2023 Jackson Hole Trip important details:
The trip includes Air on or around 3/13/23 and 3/20/23, Hotel rooms in Jackson, 4 days of lift tickets at Jackson Hole, Lessons; Parties; Taxes; and roundtrip Transfers between the airport and the resort.
Air is tentatively on American Airlines (AA) from Newark Liberty (EWR) or nearby airport, into Jackson, WY. There will probably be a stop each way (ORD?). The trip is tentatively scheduled to arrive on a Monday, and depart on the following Monday, to keep costs down. Air details may change, including flight times, dates, numbers, airports, and airlines. Tip: Go with the flow!
Airline Baggage fees are NOT included. TIP: Sign up for that Airlines Credit Card, and notify me of sign-up, I will try to help you out.
TSA now requires a “real ID” or valid passport to fly domestically. A non-updated driver’s license is not enough. Tip: Be prepared!
If you opt to do your own Air, the Trip Leader will provide transportation to/from arrival airport on the same bus as the group, at the same time. Any alternative transportation is on your own.
Flights should be into Jackson Airport; transfer from the Airport should be around 22 min. (weather, traffic, and roads permitting)..
Accommodations should be at The 49er, or nearby resort, in the town of Jackson, WY. If you have roommate request let the Trip Leader know upon sign-up, and he will try to accommodate your wishes, if those requested also request you. Tip: If not, you can meet new people!
Trip includes a 4 day lift ticket to give you an opportunity to go to Grand Targhee, or to Yellowstone NP, or both.
All options must be reserved and paid in advance with initial deposit to guarantee their availability. Activities and details may require minimum numbers to be reached.
Lessons are group lessons taught by a nationally-certified PSIA/AASI instructor, run through the trip leader, not the resorts. The number of lessons, and their types and durations, depends on weather, conditions, and number of attendees and their abilities. TIP: While on the slopes, ask the Trip Leader for tips to improve your skiing or snowboarding.
Multiple Parties are guaranteed. The number, days, and types might vary. Most Parties should include beverages or prizes, but not a meal. The Trip Leader will try to provide dinner at one of the parties, in the form of an assortment of Pizzas, if delivery is available. TIP: Relax and have fun!
Trip Insurance includes: Medical Coverage--$50,000pp; Medical Evacuation--$250,000pp; Trip Delay--$150/day if >six hours (max $750); Missed Connection- $500 if >3 hours; Baggage delay--$400--if >24 hours; Trip Interruption–$500 towards airfare for return flight. Trip cancellation and full trip interruption are extra, arranged directly by you. Details may change.
Price includes Tips (for multiple buses) and Property Taxes, Bus Taxes, and Airline Taxes, quoted as of June 1, 2022. Other tipping is at your discretion. Additional charges could apply if airline charges fees after that date.
All details are projected but not guaranteed, and can be affected by weather, traffic, airline issues, air traffic control issues, pandemics, zombie apocalypses, and other unforeseen events.
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PAYMENT SCHEDULE: $600 pp deposit due ASAP. $900 pp 2nd payment + Options due by October 1st, 2022.
Final payment must be received before December 1st, 2022. All checks must be made payable to “Mark Baechle”
Mark Baechle’s Trip Liability Release and Indemnity Agreement, and CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY
Some restrictions and penalties apply to your vacation investment. If you cancel your reservations, YOUR RIGHT TO A REFUND IS LIMITED, as set forth in the following schedule. Traveler's requests for changes to itinerary will require additional fees. Fees cannot be determined until time of change. Financial implications will be incurred. All cancellations or changes to itinerary must be in writing and sent to the Trip Leader. Date of postmark will determine applicable policy. Guests that cancel more than 99 days from departure date will receive 100% refund, minus a $99pp fee, plus any fees charged (e.g. Airline fees for name changes), if a substitute is found. Cancellations received within 99 days of departure are non-refundable. No refunds for early departure or late arrival. No shows, no refund. No partial refunds will be made on unused portions of this package. Refunds will be made as soon as they are received from vendors (minimum four (4) weeks). Changes to itinerary requests by traveler will be considered and accommodated, if possible, and traveler will be subjected to a $99 fee, plus any fees charged by other organizations or companies. TRAVEL INSURANCE IS RECOMMENDED. INDIVIDUALS NEED TO SIGN UP FOR TRIP INSURANCE ON THEIR OWN. Travel insurance might not cover cost of parties, prizes, lessons, or bus transportation, so cancellation reimbursement may be less that the full package price shown on the flyer. All trip package rates are subject to possible change if the airfare, currency exchange rate, or other significant part of the trip package price charged to the Trip Leader changes. All attempts will be made to prevent changing the package rates from the ones quoted, however due to the uncertainly of exchange rates and pricing in the airline industry, the published pricing cannot be guaranteed. The guest must reimburse any additional charges by the airline, such as fuel surcharge, to the Trip Leader. The Trip Leader you to wear a helmet and (wrist guards for snowboarders), and ski or ride in control, and to respect others on and off the slopes.
I acknowledge that skiing, snowboarding, après-ski parties, and related activities are HAZARDOUS activities and that I have made a voluntary choice to participate in those activities despite the risks that they present. In consideration of my being permitted to participate in the event named on this form, I agree to ASSUME ANY AND ALL RISKS OF INJURY OR DEATH to others, and myself, which might be associated with or result from my participation in this event. I further agree to RELEASE FROM LIABILITY and to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the organizers and sponsors of this event, for any damage, injury, or death to myself or to any person or property, whether caused by their NEGLIGENCE or for any other reason, in any way connected with my preparation or practice for or my participation in these skiing events. I also realize that everyone will be provided bedding, but bedding type is never guaranteed. I agree to all details and conditions in the versions of Trip Flyers and Trip Release distributed at time of sending my deposit check. I, the undersigned, have carefully read and understood this agreement and all of its terms. I understand that this is a RELEASE OF LIABILITY, which will legally PREVENT me or any other person from filing suit or making any other legal claim for damages against Mark Baechle, Ptarmigan Ski Club, Blue Ridge Ski Club, Mack Ski Club, the Eastern PA Ski Council, or any ski club or organization, in the event of my death or any injury to me. I enter into this agreement freely and voluntarily and agree that it is binding upon me, my heirs, assigns and legal representatives.
Please complete, copy, and mail entire original page to: Mark Baechle, 4170 Ascot Circle, Allentown PA 18103
=========================================================================================================================Enclosed is my/our $600+ deposit for the 2023 Jackson Hole Trip* (+/- any Options)
Name:____________________________________ Phone #s:_________________ __________________
Full name exactly as it appears on your photo IDPlease indicate Home, Work, or Cell above, and Couple or Singles below
Email(s) _________________________________________________________________ Circle: C or S; M or F
Roommate Request:______________________Special Needs:_____________________________ (Couple or Single; Male or Female)
Please circle: No Air (-$600); No Lifts (-$400); Parking & Transp. LV <-> EWR (+$99pp); Private Room (+$699); 5th day Lifts (+$TBD)
EMERGANCY phone numbers:___________________________________________ or ____________________________________________________
Passport #_____________________________________KTN____________________________________ FF#__________________________________
Yes I have read and understand the Liability Release and Indemnity Agreement, and CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY
All checks must be made payable to “Mark Baechle”. NOTE: Details may change Rev 0