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ACIDE Ski weekend in “Les Diablerets”

March 16, 2013 - March 17, 2013

ACIDE Ski weekend in “Les Diablerets”

You are invited to view George Popescu’s photo album: ACIDE Ski Weekend Les Diablerets


 ACIDE Ski Weekend Les Diablerets 2013  

ACIDE Ski Weekend Les Diablerets
Mar 18, 2013
by George Popescu

“C’était vraiment un weekend extra sympa. Des relations très aimalbes entre les participants, beaucoup a apprendre (concernant la ski et snowboard) et une atmosphère extraordinaire = les ingrédients du succès”

  • Czuee Morey: “It was a great weekend with fun people! Enjoyed it totally 🙂 Hope we can all get together for drinks sometime. Cheers!”
  • Aamani Rupakula: “And hey thnx for organising the acide ski weekend. It was hell fun and perfectly organised.”
  • Guarav Muhanty: “I hope to join you some other time for skiing. And thanks a lot for organizing this event for all of us. You have been doing a great job!!”
  • Jaap Kroes: “Nice skiing/boarding this weekend with you!”
  • Antti Koskela: “Yes thanks to all, was indeed good fun! Its a bit hard to work now, mind goes easily to pists and off pist :)”

With the collaboration of the sports center, the ACIDE PhD board is organizing a ski and snowboard weekend in “Les Diablerets”, which is reserved for PhD students, post-doc and researchers at EPFL, who have access to campus sport facilities for the winter season, the summer season or for the academic year 2012-2013.


  • 16th and 17th of March 2013

Registration fees?

  • The weekend costs 170 CHF for ACIDE members and CHF 190 CHF for non-members (with the CFF half price card).

What is included?

* Stay in the EPFL and UNIL’s “chalet” in “Les Diablerets” (1 night + 1 dinner and breakfast),
* Skipass for Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of March,
* Ski/snowboarding course for all levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced, expert),
* Train ticket (Lausanne Diablerets, round trip)

What’s not included?

* Lunch on Saturday and Sunday,
* Rental costs of ski/snowboard equipment if you don’t have them.

How to register?

  • Please register in ACIDE’s office (CM0 143) between 9.00 and 12.00, daily, starting from today until the22nd of February 2013.
  • Please bring your sport center card. Cash payment only. Limited number of 33 places! Register as soon as possible.

How can I get a sport center card?

  • Register at the reception desk of the sports center (see the links below).

How to get to “Les Diablerets”?

  • By train with a group ticket.
  • Saturday 16th. Departure: 7:46 (Lausanne Central Station). Arrival “Les Diablerets”, 09:08
  • Sunday 17th. Departure: 17:06 (Les Diablerets). Arrival: Lausanne, 18:40.

What should I take with me?

* Ski or snowboard equipment,
* Ski/snowboard suit and ski gloves, hat/cap. sunglasses,
* Sunscreen, lips protection,
* Some snacks and water for the first day on the slopes (optional)
CFF half price or general passcard
* Valid Sport Center card

I have no ski / snowboard equipment… I have never tried a winter sport?

  • Never mind, this weekend is also organized to introduce people to the winter sports. The equipment can be rented over there, but you have to pay the rental fees.

Do I need an accident insurance?

  • Yes (employees of the EPFL, such as “assistants-doctorants” or postdocs are automatically insured).

For more details see the links below:

Sports Center Card
Sports Center Reception Desk
“Les Diablerets”


March 16, 2013
March 17, 2013