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Park City Mountain: Ski-In, Ski-Out And Enjoy Ski University

Program Number: 18188RJ
Start and End Dates:
1/20/2013 - 1/27/2013;
Duration: 7 nights
Location: Park City, Utah
Price starting at: $2,695.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Winter Sports Activity Level: n (see description)
Meals: 20; 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 7 Dinners    
Meal Options: Low Salt; Low Fat; Gluten Free; Vegetarian    

Seven high-speed lifts, more than 100 trails and thousands of feet of elevation place Park City Mountain Resort among the finest ski destinations in the country. Spend a few days on the slopes with the renowned ski-instruction staff of Park City. Site of the 2002 Winter Olympics, the resort boasts 3,300 acres of skiable terrain, providing challenges to push experienced skiers to the next level while giving “never-evers” the space and instruction they need to step into their bindings and try downhill skiing for the first time.




Highlights

• Learn how to improve your downhill skiing technique and eliminate your bad habits with Park City’s esteemed professional ski instructors.
• The program includes a 5 out of 6 day lift pass, as well as daily morning stretch classes with a professional ski and yoga instructor.
• Use video to review your progress, practice new skills on the slopes each morning before afternoon instruction and enjoy an unscheduled evening to seek enrichment on your own in Park City.



Activity Particulars

Required skiing ability varies by date. See date notes for details.




Date Specific Information

1-20-2013

For intermediate and advanced skiers looking to improve their technique. No beginner instruction.
Enjoy the latest in hearing technology — listening devices — on this date.




Park City

The hub of three major ski resorts and the site of the 2002 Winter Olympics, Park City sits high in the mountains – 10,000 feet at its highest point – and is considered one of the premier ski destinations in the country. Just a short 30-mile drive from Salt Lake City, the town is also home to the famous Sundance Film Festival every January.



Accommodations
Choice of accommodations: Exceptional slope-side lodge, ski in/out hotel 50 yards from the slopes, or comfortable hotel 7 miles from mountain with free shuttle.
Meals and Lodgings
   The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel
  Park City, Utah 7 nights
 The Lodge at the Mountain Village
Type: Lodge
  Description: Located at the base of Park City Mountain Resort, with restaurants, shopping and equipment rental available on-site. This is a true "Ski-In/Ski-Out" location.
  Contact info: 1415 Lowell Ave.
PO Box 905
Park City,, UT 84060 USA
phone: 888-575-2775
web: www.allseasonsresortlodging.com
  Facility amenities: Indoor/outdoor swimming pool & hot tub, sauna, steam room, fitness center, laundry facility. Securing a room in the "B" Building will be done on a first-come, first-served basis only. SO ENROLL TODAY! View pictures and additional information at the Lodge website, www.allseasonsresortlodging.com .
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes

 The Shadow Ridge Hotel
Type: Hotel
  Description: Location and accommodations define this resort-side property established at the base of Park City Mountain Resort. Imagine being just 100 yards from the popular Payday lift, just a half-mile from Historic Main Street, and just one mile from Deer Valley. And to quickly access other attractions, take advantage of our complimentary on-demand shuttle service. Then, after a long day on the mountain or in the city, relax in any one of our comfortable hotel rooms. Or for an extra fee, choose to upgrade into a fully appointed one or two-bedroom condominium featuring a full kitchen, spacious living area, fireplace, and dining area.
  Contact info: 50 Shadow Ridge Drive
Park City, UT 84060 USA
phone: 888-575-2775
web: www.allseasonsresortlodging.com/park_city/
  Room amenities: Standard Hotel Room (What Road Scholar Fee Covers): 2 Queen-size Beds High Speed Internet in each room Heat/AC, AM/FM alarm clock Private baths with shower/tub Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron & Board Cable television 1-Bedroom Condo (For Extra Fee) King or Queen in master bedroom Sofa sleeper bed in living area 2 bathrooms Fully equipped kitchen Dining Room Living Room Gas Fireplace High Speed Internet in each room Heat/AC, AM/FM alarm clock Private baths with shower/tub Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron & Board Cable television 2-Bedroom Condo (For Extra Fee) King or Queen in master bedroom 1-2 Queens in second bedroom Sofa sleeper bed in living area 2.5 bathrooms Fully equipped kitchen Dining Room Living Room Gas Fireplace High Speed Internet in each room Heat/AC, AM/FM alarm clock Private baths with shower/tub Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron & Board Cable television
  Facility amenities: •Hotel Rooms are covered in Road Scholar Program Fee For an extra fee, participants can choose to upgrade into a one or two-bedroom condominium with full kitchen, living and dining room and gas fireplace •Major renovation in 2011 (new lobby, ski shop, hallways, and more) •Outdoor heated pool •Indoor hot tub and sauna •Complimentary wireless Internet •Complimentary fitness center •Guest Laundry Facility •Complimentary High-Speed Wireless Internet •24-hour front desk (only winter months) •Complimentary garage parking •On-site Utah Ski and Golf ski rental shop •On-site car rental shop •Complimentary on-demand shuttle transportation •Over 4000 square feet of meeting rooms
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
5:45 in Lodge Conference Room for Dinner & Orientation. You will be staying at The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel that night.
  End of Program:
Program ends following breakfast at 8:00 AM. You will be staying at The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required. Nielsen Adventures Liability Waiver & Questionnaire, Road Scholar Health & Safety Form.
  Parking availability:
Must register car with hotel front desk.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Park City, Utah
  Nearest highway: I-80 running East-West
  Nearest airport:  Salt Lake International
  From End of Program
  Location: Park City, Utah
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
All Resort
phone: 800-457-9547
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$64 round trip
Prices are subject to change.

