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Chamonix, France & Geneva, Switzerland

  • 09 Mar 2018
  • 19 Mar 2018
  • Chamonix, France
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Registration

  • Includes airfare, 9 nights lodging, bus to/from Chicago, bus to lodging on trip, and parties!

    Pay online with a credit or debit card in full. If you want to pay in payments with paypal you must contact Mark Harris to process the payment after you sign up.

    If paying by check you can pay in full or split your payments. To receive a $69 discount pay with a check or money order only.

    $300 due at sign-up $500 due October 15, 2017 $500 due November 15, 2017, $500 due December 15, 2017 and remaining balance due of $561 due January 15, 2018.

CHAMONIX, FRANCE

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

March 9, 2018 (Friday) – 

March 19, 2018 (Monday)


*Cost: $2,292 by Check Only,

$2,361 by Credit Card


Pay by check or pay using Credit Card which includes a 3% Paypal fee (Club does not receive any part of this fee).   

*Price is subject to fuel surcharges and foreign currency changes


 Insurance is available and recommended


Valid Passport is required 



Trip Leaders:


Mark & Dawn Harris  414-254-1406 


Includes:

  • Round trip bus transportation from Milwaukee to Chicago 

  • Round trip air from Chicago to Zurich on Swiss Air

  • 3/9/18: ORD/ZRH#LX9 7:15P - 10:55A+ FRI/SAT
  • 3/10/18: ZRH/GVA#LX2806 1:05P - 1:55P
  • 3/19/18: GVA/ZRH#LX2809 11:00A - 11:55A
  • 3/19/18: ZRH/ORD #L8 12:55P - 5:00P
 First bag flies free  
  • Round trip bus transportation from Geneva to Chamonix
  • 7 nights lodging at RockyPop Hote(2 per room). 3-Star Superior Hotel located 5 minutes from the center of Chamonix.  Includes Hairdryer and welcome products, Baggage Handling, Welcome reception and Half board – breakfast and dinner
  • 2 nights lodging at Hotel Suisse (2 per room) 3 Star Hotel in the historic center of Geneva. On 3/17-3/19/2018, includes Buffet breakfast 
Proximity to the Old Town and lake front make Hotel Suisse your ideal choice in Geneva. We offer warm and tastefully decorated rooms. Each one features a flat screen television, minibar, kettle and safe. They are spread over 6 floors and assure you a pleasant stay in Geneva.

Rocky Pop Hotel - Offering a ski pass and ski lessons sales point, RockyPop Hotel - aux portes de Chamonix is located in Les Houches in the Rhône-Alps Region and is 3.1 miles from Chamonix Ski Station. The hotel has sun terraces, and guests can enjoy a meal at the food court.

The rooms come with a safe and a flat-screen TV with cable channels and free video on demand. Rooms come with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer.

The on-site food court offers hamburgers, pizzas, and French cuisine.

You will find free shuttle service, a gift shop and a hairdresser/barber shop at the property. Pétanque, babyfoot, and board and arcade games are also available.

This hotel has ski storage space and ski equipment hire is available. You can play table tennis at this hotel, and the area is popular for skiing. Les Houches Ski Lift is 1.4 miles from RockyPop Hotel, while Les Chavants Ski Lift is 1.7 miles from the property. 

Top 10 things for non-skiers to do in Chamonix It's not all about the skiing!

Discovery & Photo Walks, Ice Climbing, Snowshoeing, Paragliding, Husky Sledding, Arts & Culture, Spas & Massages, Montenvers & Mer de Glace - The little red train and Wine Tasting 

SKIING IN THE HEART OF NATURE IN THE LES HOUCHES SKI AREA Facing the Mont Blanc range, this area offers skiing for all levels of ability and all ages. A paradise for free riders with a relaxed atmosphere and a wide variety of runs, including the legendary World Cup Kandahar run, known as ‘‘La Verte des Houches’’.

JUST FOR FUN THINGS TO DO ■ Filmed and timed slalom run ■ Snow Park ■ Ski Camp: sledging slope, snow tubing run, curling, children’s zipline, avalanche transceiver search area. ■ Altimeter service: for instant measurement of descent distances ■ Boarder cross ■ Photo point and Panocam ■ Ski touring trail: 800m of ascent for keen ski tourers ■ Marked snowshoeing trail: at the top of the Prarion ski lift - the ‘‘Petit Prarion’’ circuit

ACTIVITIES WITH ANIMALS Combine originality and fun: from dog-sled driving, horse riding or ski joëring, to a tour of the St Bernard breeding kennels.

THE VALLÉE BLANCHE The longest off-piste itinerary in Europe: a legendary 22 km descent down a glacier. Accompaniment by a professional guide is strongly recommended.


GENEVA MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS - Geneva is full of wonders to visit. Here are some of the must-sees in this charming city: The lake front and its world famous fountain: Spectacular view of the lake and surrounding mountains,

The flower clock : A combination of watchmaking and botanical expertise, St Peter's Cathedral: A European heritage site overlooking the old city, The Reformation Wall: The international monument of Reformation in the Parc des Bastions, Place Neuve : Geneva's fine arts crossroads with the Grand Theatre, Rath Museum and the Conservatory of Music. The Palais des Nations: Symbol of Geneva, Capital of Peace with its international organizations, The Brunswick monument : The mausoleum of the Duke of Brunswick, Charles II d'Este-Guelph built in the Jardin des Alpes, The Bourg-de-Four square: Geneva's oldest square in the heart of the historical part of the city, Carouge: Geneva's Dolce-Vita, spend many pleasant hours exploring the shops, shady terraces, antique dealers and trendy bars.

Public transportation leaves at our doorstep and connect the entire city till midnight. Discover Lake Geneva by taking one of the many cruises available. Relax and enjoy stunning views of the Alps. You can also take the yellow taxi boats called "mouettes" for free with the Geneva transport card you will receive upon check in.


  • Make check or money order payable to:

     Sitzmark Ski Club of Milwaukee, Inc. 

    Mail to: Mark Harris, N56 W18741 Silver Spring Drive, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051


    Once your online payment is recorded or your check is received, your online registration will be confirmed via email.


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