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Spring Prices For Colorado/Summit Passes Last Until Labor Day


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August 27, 2007
BROOMFIELD, CO – (News Release) – Colorado skiers and snowboarders have one last chance to purchase the most popular season ski and ride passes – the Colorado Pass, Summit Pass, and the new Colorado Pass PLUS – at spring prices through Labor Day weekend. All passes will go on sale beginning Friday, August 31 at numerous Front Range locations, including the two giant ski and snowboard sales events that have become hallmarks for the countdown to the winter season: Ski Rex at Colorado Ski & Golf in Aurora and Sniagrab at the Sports Authority in Denver.

Prices are only guaranteed through Monday, September 3, 2007 and are subject to increase Tuesday, September 4, 2007. Passes will be available for purchase through November 11, 2007.

“It’s Labor Day weekend – Ski Rex and Sniagrab time! The big ski and snowboard sales and last week’s snow atop Breckenridge have skiers and snowboarders beginning the countdown to the 07-08 season,” said Chris Jarnot, Vail Resorts’ Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales. “This weekend also means the last chance to buy Colorado’s most popular season passes at last spring’s prices. Get ’em while it’s hot – prices increase next Tuesday!”

Summit Pass
The Summit Pass (formerly known as The Buddy Pass) provides unlimited lift access at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin, the most skiing and snowboarding in Summit County, with no date restrictions, at $379 for adults, $299 for teens and $189 for children.

The Colorado Pass
For just $40 more for adults ($20 more for teens and $10 more for children 5-12), the Colorado Pass provides the benefits of the Summit Pass plus ten days at Vail and Beaver Creek (Vail and Beaver Creek days are restricted Nov. 23-24, Dec. 27-31, 2007 and Feb. 16-17, 2008).

The Colorado Pass PLUS
New for 2007-2008, The Colorado Pass PLUS features the benefits of the Colorado Pass, but six of the Vail and Beaver Creek days are completely unrestricted and may be used any day all season long. Restrictions apply only to the remaining four days. The Colorado Pass Plus is priced at $519 for adults, $379 for teens and $239 for children.

Additional Pass Benefits:
The Summit Pass, the Colorado Pass and the Colorado Pass PLUS also entitle passholders to:

Half-price lift tickets at Heavenly Mountain Resort, the highest-rated resort at Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.

Six Ski With A Friend tickets, available at a discounted daily rate

Free Summer 2008 lift access at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone

Exclusive offers and last minute deals on lodging, packages and more

SKI Magazine one-year subscription with The Colorado Pass and Colorado Pass Plus only (refund available, restrictions apply)Vail Resorts season passes can be secured at the current prices only though Monday, September 3, 2007. Pass renewals are available at and new passes are on sale this weekend beginning Friday at Boulder Ski Deals (Boulder), Colorado Ski and Golf (Aurora, Arvada, Colorado Springs and Littleton), REI (Denver Flagship, Fort Collins, Lakewood, Englewood, Boulder and Colorado Springs), Breeze Ski Rentals in Lakewood, Flatiron Crossing Mall and Park Meadows Shopping Center. For more information on Vail Resorts season passes, dates, locations and more, visit or call (888) 215-3867.