. Spanning roughly 3,000 acres, these vast, open slopes fall off Vail’s backside and funnel into some of the most scenic drainages in ski country. Hitting the bowls on a powder day is a bucket list item for any serious skier or snowboarder.

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LOCATION COLORADO, MIDWEST USA

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Get to know the two Vail towns that are within 3 minutes of each other’s shuttle. VAIL VILLAGE TOWARDS THE SLOPES The world’s fastest Gondola One, connects Vail Village with Vail Mountain on a seven-and-a-half-minute drive, with wi-fi and heated seats plus incredible views! FUN FOR ALL The square in front of the Solaris is the center of everything it has Böl bowling, the Cinebistro, and an ice rink. RESTAURANTS The most famous restaurants of the resort are here: Japanese food at Matsuhisa, by chef Nobu; the best steaks in Flame; and Mediterranean dishes at Sweet Basil!

SHOPPING Gorsuch is a multi-brand store with the most stylish and practical clothes and accessories of the season to compose your winter look. It even has ski equipment! HELLO ADVANCED SKIERS The ski lessons are made in small groups of no more than three students, for those who already have some experience, intermediate to advanced. Sorry but around here there are no options for children or beginners.

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LIONSHEAD HOT SPOT Tavern on the Square is one of the hot spots in the area! Enjoy gourmet dishes and good drinks, craft beers or wines. DIRECT ACCESS TO ADVENTURE RIDGE PARK At Lionshead is the base of the Eagle Bahn Gondola, which runs day and night and takes you directly to Adventure Ridge Park, with activities for all ages, tubing, snowmobiles, snowshoes for adults and restaurants. SKATING IN THE VILLAGE One of the most must-do activities in the village is to glide down the ice rink in front of The Arrabelle. APRÈS-SKI Garfinkel’s is the quintessential classic ski town and pub, or check out Bart & Yeti’s, kid-friendly! SKI GIRLS ROCK! The Ultimate 4 Program joins up to four small skiers together to enhance their skills and have fun!

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HOTEL TALISA, VAIL LOCATION: Five minutes from downtown Vail, with ski-in / ski-out access, Hotel Talisa is constructed with a lift on the property. PROPERTY: The 285 rooms and suites are new and spacious, with rooms averaging 500 square feet, and holding up to four guests. Its décor is contemporary and stylish and the services for skiers include ski concierge and on-site equipment rentals and ticket office. RELAXATION: The spa is equipped with ten rooms for treatments and massages based on indigenous ingredients, a swimming pool, jacuzzis, sauna and manicure and hairdressing services. GASTRONOMY: There are three dining options on-site – Gessner restaurant, The Market Gourmet Cafe and Fireside Lounge, this one is the best spot to enjoy the après-ski!

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THE ARRABELLE AT VAIL SQUARE In downtown Lionshead is the incredible Arrabelle and its charming skating rink, just steps from the mountain. It is the perfect combination for families looking for comfort and optimal location. The spa is considered one of the best in the world by the magazine Condè Nast and here is the square’s Tavern - ideal restaurant for après-ski!

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THE SEBASTIAN - VAIL In the heart of the village, this charming resort offers an elegant yet rustic décor full of amenities, such as the mountain-view pool, hot tubs, ski concierge and valet, and Bloom spa treatmentsinspired by the region’s wild, relaxing and refreshing flora. For restaurant and après-ski options try the Leonora and the Frost bar.

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FOUR SEASONS RESORT AND RESIDENCES VAIL LOCATION: With only a four-minute walk to Gondola One at the mountain base, your ski concierge will be awaiting your arrival with your equipment ready to go. PROPERTY: There are 134 accommodations and residences with up to six rooms, equipped with living room and kitchen. Additionally, guests can relax in the spa, enjoy the games room and adjoining the hotel is the cinema and the village bowling alley. RELAXATION: The tranquil spa offers a menu of more than 30 treatments, therapies and organic massages, including services and remedies for skin hydration and post-skiing muscle tension. There is also a sauna, fitness center, swimming pool, hot tub and beauty salon. APRÈS-SKI: Flame restaurant and The Remedy Bar’s cocktail menus are fantastic, but it’s also worth sampling the hotel’s gourmet hot chocolate made with Valhorna chocolate!

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SOLARIS RESIDENCES The Solaris is in the center of Vail Village and features attractions like a cinebistro, bowling, ice skating rink and a bustling restaurant, the fantastic Matsuhisa . From studios to penthouses with up to six bedrooms, and accommodations featuring gourmet kitchens, fireplace and bathtub. Not to mention the concierge at your disposal, personal service and additional amenity treats.

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LION SQUARE LODGE Lion Square Lodge accommodations range from cozy, inviting, private hotel rooms to spacious, deluxe condominiums, all conveniently located within a ski-in/skiout lodge in Vail. Also enjoy the exceptional restaurants, shopping and entertainment options nearby.

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Beaver Creek Full of amenities and exclusivity, the resort is known for its family climate and its 150 slopes with incredible descents and stunning views

Just nine miles west of Vail, in the heart of the central Rocky Mountains, the mountain is reachable by way of private mountain road delivering you in dramatic fashion to your ski destination. With 1,832 acres of skiable land, a vertical drop of 3,340 feet, heated floors to whisk away the cold, a proliferation of skiin/ski-out hotels and hotspot restaurants, “not exactly roughing it” is an understatement. Quiet luxury is the name of the game here. Beaver Creek’s elegant blend of well-groomed slopes, versatile terrain and five-star luxury make this resort, feel like a secret. So let’s keep this just between us, okay?...

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LOCATION COLORADO, MIDWEST USA

AIRPORT EAGLE DENVER

TRANSFER EAGLE 30 MIN DENVER 2HR

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BEAVER CREEK AND ITS NEIGHBORS At the base of the mountain, three villages: Beaver Creek Village, the heart of the resort; Bachelor Gulch, which comprises of the main ski-in / ski-out experiences; and Arrowhead. There are free shuttles circulating between them all day! FIRST UP The White Glove First Tracks card gives access to the slopes early on, before lifts open to skiers with regular ski pass! FUN FOR CHILDREN The Marmot Maze is a great maze of snow with slides and tunnels for the kids to have fun! CULTURE There is a full cultural program at the Vilar Performing Arts Center, with theater, musicals, dance and shows. ICE SKATING Right in the center of Beaver Creek Village is your most famous postcard moment: the Black Family Ice Rink, an all-family skating rink!

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RITZ-CARLTON BACHELOR GULCH Evoking the great mountain lodges of the American West and nestled within Beaver Creek Mountain, this luxury hotel offers a place of adventure alongside relaxation. Among its facilities are ski-in / ski-out access, premium spa, incredible dining options, including the Alpine cuisine Wyld, and a full service list, from driver o personal trainer.

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PARK HYATT The impressive architecture, inspired by the European castles, is combined with its spacious rooms and sophisticated restaurants. Facing the lift, you have access to ski-in / ski-out and a team of ski valet to take care of the equipment. Skiers end their incredible day by roasting marshmallows by the hotel bonfires.

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SNOW CLOUD The Snow Cloud mountain condominiums, consisting of apartments of up to four bedrooms, are all with ski-in / ski-out access, equipped kitchen and balcony. Only 15 minutes from Vail and offering a shuttle available to the village all day. Guests can enjoy access to The Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch’s outdoor pool, hot tub and state-of-theart spa for a small daily fee.

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THE OSPREY This modern, luxury hotel is not only ski-in / ski-out, but is adjacent to the lift - only 26 feet away. With stylish accommodations and high level of comfort accompanied with exemplary service, and high-tech facilities such as remote control fireplaces, you can’t go wrong with this award-winning resort.

Price Range: $$

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Breckenridge With its Wild West vibes, the bustling city of Colorado is home to five incredible skiing mountains. Breckenridge has undergone some extensive changes over the past couple of years, including the opening of a new mountain, Peak 6, with over 420 skiable acres. The resort went on to add a total of five mountains and over 2400 acres to practice this glorious sport. Generally ski resorts are created in more distant locations, but Breckenridge wanted to change the norm. Long before the first skiers ventured here, the region was already alive and thriving. Today, the city is still vibrant with its center and shopping tenders that preserve the Victorian style erected at the time of its foundation. Breckenridge is home to just over 3,000 people, as well as great hotels, shops, restaurants and bars to continue the festivities through the night.

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LOCATION COLORADO, MIDWEST USA

AIRPORT DENVER COLORADO SPRINGS

TRANSFER DENVER 2HR COLORADO SPRINGS 2H30

187 SKI RUNS

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THE VIEW The Imperial Express SuperChair, which sits at almost thirteen thousand feet in altitude, is one of the highest ski lifts in the world. UP AND AWAY Take a trip on a hot air balloon, where the picturesque snowy mountains can be seen from a new perspective. Beginners Intermediate Advanced

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There are fifteen miles of perfect trails for snowshoe hikes in the White River National Forest region, on Peak 8. DRINK UP Home to one of Colorado’s first micro-breweries, Breckenridge Brewery and one of the region’s most famous

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breweries, Breckenridge Distillery. GOURMET EXPERIENCE The Hearthstone restaurant is housed in a delightful 19th-

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BLUE SKY Blue Sky offers surpassing quality and sophistication in its design, dĂŠcor and amenities, and is strategically located next to the lift and a few feet from the center of the village. Guests have skiin/ski-out access, enjoy exceptional amenities, and with only 52 refined residences, this boutique resort is a luxurious and intimate property.

Price Range: $$

BEAVER RUN RESORT Wrap yourself in comfort after a long day on Breckenridge Mountain, pamper yourself at the onsite, luxurious spa, or short walk to the historic Main Street. With more than 500 accommodations, six jacuzzis with mountain views, games room, fitness and swimming areas and a ski equipment rental shop - it’s the perfect spot for families.

Price Range: $

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Telluride Great slopes, attentive service, the first Colorado Mountain Village heliski operation The village of Telluride is so close to the mountain that practically the entire region is ski-in / ski-out. The connection between them is by a “green gondola�, which uses solar energy and runs until late. With resemblance to the European Alps, Telluride is home to the highest snow-capped peaks in North America, of more than 13,000 feet. There is 2000 skiable acres, with slopes for all levels of skiers, including beginners and experts, and with no age limit of those who can practice heliski in the 2000 square miles of virgin area covered by tender snow. Both villages are well equipped and filled with shops and restaurants. For families, there are many activities, such as ice skating, snowmobile rides and sledding. Exclusive to children - there is more than one recreation center to enjoy!

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LOCATION COLORADO, MIDWEST USA

AIRPORT MONTROSE

TRANSFER 1H30

148 SKI RUNS

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OUTDOOR VENTURE For the more experienced, it is worth venturing with Helitrax, the heliski operation which, aboard a helicopter, leads to incredible descents of virgin snow. Perfect for those skiing with the family, but also want a bit of adrenaline! GOURMET In addition to having a delicious Italian menu, the Alpino Wine Restaurant is famous for being one of the highest in North America, at over 11,000 feet in altitude! APRÈS-SKI One of the relaxing ways to enjoy après-ski is at the Tomboy Tavern, which offers more than 30 craft beers produced in Colorado. FOR KIDS The resort organizes several Kids Night’s Out for children from the age of 5 - fun evenings filled with comedies, animation and arts & crafts. GREAT FINALE The Plunge track is one of the favorites for the most experienced, where it is possible to reach a good speed in the final stretch, which ends in the city.

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FAIRMONT HERITAGE PLACE Much more than a skiing experience: the Fairmont Heritage Place offers a perfect stay in two and three bedroom residences with all the amenities provided by the Fairmont hotels. It is a few steps from the gondola, which leads to the ski resort and helps in all types of planning. It has an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, steam room and sauna. For families, games room. Skiers have ski valet. It also offers transfers from the Airport to the hotel.

Price Range: $$

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THE PEAKS RESORT & SPA This slopeside resort offers comfortable, spacious rooms - from one-bedroom suites to penthouses of up to four bedrooms, full kitchens and fireplaces. Onsite amenities include the Altezza Restaurant and bar, gym, outdoor pool, full-service spa, and a magnificent view of the surrounding San Juan Mountains.

Price Range: $

MADELINE HOTEL AND RESIDENCES The sleek, stylish mountain décor reveals the latest and most modern infrastructure: Black Iron Restaurant, Dylan’s Candy Bar New York, Starbucks, a children’s games room, a spa and beauty salon are some of the locales offered. For skiers, a valet service will prepares the equipment and receive them at the tracks with a welcoming hot chocolate in hand!

Price Range: $

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Winter Park The first ski resort in Colorado is super proud of its powder snow abundance! Winter Park has the benefit of being Colorado’s longest operating ski resort, which means they know their game. The park’s seven territories are spread across 3,081 acres of groomers, black diamonds, panoramic bowls, off-the-beaten path powder stashes and world-famous bumps. With a typical annual snowfall of 320 inches, perpetual sunshine, a convenient location (67 miles northwest of Denver), awardwinning restaurants and nanobreweries and more activities for kids than seems possible, this is pretty much the skiers golden ticket. During every Christmas Eve, the resort hosts a torchlight ski-down, where about 100 skiers/snowboarders traverse down the main run into the base, brandishing torches and followed up with a visit from Santa and a sky filled with fireworks.

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LOCATION COLORADO

AIRPORT DENVER

TRANSFER 1H20

166 SKI RUNS

25 SKI LIFTS

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FOODIE HEAVEN Organic Coffee shops, family-style pizza parlors, fine dining in ranch houses...eating in Winter Park is a culinary choose-your-own-adventure. HIGH MEALS Lunch Rock restaurant sits atop Mary Jane Territory, at over 11,000 feet and offers craft beer plus delicious food paired with breathtaking views. BREWERIES Hideaway Park nanobrewery and the Park Bistro & Brewery are the mountain faves to grab a beer, and play some pool with friends.

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ECO-FRIENDLY Sustainability is important here, minimising their ecological impact - even their lifts are 100% offset by wind energy.

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ZEPHYR MOUNTAIN LODGE Located just a few feet from Route 40, this hotel offers fully-equipped suites with fireplace and kitchen. It includes direct access to the slopes and is only 4 minutes from Winter Park Resort ski lifts. The 24hour reception offers ski equipment rental and ski passes, as well as offering a fitness center and an outdoor hot tub.

Price Range: $

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Steamboat Country atmosphere and impeccable snow in one of the oldest and most well-equipped Colorado ski resorts

Known as “Cowboys Mountain”, the ski resort on the outskirts of Steamboat Springs, a town of about 12,000 residents, just 170 miles from Denver, exhibits an Old West lifestyle. Here the hat is even present on the slopes - about 40 years ago Steamboat was home to a fun skiing competition among American cowboys. Famous for the quality of its snow, called Champagne Powder, the ski resort is one of the best destinations in the Northern Hemisphere also for cross-country skiing, practiced on forest trails. Founded in the 1990s under the influence of European foreigners, Steamboat is one of Colorado’s oldest snow resorts, but is also one of the most modern. In recent years, about $30 million has been invested in a program to renovate local structures, and what was good became even better. Tired of skiing? Here the list of activities to pass the time can vary from balloon flights to snowmobile tours.

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LOCATION COLORADO

AIRPORT STEAMBOAT SPRINGS YAMPA VALLEY

TRANSFER STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 20MIN YAMPA VALLEY 40MIN

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FROM FRANCE TO USA Harwig’s is one of the great classics in the region with its own super complete wine cellar, with an impressive selection of no less than 700 labels. In the menu, the French accent prevails, but the recipes change monthly, always using seasonal products. BEYOND SKI The list of activities besides skiing are huge, you can fly over the ski resort from a balloon to snowmobile rides. SNOW POWDER The ski resort feasts the skiers for its famous Champagne Powder (dry and very smooth), which falls in abundance in the region.

NIGHT LIFE Sunset Happy Hour takes skiers up to three thousand feet to enjoy the sunset, and Saddles Bar & Grill has great cocktails, a deck with outdoor fire pit and a games room.

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In addition to the special programs for kids to learn to ski with the Kids’ Vacation Center, there is Kid Corral Childcare with a fun program of supervised activities.


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STEAMBOAT GRAND Located at the base of the Steamboat Ski resort, this hotel has 328 rooms, suites and apartments. On the seventh floor, there are eight penthouses, which have four suites and access by private elevator. In addition to the privileged location, the Steamboat Grand offers accommodation with elegance and comfort, and a heated pool with fantastic mountain views, ideal place to relax after a day of skiing.

Price Range: $ With breakfeast.

BEAR CLAW & EDGEMONT With 69 accommodations - some condos have up to four rooms - the Bear Claw & Edgemont. It is ski-in / ski-out and is 10 minutes from downtown, with shuttle service. Each unit is individually decorated. Fully equipped kitchen, gas stove, private balcony and ski cabinets are part of all. The complex has an outdoor heated pool, spa and sauna, plus five-star concierge service.

Price Range: $

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Park City Since joining Canyons Resort, the resort has earned the title of the largest ski resort in the United States With over 2,300 acres of skiable terrain, Park City Mountain Resort is a result of the union with the Canyons Resort in 2015. Together, they form the largest ski resort in North America. The resort has more than 300 ski runs and 40 lifts that take skiers down incredible slopes in 17 different mountain peaks. But it’s not just the skiing enthusiasts who take advantage of the mountain infrastructure: children and teenagers also have special activities to enjoy such as tubing, sledding, snowmobile and ice-skating. The resort is in the city of Park City.

