Looking for something different for your next ski trip? Here's our list of Ski Adventures for next season.
ALTA LODGE SKI ADVENTURES AT A GLANCE
Alta, UT--Alta Lodge specialty ski adventures are immersion programs for skiers who want to advance their skiing skills in a multi-day ski experience. Select instructors from Alta Ski School or guides from Utah Mountain Adventures spend the day with participants in the mountains, and then join them for après ski and dinner. Lodging, breakfasts and full dinners are included in the ski adventure rates. Many participants return each year for these great experiences. For more information, visit altalodge.com or call 800-707-2582.
Alta Performance Ski Camp l December 4-8, 2011 & April 10-14, 2012
This ski camp is for advanced to expert skiers who want to take their skiing experience at Alta and Snowbird to a new level. The camp takes a progressive approach to coaching skiers off the hill as well, instructing them in dry land training for better skiing fitness. Includes four nights lodging, full breakfast and dinner daily, three days ski coaching, dry land training sessions, three days of lift tickets, demo skis and boots, tax and Lodge service charge. Rates: $1,995 per person, double occupancy or $2,471 single.
Backcountry Ski & Splitboard Clinics l January 24-29, 2012 & March 13-17, 2012
This three-day course with guides from Utah Mountain Adventures teaches skiers and snowboarders the fundamentals during three full days of backcountry skiing and snowboarding. Participants learn avalanche awareness, beacon rescue, safe route selection, efficient uphill travel with climbing skins on skis and split snowboards, and downhill skiing and snowboarding technique, while experiencing legendary Wasatch backcountry touring. Includes four nights lodging, full breakfast and dinner daily, backcountry lunch on ski days, all instructor/guide fees, five yoga sessions (March only), tax and Lodge service charge.
Rates: Jan: $1,915 per person, double occupancy or $2,508; Mar: $2,160 per person, double occupancy or $2,863 single.
Powder Tracks Powder Ski Camp l January 7-12, 2012
This unique ski program makes it easier, faster and more fun to learn to ski Alta's famous powder snow. Powder Tracks makes it possible for intermediate and advanced skiers to move to the next level of expertise in the shortest time possible. Includes five nights lodging, full breakfast and dinner daily, four days of instruction, four days of lift tickets, demo skis and boots, tax and Lodge service charge. Rates: $2,790 per person, double occupancy or $3,531 single.
Women’s Ski Camps for Intermediate to Advanced Skiers
January 19-23 & March 29-April 2, 2012
Just for women, these camps bring together the best of the Alf Engen Ski School's instructors for three days of instruction in a fun environment where skiers can challenge themselves, improve their technique and meet some new ski buddies. Includes four nights lodging, full breakfast and dinner daily, three days of instruction, three days of lift tickets, demo skis and boots, two yoga sessions, tax and Lodge service charge. Rates: $2,211 per person, double occupancy or $2,804 single.
NEW! Women’s Ski Camp for Advanced to Expert Skiers l February 2-5, 2012
Our newest women’s ski camp is designed for the advanced to expert off–trail skier who is looking for a challenge. This program will teach the techniques to ski steeper lines confidently in all conditions.
Includes three nights lodging, breakfasts and dinners, two days of instruction, two days of lift tickets, two days of demo skis and boots, tax and Lodge service charge. Rates: $1,534 per person, double occupancy or $1,979 single.
For both skiers and non-skiers, we’ve added a yoga retreat with instructors from our annual spring and fall yoga retreats. It’s a great way to start the ski season, with morning yoga, afternoon skiing and evening yoga.
NEW! Winter Yoga Retreat l December 9-11, 2011
At this yoga retreat, participants will have time to unplug from their daily routine and join the flow with an intense, rhythmic yoga practice. Ski time is available in the afternoons. Open to yoga practitioners of all levels. Includes two nights lodging, breakfast, and dinner daily, five yoga sessions, tax and Lodge service charge. Rates: $575 per person, double occupancy or $675 single.
Monday, August 15, 2011
Each fall, Alta Lodge hosts the annual Rocky Mountain Knitters' Retreat at the end of September. Knitters and fiber artists gather for a weekend to focus on their craft without all the daily distractions. Participants have an opportunity informal instruction or to get tips from other knitters. Everyone gathers together for meals and conversation. The fall colors are spectacular this time of year. The retreat is fun way to dig into knitting or fiber craft projects that have been put on the back burner for too long. Visit the web page for more details or contact our reservation office to reserve a space.
Thursday, August 11, 2011
August is into the second week now and although the days are getting shorter, the sunshine is radiant and the daytime temperatures are near perfect at Alta. The majority of the snow has melted but some higher elevation patches still remain. Hard to believe it did melt after getting so much last winter!