Sign up for the CSCUSA Snow Report for the down-low on all things snow!

gems card

Rules & restrictions

Blackout Dates

The Gems Card is valid during the entire winter season. Colorado Ski Country USA has worked closely with our member resorts to continue to provide the best possible access for Gems Card holders.

For the 2022-23 winter season, all resorts have the following holidays blacked out:

December 18, 2022–January 1, 2023


You can use your Gems Card any time after your receive the physical card in the mail.

Please allow up to two weeks for processing and delivery. Gems Cards are processed daily, Monday–Friday, in the order in which they are received.


Both a photo ID and your physical Gems Card are required for lift ticket redemption. Card holder must be present.

Discount prices based on the current window price of a full-day adult lift ticket. All tickets issued are valid for same-day use only. Card is non-transferable. No cash value. Discount not valid with any other discount tickets, pass products, offers or promotions. Lost or stolen Gems Cards will not be reissued.