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Park City Mountain: Ski In, Ski Out

Program Number: 7573RJ
Start and End Dates:
2/2/2014 - 2/8/2014; 1/11/2015 - 1/17/2015; 1/18/2015 - 1/24/2015; 1/25/2015 - 1/31/2015; 2/8/2015 - 2/14/2015; 2/15/2015 - 2/21/2015;
Duration: 6 nights
Location: Park City, Utah
Price starting at: $1,277.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Winter Sports; Natural History Activity Level: n (see description)
Meals: 17; 6 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 6 Dinners    
Meal Options: Vegetarian; Low Fat; Low Salt; None    

Experience downhill skiing at one of the top-rated ski resorts in the country during the peak of excellent winter conditions. Begin each day with morning stretches, an off-hill ski clinic, and afternoon lessons grouped by ability and led by experienced ski instructors. Nestled in Utah’s Rocky Mountains and a previous home of the Winter Olympics, the expert instruction and ski in/ski out resort lodgings will make this an adventure to remember.




Highlights

• Three afternoons improving ski technique with PSIA-certified instructors.
• Morning stretch sessions, an off-hill ski clinic and thought-provoking evening classes.
• Program cost includes a five-out-of-six-day lift pass.



Activity Particulars

Moderate to strenuous activity up to six hours; elevations up to 10,000 feet. Groups divided according to skill level.




Date Specific Information

1-25-2015

This week, intermediate and advance skiers can choose five full days of ski lessons for an additional cost. Call for details.




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
Choose from door-to-lift slopeside condominiums, ski-in, ski-out hotel with 50 yard walk to the slopes or a rustic ski lodge with a 10 minute walk to the slopes.
Meals and Lodgings
   Best Western Landmark Inn or The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel
  Park City, Utah 6 nights
 Best Western Landmark Inn
Type: Hotel
  Description: Guests arrive to a cozy tiered lobby flourishing with green plants and a roaring fireplace, which overlooks a glass view of the pool area. The Landmark Hotel offers 106 spacious, elegant hotel rooms with different features such as mountain views, and upgraded rooms featuring a fireplace, hot tub, microwave and refrigerator. The hotel has an elevator for easy access to any of the three floors in the building. Two Guest computers area available in the lobby area.
  Ship Information: To ship your skis or luggage to hotel, use Fed Ex Ground to have your bags delivered to: Best Western Landmark Inn 6560 North Landmark Drive Park City, UT 84098 1-800-548-8824
  Contact info: 6560 North Landmark Drive
Park City, UT 84098 USA
phone: 180-054-8882 x4
web: http://www.bwlandmarkinn.com/
  Room amenities: Relax in one of the 106 recently renovated guest rooms. All rooms are impeccably appointed with: New linens Full size iron and ironing board Hair dryer In-room safe Coffee maker Full cable TV channel line up Free HBO Free Hot Breakfast
  Facility amenities: When it comes to making you feel at home away from home, the Best Western® Landmark Inn has what you are looking for. They offer amenities such as free high speed wireless internet, exercise equipment, video arcade, 24-hour convenience store, indoor pool, complimentary skiers shuttle service to the ski resorts December 19 through March 31st, and a FREE Full Hot breakfast for all hotel guests in the hotel's Park City Pancake House. HOTEL AMMENITIES: Indoor Pool with extra large Hot Tub FREE full hot breakfast for guests 24-Hour "Bear necessities" C-Store Free 24-Hour Hot Beverage Bar Fresh Baked Cookies each afternoon Guest laundry room on-site Video Game Arcade Exercise Room Ping Pong and Pool Table Free High Speed Wireless Internet Sun Deck with volleyball and croquet Horseshoe Pit 24-Hour Front Desk Discount Activity Tickets Sold at Front Desk. Business Center Services Daily maid service Exclusive hotel skier shuttle bus (winter months only)
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes

 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 Best Western Landmark Inn or 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 Best Western Landmark Inn or 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 and Road Scholar Health & Safety Form (Participant Information Form).
  Parking availability:
Must register vehicle 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: 800-457-9457
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$64 round trip (adult); $40 round trip (child 12 years or younger)
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

45 min. 