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LOCATION UTAH, WEST USA

AIRPORT SALT LAKE CITY

TRANSFER 35MIN

348 SKI RUNS

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FLYING EAGLE Young guests love the Flying Eagle, the zipline at the base of the mountain. LIVELY APRÈS-SKI Skiers can enjoy the après-ski on the deck of the Umbrella Bar with a good beer in-hand! ALPINE COASTER It is possible to wander around corners and descents at a speed of up to 32 miles per hour on the Alpine Coaster, a roller coaster between the slopes. UNIQUE DINING You can book a dinner at a mountain cabin, accessible only by a ride on board a horse-drawn sleigh! NIGHT DESCENTS Snowcats take you to the top of the slopes for a night ride under the stars. Followed by a stop at a Viking hut, where dinner is served as a six course meal.

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DELICIOUS RESTAURANTS! The mountain restaurants are great, with options such as The Farm, hich uses regional sustainable ingredients; the Red Tail Grill, which is a kind of gastropub; or Murdock’s Cafe, perfect for fast, convenient meals between one descent and another

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WALDORF ASTORIA It is a classic mountain retreat with luxurious accommodations, high-end amenities, and breathtaking surroundings. Its spacious and modern accommodation varies from rooms, studios and suites of up to four rooms. Blessed with the ultimate location: literally next to the gondola, with ski-in / ski-out facilities.

Price Range: $ USD 50 daily credit, per stay, per room

HYATT CENTRIC PARK Tucked away in the Wasatch Mountains, this alpine building, just moments away from the slopes, offers 120 stylish rooms, and a comfortable and convenient spot for nature lovers. With ski-in/ski-out facilities, a city shuttle service, heated pool, jacuzzi, fitness center and equipment rental shop, they’ve got you covered.

Price Range: $$

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Deer Valley With its five-star amenities and great infrastructure on Utah’s most elegant and upscale mountain. One of the most exclusive ski resorts in the United States, Deer Valley, which is 15 minutes from Park City has 2026 skiable acres and 101 runs for all levels, spread over six peaks. To ensure perfect descents, the resort even limits the number of daily visitors on the mountain; even snowboarding is not allowed. The Deer Valley service is truly flawless, with the infrastructure full of details to enhance the experience: there are day lodges next to the slopes for skiers to relax between one descent and another, as well as support from mountain concierges and countless ski-in / ski-out restaurants. Whomever chooses to stay here will enjoy the tranquility of an exclusive small-scale resort, all within walking distance of lively attractions and good shopping. Families can indulge in many exciting and fun options which also include children’s entertainment.

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LOCATION UTAH, WEST USA

AIRPORT SALT LAKE CITY

TRANSFER 45MIN

101 SKI RUNS

21 SKI LIFTS

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SNOWMOBILE The Wasatch Mountains are the main setting for thrilling snowmobile trails. There are more than 30,100 square feet of area for adventure! ALONGSIDE A STAR The ambassador of the mountain is Heidi Voelker, the eternal Olympic champion. With any luck, it’s even possible to ride past her during the descent down the mountain. GOURMET REFUGE The Mariposa is considered one of the best restaurant in the region, which offers a menu with small portions, perfect for tastings. SHOPPING Just a few minutes from the resort is the Tanger outlet, which gathers more than 50 stores of brands such as Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren. RELAXATION OPTIONS The spa at the Montage Deer Valley hotel is approximately 17,000 square feet and offers a menu of herbal and hot stone treatments and massages.

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MONTAGE AT DEER VALLEY LOCATION: At the foot of the mountain, where you have direct access to the slopes. It is adjacent to three lifts and is less than five minutes from the main streets of Park City. PROPERTY: Large rooms with fireplace, balcony and other exclusive amenities with accommodations ranging from suites to apartments with up to four bedrooms. Perfect for those who want to feel at home and enjoy the luxuries of a hotel. RELAXATION: The 17,000 square foot spa features Vichy hydrotherapy showers and 29 treatment rooms. GASTRONOMY: From a grill restaurant of local cuisine, sushi bars, to a fun local pub with games, bowling and TV’s, there’s something for everyone.

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STEIN ERIKSEN Ideal for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle, this five-star authentic European ski lodge located next to the slopes, has exquisite restaurants including the Glitretind, impeccable service and an award-winning spa. The 180 rooms / suites are uniquely designed and inspired by both Norwegian and American elements.

Price Range: $

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DEER VALLEY USA

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THE ST. REGIS DEER VALLEY Butler service, incredible scenarios of the Utah mountains from every room, memorable dining experiences ... All this makes St. Regis Deer Valley an exclusive mountain shelter, which also offers all the comfort for skiing in Park City. It has exclusive access to the slopes and a private ski area, the Deer Valley Resort.

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CHATEUX DEER VALLEY The hotel brings together the best of two ambience: skiing in the exclusive Deer Valley and being in a few minutes drive from the lively Park City. The 140 rooms, studios and suites can be connected, which makes them perfect for families. The infrastructure is complete with heated pool, jacuzzi, spa and gym.

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Big sky Known for its proximity of Yellowstone National Park, its hot springs and gushing geysers, Big Sky offers many activities options! As basecamp to Yellowstone National Park, this one-time understated resort with four chair lifts and a gravel road, today boasts 5,800 skiable acres, 33 chairlifts and yes, a paved road; making it one of the country’s largest, yet still relatively undiscovered ski areas. In 2016, a USD150 million investment plan was announced for the mountain and surrounding community, which means not only can you now indulge in what many consider some of the best skiing in U.S., but you can also ride in brand new, state-of-the-art gondolas, go night skiing, stay in your dream hotel or rental home and dine and drink at the coolest new restaurants and bars around. Enjoy the sights of the park from the comfort of a climate-controlled snowcoach; with access to more slopes than snowmobiles, you will ride in style, watching the wildlife and admiring the mountains.

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LOCATION MONTANA

AIRPORT BELGREDE

TRANSFER 45MIN

317 SKI RUNS

36 SKI LIFTS

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ANIMAL LOVING Dog sledding with beautiful athletic huskies is a magical experience of human and animal connection and a dynamic way to see the landscape. Beginners

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ZIPLINING Only an hour’s drive north of Yellowstone National Park’s

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western entrance, zip on one of the best zipline courses in America, according to USA Today!

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Everett’s 800 offers up America Alpine fare at the top of Andesite

The Best breakfast in Big Sky s at BUTTR, where the likes

Mountain; warm yourself by the massive indoor or outdoor fireplace

of chicken and waffles, breakfast tacos and avocado toast

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keep your energy riding high.

FUN TIMES Kick up your boots at the 320 Guest Steak Ranch and Saloon -

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POWDER RIDGE These handcrafted cabins offer roomy floor plans, modern amenities and old world charm. Located on the north end of the Mountain Village, you can access ski routes via secluded trails and bridges. Enjoy cozy fireplaces, private outdoor hot tubs and a kitchen, all nested in the pines along the flanks of Lone Peak.

Price Range: $$

SUMMIT AT BIG SKY The Summit is one of the finest slopeside properties in the Rockies with primary high-capacity lifts only 100 yards away. Combining luxury apartments with Boyne Beds and a prime location in the heart of the Mountain Village Center, this property is also only an hour’s drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Price Range: $

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Northstar Perfect for the whole family, the resort is leisure-focused and is located within walking distance of Lake Tahoe.

Northstar, a resort with almost one hundred ski slopes spread over mountains that rise more than 8,000 feet, is one of the beautiful stars of California, the famous and beloved region bathed by the Pacific. Known as one of the most familiar ski resorts in the United States, it offers alternatives for skiers of all skill levels; experienced snowboarders enjoy lifts and peaks, while beginners train on open terrain with few obstacles. The list of activities in addition to skiing includes excellent programs for parents and children, such as tubing along the slopes of Mid-Mountain, ice skating, snowshoe hiking that can end with a hot chocolate in front of the campfire, and creative arts & crafts workshops.

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LOCATION CALIFORNIA, WEST USA

AIRPORT RENO

TRANSFER 1HR

100 SKI RUNS

20 SKI LIFTS

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FOR KIDS Minor’s Camp offers daycare with recreation and outdoor activities and, in the city, a bungee trampoline, to practice somersaults and acrobatics in the air! OUTDOOR FUN The area around the skating rink in the city of Truckee is filled with cozy lounges and bonfires. Perfect for s’mores! SNOWBOARD At first forbidden in the mountains, today this area is now a great spot to practice snowboarding, with terrain parks and a superpipe of almost 23 feet. DRINK UP Bloody Mary, a vodka-based and tomato juice drink, is the resort’s specialty! Bars like the 6330 Tavern, TC’s Pub, Summit Smokehouse and the Downhill Grill & Bar on the mountain are always competing for the title of best recipe. APRÈS-SKI Located in the Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe Hotel, The Living Room looks like a large, comfortable living room, but serves beyond delicious meals and incredible après-ski drinks!

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THE RITZ-CARLTON, LAKE TAHOE The impeccable services compliment a detailed-oriented infrastructure: a spa of 16,000 ft²; endless kids activities; lively après-ski options... Not to mention the accommodation, ranging from comfortable suites to spacious apartments with up to four bedrooms, fireplace and panoramic windows.

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Experience North Lake Tahoe—a unique destination offering 12 resorts nestled amongst quaint towns and charismatic communities. Easily accessible, the destination is located just 45 minutes from Reno-Tahoe International, 2 hours from Sacramento International and 3 hours from San Francisco International airports. With a yearly average of 274 days ofsunshine and year-round activities that appeal to a wide range of visitors’ interests, North Lake Tahoe is the perfect all-seasons destination.


Heavenly On the border between the states of Nevada and California, good descents, incredible views and an unforgettable night

The view of Lake Tahoe Lake is unforgettable: it’s snowy mountains surround a group of waters of an impressive blue hue, right on the border between the states of Nevada and California in the American West. Besides the wonderful landscape, it is also strategically inclined on the lake, and the face of the mountain is traced by more than 95 ski slopes. The town of South Lake Tahoe, which is only five miles away from the mountain, is famous for having a lively nightlife. The side of the city that belongs to the state of Nevada (where gambling is allowed by law) hosts a good number of casinos that are open 24 hours. In addition, there are pubs, wine bars and clubs that will have you partying till dawn. Closing argument for this great ski resort, the sun is predominant and usually shines for almost 300 days a year - case closed.

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LOCATION NEVADA AND CALIFORNIA, WEST USA

AIRPORT RENO SACRAMENTO

TRANSFER RENO 1HR SACRAMENTO 2HR

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AWESOME RUNS There are descents for all levels of skiers, but beginners have a certain advantage: there are many green slopes where the views are even more spectacular! FOR KIDS Specially designed for children, the tubing tracks have an extension of 492 feet and a vertical slope of 66 feet. SNOWMOBILE Snowmobile rides in the Zephyr Cove region lead to unexplored places on the mountain from where you can appreciate the magical view of the lake. BACKCOUNTRY Advanced skiers who want to practice off-piste will find perfect trails in the regions of the Mott and Killebrew Canyons. PARTY UP ABOVE At 9,186 feet above sea level, the Unbuckle at Tamarack is the most famous spots for electronic music in the region.

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EDGEWOOD TAHOE WHERE: it’s inside a golf course and on the shores of beautiful Lake Tahoe. The hotel also offers transfers to the center of the city and to the slopes (only 3 min away). HOW IT IS: all 154 rooms and suites are spacious and have a gas stove and balcony. The decoration of the hotel is extremely elegant and modern, but without losing the mountain climate. GOURMET: gastronomy is one of the high points of the hotel. There are three restaurants, the bistro has typically French dishes, in the bar with deck, the highlight is the view of the lake, and the main one, the Edgewood Restaurant, has floor to ceiling windows with views of the mountains. TOP INFRASTRUCTURE: In addition to the transfers that take guests anywhere they wish, the hotel has a full spa with more than 2 thousand square meters and a list of treatments with natural products.

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THE LANDING RESORT Built in 2013, this boutique hotel has 77 European-style rooms with a fireplace, 300-thread count sheets and breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe. With luxuries like heated floors in the bathrooms with L’Occitane products. As well as facilities including a gym, spa, jacuzzis, heated pool, complimentary shuttles to the village and gondolas, and a delightful restaurant.

Price Range: $

GRAND RESIDENCES BY MARRIOTT The apartment configurations vary and can have up to three bedrooms, with a fireplace and full kitchen. For late-afternoon enjoyment, relax in the heated outdoor pool or sauna in the complex, with beautiful views of the area. End the ritual by admiring the stars at the foot of the open fire, accompanied by a delicious hot chocolate.

Price Range: $

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Mammoth The sweetheart ski resort among Californians, Mammoth is also known for its

powder snow and for holding one of the longest ski seasons in the Unite States

Set within the Sierra Nevada mountains at an altitude of 8,000 feet, Mammoth has long been a favorite among Californians for its long season, even in years with little snowfall. This year, the mountain plans to stay open all the way through August. What? Yes! Which means you can catch freshies in the morning and waves in Malibu in the afternoon or head north for a quaff of that Napa wine. The mountain itself boasts 3,500 acres of skiable terrain including parks, cross country and off-piste. California’s obsession with food and wine mean incredible dining options and this close to Hollywood, you know there’s going to be some sick shopping. Powder + sunshine + Cali vibes = an epic ski vacation. It is also the only resort in North America to offer three different sized half-pipes and, an extended winter season means maybe this year you’ll get to try summer skiing… if that’s not a thing, it is now.

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LOCATION CALIFORNIA

AIRPORT RENO

TRANSFER 3H

151 SKI RUNS

28 SKI LIFTS

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20% 15% advanced

expert

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7,949 11,049 feet

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LUXURY DINING Take a seat in a heated, luxury snowcat and ride under the jagged Sierra skies while sipping wine and noshing on cheese and antipasti during a Parallax Snowcat Dinner. FAMILY DINNER The Mountainside Bar & Grill at the base of Mammoth offers traditional, vegetarian and fun kid dishes where you can watch the action on the mountain through floor to ceiling, panoramic windows. SNOWSHOEING Relive a piece of history when you go snowshoeing in the moonlight and gather with your tribe afterwards for hot drinks around the fire. FUN FOR EVERYONE Mammoth Rock ‘N’ Bowl is as much for kids as it is adults: with 12 bowling lanes, 3 golf simulators, foosball, darts, ping pong, two restaurants, a full bar, and the best views in town. ROMANTIC APRÈS The Restaurant at Convict Lake is a rustic cabin with wood floors and beams with a dining area that looks out over the scenic lake.

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THE WESTIN MONACHE RESORT Rounding out its first decade, it is the only full service luxury hotel in the Mammoth Mountain complex, which emphasizes its personalized attention and the captivating surrounding landscape. This family-friendly resort offers 230 rooms and a lobby with 24-hour reception as well as a playground for the young ones.

Price Range: $

THE VILLAGE LODGE MAMMOTH The Village Lodge is ideally located, within walking distance of shops, restaurants and the lift. The hotel also offers transfer service to various locations in the ski resort. The accommodations are equipped with kitchen and fireplace and range from studios to three bedroom apartments.

Price Range: $

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Squaw Valley With a perfect mix of ski runs from beginners to experts, this ski resort is always a success! With 6,000 acres of skiable terrain, Squaw has an excellent mix of easy runs, unmarked trails, challenging bowls and intense steeps, and as the trademarked Spring Skiing Capital, you can enjoy all these options well past winter. In addition to hosting the 1960 Olympics, Squaw holds the reputation for being the birthplace of American extreme skiing ever since Scott Schmidt jumped several 100+ foot cliffs in the early 1980’s. So whether you’re looking for thrills or prefer to kick it in a hot tub with your goggles and sunscreen, Squaw has no shortage of California steeze (that’s stylin’ easy for all you looking to hone your native slang). Visiting The Spring Skiing Capital means packing a little differently than your typical winter ski trip: sure you’ll want to throw in a jacket and some gloves, but don’t forget those short sleeves, a pair of Ray Bans, some solid SPF and a chillaxed attitude.

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LOCATION CALIFORNIA

AIRPORT RENO

TRANSFER 1H

175 SKI RUNS

30 SKI LIFTS

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DINING VIEWS Squaw’s most breathtaking venue, The Terrace is located at an elevation of 8,200 feet and features panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierras. OFF-MOUNTAIN DINING Twenty-Two Bistro and Bar is distinctive for more than its views of KT-22 - their broad wine list, custom cocktails and beer on-tap pair perfectly with menu items like Kobe beef burger and ahi tuna. EARLY BIRDS Dawn patrol isn’t just for surfers – get on the lifts before anyone else for first tracks down untouched powder or perfectly groomed corduroy and watch the sunrise over Lake Tahoe. CULTURE The Olympic Museum is an inspiring trip back in time where you and your family can learn about the 1960 Winter Olympics, check out the news articles and video presentations. FUN APRÈS At the Umbrella Bar (elevation 8,200 feet), you can hang out in an enormous jacuzzi while soaking up the California sun and while enjoying your hard-earned après drink of choice.

