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Re: [hiking-287] RE: Skiing this sunday in Engelberg

From: Verena
Sent on: Friday, January 9, 2009 7:27 PM
Hello everybody,

depending on how my flu develops, I might join you!
I will be at the angel or I won`t...decide that in the morning.

As absolute, bloody beginner I will need the teacher for sure!

Have a nice weekend,
Verena


Am[masked]:55 Uhr schrieb "Rico" unter <[address removed]>:

> Hi
> 
> I might join you spontaneously (I'll decide sunday morning, depends a
> bit on my saturday night-life). If I come, I'll be under the weird angel
> at 07:45, but don't wait for me. I am a fairly good skier, but I'd not
> consider myself an "expert".
> 
> cheers
> Rico
> 
> 
> Abul Fazal wrote:
>> Hi
>> A group of friends are planning skiing/snowboarding this weekend.
>> Everyone is welcome.
>>  
>> Here is the itenary for skiing this weekend.
>>  
>> Place : Engelberg
>> Train departs at following times - takes about 2hrs which includes 1
>> train change at Luzern
>> 07.35 - 09.23
>> 08.04 - 10.12
>>  
>> Cost:
>> Train + ski pass incl halb tax - 76.40 CHF
>> Ski hire - 57 CHF (economy), 42 CHF (budget) - prices don't inclue 15%
>> discount with train ticket
>> 
>> Private lessons for skiing : CHF 170 for 1 person for 2 hrs: Plus add
>> CHF 30 for subsequent persons  that will be CHF 200 for 2 persons for 2
>> hrs:
>>                                     CHF 230  for 3 persons for 2 hrs &
>> so on.
>> For experienced skiiers please proceed directly to the mountain. For
>> begineers the meeting point will be klosermatte in the engelberg village
>> where the teacher will be waiting for us.
>>  
>> If some one wants to learn snowboarding then please contact engelberg
>> directly. Their website is
>>  
>> http://www.skisch...­
>>  
>> Snowboarding is a little bit cheaper to learn than skiing.
>>  
>> Persons confirmed so far are
>>  
>> Abul Fazal  ( Begineer - Skiing) +1 Guest
>> Harry Latif ( Begineer - Skiing)
>> Jayne Faulkner (Intermediate - Skiing) +1 Guest
>> Chloe (Expert - Skiing )
>> Richard ( Snowboarding)
>>  
>> Plus my guest will also be interested in snowboarding. So what ever
>> level or activity there will be company for every one. Please feel free
>> to invite any friends that might be interested.
>>  
>> Id prefer to take the 08.04 train, so let us meet under the big weird
>> angle in Zurich HB Station at 7.45. Any queries sms me at 0797655529.
>>  
>> Regards
>> Fazal
>> 
>> --------------------­--------------------­--------------------­------------
>> 
>> From: [address removed]
>> To: [address removed]
>> Subject: RE: Great snow conditions on the slopes in Graub?nden
>> Date: Thu, 8 Jan[masked]:06:47 +0000
>> 
>> Hey
>>  
>> I've looked into different skiing options. Here's my list:
>>  
>> *1. Lenzerheide*
>> Train departs at following times - takes about 2hrs 2 mins which
>> includes a but journey from Chur to the resort
>> 07.37 - 09.39
>> 08.07 - 10.09
>>  
>> Trains appear to be every half an hour eg we could return at 17.23 and
>> get back at 19.22
>>  
>> Cost:
>> Train + ski pass incl halb tax - 82.40 CHF
>> Ski hire - 57 CHF (economy), 43 CHF (budget) - prices don't inclue 15%
>> discount with train ticket
>> Private lessons for 2 - 100 CHF per hour.
>>  
>> Approx cost for day =  175 CHF (excluding lunch)
>>  
>> *2. Klosters*
>> Train departs at following times - takes about 1hr 50 mins which
>> includes 1 train change
>> 07.37 - 09.25
>> 08.07 - 10.03
>>  
>> Cost:
>> Train + ski pass incl halb tax - 89.40 CHF
>> Ski hire - 57 CHF (economy), 43 CHF (budget) - prices don't inclue 15%
>> discount with train ticket
>> Private lessons for 2 - 90 CHF per hour or 215 CHF for 2.5hrs
>>  
>> Approx cost for day =  177.4 CHF (excluding lunch)
>>  
>> *3. Engelberg*
>> Train departs at following times - takes about 2hrs which includes 1
>> train change at Luzern
>> 07.35 - 09.23
>> 08.04 - 10.12
>>  
>> Cost:
>> Train + ski pass incl halb tax - 76.40 CHF
>> Ski hire - 57 CHF (economy), 42 CHF (budget) - prices don't inclue 15%
>> discount with train ticket
>> Private lessons for 2 - 200 CHF for 2hrs, 170 CHF for 2hrs after 2pm,
>> 135 CHF for 1.5hrs after 2.45pm.
>>  
>> Approx cost for day =  203.4 CHF (excluding lunch but includes 2hr
>> lesson rather than 1 hr)
>>  
>> *4. Flumserberg*
>> Train departs at following times - takes about 1hr 20mins
>> 07.38 - 08.59 + 15 mins in cable car
>> 08.38 - 09.54 + 15 mins in cable car
>>  
>> There are some indirect trains inbetween these times.
>>  
>> Cost:
>> Train + ski pass incl halb tax - 69.40 CHF
>> Ski hire - 57 CHF (economy) - prices don't inclue 15% discount with
>> train ticket
>> Private lessons for 2 - 90 CHF for 1hr, 170 CHF for 2hrs.
>>  
>> Approx cost for day =  171.4 CHF (excluding lunch)
>>  
>> I've spoken to Chloe and we think Sunday might be a better day to go
>> since nothing is open in Zurich on Sundays. Also allows us to go out
>> Friday night! All the ski resorts will cost roughly the same price and
>> the train leaves around the same time, I therefore suggest we go to
>> Engelberg, Chloe also seems keen also. What do you think? You need to
>> make sure Harry is keen to join us. I may have someone else interested
>> in coming but he can ski.
>>  
>> See you soon
>>  
>> Jayne
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> --------------------­--------------------­--------------------­------------
>> 
>> 
>> From: [address removed]
>> To: [address removed]
>> Subject: FW: Great snow conditions on the slopes in Graub?nden
>> Date: Thu, 8 Jan[masked]:37:56 +0000
>> 
>> Maybe this place will be interesting.
>> 
>> 
>> 
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>> 
>> Date: Thu, 8 Jan[masked]:35:32 +0100
>> From: [address removed]
>> To: [address removed]
>> Subject: Great snow conditions on the slopes in Graub?nden
>> 
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>> 
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