   

You must mention that you are with Road Scholar Program to receive this special price. You may also book online by copying and pasting this link to your brower: www.allresort.com/CorporateGroups/Reservations.aspx?grpid=6284&tmpid=5305&tmpl=1 Enter Group Number 6284, when prompted.

 
Driving Directions
  SHADOW RIDGE HOTEL-PARK CITY FROM THE WEST/SALT LAKE CITY: Travel east on I-80. You will be traveling up Parley's Canyon on I-80. Take exit 145 at Kimball Junction onto Highway 224. (Follow exit signs for Deer Valley, Park City, The Canyons). Travel approximately 6 miles south on Highway 224. When entering Park City, stay on Park Avenue until you reach the intersection for Deer Valley Drive/Empire Avenue. Turn right onto Empire Avenue, then take your second right onto Shadow Ridge. The Shadow Ridge Hotel will be immediately on your right. Pull into Guest Registration and walk into building to the Front Desk. FROM THE EAST: Travel west on I-80. Take exit 145 at Kimball Junction onto Highway 224. (Follow exit signs for Deer Valley, Park City, The Canyons). Travel approximately 6 miles south on Highway 224. When entering Park City, stay on Park Avenue until you reach the intersection for Deer Valley Drive/Empire Avenue. Turn right onto Empire Avenue, then take your second right onto Shadow Ridge. The Shadow Ridge Hotel will be immediately on your right. Pull into Guest Registration and walk into building to the Front Desk.
  THE LODGE AT THE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE-PARK CITY FROM THE WEST/SALT LAKE CITY: Travel east on I-80. You will be traveling up Parley's Canyon on I-80. Take exit 145 at Kimball Junction onto Highway 224. (Follow exit signs for Deer Valley, Park City, The Canyons). Travel approximately 6 miles south on Highway 224. When entering Park City, stay on Park Avenue until you reach the intersection for Deer Valley Drive/Empire Avenue. Turn right onto Empire Avenue, then take your second right onto Shadow Ridge. The Lodge at the Mountain Village will be located across the parking lot directly in front of you. Proceed to the right to the registration parking, then through the sliding glass doors and take the elevator to Level 1 for Guest Registration. FROM THE EAST: Travel west on I-80. Take exit 145 at Kimball Junction onto Highway 224. (Follow exit signs for Deer Valley, Park City, The Canyons). Travel approximately 6 miles south on Highway 224. When entering Park City, stay on Park Avenue until you reach the intersection for Deer Valley Drive/Empire Avenue. Turn right onto Empire Avenue, then take your second right onto Shadow Ridge. The Lodge at the Mountain Village will be located across the parking lot directly in front of you. Proceed to the right to the registration parking, then through the sliding glass doors and take the elevator to Level 1 for Guest Registration.
Elevation Note: Altitude 7,000-10,000 with downhill skiing daily.

