Let's Go Skiing! And Snowboarding!!
Seven Springs day trip with DMV Local Ski and Snowboard Meetup
See event announcement at http://www.meetup.com/DMV-Local-Ski-and-Snowboard-Group/
Please use the MeetUp site to arrange carpools.
Where will I pick up my lift ticket?
We will distribute lift tickets at the Group Sales office between 8:45 and 9:15.
What if I arrive after 9:15?
If you will arrive after 9:15, please send a text to the organizer at 240-460-4408 to arrange pick up of lift ticket.
Is my registration transferable?
Yes. If you buy a ticket and decide not to attend, you can sell, transfer, bequeath, or give away your ticket, as long as you email the organizer to inform him of the change. However, you will miss out on a great day of skiing or boarding while your friend, who was nice enough to buy your ticket, will be having all the fun. Please don't forget to send email to the organizer if you transfer your registration.
What is the refund policy for lift tickets?
If you pay for this Meetup and later discover that you cannot attend, we will issue a refund if you cancel by 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 2. This will provide skiers/boarders with an extended opportunity to assess the upcoming weather and snow conditions and make an informed decision.
How to Cancel a Reservation
Step 1) Change your RSVP on the Meetup site
Step 2) Notify the Event Organizer by email by 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 2, 2013.
Other circumstances in which we will issue a refund
1) If we are not able to secure a group rate for lift tickets, we will issue a refund. We need to have at least 20 paid lift tickets by 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 2 to secure the group lift ticket rate for the January 5 trip to Seven Springs.
2) If the event is cancelled by the DMV Local Ski and Snowboard Group Organizer or the Event Organizer, we will issue a refund.
Why is the refund policy so complicated?
This meetup is a break-even event. An important aspect of breaking-even is to not lose money. If, at the last minute, people decide not to attend and we are stuck with a very large bill for un-used lift tickets, the chances of breaking-even are dramatically decreased. Therefore, we require payment in advance. We have to give Seven Springs a firm commitment by Wednesday to secure the group discount rate for skiing/boarding on Saturday.
Don't wait for perfect conditions, the time to go skiing or snowboarding is now, or January 5, to be more precise.
What is the refund policy for ski/snowboard rental and lessons?
If you pay for ski or snowboard rentals or lessons, but do not attend, we will refund the price of those items, less any fees. However, the price of the lift ticket ($49) is not refundable after 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 2.
You must notify the organizer by email no later than 5:00 p.m. the day prior to the event that you will not be attending and are requesting a refund for ski/snowboard rental and/or lessons.
What are my transportation options for this event?
Carpools are encouraged; no need to drive that far by yourself. Please use the MeetUp.com pages to arrange carpools.
How long does it take to get to Seven Springs from the Washington D.C. area?
It takes about 3.5 hours 3 hours 6 minutes (according to Google Maps) to get to Seven Springs from Grosvernor Metro Station. Allow extra time if the roads are wet or snow covered. Drive safely.
What's the best way to get to Seven Springs from the Beltway?
Take 270 to 70 to the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Go West to Somerset (Exit 110).
Turn right off the exit ramp at the second light; at the third traffic light turn right (Route 31, West); follow 31 West approximately seven miles; turn left at Pioneer Park; follow that road approximately four miles; at the first stop sign, turn right. Seven Springs will be five miles ahead on the left.
Destination address: 777 Waterwheel Drive, Seven Springs, PA 15622
GPS Coordinates: 40°01.746 and 79°17.319
Can I upgrade to better rental skis?
Yes, for an extra $20 paid in cash directly to Seven Springs at the rental shop, you can upgrade to high performance skis.
Do I need to belong to DMV Local Ski and Snowboard Meetup to attend this event?
No. If you found this webpage and want to go skiing or snowboarding with us, you are welcome to attend. But joining DMV Local Ski and Snowboard Meetup is always a good idea.
I am signing up for this event before knowing what the weather will be like. What if the snow conditions are truly terrible?
If the ski conditions are truly terrible, the slopes will be less crowded, and we will still be skiing and snowboarding! If you get tired of the snow, there are other things to do at Seven Springs. Check out their website at www.7Springs.com.
What if we have another Snowmageddon and it is impossible to get out of town?
We will beg Seven Springs to provide a refund, but we cannot make any promises.
Are there apres ski events?
We'll meet in the Foggy Goggle for happy hour, 4:30-5:30. Look for the DMV Local Ski and Snowboard Meetup signs.
Is there a dinner option?
Oakhurst Tea Room on Route 31. You will pass it on your way to Seven Springs. Buffet $12.95.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
On day of event send a text to 240-460-4408