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Sierra Nevada 2021

  • Fri, March 19, 2021
  • Sat, March 27, 2021
  • Spain


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Includes round-trip air.
  • Air to destination NOT included.


Sierra Nevada Snow Forecast (mid mountain) | Snow-Forecast.com

 March 19-27/31, 2021


Optional 4-Night Extension to Malaga $485

Prices estimated pending confirmation of air

The club will be making its first foray to ski in Spain at the end of the 2021 season (if you've skied Andorra, that's not Spain).  We will be skiing the Sierra Nevada ski resort, at the southern end of the large mountain range that runs north to south down central Spain.  These mountains end right before our residence in the historic city of Granada.  Included are:

7 night's accommodations in Granada at the Hotel Carmen Granada
with daily breakfast.

                   Welcome Orientation at the hotel in Granada.

Half-day walking tour of city includes the Alhambra

     Round-trip airfare, airport transfers, 6 days of transfers between Granada and the Sierra Nevada Ski Area.

5 Dinners at the Hotel

Optional Tour to Cordoba ($95)

The Barceló Carmen Granada Hotel is located in the heart of this Andalusian city, which is home to outstanding historic and cultural heritage.  It is located in a privileged setting, just 10 minutes walk from the Granada Cathedral, allowing guests to discover the true essence of this unbeatable destination.  The 222 rooms at the Barceló Carmen Granada Hotel offer guests rejuvenating relaxation surrounded by the stunning landscape of the Alhambra Palace and the majestic Sierra Nevada.  Privileged setting, Private Terrace with 360 degree views, Fit-Experience Gym.  Add $475 for the Single Supplement if you want a room to yourself in Grenada.

Lift Tickets:   Lift tickets are not included in the package, but are available at the resort and are reasonably priced.  Standard Prices (2020) are 50.50 Euros. Age 60-69 ten Euros discount.  70 plus ski for free (with $5 insurance fee).

Malaga Option - $485
4-night post-trip extension in Malaga

Returns to the U.S. Wednesday, March 31

Four nights (Sat-Tue) in the 4-star Petit Palace Plaza Hotel Malaga with daily breakfast buffet.

Literally in the centre of Málaga, birthplace of Picasso, in the heart of the old town, surrounded by the pedestrian streets and next to the cathedral , you will find the Hotel Petit Palace Málaga. 66 rooms, within walking distance of the city's biggest tourists spots, as well as shops, restaurants and a wealth of leisure activities.  Museo Picasso.  Don't forget to visit Playa de La Malagueta, located just 15 minutes away.  Add $435 for the Single Supplement if you want a room to yourself in Malaga. 

Two tours from Malaga:  A Sunday tour program of the British peninsula of Gibraltar followed by a Monday tour program and a scenic drive to historic Ronda.



Air Schedule:  Flights on Air France; to be confirmed


Friday, March 19

AF 55 Depart Washington Dulles (IAD) 6:30PM arrive Paris 8:05AM.                                                AF 5052 Depart Paris 9:55AM

 Arrive Malaga (AGP) Saturday morning 12:55PM

 Saturday, March 27
AF 5057 Depart Malaga 9:20 AM arrive Paris 12:00PM.     AF 54 Depart Paris 1:40PM
 Arrive Washington Dulles 5:30PM
  Wednesday March 31
AF 5057 Depart Malaga 9:20AM arrive Paris 12:00PM.  AF 54 Depart Paris 1:40PM   Arrive Washington Dulles 3:10PM

Membership Requirement:   Your club membership must be current when signing up for the trip and throughout the duration of the trip.  The trip has been "sanctioned" through the Blue Ridge Ski Council.  Current members of other BRSC member ski clubs may register for the trip beginning July 1.

Trip Insurance:   Emergency medical, evacuation & repatriation insurance (not cancellation insurance) is included.  Note that this is not cancellation coverage and will not provide any relief if you have to cancel from the trip before it begins, whether for medical or other reasons.  You may upgrade your coverage to include by clicking on the link.  Insurance Flyer.  It will take you to a flyer describing the options available, including a link to the detailed coverage plan.  Note that the "Cancel for Any Reason" (CFAR) option must be purchased within 14 days of paying your initial deposit on the trip.

Payment Schedule:

   Initial Deposit
October 13, 2020
 December 8, 2020
Basic Trip
 $800  $800  Balance Due
Single Supp Grenada   $200    $200    Balance Due 
 Malaga Extension
 $200  $200  Balance Due
Single Supp Malaga   $200   $200    Balance Due 

Trip's Go/No-Go Date is December 10, 2020

We’ll confirm your registration after you've signed up (registered) for the trip and we've received your deposit:  Mail (or give) a check to the trip leader, payable to the Pentagon Ski Club, or pay online by going to our Partial Payments Page where you can make initial deposits &/or interim payments for one or more trips, and for one or more members, in a single transaction.  You may also make partial payments with credit cards at club meetings.  Note:  If you wish instead to pay for the entire trip (or to pay your remaining balance), you should make your payment directly against your trip invoice.  You can find your invoice(s) from your profile page by selecting your name in the upper right corner of the website when you are logged in.

Trip Leaders: 

Susie Pumphrey
3138 Singleton Circle
Fairfax, VA 22030

Peter Porton
11918 Moss Point Lane
Reston, VA 20194

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