October 20, 2005
Vail, CO – (Press Release) – With substantial snow falling in the Colorado Rockies, skiers and snowboarders are eagerly waiting for opening day. Beginning today, Oct. 19, the popular five-mountain Colorado Pass and three-mountain Buddy Pass passes will be available for purchase for new pass holders for $369 (adults), $279 (teens), $179 (kids), and $349 for the Buddy Pass.
The adult, teen and child Colorado passes offer unlimited skiing and snowboarding at Keystone, Breckenridge and Arapahoe Basin, and 10 days at Vail and Beaver Creek. Both passes will be restricted at Vail and Beaver Creek, Nov. 25-26, 2005, Dec. 27-31, 2005 and Feb. 18-19, 2006. The Buddy Pass offers unlimited, unrestricted skiing and riding at Keystone, Breckenridge and Arapahoe Basin.
Also available are two new products, providing more variety for Front Range skiers and snowboarders than any other ski company in Colorado’s high country. Two different “Four Packs” are available with a Keystone-only option at $99 and a Keystone-Arapahoe Basin-Breckenridge option at $129. Each Four Pack offers four days of skiing throughout the 2005-2006 winter season, with the exception of Nov. 25-26 and Dec. 27-31, 2005, and Jan. 14-15, Feb. 18-19 and March 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2006.
The Colorado and Buddy passes and the “Four Packs” will be available for purchase until November 6, 2005 at the following locations: Seven days a week at Colorado Ski & Golf locations in Aurora and Littleton as well as Boulder Ski Deals; Colorado Ski & Golf locations in Arvada and Colorado Springs Friday, through Sunday during store hours; Friday noon to close and Saturday and Sunday during store hours at REI locations in downtown Denver, Lakewood, Englewood, Boulder, Colorado Springs and Fort Collins. Passes also will be on sale at Park Meadows Mall and Flat Irons Crossing, Friday through Sunday during center hours. 2004-2005 season pass holders may renew online at www.coloradopass.com, except Teen Colorado Passes and “Four Packs” which may only be purchased in person (minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian). For more information about pass sales, contact the Vail Resorts Colorado Sales Office at (303) 504-5870 or visit www.coloradopass.com.