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Beginners

Intermediate Expert Lifts

SKI RUNS

25% beginners

6,197 feet

45% intermediate

30% advanced

TOP

9,048 feet Beginners

Intermediate Expert Lifts

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SQUAW VALLEY LODGE Located at the mountain base, with ski in/out access, this property provides comfort and convenience in a sophisticated yet relaxed environment. With endless amenities including a fitness center, spa, sauna and steam room, the extras are endless and ensure that your stay is an incredible and memorable one.

Price Range: $

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Jackson Hole Two mountains and a real paradise for advanced skiers.

Nestled among national parks in the state of Wyoming, Jackson Hole is surrounded by natural beauties such as the famous Yellowstone Reservation and Grand Teton Park. The scenery is spectacular, with canyons, valleys, peaks covered with white and an abundant fauna along the slopes and plains. Its ski slopes are favored and visited by the most experienced athletes, even taking the title for having the largest vertical slope in the United States. It is also here where one of the most challenging areas in the world resides, Corbet’s Couloir. Off the tracks, there are two Old West-backed towns that support skiers: Town of Jackson, and 20 miles away, Teton Village. Both are filled with good restaurants, bars and art galleries.

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LOCATION WYOMING, MIDWEST USA

AIRPORT JACKSON HOLE

TRANSFER 20MIN

133 SKI RUNS

15 SKI LIFTS

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EXPERT SKIING Heli-Skiing can be practiced on the five mountain ranges, where those perfect descents begin once you’ve made the leap. IRRESISTIBLE WAFFLES Definitely order the hot chocolate with the delicious and perfect waffles made at the Corbet’s Cabin, located at the top of Rendezvous Mountain VIEWS Enjoy the gondolas to see the radical descents from a breath-taking point of view, with the snowy mountains and the Snake River as a backdrop. APRÉS-SKI An unforgettable night to enjoy après-ski would be in a charming saloon-like bar such as Mangy Moose and the Million Dollar Cowboy. SNOWCATS In an area of more than 593 acres in the Peaked Mountains, the powerful snowcats take skiers to remote Copyright: Stacy White

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areas for thrilling descents.


Beginners Intermediate Advanced Lifts Bathrooms Restaurant

SKI RUNS

10% beginners

40% intermediate

50%

WHAT’S NEW: Coming winter Solitude Ski resort

6,312 feet

will be opened- The ultimate onmountain facility for Jackson Hole Mountain Sports School.

TOP

10,449

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advanced

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HOTEL TERRA JACKSON HOLE The modern style of this boutique hotel with ski-in access in the center of the small town of Teton, adopts an ecological way of business: from bed linen to amenities, everything is organic. The 130 accommodations range from studios to threebedroom suites with full kitchens. In addition to the great restaurants, it has a spa with treatment rooms, jacuzzi and infinity pool.

Price Range: $

TETON MOUNTAIN LODGE & SPA This lodge welcomes you and your family with classic mountain elegance and a laidback style, with spacious accommodation of up to three bedrooms, fireplace, equipped kitchens and breathtaking views. Enjoy Jackson’s newest spa-SpaTerre, award-winning restaurants, and custom-crafted cocktails at Spur Restaurant & Bar.

Price Range: $

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FOUR SEASONS RESORT Surrounded by the breathtaking views of the Grand Teton Mountain Range and inspiring array of wildlife, this resort offers the perfect mix of rustic adventure and luxury accommodations. Consisting of comfortable studios, suites and residences of up to five rooms. With one of the best spas in the country, après-ski lounge and an outdoor deck.

Price Range: $

JACKSON HOLE LODGING The properties available for rent are scattered throughout the region, but can be located next to the slopes with ski-in / ski-out access. Facilities range from studio-style apartments to accommodation of up to five bedrooms, all with kitchen, living area and access to a jacuzzi and swimming pool. In addition, there is daily maid service.

Price Range: $

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AMANGANI Close to the Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, the Amangani is located in an area with a privileged reach of nature, interspersed by rivers and teeming with wildlife. The hotel is 7000 feet above sea level, and its name means “place of peace”. It is 20 minutes by car from the Jackson Hole tracks. Contemporary in style, the suites have large panoramic windows facing the mountains and the forest, all with terraces or balconies.

Price Range: $$

SNAKE RIVER LODGE & SPA In addition to the 125 rooms and suites.
The Snake River Lodge & Spa has
30 residences of two, three and four rooms, all equipped completely with kitchens. The Gamefish restaurant and bar is one of the best dining options in the area. Spa, swimming pool, jacuzzi and whirlpool, indoor and outdoor, are ideal options of relaxation.

Price Range: $

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Killington Because of its 1000+ skiable acres and 3000 vertical feet, this ski resort is known as “The Beast”

With a nickname like “The Beast,” you know you’re in for some sizeable fun. Located in central Vermont’s Green Mountains, Killington is comprised of six mountains with more than 70 miles of terrain and 140 trails – 28% beginner, 33% intermediate, 24% advanced and 15% expert. Boasting the longest on-snow season in the East, these 6 peaks are the place to head for savoring winter’s good-to-the-last-drop bounty. The Killington Peak Lodge, located at the top of the K1 gondola, boasts maximized views of the summit and when the weather’s clear, New England, New York and Canada to boot. The Beast Coaster is an adrenaline-packed 4,800-foot-long alpine roller coaster that twists and turns through the woods (on the down low – adults like it just as much as kids) and snowcat sleigh rides are a great way to wind down the day.

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LOCATION VERMONT

AIRPORT BURLINGTON ALBANY BOSTON

TRANSFER BURLINGTON 2HR ALBANY 2H10 BOSTON 3H30

155 SKI RUNS

21 SKI LIFTS

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SKI RUNS

28% beginners

33% intermediate

24%

Beginners Intermediate

advanced

Advanced Expert Lifts Restaurant

15% expert

APRES-SKI

who enter since 1963, and be sure to dine

Après at The Peak Lodge means fine wine,

in the original motor room of Killington’s first

signature hot cocktails and local drafts by

4-passenger lift.

the fire with a view of the Greens, Whites FAT BIKING

3,822 feet

and Adirondack mountain ranges. The fat bike craze has hit critical mass. SKI PROGRAMS

With wider hubs and tires than a mountain

All kids ski programs are organized by

bike, these two-wheelers practically float

age and ability and are either MAX 3

across the snow and ice.

or MAX 5, to allow skiers and riders to ENVIRONMENTAL FOCUS

TOP

13,914 feet

build confidence, learn, and explore in a Killington has reduced its carbon footprint personalized environment. and changed to sustainable energy suppliers WELL-DESERVED MEALS The Wobbly Barn Steakhouse has been winning the hearts and stomachs of all those

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creating innovative initiatives like the Cow Power program.


Where to stay Book now

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KILLINGTON GRAND RESORT HOTEL The 200 accommodations are divided into studios, suites and penthouses. In addition to a living room, each is equipped with a kitchen and include seasonal in-room breakfast. The resort also offers a restaurant, bar, spa, health club and games room with arcade, and is located just 1.2 miles from Killington Peak and 1 mile from the ski resort.

Price Range: $

TRAIL CREEK CONDOMINIUMS Located in the hilly area of Rutland, just walking distance or a shuttle away from the slopes, this property offers 78 rooms all with equipped kitchens, laundry facilities and TV - some also feature a sauna and hot tub. The hotel restaurant offers local dishes, traditional American dishes and vegetarian cuisine.

Price Range: $

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Stowe Home for Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream, its a must to try the month’s flavor on the way to the airport. Driving through the Green Mountains’ rock-walled passes, under the arms of majestic maples, into valleys filled with the smell woodsmoke and along streets lined with quaint inns and shops is your preamble to reaching Stowe’s ski resort. Two of New England’s finest mountains, Mansfield and Spruce Peak, are connected by an inter-mountain transfer gondola and feature gentle terrain and a deluxe base lodge on one side, with steep runs and the “Front Four” double black diamond trails on the other. With an overall 485 acres of skiable terrain, more than 200 miles of cross-country ski trails, some of the finest downhill skiing in the east and world-class ice-climbing, this place is a mecca for endorphin junkies. Home to Ben and Jerry’s Ice cream! Be sure to stop in for a tour and tasting of the flavor of the month on your way to or from the airport.

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LOCATION VERMONT

AIRPORT BURLINGTON

TRANSFER 40MIN

116 SKI RUNS

12 SKI LIFTS

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ON-MOUNTAIN CUISINE Artisan-inspired Solstice, located inside Stowe Mountain Lodge, takes New England’s farm fresh produce to a whole other level with its hyper-local dining experience. BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS Dutch Pancake Cafe at the Grey Fox Inn where pannekoekens, the Dutch version of a pancake or crepe, comes with your choice of more than 50 varieties of toppings.

SKI RUNS

16% 55% beginners

intermediate

SNOWSHOEING Take a guided snowshoe tour at magic hour (twilight) through woodland trails, frozen waterfalls and open meadows.

15% 14% advanced

expert

DELICIOUS CREATIONS Not far from south of the mountain, Ben and Jerry’s Factory – take a 30-minute guided tour to be followed, naturally, with a cone of the good stuff in the Scoop Shop.

TOP

1,559 4,395 feet

164

feet

DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY The Rusty Nail has been the site of many a memorable party with live music by top bands and dancing on the massive, sunken dance floor


Beginners Intermediate Advanced Expert Lifts Bathrooms Restaurant

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STOWE MOUNTAIN LODGE This property offers 300 guest rooms nestled in the heart of the Stowe Mountain Resort, and is New England’s premier year-round resort hotel offering impeccable service, a world-class spa, farm fresh artisan cuisine, ski in/out access and in-house Alpine Destinations DMC services.

Price Range: $

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CANADA BRITISH COLUMBIA Whistler

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Banff-Lake Louise

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Mont Tremblant

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Whistler Constantly named as one of the best in North America, the resort has modern infrastructure and incredible slopes From the steepest black diamonds to the longest, most gentle cruisers around, Whistler and Blackcomb boast all the powder you can handle. With an uber-modern infrastructure that includes an interactive platform allowing guests to collect data about their days on the mountain simply by scanning their life pass, skiing just got a whole lot more connected. Off the mountain, there’s no end to après indulgences and gustatory delights – the village is home to countless five-star hotels, top-of-the-line stores, and some of the best restaurants on the West Coast. The Peak 2 Peak Gondola links both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain. It is the first lift to join the two mountains and holds world records for the longest free span between ropeway towers at 1.88 miles and the highest point above the ground at 1,430 feet.

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LOCATION BRITISH COLUMBIA, SOUTHWEST CANADA

AIRPORT VANCOUVER

TRANSFER 2H30

234 SKI RUNS

37 SKI LIFTS

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ACTIVITIES If acting like an Olympian is on your bucket list, you’ll want to hop into a four-person bobsled for an adrenaline-fueled ride down world’s fastest track at Whistler Legacies. FOR KIDS Go big at The Big Mountain Awareness Camp – a one-day educational camp for teens or ‘Ride With Your Tribe’ on a multiday program featuring parks, pipes and big mountain skiing. CULTURE In April, music, art and sports collide during the World Ski and Snowboard Festival. This full-on culture mashup (free admission!) is an exploration of the magic that occurs when you bring the best artists, athletes and musicians together under one roof. NIGHTLIFE Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC), one of North America’s best après bars with its prime view of schussing skiers tackling infamous drops, a massive patio and an intimate venue to see the best bands touring the West Coast.

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Beginners Intermediate Expert Lifts Restaurants

SKI RUNS

20% Beginnerss

55% Intermediate

25% advanced

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2,244 feet

TOP

7,158 feet

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FOUR SEASONS RESORT AND RESIDENCES Monumental in scale, Whistler dazzles with its vast acreage, summit glaciers and a towering vertical rise, as well as its European-esque village and alpine meadows. With rooms for groups of up to eight people, wellness and fitness facilities, bar and restaurants, this property unites sophistication, comfort, support, and adventure.

Price range: $$$

FAIRMONT The luxurious 539-room resort is located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain. Tastefully designed luxury accommodations with spectacular mountain or village views were created with a blend of natural alpine setting. The pinnacle of exclusivity here is staying in the private Gold Wing of the hotel, enjoying special services and amenities.

Price range: $

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THE WESTIN All 400 suites feature modern decor, kitchen, fireplace and bathtub so your guests can relax after a day of skiing. Among the resort’s amenities are the gym, heated pools and jacuzzis, the Avello Spa and Health Club which offers 75+ treatments, top restaurant and bar, and stunning views of the beautiful Blackcomb Mountain.

Price range: $$

CRYSTAL LODGE & SUITES The prime location - which gives access to the gondolas of the region’s two mountains - is just one of the facilities available to Crystal Lodge guests. The spacious suites have a fireplace and beautiful views of the village. In addition to offering a swimming pool, hot tub, fitness center and sauna, there are several shops and restaurants adjacent to the hotel.

Price range: $$$

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Banff-Lake Louise Three resorts, located within one national park, connect some of the most beautiful descents in Canada

A single ski pass gives you access to all three resorts - Banff, Lake Louise and Norquay - which together offer more than 250 runs and almost 9,000 acres of skiable terrain. Transit between hotels, gondola bases and lifts using the free shuttle service to and from the resorts. Known for the region’s dry snow, its northern location and mountain elevations, the resorts offer one of the longest seasons in the Northern Hemisphere, running from mid-November to practically the end of May. The village of Banff, located 120 miles from the city of Calgary, offers unique traditional mountain culture and an artistic environment plus more than 200 shops, restaurants and a lively nightlife. The Lake Louise area is one of the most special and photographed in the area.

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LOCATION ALBERTA

AIRPORT CALGARY

2H

282 SKI RUNS

20 SKI LIFTS

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ICE SKATING The ice skating on Lake Louise is considered one of the most beautiful in the world! MOUNTAIN FUN Tubing or toboggan runs are fun no matter the age. Children from 4 years of age can participate. LOCAL FLAVORS The 1888 Chop House restaurant specializes in premium cuts of Alberta steak, game meat and sustainable seafood. AFTER SKI Wild Bill’s Legendary Saloon is an Old West style bar! Try FOR MORE DETAILS CHECK OUR WEBSITE!

its Canadian beer accompanied by great Tex-Mex dishes. Enjoy the night away at its dance floor or relax by its large televisions that usually broadcast live hockey games. BEYOND SKI Practice heliski and backcountry skiing - considered one of the best in North America!

SKI RUNS

25%

45%

beginners

intermediate

19%

11%

advanced

experts

BASE

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FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAKE LOUISE LOCATION: Surrounded by stunning nature, the iconic hotel is located within a national park, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. PROPERTY: Overlooking the picturesque Lake Louise and glorious the mountains, it offers over 500 spacious and cozy accommodations. The Gold Wing, on the seventh floor, is a hotel inside the hotel, with even more exclusive services, including a lounge with snacks available throughout the day - from breakfast to après-ski canapÊs. RELAXATION: The spa menu consists of more than 20 treatments, manicure and hair salon services, as well as a heated pool, whirlpool, sauna and fitness room. GASTRONOMY: At The Walliser Stube you can indulge in delicious fondue and other Swiss influenced dishes, and at the Fairview the best of contemporary Canadian cuisine. Afternoon tea at the hotel is also highly recommended.

Price range: $

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Mont Tremblant The bigest ski resort in Canada’s East Side enchants with its super charming town and 102 ski runs Originally named Manitonga Soutana, (mountain of the spirits) by the ancient Algonquin Indian tribe, Mont Tremblant offers 755 acres of skiable terrain with 102 ski trails on 4 distinct slopes for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. With a top elevation of 2,870 feet your skis point due south over breathtaking views of the Laurentians, meandering rivers and crystal-blue lakes. Combining the Canadian charm of a rustic logging town with the flavor of the French Alps, Tremblant is consistently ranked by Ski Magazine readers as the East’s No. 1 resort. Known for their maple syrup and Québécois cuisine, Mont Tremblant is as much a hot spot for ski enthusiasts as it is for foodies. Together, it makes for a vacation of delectable proportions.

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LOCATION QUEBEC

AIRPORT MONTREAL (YUL) MACAZA (YTM)

MONTREAL (YUL) 1H30 MACAZA (YTM) 40MIN

102 SKI RUNS

14 SKI LIFTS

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FRENCH DINING Voted #1 on Trip Advisor, Le Cheval de Jade specializes in fine French dining with dishes like Duckling à la Rouennaise, Mediterranean bouillabaisse and Grilled Quebec veal chop. ACTIVITIES Bring the whole family for a unique dogsledding experience at Tremblant! Choose one of our exciting dogsledding excursions through the forest, on the mountain or on valley trails. SUGAR RUSH It’s a serious sugar rush at The Sugar Shack; after learning how maple syrup is made, taste the gorgeous maple products and traditional taffy on snow. SHOPPING The European-style village is a miasma of quaint shops filled with all the snow-centric items you need (and some you just want) as well as art galleries, ready-to-wear boutiques and luxury furriers. FEELING LUCKY Try your luck at the Casino de Mont-Tremblant – a unique gaming experience with an intimate ambience and breathtaking setting.

