Tuesday 14 September 2010

Long Season of Skiing and Boarding Ahead in Aspen

It's going to be a long white ski season in Aspen/Snowmass. Due to a late Easter, Aspen/Snowmass will celebrate an extra long season. The best value way for Australians and New Zealanders to visit Aspen/Snowmass is to pre-purchase their flights, accommodation and lift tickets through a specialist tour operator before the end of September.

Aspen Mountain and Snowmass open on November 25th 2010 and close on April 10th2011. Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk open on December 11th 2010. Buttermilk closes on April 3rd, 2011 while Aspen Highlands will stay open until April 24th.

With Aspen Highlands opening for three more weeks longer than usual, guests will have more time to experience spring skiing in Aspen/Snowmass. Sunny days, spring powder, live music and après parties will keep the 2010-2011 season going longer than ever.

Check out these great packages:

$1356 per person includes 7 nights' twin share accommodation in a Studio Standard at the Silverglo in Aspen (including Aspen airport transfers), a six-day ski pass for the four mountains of Aspen/Snowmass and local taxes. Conditions and blackout dates may apply. Book by 1 Dec 2010. Valid for travel in January 2011. Visit or call 1300 754 754 for details. - packages start from $2759 per person, including return flights (ex Sydney), seven nights twin share accommodation in Snowmass (including Aspen airport transfers) and a six-day ski pass for the four mountains of Aspen/Snowmass. (Taxes of approximately $325 apply). Guests can double the days and double the fun and extend their stay out to 14 days for an extra $440. Bookings must be made prior to 28 September 2010. Conditions and black out periods may apply. Visit or call 1800 042 195 for details.

(Note prices are in Australian dollars).

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