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Dec 11-13, 2020 - Aspen/Snowmass Trip (CLOSES 25 NOV)
Dec 11-13, 2020 - Aspen/Snowmass Trip (CLOSES 25 NOV)

OutdoorsCO Winter's Eve

Aspen/Snowmass Trip

11-13 Dec 2020

We've paired up with the OutdoorsCO Travel Organization again this year and they have provided current Sno-Jets members with a special room block at the Top of the Village & Timberline Condominiums in Snowmass for this event. There are also hotel units available in the Wildwood Resort and Westin Resort. All of the units are ski-in/ski-out!  The core days for this trip is Fri Dec 11 - Sun Dec 13th. You may add days on before/after these days as desired. 


Winter's Eve Package Includes:

  • 2 or more nights lodging
  • 3 mountain lift ticket options
  • Discounted Alpine coaster & tubing options
  • Après ski festivities Friday
  • Après ski festivities Saturday
  • COVID Pub Crawl in Aspen Saturday
  • Sponsor Swag and prizes
  • Group ski with Mountain hosts
  • On-site staff & welcome gifts
  • 10% Discount off food at on mountain restaurants
  • Discounted rental equipment

Need more details - see OutdoorCO Flyer


Lodging prices as of 2 Nov - for 2 nights lodging including taxes:  

Top of the Village/Timberline Condos

   $210/person - shared room in a shared 2-bedroom condo (sleeps 4)*

   $420/person - your own room in a shared 2-bedroom condo*

Note: 2-bedroom condos have a King in the Master & 2 beds in the second bedroom


   $220 - your own Studio condo (sleeps 1 or 2)** (LIMITED supply, call first)

   $590 - your own 1-bdrm condo (sleeps 1 or 2)**

  

Wildwood Resort

  $170/person - shared Hotel room with 1 King/2 double beds*

  $340 – your own Hotel room with 1 King/2 double beds (sleeps 1 or 2)**


Westin Resort

  $550 – your own Hotel room with 1 King/2 Queen beds (sleeps 1 or 2)**

 

Notes:

* = Trip Leader will match you up based on requested preference. 

    (If no preference, you will be matched up with another person of the same sex.)

** = These units can be purchased by 1 person getting their own unit and essentially paying double 

     or by 2 people sharing payment since 50% is due at signup, 50% due Nov 16th.  


Ski 3 different mountains on 1 ticket – Aspen (Ajax), Aspen Highlands or Snowmass

$60 for 1 ticket

$95 for 2 or 3 tickets (Buy 2 get Friday FREE)

$140 for 4 tickets

$185 for 5 tickets

(Tickets must be used during your stay)


Payment Information

Minimum deposit required is $100 or 50% of your total (before 16 Nov) - full payment due after 16 Nov

Lift tickets must be purchased and paid for by 22 Nov

Lodging reservations must be made by 25 Nov.


Cancellation Policy: Trip is fully refundable less:

$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

More details on full cancellation policy HERE


Signups will be done on the OutdoorsCO website. See attached instructions HERE to get our group rate and pricing. If you have any questions, feel free to email me.


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.


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 - 2 spots left)
Jan 21-24, 2021 - Vail Trip (OPEN - 2 spots left)

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 ==> Sold Out

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


2-bedroom/2-bath condos - Sleeps 2-4 people ==> 2 spots left (3 nights stay, room with 2 beds)

   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 ==> Sold Out

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) ==> Sold Out

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

The Sno-Jets are going to ski Purgatory!

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

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 - $290/person ==> 1 room left (King/Queen bed)

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 - $310/person ==> 1 unit left + spot for single only

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 ==> Sold out

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 ==> Sold out

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


Studio for 2 - Purgatory Village Condo Hotel $406/person  NEW - 2 units added

Sleeps 1 single or 2 people sharing the condo. 400 sq ft unit with Queen-size pull down Murphy bed, full bath, fireplace and kitchenette with Mini-fridge, 3 burners, coffee pot, toaster and microwave. Hotel is located in the heart of Purgatory Village Center about 2.8 miles from Cascade Village but closer to the ski resort.


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. 

Trip will open to non-members on 15 Nov for an additional $45 (+ Free membership)


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 (Open - Half full)
Mar 5-7 - Keystone/Dillon Trip (Open - Half full)

Keystone Trip

March 5-7, 2021

Best Western Ptarmigan Lodge

Dillon, CO


We were forced to cancel our April 2020 trip to Keystone due to COVID-19 ski area closures —but now we’re back with two nights at the Best Western Ptarmigan Lodge in Dillon - Fri 5 Mar - Sat 6 Mar. This lodge overlooks beautiful Lake Dillon and is conveniently located to allow you to ski any of the great Summit County ski resorts - Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain or A-Basin.


Cost: 2-nights lodging/person

  Room w. 2 Double beds - $132

  Room w. 2 Queen beds - $137

  Room w. 1 King bed - $142 ==> Sold Out

To get your own room, price is doubled.


Payment Info:

Full payment due at signup.

Price increases $10 on 1 Jan 2021 if not already sold out

Cancel by 15 Jan 2021 (full refund less $25 if room can be returned or a replacement is found)


Amenities:

- Complimentary Breakfast

-  Outdoor Hot tub

- All units have a mini refrigerator

-  Free High Speed Internet Access

-  Catch the Summit Stage across the street from the Lodge for a free ride to Keystone, A-Basin,

Breckenridge or Copper Mountain

- Several restaurants within walking distance: Pug Ryan’s Brewery, Arapahoe Café & Pub, Café ProFusion


An onsite Happy Hour is not included in the trip price due to COVID uncertainties. However, an optional “pay on your own” gathering is being planned at a nearby brew pub 


CLICK HERE to check out the hotel features.


Trip will open on-line (see link on our home page) on 5 Nov. Rooms are limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Signup early to get in on this great trip.


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.