Whether you’re a seasoned, skiing family or newbies looking to launch from the bunny hills, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts make for the perfect winter getaway. CSCUSA rolls out the snowy carpet for families, offering discounts and deals galore, covering everything from lodging and lift tickets to gear rentals and lessons. Here are ten deals you’ll want to take advantage of before you hit Colorado’s pristine slopes.
Winter Park Resort
Winter Park offers a special vacation package that includes $200 in resort credit. Any family that stays in WPR properties for at least four nights gets a $200 resort credit good for everything but lift access, including food and beverage, lessons, retail, and more. For more information, visit www.winterparkresort.com.
Telluride Ski Resort
For families who want dedicated and specialized instruction, Telluride offers private lessons, available for up to five friends or family members to learn skiing, snowboarding, telemark, or cross country. Lessons are available in full-day or half-day increments. For more information, visit www.tellurideskiresort.com.
Steamboat offers lessons and guided tours for families, which allow skiers and riders of similar ability levels to learn, develop their skills and achieve their goals as a unit. For more information, visit www.steamboat.com.
New this winter, Silverton Mountain will host the Women’s International Ski Day Celebration January 11-13, 2019. This family-friendly event for advanced and expert skiers and boarders will include guided skiing/boarding, demos, and parties celebrating women and girl skiers and snowboarders. For more information, visit www.silvertonmountain.com.
Monarch offers families bundled discounts on lift tickets, rentals, and lesson packages. Families should visit the Rental and Lesson Center for details. For more information, visitwww.skimonarch.com.
Loveland Ski Area
Loveland offers a Family Private Lesson package for up to four family members ages seven and older to learn to ski or snowboard together with the same instructor. Family lessons are for first-time skiers and riders and available in the morning or afternoon. For more information, visit www.skiloveland.com.
Families at Copper Mountain can enroll their children in Youth Seasonal Programs, available for kids ages 3 to 18 to focus on different areas of skiing or riding. For more information, visitwww.coppercolorado.com.
Aspen Snowmass offers a comprehensive Family Guide with information and tips on how to save on lodging, lift tickets, rentals, lessons and more. For more information, visit www.aspensnowmass.com.
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
Arapahoe Basin’s best deals for families include a Private Lesson, which can include up to four family members, or the Flex 4 Lesson pack which offers four fully transferable half-day lessons for adults or kids. For more information, visit www.arapahoebasin.com.
Save on Life tickets with a Gems Card.
The Gems Card, which provides either two buy-one-get-one or two 30 percent off adult lift tickets at 11 ski areas in Colorado for just $25, provides families a great chance to visit multiple ski areas across the state.