Epic Lech Ski Trip with SNOW Magazine

Known as the cradle of Alpine skiing, the Arlberg mountain range is one of the most sought-after ski destinations in the world. It is also home to the largest connected ski resort in Austria (which is one of the top-five largest ski resorts in the world), joining the renowned towns of Lech, St. Anton, St. Christoph, Stuben, Zürs, Warth-Schröcken and Oberlech. On this powder-packed Insider Journey, which will be based in Lech, you will access the crème de la crème of Arlberg skiing—in the company of Indagare Ambassador and SNOW Magazine representative Lisa Baker, as well as world-class skiers, mountaineers and local guides Mike Perl and Nina Gigele, who will coach you on daily skiing or snowboarding sessions down legendary slopes. Exhilarating mornings on the mountain will be followed by delicious meals at top restaurants—and, of course, après-ski, with views of blanketed peaks, and time to explore on your own.

A spot on this trip may be reserved with a 50% non-refundable deposit, per person, with the remaining balance to be paid in full by November 15, 2022.

What to Expect

For this special journey, we are thrilled to partner with SNOW Magazine to give you unmatched access to Lech. Highlights of this itinerary include the opportunity to:

  • Explore the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Austrian Alps’ Arlberg mountain range—home to one of the world’s prime ski destinations and the largest connected ski resort in Austria, which has raised a number of world and Olympic ski champions. Enjoy four days of adventures on the ski runs, with all passes included.

  • Hit the slopes with world-class skiers and ski mountain guides Mike Perl and Nina Gigele, who will help you hone your fitness and finesse through daily skiing or snowboarding sessions across the best pistes in the Arlberg.

  • Immerse yourself in true Austrian ski culture in the company of insider Lisa Baker, with exciting ski routes through the towns of Lech, Zürs and St. Anton, as well as plenty of time to enjoy the world-class après-ski scene, a special shopping experience at Strolz (the most exclusive sports and fashion house in the Arlberg) and fantastic meals at the best restaurants in the area.

  • Experience Kristiania Lech, a luxury, family-run property offering wonderful views of the Alps, and unlimited access to fresh powder, private art galleries, top-notch gastronomy and a cinema under the stars—among other amenities!

  • Worry less, experience more: Indagare’s expert Insider Journeys team will help you navigate a safe and rewarding travel experience, and you’ll have complimentary 24/7 access to the emergency services of Global Rescue, on the ground.

Please note that elements of the itinerary may change.

The health and safety of our travelers is our No. 1 priority. We are committed to upholding the highest safety standards, while providing world-class hospitality and a seamless travel experience. For any questions, please reach out to our team at insiderjourneys@indagare.com.

  • When
    March 19 - 24, 2023
  • Length
    6 days / 5 nights
  • Type of Traveler
    Adventurers , Trailblazers , Families

This Journey's Host

We are thrilled to partner with SNOW Magazine to give you unmatched access to Lech, with SNOW Magazine representative and founding Indagare Ambassador Lisa Baker. After a successful career in financial services, Lisa settled down in Aspen, Colorado in 2002.An avid skier for over 30 years, Lisa has skied everywhere from the Tatra mountains in Slovakia to the Highlands Bowl. Lech’s glorious ski runs, delicious Tyrolean cuisine and fabled après-skimake it one of her favorite spots on the planet. You will also be joined by SNOW Magazine founderBarbara Sanders, who has extensive ski guiding experience throughout the world.

World-class skiers and ski mountain guides Mike Perl (pictured left) and Nina Gigele (pictured right) will lead you on the slopes. Growing up on the Arlberg, Mike developed his passion for skiing early on. After completing his first ski instructor training in 2007, he spent six years working at the Warth Ski School before opening up a ski school of his own in 2019. As a certified Austrian ski instructor, coach and mountain guide, Nina has worked to provide memorable ski experiences and adventures for her clients for the past seven years. Nina is also the author of the coffee table book, Inside the Arlberg.

Curious to receive the full itinerary and join the trip? Contact us and find out more.

Trip Details

In preparation for the journey, members will also receive a comprehensive departure package that includes an itinerary, packing list, accommodations overview and other important information.

  • When
    March 19 - 24, 2023
  • Length
    6 days / 5 nights
  • Group Size
    Up to 12 travelers
  • Host
    SNOW Magazine's Lisa Baker, Mike Perl and Nina Gigele
  • From
    $7,900

Includes

  • Five nights’ accommodation at Kristiania Lech. Indagare can arrange suite upgrades, subject to availability.
  • Ski passes and the services of expert guides for four days on the slopes
  • All meals and beverages, as detailed in the itinerary
  • All guided touring, admission fees and activities, as detailed in the itinerary
  • Expert guides, as indicated in the itinerary, including your hosts and the 24/7 support of Indagare’s partners on the ground
  • The services of Indagare’s expert travel team to plan all Journey details, international flights and trip extensions for those who want to arrive early or stay later in the arrival or departure cities (costs not included).
  • 24/7 access to Global Rescue emergency medical, security and evacuation services for the duration of the trip

Excludes

  • International air transportation to and from Austria and airport transfers to/from the hotel
  • Ski or snowboard equipment rentals
  • Meals and premium beverages not included in the itinerary
  • Optional activities and personal items and expenses
  • All gratuities and any Covid-testing fees
  • Trip insurance (highly recommended—please let us know if you would like to see quotes)
  • Liability for changes in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control (such as flights, cancellations, natural phenomena)
  • Custom trip planning for add-on travel to destinations not included in the Journey is available; please inquire.
Curious to receive the full itinerary and join the trip? Contact us and find out more.

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