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Aspen Snowmass 2015-16 Season Pass Products Now on Sale

Jeremy Swanson, Aspen Snowmass Jeremy Swanson, Aspen Snowmass

Season passes for the 2015-16 ski season at the fourAspen Snowmassski resorts are now on sale. New this year, Chamber pricing has been extended to spouses of eligible employees and the College Premier Pass price has been reduced by more than $300. The Premier Pass includes more than $1,000 in exclusive benefits including 50 percent off tickets at all Mountain Collective resorts.

Although its only August we can already feel the excitement building for the coming ski season, especially if what theyre saying about the big El Nino on tap this year is true says Mike Kaplan, President and CEO, Aspen Skiing Company. This year we really wanted to make it easier for local families to spend time on the slopes together. In addition to our school passes and kids programs, this season we extended the Chamber pricing to spouses and dropped the college pass price by 30 percent so local families can ski and ride together.

The Premier Pass, providing unlimited skiing/riding on all four mountains with no blackout dates, and more than $1,000 in exclusive benefits, costs just $1,749 in the Super Early Season. The Premier Chamber Pass for area businesses is just $1,259 in the Super Early Season. New this year the Premier College Pass price has been lowered $310 from last season to just $619. The Premier Pass is also available at senior (65-69), teen (13-17), child (7-12) and silver (70+) rates. As always, children six and under ski for free.

The Double Flex Pass and Flex Pass cost $1,409 and $959 respectively in the Super Early Season ($1,109 for the Double Flex Chamber and $819 for the Flex Chamber). The Double Flex offers two days of skiing/riding each week of the winter season and the Flex Pass offers one day each week on all four mountains plus the flexibility to add days anytime for 50 percent off the one-day, in-resort rate. Direct-to-lift access is available for flex days. Double Flex and Flex Passholders also receive discounts on summer lifts. Weeks begin on Monday and end on Sunday and unused days may not be carried over.

Most Added Benefits Ever for Premier Passholders

Exclusive benefits include:

LIFT TICKETS

  • 4 transferable vouchers, each valid for 50% off a 1-day lift ticket
  • 50% off 1-day lift tickets at all Mountain Collective destinations

SKI & SNOWBOARD SCHOOLS

  • 2 transferable vouchers, each valid for 20% off a full-day private lesson
  • $75 off Locals Clinic Pass

FOUR MOUNTAIN SPORTS/D&E

  • 4 transferable vouchers, each valid for 50% off a 1-day ski or snowboard rental

(Blackout dates apply.)

  • 30% off ski and snowboard rentals
  • 20% off ski and snowboard tunes
  • 20% off Aspen Snowmass logo merchandise

DINING

  • 20% off food at on-mountain restaurants (Restrictions apply.)

PARKING

  • $50 off a full season transferable parking pass (Valid for the Aspen Highlands parking garage and Two Creeks at Snowmass)

LODGING

  • 25% off lodging at the Limelight Hotel on a Sunday Thursday stay

SUMMER

  • Unlimited gondola and chairlift sightseeing access
  • Discounted Bike Snowmass pricing
  • 10% off food at Elk Camp and Sundeck
  • 30% off bike rentals from Four Mountain Sports

Offers exclusively for passholder unless noted. Exclusions or blackout dates may apply. Visit aspensnowmass.com/seasonpass for details. All benefits apply to Premier Adult, Chamber, Silver, Senior and Parent Passes only.

All AspenSnowmass season pass products will go on sale Monday, Aug. 10, 2015. Passes will be on sale at the Aspen Mountain Ticket Office (10 a.m. 4 p.m.) and Snowmass Base Village Four Mountain Sports (9 a.m. 5p.m.), online at www.aspensnowmass.com/store, by phone at 970-923-1227 or 877-282-7736. Chamber pass vouchers must be purchased in person at a ticket office and a voucher from the appropriate Chamber of Commerce must be presented at time of purchase as proof of eligibility. There are three deadlines for individual and Chamber member Premier, Double Flex and Flex pass purchases:

  1. Super Early, which offers the best rates on all season passes, for passes purchased through Sep. 11, 2015.
  2. Early, for passes purchased through Nov. 13, 2015.
  3. Regular, for passes purchased after Nov. 13, 2015 (see attached pricing grid).

All season passes are good for early-and late-season openings. Season passes are nontransferable and nonrefundable. Fraudulent use is subject to a fine.

Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen Snowmass Locals Clinics Pass is available for only $195 by Nov. 13 (just $120 for Premier Passholders with no deadline). This pass allows participation in unlimited locals clinics throughout the season. Dates and locations for locals clinics are available at the ticket offices, by calling the Advance Sales & Reservations office at 970-923-1227, or online at www.aspensnowmass.com/localsclinics. NASTAR Season Passes are also available, valid for unlimited runs on NASTAR courses at Snowmass and Aspen Mountain throughout the season, for just $139.

The4 and 7-Day Classic Passes Now Available

4-day and 7-day Classic Passes are back starting at $239.Classic Passholders ski or ride at a highly discounted rate and receive discounts on extension days and summer lift access. The Classic Pass cannot be combined with any other pass. Early purchase pricing for all Classic passes is valid through Oct. 16, 2015.

All 2014-2015 Classic Passholders can renew their Classic Pass online, by phone, or at an Aspen Snowmass ticket office from August 10 November 13, 2015. For those who did not have a Classic Pass in 2014-15, Classic Passes can be purchased in person daily from October 5 through November 13, 2015 at three Roaring Fork Valley locations: Aspen Mountain Ticket Office, Two Creeks Ticket Office in Snowmass and Four Mountain Sports Orchard Plaza in El Jebel. Other Colorado sales dates and locations will be announced at a later date.

Visit www.aspensnowmass.com/classicpass, call the Classic Pass Hotline 800-525-6200 x4475 or ask at any ticket office for more information.

Aspen Card – More than just a pass

  • It speeds up lift lines through radio-frequency gate access
  • It replaces your credit card for on-mountain purchases through Resort Charge
  • It allows you to load lesson, rental and lift access days by phone or online
  • It can be easily replaced for $5 if lost or forgotten, and you can keep multiple card for different jackets

Pass Insurance

Season and Classic passes are nontransferable and nonrefundable for any reason. For information on how to cover your season pass investment, go to www.travelguard.com/aspenskiingcompany or call 970-923-1227 or 877-282-7736.

Operating dates for the 2015-2016 winter ski season are: Aspen Mountain, Nov. 26, 2015 Apr. 17, 2016, Snowmass, Nov. 26, 2015- Apr. 10, 2016, Aspen Highlands, Dec. 12, 2015 Apr. 10, 2016 and Buttermilk, Dec. 12, 2015 Apr. 3, 2016.