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Program #21271RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Elevation Note
12,600 feet is the highest elevation at the ski area. Ski area information at www.skiwinterpark.com

Equipment Requirements
Skis, boots, poles, clothing, etc. Helmets strongly recommended. Rentals available. Four day lift ticket is provided.

Itinerary for Feb 23 — Feb 28, 2014

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Type: Hotel

Description: Central location in the town of Winter Park. Close to shops, restaurants, and across the street from the public transportation center.

Contact info:
78665 US Highway 40
P.O. Box 35
Winter Park, CO 80482-0035 USA
phone: 970-726-8088
web: www.bestwestern.com

Room amenities: Cable satellite television Expanded cable with Encore, Starz and all Denver networks, AM/FM alarm clock, Coffee/tea maker, Microwave available, Refrigerator available, Hairdryer, Iron, ironing board

Facility amenities: Elevator, wheelchair accessible, Smoke free property, Cocktail Lounge, Hot tub, Interior corridor, Multilingual staff (English, Spanish, Russian)

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact hotel for rates
Contact hotel directly to reserve

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, February 23 - Hotel Check-in/Orientation
Note: The town of Winter Park is a convenient base for the ski areas of Winter Park and Mary Jane. The town and ski areas are connected by a frequent free shuttle bus right across the street from the hotel.

Arrive To: Hotel check-in is between 4 - 5 PM. Meet in the hotel lobby at 5 pm for orientation and information.

Dinner: Restaurant or catered meal

Evening: Orientation.

Lodging: Best Western Alpenglo Lodge

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Central location in the town of Winter Park. Close to shops, restaurants, and across the street from the public transportation center.

Contact info:
78665 US Highway 40
P.O. Box 35
Winter Park, CO 80482-0035 USA
phone: 970-726-8088
web: www.bestwestern.com

Room amenities: Cable satellite television Expanded cable with Encore, Starz and all Denver networks, AM/FM alarm clock, Coffee/tea maker, Microwave available, Refrigerator available, Hairdryer, Iron, ironing board

Facility amenities: Elevator, wheelchair accessible, Smoke free property, Cocktail Lounge, Hot tub, Interior corridor, Multilingual staff (English, Spanish, Russian)

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact hotel for rates
Contact hotel directly to reserve

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, February 24 - Skiing - lift ticket provided
Note: The Winter Park Ski Resort consists of three interconnected mountain peaks — Winter Park, Mary Jane, and Vasquez Ridge — which share a common lift ticket. Mary Jane is known for its moguls, tree skiing, and generally more difficult terrain. It encompasses the above-tree line terrain of Parsenn Bowl. Vasquez Ridge offers intermediate terrain and mogul runs. 435 acres of backcountry terrain in Vasquez Cirque with a triple chairlift providing lift access to much of that terrain.

Breakfast: Continental breakfast with choice of hot items

Morning: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Lunch: Lunch voucher provided for on mountain dining

Afternoon: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Dinner: Restaurant or catered meal.

Evening: Free time.

Lodging: Best Western Alpenglo Lodge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Central location in the town of Winter Park. Close to shops, restaurants, and across the street from the public transportation center.

Contact info:
78665 US Highway 40
P.O. Box 35
Winter Park, CO 80482-0035 USA
phone: 970-726-8088
web: www.bestwestern.com

Room amenities: Cable satellite television Expanded cable with Encore, Starz and all Denver networks, AM/FM alarm clock, Coffee/tea maker, Microwave available, Refrigerator available, Hairdryer, Iron, ironing board

Facility amenities: Elevator, wheelchair accessible, Smoke free property, Cocktail Lounge, Hot tub, Interior corridor, Multilingual staff (English, Spanish, Russian)

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact hotel for rates
Contact hotel directly to reserve

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, February 25 - Skiing - lift ticket provided
Breakfast: Continental breakfast with choice of hot items

Morning: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Lunch: Lunch voucher for on mountain dining

Afternoon: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Dinner: Dinner on own to discover downtown and restaurants of Winter Park.

Evening: Local speaker about the Winter Park area.

Lodging: Best Western Alpenglo Lodge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Hotel

Description: Central location in the town of Winter Park. Close to shops, restaurants, and across the street from the public transportation center.

Contact info:
78665 US Highway 40
P.O. Box 35
Winter Park, CO 80482-0035 USA
phone: 970-726-8088
web: www.bestwestern.com

Room amenities: Cable satellite television Expanded cable with Encore, Starz and all Denver networks, AM/FM alarm clock, Coffee/tea maker, Microwave available, Refrigerator available, Hairdryer, Iron, ironing board

Facility amenities: Elevator, wheelchair accessible, Smoke free property, Cocktail Lounge, Hot tub, Interior corridor, Multilingual staff (English, Spanish, Russian)

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact hotel for rates
Contact hotel directly to reserve

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, February 26 - Skiing - lift ticket provided
Breakfast: Continental breakfast with choice of hot items

Morning: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Lunch: Lunch voucher for on mountain dining

Afternoon: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Dinner: Restaurant meal

Evening: Expert led discussion on ski equipment design and latest technology.

Lodging: Best Western Alpenglo Lodge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Central location in the town of Winter Park. Close to shops, restaurants, and across the street from the public transportation center.

Contact info:
78665 US Highway 40
P.O. Box 35
Winter Park, CO 80482-0035 USA
phone: 970-726-8088
web: www.bestwestern.com

Room amenities: Cable satellite television Expanded cable with Encore, Starz and all Denver networks, AM/FM alarm clock, Coffee/tea maker, Microwave available, Refrigerator available, Hairdryer, Iron, ironing board

Facility amenities: Elevator, wheelchair accessible, Smoke free property, Cocktail Lounge, Hot tub, Interior corridor, Multilingual staff (English, Spanish, Russian)

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact hotel for rates
Contact hotel directly to reserve

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, February 27 - Skiing - lift ticket provided
Breakfast: Continental breakfast with choice of hot items

Morning: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Lunch: Lunch voucher provided for on mountain dining

Afternoon: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Dinner: Restaurant meal

Evening: Free time.

Lodging: Best Western Alpenglo Lodge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, February 28 - Departure after breakfast by 11 a.m.
Breakfast: Continental breakfast with choice of hot items

Morning: Program ends after breakfast. Check out of hotel by 11 AM.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
8 Hands-on experiences

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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