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SKI RUNS

21% 32% beginners

Intermediate

36% 10% advanced

experts

BASE

TOP

754 2,867 feet

182

feet


Where to stay Book now

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FAIRMONT MONT TREMBLANT Boasting a Victorian architecture, the Fairmont Tremblant sits at the foot of Laurentian Mountain, with ski-in / ski-out access to the slopes. Its 314 elegant and spacious rooms were completely renovated back in 2014. Ideal for families, it has an outdoor pool, jacuzzis, sauna and a children’s playground.

Price range: $$

LE WESTIN RESORT & SPA Located in the ski destination of Mont Tremblant and within the Village, this hotel offers ski-in/ski-out access, and fully equipped suites with fireplaces, kitchen and breakfast. It also features an outdoor salt-water pool and jacuzzi, the renowned AmĂŠrispa and a 24 hour fitness studio.

Price range: $

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EUROPE SWITZERLAND St. Moritz Zermatt Gstaad Verbier Crans-Montana Andermatt Engelberg Titlis

186 194 200 208 214 218 222

FRANCE Courchevel Megève Chamonix Mèribel Val d’Isère Val Thorens

226 240 248 254 258 264


ITALY Cortina D’Ampezzo Madonna di Campiglio Alta Badia - Dolomitas Cervinia La Thuile

270 274 278 282 286

AUSTRIA Lech Zürs Innsbruck St. Anton

290 296 300

CLUB MED Peisey-Vallandry Valmorel Val d’Isère Val Thorens Sensations Grand Massif Samoëns Pragelato Les Arcs Panorama St. Moritz Roi Soleil

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St. Moritz On the shores of a beautiful lake, sits one of Europe’s most legendary resorts for alpine sports

St. Moritz is the most famous resort in Switzerland for many reasons; not only does it offer perfect snow conditions, sunny weather and traces of Italian culture, but its elegant village is full of coveted hotels, award-winning restaurants and well-branded stores. It’s not uncommon to find jet setters and celebrities strolling along the frozen blue lake, where it is even possible to ice skate. With its favorable position in the Engadin valley, at the top of the Swiss Alps, its three mountains, Corviglia, Corvatsch and Diavolezza, provide 217 miles of runs, as well as 136 miles of special areas for cross-country skiing. There are also snow parks with fun obstacles and descents for snowboarders. The resort is also en route to the famous Glacier Express, the panoramic train that runs through the most incredible parts of Switzerland.

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LOCATION GRAUBÜNDEN, SWITZERLAND

AIRPORT ZÜRICH

TRANSFER 2H30

88 SKI RUNS

56 SKI LIFTS

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LAKE TRADITION Since 1907, the frozen lake of St. Moritz is the scene of the most decorated winter horse race, the White Turf. NOT PARIS, NOT NEW YORK The Via Serlas is the most famous shopping street in the region, with international brand stores including Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Cavalli and Moncler and Bogner. HOT NEWS IN THE MOUNTAIN The new CheCha Club by chef Reto Mathis arrives with an incredible concept; an open terrace in the lively Blizzard Beach Club with DJs and exquisite gourmet options. The Truffled pizza is delicious! NIGHT SKIING It is possible to ski at night every Friday in Corvatsh - the runs are open from 19h to 2h on party mode between the months of December and April. FOOD OASIS The base of the mountain gathers some of the best restaurants in the Alps, such as Baumanns Chesa Pirani, Ecco on the Snow and Matsuhisa. There are even award-winning Michelin options available.

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Beginners Intermediate Advanced Lifts Restaurants

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SKI RUNS

20% intermediate

5,905 feet

70% advanced

TOP

10% 10,836 experts

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BADRUTT’S PALACE HOTEL Facing Lake St. Moritz, located in the heart of St. Moritz, the historic Badrutt’s Palace Hotel was built to be a luxury hotel back in 1896. Its services are impeccable. With rooms of up to 3000 sqf, It includes a private butler and the hotel also offers transfer from the local airport or from the train station, in a Rolls Royce. The infrastructure is completed with restaurants, a spa, a Kids’ Club and the most famous disco in the region.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast and transfers from St. Moritz train station to the hotel and return available

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CARLTON HOTEL ST. MORITZ Founded in 1913, this charming boutique hotel has only 60 suites, all with spectacular lake views, elegant decor and comfortable luxuries. It seats by the frozen lake, near Via Serlas, the main commercial street of the city. With a full spa that spans three floors, Michelin star Italian restaurant Da Vittorio and typical Swiss delicacies Romanoff, the Carlton Hotel is a must!

Price range: $$$ With breakfeast and CHF 100 food and beverage credit per person, per stay

NIRA ALPINA Situated on the foot of the Corvatsch mountain, the Design Hotel Nira Alpina is for travelers who love good food, beautiful surroundings and authentic experiences. In addition to the exclusive ski-in / ski-out access, it stands out for its lively bar and wellness center signed by Pure Altitude.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast.

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KULM HOTEL This hotel is where the history of St. Moritz began, and is one of the great local icons of elegance. With over 160 years of tradition, it portrays the best of Swiss hospitality demonstrated in its complete infrastructure. Amenities include a spa area of more than 15,000 square-feet, awardwinning restaurants and the fun Marmotta Kids Club to entertain the little ones.

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GRAND HOTEL KRONENHOF PONTRESINA This heritage-protected luxury-class establishment is located in the heart of the idyllic Engadine village of Pontresina, less than 4 miles from St. Moritz. Boasting some 112 spacious rooms and themed and unique suites, as well as the large and well-equipped Kronenhof Spa, several very notable restaurants and even an ice rink.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast

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KEMPINSKI GRAND HOTEL DES BAINS This ski-in / out five-star in St. Moritz offers an unforgettable stay in terms of comfort, luxury and gastronomy - it has two award-winning restaurants, including the Cà d’Oro, a Michelin star. With a rich tradition, the Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains has 189 rooms and suites of one and two floors. The spa is out of series, with 31,000 sq ft, heated indoor pool, several dry and steam saunas and relaxation area. The hotel has a 24-hour gym, cigar lounge and cocktail bar with DJ.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast

SUVRETTA HOUSE ST. MORITZ Only 1 mile from the village of St. Moritz, surrounded by mountains and lakes, in the middle of a natural park, the Suvretta House is the reminiscent of a fairy tale castle. This five-star hotel has free transfer to the village and private cable car to the ski resort. The hotel features series of known brands such as Agnona and Ermenegildo Zegna. In addition to the Grand Restaurant and the Suvretta Stube, there are also mountain restaurants for snacks during the day and at the Teddy Club, children have their own restaurant.

Price range: $ With breakfeast

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Zermatt Thousands of feet of slopes, powder snow and constant company at the most legendary peak of the Alps, the Matterhorn

It would be impossible to ski Zermatt and not be charmed with the views of the Alps and the Matterhorn, the mountain on the Toblerone chocolate packaging. Also known for the quantity and quality of the snow, the resort has 394 skiable acres full of optimal tracks spread over three different areas: Sunegga-Rothorn, Gornergrat-Stockhorn and Schwarzsee-Matterhorn. Beloved by experienced skiers, the mountain usually receives athletes for training, mainly in Glacier Theodul, located on Mattherhorn Glacier Paradise, which is skiable all year-round. It’s not just for experts - children can practice in their own special areas with the company of fun loving pets. The charming town has narrow streets with dozens of mountain chalets built more than 200 years ago, which house boutique hotels, design shops and gourmet restaurants, while always maintaining the alpine style.

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AIRPORT MILAN GENEVA

TRANSFER MILAN 2H15 GENEVA 3H

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PANORAMIC TRIP The resort is one of the starting points for the Glacier Express, a train that has already become a legend in the Alps, with its panoramic red carriages that continue to St. Moritz. SKI OUT TO ITALY Skiers wishing to explore other territories can take advantage of its access to Cervinia in neighboring Italy. IGLU DORF In Iglu Dorf, an igloo village, the visitors can participate in a special dinner, have wine in an ice bar or even spend an entire night comfortably inside the igloo. ENCHANTED PALACE The Gletscher Palast is an underground palace located almost 50 feet under a glacier, a mystical world filled with ice sculptures. The walk through its galleries is a special experience for the whole family! UP AND DOWN! One of Switzerland’s largest heliski operations is located in Zermatt which promises plenty of adrenaline for the more experienced skiers.

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CERVO MOUNTAIN Focusing on its modern mountain design, combining quality, lifestyle and attention to detail. It comprises of eight chalets with spacious rooms and suites, each with a spa, and a complete chalet with four or five rooms and suite. In addition to the Matterhorn look, it has a cottage-style spa and two restaurants: the award-winning gourmet, with 14 Gault Millau points, CERVO Puro and Ferdinand.

Price range: $ With breakfeast and pick-up service (from/to Zermatt Station or the village entrance)

HOTEL MONTE ROSA A simple wooden chalet, which served as a refuge for mountaineers more than 160 years ago, gave birth to the oldest historical hotel in Zermatt. The mountain ambience and hospitality are present in all aspects of this boutique hotel and its 41 rooms, decorated differently, but always comfortable and cozy.

Price range: $ With breakfeast and transfer to and from station

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MONT CERVIN PALACE It is the oldest hotel in the area, founded in 1852, and still retains the characteristics of a historic palace. In its latest renovation, it acquired a new building, called Le Petit Cervin, which contains rooms of up to 1,300 square feet with the Matterhorn views. To these, three other buildings add up to 150 rooms and suites in total. In the Residence wing, the apartments are equipped to receive families. Hospitality is one of the main qualities of Mont Cervin Palace, taking into account the tradition of the Swiss hotel industry. The gastronomy is very well served in the six restaurants, including the award-winning Ristorante Capri, which offers Mediterranean cuisine within the mountainous atmosphere.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast and transfer.

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Gstaad A small friendly village in the Alps that opens up to more than 124 miles of ski runs

The Gstaad resort, in the Bernese Alps, is one of the most traditional in Europe. Even with its small size, it remains beloved by jet setters, members of the European royalty and regulars who prefer its great descents and elegance. The city combines the Swiss traditions and strong stewardship. In the village one can indulge in relaxing massages offered by the larger hotels, go shopping at the Hauptstrasse or satisfy the appetite at one of the award-winning restaurants. However, all of this is only a bonus to the local ski universe. Gstaad has access to three distinct areas, which all together add up to 137 miles of tracks. Cross-country fans can enjoy 103 miles of trails available for venture off to nature.

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AIRPORT GENEVA ZÜRICH

TRANSFER GENEVA 2H ZÜRICH 2H30

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BEGINNERS PARADISE Most of Gstaad’s runs are perfect for beginners, more than half of them are of an easy level. UP HIGH The region that permeates the resort is a real amusement park, there are six different areas for landing and heliski practice. AT THE TOP Glacier 3000 is the highest point in Gstaad. From there you can practice various snow sports and enjoy the view, which includes peaks such as the Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn. DAY TRIP Less than an hour’s drive away from Gstaad, there are factories where you can learn about the processes and enjoy samples and tastings; such as La Maison du Gruyère, (cheese) and Maison Cailler (chocolate). GOURMET SUGGESTIONS The Swiss Stübli and La Fromagerie are must-visit restaurants for those who love fondue and raclette. Don’t forget to try the truffle and champagne fondue at La Fromagerie!

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LE GRAND BELLEVUE Featuring 57 elegant guest rooms, nine of which are suites, offering chic accommodation with panoramic mountain views. In addition to owning the recently revamped 32,000-squarefoot largest spa in the area, it has numerous après-ski options, such as pubs, bars and restaurants, including the Michelin-star Leonard’s and the trendy Le Grand Bellevue.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast and half board

THE ALPINA GSTAAD Inaugurated in 2012, this property houses 56 beautiful suites with contemporary décor, private terrace and, most with a fireplace. The extra treats here are incredible: from the minibar of healthy snacks to honey served at breakfast, which is produced locally, and even the possibility of tasting a delicious fondue under the stars.

Price range: $$$ Breakfeast and CHF 100 credit per person to be used in one of the three onsite restaurants and shuttle service to and from Gstaad train station

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HÔTEL E LE CHALET DE ROUGEMONT Only 10 minutes from Gstaad is this boutique hotel with an atmosphere of alpine refuge. Guests feel at home in the cozy rooms of the Hôtel de Rougemont, always surrounded by a discreet luxury perceived in the decoration, service and details. Glass, wood and leather are the materials present in each rooms, but always in a different way. To maximaze the flavors, the Le Roc restauran uses the fire of the stove for it’s meat and fish preparations.

Price range: $ With breakfeast.

ULTIMA GSTAAD The brand-new Ultima Gstaad is a luxury boutique hotel offering a high-end concept that provides an extraordinary level of refinement, relaxation and style. Comprised of 11 suites and 6 residences offering superb luxury, an Italian restaurant, a Spa by La Prairie for face and body treatments, an Aesthetics Clinic and a team constantly attentive to your needs.

Price range: $$$ With breakfeast.

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GSTAAD SWITZERLAND

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GSTAAD PALACE This luxurious five-star superior hotel opened its doors back in 1913, offering 90 rooms and suites with alpine dÊcor and picturesque views of the Bernese Oberland. The establishment consists of five restaurants offering Swiss, Italian and international cuisine, a children’s club, the legendary GreenGo nightclub and the Palace Spa.

Price range: $$ Half board: breakfast plus lunch or dinner with a food credit per person

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PARK GSTAAD Nestled in a stunning mountain landscape, the Park Gstaad offers all the elegance and indulgence of a traditional grand hotel but with a cosy, more relaxed atmosphere. Health and wellness, a focus on fitness and a commitment to sustainability are all at the heart of this peaceful, authentically alpine getaway, with its choice of 84 luxurious rooms and 10 suites, each with a breathtaking view of the Alps. The holistic spa offers treatments for the body and mind. It has an indoor saltwater pool, a gym with personal trainer, Jacuzzi, relaxation area, saunas, Turkish bath - and a professional golf simulator with a resident golf pro.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast.

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Verbier Backcountry skiing and fun evenings is the formula for this resort’s success in the Valais region.

Verbier solid reputation is built upon two main foundations, extensive grounds for off-piste skiing and a busy nightlife. During the day, you can ski in the 4 Vallèes, the complex with more than 250 miles of runs which includes mountains such as Bruson, Nendaz and Thyon. In addition, the region has an interconnected lift system which simplifies moving from one mountain to another to test descents of various difficulty levels. The fun of practicing snow sports is not limited to skiers: hiking, snowshoeing and fun toboggan runs are some of the other activities available. It doesn’t stop there, you can see the top of Matterhorn and the French Mont Blanc on the horizon. At night, the excitement moves to the village where there are incredible shows, tastings and après-ski.

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AIRPORT GENEVA

TRANSFER 2H

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OFF TRACK To get the best backcountry descents, hop on the frequent heliski outings. There are three main drop-off points: Petit Combin, Glacier du Trient and Rosablanche. ICE CLIMBING With the cold weather, the waterfalls in the area freeze creating a great attraction for those who venture into climbing. All are welcome! APRĂˆS-SKI It is impossible not to enjoy the hustle and bustle on the tracks or outside at the lounges and bars; like the traditional The Farm Club, The Carve, which is also a sushi bar, Le Rouge, with an outdoor terrace, and the modern Off-Piste at the W Hotel. GOOD WINES In addition to an incredible gastronomy, it is a great region for wine lovers. Some of the highlights include the white Ermitage and the red Pinot Noir. The local cheese Bagnes is recommended for the perfect combination. RELAXATION OASIS After skiing, you should indulge in a massage or treatment to relax your body and soul. Three of the best are the Elemis, the Spa by Valmont and the Away Spa.

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W VERBIER It’s not just your modern, high-tech design property full of the best amenities: it’s a 24-hour service slogan “Whatever you want, when you want”- the ultimate service experience. At the foot of the mountain, it has ski-in / ski-out access and is just minutes from the center. The hotel is a popular point both day and night, with lively après-ski and trendy restaurants.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast.

LA CORDÉE DES ALPES Conveniently located near two of the main lifts of Verbier, La Cordée des Alpes is the face of Europe. Its alpine architecture houses 32 charming rooms and suites, as well as many leisurely amenities such as a beautiful swimming pool, spa, sauna, Turkish bath, gym, awardwinning gourmet restaurants of Italian and Swiss influences, and a lively bar.

Price range $ With breakfeast.

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HOTEL NEVAI Built in an Alpine style with modern influences, the 4-star Nevai is an intimate design hotel with only 35 suites. All rooms have a fireplace, jacuzzi and exclusive balcony. In addition to the superspace restaurant and bar, the resort’s most famous nightclub is here. The spa offers top quality treatments with Elemis, a steam room and sauna, and physiotherapy services.

Price range: $ With breakfeast.

CHALET D`ADRIEN This rustic establishment, only 164 feet away from the lifts, reveals many pleasant surprises such as popular restaurants - including a Michelin starred - a cozy pub and a complete spa. If that isn’t enough, each of their accommodations are unique, full of charm and many are blessed with incredible views of Valais.

