Photo credit: Jeremy Swanson
Up to 15 inches of snow has fallen at Aspen/Snowmass since 2 a.m. this morning. All four mountains â€“ Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk â€“ received at least a foot, Aspen Mountain has 15 inches as of 9 a.m. and wind-loaded slopes have up to a foot and a half. The coverage is excellent with base depths in the 5-8 foot range. March is historically the snowiest month of the year here and the sunshine is abundant as well. We have received over 20 FEET of snow so far this season.
With great snow conditions, dozens of free events (www.aspensnowmass.com/events) and amazing deals now is the time to visit. See below for additional info.
Win a trip for two to the second annual CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational, April 3-5, 2009
Aspen/Snowmass, CoverGirl, Oakley, K2 and The Villas at Snowmass Club are teaming up to give away a trip for two to the second annual CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational.
One lucky winner will receive free airfare, lodging and lift tickets for her and a guest, plus a brand new outfit from Oakley, a snowboard, boot and binding set up from K2 and a yearâ€™s supply of makeup from CoverGirl.
This event, hosted by Olympic silver medalist and 3-time X Games winner Gretchen Bleiler, brings the worldâ€™s best female snowboarders to Snowmass, April 3-5, 2009 for an all-girls weekend retreat. In addition to the snowboard superpipe competition on Saturday, April 4, the athletes will participate in photo shoots, yoga, an environmental workshop and other activities plus all that Aspen/Snowmass has to offer. Look for big names to join Bleiler, including Kelly Clark, Elena Hight and Jamie Anderson.
Those interested in entering this sweepstakes should visit www.aspensnowmass.com/snowangels for a chance to win. The contest ends at midnight on Sunday, March 22, 2009.
Spring MVP â€“ mini-vacation package â€“ boasts unheard of deals on lodging and lift tickets. Four-night/four-day lodge and lift ticket packages start as low as $250 per person in Snowmass (less than $63 per day) or $420 per person in Aspen (just over $100 per day).
Buy 2, Get 3 and Buy 3, Get 4
Aspen/Snowmass is offering a one-time only spring deal of Buy 2, Get 3. When guests book at least two days of lift tickets, lodging and rentals, they will receive a third night and day free. Buy 3, Get 4 is also being offered for guests purchasing three days of lift tickets, lodging and rentals as they will received a fourth night for free.
The Buy 2, Get 3 and Buy 3, Get 4 offer allows guests to save nearly $1,000 on an Aspen/Snowmass vacation.
The Buy 2, Get 3, Buy 3, Get 4 offer must be booked before March 19, 2009. Offer valid March 27 â€“ April 12, 2009. Subject to availability, restrictions apply.
Perfect Storm â€“ Buy 4, Get 5
The Perfect Storm Package, Buy 4, Get 5, is still being offered through March 19, 2009 as well. Each guest booking this package receives the Perfect Storm-Card, which is good for in-resort discounts including 10 percent off lunches at select on-mountain restaurants, 15 percent off up to two adult group ski school lessons, 25 percent off any retail or tuning and repairs at any of our Four Mountain Sports or D&E location.
While the deadline to book is March 19, the offer is good throughout the 2009 season, which ends April 12, 2009. All packages are subject to availability.
To book any of these amazing spring packages, please visit www.aspensnowmass.com/deals or call 800-525-6200.