Colorado Ski Resorts Announce Early Season Deals

Guests Can Easily Save on Lessons, Lodging

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 11/26/2014, 7:38 a.m.
Denver, Colo. – November 25, 2014 – As eight Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts open for skiing and snowboarding ...
Enjoying the slopes at Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain Resort

Denver, Colo. – November 25, 2014 – As eight Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts open for skiing and snowboarding this week, the 2014-15 ski season is well underway in Colorado. With every resort opening comes a bevy of bargains and deals for savvy skiers and riders who know where to find them.

A Colorado Ski Country USA ski vacation carries inherent value along with excellent snow, terrain variety, family friendliness, and top notch guest service. With creative vacation packages and new offers from many ski areas, the enduring value of a Colorado ski vacation can be within reach, no matter the budget.

Tourists and locals alike are drawn to CSCUSA resorts by down-to-earth offers on passes, programs, and packages. Budget-friendly promotions ranging from discounted lessons, lift tickets and equipment rentals to early-bird discounts on lodging and season passes, are widely available in Colorado Ski Country.

As the season progresses resorts continually announce new deals, but below is a snapshot of some of the deals at CSCUSA member resorts that guests can take advantage of right now.

Arapahoe Basin

Kids Ski Free

Kids up to and including age 14 can ski or snowboard for free at Arapahoe Basin all day, any day from November 30 through December 19, 2014. There is no adult purchase required, nor a minimum stay requirement, and there is no limit to the amount of times children can ski or snowboard for free during this time period. Guests simply stop by the A-Basin ticket window with their kid to pick up their free lift ticket.

Discounted Lessons for Children and Adults

From November 30 through December 19, 2014, A-Basin will be offering $10 off all class ski and snowboard lessons. Their experienced and dedicated instructors can transform skiers and snowboarders while exploring the terrain that has made A-Basin legendary. The A-Basin Snowsports School will elevate guests’ experience on the mountain with helpful tips provided in a supportive atmosphere for all ages and ability levels.

One Run Lessons

From 10:00 am until noon on Sundays during A-Basin’s Kids Ski Free period, guests of any age and ability are matched with an instructor for one run from the Black Mountain Express lift to the base area. The purpose of this lesson is to suggest minor changes or improvements to the guest’s technique and to introduce guests to A-Basin’s snowsports instructors. For more information on Arapahoe Basin’s early season deals and promotions, visit

Aspen Snowmass

Early Escape: Buy a Minimum of Two Days and Receive 50% Off

Guests at Aspen Snowmass who purchase a minimum of two days will receive 50% off lift tickets, equipment rentals and lodging and can enjoy up to 50% off select Ski & Snowboard School lessons. Equipment rentals include ski and snowboard packages and individual items. Valid November 27 – December 19, 2014, package must be booked through Stay Aspen Snowmass seven days in advance of arrival. For more information, visit

Crested Butte

Ski Free on Opening Day

With 52 inches of snowfall to date, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is anticipating a memorable opening day on November 26, where everyone skis and rides for free. No strings attached, guests simply go to the main ticket office in the Adventure Center to pick up their ticket.