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Crans Montana Located on the shores of a beautiful lake, one of Europe’s most legendary resorts is home to many alpine sports

Described as one of the most beautiful in Switzerland, this resort was born from the union between the charming cities of Crans and Montana in the region of Valais. With an excellent infrastructure for beginner and intermediate level skiers, the resort maintains 87 miles of quiet slopes for unhurried descents. There are about 40 tracks, in addition to a snowpark of more than 1 million square feet of area, providing for maximum exclusivity. The villages are home to some of the best Swiss hotels in the region, amazing cabins in the middle of the mountain, restaurants awarded by Michelin and Gault & Millau guides and streets with more than 200 shopping stores. The Rue du Prado offers high-end brands such as, Hermès, Louis Vuitton and Moncler.

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AIRPORT SION BERN GENEVA

TRANSFER SION 30MIN BERN 2HR GENEVA 2H15

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WALKING IN THE SNOW There are dozens of miles of tracks surrounded with beautiful scenery, perfect for a walk with snowshoes on your feet. DELICACIES IN THE MOUNTAIN Mountain restaurants such as Chetzeron and Cabane des Violettes serve gourmet meals alongside the tracks. FUN FOR EVERYONE The resort has a complete infrastructure dedicated to children, including a kindergarten and playground in the snow with the resort’s pet company - Snowly, a super-friendly rabbit. BOOK EARLY AND GET THE BEST RATES!

NATURAL PRODUCTS Spa treatments at the Guardia Golf Hotel by Ivo Pitanguy’s clinic, use products with plant properties from the Amazon jungle. TRY YOUR LUCK In addition to having a bar, the small casino Crans Montana has slot machines and game tables for those who want to try their luck.

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GUARDA GOLF LOCATION: Only a five minute walk from the center of the small village of Crans, which extends throughout the foot of the resort. ROOMS: There are 25 classically decorated exclusive rooms and suites filled with Bulgari amenities. The new residential buildings include private apartments and complete hotel services, such as the ski concierge, who will look after your ski equipment. MUST TRY: The award-winning spa includes treatment rooms, a heated pool, sauna, hamman and a solarium. Its aesthetic procedures are managed by the renowned Brazilian physician Ivo Pitanguy. GASTRONOMY: In addition to Le Guarda Golf Lounge, you can indulge your palate at MiZUKi by Kakinuma, which serves Japanese cuisine accompanied by the best teas, sake and rare whiskeys.

Price range: $$ Breakfast and transfers to the ski slopes or anywhere in the resort of Crans-Montana.

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Andermatt This million-dollar project continues to transform Andermatt into an exclusive ski resort

In the heart of the Swiss Alps, Andermatt is at the entrance of the scenic route of Oberalp Pass. The two main mountains, Gemsstock and Nätschen, are part of the ski area called SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun. Together they have more than 74 miles of tracks and 24 ski lifts, plus additional tracks to practice crosscountry skiing, hiking and snowshoeing. With the expansion and renovation projects only commencing a few years ago, Andermatt’s low profile has already taken its first steps towards being an exclusive luxury ski resort. Its town, enriched with history, makes it a perfect place to wander through the charming alleyways, baroque-style buildings and modern architecture. The resort plans to have even more ventures, hotels, and even an entertainment center by 2020!

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LOCATION CANTON OF URI, SWITZERLAND

AIRPORT ZÜRICH MILAN

ZÜRICH 1H30 MILAN 2H10

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ON THE TRAIN ROUTE Andermatt is en route of the famous Glacier Express train. With panoramic windows and reclining chairs, it makes the trip even more special. NIGHT SKIING Thursday nights are for SnowNight Sedrun, when certain ski and toboggan runs are illuminated by snow-capped lights. The

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descent is open until 10 pm! SNOWPARK The Valtgeva snowpark is perfect for those who want more obstacles and bumps during their descents. There are structures FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ANDERMATT IN OUR WEBSITE!

for children, toboggan runs, magic carpets and two special lifts. DESIGNER TEAM The Zai store, located in Disentis, is about an hour from Andermatt Founded by ski designer Simon Jacomet, it offers handmade production of carbon fiber equipment and other traditional materials such as French walnut. Schedule visits to the factory are available!

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THE CHEDI LOCATION: Situated in an exceptional location, just a few feet from the lifts leading to the tracks! PROPERTY: Opened just two seasons ago, The Chedi is authentic and captivating, with its high ceilings, oriental decor - combining Asian expression and Alpine chic into its property and its 120 spacious accommodations. You really could not ask for more of this five-star service resort! RELAXATION: The resort boasts a 25,000 square feet spa which includes treatment rooms, sauna, hydrothermal baths, swimming pools, a fitness room and a beauty salon. It also offers its guests yoga, spinning classes and heating services for skiers.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast and complimentary transfer from Andermatt station and Gรถschenen Station to the hotel

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Engelberg Titlis Less than an hour from Lucerne, a Belle Époque resort full of attractions in addition to skiing.

The experience begins early, when the Titlis Rotair, the world’s first revolving cable car that allows an overview of the mountain with glaciers and snow capped peaks, takes skiers to an altitude of 10,000 feet in a five-minute ride. The climb is done in stages, going through ideal areas for beginner skiers, Trübsee and Gerschnialp, until you reach the top, the Titlis. The ski area is concentrated in 50 miles of runs, but the area for games and to practice other styles like cross-country skiing, goes beyond that, with more than 22 miles of trails and descents for freeriders. The village, which is less than an hour from Lucerne, also has a special charm, with buildings that reflect the beautiful Belle Époque, true cultural institutions such as the Benedictine monastery, impeccable restaurants and local shops.

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LOCATION OBWALDEN, SWITZERLAND

AIRPORT ZÜRICH

TRANSFER 1H30

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CULTURAL PROGRAM In the monastery of the city, founded in 1120, Benedictine monks still live and work in a small cheese factory. INCREDIBLE VIEWS Considered the highest suspended bridge in Europe, the Cliff Walk is 1,500 feet from the ground and is 330 feet long. All

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those who cross are rewarded with a breathtaking view!

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ICE CAVE Glacier Cave is a cave formed by ice walls about 500 feet long and 65 feet below ground. FUN IN THE SNOW FOR MORE DETAILS CHECK OUR WEBSITE!

The fun runs wild at Glacier Park! In addition to various activities in the snow, it is possible to make descents aboard giant boats! GLACIER HEAVEN To get to Glacier Park you have to take the Ice Flyer Chairlift, where you feel that you are flying over the glaciers more than 10,000 feet high. What a sight to see!

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ALPINE LODGE TRÜBSEE Located midway between Engelberg and the top of Titlis Mountain, the chariot gondola awaits to take you to the hotel, which has ski-in / skiout facilities. In addition to the 37 comfortable rooms and suites with modern décor, there are restaurants for fast and convenient meals, a sauna and a small children’s play area.

Price range: $ Half board and ski pass

TITLIS RESORT If you like your own space and enjoy living independently while on holiday, then you’re sure to feel right at home in the TITLIS Resort. It is situated close to the lift’s and Engelberg’s village center with its shops, restaurants and bars reachable by foot or a free shuttle bus in minutes. All apartments are fully equipped which help visitors enjoy their very own wellness oasis.

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Courchevel In the heart of Les 3 Vallées, the interconnected resort is one of the most trendy and upscale spots in the Alps

Courchevel is without a doubt the most glamorous of the French mountains and has a very unique way of life. Together with the neighboring Val Thorens, Mèribel and others, it forms the Les 3 Vallées region, one of the largest and best ski areas in the world with over 24 thousand acres of ski area and 311 slopes for all levels. The resort runs on five different altitudes, but it’s in Courchevel 1850 where everything happens, bringing together five-star hotels, designer and jewelry stores, award-winning restaurants, celebrity chefs and impeccable services. In addition, it has some of the best spas in Europe, with treatments by names such as Guerlain, Clarins and La Prairie, perfect for relaxing after a day of sports. It can not be denied, Courchevel embodies the best of the French charm.

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LOCATION SAINT BON-TARENTAISE

AIRPORT CHAMBERY GENEVA LYON

TRANSFER CHAMBERY 1H30 GENEVA 2H LYON 2H

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AFTER THE SLOPES After skiing, you’re welcome to relax and have fun at the Aquamotion, a mix of thermal baths and water parks with indoor and outdoor pools, slides and saunas. SHOPPING The city gathers dozens of shops from the most famous brands in the world, including Louis Vuitton, Dior and Hermès.

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AWARD-WINNING KITCHENS There are more than 60 restaurants in the city, including several award-winning Michelin stars! Le Chabichou, Le 1947 and Pierre Gagnaire pour Les Airelles have all been awarded two stars! MOUNTAIN ENTERTAINMENT Several mountain restaurants are transformed into large parties such as Le Cap Horn and Le Pilatus. FUN DINING For those who like to eat and dance, it is recommended to enjoy dinner at restaurants such as Le Mangeoire and Le Kudeta, famous for having DJs during the night.

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LE STRATO LOCATION: Located at the foot of the Cospillot track, five minutes away from La Croisette, with ski-in / ski-out access. PROPERTY: Its interior resembles a contemporary elegant and comfortable large family home. The 25 stylish rooms and suites are individually decorated, filled with artwork, and terraces with beautiful views of the majestic white mountains. GASTRONOMY: Its Michelin-starred restaurant has a modern kitchen which uses the fined ingredients from Provence, serving many culinary delights. INFRASTRUCTURE: The resort offers a ski room that transforms into a lounge, an area designed specifically for children, and 8,600 square feet of facilities such as a spa with sauna, jacuzzi, swimming pool, massage cabins and a fitness room.

Price range: $$$ With half board.

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CHEVAL BLANC With ski-in / ski-out facilities and direct access to Les Trois Valées, the elegant Cheval Blanc has 36 exclusive rooms and suites, decorated with modern artwork and crafted with an eye for detail. Among the highlights are the Guerlain spa, and three impeccable restaurants, including Le 1947, which was awarded three Michelin stars!

Price range: $$$ With half board.

L’APOGÉE COURCHEVEL Located in Courchevel 1850, near the old Olympic ski jumping ramp, with ski-in / ski-out facilities. The hotel has 55 rooms that vary from spacious rooms and suites, plus a penthouse and two chalets. The care goes from the daily preparation of ski equipment, warm boots, to the largest kids club in the area.

Price range: $$$ With half board (EUR 150 credit er person, per stay, without driks), shuttle to the Village of Courchevel 1850 and to the Altiport / Complimentary round trip transfer from Geneva Airport or nearest airport

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LE CHABICHOU LOCATION: Right in the center of Courchevel 1850, where everything happens! PROPERTY: Chabichou’s iconic white facade has the style of a charming Relais Chateaux. Inside, the surroundings are cozy and the mountain-style accommodations range from single rooms to suites up to 700 sq ft. For skiers, there is an on-site equipment rental shop. RELAXATION: The wellness center is equipped with swimming pool, salt cave, ice fountain for rejuvenation, sauna, hamman, a complete list of treatments and a hairdresser, Shu Uemura. GASTRONOMY: Le Chabichou restaurant, with its traditional cuisine, has been awarded two Michelin stars. Le ChabottÊ serves gourmet and classic Savoy dishes.

Price range: $$ With half board.

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LA SIVOLIÈRE La Sivolière’s main objective is ensuring guests feel at home while maintaining a special attention of a 5 stars hotel. There are 35 accommodations, including suites duplex apartment, most of them being newly renovated for the next season. The hotel is within walking distance of the lift and five minutes from the downtown area. The infrastructure includes restaurant serving 100% organic gourmet cuisine and Nuriss spa.

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HOTEL LES AIRELLES This bright, friendly 4-star hotel, located at the heart of the village of Morzine, welcomes its guests, and animal companions, with comfortable, cozy accommodations and optimal location only 260 feet from the ski lifts. Amenities include buffet breakfast, pool area, bars and lounges, spa, and transport by Hermès to the city center.

Price range: $$$ With half board.

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LE BARRIÈRE LES NEIGES LOCATION: Right in the heart of Courchevel 1850, at the foot of the famous Bellecôte track, which includes ski-in / ski-out access. PROPERTY: With just over 40 modern accommodations with incredible views of the region, two restaurants serving different world cuisines, and a prime location, the hotel is a true haven amidst the hustle and bustle of the French resort. MUST TRY: The Diane Barrière Spa has seven rooms for treatments and massages, a hammam, swimming pool and jacuzzi, in a modern environment of over 10,000 square feet. FOR KIDS: Kid’s Barrière encourages children to use their minds and creativity thinking during workshops and artistic activities, such as photography sessions, costume design parties, film production and painting classes.

Price range: $$$ With half board.

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LE K2 PALACE WHERE: Located by the base of the Cospillot run, in Courchevel 1850, the hotel has ski-in / ski-out access HOW IT IS: composed of serene atmospheres and vibrant details, uniting elegance and cozy like few others, the accommodation has a comfortable 6,900 square feet spa! TOP INFRASTRUCTURE: From the restaurants down to the relaxing treatments of the K2 Goji Spa, everything here is designed to provide the guest with a unique experience.

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HOTEL LE LANA WHERE: in Courchevel 1850, with exclusive ski-in / ski-out access and close to the best shops and restaurants. HOW IT IS: the hotel has from rooms and suites to duplex and triplex apartments that can accommodate up to ten people. The decoration is contemporary and elegant, but without losing the alpine climate with the details in wood and stone. TOP INFRAESTRUCTURE: it has contemporary gastronomy, in La Table du Lana, and typical food of Savoia, in Le Saint-Nicolas. In addition to the concierge and ski room, the hotel staff takes care of your equipment in the round trip of the slopes, and the games room dedicated to children who have fun with the 3D cinema. For athletes, the fitness room has the most diverse equipment, as well as Pilates classes and ski preparation program.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast and half board.

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SPA: with 4,300 square feet divided between six massage rooms and an indoor pool, the Le Lana Spa by Clarins menu balances sensory experience and relaxation with the recovery of the body after skiing.

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LE K2 ALTITUDE WHERE: in Courchevel 1850.The ski-in / ski-out access of the hotel is one of the best in the resort. HOW IT IS: superexclusive, the 32 rooms and suites have alpine chalet style, with light wood and stones in the decoration. TOP INFRASTRUCTURE: Children have special space at the hotel, the mini Himalayan Base Kamp, full of activities. And for those who want to relax after a day of descent the Goji Spa has a special treatment menu. GOURMET DINNER: Le Montgomerie has dĂŠcor with wood details, stone and a magnificent view on the mountain. The kitchen is supervised by chef Gatien Demczyna, with two Michelin stars.

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Megève Although this resort is usually considered of low profile, its medieval village is actually one of the most elegant ski resorts in Europe.

The mountains of the Haute Savoie region are among the most scenic of the Alps. With every turn, you can see the majestic 16,000 foot Mont Blanc. Megève is part of the Domaine Evasion Mont-Blanc, along with five other resorts, and offers access to 276 miles of runs for all levels of skiers. The village is also beautiful and full of charm. Its narrow streets are filled with medieval buildings, shops, cafés and delicatessens. The postcard of the city, for example, is the church of St. Jean Baptiste tracing back to the 12th century. For many reasons, Megève became a meeting point for the international jet setter to enjoy a low profiled atmosphere.

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SO MANY OPTIONS Megève is part of the famous Domaine Evasion Mont-Blanc complex, which is also composed of nearby resorts such as Combloux, La Giettaz and Saint Gervais. Together they add 276 miles of tracks! ICE SKATING Venture onto the ice skating rink in the city center, located in the middle of Place de la Résistance. It is a fun and enchanted activity to do at night. TO SHARE A Video Zone in the Rochebrune Waidzai Park helps record the skiers’ descents. You can simply download the recording and share! MORE ACTIVITIES Le Palais is a true sports paradise. It includes swimming pools, rock climbing, a gym, an ice rink, yoga and pilates sessions and even dance classes. A REAL CONSTELLATION Several restaurants in the region have been awarded the Michelin star; the Flocons de Sel with three stars; 1920, with two; and The Table d’Alpaga with one.

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LES FERMES DE MARIE In this 5-star luxury hotel, authenticity meets elegance with its accommodation made up of alpine farmhouses located high up in the French Alps - offering 70 rooms and suites decorated in a rustic-chic style, facilities which include spas, delicious gourmet restaurants, a kitchen atelier with garden views, a library, kids club and a ski shop.

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ALPAGA Minutes from the village, at the heart of Megève and the Aravis mountain range, travelers are immersed by its stunning natural landscape. The Alpaga’s chalets emerge at the edge of a winding road. Surrounding the hotel’s beating heart you will find the main chalet and its restaurants, the gardens, pop-up bar and hot tubs with views over Mont Blanc.

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LE CHALET ZANNIER Nestled in the French Alps, this exceptional 5-star boutique hotel offers 3 authentic alpinestyle chalets and 12 unique guest rooms, offering special services such as chauffeurs available until midnight. There is a wellness centre, lounge bar and restaurant. Located within the city, with shuttle service available to and from the main lifts and restaurants.

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LE M DE MEGEVE Perfectly located in the center of Megève and only 300 feet from the ski lift Chamois. With contemporary decoration without leaving aside the alpine charm, this property offers all a guest wants. From the Cinq Mondes spa with its massages and personalized treatments to the bar, installed in front of the fireplace open day and night; and the Savoia specialties are served in the Bistro du M restaurant.

