Aspen Spring Scene Heats Up

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Aspen Highlands, CO

Aspen, CO, March 27, 2001--The spring ski season has arrived in Colorado and to celebrate, Aspen Mountain and Snowmass will be hosting the 180 Aspen Spring Jam from March 31 to April 15.

This weekend Aspen Mountain and Snowmass kick-off two weeks of non-stop events, parties, live musical performances and giveaways to celebrate the arrival of spring skiing and the lifting of Aspen Mountain's ban on snowboarding.

Some of the events lined up for the weekend and the following two weeks include ski and snowboard demos, BBQ's, freestyle competitions, apres bands, free Nastar fun races, tube races and much more.

Not only do the fun and games start up on March 31 but Aspen also starts rolling out end-of-the-season discounts. Lift Ticket deals include:

A $29 day lift tickets can be purchased at ticket windows with a valid student ID (high school, college, graduate) or a picture season ski/snowboard pass from any resort from any year. Valid March 31 - April 22.

A $29 day lift tickets are on sale at all Christy Sports in the Front Range. On sale now through April 22. Valid March 31 - April 22.

A $69 picture pass good for 23 days of skiing and riding from March 31 - April 22 is available now at ticket windows with a valid student ID (high school, college, graduate).Lodging discounts can also be found in Aspen at: www.stayaspen.com/aprilspecials.htm or call toll-free at 1-888-649-5982,or e-mail virtual_hostel@aspen4u.comAnd in Snowmass at:www.snowmassvillage.com/specials.cfm or call toll-free at 1-800-215-7669 or 970-923-2000Although most of the fun and games will be taking place at Aspen Mountain and Snowmass, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk will be enjoying their final days of the ski season this weekend. Highlands may not have the fanfare, but this favorite locals spot is sure to offer lots of merriment and great skiing, especially if the new Highlands Bowl is open. So get out your boards and enjoy the spring ski scene before it melts away.For more information about the Spring Jam, go to:
http://www.aspensnowmass.com