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Resort: Arosa
Country: Switzerland
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Author: Roger C

Date: 16-18th Jan 2009
Our holiday: 5 of us on our annual "Dads go skiing weekend"
Website : http://www.arosa.ch/en/welcome.cfm
Basics : we flew to Zurich then hired a car which was very good value between the 5 of us, interesting drive up as circa 250 bends in last 18kms!
Lift system : good mix of gondolas and fast chairs, many with covers, looked like the resort had invested heavily on lifts in recent years
The terrain : ideal intermediate cruising but mileage hungry could get bored after 2 or 3 days
The snow : it hadn't snowed for about 2 weeks but cold weather and good grooming meant the pistes were still in very good condition
Off-piste : in fresh snow would be great i'm sure
The resort : a nice town, situated by a frozen lake at the end of a valley so no through traffic, there was horse racing on ice the weekend we visited!
Food : has a very nice lunch at somewhere called Alpenpick (or similar), left hand end of piste map, but sevice was very slow
Accommodation : Chalet Runca www.snowypockets.com run by english couple Helen and Mike, great place, higher quality than we are used to, i would highly recommend it
Costs: prices on piste and in town seemed about 30% less than la plagne a few weeks before
Conclusion: cracking place for a short break if you dont mind the drive from zurich, if going for a week i would recommend the train as transport not needed once in resort as bus service regular and very reliable

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