 

Distance:

 

35 miles

   

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
  Best Western Landmark Inn From the West: Salt Lake City International Airport: Head west on N Terminal Dr., 0.8 mi. Continue straight onto Terminal Dr., 0.4 mi. Slight right toward Terminal Dr., 0.2 mi. Continue straight onto Terminal Dr ., 0.2 mi. Take the I-80 E ramp on the left to City Center/Ogden/Provo, 0.7 mi. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for I-80 E and merge onto I-80 E 6.2 mi. Keep right to stay on I-80 E, follow signs for Cheyenne/Interstate 80, 21.6 mi. Take exit 145 toward Kimball Jct, 0.6 mi. Turn right onto UT-224 S, 381 ft. Take the 1st right , 69 ft. Turn right, 351 ft. Turn left. Destination will be on the right, 95 ft. Arrive at Best Western Landmark Inn, 6560 N Landmark Dr, Park City, UT 84098. From the East: Merge onto I-80 W via the ramp to Salt Lake. Entering Utah, 55.7 mi. Take exit 145 for UT-224 S toward Kimball Jct/Park City, 0.4 mi. Slight right toward UT-224 S, 52 ft. Take the 1st left onto UT-224 S, 0.1 mi. Turn right, 69 ft. Turn right, 351 ft. Turn left. Destination will be on the right, 95 ft. Arrive at Best Western Landmark Inn, 6560 N Landmark Dr, Park City, UT 84098.
  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, February 2)
   
 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 our Lake Placid Conference Room. Following dinner, participate in group introductions and program orientation.
   
Accommodations: Best Western Landmark Inn or 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. Join a mountain host and discover the best places to ski on a morning mountain tour. Discover PCMR's history from mining to the Winter Olympics. Engage your mind with a fascinating evening discussion.
(Monday, February 3)
   
 Breakfast: 8:00-9:00 AM in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), enjoy breakfast.
 Morning: 7:15 - 8:00 AM 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, 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.
 Lunch: 12:00-1:00 PM, after skiing down to the conference room, relax and enjoy a hot meal.
 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 dinner.
 Evening: 6:45-8:00 PM 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: Best Western Landmark Inn or 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. Join a mountain host and discover new places to ski on a morning mountain tour. Improve ski techniques during your 3-hour afternoon ski lesson. Study and learn by Celebrating PCMR 50th year anniversary.
(Tuesday, February 4)
   
 Breakfast: 8:00-9:00 AM in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), enjoy breakfast.
 Morning: 7:15 - 8:00 AM 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, 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.
 Lunch: 12:00-1:00 PM, after skiing down to the conference room, relax and enjoy meal.
 Afternoon: 1:00-4:00 PM Enjoy your ski lesson (grouped by ability) from some of the nation's top-ranked PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America) ski instructors and discover solutions that will help you make permanent changes to your ski techniques.
 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 PM Enjoy dinner.
 Evening: 6:45-8:00 PM Study and learn the fascinating history of Park City Mountain Resort. Celebrating its 50th year anniversary during the 2013-2014 ski season, explore the early years when silver mining gave way to a ghost town and then thanks to a $1.2 million federal grant by the Kennedy Administration designed to help rebuild dilapidated rural towns, Treasure Mountain Resort opened in 1963 and was dedicated in 1964 by Lady Bird Johnson as Park City’s first ski resort. Lift tickets at the time cost $3.50. From the name change to Park City Mountain Resort in 1971 to hosting the 2002 Winter Olympic Games to current issues facing the resort, learn what has made this ski resort consistently rank among the top 5 resorts in the nation.
   
