Honoring Military Service with Discounts and Events in Colorado Ski Country

Submitted by CSCUSA Staff on Tue, 10/10/2017 - 09:00
Photo courtesy of Dustin Schaefer at Loveland Ski Area. Photo courtesy of Dustin Schaefer at Loveland Ski Area.

At Colorado Ski Countrys 23-member resorts, we believe in honoring the service of our military veterans. Across the state, military skiers and snowboarders will find special appreciation events, adaptive skiing programs, free and discounted season passes, lift tickets, rentals, lessons and lodging deals.

Ski Resort Discounts for Military Veterans

Rocky Mountain Super Pass Plus Unlimited Access: Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain, Eldora Mountain Resort; 6 Days: Steamboat, 3 Days: Crested Butte. Military adults receive up to $140 off the RMSP+, and military children receive an additional $30 off the discounted child pass.*

Route 40 Pass Unlimited access: Winter Park Resort, 4 days: Steamboat. Military adults receive up to $170 off the Route 40 Pass, and military children receive an additional $80 off the discounted child pass.*

*The RMSP+ and Route 40 Pass are also available at Patriot Pass discounts for those who are active military or served for 20 years and have retired and their dependents.

Arapahoe Basin -Active military and military dependents with valid ID receive up to $200 off Arapahoe Basin season passes, plus special discounts on daily lift ticket discounts and 20% off group class lessons Monday-Friday. These are available for purchase at the Arapahoe Basin Ski Area or at ski shows.

Cooper Season Pass Unlimited access to Cooper, plus three days of free skiing at dozens of partner resorts. Military adults get up to $200 off a Cooper season pass, and military children get up to $60 off the price of the discounted child season pass.

Copper Mountain Season Pass Unlimited access to Copper Mountain, plus discounts on lodging and resort offerings. All Active Duty, Military Retiree, National Guard, Reserve Forces, and their Spouse/Dependents with a current valid ID card are eligible for a $130 discount for adults and a $70 discount for children. Military ticket rates available at the ticket window for $89/adult and $69/child with identification.

Crested Butte Season Pass Unlimited access to Crested Butte, plus discounted buddy tickets and free days at partner resorts. Active military personnel receive up to $530 off the Peak Pass Plus and up to $460 off the Peak Pass. Military discount on lift tickets includes $67/adult and $35/child for active military, retired military, their legal dependents, disabled veterans and Department of Defense employees.

Echo Mountain Season Pass Unlimited access to Echo Mountain. Active Duty Military receive a $50 discount on the season pass.

Eldora Season Pass Limited access to Eldora with black-out dates. Active Duty Military Personnel receive 20% off current adult pass price.

Hesperus - Hesperus honors active military personnel with free lift tickets. Present your active duty military ID card, and ask for the Military Ski Free deal at the ticket window. Blackout dates apply, and this does not include lessons or rental equipment.

Loveland Season Pass Loveland offers the Stars and Stripes Pass, a deeply discounted season pass offered to active and retired military personnel only. The Stars & Stripes Pass is only available on select bases and is not available at Loveland Ski Area or any Loveland pass sales events.

Monarch Mountain Season Pass Unlimited skiing at Monarch, plus free or discounted days at partner resorts and discounts on buddy tickets, rentals and dining. Military members with ID receive up to $280 off the season pass.

Powderhorn - $10 Off Ticket Window Price with Active Duty Military Card.

Purgatory - Purgatory recognizes the service of active and retired military and their families. Save 15% on ski and snowboard rentals. Lodging and lift tickets are discounted 15%, too. Military ID required.

Steamboat Military discount includes 20% discount per day off lift tickets and 20% off Ski & Snowboard School and rentals.

Sunlight Adaptive or Disabled Military with ID receive a full day lift ticket for $40.

Telluride For credentialed military personnel & their household family, Telluride offers a Military card for $75 that includes the first day of lift tickets, plus 30% off additional days.

Winter Park Season Pass Unlimited access to Winter Park Resort, plus 3 days at Mt. Hood Meadows. Active and retired military and their dependents receive a discount on the Winter Park Season Pass, including a $150 discount for adults and a $70 discount for children. Active duty and retired military personnel and immediate family receive up to 44% off single and multi-day lift tickets.

Wolf Creek - Active Duty Military and their spouses and children can receive $48/adult or $26/child lift tickets.


Events and Programs Honoring Military Service

Aspen Snowmass In honor of the service veterans have provided to our country, Aspen Snowmass offers a variety of military discounts, including discounted lift tickets and special Veterans Day hotel room rates, for all retired veterans, active duty and honorably discharged military personnel. Aspen Snowmass Military Ski Week includes three days of skiing and lodging for as little as $279 per person. Aspen Snowmass also hosts the annual National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic and the Challenge Aspen Military Opportunities (CAMO) to provide opportunities for veterans to reconnect with outdoor recreation activities through professional adaptive instruction.

Cooper In honor of their 10th Mountain Division history, Cooper hosts the annual 10th Mountain Day Ski Down, a tribute to military veterans and local history.

Crested Butte Every January, Crested Butte Mountain Resort hosts Military Appreciation Month with discounted lift tickets, lessons, lodging and rentals valid for all active military, retired military, their legal dependents, disabled veterans and Department of Defense employees. Crested Butte also partners with the Adaptive Sports Center for adaptive skiing opportunities for wounded soldiers and veterans, including Operation Rise and Conquer.

Loveland In honor of military veterans, Loveland Ski Area hosts the annual Eagles Over Loveland event, partnering with Team Red, White & Blue Veterans for a breathtaking display of patriotism.

Winter Park Resort In addition to offering discounted season passes for military veterans, Winter Park partners with the Nationals Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) to host an adaptive ski and snowboard program for military veterans, including the No Boundaries program for combat wounded service men and women.

Telluride Partnering with the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program, Telluride offers the Disabled Veterans Winter Adventure Week, an opportunity for free travel, lodging and program expenses to any U.S. Service member who has been disabled as a result of an incident occurring while serving in the U.S. military.


Submitted by Sterling (not verified) on Mon, 11/27/2017 - 08:54


I went to Telluride two years ago and had the most amazing time. I deployed last winter to Iraq so this year I can't wait to return for a New Year's trip with my Brother and his Family. The "Camo Card" price at Telluride has risen just a few dollars to $81 but still offers a 30% discount on lift tickets which really helps. The service and friendly staff of Telluride are outstanding as well.

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