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the new Gems Teen Pass ages 12–17

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the new Gems Teen Pass ages 12–17

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Now kids ages 12–17 can mine the best of Colorado’s local gems for a fraction of the cost.

Gems Teen Pass holders get 2 full-day tickets to 11 different Colorado resorts. That’s 22 days of skiing and riding at some of the state’s best kept ski-crets. Spend time with your teen—and try to keep up—as they tear up new terrain.

Arapahoe Basin ⋅ Cooper ⋅ Echo Mountain ⋅ Eldora ⋅ Granby Ranch ⋅ Hesperus ⋅ Loveland ⋅ Monarch ⋅ Powderhorn ⋅ Purgatory ⋅ Sunlight

Follow us on social media or sign up for the CSCUSA newsletter for the most up-to-date info on the 2023-24 season.

The New Gems Teen Pass

11

Gems ski areas

2 days

at each

22 days on the slopes

for $199*

Gems Teen Passes are valid at 11 CSCUSA Gems ski areas: Arapahoe Basin, Cooper, Echo Mountain, Eldora, Granby Ranch, Hesperus**, Loveland, Monarch Mountain, Powderhorn, Purgatory, and Sunlight.

Blackout dates: December 25, 2023–January 1, 2024; January 13–14, 2024; February 17–18, 2024

*Price subject to change throughout the season. See Terms & Conditions below.

**Hesperus has announced that, due to an unexpected mechanical failure on the Bighorn Chairlift, they are regretfully and officially closed for the 2023–24 season. We look forward to their return next season. Get well soon, Hespie!

Gems Teen Pass

FAQs

Create an account at shop.coloradoski.com/registration.

For each child ages 12–17, you will need to upload:

  • a photo (no hats, goggles, or sunglasses)
  • proof of age

Limit one (1) CSCUSA pass per child/student. Please allow 3–5 business days for activation.

 

Acceptable documents include:

  • school report card
  • school I.D.
  • school transcript
  • driver’s license
  • passport
  • birth certificate

Legal guardians may purchase Gems Teen Passes for any children ages 12–17 that are in their care.

All CSCUSA passes and cards are digital.

Passes and cards take approximately 3-5 days to activate.* You will receive an email notifying you when they are ready to use.

You must validate each of your planned visits to a member resort in your CSCUSA Pass Portal ahead of time. We’ll track exactly how many visits you have available at each ski area. Just validate and visit the ticket window!

*Before the season starts, passes and cards may take longer to activate.

Go to shop.coloradoski.com/registration.

Login with the username and password you created at the time of purchase.

Go to our Visit Validation FAQs page or watch this helpful video. It’s as easy as 1-2-3!

Passes and cards may be validated as early as 7 days before your planned visit, or on the day of your planned visit.

We recommend that you do not rely on internet/email access once you are at the ticket window of your chosen resort. Many resorts have only variable broadband service capability at or near their base area. 

Gems Teen Passes and all other Gems products are good at the following 11 CSCUSA Gems ski areas:

  • Arapahoe Basin
  • Cooper
  • Echo Mountain
  • Eldora
  • Granby Ranch
  • Hesperus*
  • Loveland
  • Monarch
  • Powderhorn
  • Purgatory
  • Sunlight

Kids’ Ski Passports (grades 3–6) are good at the following 20 CSCUSA member ski areas:

  • Arapahoe Basin
  • Aspen Highlands
  • Aspen Mountain
  • Buttermilk
  • Cooper
  • Copper Mountain
  • Echo Mountain
  • Eldora
  • Granby Ranch
  • Hesperus*
  • Howelsen Hill
  • Loveland
  • Monarch Mountain
  • Powderhorn
  • Purgatory Resort
  • Snowmass
  • Steamboat
  • Sunlight
  • Telluride
  • Winter Park

*Hesperus has announced that, due to an unexpected mechanical failure on the Bighorn Chairlift, they are regretfully and officially closed for the 2023–24 season. We look forward to their return next season. Get well soon, Hespie!

All CSCUSA passes and cards are blacked out on the following dates:

  • December 25, 2023–January 1, 2024
  • January 13–14, 2024
  • February 17–18, 2024

Gems Teen Passes and all other CSCUSA passes and cards are non-refundable.

Gems Teen Passes and all other CSCUSA passes and cards are non-refundable.

We sincerely hope you have the opportunity to use your pass or card this season at one (or more!) of our ski areas. They say variety is the spice of life, and who knows? You might just find your favorite run in an unexpected place.

Because here in Colorado Ski Country USA, there’s a mountain for everyone.

We think Colorado is the best, but you don’t have to live here to buy and use a Gems Teen Pass at our 11 Gems ski areas.

All CSCUSA passes and cards must be activated prior to first use.

Before the season starts, passes and cards may take longer to activate.

During the season, activation of passes and cards takes between 3–5 business days.

You can check the status of any pending CSCUSA passes and cards by logging into your Pass Portal.

You like us! You really like us!! And we’re activating as fast as we can!!!

During the season, activation of passes and cards takes between 3–5 business days.

Before the season starts, passes and cards may take longer to activate.

Get More Mountains for Your Money

There’s nothing like a bluebird day in Colorado. Crisp breezes. Billowing powder. And mountains as far as the eye can see.

It’s how you introduce your children to a lifelong sport. It’s where you watch them push and grow. Where you connect and reconnect with far-flung family and catch up with old friends. Where you swap stories and give in to giggles and make memories.

Want More?

The new Gems Parent Pass gets you more mountains, more memories, more of what you love.

Available only with the purchase of a Ski Passport or Gems Teen Pass in our shop. One (1) per household. Quantities limited.

THANKS TO OUR PRESENTING SPONSOR

 

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