SKI SNOWMASS, CO - FEBRUARY 11 - 18, 2023
Base Price: $2,160 (W/O LIFT TICKETS)
Trip Leader: William "MAX" Maxwell
$30 Group Trip Insurance - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! To purchase Cancel for Any Reason (CFAR) Insurance, contact Myra Altschuler, must be purchased within two weeks of deposit.
Attention intermediate skiers: according to Mountain Magazine, Snowmass is rated "the best intermediate ski area in the world.” The village of Snowmass is located directly at the base of the mountain. It’s a former ranching community that has been transformed into a year-round destination. The village itself has plenty of restaurants, bars and shopping all within walking distance.
There are nine different on-mountain restaurants: Sneaky’s Tavern, Sam’s Smokehouse, Up 4 Pizza, Two Creeks Cafe, Lynn Britt Cabin (lunches and snowcat dinner rides), Burlingame Cabin (snowcat dinner rides), Ullrhof, Gwyn’s High Alpine and Cafe Suzanne. For rentals and retail ski shopping, there are 4 stores in Snowmass Village.
Snowmass Colorado: Top Family Ski Destination - YouTube
Snowmass has the longest lift-accessed vertical in the country at 4,406 feet. Make your way up the Sheer Bliss or Big Burn lift to access the Cirque lift. This will take you to the summit of Snowmass at 12,510 feet. From here, enjoy 4,406 feet of leg-burning vertical to the base.
There are trails to suit all ages and abilities at Snowmass Mountain. You’ll find easy groomers, expert steeps, chutes, glades, cliffs, bumps, terrain parks and more. Combine the 3,132 skiable acres and long vertical, with Snowmass’ high-speed chairlifts, and you’re sure to have an easy time skiing and riding at Snowmass. There’s a total of 91 trails, 3 terrain parks, 1 superpipe and 1 beginner halfpipe.
For skiers looking for more challenging terrain, there is The Headwall, Hanging Valley, and The Cirque, which are now lift-accessible. For an added incentive, your lift ticket is also good for Ajax (Aspen Mountain), Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk. All three ski resorts are easily accessible via the complimentary Aspen area shuttle. Snowmass honors the IKON season pass.
Aspen Snowmass Ski Resort // 2020 - YouTube
Whispering Jesse - Snowmass - Colorado's Best Groomed Runs - YouTube
Aspen Highlands // Born Different - Part 4 The Final Chapter - YouTube
We’ll be staying at the Crestwood, with slope-side access. The Crestwood is a renowned condominium lodging establishment located on the slopes in Snowmass Village, CO, providing guests with preeminent access to the world class offerings of Aspen/Snowmass. The slope side location, fully furnished condominium accommodations and endless list of services and amenities, will give you every reason to feel like you found exactly what you were looking for… a home away from home in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The top-of-the-line amenities include daily housekeeping, private balconies with gas grills, heated outdoor swimming pool, three hot tubs, fitness center, concierge, slope-side ski rentals/tunes/storage and more.
Number of Skiers: 40
Base Price: $2,160* (w/o lift tickets)
5-day lift ticket: add $360
Single Supplement: add $1,811 - trip Leader will advise availability
Ground Only: deduct $269 - available after group air minimums are met
Trip prices are subject to change due to airline, resort, exchange rate (International trips) and other factors.
Airline Surcharges: Airlines may add fuel surcharges to contracted fares at the time of ticketing. We have not been notified of any fuel surcharges to our contracted flights at the time this trip announcement, but an increase can occur at the time of ticketing, or before, and it would be the responsibility of the participant to pay any such increase.
A $50 cancellation applies for any cancellations prior to 10/14/22. Afterwards, the participant will also be responsible for any unrecoverable expenses, including 3% credit card transaction fees on applicable payments.
Payment Schedule: (per person):
$500 deposit is due w/ registration. Remaining balance is due on October 14, 2022, and may be paid by credit card or check. You may also pay in three equal monthly installments (by check only, not by credit card):
10/14/2022: One-third of the balance
11/13/2022: Second third of the balance
12/13/2022: Remaining balance
Please mail payment checks to SCWDC, 5309 Langston Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22207. Do NOT mail payment checks to the trip leader.
Participants must be current SCWDC members, or members of a BRSC affiliated ski club. You can sign up as a member online HERE.