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FOUR SEASONS Last year, this hotel opened its doors for the first time, its right on the slopes of Mont d’A rbois, boasts 55 superbly appointed rooms and suites, all with a balcony or a terrasse and 14 suites with a fireplace. In addition to offering concierge and ski valet services, it has the largest spa in the region as well as the restaurant Le 1920, which has been awarded two Michelin stars, and Kaito a Japanese pan Asian fusion restaurant. To make it even more fun, the property has the largest kids facilities with two dedicated spaces: Kids Kingdom with its enchanted forest decor for the little ones and a Teen Zone in an industrial atmosphere designed like a cinema for the teenagers.

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Chamonix Shops, lovely pâtisseries, starred restaurants - all this with the majestic Mont Blanc at its backdrop.

With an incredible location, nine miles from the border of Switzerland and Italy, Chamonix has its landscape as its main asset. Besides its location at the foot of the postcard of the Alps, Mont Blanc, it’s surrounded by streams, forests and abundant snow. There are 97 miles of slopes for all levels, spread over four areas at different altitudes: Les Grand Montets, with good off-piste options; Les Houches, perfect for families; Balme Vallorcine, with one side of the mountain bordering á; and Brévent / Flégère, with options for beginners and freeriders. The city keeps its French traditions alive, be it in architecture or the gastronomy inspired by the Savoy. Incredible windows of cafes and confectioneries are always in sight, as well as alpine-style facades that house branded shops ranging from Chanel to Moncler.

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AIRPORT GENEVA LYON

TRANSFER GENEVA 1H LYON 2H

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INCREDIBLE VIEWS A 20-minute cable car ride from the center of Chamonix takes you to Auguille du Midi, at viewpoint of 12,605 feet in altitude, where you can perfectly see the French, Swiss and Italian Alps. FOR ADVANCED SKIERS In the Les Grand Montets area is a Freestyle Park, which is equipped with cameras to help film the maneuvers of advanced skiers. CHAMONIX OF HEIGHTS With glacial valleys surrounded by high peaks, the region is especially suited for paragliding. There are flights accompanied by professionals and courses available. GOURMET The restaurants around the area amazing. Names like the award winning Albert 1er, Le Bistrot, Munchier and Le Cap Horn never fail to impress. DESSERTS NOT TO BE MISSED Confections and small cafes like Aux Petits Gourmands and Patisserie Richard serve delicate desserts like macarons, tartelette and ĂŠclairs.

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HOTEL MONT BLANC WHERE: The beautiful architectural style of Chamonix added to contemporary touches is present in every detail of this hotel of more than one hundred years, located in a quiet street in the center of the town. HOW IT IS: All rooms and suites offer concierge service, transfer to the ski slopes, laundry service and luggage service. GASTRONOMY: Le Matafan Restaurant directed by chef Mickey Bourdillat, who uses seasonal ingredients to create his dishes. The relaxed and cozy atmosphere of the Bar Lounge is perfect for gathering family and friends after a day of activities. TO RELAX: The heated pool and sauna are ideal for relaxing after a long day skiing and the Spa by Clarins only uses products from the famous French brand.

Price range: $ With breakfeast.

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LA FOLIE DOUCE HOTEL With an opening forecast for next season, this hotel in the center of Chamonix will offer two types of rooms, for two to four people. Guests will be able to relax in the 2,100 square feet spa, which will have eight massage rooms and two saunas, as well as a space dedicated to yoga and relaxation classes.

Price range: $ With breakfeast.

HÔTEL L’HÉLIOPIC Located at the foot of the Aiguille du Mid lift and overlooking the majestic Mont Blanc, l’Héliopic has a modern vintage design look. Practical and stylish, the hotel cares greatly about the finer details, whether at the spa by Nuxe, with its Nordic treatments made from thin ice, or its French restaurant dishes at its top of the class restaurants. Children can also enjoy the charming kids corner, which is filled with retro toys.

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Mèribel This sophisticated yet low-key resort is part of the largest ski area in the world, Les Trois Vallées.

With its optimal location in the Alps, this resort is dear to the French and jet-setters. Together with Courchevel, Val Thorens and other resorts, it is part of one of the largest and best ski areas in the world; Le Trois Vallées, with 311 runs spread over 24,000 acres! The location offers the possibility of skiing to Courchevel for lunch, for example, or enjoying the lively après-ski in Val Thorens. Its familiar and cozy climate is low-profile, but the village is also abundant with upscale hotels and restaurants. Best of all, the town’s layout has been constructed with the skier in mind, which includes several ski-in / ski-out locations and easy access to shuttles up the mountain. There’s no denying that the resort is blessed with an exceptional location, a great neighborhood and incredible infrastructure.

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AIRPORT CHAMBERY GENEVA

TRANSFER CHAMBERY 1H20 GENEVA 2H30

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MOUNTAIN FUN Children can have fun on the mountain in Yéti Park with the company of pets, attractions such as secret caves, tunnels, igloos and zip lining. Beginners Intermediate Advanced Expert

APRÈS-SKI RELAX Parc Olympique, in the city center, features activities such as a

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swimming pool, spa, and an ice rink. OUTDOOR PARTY The Folie Douce is practically an outdoor club. Situated next to the slopes, the bustling bar is filled with tables and booths, where the DJ is always encouraging skiers to take a break FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MÈRIBEL IN OUR WEBSITE!

and enjoy the atmosphere. NATURAL BEAUTY On the ridge that separates the valleys of Méribel and Belleville, the Roc de Fer guarantees incredible panoramic views of Les Trois

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Vallées and peaks such of Mont Blanc and the Aiguilles d’Arves. SPECIAL DINNER The restaurant L’Ekrain was awarded with a Michelin star and offers creative and textured-full dishes in a modern kitchen setting.

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LE KAILA Around here, all the rooms harmonize the style of an alpine chalet with high-tech equipment - the rooms, for example, are adapted for families: they have a jacuzzi and sauna, a PS3S videogame platform and an integrated sound system. In addition, the Nuxe spa is over 5,000 square feet and the l’Ékrin restaurant received a Michelin star.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast.

ALLODIS With a ski-in / ski-out facility, the charming Allodis hotel is equipped with cozy accommodation which include incredible views, a wellness area with a swimming pool, sauna and fitness room, access to Neiges by Clarins spa, a gourmet restaurant, bar with a fireplace and an equipment rental shop.

Price range: $ With half board

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Val d’Isère Located in France along the border of Italy, resides a resort for lovers of snow sports and dazzling landscapes.

Val D’Isere can be very intriguing for its magnificent landscapes and tender snow, but it’s great triumph is in its charming village. Wooden cottages, a historical church built in the Baroque period, wine cellars, bars and shops at Olympique Avenue - reminiscent of the Champs Elysees - is just some of what the village offers after a day on the slopes. Another highlight is the local passion for sport. Together with Tignes, Val d’Isère forms the ski area of Espace Killy, which offers more than 180 miles of quality tracks, tested and approved by numerous professional athletes, including JeanClaude Killy, the Olympic medalist who started his skiing journey at the resort. Overall, this resort offers challenges for all levels, which are enjoyed by breathtaking visual surroundings.

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AIRPORT CHAMBERY GENEVA LYON

TRANSFER CHAMBERY 2H GENEVA 3H LYON 3H

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OFF TRACK There are more than 24 miles of trails for cross-country skiing. On the mountains there are also tours for snowshoe excursions. ADRENALINE RUSH In addition to snowmobiling, it is possible to have a go on the radical skidoo, a kind of motorcycle on skis. 4WD Car enthusiasts can sign up for classes to learn to drive on special circuits on ice.. LUNCH WITH ENTERTAINMENT At the local popular area of La Folie Douce, skiers have lunch at La Fruttière, which was a cheese shop back in the 1950s, before joining the crowd to dance! SAVÓIA CUISINE The restaurant at the hotel Le Blizzard is one of the most famous in the region to try the authentic Savoia cuisine. It is also worth spending the evening at the bar, with its scattered lounges and casual atmosphere.

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LES BARMES DE L’OURS Refined and modern are just a few keywords that express the personality of this stylish chalet, perfectly located at the foot of the famous Olympic slope of Bellevarde. In addition to its design, it offers 76 rooms and suites, three restaurants including a fine dining one, a bar, a spa with fitness facilities, heated pool, Jacuzzi, saunas and treatment rooms as well as an equipment shop, a bowling and a games room for children.

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LA MOURRA HOTEL VILLAGE Located at the entrance of the old city and only a few steps from the downtown, La Mourra Hotel is super exclusive, it has only nine suites and four chalets. It offers complete infrastructure with a spa with an indoor pool of 60 feet and massages are done with products of the My Blens line. The restaurant has Asian fusion cuisine. To complete the private and high-class experience, there is also a heliport on property.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast.

HÔTEL & SPA CHRISTIANIA For more than six decades, this charming hotel has been a refuge in the lively Val D’Isère. Well known for its privileged location steps from the ski slopes, for its personalized attention and for its rooms decorated in the best alpine style. This oasis counts with complete infrastructure with spa, lounge to enjoy the buzz of après-ski, a delicious restaurant, and for the family travelers, there is also a children’s corner filled with games to make it fun for the little ones.

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Val Thorens Famous for its joviality and vast variety of runs Val Thorens is at the highest point in Europe

At 7,500 feet above sea level, Val Thorens is often the first of the ski resorts in Europe to have snow. In the heart of Les Trois VallĂŠes, it offers more than 370 miles of runs - a variety so large that it is possible to ski in the sun all day without repeating a track. Combining more than 40-years of tradition with a vast resort area, which includes hotels with ski-in / ski-out access, Val Thorens is considered one of the gems of French winter. With its young atmosphere, high tech facilities and constant renovations, the resort surprises and invites skiers to return season after season, fascinated by the quality of snow and its unique charm. In addition to skiing, night options include concerts ranging from jazz sessions to electronic ballad and the biggest nightclub in the Alps, Le Malaysia, the perfect place for partying!

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AIRPORT CHAMBERY GENEVA LYON

TRANSFER CHAMBERY 1H40 GENEVA 2H25 LYON 2H30

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SLIDE AWAY Check out Europe’s funnest and largest toboggan run! The circuit is more than 4 miles long and can be enjoyed until 6pm, when everything is lit with flashlights. INCREDIBLE VIEWS To see Val Thorens from a different angle, venture out to the dramatic zipline runs! More than 4,000 feet covered in two minutes, at an altitude of 10,000 feet! LOCAL DELIGHTS Try the authentic French cuisine, which includes the region’s unique sausages and cheeses. The reblochon, the beaufort and the tomme are the most consumed by the locals. GOURMET GASTRONOMY Jean Sulpice has been awarded two Michelin stars; Les Explorateurs offers creative cuisine; among other names like Les Enfants Terribles, Le Diamant Noir and La Laiterie. Raclette and fondues are also famous in the region. UNTIL LATE Nightlife is lively here! There are clubs such as Le Malaysia and Klub Summit, as well as bars and restaurants filled with music and DJs, such as the Folie Douce and The Frog and Roastbeef.

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ALTAPURA This five star hotel with ski-in / ski-out facilities has elegant and modern environments, with high-tech extra amenities combined with gourmet cuisines and traditional settings. Rooms are equipped with large windows overlooking the mountains, interactive screens, iPhone docks and Mac Minis with movies available.

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HOTEL LE PASHMINA Hotel Pashmina opened last season and features 42 charming rooms and suites plus a rooftop igloo on one of its buildings, for those who wish to have fun experiencing its nightlife. In addition to ski-in / ski-out access, it has a spa by L’Occitane, indoor pool, jacuzzi, two divine restaurants and a ski equipment and accessories shop.

Price range: $$ With half board.

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LE FITZ ROY Le Fitz Roy unites the cozy decoration of mountain chalet and the elegance and comfort of a top hotel. Whether in some of its 58 rooms, in the library, in the spa or on the private floor that can accommodate up to twelve people, the guest feels at home. Ski-in / ski-out, allows easy access to the highest ski resort in Europe. In the menu of Le Fitz Roy restaurant, one of the most traditional in the area, there are dishes made with seasonal ingredients, from local producers.

Price range: $ With breakfeast.

KOH-I-NOR HOTEL The diamond-shaped glass structure allows natural light to illuminate all the Koh-I-Nor’s ambiences. Its 63 rooms and 35 apartments have panoramic windows and balconies that guarantee the view to the slopes of Val Thorens. It has personalized service, in addition to three restaurants, two swimming pools and a spa of 2,700 sq feet.

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Cortina d’Ampezzo The best of the Italian dolce vita, located at the foot of one of the largest ski areas on the planet, the Dolomitic Alps.

Situated in the middle of the Venetian region of the Veneto, Cortina d’Ampezzo is already filled with beauty. It has the Dolomites as a backdrop, the mountain chain recognized by UNESCO in 2009 as a world heritage site. The resort also draws attention for being one of the largest ski areas in Europe there are 74 miles of tracks in Cortina D’Ampezzo alone, in addition to the other 746 miles at the entire area of Dolomiti Superski. Not only that but it also has its unique village charm, home to little over five thousand inhabitants. Its main avenue, Corso Italia, gathers more than 250 shops that perfectly reflect the Italian taste, as well as cozy hotels, restaurants and delicatessens that will have you craving local cappuccino or creamy hot chocolate.

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LOCATION VÊNETO, NORTH ITALY

AIRPORT TREVISO VÉNETO INNSBRUCK

TRANSFER TREVISO 1H45 VÉNETO 2H OR HELICOPTER 35 MIN INNSBRUCK 2H30

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SNOWBOARD PARADISE Cortina is one of the best destinations for snowboarding. It has two different areas for practicing maneuvers: one for beginners to try out jumping skills and half pipes for the first time, and another area for the more advanced! FOR KIDS Baby Socrepes and Babby Guargne are two tracks specially

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out. Off-mountain the cafes, wine bars and Michelin starred restaurants are at the top of Italian gastronomy. ON-MOUNTAIN PIT STOP The so-called rifugio mountain restaurants offer true gastronomic experiences! Rifugio Averau is the most beloved and awarded in the region. #BIKELOVERS

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CRISTALLO HOTEL LOCATION: Just five minutes from the center of Cortina d’A mpezzo and three of the lifts - a bus is also available for visitors throughout the entire day. PROPERTY: An icon of nobility since the 19th century, it is the most famous hotel in Cortina D’A mpezzo, with its elegant neoclassical design and pleasant surroundings which include incredible views and attentive service. RELAXATION: The spa has a wide selection of Swiss Transvital treatments, including massages and anti-jet-lag masks. There is also a beauty salon, spa area, tanning facilities and an incredible pool. TOP GASTRONOMY: There are three delightful restaurants, including Le Gazebo, which sits in a glass environment and offers 360 ° views.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast.

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Madonna di Campiglio Perfect mountains, a wide variety of slopes and a charming village in the beloved Italian resort

It’s most frequently visited resort by the Italians in the Trentino-Alto Adige region, and the heart of the Dolomites of Brenta, a natural spectacle of extraordinary beauty in the extreme north of Italy. Since the 19th century, when the winter refuge of the Empress Sissi of neighboring Austria was chosen, the region remains as the meeting point of the elegant Central European aristocracy. Among the mountains, in a valley almost 5,000 feet above sea level and surrounded by some of the best and most challenging runs in the region, the tiny village of Madonna gathers generous sets of ingredients perfect for unforgettable ski holidays; charming cafes, award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. Nevertheless, whether beginner or advanced, those long and smooth runs or even the more challenging trails will create memorable life-long highlights.

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LOCATION TRENTINO, ALTO ÁDIGE

AIRPORT VERONA VÉNETO MILAN

TRANSFER VERONA 2H VÉNETO 3H20 MILAN 3H30

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VIEWS The ski area where the resort is located also includes Pinzolo, Val Beginners Intermediate Advanced

Rendeta and Val di Sole, which are all interconnected. The Spinale

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snow and uniquely dazzling views in the region. SNOWPARK Home to one of Europe’s best-known snowparks, the Ursus. It consists of 538 thousand square feet of freestyle terrain and has approximately 40 structures such as kickers, step-up, step down, spine and boardercross track. NIGHT SKIING

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Canalone Miramonti is known for being the World cup track and includes the benefit of remains open until late, which means you can go skiing even when the sun goes down! SKATING ON THE LAKE In the middle of winter, the Conca Verde, a lake in the city, freezes and becomes an incredible skating rink. HOUSE SPECIALITIES

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The great specialties are salami, mortadella, cotechino and pancetta. Another legacy is the Spressa cheese, famous throughout Europe.

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HOTEL CHALET DEL SOGNO LOCATION: Only 82 feet from the end of the runs and the Spinale lift and 820 feet from the center of Madonna di Campiglio. PROPERTY: Sustainable and ecofriendly, Chalet del Sogno is a traditional European mountain house built under bio-architectural precepts. Its cozy surroundings reflect the Italian history, culture and warm hospitality. RELAXATION: The spa, Oasi del Sogno, includes chromotherapy, biosauna, heated pool, fitness room and a beauty center. GOURMET: There are two great restaurants, including the award-winning Due Pini, and a bar which also serves as a reading room so you can enjoy great drinks after skiing.

