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 21 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 $30 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!

To purchase your Gems Card, or for additional details, visit


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.