While it may be increasingly sunny and warm outside, let’s not forget that there’s lots of skiing still to be had in Colorado Ski Country. In fact, March is historically the snowiest month in Colorado and April is the second-snowiest. As if the warm sun, blue sky, and soft snow isn’t enticing enough, lift ticket and lodging deals abound as well. Colorado Ski Country USA members are currently offering great deals spring skiers and snowboarders.
In addition, several resorts are already selling their 2015-16 season passes, and skiers and snowboarders who put their deposits down today can lock in the best prices. There are several new multi-resort season pass products available as well. A summary of available 2015/16 season pass products is below.
Aspen-Snowmass offers discounted late-season lift ticket packages to Aspen Snowmass at https://store.aspensnowmass.com. Guests planning on visiting Crested Butte in late March or early April will receive their third night’s lodging and third day’s lift ticket free when they purchase two nights of lodging and two days of lift tickets from March 19 – April 5, 2015. Guests at Eldora can save $10 on adult tickets when purchased in advance. Loveland offers one of the greatest deals: guests who sign up for three ski or snowboard full lesson packages – which include lesson, all day lift ticket and equipment rental – will receive a season pass once they complete their third lesson (additional charges apply for novice & low intermediate adults). Steamboat offers spring ski and stay packages, including the Springalicious Pass that offers three days of skiing and riding for $109 from April 5-12.
2015/16 Season Passes
Copper Mountain, Powderhorn, Steamboat, and Winter Park all have their 2015/16 products on sale and now is the time to lock in the absolutely lowest price for next season. Some of the resorts offer down payment plans that allow skiers and snowboarders to pay a deposit now and pay the balance in the fall.
Also, consider some of the multi-resort products that are now available in the market.
The M.A.X. Pass
The new M.A.X. Pass stands for Multi-Alpine Experience and opens up 5 days of skiing at 22 resorts spread from coast to coast in North America. The Colorado Ski Country members that are part of this pass are Copper Mountain, Steamboat, and Winter Park. Season pass holders to those resorts also have the ability to add the M.A.X. Pass to the purchase of their season pass for as little as $249.
The Mountain Collective
Skiers looking to travel North America and enjoy some of the most iconic resorts in the world should consider purchasing the Mountain Collective. The pass allows for two days at each of eight incredible destinations (including Aspen/Snowmass) plus 50% off all additional days at those properties.
The Purgatory Power Pass
In addition to unlimited skiing and riding at Purgatory, Power Pass holders ski free at all Southwest Collective resorts, including Arizona Snowbowl and two venerable New Mexico ski areas: Sipapu Ski Resort and Pajarito Ski Area. Skiers and snowboarders who purchase the 2015/16 Power Pass before April 30 will enjoy significant discounts. The Power Pass sale begins Monday, March 23.
The Rocky Mountain Super Pass
Rocky Mountain Super Pass+ is a great option for those who want to get the most out of their season. Pass holders receive unlimited access to powerhouse resorts Copper Mountain, Winter Park, and Eldora Mountain. Additionally, pass holders get six days at Steamboat, three days at Crested Butte, and seven days at Mt. Ruapehu in New Zealand, plus a host of other benefits and details that you can find on their website. The Rocky Mountain Super Pass is also available offers unlimited days at Copper Mountain and Winter Park with the seven days at Mt. Ruapehu in New Zealand.