ESN Bern welcomes you to join our epic ski weekend to the Aletsch Arena, in the beautiful Vallais region! Get to know other international students, learn how to ski or improve your skills while enjoying two days of snow, fun, and party. It'll surely be a weekend you will remember for a long time!
We will be staying in the biggest Sports Center in Switzerland, with its own swimming pool (indoor),tennis court and even train station. During two days, we enjoy skiing at the Aletsch arena, a huge skiing resort with over 100 km of slopes and a beautiful view of the biggest glacier in Europe. Sunday evening we will return to Bern by train again.

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-Rental costs for ski/snowboard equipment (roughly 95 CHF total for the weekend)
-Ski clothes (gloves, jackets, ski pants)
-Misc. expenses


-Leave Bern 19:06
-Arrival at 20:53
-Have a social gathering with some pre-drinking, snacks, games, music etc.

Saturday: Times TBD
Lunch on mountain ( Approx. midday)
More Skiing (Lifts stop around 16h-16:30)
Dinner (around 7)
Social gathering #2 for more dinking and games

Sunday: Exact times TBD
Check out and departure
arrival in Bern at 20:24


Organisational matters:

It is mandatory to have a health insurance to participate at the trip. ESN Bern is NOT responsible for any injuries during this trip. For security reasons it is necessary to wear a helmet, gloves and waterproof ski clothes. We recommend that beginners (first time skiing) rent ski's and not a snowboard—you will have more fun and you spend less time on the ground!

What you need to bring:

-Waterproof ski jacket and waterproof skiing trousers
-good winter shoes
-Ski Goggles or sunglasses
-waterproof skiing Gloves

This weekend is a great opportunity to improve your ski skills in Switzerland's world famous mountains, and to make friends with other exchange students from Bern. So make sure you don’t miss it!

We are waiting to discover the slopes of Aletsch Arena with you and to get to know all of you!

*Please be aware that this event is exclusively for exchange students. If you are not an exchange student we will cancel your ticket and reimburse you after deducting our event and credit card handling fees*

06/03/2020 - 18:30 to 08/03/2020 - 20:30
220 CHF (230 CHF without ESNcard)
What's included: 
  • Public transportation from Bern to Fiesch and back
  • Ski Pass for 2 days
  • 2 nights at the hostel (dormitory, plain rooms)
  • Tourist Fee
  • 2x Breakfast and 1x Dinner (ESN will cook for you!)
  • 2x lunch in restaurant on the mountain
  • Drinks and snacks on Fri. and Sat. night
  • Everyone is invited.