Verbier to Deer Valley – Slope Style

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Finger Paint

 

Is it a ski resort or a party town? All about an extreme lifestyle that has access to 4 valleys nestled in the Swiss Alps. This French-speaking ski resort transports you to new heights. One of the top five ski resorts in the world known for it’s off piste skiing. Uber chic for jetsetters or mingle amongst Prince Harry, Jude Law & Leonardo DiCaprio.

Switzerland too far? Head to upscale Deer Valley, the number one ski resort in North America for the ultimate in luxury and service. Slip into a pair of Atomic skis and carve the groomed slopes of Deer Valley. Then eat the renowned turkey chili & freshly baked double chocolate chip cookies at Silver Lake Lodge. Think you can ski after that?

Getting There
Fly your private plane into Sion Airport in Switzerland, then transfer by Private Fly Helicopters to Verbier. Or use http://www.flightcourtier.com.au/, offering 30-50% off first and business class fares. In Deer Valley land your private jet at Heber Airport.

Where To Stay in Verbier

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Paint the Town Red

 

W Hotel – Features four chalet-style buildings interconnected by glass atriums offering a sexy spa, indoor/outdoor pool, nightclub & Michelin starred dining. Offering full access “ski concierge service.” They even remove your ski boots! Perfect for singles to play!
The Lodge – Owned by Sir Richard Branson, this luxury nine-bedroom chalet comes w/ your own chef, own spa, your own menus & a 24- hour driver. Can be rented in its entirety. Party anyone? Perfect for romantic evenings. You will want a great date!
Cordee des Alpes – A boutique hotel in the heart of Verbier with Alpine architecture. You can easily get home from the bars and not get lost. Bonus!
Chalet Trois Couronnes – Gaze down on Verbier from your chalet in the sky. Eight luxury rooms, private spa, art gallery, private cinema & glass enclosed wine cellar. Fully staffed w/a cook, chauffer & concierge. For families & very close friends!

Where To Dine
Nomad Sushi Lounge – newly re-opened in the Hotel Nevai. This hip restaurant offers sushi w/ South American influences and creative cocktails. Great access to Farm Club next door for late night clubbing. The perfect change from eating meat and cheese.
Table d’Adrien – located in the luxurious La Chalet d’Adrien, a Relais & Chateau property, this Michelin star Restaurant is the perfect romantic rendezvous!
La Vache – Former lift station, now a hip brasserie w/ fur interior, antiques and massive fireplace. Outside deck w/ panoramic view – perfect for lounging and cocktails! Careful not to drink and ski!
Chez Dany – Ski in /out, traditional Swiss food with outdoor terraces. 30 minutes sporting walk up through the woods for the non-skiers.

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Over The Edge

 

Nightlife
Fer-A Cheval
–The local après ski bar. Click off your skis and nestle into the daily packed casual bar. Lively! Everyone knows everyone. Be careful.
The Farm Club – The place to be seen. Stay awake it starts at midnight. Mingle w/ celebrities. Champagne is flowing tableside, dance amidst the colorful fog filled floor.
Kings Bar – Cozy & sophisticated, a 60s vibe. Red velvet walls back skilled mixologist.
Etoile Rouge –The newest and first supper & dance club to open in Verbier.

Shopping
Depeche Mode
– carries sophisticated unusual ski attire. Things you will never find.
Noi – More unusual and unique ski brands. Like a short yellow puffy quilted ski skirt.
Verbier Place Blanche W Hotel– everything to get yourself on/off the slopes in Style
Mountain Air – Technical ski fashion – Zipper location, thermal linings & tech access
Montcler – Small & chic. They never miss for the best in ski style. Sexy fur jackets.
Chalet Raphael – From high performance on the slopes to high performance treatments for the entire face & body, it is a perfect après ski stopover.

What to Do in Verbier & Deer Valley

Ski, Drink, Repeat! Seeking that adrenaline rush? How about heli-skiing, paragliding, ice go-karting & husky dogsledding (you can steer the sled, just don’t lose the dogs) or snow shoe to access restaurants you could never reach. March 28 World Championship Skiing & Snowboarding Event.

