Aspen/Snowmass Announces 2007-08 Pass Prices


July 31, 2007
ASPEN/SNOWMASS, CO – (News Release) – Aspen/Snowmass announces pass prices for the 2007-2008 season, including all season pass products and the Aspen/Snowmass Classic Pass.

Season Pass Pricing
All Aspen/Snowmass season pass products will go on sale Wednesday, August 1, 2007. Passes will be on sale at the Aspen Mountain Ticket Office and the Snowmass Ticket Pavilion. There are three deadlines for individual and Chamber Resort Association member pass purchases:

Super Early, which offers the best rates on all season passes, for passes purchased through Sept. 7, 2007

Early, for passes purchased through Nov. 16, 2007

Regular, for passes purchased after Nov. 16, 2007

New this year — All four-mountain season passes are valid for any early and late season openings. For pricing and other information, go to www.aspensnowmass.com.”One of the perks of living in the mountains is you never know when the snow will fall. Should Mother Nature smile upon us this season, allowing for extended operating dates, we want as many people in the community as possible to be able to enjoy the snow on the mountains, said David Perry, senior vice president, Aspen Skiing Company. The Premier Pass provides unlimited skiing and riding on any of the four mountains during the winter season as well as access on summer lifts at both Snowmass and Aspen Mountain. Premier Passholders also enjoy additional discounts including a 15 percent discount on logo wear, 20 percent discount on ski and snowboard tunes and 30 percent discount on premium/demo ski and snowboard rentals at Aspen/Snowmass Four-Mountain Sports and D&E Ski and Snowboard Shop. The Premier Child/Youth Pass is available for ages 7 to 17.All season pass holders are entitled to purchase a Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass Locals’ Clinic Pass for only $153. This pass allows participation in unlimited clinics throughout the season. This pass must be purchased by Nov. 16. Dates and locations for clinics are available at the Aspen Mountain Ticket Office, the Snowmass Ticket Pavilion or by calling the Advance Sales & Reservations office at 970-923-1227. Season passholders may also purchase a NASTAR Season Pass, valid for unlimited runs on all three NASTAR courses throughout the season, for just $92 through November 16 and $132 thereafter.[pagebreak]The Silver Pass, for seniors 70 and older, offers all Premier Pass benefits for just $259. Seniors ages 65-69 are eligible for Chamber rates. Local students will be notified of pass prices, sales dates and locations through school newsletters. A mailer outlining season pass rates and specials was sent to 2006-2007 season passholders in late July. Passes can be purchased and 2006-2007 passholders can renew picture passes online at www.aspensnowmass.com/seasonpass. Passes may also be purchased or renewed over the phone by calling 970-923-1227. Chamber passes must be purchased in person. As season passes are nonrefundable, season pass insurance is available for just six percent of the pass price to protect against loss of use due to unexpected injury or illness. All season passes will once again contain an RF chip, allowing hands-free access through automated gates on designated lifts on each of the four mountains.Aspen/Snowmass Classic Pass — Ski for as low as $37 per day
The 7-Day Classic Pass gives holders seven days of skiing or snowboarding on any of the four area mountains – Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk – throughout the winter season with no restrictions for $259 and holders can add days at great discounts. The same offer is available to youths (ages 7-17) and college students for $199. The 4-day Classic Pass gives holders four days of skiing or ridding for $159 for adults and $129 for youths/college students and holders can add days at great discounts. The Aspen/Snowmass Classic Pass is a picture pass, and all new passes must be purchased in person at a specific sale location. The pass will be available at locations throughout the Front Range, in Grand Junction and in the Roaring Fork and Eagle Valleys. Specific sale dates and locations will be announced in the fall. Online and phone renewals begin Aug. 1. 2006-2007 Classic Passholders can renew online at www.aspensnowmass.com/seasonpass or by phone by calling toll free 877-282-7736 or 970-923-1227. One Classic Pass per person. Passes are nontransferable and nonrefundable. Children six and under ski free. For recorded information, call the Aspen/Snowmass Classic Pass Hotline at 800-525-6200, x 4475.Operating dates for the 2007-2008 winter ski season are: Snowmass and Aspen Mountain Nov. 22, 2007 — April 13, 2008 and Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Dec. 8, 2007 — April 6, 2008.