TELLURIDE, COLORADO, SKI TRIP
January 16-23, 2021
TELLURIDE, COLORADO, SKI TRIP
Join your RSOC friends and friends in other Crescent Ski Council ski clubs for a week of fantastic skiing at one of the best ski resorts in North America. Telluride will provide the unique experience of an old West town and nearby world class skiing. We will be staying at the West End Town Condos.
West End Town Condos are a collection of condos in the town of Telluride conveniently located within easy walking distance to Chair #7.
SIGN-UP: All applicants must be a member of a Crescent Ski Council affiliated club by Nov 1, 2020 to participate. If your membership expires between November 1 and January 23, 2021 you MUST renew early, otherwise you will not be permitted to participate on this trip. Applicant’s membership will be verified by CSC.
Everyone must sign up through the RSOC website. When you select the <Register> button, it will take you to the Sports America website. Select your lodging choice, air (optional), insurance, transportation option and any changes in the lift ticket option. You will be instructed to send your check to Ken Schuster. Please be prompt with your payment to Ken. If you delay your payment, Sports America will delete your registration.
NOTE: THE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN AT MIDNIGHT ON JUNE 14. WE HAVE DECIDED TO USE THE LODGING IN TOWN BECAUSE IT IS VERY NEAR LIFT #7. HOWEVER, THERE ARE ONLY 30 SPACES IN THE CONDOS IN TOWN (CIMARRON LODGE SKI-IN/SKI-OUT). THE OTHER OPTIONS ARE A HOTEL ROOM IN TOWN OR IN THE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE, WHICH IS NOT AS NEAR TO A LIFE. SO, IF YOU WANT LODGING IN A CONDO IN TOWN SIGNUP AT MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT JUNE 14, 2020.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN PACKAGE: WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED IN PACKAGE:
• 7 nights lodging at choice property • Credit Card Fee (3% add-on if CC is used)
• 5-day lift pass • Air Fare (SAT will handle for you if you wish)
• Airport Ground Transportation • Trip Insurance
• Welcome Reception • Other meals not specifically listed
• Mountain Lunch (not accessible to non-skier) • Equipment rentals (CSC discounts available)
• Farwell Dinner & Dance
• Trip Souvenir
• Pre-Trip Party
*Due to government health regulations, social events may be changed or prohibited, and applicable credits would be provided.
Cost: $1790 (Land Only)
Air: $479 (Optional) United Airlines Raleigh to Montrose w/1 stop
Payment: $500 initial Deposit
$600 August 30, 2020
Balance - Final Payment by October 15, 2020
Cancellation: $50 RSOC Fee plus tour operator fees (see below)
Coordinator: Ken Schuster 919-946-4335, email@example.com
Sports America Tours/Crescent Ski Council ( SAT/CSC) only act as your agent in securing lodging, lift tickets, transfers and various activities. SAT/CSC shall not be held liable for loss or damage to property or injury to person, caused by reason of any defect by any transportation company, lodging company, ski area or agent or any service/item in the package outside their direct control. SAT/CSC, reserves the right to make changes and alterations in the itinerary that are found necessary for proper handling of said tours. In the event that such changes are required, SAT/CSC will arrange substitute services confirmed for ones of equal or greater retail value, or will refund an amount equal to the difference in retail value between the services confirmed and actual services furnished. Each participant in an SAT/CSC tour agrees, as an express condition of such participation, that SAT/CSC’s liability for such changes is limited as provided herein, and that SAT/CSC will not be liable for any additional damages which maybe caused by such changes. Neither SAT/CSC or any vendor shall be liable for loss, damage, injury, accident, delay or irregularity which may be occasioned by reason, defect or through acts of omissions of any person of company described in the confirmation. The services and responsibilities of the airlines in connection with the air transportation when involved are subject to and limited by the terms of the applicable tariffs on file with the Department of Transportation. In the event a ‘Bulk Ticket’ is used for your transportation, Rule #240 is waived and SAT/CSC is not responsible for any default of the airline. Meals, tips for baggage handling, cribs or other additions to your lodging, extra or half day lift tickets, insurance, or items of a personal nature are not the responsibility of SAT/CSC. Should a dispute arise, venue shall be in Sonoma County, State of California.
CRESCENT CODE OF CONDUCT: Members shall, when participating in an event or activity sponsored by Crescent Ski Council (CSC), or on behalf of Crescent, conduct themselves in a mature & reasonable manner. CSC encourages legal and responsible behavior in the consumption of alcoholic beverages in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Each CSC member shall be solely responsible for his/her consumption of alcoholic beverages and his/her behavior and actions as a consequence of said consumption. The Board may suspend or terminate the status of a Member of an Authorized Club for any cause listed in the bylaws, section 8, or other reasons the Board may determine necessary.
