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Over £3500 raised for GB skiing.

Fri January 20, 2023

** UPDATED 20 Jan 2023 **

To celebrate Bear Lodge being voted Best New Ski hotel in the World Ski Awards™ we auctioned two 7-night stays at the Lodge, with all funds raised going into the Winter Sports Foundation to support our sponsored GB skier, Max Laughland. There was no reserve, the 7-night stays would go to the two highest bidders !

We'd like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who placed a bid. Your support and generosity has raised £3,513 for Max Laughland and we're looking forward to welcoming the bid winners to Bear Lodge later this season.

To support GB Skiing

This auction was run exclusively to help raise funds for our sponsored young GB skier, all monies raised went into Max’s Skier’s Trust Fund. If you didn’t see it, we introduced Max Laughland, an up-and-coming GB skier, in a recent blog post.

Money raised will help towards to the considerable training, transport and accommodation costs as Max races at events across Europe with the goal of qualifying for the 2023 World Junior Championships.

Fancy a week at Bear Lodge?

Bear Lodge is the heart and soul of our piste-side resort in the centre of Arc 1950. Just 30 bedrooms right on the edge of the piste and opposite the chairlifts.

There is a spacious lounge, bar and dining room plus pool complex with sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi, massage suites, exercise room, cinema, kids playroom and ski room with lockers and boot warmers.

Just a short walk across the piste is the completely charming and rather magical traffic free village of Arc 1950 with its charismatic shops, cafés, bars and restaurants.

What did they bid for?

  • 7-night stay in Bear Lodge for 2 people (week commencing 8 Jan or 5 Feb) 
  • Choice of complimentary coach transfer from/to Geneva 
  • Daily breakfast, afternoon tea and 3 course evening meal followed by cheese & coffee 
  • Wine included with dinner 
  • Canapés on first and last evenings 

 The value of the stay is £2400-£3300, depending on when you chose to travel but there is no reserve and the 7-night stay will be sold to the highest bidders.

The following items are not included in the bid price but can be pre-booked at a supplement: Lift passes; Ski equipment hire; Ski lessons; Childcare; Private taxi transfers.

Flights and insurance are not included.

Bids now closed

Bids are now closed, the winners have been announced and a whopping £3,513 was raised for Max's ski fund. Thank you once again for your support and generosity.

If you want to experience the No. 1 new ski hotel in the world, we do still have rooms available for March and April dates, and we're already taking bookings for next winter! 

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Please contact Louise, Jess, Maxine or Millie if you have any questions.

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