What to Expect
Your guide on Ski Trip expectations, safety, and trip preparation
As Ski Trip Exec, we try to be as transparent as possible. Our goal is for everyone to have a fun and safe ski trip with friends, and we strive to accommodate everyone’s concerns. Below you will find a rough timeline, a packing list, and trip safety guidelines and expectations. If you have any concerns or questions, we encourage you to reach out to us!
Nov. Early Bird Tickets kickoff ticket sales
Dec. Ticket Sales Close
Dec. Financial Aid Application Due
Dec. Mandatory Risk/Housing Meeting & T-Shirt Distribution
Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019: Leave for the trip! It is recommended to book an early flight so that you can get checked it an start having fun!
Dec. 14 - 19: Ski Trip! Enjoy social scheduling each night
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019: Go home:( It is recommended to book a later flight so you have time to catch your shuttle and avoid weather slow downs
Safety & Risk
All incidents will be reported to the University
Amnesty Policy is still in effect: Call, Stay, Cooperate
Contact NU Ski Trip, Resort Hotline, or Dean on Call if needed
NU Ski Trip complies with the NU Alcohol & Drug Policy
Safety/Trip Planning Tips
Drink lots of water!
Buses will stop at nearby grocery store
For 21+ guests, use extra caution when drinking due to altitude
Find emergency contact and ski patrol information below
Clothes: regular day clothes (sweaters, jeans, etc.), night event clothes (bar crawl, concert), ugly Christmas sweater, bathing suit, pajamas, undergarments
Ski Gear: goggles, hat, helment, long underwear, gloves/mittens, face mask, scarf, waterproof ski jacket, snow pants, ski socks, skis/poles/boots if applicable
Footwear: snow boots, flip flops (hot tub), sneakers, slippers
Other: reusable water bottle, wildcard, additional form of ID, toothbrush/toiletries, sunglasses, sunscreen, deodorant, chapstick, medications, phone chargers, advil/tylenol