Equipment Requirements: Participants can bring their own ski package, or rent a ski package from many on-site ski shops. Because Utah's weather is variable, several removable light layers, with one warmer jacket, is best for comfort. UV sunglasses/goggles strongly advised.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Welcome, Group Introductions and Program Orientation
(Sunday, January 20)
   
 Arrive To: Meet in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), at 5:45-6:00 P.M. to receive name badges and detailed itinerary for the week.
 Dinner: 6:00 - 6:45 PM Enjoy dinner in the Lake Placid Conference Room served buffet-style and catered by our private chef. Following dinner, participate in group introductions and program orientation.
   
Accommodations: The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Start your day off right with a morning stretch class. Following breakfast, meet your Ski University Instructor and begin your first full-day ski lesson. Enjoy lunch with your ski instructor. Engage your mind with a fascinating evening discussion.
(Monday, January 21)
   
 Breakfast: 7:45-8:45 A.M in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), enjoy a buffet style breakfast catered by our private chef.
 Morning: 7:15 - 8:00 in the Squaw Valley Conference Room, prepare yourself for a day of skiing and join the group morning stretch class, based on Yoga and taught by a certified instructor. At 9:00 AM join your ski instructor to begin your first day of ski lessons. Your PSIA (Professional Ski Instructor of America) certified instructor ranks among the best instructors in the nation. Your skills are certain to improve one or two ski levels during the week as you begin exploring 3,300 acres containing over 100 ski runs of which half are beautifully groomed nightly for your skiing pleasure and ski technique improvement.
 Lunch: At 12:00 noon, ski down to the conference room for a hot buffet style lunch with your ski instructor. During lunch, you can discuss your progress, ski techniques learned and plans for the afternoon while you relax and enjoy a fabulous meal, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and dessert, catered by our private chef.
 Afternoon: Continue your Ski University lessons for two additional hours in the afternoon and then have an hour to practice skills you learned that day until the lifts close at 4:00 PM.
 Dinner: 5:30 - 6:00 PM Enjoy socializing with your fellow Road Scholar skiers during "Happy Hour" in our Lake Placid conference room. 6:00-6:45 P.M Enjoy a buffet style dinner catered by our private chef.
 Evening: 6:45-8:00 P.M Learn the secrets to better skiing in our "Off-Hill Ski Clinic" taught by a PSIA (Professional Ski Instructor of America) certified instructor. Discover tips to improve your ski techniques which will help you make changes regarding balance, edging, steering and rhythm.
   
Accommodations: The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Start your day off right with a morning stretch class. Following breakfast, meet your Ski University Instructor and begin your second full-day ski lessons. Enjoy lunch with your ski instructor. Engage your mind with a fascinating evening discussion.
(Tuesday, January 22)
   
 Breakfast: 7:45-8:45 A.M in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), enjoy a buffet style breakfast catered by our private chef.
 Morning: 7:15 - 8:00 in the Squaw Valley Conference Room, prepare yourself for a day of skiing and join the group morning stretch class, based on Yoga and taught by a certified instructor. At 9:00 AM join your ski instructor to continue ski lessons. Your PSIA (Professional Ski Instructor of America) certified instructor ranks among the best instructors in the nation. Your skills are certain to improve one or two ski levels during the week as you begin exploring 3,300 acres containing over 100 ski runs of which half are beautifully groomed nightly for your skiing pleasure and ski technique improvement.
 Lunch: At 12:00 noon, ski down to the conference room for a hot buffet style lunch with your ski instructor. During lunch, you can discuss your progress, ski techniques learned and plans for the afternoon while you relax and enjoy a fabulous meal, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and dessert, catered by our private chef.
 Afternoon: Continue your Ski University lessons for two additional hours in the afternoon and then have an hour to practice skills you learned that day until the lifts close at 4:00 PM.
 Dinner: 5:30 - 6:00 PM Enjoy socializing with your fellow Road Scholar skiers during "Happy Hour" in our Lake Placid conference room. 6:00-6:45 P.M Enjoy a buffet style dinner catered by our private chef.
 Evening: 6:45-8:00 P.M Engage your mind with an expert-led discussion and presentation on a fascinating and engaging topic.
   
