Inital interest is guaged in the summer, and the timing and cost estimated. In recent years this has primarily been old farts (as skiing is really expensive), so has taken place in term time. This has also been due to a recent change in term times .
Trips recently have been:
2007: Les Arc (2000)
2008: 3 valleys, near Les Menuires
2009: Les Arc (2000)
2010: 3 valleys, Near Alpe Duez
2011: Oz en Osians (Alpe D'Huez)