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Ask CS: Closing dates through April 2008?

Q: Is there any chance that the usual Summit County mtn’s will stay open through the end of April, besides A-Basin and Loveland? My kids have Easter break from 4/21-25. What about Breck? Vail? B-Creek? Posted by glegly A: Unfortunately the Summit County mountains are going to close around the second weekend of April. Even […]

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Ask CS: When to renew CO Pass?

Q: When is the best (read: cheapest) time to renew my CO Pass? I’m a first time Season Pass holder, and I’d like to renew for 2008-2009, but I don’t know the game. Thanks! Posted by glegly A: Easy answer: the fine folks at Vail Resorts will definitely let you know when to renew your […]

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Buddy pricing through 3/9/08

Nirav just noted that the latest pricing for ski-with-a-friend pass (Colorado Pass) pricing is as follows: $75 for Vail/Beaver Creek, $59 for Keystone/Breckenridge, $49 for Arapahoe Basin. March 9 – March 22 will become even more expensive so now would be a good weekend to use those tickets. Thanks, Nirav.

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Ask CS: Tips for first time at Keystone?

We’ve had a few readers ask for our suggestions here at Colorado Snow so without delay here is our first ‘Ask CS’ entry. Latt asked: This will be my first time skiing at Keystone. I will be taking my wife, 14 y.o. son and 14 y.o. nephew March 23-28. Any tips on great runs, good […]

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Fun things to do at Keystone

I just spent an awesome (long) weekend up in Keystone and I had a blast. It’s amazing the many things you can do in the mountains and never get bored. Here’s the top 4 things I recommend you do if you have some extra time: Ski the Outback. I had never been as far back […]

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Colorado Pass discounted tickets (through Feb 15)

2010 Update: The latest ski with a friend ticket prices are posted online at I spoke with a customer service representative at Vail Resorts today and was able to gather the following discounted ticket pricing (they’re called “Ski-With-A-Friend”, and each Colorado Pass holder can purchase up to 6 of these tickets). Prices through February […]

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12 Hour Snowfall Special recently announced a new ski special — if it snows 12 inches in 24 hours at a Vail resort, they’ll offer $12 lift ticket ski packages if you book within 12 hours. Naturally, there are a couple caveats. There are quite a few blackout dates, only 4-night travel packages are eligible for $12 tickets, […]

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Buddy pass pricing not available?

2010 Update: The ski with a friend discounted ticket prices are now posted online at As an owner of the Colorado Pass I’m entitled to “six Ski With A Friend, discounted lift tickets that are loaded onto [my] pass” (link). The Colorado Pass website states “Passholder must be present with friend to receive discount. […]