Winter-like conditions and abundant snowfall in the forecast will extend Aspen Highlands bonus weekend to now include Friday, April 29. Aspen Highlands will be open Friday, April 29-Sunday, May 1 for one last extended weekend with a large portion of the mountains terrain, including Highland Bowl accessed by Exhibition, Loge Peak and Deep Temerity lifts. Hours of operation will run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The additional Friday will increase the Aspen Snowmass 2015/16 ski and ride season to a total of 161 days.
Merry-Go-Round restaurant, located mid-mountain on Aspen Highlands, will be open with limited food and beverage options and parking at the base of the mountain will be free for all three bonus days. Walk-up ski school lessons will be unavailable Friday and the Aspen Highlands shuttle will only run Saturday and Sunday.
All Aspen Snowmass season passes are valid for the Aspen Highlands bonus weekend as they are during the regular season. Lift tickets are $69 a day for adults and $45 for children, teens and seniors. Pass extension days for Flex, Adult Classic and Adult Mountain Collective passholders will be $32 and $23 for Child, Youth, College Classic passholders as well as Child, Teen, Senior Mountain Collective passholders. Passholders from other resorts can present their pass for a $39 rate.
Available April-June, the Limelight Hotel will continue to offer Colorado locals a special lodging rate starting at only $145/night for Standard and Deluxe room types (based on availability), which includes the popular Limelight breakfast spread, free local shuttles, complimentary use of fat bikes, Wi-Fi and more. All other room types are 20 percent off. A valid Colorado ID is required upon check-in. To book now visit www.limelighthotel.com/aspen/offers/co-locals-rate.
Summer operations at Aspen Snowmass will kick-off Memorial Day Weekend May 28-30.
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