Summer Trips


Upcoming Events

    • 01-Jul-2017
    • 04-Jul-2017
    • Swiss Ski Club Lodge, Warren, VT


    July 4th Weekend in Vermont

    July 1-4, 2017

    Escape the city and celebrate a very long 4th of July weekend in Vermont!

    Did we mention - family friendly?

    Info about 4th of July parade in Warren, VT and shuttle buses: http://www.madrivervalley.com/4th

    Enjoy the farm-to-table food fresh from the Von Trapp, Kenyon Farm and the Waitsfield farmer’s market. Don’t miss out on the finger licking BBQ and wholesome Vermont craft beers!

    Meet new people!

    Have fun hiking, biking, and swimming in Vermont’s awesome water holes. We will plan a number of group activities! Or relax on the deck, read, hang-out and enjoy starry nights!


    For music lovers - check out Friendly gathering festival ( June 29 - July 1) at Sugarbush resort.

    For more information, contact Francesca : July4@swissskiclub.org.      

    She will assist you with car pooling, or pool a car rental, and answer your enquiries. 

     New summer rates: see Rates and Procedures .

    • 23-Feb-2018
    • 03-Mar-2018
    • Zermatt, Switzerland (leaving and returning New York City)
    • 37


    Ski Switzerland
    with the SSC!


    Fri, Feb 23 - Sat, Mar 03, 2018

    Package Price per person 

    RESERVE NOW for $200 super early-bird discount!!
    (See green "REGISTER" button)

    RESERVE AND PAY DEPOSIT BY:

    Thru July 14:  $2,095 members /$2,195 non-members

    July 15 thru Aug 31 :  $2,195 members /$2,295 non-members

    Sept 1 and after:  $2,295 members /$2,395 non-members

    (Members must login to register at member rates)

    INCLUDES:

    • Round trip airfare via Swiss International Airlines New York to Zurich, non-stop flight
    • Round-trip, private transfers Zurich airport to Zermatt Hotel
    • Zermatt Hotel Ambassador is 4-STAR. Close to ski lifts.
    • Seven nights’ accommodation based on double occupancy
    • Sumptuous Breakfast daily
    • Daily 4-course GOURMET Dinners
    • All hotel taxes and service charges included
    • FREE BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE for first checked bag, plus skis and boots
    • Lift tickets are NOT included (approx. $330 for 5 days; $380 for 6 days)

    RESERVE NOW for $200 super early-bird discount!!
    (See green "REGISTER" button)

    ABOUT ZERMATT, SWITZERLAND:
    • Highest ski resort in Europe (5,726 feet); snow certainty - you can ski 365 days of the year
    • Zermatt does not allow cars; only silent electric vehicles and horse-drawn sleds
    • The Matterhorn - one of the world’s most photographed mountains towers over Zermatt.
    • Ski in 4 areas: Sunnegga, Gornergrat, Klein Matterhorn and Schwarzsee; 224 miles of pistes.
    • Or ski to Cervinia  in Italy via the Plateau Rosa glacier for lunch & shopping (add’l lift ticket).
    • The Gornergrat, Europe’s highest cog railway, brings passengers over dramatic bridges and tunnels to the summit.  Enjoy Panoramic views of Switzerland’s highest peaks.
    • Ski Klein Matterhorn where you can look the Matterhorn right in the eye.
    • Savor fantastic lunches at cozy mountain restaurants surrounded by spectacular scenery.
    • Zermatt’s runs are carefully groomed for every skill level. 60% of runs are red (intermediate); 20% of runs are expert (black). Longest run is 15 miles.
    • Cervinia, Italy is an intermediate skier’s paradise with wide and deserted pistes.
    • Expert skiers can enjoy ski touring and heli-skiing over untouched snow.
    • Non-skier or want to take a day off? – Enjoy the ice rink or a sunny terrace. Go snowshoeing or sledding at the Gornergrat and take in the beautiful views of the Matterhorn.

    ABOUT THE HOTEL AMBASSADOR 

    • 4-Star modern hotel. All rooms have balconies with mountain views.
    • Located in the center of Zermatt; next to the Gornergrat train station.  Other lifts are easily accessible within walking distance or via shuttle bus next to the hotel.
    • Hotel Amenities: large indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, hotel bar, ski storage, ski shop/rental.
    • Double-occupancy rooms. Single occupancy add $500.
    • Daily generous buffet breakfast.
    • Includes 4-course gourmet dinner every night.
    • Luggage delivered from the transfer bus to the hotel.
    FLIGHT DETAILS and LAND PACKAGE OPTION: See flyer.

    PAYMENT (if deposit received now)
    For full pricing schedule and options, see Flyer.

    • Deposit Due now with reservation to secure your place on the trip: $600 (through July 14, 2017) or $700 (July 15, 2017 – August 31, 2017) or  $800 (September 1, 2017 or after)
    • Second payment: $800 payment due October 1, 2017
    • Final Payment: $695 (members) or $795 (non-members), due November 1, 2017
    • Late fees and penalties: $100 if final payment not received by November 1, 2017. Reservations are subject to cancellation and replacement from wait list if final payment not received by December 1, 2017
    • Cancellation policy: Prior to 10/22/17: $150; between 10/22/17 and 11/22/17:-$800; between 11/23/17 and 12/10/17: 75% of trip price; after 12/10/17: 100% of trip price. Trip insurance is highly recommended The price of insurance is 7% of the trip cost.  For more information or to book trip insurance, email Trip2018@swissskiclub.org  at the time of booking with the subject line “Trip Insurance.”  Separate payment by check is required and is due within 10 days of booking.

