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Snowdayz 2022

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Event start time 12.2.2022 12:00

Event end time 19.2.2022 17:30

Finally taking place after one year break, the legendary Snowdayz! Join us with your friends on the annual VIS snow sports camp in the Swiss alps.

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TL;DR

Restriction: 2G (2x vaccinated OR 1x vaccinated and recovered)
When: Sa 12.02.22 - Sa 19.02.22
Where: Lenzerheide GR, Parpan, Gruppenhaus Jenatsch.
Included:

  • Travelticket (from and to Zürich HB)
  • Ski ticket (6 Days)
  • Accommodation
  • Food (Breakfast, Lunchbag, Diner)
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Evening events (Fondue night, Mulled wine bar, cocktail bar, Jass tournament, Game night)

Not included:

  • Night sledging (optional)*
  • Wellness evening (optional)*
  • Ski or Snowboard gear (I advise you to not see this as optional)

*registration required via link sent with the payment-confirmation-mail until 3 weeks before the event

Price:

  • VIS member: 490.-/500.-
  • Non-VIS member: 150.- more

Refund: Under solid reasoning (Death in family, sickness with medical report, cancellation of the Snowdayz, etc.) you will get your money back. Oral exams are NOT a solid reason.

Insurance: Insurance is the responsibility of the participant.

Location

This year we are going to Lenzerheide GR. We are accommodated in the group accommodation Jenatsch. We are 1 minute away from the bus station and 5 minutes from the base station of the Heimberg lift (See map with red arrow below). The snow sports area is connected to Arosa and the combination results in an exceptional mountain experience with 225 km of slopes and 42 lifts. Alone in the snow sports area Arosa-Lenzerheide your skiing holiday will be an unforgettable experience.

Skimap Lenzerheide with our location

Skipass

You will receive a ski pass for the whole area, valid for 6 days. There is no option to get a reduction without the skipass.

Accommodation

Our accommodation, the group accommodation Jenatsch, has enough space for roughly 90 people. There are a few common rooms for relaxing and interacting with each other and different sized bedrooms (6, 4, 3, 2). A sleeping bag is not needed. Please check out the link for more information. You don't have to wear a mask in the building as we are all vaccinated.

Travelticket

You have two options to choose from: Travel with the group or travel alone (single).

  • If you travel alone (single), you alone will be responsible for getting to our stay.
  • If you travel with the group you have to travel with us from Zürich HB to Lenzerheide, Parpan and back. You cannot get on later or leave early, as the group ticket from SBB is very strict. Resulting non-compliance costs will be charged to the offender. You can always write us an email that you want to switch your travel option until a few days before the event!

The exact travel times will be sent to you by mail a few days before the event.

Food

All our food will be provided by our hosts. We will receive breakfast, lunch bags and a three-course diner. There will be vegetarian and vegan options. Please select your preference as well as allergies at the registration.

Alcoholic Beverages

During your stay, we give our best to supply you with enough beer, wine and mead for free.

Evening Events

Throughout the whole week we offer you some evening events. All are optional and the exact day of the event will be announced at our arrival.

  • Fondue evening with a torchhike
  • Beer pong tournament
  • Jass and Board game night
  • Mulled wine bar
  • Cocktail bar
  • Swimming and Wellness evening at H2Lai (costs not included)
  • Night sledging (costs not included)

We expect you to behave and support the Snowdayz Team ;)

Take along (suggestions)

  • Masks (Medical, cotton, Buff, Muntagnard)
  • Vaccination certificate (QR code on phone or proof on paper)
  • ID
  • Swiss Pass (if you have one)
  • Slippers
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Some form of games (Cards, Boardgames, Switch)
  • Music player (Boomboxes are welcome!)
  • Ski / Snowboard
  • Headlamp (useful if you want to go night-sledging or night-skiing)
  • Good shoes (there will be snow)
  • Sun cream
  • Personal hygene stuff and clothes, duh
  • Good humour
  • Cash for activities
  • Padlock
  • Etc.

Q&A

"I have no ski equipment :("

No worries! At the base station a few minutes away from our stay there is the Allmountain Sport Rental where you can rent your snowboard or ski equipment.

"I have a friend but he is not a VIS member :("

No problem at all! Just write us an email and we will add him. Be aware that the participation fees for him are not the same as for a VIS member.

"I am not a VIS member but I want to participate :("

Sure, we are happy to have you! We will open the registration for non-VIS members mid December. Roughly two weeks after the opening for VIS members.

"Exams?!"

The exam schedule should be out the latest on 29. November. We are not going to open the registration without you knowing your written exam schedule!

"I cannot ski or snowboard, is there is school?"

In case you cannot or don't want to learn it with your friends, we are organizing groups beforehand so you know what to expect before you register! There is a snow sports school for ski and snowboard in Parpan, check it out here. The more people join, the cheaper it gets (roughly between 15.- and 30.- per hour and person). If you want to seize the opportunity, then join our telegram channel here and write your "nethz" shortcut with what you want to learn "ski" or "snowboard" (e.g. knobelf ski). We will then inform you about the group size and price 2 days before the opening of the registration. Please tell us until 29.11. in the chat if you are going to register, so your friends won't feel abandoned.

Why are you collecting our T-Shirt sizes?

Incase we can provide you with certain clothing goodies. This is an ongoing process, we cannot guarantee anything yet.

More Questions?

Mail us your questions or concerns at snowdayz (at) vis.ethz.ch.

Abo Travel Cost VIS members Cost non-VIS
I have a GA With group both ways 490.0 640.0
I have a GA Single both ways 490.0 640.0
I have a half-fare card (Halbtax)/nothing With group both ways 500.0 650.0
I have a half-fare card (Halbtax)/nothing Single both ways 490.0 640.0

Event organisers

Main event organiser Franz Knobel

Co-organisers