Which Black Friday experience sounds better to you: Waiting around in the dark in a parking lot for the privilege of being trampled by your fellow shoppers trying to save a few dollars on a television, or ridingon soft snow with non-existent lift lines? Your correspondent chose the latter and certainly hopes you did as well, especially since you can shop on the internet for deals today, Cyber Monday.
This year, Colorado Ski Country USA and several of its member resorts are offering Cyber Monday deals on lift tickets, pass products, and lodging; here’s a summary.
Colorado Ski Country USA
Discounted Gems Cards
Today, Colorado Ski Country is offering a$15 Gems Card (25% off the regular $20 price). Just enter the promo code “goski” at the online checkout.
The Colorado Ski Country USA Gems card entitles the card holder to receive a second lift ticket for free when they purchase a full price Adult lift ticket at each of the eight participating resorts, which are:
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
Eldora Mountain Resort
Loveland Ski Area
Powderhorn Mountain Resort
Ski Granby Ranch
Sunlight Mountain Resort
The Gems card unlocks even more value (and powder) at Colorados independent ski areas. Its a great deal; the card pays for itself the first time its used and can be used once at each of the participating resorts. Full details at www.coloradoski.com/gems.
Discounted Lift Tickets
Copper is offering up to 49% off of lift tickets online through Monday at www.CopperColorado.com.
$89 Rooms – Offer Ends Cyber Monday
Stay Between: November 28, 2014 – April 4, 2015
Now through end of day on Cyber Monday (December 1), guests at Crested Buttes Grand Lodge can take advantage of rates starting at just $89 throughout the winter, a savings of up to 55%. The Grand Lodge is Crested Butte’s most popular full-service hotel and includes many fine amenities including indoor and outdoor heated pools, workout facility, steam room, spa services, restaurant & bar, free wireless internet and is only located 200 yards from the lifts. Some restrictions; Subject to taxes, fees and availability. Call [ ] or visit http://www.skicb.com/lodging/overview for more information.
Discounted Pass Products
Powderhorn will have discounted season passes on sale for both Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On Friday, Powderhorn representatives will be at the Mesa Mall in Grand Junction selling season passes, gift cards and other pass products to get people ready for the winter and some wonderful stocking stuffers for the holidays. All of their pass products will be available online at www.powderhorn.com.
Steamboat (I believe Loryn has been in touch with you already, but in case not, here it is)
2-for-1 Early Season Lift Tickets
Steamboat will be offering Two-for-One early season lift tickets. Valid through December 12th. The flash sale will be announced on Steamboats Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SteamboatResort.
2-for-1 Lift Tickets
Winter Parks Cyber Monday deal is the Winter Park TwoFer, which is two days for $119 ($59.50 a day, roughly 50% off window rates) Its valid from January 5- April 26, 2015 (with blackout dates on 1/16-1/17; 2/13-2/14; and 2/21-2/22) and is intended to be utilized as a holiday gift. Guests can even download their own gift envelope from the Winter Park web site. This offer can be redeemed online at http://www.winterparkresort.com/tickets-and-passes/pass-overview/twofer.aspx