    Copy of passport needs to be submitted to book flight. Passport needs at least two blank pages and must be valid for at least 6 months beyond conclusion of the trip.

    Frequently Asked Questions (a Google Doc in new window):

    For important additional details, see our printable Zermatt flyer.

    Other question? Email Alice at Trip2018@SwissSkiClub.org

Past Events

14-Jun-2017 New York Philharmonic concert in Central Park - NYC
27-May-2017 Memorial Day Work and Play Weekend in Vermont
20-May-2017 Picnic and Biking on Governors Island - NYC
22-Apr-2017 Last Chance Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, April 22-23)
15-Apr-2017 Easter Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, April 15-16)
08-Apr-2017 One More Run Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Apr 8-9)
31-Mar-2017 >> Bus trip 8: VT (Fri Evening Mar 31 - Sun Apr 2)
20-Mar-2017 Family weeks #2 - VT (Mar 20-Mar 30)
18-Mar-2017 Let's Ski Some More - VT (Sat-Sun, Mar 18-19)
11-Mar-2017 Not Yet Spring Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Mar 11-12)
03-Mar-2017 >> Bus trip 6: VT (Fri Mar 3-Sun Mar 5)
20-Feb-2017 Family Week #1 - VT (Feb 20 -Mar 3)
17-Feb-2017 Bus Trip 5: Presidents Wknd - VT (Feb 17-20)
17-Feb-2017 Ski St. Anton - A week with the SSC in Austria!
11-Feb-2017 Blizzard Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Feb 11-12)
04-Feb-2017 Prime Ski Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Feb 4-5)
27-Jan-2017 >> Bus Trip 3: VT (Fri Evening, Jan 27-Sun, Jan 29)
21-Jan-2017 Super Snow Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Jan 21-22)
13-Jan-2017 >> Bus Trip 2: MLK Weekend - VT (Fri Evening, Jan 13- Mon, Jan 16 )
07-Jan-2017 Ripcord! Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Jan 7-8)
30-Dec-2016 Bus Trip 1: New Year's - VT (Fri Evening, Dec 30 - Mon, Jan 2)
19-Dec-2016 Family Holiday Weeks - VT (Mon-Fri Dec 19-30)
17-Dec-2016 Hit the Slopes Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Dec 17-18)
10-Dec-2016 Wax Your Skis Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Dec 10-11)
08-Oct-2016 Work/Play Weekend in VT (Columbus Day Wknd)
30-Sep-2016 Fall Foliage Hiking and Oktoberfest Carpool Weekend
20-Aug-2016 SWISS SKI CLUB KAYAK/CANOE TRIP
01-Jul-2016 Bus Trip: July 1-4 - Fourth of July Weekend
27-May-2016 Memorial Day Weekend Carpool to Vermont
25-Mar-2016 Fri-Sun, March 25 - 27 - Bus trip 7 CANCELLED
11-Mar-2016 Fri-Sun, March 11 - 13 - Bus trip 6
27-Feb-2016 Ski Big Sky Montana - ONLY TWO SPOTS LEFT!!!!
26-Feb-2016 Fri-Sun, February 26 - 28 - Bus trip 5
12-Feb-2016 Bus Trip #4: Feb 13-15/Presidents Day Weekend
29-Jan-2016 Sat-Sun, January 30-31st - Bus trip 3:
15-Jan-2016 Jan 16-18 -MLK Weekend/Bus trip 2
31-Dec-2015 Thu-Sun, December 31-Jan 3rd/New Year's - Bus trip 1
04-Nov-2015 Happy Hour at The Skylark
23-Sep-2015 Happy Hour at Hudson Common
02-Jul-2015 July 2-5 Fourth of July Weekend
27-Jun-2015 Spring Work Weekend
28-Mar-2015 Sat-Sun, March 28 - 29 - Bus trip 5
14-Mar-2015 Sat-Sun, March 14 - 15 - Bus trip 4
27-Feb-2015 Ski the French Alps - RESERVATIONS CLOSED
14-Feb-2015 Sat-Mon, February 14 - 16 - Bus trip 2
27-Sep-2014 Hiking the Camel's Hump
19-Sep-2014 Reunion week-end
28-Jun-2014 Work Weekend 1
15-Mar-2014 Ski the Canadian Rockies (TRIP IS FULL - Wait List)
15-Mar-2014 Bus CANCELLED *NOW a Car Pool Weekend* : Mar 15-16 Sugarbush VT
08-Feb-2014 Bus Trip #3: Feb 8-9 Sugarbush VT
25-Jan-2014 Bus Trip #2: Jan 25-26 Sugarbush VT
11-Jan-2014 Bus Trip #1: Jan 11-12 Sugarbush VT
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