ON SNOW EXPERIENCE
You’ll spend six full days skiing with local instructors to help improve your on piste skills. You’ll be split into groups of 7/8 based on your ski profile. This trip is aimed Intermediate (Red) and Advanced Intermediate (Silver) on piste skiers, but if you are unsure of your ski level, please see our Ski Profile Page. At the end of the week, you will receive an updated grading from your Instructor or Ski Club Rep.
All holidays to Lech stay in the cosy, family-run 4* Hotel Schwarzwand. It is a popular choice for many regular customers thanks to the warm welcome provided by owners Ursula and Walter. The excellent cuisine and great spa facilities including a Finnish sauna, steam bath and wellness shower make this a truly comforting trip. It is conveniently located only 3 minutes from the Rüfikopf cable car and right by the Schwarzwand ski lift. The extensive breakfast in the morning as well as the impressive cocktail menu are also highly praised.
This holiday includes both your flights and transfer. The flights are with Swiss and depart from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 2. Ski Carriage is free of charge and does not need to be pre-booked. Your Ski Club Rep will coordinate the coach transfer from Zurich airport, so please look out for them in the main arrivals hall. They will be wearing their blue Ski Club jacket. Transfers to and from resort will take approximately two and a half hours.
If these arrangements are not convenient you may be eligible to organise your own travel and receive a nominal discount from the holiday cost. If you can find alternative flights that coincide with our flight times then you may be able to meet the group at Zurich airport and take our transfers to resort. Please contact the Freshtracks office on 020 8410 2022 in order to discuss this further.
The chic resort of Lech benefits from being set in a high-altitude valley that is generally able to guarantee good snow. The charming village at the foot of the slopes is bisected by a bubbling river that winds its way between authentic après spots and shops. For more information on Lech, please visit the Lech Resort Guide.
If you require equipment hire, we recommend using the Sportalp ski shop, which is conveniently located beside the chairlift. Ski Club members will receive a 10% discount in resort.