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SKI TRIP TO CANADA (WEEK 10)

In addition to the ski trips in weeks 5 and 6 to Italy, you also have the opportunity to join the ski trip to Canada.

Due to flight bookings, we need your registration already now.

Your registration for the trip is binding. Read more under Economy further down on this page.

Remember, you can only participate in the trip to Canada if you are registered for both week 5 & 6 in Italy.

The deadline for registration is no later than December 15, 2023.

Price: Max. 17,000 DKK. (If it becomes cheaper, you will receive the difference back)

We do everything we can to make the trip as affordable as possible.

You will receive an invoice by email.
Payment for the trip is due no later than January 12th, 2024.

In case of cancellation after December 15th, a fee of 2000 DKK will be charged.

In case of cancellation after January 5th, full payment will be charged (unless you have purchased a cancellation insurance, which will come into effect).

Included in the price:

– Flight with baggage including ski/snowboard
– Transfer from Calgary to Banff and back
– Stay in Banff at an inn/lodge including breakfast
– Lift pass
– Guiding/instruction every day
– Food money
– Ski bus between the three ski areas: Sunshine Village, Lake Louise, and Mt Norquay (Banff)
– The best powder you’ve ever experienced

Please note that you are responsible for obtaining Accident Insurance and Cancellation Insurance if desired (the school provides travel insurance).

In week 10, the trip takes you to Banff, located in the Canadian Rockies, and is a truly spectacular town in the midst of Banff National Park. Here, you often see American Elks wandering the streets in search of food.

During winter, skiing takes place at Lake Louise and Sunshine Village, as well as the local mountain Mt Norquay. Lake Louise and Sunshine are both known for their vast areas and fantastic dry snow, making off-piste skiing easier and more exciting. In Canada, there aren’t as many marked trails in the ski areas, but there is plenty of space to ski off-piste through the trees, and these areas are avalanche-proofed. So, you don’t need avalanche gear unless you plan to ski Delirium Dive in Sunshine Village, which is an iconic off-piste area. There is a free ski bus between the ski areas, and the trips to Sunshine and Lake Louise are incredibly beautiful.

In Canada, you almost never stand in line for the lift, and when you do, no one steps on your skis or pushes ahead in the queue. The lift staff often has a quiz ready and are friendly and helpful. If you end up sharing the lift with a Canadian, there’s sure to be a good tip on where to ski and a friendly conversation about their likely Scandinavian ancestors.

While in Banff, we’ll visit Upper Hot Springs and Chateau Lake Louise, where we can rent skates and play ice hockey on Lake Louise. The Chateau Lake Louise itself is a huge hotel located right on the lake “Lake Louise.”

The last time we went, there was also an arranged trip to Calgary to watch NHL ice hockey with the Calgary Flames at the Saddledome, so that’s also an option.

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