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Dec 11-13, 2020 - Aspen/Snowmass Trip
Dec 11-13, 2020 - Aspen/Snowmass Trip

OutdoorsCO Winter's Eve

Aspen/Snowmass Trip

11-13 Dec 2020

OutdoorsCO is hosting their Winter’s Eve 2020 event this year in Aspen/Snowmass since this trip was cancelled in April due to COVID-19. They are providing the Sno-Jets with a Group Block at the ski-in/ski-out Top of the Village & Timberline Condominiums located slope side just above the Snowmass Mall.  There are also hotel units at the Westin & Wildwood Resorts if you prefer a more intimate setting (also ski-in/ski-out). 

 

2-nights lodging Fri 11 Dec – Sun 13 Dec:

Top of the Village/Timberline Condos $200/person

• Studio unit/1-bedroom condo – sleeps 2

• 2-bedroom condo – sleeps 4

Wildwood Resort – hotel room with 1 King/2 double beds $170/person

Westin Resort - hotel room with 1 King/2 Queen beds - $250/person


LIFT TICKETS:

Ski 4-mountains - Aspen (Ajax) / Aspen Highlands / Snowmass / Buttermilk

1-day pass - $65

2- or 3-day pass - $95 (Buy 2, get Friday FREE)


Trip Amenities:

• Après ski parties Friday & Saturday with free sipping & sampling

• Guided 1-2 hour tours of the mountains with Ambassadors each day

• Discounts & specials at participating restaurants on all 4 mountains

• Reduced price equipment rentals with pick up/delivery to your lodging

• Discount prices for the new alpine coaster and tubing hill rides

 

Notes:  

Early Bird prices above valid until 30 Oct. Prices will increase after 30 Oct. 

Group bookings must be done and paid in full by 16 Nov.

Lodging price includes all taxes & fees –except a $5/person pillow fee additional.

All room rates are based on double-occupancy.  To get your own room, the price is doubled.

Additional nights are available pre/post the Core weekend at the same daily rate if we can fill an entire unit for the extra nights. 

 

PAYMENTS:  $100 minimum or 50% due at time of booking.  

             Balance due on/before Nov 16th.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:  Trip is fully refundable less the following per person non-refundable fees: $10 if trip is booked before 30 Oct, $25 if trip is booked between 30 Oct & 16 Nov, $50 for all bookings after 16 Nov.  

 

I will be arranging rooming for everyone that signs up under the SNOJETS group. If you have any issues during signup or questions about lodging arrangements, don’t hesitate to contact me.


Signup Instructions and link will be sent to 2020/21 Sno-Jets Members soon.



Laurel LaRose

vptrips@snojets.org

Links for each of the lodging choices:

Top of the Village Condominiums

Timberline Condominiums

Westin Snowmass Resort

Wildwood Snowmass Resort


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Jan 21-24, 2021 - Vail Trip (OPEN - half full)
Jan 21-24, 2021 - Vail Trip (OPEN - half full)

Back by popular demand, we’ve scheduled our annual trip to Vail, Colorado for a bit later in the season this year - Jan 21-24, 2021. We’ll be staying at the Vail Racquet Club Mountain Resort once again this year with various unit sizes to pick from, along with 2 or 3-night options for your stay. Each option is available ala carte for you to choose from.

1-bedroom/1-bath condos - Sleeps 1-2 people

   576 sq ft units with a Queen bed in the master bedroom


2-bedroom/2-bath condos - Sleeps 2-4 people.

   874 sq ft units with a Queen bed and private bath in the master bedroom and a Queen bed or 2 twin beds in the second bedroom


3-bedroom/3-bath town homes - Sleeps 3-6 people

1600 sq ft units on 3 levels. The master bedroom has a queen bed and a private bathroom. The second and third bedrooms have either a Queen bed or 2 twin beds.

The 2- & 3-night options are:

2 nights (Thurs 21 Jan - Sat 23 Jan or Fri 22 Jan - Sun 24 Jan)

3 nights (Thurs 21 Jan - Sun 24 Jan)

Check out the Vail Racquet Club Website Click here

There will be options to share a room or pay for your own room. Individuals that request a shared room but do not specify a roommate will be paired up by the Trip Captain (males rooming with males, females with females). An initial room assignment list will be sent out NLT January 1, 2021.

An initial deposit of $25 (non-refundable) will be required to reserve your spot. 

The full remaining balance will be due on 22 Dec (30 days prior to trip start). 


Vail Racquet Club Mountain Resort Amenities:

• Free Town of Vail Shuttle to Vail Village and local attractions

 - 2 bus locations on the property – pickups every 15 min

 - Connection at Vail Transportation center can take you to Beaver Creek

• Restaurant & Bar on site

• White River Sports apparel store and gift shop

• Complimentary morning coffee in the lobby

• Complimentary local newspaper in lobby


Health Club Facility:

• 2 Hot Tubs – One Adult only and one family friendly

• Steam & Sauna Rooms in locker rooms

• Massage services (for a fee)

• 25 Meter, Year-round lap pool

• Complimentary Fitness & Yoga classes


All units have:

· A fully equipped kitchen, living room and dining room

· A pull out sofa bed in the living area

· A fireplace in the living area & Firewood free of charge

· A patio with electric barbecue grill

· A TV in the living room and in some of the bedrooms

· Full access to our private health club, pool & fitness center

· Free Wi-Fi in unit and public areas

· Free parking (2 cars near the unit, other cars in overflow lots on premise)

· Full clean upon departure included as well as Daily Trash & Towel Service.