Price range: $ With breakfeast.

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Alta Badia Dolomitas The perfect recipe: stunning scenery, access to one of the largest ski areas in the world and a mix of Italian and Swiss charm

In the northeastern Italian extreme, almost on the border with Austria, Alta Badia is a true blend of the Italian dolce vita with a mix of South Tyrol. Its location is exceptional - situated in the region of the Dolomites mountain range, a World Natural Heritage site named by Unesco. Besides the incredible and dramatic landscape, the quality of the snow in the region is fantastic. This resort and twelve others make up the Dolomiti Superski Area, one of the largest ski areas in the world. The skiing experience here is amazing: it is possible, for example, to ski an entire day on the Sellaronda circuit, which offers lifts that connect more than 24 miles of runs through the Val Gardena, Corvara, Arabba and Canazei areas. The starting point is always the city of San Cassiano, perfect for those who are fond of high gastronomy.

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LOCATION SOUTH TIROL

AIRPORT BOLZANO INNSBRUCK

TRANSFER BOLZANO 1H30 INNSBRUCK 2H

100 SKI RUNS

56 SKI LIFTS

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ALTA BADIA ITALY Beginners Intermediate Advanced Expert Lifts

BASE SUPPORT Six municipalities serve as a base for skiers in the region: San Cassiano, Badia, La Villa, La Val, Corvara and Colfosco. MOUNTAIN AREA The Dolomites is comprised of a mountain range with 18 peaks that rise to an altitude of 9,843 feet and extend for 370 acres. EXTRA SKI ROUTES The most famous ski route of the Dolomites is not to be missed the Sellaronda! The main areas of the route are Paso Gardena, Paso Sella, Paso Por Doi and Campo Limpio Pass. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ALTA BADIA IN OUR WEBSITE!

THE MOUNTAIN STAR TRACK In the Alpine skiing world, the Saslong track has gained fame. It begins in Valgardena and extends for 2.2 miles all the way to the city of Santa Cristina. AWARDED RESTAURANTS

SKI RUNS

The region is home to several gourmet restaurants including St. Hubertus, La Siriola and La StĂźa de Michil, the three Michelin-starred winners.

69% intermediate

4,343 feet

28% advanced

3% experts

280

TOP

9,114 feet


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HOTEL & SPA ROSA ALPINA LOCATION: Situated in San Cassiano, just a five minute drive from the nearest gondola offering transportation via shuttle. PROPERTY: There are 51 rooms and suites designed with the very best of alpine style, each featuring a contemporary mountain flair. The hotel includes restaurants, spa, swimming pool, gym, yoga studio, library, a movie theatre and billiards room. Skiers can also rely on the concierge ski service. GASTRONOMY: There are four great restaurants, including one specializing in fondues, and the St. Hubertus which has been awarded two Michelin stars. HOME SWEET HOME: It is possible to stay with family or with friends in the Zeno chalet, which has three bedrooms - each with its own ensuite bathroom, living room with fireplace, jacuzzi, sauna, kitchen and bar. Butler and chef services are also provided.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast

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Cervinia Situated on the border between Italy and Switzerland, Cervinia allows you to ski through both countries on the same day! The famous Matterhorn peak, or Cervinio, as it is also called, is located between the Swiss mountains of Zermatt on the outskirts of Valais, and the Italian highlands of Breuil-Cervinia and Valtournenche in the Valle d’Aosta. The Matterhorn Ski Paradise complex allows you to ski between the two countries on the same day, on more than 186 miles of runs. The area has options for all levels of skiers, but is particularly special for beginners and intermediate. Its high altitude ensures a constant snow season, which allows not only good downhill skiing or snowboarding for the advanced, but also other activities such as cross-country skiing, heli skiing and snowshoeing. The small town is nice and quiet, with boutique shops, cafes and more than 30 restaurants to enjoy a good meal after skiing - do not forget to taste the delicious local polenta. There are incredible cafes and patisseries to choose from, as well as alpine-style facades that house designer shops ranging from Chanel to Moncler.

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LOCATION AOSTA VALLEY

AIRPORT TURIN MILAN

TRANSFER TURIN 1H30 MILAN 2H

44 SKI RUNS

13 SKI LIFTS

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CERVINIA ITALY

SNOWPARK

Beginners Intermediate

The Indian Park is over 1,300 feet long and 320 feet wide,

Advanced Expert

which guarantees a freestyle area of more than nine acres,

Lifts Restaurante

perfect for snowboarders to practice their maneuvers. FIRST UP With the First Track program you can go down the runs and enjoy the pristine snow before the lifts open to the public. SNOW COMPETITION Young adventurers can have fun riding on snow-kart circuits. The session includes theoretical and practical elements UP HIGH

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Departing from Cervinia, the local heliski operation takes skiers up 13,000 feet in altitude and drops them on untouched tracks! ROMANTIC DINNER An incredible experience for two - dine at one of the mountain restaurants and descend under the full moon accompanied by a ski instructor.

SKI RUNS

27% intermediate

6,722 feet

59% advanced

14% experts

284

TOP

11,414 feet


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HOTEL HERMITAGE LOCATION: Walking distance from the village and the main lifts, which even lead to the Plateau Rosa, the hotel offers a complimentary and private shuttle bus service from/to the village and from/to the cable car, upon request, all day long. PROPERTY: This Relais & Chateaux features 38 super-exclusive rooms and suites with individual decor - wood, fabrics, antique furnishings and works by local artists specifically hand-picked for each accommodation. RELAXATION: The New Spa by La Prairie with 6.500 sq.ft offers the most traditional treatments combined with the latest face and body ones. A New Thermarium built in white marble is composed by a steam bath, sauna, emotional showers and Ice-fountain. GASTRONOMY: La Chandelle proposes many excellences made of flavors, smells, seasonality and unique products: approaches that sometimes combine mountain and sea, north and south of our wonderful country thanks to the mastery of our Executive Chef, in perfect symbiosis with Francesco Sposito, a two-Michelin starred Chef, who has been following the new course of the restaurant for two years and we are perfectly sure to offer you an unique experience, one of the most beautiful and evocative scenery in the Aosta Valley. Enjoy a selection of over 1000 wines from all over the world.

Price range: $ With breakfeast and shuttle bus to/from slopes all day long (upon request), cable-car

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La Thuile One resort, two countries - a refinement of France coupled with the best Italian hospitality

In the heart of the Aosta Valley, La Thuile kept its alpine identity secret throughout the centuries. With preserved local architecture and tracks for all levels, it connects with La Rosière, in France, through a complex of modern ski lifts and no queues, leading to unforgettable descents. The experience is unique; you can ski in two countries on the same day. Much like its slopes, its small village of 800 inhabitants refers to remain a quiet ski resort, ideal for couples and families in search of quality skiing and good gastronomy. The region offers great natural beauty with options for outdoor activities besides skiing and is only five miles from Courmayer, a city with a vibrant nightlife.

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LOCATION AOSTA VALLEY

AIRPORT GENEVA SION TURIN

TRANSFER GENEVA 2H SION 2H TURIN 2H

80 SKI RUNS

37 SKI LIFTS

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LA THUILE ITALY

DINNER ON THE MOUNTAIN Enjoy dinner on the rifugio Lo Riondet, a restaurant that offers polentas and traditional pastas. To arrive at the restaurant you will need to embark on the kitten of the snow, the famous snowcat!

Beginners Intermediate Advanced Expert

TASTE BUDS

Lifts Restaurante

Lovers of Italian cuisine must taste the regional cheeses like the famous fontina and sausages such as boudin and motzetta. ATTENTION FREERIDERS! The resort is perfect for practicing freeriding, mainly in the regions of Monte Bianco or near the Rutor glacier. It is

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possible to arrange heliski and backcountry ski runs! NEW OPPORTUNITIES The area offers the opportunity to try different ski and snowboarding adaptations such as snowkiting, which implements kitesurfing techniques. The inexperienced can begin by learning to first fly the kite safely. FUN FOR CHILDREN

SKI RUNS

33% intermediate

L’Amousement is a 4300 sq.ft. games room which

4,757 feet

entertains children from 3 to 8 years old with video games, an arcade, pool table and various games.

52% advanced

TOP

15%

8,694

experts

feet


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NIRA MONTANA LOCATION: Just 1312 feet from the gondolas and lifts - including a shuttle service for easier access. PROPERTY: Nira Montana has a modern Alpine dÊcor, valuing natural materials and using Italian designed furniture to create comfortable chic rooms that reflect nature’s beauty. There are 55 exclusive accommodations; starting from 226 square feet family suites for two adults and two children. GASTRONOMY: A charming restaurant offers local specialties and wood-oven pizzas, as well as a pleasant lounge bar and a wine cellar that organizes tasting tours. EXTRAS: Includes a games room for children and a spa with indoor pool, Turkish bath, treatment rooms and fitness center.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast.

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Lech-Zürs Austria’s most exclusive resort parades five-star hotels and incredible restaurants, all while ensuring a low-profile status

Located in the heart of the Alps, in an Austrian corner between Switzerland and Germany, it is one of the most exclusive resorts in Europe. The villages of Lech and Zürs are separated by exactly 2.5 miles, and have one of the most beautiful sceneries of the Alps. The medieval church is the postcard of Lech and the white buildings with wooden balconies complete the charm of Zürs. The resort is part of the Alberg region, the largest ski area in Austria, with 190 miles of runs, 87 lifts and fine and abundant snow. Frequently, its descents are enjoyed by Olympic champions and celebrities. Tom Cruise, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, and even Prince Charles and Princess Diana round the list of the jet set that have enjoyed the low-profile climate offered year after year.

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LOCATION VORARLBERG

AIRPORT INNSBRUCK ZÜRICH

TRANSFER INNSBRUCK 1H30 ZÜRICH 2H

141 SKI RUNS

88 SKI LIFTS

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LECH-ZÜRS AUSTRIA

THE HEART OF THE REGION The White Ring is a famous ski circuit in the Alps, considered the region’s crème de la crème and the scene of the longest ski race in the world, with 14 miles of track. TOP DINING Away from the slopes, Lech-Zürs does not disappoint. The villages gather incredible restaurants of gourmet selections. It is worth visiting Hûs Nr. 8 in Lech! OFF THE TRACKS One of the highlights of Lech-Zürs is the backcountry. It is the only resort in Austria to offer heliskiing for more experienced skiers. There are two main drop-off points: Mehlsack and Schneetäli-Orgelscharte.

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FOR KIDS The kids’ club offers ski lessons by specialized instructors and various outdoor activities, such as building snowmen. CONNECTED SKI RESORTS The Flexenbahn gondola offers the possibility to ski from Lech-Zürs to neighboring ski resorts St. Anton, St. Christoph and Stuben!

SKI RUNS

43% intermediate

4,265 feet

40% advanced

17% experts

292

TOP

9,186 feet


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HOTEL AURELIO LECH The Aurelio offers contemporary décor and spacious accommodations from 452 sq.ft in this boutique-style hotel. In addition to the rooms, it is possible to rent a complete chalet for up to 16 people! The hotel includes ski-in / ski-out access, a luxurious spa with pool, beauty services, a fitness center, award-winning restaurants and a nice après-ski lounge.

Price range: $$$ With half board

HOTEL THURNHER’S ALPENHOF The traditional décor combines antique and modern art, with 38 spacious rooms and suites featuring a fireplace, jacuzzi and personalized attentive service. It is also equipped with an award-winning restaurant, bar, full spa, swimming pool, designer gift shop, ski-in / ski-out access and free ski lessons. New since last season: Thurnher’s Residences – exclusive serviced apartments between 56 and 190 square meters, right next to the hotel.

Price range: $$ With half board and activities with skiing and snowboard instructor

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LECH-ZĂœRS AUSTRIA

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KRISTIANIA LECH HOTEL The service of this boutique hotel is totally personalized so that the visitor can feel in their own mountain-dreamhouse. Helicopter flights over snowy peaks, picnics, and even a hot aromatic bathroom can be organized for your enjoyment. Five options of Restaurants are also available for your choice. The warm and cozy atmosphere, with wood burning stove, is perfect to enjoy the specialties of the place: fondue and raclette.

Price range: $$ With breakfast and transfer in Lech

ALMHOF SCHNEIDER At the top of the Alps and right in the middle of one of the best ski areas in the world, this hotel offers high level and comfort. The family management of the Almhof Schneider contributes to the success of the mix between traditional and modern. The furniture in all the rooms are handmade by local producers and guests can enjoy absolute silence while watching the skiers from the window of their own room. Another peculiarity is that the Alm Alm Schneider restaurant offers a special menu option to satisfy the vegetarians as well!

Price range: $$$ With half board.

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BURG VITAL RESORT Seven underground chalets are connected to thirty luxury suites, eleven apartments and twenty eight rooms, all at 5,600 feet hight. The property also has a 12,500 square feet spa that are perfect for a relaxing massage or a sauna after a long day by the snow. In the kitchen Chef Thorsten Probost uses natural ingredients, herbs and spices to create his special dishes. And to complete the experience, in addition to the ski slopes, the sled paths are also opened and lighted until 10pm!

Price range: $$ With breakfeast.

HOTEL ARLBERG LECH The boutique hotel decorated with handmade furniture, is located opposite side to the main cable cars and is directly connected to the ski equipment rental shops. The hotel is also home for La Fenice restaurant, serving Italian specialties with a menu that offers high quality products, including the traditional mare e monte.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast.

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Innsbruck Nine resorts surround the capital of Tyrol, a city full of charm and cultural life

The nine ski areas of the Olympia SkiWorld Innsbruck complex - which include Kühtai, at 6,627 feet of altitude, the highest resort in Austria, and Nordkette, the state-of-the-art resort designed by the architect Zaha Hadid - offer everything a snow lover can wish for; glaciers, jumping ramps, sleigh rides, night skiing in Kühtai and Rangger Köpfl, freeride, bobsleigh track, off-piste in Stubai, not to mention the city, the capital of Tyrol and three times host of the winter olympics. In addition to the special location, surrounded by mountainous landscapes, imperial Innsbruck has a striking architecture which is seen in buildings such as the Trapp Palace, recorded in the stories of The Rebellious Novitiate. In the center of the city there are several delicious restaurants, art galleries and cozy cafes.

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LOCATION TIROL

AIRPORT INNSBRUCK MUNICH SALZBURG

TRANSFER INNSBRUCK 20MIN MUNICH 2H SALZBURG 2H

114 SKI RUNS

90 SKI LIFTS

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INNSBRUCK AUSTRIA

NINE IN ONE! With the free shuttles leaving the city center, you will arrive at nine resorts of the Olympia SkiWorld complex, including Nordkette, Patscherkofel, Axamer Lizum, Muttereralm, Rangger Köpfl, Glungezer, Schlick 2000, Stubai and Kühtai. ADRENALINE RUSH

Beginners Intermediate

Going down the Olympic bobsleigh track is pure adrenaline! The

Advanced Expert Lifts

top speed has reached 62 miles per hour. FAMILY TRADITION Famous for serving typical Tyrolean food, the Isserwit restaurant is super-traditional. It was built in 1317 and has since continued to be managed by the same family, now in its 16th generation! SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER AND BE THE FIRST TO KNOW!

MUST VISIT The famous Swarovski created a true crystal world at Swarovski Kristallwelten, 12 miles from the city, an interesting and entertaining museum with shops and a restaurant. END OF YEAR In December, Innsbruck is home to more than six Christmas markets with tents selling local foods, handcrafts and the famous Glühwein, wine with cinnamon.

SKI RUNS

31% intermediate

2,821 feet

52% advanced

17% experts

TOP

10,498 feet


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GRAND HOTEL EUROPA This historic building was constructed during late 19th-century in the city center. Grand Hotel Europa maintains its tradition and cultural heritage with its royal settings such as the Baroque Hall, built in 1883. The infrastructure and amenities include dining options of Tyrolean cuisine and a modern bar with designs from the 1960s.

Price range: $ With breakfeast.

ADLERS HOTEL The tallest hotel in Innsbruck offers 75 contemporary and modern accommodations of up to 376 sq.ft. and ceiling to floor glass windows, guaranteeing naturally lighted 180ยบ views of the Tyrolean Alps and the city. Guests can also enjoy the restaurant, spa area, and rooftop terrace, all with panoramic views.

Price range: $ With breakfeast.

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St. Anton With its Tyrolean climate, the capital of Austrian skiing is paradise for the more experienced skiers

St. Anton is part of the Arlberg region, the country’s largest ski area with 190 miles of incredible runs, over 125 miles off-piste, 88 lifts and snow guaranteed until mid-April. The resort is home to the father of modern skiing, Johann Schneider, and offers activities to suit everyone; the special Rendl Race for speed lovers, the Funslope obstacle park, and the longest runway in the region from Valluga to St. Anton, which extends an impressive six miles. St. Anton showcases the authentic Tyrolean climate, evident on Dorfstrasse, the main street of the town lined with gourmet restaurants, five star hotels, charming little shops and the Arlberg Center which provides for a wellness area with yoga classes, swimming pools and spa. It is also where the legendary Krazy Kanguruh and Mooserwirt bars stand, which host the hottest aprè-ski on the mountain.

