To the snowed-in, cabin-fevered East Coasters, powder-hungry West Coasters and Midwesterners stuck on flat land without a mountain in sight: we hear your plight! In answer to your winter ailments, we concocted eight spring-skiing remedies to alleviate the top eight most common winter ailments.
1. AILMENT: WARM WEATHER
Recommended vacation package deal: Fourth night free at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek + 2, 2-day lift tickets at Beaver Creek and Vail
2. AILMENT: ACHING FOR ALTITUDE
Spring-skiing remedy: Stuck on flat land? Head to the Rockies and soak in the views from the Imperial Express, North America’s highest chairlift, at Breckenridge, Colorado. As an added bonus, Breckenridge’s high altitude means means great late-season conditions.
Recommended vacation package deal: Save 25% on five nights’ lodging at Pine Ridge Condominiums + 4, 4-day lift tickets valid at Breckenridge and Keystone
3. AILMENT: WORK
Spring-skiing remedy: If you’ve had your nose to the grindstone, escape to Canyons, Utah, where you can maximize your time away from work by skiing the same day you land. In fact, the resort is only 35 minutes from Salt Lake City Airport.
Recommended vacation package deal: Fourth night free lodging at Waldorf Astoria Park City + 3rd day free lift tickets valid at Park City
4. AILMENT: ACHES, PAINS AND SNIFFLES
Recommended vacation package deal: 4th night free lodging at The Sebastian-Vail + 2, 3-day lift tickets at Vail and Beaver Creek
5. AILMENT: INSATIABLE SKI CRAVINGS
Recommended vacation package deal: Save 25% on lodging at Limelight Hotel Snowmass + 2, 3-day lift tickets valid at all 4 Aspen Snowmass mountains
6. AILMENT: CABIN FEVER
Spring-skiing remedy: Feeling cooped up? Go global at Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia for the World Ski & Snowboard Festival, which brings art, film, music, parties and competitions to the resort April 10-14.
Recommended vacation package deal: Save 40% on 5 nights’ lodging at Lost Lake Lodge + 2, 4-day lift tickets valid at Whistler Blackcomb
7. AILMENT: POWDER DEPRIVATION
Spring-skiing remedy: If you’re hungry for powder, make turns at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, home to some of the biggest snowfall in North America this season.
8. AILMENT: WINTER BLUES
Spring-skiing remedy: If you’re caught in a rut, check out Steamboat Springs, Colorado the resort’s Springalicious festival (April 1-14) brings live music and quirky competitions to the slopes.
Cure what ails you with leading spring ski-and-stay deals and fun spring events and festivals at popular spring skiing resorts. Get a custom spring-skiing remedy or speak with a Mountain Travel Expert at 800-610-8911.