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Chamonix-Mont Blanc Trip, January 31, 2019 – February 8, 2020: participants have returned with great stories to tell! Come to a meeting to hear their tales!

CHAMONIX-MONT BLANC

January 31 – February 8, 2020

How about a ski vacation in the land of Europe’s highest peak and the world’s first Winter Olympics? Chamonix, France, practically invented our favorite sport. This area is home to Europe’s highest peak, Mont Blanc. Today this fantastic area attracts skiers, hikers, tourists, and, need I say, shoppers, from all over the world. 

Chamonix is in the French Alps on the border with Italy and Switzerland. In fact, in addition to enjoying the four resorts right in Chamonix, you may find yourself skiing at nearby resorts in these other Alpine countries. This will be an international experience of a lifetime!

This area boasts everything from beginner to expert ski runs. Our hotel, located right in the heart of Chamonix within minutes of some of the world’s greatest terrain, boasts its own ski school, guides, and pro shop. The full price includes not only air, lodging, and great amenities, but, also breakfast and dinner in one of the hotel’s four restaurants.

So, you want more adventure? Consider dog sledding, fat tire bicycling, paragliding, Nordic skiing, paragliding, and more. So much awaits the adrenaline junkies amongst us.

How about culture? Many museums and art galleries await your curiosity. History buffs will enjoy touring old churches and homes. Our tour operator will be offering day trips to Annecy, France; Montreaux and Lake Geneva, Switzerland; and Aosta, Italy. You may arrange your own transportation – buses and trains abound! – around town and throughout the area.

Après ski is a way of life in winter in the Alps. Chamonix is well known as THE place to play after hours. Our hotel offers nightly shows, there’s a casino right in town, and the village’s discos and bars offer lively fun times each evening.

Finally, in addition to the world’s best peaks and glaciers, Chamonix offers the world’s best shopping! The village is stocked with high end jewelry, clothing, and designer boutiques. And, for serious adventurers like us, we can shop to our heart’s content at some of the world’s greatest outdoor adventure stores. This is the place to find the best ski equipment and clothing.


After a week in the mountains, how about a week in the Mediterranean? Holidaze is offering a six day post-trip to Sicily. 

Contact me at [email protected] or 210-846-3180 to find out more about the Alpine adventure and Sicily post-trip. I hope you can join us on this adventure of a lifetime!

Chamonix-Mont Blanc Trip, January 31, 2019 – February 8, 2020: participants have returned with great stories to tell! Come to a meeting to hear their tales!

CHAMONIX-MONT BLANC

January 31 – February 8, 2020

How about a ski vacation in the land of Europe’s highest peak and the world’s first Winter Olympics? Chamonix, France, practically invented our favorite sport. This area is home to Europe’s highest peak, Mont Blanc. Today this fantastic area attracts skiers, hikers, tourists, and, need I say, shoppers, from all over the world. 

Chamonix is in the French Alps on the border with Italy and Switzerland. In fact, in addition to enjoying the four resorts right in Chamonix, you may find yourself skiing at nearby resorts in these other Alpine countries. This will be an international experience of a lifetime!

This area boasts everything from beginner to expert ski runs. Our hotel, located right in the heart of Chamonix within minutes of some of the world’s greatest terrain, boasts its own ski school, guides, and pro shop. The full price includes not only air, lodging, and great amenities, but, also breakfast and dinner in one of the hotel’s four restaurants.

So, you want more adventure? Consider dog sledding, fat tire bicycling, paragliding, Nordic skiing, paragliding, and more. So much awaits the adrenaline junkies amongst us.

How about culture? Many museums and art galleries await your curiosity. History buffs will enjoy touring old churches and homes. Our tour operator will be offering day trips to Annecy, France; Montreaux and Lake Geneva, Switzerland; and Aosta, Italy. You may arrange your own transportation – buses and trains abound! – around town and throughout the area.

Après ski is a way of life in winter in the Alps. Chamonix is well known as THE place to play after hours. Our hotel offers nightly shows, there’s a casino right in town, and the village’s discos and bars offer lively fun times each evening.

Finally, in addition to the world’s best peaks and glaciers, Chamonix offers the world’s best shopping! The village is stocked with high end jewelry, clothing, and designer boutiques. And, for serious adventurers like us, we can shop to our heart’s content at some of the world’s greatest outdoor adventure stores. This is the place to find the best ski equipment and clothing.


After a week in the mountains, how about a week in the Mediterranean? Holidaze is offering a six day post-trip to Sicily. 

Contact me at [email protected] or 210-846-3180 to find out more about the Alpine adventure and Sicily post-trip. I hope you can join us on this adventure of a lifetime!

February’s General Meeting is Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020

We meet at the Longhorn Cafe, 17625 Blanco Rd., in the Party Room.  The meeting starts at 7:00 PM, but come early to order food and visit!  There’s always an interesting program, so come on over!  Hear stories about the Alps (Chamonix) Trip, from those who just got back, and learn about a new Iceland opportunity!

March Happy Hour: Thursday, March 5, 2020

Luce’ Ristorante & Enoteca welcomes us at 5:00 for their popular Happy Hour.  It’s located at 11255 Huebner Rd. Come and bring along a friend or two who might enjoy our club!  Please RSVP to Alice: [email protected] so we can let the restaurant know how many are coming.

Say CHEESE Photo Contest!

Say CHEESE!

Get those cameras/phones out and show us how creative* your picture taking skills are, on your next upcoming Club St. Bernard adventure(s). Let’s share** some of those “Kodak” moments with other club members as well as those thinking of joining our club, via Facebook.

Here’s a little motivational tug:  A cash prize of $100 will be awarded for most outstanding photo.  There are no specific rules, except that it must be attention-grabbing! 

Submit your photos to “Puplicity” Director, Amy Kuharich at [email protected] by April 15.  The Board members will decide on best picture and make the announcement at our general meeting on May 20, 2020.  Thanks in advance for participating!

*Creative (dictionary.cambridge.org )  adjective: producing or using original and unusual ideas

** By submitting your photos, you are giving permission for Club St. Bernard to use any or all of them in    marketing both to club members and the public, via social media, newsletter, and/or website.