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LOCATION TIROL

AIRPORT INNSBRUCK ZÜRICH

TRANSFER INNSBRUCK 1H10 ZÜRICH 2H10

134 SKI RUNS

88 SKI LIFTS

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ST. ANTON AUSTRIA

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ST. ANTON IN OUR WEBSITE!

SKI RUNS

52% intermediate

Beginners Intermediate Advanced Expert Lifts

LUNCH UP ABOVE

EUROPEAN VIEWS

Famous for its Austrian food and the most

At 9,000 feet in altitude, the Valluga

incredible views of the mountains, the

lookout is in the heart of Arlberg. With

Verwallstube is the highest restaurant in the

a clear sky, Italy, Switzerland and

country, at 6,562 feet in altitude and a few

Germany can be seen.

35% advanced

13% experts

steps from the Galzig gondola. MOUNTAIN ART APRÈS-SKI

Located nearby St. Christoph, the

Krazy Kanguruh and MooserWirt are top

Arlberg 1800 concert house and

picks to enjoy après-ski! The DJs create an

contemporary art gallery includes a

awesome atmosphere and the skiers even

special program featuring jazz and

dance on top of the tables!

classical music performances. RUNNING IN THE SNOW On April 21, 2018, the White Thrill is held in St. Anton, a type of triathlon on the snow. Experienced skiers are welcome to sign up!

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4,281 feet

TOP

9,219 feet


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RAFFL’S ST. ANTONER HOF With a boutique-style design, Raffl’s St. Antoner Hof offers 37 rooms and suites, a restaurant, bar and spa with pool, sauna, Turkish bath and gym. Their attentive service includes providing laptops with internet and maids who can unpack your belongings. There is also on demand free shuttle to the nearest lifts, which are 1,300 feet from the hotel.

Price range: $$ With breakfeast.

HOTEL SCHWARZER ADLER Located at the entrance to the city center, and five minutes from the lifts, the hotel Schwarzer Adler has over 400 years of tradition. In addition to the spa, sauna, and swimming pool, it includes Tyrolean cuisine restaurants, a bar and wine cellar that offers tastings, a kids club and a games room for entertainment.

Price range: $ With breakfeast.

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Club Med How would you like to spend a ski season in a cabin with complete infrastructure, luxury services and an all-inclusive system?

The list of reasons that lead families, groups of friends and couples to opt for accommodation in Club Med Villages is endless. Generous spaces, comfort, welcoming location, all without having to step outside the Villages, which are considered a destination all by themselves. In addition to providing special skiing lessons, in-store equipment rental as well as snow clothing and accessories stores are also available inside the complex. The alpine gastronomy of each region is a separate chapter by itself. An all-inclusive pioneer, Club Med allows guests to enjoy eating and drinking virtually at any time of the day, and night! Another recipe for success is the access to G.O.’s (gentle organizers), who can prepare activities throughout the day to entertain children, adolescents and adults. Amid so many advantages and amenities, we have created a selection of Club Med Villages to help you enjoy the 2017/2018 season!

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Experience skiing in Europe; enjoy snow in Italy, France and Switzerland with these all-inclusive in/out resorts, located in the very best ski areas.

You don’t have to worry about a

Happy children = Happy parents

thing; equipment rental, group

At Club Med we have

Ready to climb a mountain?

ski lessons and mountain guides, all preprogrammed, coordinated and included in your vacation package.

a space designed for every age and need; Baby Club Med, Snow Garden, Pajamas Club (exclusive for baby night care), children and teen clubs for ages 4 to 17 years old, and

Club Med is the only allinclusive option in the snow. You will not find another similar experience in another

We offer you spacious

a multi-ski program for teenagers.

rooms and exquisite restaurants in/off mountain with fabulous panoramic views. They’re all included in your package!

part of the world. Experience the traditional

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bottles and sterilizer.

options for all family members.

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Club Med

PeiseyVallandry

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LOCATION

AIRPORT

SAVOY REGION, FRENCH ALPS

GENEVA

2H15


LOCATED IN SAVOIA, FRANCE BUT WITH ITALIAN ACCENTS

Beginners Intermediate Advanced Expert Lifts

In the French region of Savoia, where the Peisey-Vallandry

Bathrooms Restaurante

Valley overlooks the border with Italy, Club Med stands out. Its infrastructure made of wood, stone and glass creates cozy environments and offers panoramic views of the mountains. Within the Village, it is possible to relax in the spa by the French Carita brand or in the inviting heated pools. Here you can enjoy time with the family or alone with your partner, with many options for the little ones to enjoy monitored activities 24 hours. Integrating the resort with Les Arcs and La Plagne, it is possible to ski through the area called Paradiski, which includes more than 230 slopes with special descents for beginners and intermediates, as well as several terrain park options for advanced skiers to practice maneuvers and jumps in halfpipes and obstacles.

Complete package Meals are all-inclusive Includes access to lifts and group ski lessons from Monday to Friday Equipment can be rented on location Clothing and snow accessory stores available Recreational activities from 4 years old is included The G.O.s, a registered trademark of Club Med, prepare activities 24h to help entertain children and adolescents

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Club Med

Valmorel

310

LOCATION

AIRPORT

REGION OF SAVOY, FRENCH ALPS

GENEVA

2H


THE ULTIMATE SKI RESORT NESTLED IN THE FRENCH ALPS This perfectly located resort between France, Switzerland and Italy, in the heart of the Tarentaise mountain range,

Beginners Intermediate

guarantees 56 runs spread over 93 miles of slopes with most of them dedicated to intermediate skiers. There

Advanced Expert Lifts Bathrooms Restaurante

are also several special areas for beginners! Just a fifteen minute walk from the village of Valmorel La Belle, this village has fantastic infrastructure, with an outdoor jacuzzi, indoor and outdoor pools and spa by the French brand Carita. One wing of the village is dedicated to the 5 Trident facilities, and also offers 25 boutique styled hotel accommodations. Anyone who prefers the home-away-fromhome atmosphere can stay in one of the chalets with up to four bedrooms and a full kitchen, where services include concierge and a private butler.

Complete Package Meals are all inclusive. Includes access to the lifts and group ski lessons from Monday to Friday. Equipment is available for rent Stores for winter clothing and snow accessories Recreational activities from 4 years old are included The G.O.s, a registered trademark of Club Med, prepare activities 24h to entertain children and adolescents

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Club Med

Val D’Isère

312

LOCATION

AIRPORT

SAVOY

GENEVA

3H


LOCATED ON THE BORDER OF FRANCE AND ITALY Built at a base altitude of 6,069 feet, three miles

Beginners Intermediate Advanced Expert Lifts Bathrooms Restaurante

from the border with Italy, the village of Val d’Isère is home to a charming old town with amazing choices of restaurants and bars, and a 17th century church at its heart. The all-inclusive Club Med, located right next door, is perfect for families or couples looking for total indulgence with spacious suites and impeccable services. Immersed in the ski area called Espace Killy, the location includes 137 slopes for all levels of skiers scattered over 186 miles dedicated to snow sports. There are also over 24 miles of trails for cross-country skiing. The Village’s leisure facilities include a swimming pool, saunas, a weight room and a spa with Balinese and Ayurvedic massages, as well as beauty treatments.

Complete package Meals are all-inclusive. Includes access to lifts and group ski lessons from Monday to Friday. Equipment is rented on location Clothing and snow accessory stores available

BOOK EARLY AND GET THE BEST RATES!

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Club Med

Val Thorens Sensations

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LOCATION

AIRPORT

SAVOY REGION, FRENCH ALPS

GENEVA

2H40


VILLAGE IN THE 3 VALLEYS Inaugurated two seasons ago, this new member of the Med family is located in the heart of the largest ski area in the world, Les Trois Vallées, where it’s connected by slopes and lifts to other resorts such as Courchevel and Méribel. But the options for fun in the snow go far beyond skiing, with activities such as mountain biking, sledding and

Beginners Intermediate Advanced

boardercross. Inside the contemporary building, a modern

Expert Lifts

and functional high-tech environment reigns supreme. The indoor entertainment options are also incredible; spa treatments, dance and fitness classes with pilates, bodybalance and zumba, plus delicious meals at the in-house restaurants - including the award-winning L’Epicurious by chef Edouard Loubet!

Complete package Meals are all-inclusive Includes access to lifts and group ski lessons from Monday to Friday. Equipment is rented on location Clothing and snow accessory stores

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Club Med

Grand Massif

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LOCATION

AIRPORT

SAMOENS

GENEVA

1H20


SKI WITH 360º VIEW Located in a preserved area in the heart of a ski region of France, with 164 miles of slopes and a 360º view of the mountains, Club Med Grand Massif Samoëns Morrillon welcomes its doors to you for the very first time this winter season. The newest Village of the Med family has ski-in / ski-out facilities and connection to five resorts, which

Beginners

altogether adds 20 beginner tracks, 114 intermediate tracks,

Advanced

and 14 experienced tracks; Flaine, Les Carroz, Morillon,

Lifts

Samoëns and Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval. In addition to offering an

Intermediate

Expert Bathrooms Restaurante

incredible skiing experience, it is ideal for families, offering children’s recreational activities, skiing experiences adapted to the different levels of skiers in the same session, and includes restaurants with a family atmosphere.

Complete package Meals are all inclusive Includes access to the lifts and group skiing lessons from Monday to Friday Equipment is available for rent Includes stores for winter clothing and snow accessories Recreational activities from 4 years old + is included The G.O.s, a registered trademark of Club Med, help prepare activities 24 hours to entertain children and adolescents

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Club Med

Pragelato

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LOCATION

AIRPORT

PIEMONT, ITALY

TURIN

TURIN 1H40


THE ITALIAN DOLCE VITA Located in the Piedmont region, near the border with France, Pragelato occupies a strategic position for skiers. The surrounding area, called Vialattea, is one of the largest in Europe. The entire village is ski-in / ski-out, which means that right after the chalets, 280 miles of slopes await skiers. An underground tunnel connects the hotel directly with the nearest lift. The fun atmosphere

Beginners Intermediate Advanced

continues in the inside, where the chalet condominium

Expert Lifts

spreads gracefully down the mountain and offers a variety of entertainment options, including a swimming pool, sauna, weight room, spa and recreation team to entertain children and teenagers. In the vicinity, it is possible to ride dog sleds, snowmobile and go paragliding!

Complete package Meals are all-inclusive Includes access to lifts and group ski lessons from Monday to Friday Equipment can be rented on location Clothing and snow accessory stores available Recreational activities from 4 years old is included The G.O.s, a registered trademark of Club Med, prepare activities 24h to help entertain children and adolescents

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT PRAGELATTO IN OUR WEBSITE!

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Club Med

Les Arcs Panorama

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LOCATION

AIRPORT

BOURG-SAINTMAURICE

GENEVA OR LYON

2H30


THE NEWEST VILLAGE Located in the French Alps, in one of the largest ski regions in the world, the Paradiski, Club Med Les Arcs Panorama opens its doors for the first time this season. The new Club Med Village has direct access to mountains (ski-in / ski-out) and has 226 runs for all levels of skiers. There are 12 runs for beginners, 132 for intermediates, 65 for advanced and 37 for experts. It also offers many activities apart from skiing, including a Spa by Cinq Mondes, heated indoor pool and a fantastic Club for children from 4 months to 17 years old.

Complete structure Meals and drinks are included Access to the lifts and ski lessons from Monday to Friday Ski equipment can be rented on site (not included) Clothing stores and accessories Recreation included for children from 4 years GOs (the registered trademark of Club Med) prepare fun activities to entertain children, teenagers and adults

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Club Med

St. Moritz Roi Soleil

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LOCATION

AIRPORT

CANTON OF GRISONS, SWITZERLAND

ZÃœRICH

2H30


THE LEGEND OF THE ALPS One of the most legendary European resorts, blessed with sunny weather and dry-thin snow, the atmosphere makes skiing on its 217 miles of slopes a beyond pleasurable experience. Nordic ski lovers can enjoy 112 miles of trails and snowboarders find their spot in the sun at Fun Park, an

Beginners Intermediate Advanced

area dedicated to maneuvers and tricks. Just 20 minutes

Expert Lifts

from the slopes, the modern village has many amenities for families, including a kids’ club for children and recreational activities for teenagers up to seventeen years old. An indoor heated pool, gym and saunas are part of the complex. Meanwhile, jet-setters and celebrities from around the world stroll through the idyllic village of just over five thousand inhabitants, located by the shores of a beautiful blue lake that freezes during winter.

Complete package Meals are all-inclusive Includes access to lifts and ski lessons from Monday to Friday Equipment is rented there Clothing and snow accessory stores available Recreational activities from age 4 are included The G.O.s, a registered trademark of Club Med, prepare activities 24h to entertain children and adolescents

FOR MORE DETAILS CHECK OUR WEBSITE!

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PREVIEW CHILE

SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE

Valle Nevado With a complete infrastructure, all types of skiers are welcome to enjoy this magical ski resort

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Valle Nevado forms part of the largest ski area in

and the possibility of heliskiing. But that is not all. In

South America, with direct access to the resorts

addition to being considered one of the most modern

of La Parva and El Colorado. There are over 22,000

ski resorts in the Southern Hemisphere, it has three

acres of surface, 45 steep slopes off the Andes, a

hotels, condominiums, excellent restaurants and

snowpark for the most daring, varied off-piste options

fun after-ski options.

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Plan your ski holiday in advance!

Valle Nevado’s Must Do’s: There are four pubs and bars for aprèsski; the Bar Lounge, the bars of the Valle Nevado Hotel and Puerta del Sol, and the Tres Puntas pub. Snowshoe walks and guided Nordic ski tours. Ski to the neighboring resorts of La Parva and El Colorado.

Children’s entertainment: wii, cinema and recreational space with various fun activities.

The restaurant Bajo Zero, located in the mountains, is famous for preparing a delicious Chilean barbecue every Saturday, with DJs on most occasions.

Relax in the spa, which offers massages and varied special treatments.

Dining options include the French La Fourchette, the international Mirador del Plomo, the Italian Don Giovani , which has specialties from the south of Chile, or the La Leñera, with delicious varied cuisine.

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SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE


Portillo At the top of the Andes, the iconic yellow hotel invites you to feel “at home”. Portillo is special. Year after year, this ski resort’s feel resembles that of a large family, where everyone is known and are enjoying themselves. The hotel’s cozy facilities and impeccable service of its staff, makes the guests feel at home. The number of people who work there is almost equal to the number of passengers who visit it, guaranteeing attention to detail and absolute comfort. In addition to the exceptional quality of the snow, the Portillo resort is endowed with natural beauties such as the Andes and the Laguna del Inca. In July, the hotel lives in a learners vacation climate. August and September give rise to more experienced skiers and groups of friends, who enjoy the sport during the day, as well as the restaurant, bar and club at night.

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Plan your ski holiday in advance!

Portillo Must-do’s: The hotel features a game room, where children enjoy themselves with multiple activities such as a climbing wall and a sports court. On the slopes, the little ones participate in skiing lessons and school activities. Ride the famous Jack Rock, a black track with 1,115 feet of slopes. Practice heli-ski! The more advanced skiers have the possibility of being transferred by helicopter to the most challenging slopes, while descending through powder and virgin snow. Relax in the heated outdoor pool or the jacuzzis, with a breathtaking view of the Inca Lagoon. Eat the best hamburgers at Uncle Bob’s mountain inn, also overlooking the Inca Lagoon and the Andes. Dine at the hotel’s main restaurant, try a delicious fondue at the bar or savor the delights of the sushi bar.

Enjoy the night in the bar to the rhythm of the bands of the 80s and 90s, and taste the delicious Chilean wines or the traditional pisco sour!

Dance till late in the lively hotel disco, an ideal option for the younger ones.

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CHECKLIST

CREATE YOUR OWN SCHEDULE! Tips to help you organize your trip to the best ski resorts in the Northern Hemisphere

LESSONS... Experienced and fluent multilingual teachers, are available to help teach and improve the skiers. Learning is fast and safe, and classes can be done in groups or individually.

WHEN TO TRAVEL...

EQUIPMENT RENTAL...

Although each season has its official

The world’s best equipment brands are

opening date, snow begins to fall in

available in all the resorts, and SKIUSA

mid-November and extends through the

will help renting them in advance at the

middle of April.

best prices.

HOTELS Rates presented in local currency, based on double occupancy, subject to availability and change without prior notice. Boarding fee, resort fee and any services or expenses not specified above are not included in the pricelist. The prices displayed are quoted in standard categories or in the following viable economical accommodation. Rates are valid for stays granting two adults in the same period. Some hotels require mandatory minimum stay subject to availability and confirmation at time of booking. This issue does not address possible closure or back out dates from any properties mentioned. All the images are illustrative only and they may also display differences between design and configuration. CLUB MEDS Rates presented in local currency, based on double occupancy, with mandatory minimum stay of seven nights, subject to availability and change without prior notice. Plane ticket, boarding fee and any services or expenses not specified above are not included in the pricelist.

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A BETTER TIME TO VISIT

VALLE NEVADO, CHILE.


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