November 27, 2016

Timberline Trip

Below are the details for the overnight Timberline trip from March 10-12, 2017

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-We will leave from the lower parking lot at St. Anselm’s at approximately 4:00 P.M. on Friday, March 10 We anticipate it will be a 3 hour drive to Timberline Resort in Davis, WV due to traffic. We will travel by coach bus.

-We plan to leave Timberline around 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, March 12 and return to St. Anselm’s at 4:00 P.M.

Pricing

-The total price including all lodging, lift tickets, food, ski rentals, lessons, and transportation is $330 per person.

Snowboard rental is not included and is an extra $55 for the trip.

-Helmet rental is available for $10 for the trip. All skiers/boarders must have a helmet.

-Upper-level ski lessons are available for $25 each.

Lodging

-We will be staying in a bunkhouse provided by the resort. Each room will have either 10, 20, or 30 bunk beds in them, depending on what the resort gives us, with one bathroom and shower per 10 bedsRooms are separated by male/female. It is possible that we may have to share a room with another group, depending on how booked the bunkhouse is.

-The resort provides a pillow, pillowcase, sheet, and blanket. It is advised that participants bring extra bedding or a sleeping bag. Participants must also bring their own towels, shampoo, and other toiletries. You may bring homework, board games or any other activities if you so desire.

-Adult supervision must/will be present in each room at night.

-We plan to have everybody in the bunkhouse around 10:00 P.M. each night. The resort enforces “lights out” at midnight.

-There is no WiFi and there are no TVs in the bunkhouse, although the main lodge has these amenities.

Food

-Included in the package are 6 meals for the trip. Participants are welcome to bring extra food if they desire. The resort does not allow outside food into the main lodge, except for special dietary needs. The food must remain in the bunkhouse.

-Breakfast will occur from 6:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. Food offered during this time includes scrambled eggs, French toast, breakfast potatoes, bacon, sausage, gravy & biscuits, and one juice/coffee/tea/milk.

-Lunch will occur from 10:30 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Food offered during this time includes one medium fountain drink and a choice of either a hamburger/hot dog with fries, one slice of pizza with fries, or another hot meal with 2 side dishes.

-Dinner will occur from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Food offered during this time includes a Chef’s Choice dish (Fish/Spaghetti on Friday/Saturday), a pasta dinner with salad & garlic toast, or two “short order” items (slice of pizza, hamburger, hot dog, fries, or vegetables).

If you have dietary restrictions, please indicate so on the waiver form. We can make arrangements with the resort regarding this.

Skiing

-Participants are able to ski Friday afternoon until the mountain closes at 9:00 P.M., all day Saturday, from the opening of the mountain at 8:00 A.M. to closing, and Sunday morning until we have to depart.

-There are 41 trails on the mountain and are approximately split evenly among beginner, intermediate, and expert difficulties. A trail map is located here. Their longest trail is 2 miles long.

-The mountain’s peak is at 4200 ft, about twice the height of more local resorts. The mountain received almost 17 feet of natural snow last year.

Lessons

-Participants are able to take a Level I Ski/Snowboard lesson, included in the package. This is intended for those who have never skied or snowboarded before. Upper-level lessons are available for $25 each.

Safety

-All participants will be required to check in with a chaperone in the lodge at each meal and at the bunkhouse at night.

-Each participant will receive a card with the phone numbers of the primary chaperones and Ski Patrol in case of emergency.

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