Accommodations: The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Start your day off right with a morning stretch class. Following breakfast, meet your Ski University Instructor and begin your third full-day ski lessons. Enjoy lunch with your ski instructor. Engage your mind with a fascinating evening discussion.
(Wednesday, January 23)
   
 Breakfast: 7:45-8:45 A.M in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), enjoy a buffet style breakfast catered by our private chef.
 Morning: 7:15 - 8:00 in the Squaw Valley Conference Room, prepare yourself for a day of skiing and join the group morning stretch class, based on Yoga and taught by a certified instructor. At 9:00 AM join your ski instructor to continue ski lessons. Your PSIA (Professional Ski Instructor of America) certified instructor ranks among the best instructors in the nation. By now, you should be seeing change in your ski techniques and will start to make better turns or get better edging out of habit rather than having to think about each technique and change. Your permanent solution to better skiing is just around the corner so stick with the remaining days to permanently change just a few more of the old bad habits you have been stuck with for years which will now become history.
 Lunch: At 12:00 noon, ski down to the conference room for a hot buffet style lunch with your ski instructor. During lunch, you can discuss your progress, ski techniques learned and plans for the afternoon while you relax and enjoy a fabulous meal, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and dessert, catered by our private chef.
 Afternoon: Continue your Ski University lessons for two additional hours in the afternoon and then have an hour to practice skills you learned that day until the lifts close at 4:00 PM.
 Dinner: 5:30 - 6:00 PM Enjoy socializing with your fellow Road Scholar skiers during "Happy Hour" in our Lake Placid conference room. 6:00-6:45 P.M Enjoy a buffet style dinner catered by our private chef.
 Evening: 6:45-8:00 P.M Engage your mind with an expert-led discussion and presentation on a fascinating and engaging topic.
   
Accommodations: The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Start your day off right with a morning stretch class. Following breakfast, enjoy your fourth full-day ski lessons. Enjoy lunch with your ski instructor. Choose from several optional evening activities or rest up in your room.
(Thursday, January 24)
   
 Breakfast: 7:45-8:45 A.M in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), enjoy a buffet style breakfast catered by our private chef.
 Morning: 7:15 - 8:00 in the Squaw Valley Conference Room, prepare yourself for a day of skiing and join the group morning stretch class, based on Yoga and taught by a certified instructor. 9:00 - 12:00 Noon begin your fourth day of ski lessons as you now progress to steeper terrain and work on refining previous ski skills. You will be amazed by day four, how much your confidence level has increased. You will feel comfortable and no longer intimidated on slopes you felt were previously out of your skiing ability. You are now noticing permanent change in your ski techniques and old bad habits are gone.
 Lunch: At 12:00 noon, ski down to the conference room for a hot buffet style lunch with your ski instructor. During lunch, you can discuss your progress, ski techniques learned and plans for the afternoon while you relax and enjoy a fabulous meal, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and dessert, catered by our private chef.
 Afternoon: Continue your Ski University lessons for two additional hours in the afternoon and then have an hour to practice skills you learned that day until the lifts close at 4:00 PM.
 Dinner: 5:30 - 6:00 PM Enjoy socializing with your fellow Road Scholar skiers during "Happy Hour" in our Lake Placid conference room. 6:00-6:45 P.M Enjoy a buffet style dinner catered by our private chef.
 Evening: Free evening. Optional activities for participants might include: 1. Excursion to Salt Lake City to hear the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir Rehearsal. (Commercial shuttle cost of approx. $25 per person). 2. Enjoy a movie sponsored by Park City Film Series at the local library. (Movie tickets cost approx. $5 each). 3. Enjoy a Hollywood movie at the local movie theater. (Movie tickets are approx. $8 per person. Free city bus to/from lodge and theater). 4. Visit historic Park City Main Street and see the many art galleries. (Free City Bus). 5. Enjoy a play at the Egyptian Theater on Park City's Main Street. (Play tickets are approx. $25 per person. Free city bus to/from lodge and main street). 6. Experience Park City Historical Society's "Ghost Tour" on Park City Main Street and learn about the history and colorful characters of local residents and miners of Park City during the mining days who met an untimely death and who's ghost still haunts the buildings and historic hotels on main street. (Tour tickets are approx. $20 per person. Free city bus to/from lodge and main street).
   
