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SKI AND SNOWBOARDING TRIP 2024

Location: Monte Rosa Ski Resort, Gressoney Valley, Italian Alps

Wednesday 14th February - Monday 19th February 2024 (6 days, 5 nights)

Join us on an unforgettable ski and snowboarding 6 day adventure in the picturesque Monte Rosa Ski resort! You don’t want to miss this!!

We’re going skiing and snowboarding! Abroad! Yes, you read that right. Our first official trip abroad, and our first ski / snowboarding trip is happening in February 2024!


Whether you’re a complete beginner or experienced on the slopes this trip is for you!
Join us on an unforgettable ski and snowboarding 6 day adventure in the picturesque Monte Rosa Ski resort! You don’t want to miss this!!


This event is a collaboration between Wanderers of Colour, World Adventure Group, and Gressoney Adventures.

Thanks to the generous support of our partners we have been able to put on this trip at a subsidised cost.

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Ski Trip Leaders

Meet the awesome Wanderers of Colour team behind the trip!

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Ife

Trip Coordinator

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Prajwala

Coordinator

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Jo

Travel Coordinator

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Lola

Activity Coordinator

What to Expect

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Community Driven

We are not a tour operator. Our trips are not-for-profit and by and for you the community! We run the event collectively and as peers meaning all attendees can contribute to make this trip happen.

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Ski and Snowboarding

Get access to a 4-day lift pass for the entire Monte Rosa ski area, including over 180kms of slopes. There is a huge range of routes for beginners to experienced ski and snowboarders. You can also pay for lessons during the trip from qualified experts.

Social Activities

Our trips centre joy and community, so there will be lots of social activities during the trip including icebreakers, games night, and communal meals.

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Accommodation

Self-catering apartments, some with balconies & mountain views, in a laid-back hotel with a free ski shuttle.

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Itinerary

Ski Slope

Day 1

  • Welcome to Italy!

  • Shortly after arriving at the airport you will be picked up by the transfer and driven to your accommodation, close to the ski lifts.

  • You will have chance to settle in and rest, ready for your adventurous week ahead.

Ski Slope

Day 2-5

  • On your first ski/snowboarding day you will head to the kit hire shop to pick up your kit and lift pass.

  • Once you're all kitted up, you are free to explore the spectacular mountains of the Monterosa Ski Area.

  • There are optional ski and snowboarding lessons at an additional cost for those interested.

  • At the end of the day you will have the option to ski/snowboard back to your accommodation (depending on conditions) or alternatively you can take the ski bus back down.

  • Each evening we will be curating exciting activities including ice breakers, games, and dinners.

  • At the end of your final day of ski/snowboarding you will need to head back to the shop to hand back your rental kit.

Ski Slope

Day 6

  • On the final day of your trip, after check out, you will be transferred back to the airport.

Accessibiilty Information

If you have any medical or access needs you're welcome to add this to the dedicated section in the sign up form, so our team can try their best to support you throughout the weekend.

If you have any questions regarding medical, dietary, or access needs please contact us.

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Ticket Prices

Thanks to the generous support of our partners, we've been able to put on this incredible event at a subsidised rate.

STANDARD TICKET

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FLIGHTS

£935

STANDARD TICKET

£755

BURSARY TICKET

£169

Special Offer

If you pay upfront you are given a 10% discount off the standard ticket price, saving you £75.50!! Making this trip only £679.50!!!

Flight Information

Outbound

14 Feb 2024
11:40

HEATHROW (LONDON)
Terminal 5

14 Feb 2024
14:40

MALPENSA (MILAN)
Terminal 1

Return

19 Feb 2024
15:35

MALPENSA (MILAN)
Terminal 1

19 Feb 2024
16:45

HEATHROW (LONDON)
Terminal 5

To help with finding a good flight price for everyone, we have made a group booking to secure seats on the same flight departing from and returning to London Heathrow Airport. These cost £180 per person, including 23kg of luggage. 

 

Important: We can only guarantee you a flight if you book and pay a £20 deposit by 12pm, 10th October 2023. Details for paying this deposit are in the Google form (step 2 of the booking process). After this date you will need to arrange your own flight to and from Milan Malpensa Airport.

