Join the SkiHawks at Winter Park Resort in Winter Park, Colorado
The SkiHawks' "value trip" is back for 2023. We will be headed to Winter Park Resort, an all-time SkiHawk favorite. In December of 2021, Winter Park Resort was voted the best ski resort in North America by USA Today readers, for the second year in a row. Ranking
The mountains at Winter Park are divided into seven distinct territories. Each of which has its own flavor. There are plenty of groomers, open bowls, steeps and bumps for everyone. Click on the Winter Park Resort link above to visit the Winter Park web site for complete details.
Winter Park is blessed with tremendous amounts of snow and spectacular views, that are spread over 3,081 acres of skiable terrain. There are 166 runs that are serviced by 23 lifts.
The Village at Winter Park serves up all of the must haves for après ski. The village offers everything from cold craft brews and cocktails, to steaks, sushi, shopping, and more.
5 days, 4 nights (Saturday - Wednesday)
4 days of skiing (Sunday - Wednesday)
Direct round trip flight from MSP to DEN and return.
Private motor coach transfers between DEN and Winter Park. The trip out will have a grocery and beverage stop.
Double occupancy in Studio Suites at the Vintage Hotel. Suites have 2 beds and a kitchenette.
Pre-trip introduction party.
Après ski events.
Trip capacity of 30.
This event is open to all club members.
You must be a rostered member of the MN SkiHawks or another club to participate.
World class skiing over 2 highly rated mountains
3.080 acres of skiable terrain split into seven distinct territories
The resort has a 3.060 ft. vertical drop from the top of the Cirque Territory at 12,060 ft. to Winter Park Mountain's base at 9,000 ft.
Terrain is 8% beginner, 18% intermediate, 19% advanced, 52% most difficult and 3% expert only. Trail Map
Average annual snowfall is 345 inches.
Lodging accommodations will be at the Vintage Hotel, located in Winter Park Village.
Accommodations are one bedroom Studio Suites with two king or queen beds per suite. Suites are equipped with a kitchenette, cable TV and WIFI. A single occupancy option is available for those that desire privacy.
Hotel amenities include large hot tubs, an outdoor heated pool and on-site lounge. There will be midweek trash pickup and towel exchange.
Just outside of the Vintage Hotel is the Village Cabriolet, a people mover that will take you to lifts via a short ski trail.
Restaurants, shopping and nightlife are just a short walk or cabriolet ride away. Preview the Village Map. The charm of Old Town Winter Park, with its shopping, dining, breweries and distilleries is only minutes away via free shuttle. Check out Old Town.
Rostered SkiHawk members have registration priority until Sept. 1st, 2022.
A minimum deposit of $500 will reserve your spot.
- $1,219 "Early Bird Special" if deposit is received by Oct. 10th
- $1,269 if deposit is received after Oct. 10th and by Nov. 15th.
- $1,319 if deposit is received after Nov. 16th.
* Pricing is based on a 24-person minimum and double occupancy lodging.
* Lift tickets are not included. See below for lift ticket options.
* A single occupancy option is available for a $585 upcharge.
* Land Only" is $907 (less $312).
* Final trip pricing may be subject to fuel surcharges.
- Initial Deposit: $500 due upon registration
- Second Payment: $500 due by Nov. 15th, 2022 ($1,000 total including the first deposit)
- Final Payment: Remaining balance due by Jan. 3rd, 20 23
You can ski or ride up to four days on this trip. We will have an afternoon check out on Feb. 15th to facilitate your 4th day of. skiing. There are two options for lifts: Discounted group lift tickets or the IKON Pass.
Group Lift Tickets: 3 days: $236 4 days: $315 IKON Pass: Purchase the IKON Pass directly from IKON Pass.
Uncertain about your lift tickets? Lift ticket options can be changed up to February 1. Contact your trip leader with questions.
We will be flying Southwest Airlines to take advantage of their lower air fares and policy of 2 free bags. (A ski bag and a boot bag count as one bag.) A maximum of 22 seats are available.
Here are the flight details.
Feb. 11, 2023: MSP to DEN
Depart: Flight #2340 at 9:30AM. Arrive at 11:00AM
Feb. 15, 2023: DEN to MSP
Depart: Flight #4560 at 7:24PM. Arrive at 10:40PM
If you have a SW Voucher from 2022's Palisades Tahoe trip, it cannot be applied to group air fare. If you would like to use it on this trip, you must register as "Land Only" and book you own flight. Booking on the above flights is possible, if you book early. Book your SW flight at SW Airlines.
If you do not book the same flights as the group and if you want to utilize the SkiHawks' bus transportation, you must be sure that your flight arrives in DEN prior to 11:00AM. Your return flight to MSP must depart after 7:24 PM. If you are not able to coordinate arrival and departure times, you would have to arrange your own shuttle services at your cost.
We are excited about this trip given the ability to revisit Winter Park, its value pricing and timing will save you money and a valuable vacation day.
Rostered SkiHawk members have registration priority until Sept. 1st, 2022. On Sept. 1st, registration is open to all.
Contact Trip Leader Bryan Stadtler at (612) 207-5831. Click on his name to start an e-mail.
Ready to go?
Click on the "Register" button below. Once registered, make your deposit electronically online via credit or debit card. Only online payments are accepted.