The Southern Rockies Winter Adventure
Dates: February 23 - March 4, 2018
States: Colorado & New Mexico
Maximum Trip Capacity: 7 people
Age Range: 18 - 39
Day 1: Skiing/Snowboarding at Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico (European-style ski village with the driest powder in North America)
Day 2: Skiing/Snowboarding at Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico
Day 3: Snowmobiling tour through the majestic San Juan Mountains of Colorado (optional excursion); Scenic drive through the Rocky Mountains (Taos Ski Valley to Telluride)
Day 4: Skiing/Snowboarding at Telluride Ski Resort, Colorado (Old mining town turned world-class ski resort)
Day 5: Skiing/Snowboarding at Telluride Ski Resort, Colorado
Day 6: Guided Ice Climbing at the best venue in the USA (optional excursion); sunset at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park; Scenic drive through the Rocky Mountains (Telluride to Aspen)
Day 7: Skiing/Snowboarding at Aspen/Snowmass Ski Resort, Colorado (Possibly the most renowned ski resort in the world)
Day 8: Skiing/Snowboarding at Aspen/Snowmass Ski Resort, Colorado; Saturday Night Party in Aspen
Day 9: Farewell Brunch; Scenic drive through the Rocky Mountains (Aspen to Denver)
Trip Price Includes:
•9 Nights Lodging; 3 nights in Taos Ski Valley, 3 nights in Telluride, 3 nights in Aspen (all lodging is situated in prime locations, within walking distance to the lifts)
•6 Full-Day Lift Tickets, 2 at each ski resort (Aspen/Snowmass window lift ticket rates are $170/day!)
•2 SUV Rentals
•Car Fuel Expenses
•Highway Tolls & Parking Fees
Trip Price: $1750
Trip Price Does Not Include:
•Round-Trip Flight (~$250)
•Food (breakfast included with some lodging)
•Souvenirs and other Personal Expenses
All ability levels are welcome to participate in this adventure, including first-timers. Each of the resorts visited has both bunny hills and world-class instructors ready to get you carving down the mountains after a few hours of instruction.
This trip requires shared driving responsibilities, executing this itinerary consists of a team effort where everyone pitches in equal amounts.*
Accepted payment methods are Venmo, QuickPay, PayPal, Bank Transfer or Cash.
A 50% deposit is required to lock in your spot, if for any unexpected circumstance you can’t make it, $350 of the deposit can be applied to any future trip (applicable if you notify me at least 3 weeks prior to start of the trip), $525 is non-refundable. The other 50% is due 3 weeks before the start of the trip. With 3 weeks remaining, the 50% deposit becomes non-refundable while the other 50% can still be applied to any future trip until 72 hours before scheduled trip departure. If cancelling within 72 hours of scheduled trip departure, no trip costs can be refunded.
Note on Itinerary:
Although I do my very best to adhere to the trip schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond my control (weather conditions, road/trail closures, etc.).
*Exceptions can be made for those who are uncomfortable driving an SUV or without a valid driver's license. This applies to all tours.