 

The remaining flight balance will be due 10 weeks before departure.

 

We make no profit from flights, we are simply paying for tickets on your behalf. As such, you must ensure that you have insurance that covers your flights and travel.

 

Bursary Ticket Information

We have 2 Bursary ticket spaces for those who wish to attend but experience financial barriers in paying the full cost. We will confirm the cost of the bursary ticket and how to apply after we have released our standard tickets.

Ski Lift

What is Included?

The following is included:

  • Transfer to and from Milan Malpensa Airport at pre-set times.

  • Onsite transfers.

  • Five nights self-catered accommodation on a shared room basis.

  • A 4-day lift pass for the entire Monte Rosa ski area, including over 180kms of slopes.

  • Flights/transport to Milan Malpensa Airport if you buy the Standard Ticket with Flights

  • Standard equipment rental, for 4 days.

  • Wanderers of Colour and Gressoney Adventures' team smile, support & assistance.

What’s not included: 

  • Personal clothing and equipment.

  • Meals

  • Upgrades to ski equipment.

  • Flights/transport to Milan Malpensa Airport if you buy a Standard Ticket (without Flights)

  • Personal Sports Travel Insurance.

  • Anything else that is not specifically included.

Add Ons

Below are some exciting extras that you can add to your trip. These are all available at an additional cost and can be booked once you have made your booking.

Ski Boots

Kit List

Mandatory:

  • Shell jacket

  • Ski/snowboard pants

  • Insulated jacket

  • Baselayer top

  • Baselayer legwear

  • Goggles

  • Waterproof gloves/mittens

  • Performance ski/snowboard socks

  • Helmet*

  • Snow boots/walking boots

  • Mobile phone

  • Portable charger

  • Buff/neck warmer

  • Sunglasses

  • Snowboard/skis*

  • Snowboarding/ski boots*

 

Optional: 

  • Back protector

  • Snowboarding/skiing backpack

  • Ski poles

Items marked with * can be rented/borrowed locally, subject to availability.

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Booking Information

Standard Tickets
 

Step-by-step how to book

There are a few steps you need to take to secure your ticket. All steps need to be completed to receive your final confirmation.

Step 1

Use 'Ticket' link below to order a ticket. You will only be allowed to purchase one ticket at a time. If tickets sell out, you can order a 'waiting list' ticket.

 

Step 2

Once you have made your order, you will need to complete the Google Form within the confirmation email. We have separated the long Google Form from the initial ticket order as we don't want to put those who write, read, or process information slower at a further disadvantage during the initial check out process.

Step 3

Once you have completed the Google Form, please follow the details to pay for the trip. You pay for the trip via World Adventure Group and and Gressoney Adventures. You send your money for flights to Wanderers of Colour.

Payment information - For Trip
When paying you have the option to pay upfront or in instalments. There's 2 ways to pay in instalments; you can choose either a deposit and final payment 45 days before the trip or a monthly breakdown of the total cost.

 

If you pay upfront you are given a 10% discount off the standard ticket, saving you £75.50!! Making this trip only £679.50!!!

Payment information - For Flights

We require a £20 deposit for flights to be paid by 12pm 10th October, and the rest the be paid 10 weeks before the trip.

Refund Policy

If you can no longer attend

Once you pay you will only be eligible for a refund if we find someone to replace you. 
Please refer to the World Adventure Group and and Gressoney Adventures booking page for the full refund and cancellation policy.

If we have to cancel the trip

In the event that the trip gets cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control we will follow the terms and conditions set by World Adventure Group and and Gressoney Adventures.


Your flights and transportation however, are not covered and you will need to communicate with your insurance provider. You are responsible for arranging your own travel insurance; please ensure you do this as soon as possible.

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Purchase Tickets

Thanks for reading. It's now time to sign up!

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Pre-sale for community members from 6pm, Monday 9th October. Join the community here.

General sale 7pm. Monday 9th October

Standard Tickets

Bursary Applications open Tuesday 31st October.

Bursary Ticket Application

Photos from Previous Weekend Trips

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