INCLUDED ITEMS: All “package prices” include those items stated in the Trip Information document.
LODGING/ROOMMATES/ROOM ASSIGNMENTS: Cost basis will be the Base Price. Lodging pricing is based on 2 people per bedroom. Most bedrooms have two beds. We do not recommend condo occupancy rates higher than 2 people per bedroom except for families. The cost of rollaway beds or cribs is not included. Single occupancy of a bedroom is available for additional pillow. For all available rates see registration website or call your coordinator. Every effort will be made to accommodate roommate requests. However, confirmation will be conditional until a roommate is confirmed. If we have to assign roommates, we reserve the right to make rooming and unit changes as necessary. Condos will be assigned at random by the property management company. Specific condo locations cannot be guaranteed.
ADDITIONAL LIFT TICKETS: Lift tickets for additional days may be pre-purchased.
GROUND TRANSPORTATION: Provided from Montrose (MTJ) Airport. Additional fees may apply for flights utilizing other airports including TEX, GUC, GJT.
PAYMENTS/CHANGES/CANCELLATIONS: A deposit of $500.00 is due at sign-up. An interim payment of $600.00 will be due on August 31, 2020. Final payment will be due November 1, 2020. Failure to make proper payments by the due dates will automatically be considered a request to cancel and the stated cancellation policy will apply. Make checks payable to RSOC and mail to Ken Schuster. All returned checks are subject to a $25.00 fee.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY. THERE CAN BE NO EXCEPTIONS:
** All requests for changes, cancellations or refunds must be made in writing to SAT.
** IF YOUR CANCELLATION NOTICE IS RECEIVED:
** Prior to September 1, you will receive a full refund less $50.00 per person and less any airline-imposed penalty.
** September 1st deposits become non-refundable unless spot is resold.
** At any time, if your space is resold, you will receive a full refund less $50.00 per person and less any airline-imposed penalty.
** If you pay by credit card, at any time you cancel your reservation, you will be charged an additional 3% of all charges, to offset bank fees incurred by SAT. (This is in addition to other cancellation fees noted)
COVID-19 Cancellation Information: It is understood that the COVID-19 pandemic has imposed federal and state travel restrictions, which are in effect at the time of contracting Group. Should the restrictions remain or be lifted and then reinstated, at any time prior to arrival, which results in the trip being cancelled guests will receive a refund, less a $60 administrative fee, any credit card fees paid by guests, travel protection premiums paid by guest, and any non-refundable air costs.
INSURANCE: Trip cancellation, health, and accident insurance is available to help protect you against unforeseen circumstances which cause you to interrupt or cancel your trip. Please see Application Form for rates & indicate thereon whether you accept or decline trip insurance. Also, complete separate form provided and include it with the Application Form when submitted. This insurance may be purchased after initial sign-up and up until final payment, however pre-existing conditions will not be covered. Upon request, SAT will provide you with additional details of coverage.
I/We hereby appoint Sports America/The Crescent Ski Council, Inc./my local Club to perform necessary acts deemed desirable in connection with planning and leading any ski trips or other social/activity function in my behalf. I/We understand the Council/Club acts as coordinator only and accepts no responsibility for the services of any person or agent , ski area, airline, motor coach, hotel or condominium, or any organization whatsoever rendering any of the services or accommodations being offered on any trip or activity. Ski trip and other activity fees are based upon current tariffs and are subject to change without notice. The Council/Club accepts no responsibility in whole or part for any delayed departures or arrivals, missed plane or other carrier connections, loss, damage or injury to person or property , mechanical defect or failure of any nature however caused, or for any substitution of hotels or common carrier, with or without notice, or for any additional expenses occasioned thereby.
I/We fully understand that the Council/Club is a voluntary association run by volunteer officers and Board Members who have no special or professional training in conducting ski trips and other activities. By participating, we do not rely on the expertise of any director, officer, activity coordinator or the agents of any of the foregoing: delivery of goods and service as described is the responsibility of the contracted vendors.
Further, I/We realize that skiing, as well as many other outdoor activities, has innate danger that may result in physical injury or death. I acknowledge that these risks may be known or unknown. Since safety is directly tied to my physical ability and skill to participate in any sport, I/We hereby release the Crescent Ski Council, Inc. and local club, their officers, directors, trip leaders and SAT, from any liability in connection with injuries or physical and equipment damages I may incur in relation to my participation in any event.