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Ready to Ski????!!!Skiing at Snowshoe Mountain, West Virginia
|Event Location:||Snoeshoe Mountain|
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, Jan 9 2004 9:00 am >> N/A|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Nov 14 2003 11:59 pm|
|Event Duration:||per itinerary|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||6|
|Number Registered So Far:||2 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
| easy to moderate|
What sets Snowshoe apart from the rest and makes it the #1 mountain resort in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic is the mountain. Located nearly a mile high in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, Snowshoes elevation means that the snow piles up early and stays late. With nearly 200 of snow annually, you can be assured of great conditions at just about any time of the season.
The mountain also offers a variety of terrains. With three distinct areas, skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels can enjoy 234 acres of spread over three faces.,57 slopes and trails, the longest continuous vertical drop of any resort in the southeast and mid-Atlantic (the Western Territory at 1.500), Two terrain parks with a huge half pipe and the most rail features in the region., and one ticket accesses it all. Theres something for everyone here. Almost half the trails are green runs - comfortable for beginners and fun for cruising even if youre a more advanced skier. Theres plenty of steep as well. 36% of Snowshoes terrain falls under the More Difficult header, and 23% is fast and steep enough for the most die-hard adrenaline junkies.
If you’ve never skied before, if you’d like to improve your skills, or if you’d like to try snowboarding for the first time, Snowshoe has a class that will fit your needs.
We will travel by bus to Snowshoe Mountain Resort on Friday. We’ll be staying at Stemwinder, a ski in/ski out condo near the village on the north mountain. We will have access to the indoor / outdoor heated pool and hottub in the resort. The Village at Snowshoe has restaurants and shopping for when you need a break. If you’d like to try something different, snowmobiling and cross country skiing are both available for an additional cost. Saturday morning, we’ll have a continental breakfast before hitting the slopes. You will be able to ski at any time the lifts are open day or evening. We will go out on the mountain for dinner. Sunday morning we’ll get up and do it all over again. Monday morning we will leave early for the drive back.
Lodge link: http://www.snowshoemtn.com/stemwinder.html
Activities link: http://www.snowshoemtn.com/adventure.html
Costs include bus travel, lodging, lift passes, and continental breakfast on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Lunch and dinner will be on the mountain at your own cost.
You may arrange your own travel but it will not change the cost of the trip. Please be aware that this is a 4-day trip, with the bus leaving at 7:30 am on Friday morning, and returning at approximately 7 p.m. on Monday evening.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Snowshoe, West Virginia at the carpool, 7:15 a.m. will be provided prior to departure|
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Cash must be physically handed to Katt Martin (president) or Phil Tuck (treasurer) no later than the registration cut-off date. You will get a cash receipt when you give them your payment.
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A Cashiers Check or Money Order can be physically handed or mailed to Katt Martin (president) or Phil Tuck (treasurer) no later than the registration cut-off date. Payment should be made to Atlanta Outdoor Club and mailed to P.O. Box 468241, Atlanta, GA, 31146.
Guarantees your spot on the trip ONLY AFTER it clears the bank. A Check can be physically handed or mailed to Katt Martin (president) or Phil Tuck (treasurer) no later than the registration cut-off date. Payment should be made to Atlanta Outdoor Club and mailed to P.O. Box 468241, Atlanta, GA, 31146.
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Are dogs allowed: NO.
Is this a rain or shine event? Yes, although we will follow the outfitter in the case of storm.
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|Cost Includes:||Costs: $550 (includes transportation, lodging, 2-day ski pass, continental breakfast on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday)|
In addition, you will be responsible for the remainder of your meals and any equipment rentals (approximately $26 per day if booked in advance. To reserve regular ski equipment, call 1-877-441-4386. To reserve demo ski equipment, call 304-572-5679).
Payment Information: Sign up prior to 11/14 - Deposit of $250 due within 7 days of sign up to hold spot. 1st payment due by 11/14*: $175 (Sign up on or after 11/14 will require deposit + first payment within 7 days of sign up to hold spot.) Balance due by 12/13: $125
Cancellations that occur prior to 11/14 will receive a full refund minus a $25 cancellation fee. Cancellations after 11/14 but prior to 12/13 will result in forfeiture of deposit. No refunds after 12/13.
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