Accommodations: The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Start your day off right with a morning stretch class. Following breakfast, meet your Ski University Instructor and begin your fifth and final day ski lessons. Enjoy lunch with your ski instructor. Choose from several optional evening activities or rest up in your room.
(Friday, January 25)
   
 Breakfast: 7:45-8:45 A.M in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), enjoy a buffet style breakfast catered by our private chef.
 Morning: 7:15 - 8:00 in the Squaw Valley Conference Room, prepare yourself for a day of skiing and join the group morning stretch class, based on Yoga and taught by a certified instructor. At 9:00 AM join your ski instructor to continue ski lessons. Your PSIA (Professional Ski Instructor of America) certified instructor ranks among the best instructors in the nation. Your skills are certain to improve one or two ski levels during the week as you begin exploring 3,300 acres containing over 100 ski runs of which half are beautifully groomed nightly for your skiing pleasure and ski technique improvement.
 Lunch: At 12:00 noon, ski down to the conference room for a hot buffet style lunch with your ski instructor. During lunch, you can discuss your progress, ski techniques learned and plans for the afternoon while you relax and enjoy a fabulous meal, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and dessert, catered by our private chef.
 Afternoon: Continue your Ski University lessons for you final two hours with your ski instructor. Congratulations in completing 5 full days of ski instruction! You have accomplished something amazing. You should now find you have an ability to ski longer and faster and not be as tired at the end of your ski days from now on!
 Dinner: 5:30 - 6:00 PM Enjoy socializing with your fellow Road Scholar skiers during "Happy Hour" in our Lake Placid conference room. 6:00-6:45 P.M Enjoy a buffet style dinner catered by our private chef.
 Evening: Free evening. Optional activities for participants might include: 1. Enjoy a movie at the local theater. (Movie tickets are approx. $8 per person. Free city bus to/from lodge and theater). 2. Visit historic Park City Main Street and see the many art galleries. (Free City Bus). 3. Enjoy a play at the Egyptian Theater on Park City's Main Street. (Play tickets are approx. $25 per person. Free city bus to/from lodge and main street). 4. Experience Park City Historical Society's "Ghost Tour" on Park City Main Street and learn about the history and colorful characters of local residents and miners of Park City during the mining days who met an untimely death and who's ghost still haunts the buildings and historic hotels on main street. (Tour tickets are approx. $20 per person. Free city bus to/from lodge and main street).
   
Accommodations: The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Start the day off right in your morning stretch class. Enjoy a morning mountain tour from one of the mountain hosts. Enjoy the afternoon exploring and skiing your favorite runs. Participate in our program finale and experience local talent and performance
(Saturday, January 26)
   
 Breakfast: 7:45-8:45 A.M in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), enjoy a buffet style breakfast catered by our private chef.
 Morning: 7:15 - 8:00 in the Squaw Valley Conference Room, prepare yourself for a day of skiing and join the group morning stretch class, based on Yoga and taught by a certified instructor. At 9:00 A.M., lifts open to begin exploring 3,300 acres containing over 100 ski runs of which half of them are groomed beautifully for your skiing pleasure. At 10:00 AM, choose to follow an expert guide from Park City Mountain Resort on a two-hour mountain tour and learn how to navigate the mountains and ski lifts and find out where the best spots to ski are located for the day.
 Lunch: At 12:00 noon, ski down to the conference room for a hot buffet style lunch with your ski instructor. During lunch, you can discuss your progress, ski techniques learned and plans for the afternoon while you relax and enjoy a fabulous meal, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and dessert, catered by our private chef.
 Afternoon: Enjoy the afternoon and choose to follow a mountain host and historian on a two-hour mountain mining history excursion from 1:30 - 3:30 PM. Learn the fascinating history or Park City Mountain Resort from the boom days of silver mining to Park City Mountain Resort hosting the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Then continue skiing until the lifts close at 4:00 PM.
 Dinner: 5:30 - 6:00 PM Enjoy socializing with your fellow Road Scholar skiers during "Happy Hour" in our Lake Placid conference room. 6:00-6:45 P.M Enjoy a buffet style dinner catered by our private chef.
 Evening: Enjoy our program finale following dinner in the conference room and experience a performance from local talent. Receive Passport Stickers and say our goodbyes as some participants need to catch flights before breakfast the following morning.
   
Accommodations: The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Following breakfast, independent departures.
(Sunday, January 27)
   
 Breakfast: 6:45 - 7:45 A.M in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), enjoy a buffet style breakfast catered by our private chef.
 Morning: Independent departures to airport except for those who chose to get two weeks of skiing for one airline ticket and will be joining the new arrival group this afternoon to experience another wonderful week skiing "The Greatest Snow on Earth!"
   
Meals Included: Breakfast
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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