Norwich University


Norwich Ski - Vail, Colorado

      

COME SKI THE WEST!   
When:  Thursday, March 1 - Saturday, March 3, 2012
Where:   Various locations, Vail, CO

What:  Join us for the ski and ride experience of a lifetime in beautiful, breathtaking Vail, Colorado!

The mountains of Colorado are ready to welcome you for days filled with world-class skiing and evenings swapping Norwich stories around a warm fire.  Our days will be marked by beautiful scenery explored with friends and family, first class dining to savor and adventures at every turn.

Colorado residents - come explore this jewel right in your own backyard.
Norwich friends from around the country - make this your winter vacation to remember!

  Event Schedule

Thursday, March 1:
  Arrival, check-in to your hotel and catch up with Norwich friends.

Friday, March 2:   Morning meetup for coffee before hitting the slopes and then delicious barbecue on the mountain.  Apres ski at one of Vail's hiddens jewels and dinner with Norwich friends at a premier steak house. 

Saturday, March 3:   Morning meetup.  Full day of skiing with Norwich friends and family.  Dinner and nightlife on the town.

UPDATED ON FEB. 8, 2012:  Click here for the full schedule of events.
Travel Information

There are many details that go into planning a trip - lodging, transportation, lift tickets and other activities. To make your trip planning as easy as possible we are happy to provide all of the information you need in one central location. Whether you are joining us for one day of skiing or all three days of activities this event will be one that you won't forget!

 Lodging 
 
We have chosen The Sebastian as the base of our activities.  It is centrally located, offers tremendous amenities and will be a perfect spot for all of us to gather. 

The Sebastian, 16 Vail Road, Vail, Colorado 81657
800.354.6908
Click here for reservations.

Amenities at The Sebastian include:

* 20% off of ski rental equipment at The Sebastian Ski In/Ski Out Base Camp
* All rental equipment is brand new and includes the top brands (K2, Dynastar, Nordica, Rossignol, Volkl, Head, Burton, Salomon, Oakley, Giro, Swany, Camelbak and more)
* On mountain storage free of charge 40 steps from the Vista Bahn
* Unlimited equipment changes
* Skis tuned before every rental
* Complimentary ski valet services – Base Camp will store your street shoes, put your boots on your feet and your skis on the snow – don’t hassle with carrying anything
* Private fitting in the Sebastian upon your arrival. No waiting in lines and all paper work and equipment will be ready for your when you get here. It’s like having your own private ski shop in the hotel.
* Price – guests at The Sebastian receive the best price in the Village for comparable equipment.
* 100% satisfaction guarantee on everything – no other shop offers this.
* Complimentary coffee at Base Camp
* A gift bag filled with items such as snacks and lip balm
* Complimentary use of Apple computers with Wi-Fi

For other lodging options and specials, visit the Vail Management Company site

 Air Transportation

Eagle County Airport (EGE) is the closest airport to Vail and is located only 30 minutes away from the resort.  Airlines serving Eagle County Airport include:

 

American Airlines


 

Continental Airlines  

 
Delta Airlines

 

United Airlines


The next closest major airport is located 2 hours from Vail.  Denver International Airport (DIA) is served by many carriers and acts as a hub airport for:

 
Frontier Airlines

  
United Airlines

 
Southwest Airlines

 Ground Transportation

From the Airport:
  Colorado Mountain Express provides door-to-door service from both Eagle Creek and Denver airports to Vail.  Reservations may be made by calling 866.400.7548 or
visiting their website .

In & Around Vail:   
If you need transportation within Vail there is a free bus service available between the eastern end of Vail Village and the western end of LionsHead.  Scheduled buses to East Vail and West Vail also run frequently as well. 
Click here for more information and schedules.

Transportation from Beaver Creek:   If you will be staying in Beaver Creek there are several shuttle services that are available.  ECO Transit (970.328.3533) offers shuttle service for $3-$5 each way.  The Vail/Beaver Creek Ski Shuttle also runs daily. It is $5 per person one way and children under 12 are buy one, get one. Click here for the Ski Shuttle schedule.

 Lift Tickets  

Lift tickets can be obtained through multiple sources.  They are sometimes included in vacation package deals so review the terms of your rates carefully to see what is included.  Additionally, your hotel will have tickets available for sale right at the front desk or with the concierge.  You can also purchase lift tickets in advance
online by clicking here.

Click here to take a 3-D look at the mountains and trails you'll be exploring! 

 Activities

There's so much to do in Vail!  From great dining to skiing, nightlife to spa days you will have no trouble creating a vacation to remember forever. 
Click here to explore Vail and plan your trip!

 Reservations

You are responsible for making your own travel arrangements and bookings.  Remember to book early to get the best deals!

Let us know you are coming!  Click the "Registration" button above to let us know that you'll be joining us for this exciting and fun ski event.  This will ensure that you are on the list and receive a welcome packet in the mail a few weeks before the event.

There is a $10 registration fee per person.  This fee allows us to help plan the best event possible and to ensure that you will receive your welcome packet (and special gift) in the mail before you arrive.

See you on the slopes!


 
Contact Information
Paul Angotti '67
pangotti@HaynesMechSys.com 
 
Valerie Solof Monette
802.485.2115
vmonette@norwich.edu 
Date & Location
Date: 3/1/2012 to 3/4/2012
Location: Vail, Colorado

   

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