Winter Park Ski Trip, March 9th-12th

MTN KDS Second Annual Ski Trip to Winter Park Colorado.

About this experience

I am excited to announce the Second MTN KDS ski weekend of the year! The festivities home base will be YMCA of The Rockies Snow Mountain Ranch for 3 nights. The lodging is about 20 mins from Winter Park Ski Resort. The dates are Thursday March 9th thru Sunday March 12th. If you dont ski/board, there will be plenty of people relaxing at the resort, exploring near by towns, and winter hiking!


This ticket also come with 6 meals in the Dining hall at the YMCA compound. You will receive dinner on Thursday, Friday Breakfast & Dinner, Saturday Breakfast & Dinner, Sunday Breafast. These are all you can eat buffets. I figured most people would be on the slopes for lunch so I didnt include that in the pricing.


Each room has two bunk beds and a full bed. We will sleep 5 per room and everyone will have their own bed to sleep in. For rooming assignments, you can request to room with people and we can split up guys and girls. Rooming is the hardest to plan on these trips, but we try our best to accomodate everyone!


Included in our stay at the YMCA of The Rockies:


Free Activities


The following activities, depending on the season, are included in your stay. In most cases, children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years or older. Some activities may require a refundable deposit for equipment rental.


Year-round Indoor - Basketball, billiards, foosball, roller rink, table tennis, volleyball, and indoor pool. Lifeguards are
on duty during all scheduled pool times. Cameras, camera phones and video equipment are not allowed in the pool area or locker rooms. Pool is closed during lightning alerts.


• 25-yard heated pool and adult lap time
• Aquatic climbing wall and slide
• Sauna and showers
• Pool capacity: 80 (Maximum number may fluctuate depending on guard ratios)
• Pool may be booked for private sessions on the group activity request form


Winter Avtivitites Only - Ice skating, snow tubing, dog sled presentation, Nordic ski trails, fat bike trails, and snowshoe trails. Availability is weather dependent.


Other fun activities you can book at the Y for a fee:


Fee-based Activities, The following activities require pre-registration and a fee.


Archery (year round)Learn the basics of archery. We will cover safety rules and beginner aspects of shooting, then provide instruction on proper technique. Outdoor range available during
the summer months, and indoor range available for winter usage.


Climbing Walls (year round) Our indoor and outdoor walls make this activity available year round. Challenge yourself on a variety of routes from easy to intermediate. Our staff will be there to help
challenge you and provide all needed safety equipment.


Dog Sledding Limited availability. Advance reservation
required. Additional fees apply. Have you ever dreamed of yelling “Mush!” to your team of huskies while on the trail of the Iditarod? Live out a (scaled-down) version at Snow Mountain Ranch. We offer short and long rides, and full immersion experiences.
Reserve your ride at ymcarockies.org/activities, or call 970-887-2152 x4135.


Fat Bike Rental, Fat bikes are available for rent at the Nordic Center by the hour, half or full day. Call 970-887-2152 x4173, or visit SnowMountainRanch.org/nordic.


Snowshoe Guided Hikes, Explore our winter wonderland! To schedule a hike for your group please call the Program Department at 970-887-2152 x4135.


Potential Itinerary:


Thursday March 9th:


Check in Hopefully around 4PM. Group dinner from 5PM-7PM in Dining Hall as people arrive. Then head over to the rec center to play Volleyball until the gym closes at 9PM (Also can play basketball, roller skate). Then all head to rooms to get some sleep for skiing in the AM.


Friday March 10th:


Breakfast in the dining hall from 6:30 AM - 9:00 AM. Anyone looking to ski as a group lets plan on leaving the lodge at 8:00 AM to go park in the Corona Lot at Winter Park. Traffic will be easy coming from the north side of Winter Park. We can all meet up at a lodge on the mountain around 11AM for some food and drinks.


Dinner at the dining hall back at camp with be served from 5:00 PM-7:30 PM. We can all break off into smaller groups to swim and use the amentities.


Saturday March 11th

 

Group Breakfast in the lodge from 6:30 AM - 9 AM. I will throw a tailgate in the lot at Winter Park from 10AM-1PM and hopefully get a DJ to spin some tunes. Hot Dogs will be provided to all on the ski trip. Then do a big group ride from the pano of winter park at 2:00 PM and have someone lead the charge with the MTN KDS flag.

 

Group Dinner back at the lodge from 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM. After we can all relax or I can try setting up a silent disco or something.

 

Sunday March 12th

 

Have your cars packed up before breakfast as everyone has to be out by 10 AM or we will get charged for another night. Group Breakfast after everyone gets out of their rooms from 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM. Say our goodbyes and some people will hit the slopes or go winter hiking. Most people are typically tired from the weekend and ready to head home.

Things to Note:


Communication (GroupMe) - We will make GroupMe for the weekend. Ill send out an email with the link and any additional info probably a month before.


Alcohol - We do not sell or serve alcoholic beverages, and alcohol is not allowed in common areas. You may bring your own and consume it in your lodge room, cabin or meeting room.


Marijuana - the use of marijuana and other controlled substances are NOT ALLOWED anywhere on-site. 


Pets - No pets are allowed in this lodge.


Cancellation Policy - If you need to cancel you must cancel with minimum 20 days notice to be fully refunded. Any cancellations under 20 days notice will be half refunded. Any cancellations less than 7 days will not be refunded. Thanks!


FYI, Winter Park is on the Ikon Pass. If you want to buy a day pass I would do it now on the Winter Park website while they are still on sale.


*Must be at least 21 years old to attend*


**MTN KDS is not responsible for any accident or injury during the ski trip. You are responsible for keeping yourself and your valuables safe. Know your own limitations. By RSVPing you agree that MTN KDS LLC is not liable for any theft, accident, or injury. Know your own limitations. **


 

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