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Up in the Air

 

What to Pack for Verbier & Deer Valley
***Fleece-designed layers.
***Beaver hood down jacket to stand out on the slopes and not get hit.
***Black Spandex ski pants – day to night into late night.
***White furry Technica après ski boots for the plane and sloshing around town
***Falke tight thermal compression skirts black & white for insulation & style
***Accessorize with stretchy black/ jeweled belts as accent pieces
***Oversized brightly colored cashmere scarf & thick puffy gloves for nighttime
***Mink earmuffs or fox fur thick headband
***Kjus, Bogner, Nils, Neve, Frauenschuh, Spyder, or Descente Ski Pants/ Ski Jacket
*** Ski mask, low light high tech goggles, sunglasses, neck gator, Falke ski socks
***Straight leg jeans, black opaque tights, pleated or quilted ski skirt & turtlenecks
***Fur or faux fur coat to wear over everything – for the plane and off the slopes
***The ultimate in travel send your luggage ahead with Luggage Forward. Ship your luggage & Skis.

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What To Wear in Verbier & Deer Valley
Ski Attire – just like sportswear travels from day to night. Multi purpose pieces can be worn on and off the slopes. Ski in style & dine out in chic fashion. Packing is easier; ski attire rolls on and off the slopes, leaving more room to buy that new couture fur.

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Where to Stay in Deer Valley
St Regis
– “The best ski address in the country.” This Deer Valley classic offers a J&G Grill (Jean-Georges), ski in /out access and private ski beach.“A resort beyond expectations.” The St. Regis Hotel does everything but ski for you. Married/Single
Montage – overlooking the town of Deer Valley, ranked the #1 North American ski resort by SKI Magazine for the last 5 years. Offering ultra large rooms, a fabulous spa. When you get tired of skiing go bowling at Daly’s Pub. Married/Single
Stein Eriksen. As good as it gets! It is the only Forbes 5 star, AAA Five Diamond Hotel in Utah. Indulge in their 23,000 sq. ft. spa. Nestled in the phenomenal mountains of Deer Valley. Breakfast buffet is so good it’s hard to get yourself outside. Married/Single

Where to Dine

J & D Grill – Located in the St Regis Hotel. If you have 24 of your favorite friends sit at the long elegant table and indulge in the freshest fish around. Ultra sophisticated.
Prime Steak House & Piano Bar – What’s better than steak and Molten chocolate cake and a pianist playing. After a hard day of skiing, this is the way to end the day.
Distillery – Slide into this 1914 cool saloon and restaurant. Drink with the guys. Stay warm, saunter up to the bar for whiskey, bourbon and the Best of the Wild West.
Fireside – What a way to go! Climb into your horse drawn carriage to Fireside. Comprising five stone fireplaces each cooking a different course. The lodge transforms into a multi station dinner buffet feast at night. The flavored fondue found at the dessert fireplace is decadent. Desserts galore. Carmel, Chocolate, home baked cookies, puddings.
Brass Tag – In the Lodges at Deer Valley – Newly opened, immediate hot spot. Brick oven cuisine, it is perfect for that après ski cocktail. The ultimate in comfort food!

Nightlife
No Name Saloon
– Great outdoor rooftop for summer, a fun mountain bar & lively!
St Regis Bar & Lounge – Known for best bloody Mary. Cool fire pit with great views.

Shopping
Cole Sport
– In Park City huge selection of high-end designer ski attire. You can rent all your ski equipment at the same time as you get the hottest fashion in town.
Bahnhof – Located on Main Street in Park City – they can outfit the whole family in style and you can rent all your high-end equipment.
Robin’s Jean – Park City – brand new hip embossed high style jeans for a hot ski look
Bjorn Stova – Located in the Stein Ericksen Lodge. Ski fashion boutique that carries luxury designers with great proximity & easy access while waiting for your dinner.

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