Deals for Beginners

Planning ahead is essential to securing the best possible lift ticket and rental prices. Many Colorado ski resorts offer steep discounts when lift tickets are purchased in advance. As soon as you have your day(s) picked out, buy your lift tickets right away. Below we’ve listed some great places to find savings. For more exclusive deals from Ski Country resorts, click here.


Colorado Ski Country has some of the best money saving offerings for individuals and families interested in trying Colorado's signature winter sport. If you have a child in 5th or 6th grade, they are eligible for our Passport Program, which offers free skiing to 5th graders and unmatched discounts on skiing for 6th graders at 22 Colorado ski resorts.


The Gems Card is the perfect complement to your child’s Passport, and it can pay for itself with just one use. For only $25 the Colorado Gems Card provides either two 2-for-1 adult lift tickets, or two 30% off single-day lift ticket offers at each of ten family friendly Gems resorts. Use your Gems Card for either two BOGOs, two discounts, or one of each at all eight resorts. The choice is up to you!

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Arapahoe Basin 4 Pack
Arapahoe Basin offers a fully transferable four pack. The A-Basin 4 Pack is only available for a limited time. You receive four lift tickets good for anyone, any day on the hill during the season. That means ANYONE can ski for under $50 per day with this product. And since the passes are fully transferable, you can split the passes between friends and all go together.

Loveland’s Unrestricted 4-Pak
If you are looking to get the most powder for your dollar, look no further than Loveland’s Unrestricted 4-Pak! Loveland 4-Paks are unique because these are actual lift tickets that can be used by anyone on any day of the season. Use the tickets yourself on four different days or share with friends and family all on the same day. They are your tickets and it’s your call. No restrictions and no blackouts. Lift lines and hassles not included. 4-Paks are available at  4-Paks are offered every season from late August through mid-November.

Copper Mountain Four Pack
The Copper Four Pack gives you four unrestricted days of skiing or riding at Copper Mountain.  The Copper Four Pack allows 4 (four) unrestricted, non-transferable days of skiing/riding at Copper with no blackout dates.

Winter Park Four Pass Untethered
For the skier/rider who can’t commit to a season long pass, explore Winter Park Resort’s Seven Territories with their 4 day pack product. Passes are for individual use and strictly non-transferable.

Steamboat's 3 Day Never-Ever Special
This premier ski package is for first time skiers. Everything is included for three full days of instruction, including gear rental and lift tickets. We guarantee you will ski or ride on our green run Preview or your lessons are free until you do.

Sunlight Learn to Shine 3-Pack
Sunlight’s “Learn to Shine" program is one of the best deals in the nation. Your package includes three days of lessons, equipment rental and lift tickets. Plus, you a get a free 5-Day ski pass once you’ve completed the lessons.


    Christy Sports Season Rentals
    Planning on spending multiple days on the slopes but not quite ready to purchase your own equipment? Season long rentals from Christy Sports are a great alternative.

    Christy Sports Powder Daze
    Christy Sports annual Powder Daze event is a great time to pick up discounts on ski equipment.

    Loveland Day Tripper Package
    Everything you need for a great day on the slopes at the right price. The Day Tripper package includes a full day lift ticket, ski or snowboard rental, and all your clothing: jacket, pants, gloves, and goggles.You can get the Day Tripper Package at the Basin (Main Mountain) & Valley (Ski School Beginner Area) Sport Shops. For more info, call 303-571-5580 x 117. The Loveland Sport Shops have a limited number of Day Tripper Packages and are available on a first-come first-serve basis, no reservations.

    Monarch Rental and Lift Ticket Package
    For just $87 you get all the ski or snowboard equipment you need and a full day lift ticket. All lift ticket and rental packages must be booked online at least 48 hours in advance. Ski rental includes skis, boots, and poles. Snowboard rental includes snowboard and boots.