Outdoor Recreation — November 9, 2018


Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 816, 485-7182 or 06783-6-7182. Thu. to Mon. 10. a.m. to 6 p.m., Tue. & Wed. closed. https://baumholder.armymwr.com

Ischgl Ski and Snowboarding Express with Top of the Mountain Concert
Nov. 24 to 25
In addition to skiing, snowboarding, winter walking, and sledding, Ischgl hosts many major events, including the Top of the Mountain Season Opening Concert. Rock your way into winter by shredding the slopes by day, and partying at the base of the ski lift where your lift ticket is your concert ticket. This year’s headliner is Jason Derulo, and when he hits the stage you know the atmosphere in Ischgl will be electrifying and that the winter season has truly begun. Spaces on this popular event are extremely limited. Cost $99 per person

St. Anton Snowboard & Ski Express
Dec. 1
Every Saturday, the Ski Express bus will be rolling to some of the most well known ski areas in Europe. When you go skiing or snowboarding with Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, you will wake up to find yourself at world class resorts like Ischgl, Grindelwald, Laax-Flims, and Garmisch. Cost $89 per person


Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation, Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2905, 493-4117 or 0631-3406-4117. Mon. to Fri. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed on federal holidays. https://kaiserslautern.armymwr.com

Swiss Christmas Market Shopping Spree
Dec. 1 to 2
You will visit 4 highly rated Christmas Markets. You will stop in Colmar, France to enjoy five connected Christmas Markets then you will continue on to Montreux, Switzerland to spend your afternoon in the Christmas Market on the shores of Lake Geneva. After breakfast on Sunday you will be whisked away to the Basel and Bern Christmas Markets. Basel is one of the largest and most beautiful Christmas Markets in Switzerland. Cost: Starting at $229 per person

Christmas Shopping in London
Dec. 13 to 16
Oxford Street, Europe’s busiest shopping street is home to over 300 stores,  including the flagships of Debenham’s, Grace Brothers, House of Fraser and Marks & Spencer. If that isn’t enough Christmas shopping for you, the shopping continues on nearby Regent street, already famous for it’s annual Christmas lights and even spills onto Bond Street. Cost: Starting at $479 per person

Christmas In Rome
Dec. 21 to 26
One of the greatest places in the world to celebrate Christmas in is Rome! Exploring the Eternal City during the holiday will make this your most memorable Christmas ever. Cost: Starting at $599 per person


Ramstein Outdoor Recreation, KMC Center, Bldg. 3336, 480-5705 or 06371-47-5705. Mon. to Fri. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat., Sun., holidays and training days 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. https://www.86fss.com/sports-and-recreation/outdoor-recreation

Mountain Biking: Foundations
Nov. 18
This course will cover all the skills essential for you to inter the world of mountain biking. An ODR trip leader will guide you through a section of one of Germany’s largest forests emphasizing key techniques that differentiate true mountain biking from the Huffy you grew up on in the cul-de-sac. This course is designed for those with previous biking experience eager to explore the world of forest roads and single-track trails. All riding demands fitness and endurance. Cost: $29, Ages: 18+

Climbing Movement Foundations
Nov. 27
Lions and Tigers and Bears, oh my! Laybacks, and tendons, and flares, oh my. Climbing movement fundamentals can be intimidating to master and they take brains to learn effectively. Luckily, our instructors have the courage to help you in a two-hour skills-specific clinic format. Participants will learn methods to climb more efficiently, develop a warm up routine to help prevent injury, and learn to set goals that don’t require any Wizardry to attain! All abilities and experience levels encouraged. There is always more to learn. Cost: $21, Ages: 12+ with parent