ON SNOW EXPERIENCE
You will spend three full days skiing with local instructors to help improve your on piste skills and three days social skiing with your group. On one of the social skiing days you will ski with the Ski Club’s honouree President, Chemmy Alcott, Britain’s most successful female alpine skier! You’ll be split into groups of 7/8, based on your ski profile. This trip is aimed at Intermediate (Red) on piste skiers. 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.
The 3* Hotel Alu is a warm and welcoming hotel conveniently located opposite the Bormio 2000 cable-car. You will be staying in twin share accommodation for 7 nights on a half board basis. In the morning you can take your pick from a rich breakfast buffet offering fresh homemade products. After a hard day on the slopes you can then relax in the hotel’s spa area that includes a Jacuzzi, Finnish sauna, Turkish bath and a relaxation area. All rooms have been recently renovated and come with panoramic balconies and hydro–massage showers.
This holiday includes both your flights and transfers. The flights are with British Airways departing from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5. Ski carriage is payable at the airport only and cannot be pre-booked. Your Ski Club Rep will coordinate the coach transfer from Milan Linate airport, so please look out for them in the main arrival's hall. They will be wearing their blue Ski club jacket. The transfer will take roughly two hours and forty-five minutes.
If these arrangements are not convenient you can organise your own travel and may be eligible to receive a nominal discount from the holiday cost. If you can find flights that coincide with our flight times, then it may be possible to meet the group at Milan Linate airport and take our transfers to resort. Please contact the Freshtracks office on 020 8410 2022 in order to discuss this further.
Spend the week in the spa town of Bormio, a resort that guarantees fun and exciting skiing surrounded by spectacular scenery. This medieval town is distinctly Italian and is located within a day-trip distance from Santa Caterina and San Colombana ski areas, both of which are included in the area lift pass. The main slopes are a 15-minute walk from the centre where a gondola goes to the hub at Bormio 2000, for more information on Bormio, please visit the Bormio Resort Guide.
If you require ski hire, Okgo Cresseri Ski Rental is located inside the hotel and offers hotel guests 10% discount on skis and boots.