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La Moubra

Crans-Montana, Switzerland

5th - 12th January 2019

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The Setting   -   The Skiing   -   The Accommodation   -   The Package   -   The Options   -   Enquire now

Why book a university trip with us?

  • We have over 25 years' experience delivering successful group ski holidays.
  • We are specialists in offering sensibly-priced holidays, and providing good value for money.
  • We have a long-standing relationship with Crans-Montana, one of Switzerland's premier resorts.
  • Our highly-trained, highly-experienced on-site British team is there to assist the group and support the party leaders.
  • Our helpful office staff assists you in the pre-trip planning and organisation.
  • We collect holiday payments directly, and hold them in a dedicated account for your group.
  • We enjoy a high repeat booking rate - our groups keep coming back!

 

For any questions / queries please contact Gerry at The Ski Company on 020 8858 9535 / skicompany@skicompany.net

The Setting

If you had to design a ski resort for a short, relaxing break, you would come up with Crans-Montana, it is highly civilised, rarely crowded and extremely friendly.

The resort is spread along a south-facing balcony halfway up the 3000m massif that soars above Sierre in the Swiss canton of Valais.  With clear skies above and fresh snow – Crans-Montana takes some beating, the pistes are mostly gentle blues and reds, better suited to graceful cruising than thigh-burning descents, though there is plenty of variety. The mountains you bounce down with the midday sun full on your face are charmingly scenic, the mountains you gaze at – Zermatt’s Matterhorn just discernible among them – are mind-blowing.

The resort is actually two villages, Crans and Montana, that over time have effectively merged into one. Crans is the more upmarket  – shops include Prada, Louis Vuitton, Bally and Montblanc – Montana is younger and livelier, especially later in the evening.

The Skiing

Lifts:

Total slopes:

Blue slopes:

Red slopes:

Black slopes:

Snow cannons:

34

140 kms

39% or 55 kms

50% or 70 kms

11% or 15 kms

200 +

 

Resort height:

Top station:

Glacier skiing:

Doorstep skiing:

Transfer to slopes:

Transfer by:

1500 meters

3000 meters

Yes, Plaine Morte

No

5 mins

Private bus

Average snowfall:

December: 155 cms

January: 223 cms

February: 309 cms

March: 297 cms

April: 287 cms

When a ski area’s one of the world’s sunniest and has a skiable glacier to boot, the season sees some incredible mountain conditions.

Crans-Montana’s top point is a mighty 3000m, where the Plaine-Morte glacier covers a whacking great 10 square kilometres. A fabulous red run snakes down to Les Violettes at 2250m – but before you ski it, the ‘Imperial Crown’ of surrounding 4000m summits are well worth a gawp at.

Though famed for its sunny disposition, the top half of the area is high enough to hold onto the white stuff all winter, with the rest of the slopes getting a discrete top up via 200+ snow cannons.

Piste Map

The Accommodation

La Moubra offers great value accommodation for groups, in a world-class ski resort.

Rooms are sunny, most with wide balconies, and sleep a maximum of 4 persons in bunk beds. All have a wash-hand basin with large vanity unity, each floor has numerous showers and bathroom facilities.

The main building includes a panoramic dining hall (where you enjoy table service), a clubroom, a camp lounge, and a five minute walk away an indoor tennis centre with 4 tennis courts, 4 badminton courts and table tennis all available.

W-Fi is available free of charge throughout the building.

The Package

Is inclusive of

  • coach travel from the UK to Switzerland (upgrade to flights is available)
  • full-board accommodation at La Moubra for 6 nights
  • afternoon tea/coffee and cakes
  • full area Crans-Montana ski pass for 6 days
  • complimentary hire of 3* standard skis, boots and helmet
  • complimentary tea and coffee 24/7
  • complimentary use of the gym and tennis centre
  • complimentary WiFi throughout the building
  • all local taxes and gratuities.

 

All for:

  • £695 per adult 18-24
  • £730 per adult 25+

 

Entertainment can include:

  • Cheese fondue night
  • Cheese and wine night
  • Guided bar visits
  • Party night with DJ
  • Ice-skating
  • Trip to thermal baths (extra charge)
  • Tubing (extra charge)

The Options

Upgrade to flights + hold bag 23kg + resort transfers

Flights are subject to availability.

Your own ski/snowboard equipment on any flights

 

Upgrade to snowboard boots

Upgrade to 4* advanced skis

 

Winter Sports Insurance

 

Upgrade to 5* premium skis (new for 2019)

 

Upgrade to snowboard

Ski lessons, 2 hours per day, beginners only

 

Price

 

from £10 pp

 

£20 pp

 

£35 pp

 

£50 pp

 

£74 pp

 

£75 pp

 

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£45 pp

 

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