Aspen Skiing Co. sets Classic Pass sale dates
October 5, 2010
ASPEN – The Aspen/Snowmass Classic Pass will go on sale in various locations on the Front Range and Western Slope starting Saturday. Buyers who didn’t have a Classic Pass last season must show up at one of locales to buy the pass.The five-day pass costs $259 and is good for five days of skiing or riding on any of the local ski slopes – Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk. There are no restrictions or blackout dates. Adult passholders can also purchase additional days for $49 to $79 per day, depending on the time of the ski season.Youths (ages 7 to 17) and college students who are age 24 or younger can purchase the Classic Pass for $209 and buy additional days for $19 to $49 per day.The Classic Pass is a picture pass; buyers will have their photo taken when they buy it. Anyone who had a Classic Pass last season can simply renew it online at http://www.aspensnowmass.com/classicpass or by calling (877) 282-7736. The deadline to renew a pass is Nov. 12.The schedule for Classic Pass sales is:Oct. 9-10: REI Flagship Store in Denver on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and at Summit Canyon Mountaineering in Glenwood Springs, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.Oct. 16-17: REI Boulder on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Oct. 23-24: REI Englewood on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and at Gene Taylor’s in Grand Junction on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Oct. 30: Inn & Suites at Riverwalk in Edwards from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Oct. 30-31: REI Lakewood on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Nov. 5-7: Buttermilk Ticket Office in Aspen from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on all three days; Colorado Snowsports Expo in Denver on Friday from noon to 10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Nov. 6: Durango Hesperus Ski Patrol Ski Swap from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Nov. 13-14: REI Flagship Store in Denver on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.