Aspen, Colorado is synonymous with luxury. However, contrary to popular belief, a winter trip to the area is within reach for budget-conscious travelers. Aspen-Snowmass is offering a significant promotion: $99 lift tickets with the purchase of a two-day premium adult ski or snowboard package and lodging. Snow is in the forecast and this promotion ends November 30, 2023, meaning it’s time to book your dream ski vacation! Discover the unparalleled beauty of Aspen without breaking the bank. 

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Aspen, Colorado is a charming mountain town that sits at an elevation of 8000 feet in the Colorado Rockies. It is surrounded by snow-capped mammoth mountains that serve as a backdrop to the main street and town. The area is a haven for more than just snowboarding and skiing offering many outdoor options for those that don’t want to hit the slopes. Beyond its outdoor allure, Aspen is alive with art galleries, upscale shopping and a lively dining and après scene. The ambiance of Aspen is a unique blend of laid-back Western Colorado charm, sophistication and crisp mountain air that makes you feel alive.  


Aspen-Snowmass are two towns within a short driving distance of each other. This fantastic promotion is good for folks staying in Snowmass or Aspen. Snowmass complements its sister town of Aspen, Colorado with a distinct focus on family-friendly events and outdoor adventures. As part of the larger Aspen-Snowmass resort, Snowmass is known for having one of the most extensive ski areas in North America. The terrain of Snowmass caters to all levels of skiers and snowboarders, making it well-suited for families. And when you are ready to rub shoulders with the rich and famous, Aspen is a very short shuttle ride away. 

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Whether you are interested in learning or already have a solid foundation, Aspen is a fantastic area to up your game. The area has four mountains to choose from: Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass. Buttermilk specifically is a dream for beginners. The blues and greens are groomed with gradual inclines and wide open bowls, making it the ideal learning environment to navigate the mountain. For those with the foundations under their belt, head over to Aspen Mountain for long groomers that will make your quads burn and steep runs to work up too. Not sure which mountain you should check out according to skill level? Our Mountain Travel Experts can help with that. 


Now that you have a lay of the land, let’s take a look at the affordability factor. Simply rent your gear from Four Mountain Sports for two days or more, book lodging with your Mountain Travel Expert and you unlock the opportunity to snag $99 lift tickets each day. This promotion is only available to book through November 30, 2023. However, you can plan your travels and take advantage of the offer until April 1, 2024, so don’t hesitate to reach out to a Mountain Travel Expert for booking assistance. Families with little ones have an extra reason to smile – children under six ski or snowboard for free all winter season! Renting with Four Mountain Sports makes renting incredibly convenient. They offer an added perk of delivering and picking up your ski and snowboard rentals right to your hotel in Aspen or Snowmass Village, so you don’t have to worry about lugging your gear back and forth. 


Now that your tickets are in order, your Mountain Travel Expert can help you secure airfare. As of the beginning of November, round-trip flight fares to Aspen range from $300 – $500, providing budget-friendly options from various hubs across the U.S. Speak with your expert about personalized assistance in finding the best flight options that suit your preference and schedule. 


Throughout the year, Aspen Snowmass has a jam-packed events calendar, meaning you can really pick any time to go and the entire family will be entertained! 

  • Beginning December 15th, from 3-5 pm, Bud Lights presents “Game of Stones” curling. Teams of two will compete in a head-to-head elimination competition. This fun game is one of a kind and worthy of a visit.
  •  January 11 – 14th, 2024 Aspen hosts its Wintersköl event. This “toast to winter” party dates back to January 1951 as a way to commemorate Aspen’s mountain way of life. The four-day event is packed with a parade, movies, history lessons, kids events, a beer festival and a drag show among a few of the highlights! 
  • January 15 – 21, 2024 Aspen is home to Gay Ski Week – one of the longest-running gay ski weeks in the United States. It’s a weeklong event filled with parties, concerts, comedy, films and dinners and is a schedule filled with fun for EVERYONE. 
  • January 26 – 28, 2024 Buttermilk Mountain is home to the Winter X-Games. This long-standing and impressive event is free to view. Nearly 100 of the globe’s best winter athletes will seize the spotlight and are sure to make you feel hyped to get on the mountain. 

These are just a FEW of the highlights in January 2024. Your Mountain Travel Expert will have the down-and-dirty on all the events scheduled for the week you want to go. 


Aspen beckons not only to those seeking luxury, but this mountain playground caters to budget-conscious travelers as well. This limited-time promotion, offering $99 lift tickets with the purchase of rental gear and lodging, makes the slopes of Aspen more accessible than ever. The Mountain Travel Experts at are on standby to help you craft your dream trip to Aspen. Contact us today! 

Photo Credit: Frank Shine Aspen-Snowmass