News: Huge Storm Hits Aspen Dropping 14 Inches Of Powder

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Aspen/Snowmass, Colo. – A huge storm brought 14 inches of powder to the slopes of Aspen/Snowmass in just 24 hours and more snow is predicted for later this week. In fact, the Highland Bowl only opened briefly on Jan. 17 due to control work, so skiers and riders can look forward to more untracked powder as the week continues.

With a clear shift in the winter weather patterns and plenty of deals to take advantage of throughout the season in Aspen/Snowmass, now is the time to book and save on a winter ski vacation.

In addition to the always available 7-day advance pricing on lift tickets, there is a deal for nearly every single day of the remaining season. Highlighted below are just a few promotions with approaching booking deadlines.

College X Pass – Book by January 25, 2012

The College X Pass is now on sale and offers skiing/riding for under $40/day over X Games for guests 24 years of age or younger with a valid ID from an accredited 4-year college. This product is a picture pass valid for two days of skiing or riding during Winter X Games Aspen 2012 for only $79 and is good on all four mountains. Visit to book or for more info.

Kids Fly Free to Aspen/Snowmass – Book by February 17, 2012 (, North America’s largest provider of mountain vacations, is offering free flights for children to Snowmass Village, Colo. ( Families who purchase a package by February 17 that includes at least five nights of lodging in March at any Snowmass property and four days of lift tickets valid at Aspen/Snowmass receive one free airline ticket for a child ages seven to 12. To learn more about how kids can fly free to Snowmass with, visit

In addition to these offers the Kids Ski & Stay FREE package for both March and April is back as well as the Perfect Storm and Spring Escape MVP. New this year is the Spring Jam package and a late-spring package: Highlands Last Call. For more information or to book any of these packages, please visit or call 1-800-525-6200.

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