Signups are open to all 2020/21 Sno-Jets Members.

Signup Now


If you have any questions about this trip, feel free to contact me.

Bruce Mackenzie-Low

President@Snojets.org

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Feb 7-11, 2021 - Purgatory Trip (OPEN)
Feb 7-11, 2021 - Purgatory Trip (OPEN)

The Sno-Jets are going to ski Purgatory!

Feb 7-11, 2021 (5-days, 4-nights)

Signups start Thursday 8 Oct

We will be staying at Cascade Village just a few miles from the Purgatory Ski Resort. This is a U-drive trip but complimentary transportation is provided from Cascade Village to Purgatory Ski Resort (only 2 miles away)


We have reserved various unit sizes to pick from:

3-bdrm/3-bath "Cascade condo - $270/person

Sleeps 3 singles or 6 people sharing the condo.  2220 sq ft unit with a King bed and balcony in the Master, a Queen bed in the 2nd upstairs bedroom and 2 double beds in the 2nd bedroom on the main level + a sleeper soft & TV in the loft.


2-bdrm/2-bath "Wintergreen" condo - $290/person

Sleeps 2 singles or 4 people sharing the condo. 1110 sq ft units with a King/Queen bed in the Master and 2 twin beds in the second bedroom + a sleeper sofa/futon in the living room


1-bdrm/1-bath Studio with Loft - $310/person

Sleeps 1 single or 2 people sharing the studio.  700 sq ft units with a King bed & TV in the loft, a Queen sleeper sofa downstairs, and kitchenette (no oven)


1-bdrm/1-bath "Snowscape" condo - $365/person

Sleeps 1 single or 2 people sharing the condo.  750 sq ft units with a King bed & luxury bath in the master bedroom + a Queen sleeper sofa in the living room


Click here to view the full room descriptions on the Cascade Village Website


Cascade Village Amenities:

- Indoor heated pool and jetted hot tub, men's and women's saunas & locker rooms

- 2 Outdoor soaking tubs

- Fitness Center

- Game room

- Underground parking

- Free internet connections

- Several restaurants & bars nearby (by Durango Ski Resort)

- 2 hours from Telluride Ski Resort


All Rooms have:

- Wood burning fireplace (firewood provided)

- Cable televisions

- Microwave oven or full kitchen

- Balconies


Cascade Village will be providing a complimentary welcome reception party with appetizers and a drink for everyone.


Room quantities are limited so signup early to get the desired room size you want. 

Lodging prices will increase $20 on 15 Nov.


If you would like your own room/condo, double payment will be required since the rooms require double occupancy. When you select your unit size, put a quantity of 2 to indicate you'd like your own room/bed.



If you choose to share a room, you will be paired with someone of the same sex unless you provide a desired roommates name and they also provide your name. An initial room assignment list will be sent out NLT 8 Jan 2021. If you have concerns about rooming, please address them with the Trip Captain.



Purgatory is not on the IKON or Epic passes but lift tickets are available to purchase based on skier age as follows:


Click here to purchase lift tickets through Ski White Diamond

 - Purchase tickets by 7 Jan, final payment due 22 Jan

 - 3% fee is added for credit card payments or mail check to avoid fee

 - Cancellations prior to 7 Jan are fully refundable


Payments:

A minimum deposit of $75 will be due at signup to reserve your lodging spot.

The full remaining payment will be due on 29 Dec (40 days prior to trip start).  



Optional Trip Insurance:

We are providing an option to purchase "Ski Trip Preserver" insurance through the Red Sky Travel Insurance Company. The cost is 6.95% of your total cost (lodging + lift tickets). See flyers attached for information on what the insurance covers and about their COVID-19 facts. Inside the documents you will find links to purchase the insurance. It is recommended that you purchase this insurance within 21 days of purchasing your lodging and lift tickets. No health exam is required.



Purgatory Trip Insurance Info 2020-21.pdf

Purgatory Trip-Red Sky COVID-19 FAQs.pdf19

Click here to purchase Optional Travel Insurance


If you have any questions regarding this trip, feel free to contact me.



Laurel LaRose

Trip Captain & VP of Trips

vptrips@snojets.org


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Mar 5-7 - Keystone/Dillon Trip
Mar 5-7 - Keystone/Dillon Trip

Keystone Trip

March 5-7, 2021

Best Western Ptarmigan Lodge

Dillon, CO


We were cheated out of our Keystone Trip last year due to the COVID-19 shutdown, so we've booked the trip again.


We've reserved hotel units that have either 1 King bed, 2 Queen beds or 2 double beds at the Best Western Ptarmigan Inn located just 12 minutes away from the Keystone Ski resort. If you don't want to drive, the Summit Stage transit stops across the street for a free ride to Keystone.


The Best Western offers Complimentary Breakfast daily and Free High Speed Internet Access.

Room prices are still TBD but are expected to be ~$140/person for 2-nights shared lodging.


There are several restaurants within walking distance: 

Pug Ryan’s Brewery, Arapahoe Café & Pub, Café ProFusion


CLICK HERE to check out the hotel features.


More details to be announced soon!


Trip Captain

Geoff Brown

membership@snojets.org

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Apr 2-4, 2021 - Steamboat Springs Trip
Apr 2-4, 2021 - Steamboat Springs Trip

Details coming soon.

This trip will be very similar to the OutdoorsCO Trip to Steamboat last December.