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Soelden, Austria: the Heart of the Austrian Alps, February 18 to 26, 2022 (BRSC Eurofest)

  • 02/18/2022
  • 02/26/2022
  • Soelden, Austria
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  • For members of a BRSC-affiliated ski club. Get the registration code from the trip leader.

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BASE PRICE: $3,054  Trip Expanded New Price Due to Air 
Trip Leader:  MARY-JO SWINIMER  Contact Trip Leader, There may be possiblity to add a room .

Experience Soelden: the Heart of the Austrian Alps on the annual Blue Ridge Ski Council (BRSC) Eurofest including participants from several different local ski clubs, and featuring  parties, dinners, various social events and an optional post-trip excursion to the picturesque city of Salzburg.  

The Sölden ski area ranks among the most renowned ski areas in the Alps. You can’t beat three mountains over 3,000 meters high with more than 2,000 meters of vertical, 2 Glacier ski areas, 144 Km of Slopes, 31 state of the art lifts, and 33 huts (restaurants). Mother nature assisted by modern snowmaking on 77% of the slopes offers more than enough snow for ripping and shredding turns between October and May. Among the 31 top modern mountain lifts there are 2 of the most powerful feeder mountain gondolas world-wide, whisking guests from the village center up to 3000 m above sea level without any waiting times.

Known as the “BIG 3” Gaislachkogl (3058 m), Tiefenbachkogl (3250 m) and Schwarze Schneid (3340 m); a truly memorable adventure comprising eye-catching viewing platforms towering high above the sea of summits in the Ötztal Alps and endless ski runs with truly record-breaking vertical: the BIG3 captivate winter enthusiasts in every sense and is accessible to non-skiers.

Unique ski adventures at Soelden The Adreline Cup, the Big3 Rally, and Area 47 SnowPark Soelden's freestyle fun, check out the links below for details: 

Adrenalin Cup Sölden Winter Competition: action & fun (soelden.com)
BIG3: three 3.000 m peaks with lifts in Sölden's Ski Area (soelden.com)
AREA47 Snow Park Sölden. Freestyle fun in Tirol (soelden.com)

Non-skier no problem, viewing platforms are reached without skis, optional day trip to Innsbruck, cross country skiing, Aqua dome Therme, 007 Elembents exhibit.

Lodging:  


Hotel Tyrolerhof

The 4 Star Hotel Tyrolerhof is an ideal starting point for your holiday; Sölden is the center for sport in the wonderful Ötz Valley. The Hotel Tyrolerhof is right in the center of Sölden, very near the leisure arena and only 250 meters from the Giggijoch cable car (Sölden, is not a huge town and everything is reachable by foot  – bus stop 50m from the hotel. This romantic hotel and the beautiful valley offer the best conditions for inspired and relaxing days in Tirol –  Sölden. In this hotel the traditional and the modern combine to create a wonderful atmosphere. The Hotel Tyrolerhof is an oasis of well-being and wellness.  Enjoy good food with our Tyrolean cuisine and international dishes or après ski around the crackling fire. 

Features 

  • Location: Well situated in Soelden, just 2 minutes’ walk Giggijoch Gondola
  • Modern Tyrolian Rooms
  • Apres Ski Bar "Grizzly"
  • Indoor swimming pool and wellness area
  • Cuisine with Tyrolean Kitchen and international meals
  • in-house ski school and ski rental
  • all rooms have shower/toilet, hairdryer, telephone, safe, TV, Bathrobe during your stay
  • Ski room

Ski Trip Includes: 

  • Round-trip air on United,  Dulles  (IAD) Munich, first 26
  • Expanded trip air is round-trip Dulles/Vienna/Innsbrucke
  • Ground transportation to/from the airport and resort
  • 7 nights at the Hotel Tyrolerhof
  • Extended Accident/Medical trip insurance. Cancellation insurance is optional.
  • Daily Breakfast and Dinner
  • Welcome Reception
  • Apres Ski party
  • Thursday dinner/dance
  • Sightseeing side trips options offered at additional cost Innsbruck and St. Anton
  • Admission to one site 007 Exhibit or the Savorofsky Crystal Museum in Innsbruck.

Optional lift tickets will be available later.

Excursion trip to Salzburg includes:

Lodging in the Radisson Blu Hotel Altstadt, stay in the center of Salzburg's Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site where you'll find most of the Austrian city's major attractions. In addition to its prime location, our beautifully restored Salzburg hotel offers 5-star accommodation with well-preserved medieval details. Dating back to 1377, the hotel features authentic wooden ceilings, intricate stucco, and antique artwork, making a truly memorable setting for your stay in Salzburg.

  • Round-trip air on United, Dulles (IAD) to Munich
  • Ground transportation to/from the airport and resort
  • 3 nights at the Raddison Blu Hotel Altstadt
  • Daily breakfast 

Optional tours Culinary tour, Halstatt and Salt Mines, and more details TBD.

Number of Skiers: 26

Package Cost:  $3,054 or $3,505 with extension

Ground only: $2,201

Lift Tickets: Add TBD

Cancellation Fees:  A $50 cancellation applies for any cancellations prior to 10/21/2021.  Afterwards, the participant will also be responsible for any unrecoverable expenses, including 3% credit card transaction fees on applicable payments. 

Payment Schedule (per person):

Advance Deposit:  $500
Remaining balance is due on 10/21/2021; may be paid by credit card or check. You may also pay in three monthly installments (by check only, not by credit card): 

10/21/2021:  One-third of the balance
11/20/2021:  Second third of the balance
12/20/2021:  Remaining balance

If sign-up is after 12/20/2021, full payment is due immediately.

Please mail payment checks to SCWDC, 5309 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207.  Do NOT mail payment checks to the trip leader.  

Participants must be current SCWDC members, or members of a BRSC affiliated ski club.  You can sign up as a member online HERE.

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