The layout of Aspen/Snowmass makes it a bargain in itself—one lift ticket gets you access to all four mountains—Snowmass (nine miles from the town of Aspen), Aspen Mountain (located in the heart of Aspen), Aspen Highlands (3 miles from the town of Aspen), and Buttermilk (5 miles from the town of Aspen).Great deals always available ...www.stayaspensnowmass.com, click on "specials". A unique option found there is the "Virtual Hostel" where guests can find last minute travel specials. It's a place where the all the lodges throughout the community "liquidate" their inventory for travelers booking only two weeks out.

In just one call, get a customized package at the best rate available - lodging options, air and ground travel arrangements, and packages that are perfectly suited to your vacation style and budget. One call does it all: 800-290-1325 or 970-925-9000. Stay Aspen Snowmass, www.stayaspensnowmass.com, offers one-stop shopping for your Aspen/Snowmass winter vacation with a variety of special packages available throughout the winter season, from Thanksgiving weekend until late spring 2004. Agents at Stay Aspen Snowmass are experts at booking air-inclusive packages - including the best rates for lodging, lift tickets and ground transportation - into Aspen/Snowmass.

Purchase lift tickets by December 1, 2003 and save more than $50 on a 6-day lift ticket. Tickets for children, youth and seniors offer similar savings. As always, children six and under ski for free. Adults and seniors purchasing lift tickets by December 1 are eligible to receive the Mountain Rewards Card, an in-resort discount card offering holders discounts including 20 percent off resort wear at D&E Ski and Snowboard Shops and Pro Mountain Sports, 15 percent off picture frames at Mountain Photo and 10 percent off food purchases at eight on-mountain restaurants. Discounted lift tickets are not valid December 20, 2003 - January 4, 2004.

Save up to 20 percent on ski and snowboard rentals and $40 on lessons --Guests purchasing before December 1, 2003 can save up to 20 percent on rental equipment at Aspen/Snowmass Ski & Snowboard Rentals - voted the No. 1 ski and snowboard shop in Aspen/Snowmass, and the only shop with free overnight storage and transfer to any of our four mountains. Aspen/Snowmass Ski & Snowboard Rentals has 5 locations. There are no blackout dates on this offer. Save $40 on a Small Group Lesson or Early Bird Private Lesson from the Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen when purchasing before December 1. There are no black out dates on this offer.

--7-Day Advance Ticket Pricing - Save $24 on a 6-day lift ticket -- Guests purchasing a 6-day ticket at least 7 days prior to visiting Aspen/Snowmass save $24 off the regular 6-day window ticket price. Savings are available on all tickets of four or more days when purchased at least seven days in advance. Discounted lift tickets are not valid December 20, 2003 - January 4, 2004.