Accommodations: Best Western Landmark Inn or The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Start the day off right in your morning stretch class. Enjoy a morning mountain tour from one of the mountain hosts. Participate in your three-hour afternoon ski lesson and Study and learn by Celebrating PCMR 50th year anniversary.
(Wednesday, February 5)
   
 Breakfast: 8:00-9:00 AM in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), enjoy breakfast.
 Morning: 7:15 - 8:00 AM 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, 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.
 Lunch: 12:00-1:00 PM, after skiing down to the conference room, relax and enjoy a hot meal.
 Afternoon: 1:00-4:00 PM Enjoy your ski lesson (grouped by ability) from some of the nation's top-ranked PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America) ski instructors and discover solutions that will help you make permanent changes to your ski techniques.
 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 PM Enjoy dinner.
 Evening: 6:45-8:00 PM Study and learn the fascinating history of Park City Mountain Resort. Celebrating its 50th year anniversary during the 2013-2014 ski season, explore the early years when silver mining gave way to a ghost town and then thanks to a $1.2 million federal grant by the Kennedy Administration designed to help rebuild dilapidated rural towns, Treasure Mountain Resort opened in 1963 and was dedicated in 1964 by Lady Bird Johnson as Park City’s first ski resort. Lift tickets at the time cost $3.50. From the name change to Park City Mountain Resort in 1971 to hosting the 2002 Winter Olympic Games to current issues facing the resort, learn what has made this ski resort consistently rank among the top 5 resorts in the nation.
   
Accommodations: Best Western Landmark Inn or The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Start the day off right in your morning stretch class. Enjoy a morning mountain tour from one of the mountain hosts. Participate in your three-hour afternoon ski lesson and choose from several optional evening activities or rest up in your room.
(Thursday, February 6)
   
 Breakfast: 8:00-9:00 AM in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), enjoy breakfast.
 Morning: 7:15 - 8:00 AM 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, 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.
 Lunch: 12:00-1:00 PM, after skiing down to the conference room, relax and enjoy a hot meal.
 Afternoon: 1:00-4:00 PM Enjoy your ski lesson (grouped by ability) from some of the nation's top-ranked PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America) ski instructors and discover solutions that will help you make permanent changes to your ski techniques.
 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 PM Enjoy dinner.
 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 whose 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: Best Western Landmark Inn or The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: 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 a local talent performance.
(Friday, February 7)
   
 Breakfast: 8:00-9:00 AM in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), enjoy breakfast
 Morning: 7:15 - 8:00 AM 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, 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.
 Lunch: At 12:00-1:00 PM, after skiing down to the conference room, relax and enjoy a hot meal.
 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 PM Enjoy dinner.
 Evening: Enjoy our program finale following dinner in the conference room and experience a performance from local talent, Dr. Bryan Stanley, accomplished pianist-composer originally from Atlantic, Iowa, is Music Director and head of the piano faculty at the Utah Conservatory in Park City. Receive Passport Stickers and say our goodbyes as some participants need to catch flights before breakfast the following morning.
   
Accommodations: Best Western Landmark Inn or The Lodge at the Mountain Village or The Shadow Ridge Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Following breakfast, independent departures.
(Saturday, February 8)
   
 Breakfast: 6:45 - 7:45 AM in our Lake Placid Conference Room,(P-1 Level), enjoy breakfast.
 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.

Suggested Reading List


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Ski & Snow Country: The Golden Years of Skiing in the West


Author: Ray Atkeson, Warren Miller


Description: The early, romantic days of skiing in the West, from the 1930s to the '50s, were a time of glamour and great excitement. Hollywood movie stars in the latest snow fashions shared chair lifts with the originators of "extreme" skiing. Skiers zoomed down the mountains with primitive equipment, relying on enthusiasm and their own brand of skill to take them successfully to the bottom. Otto Lang, Hannes Schneider, Errol Flynn, and dozens of other celebrities and even early Olympic athletes peppered these snowy slopes, having the time of their lives. Signed by Warren Miller. That era of fun and elegance was captured on film by famed outdoor photographer Ray Atkeson and ski movie maker Warren Miller, who became friends in Squaw Valley in 1949. In this nostalgic tour of an earlier time, Miller reminisces about the places, people, and props that color the history of skiing in the West. His lively, firsthand account of the events that populate this unequaled photo collection is fascinating reading. Ray Atkeson became a legend in his lifetime, taking over 40,000 photos of the pioneer years of skiing the West. Warren Miller has produced nearly five hundred sports films during his fifty-year career. He teaches skiing in Big Sky, Montana. Hardcover, 120 pages



Stories In Stone : Park City, Utah ... Miners and Madams, Merchants and Murderers


Author: Colleen Adair Fliedner


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Author: John Fry


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