The SkiHawks will be Skiing and Riding in the Colorado Rockies at the
Aspen Snowmass Resort
Join the SkiHawks on our 2023 Destination Trip to Aspen Snowmass.
While we will be staying at Aspen Snowmass, you will have access to all four of Aspen's mountains on just one ticket. The mountains of Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk combine to offer over 5,500 acres of skiable terrain. Terrain is 48% green and blue, 18% black and 34% double black, so there is bound to be plenty of groomers, open bowls, steeps and bumps for everyone. Click on the link above to visit the Aspen Snowmass website for complete details on all four mountains, the towns of Snowmass and Aspen plus more!
8 days, 7 nights (Saturday - Saturday)
6 days of skiing (Sunday - Friday)
Direct round trip flight from MSP to DEN and return.
Private motor coach transfers between DEN and Aspen Snowmass Resort. The trip out will have a grocery and beverage stop.
Ski in / ski out lodging at the Top of the Village Condos at Snowmass.
Pre-trip introduction party.
Welcome reception and après ski events.
Trip capacity of 36.
This event is open to all club members.
You must be a rostered member of the MN SkiHawks or another club to participate.
The four mountains of Aspen, with annual average snowfall of over 300 inches, provides world class skiing over 5,500 acres of skiable terrain. The links below will take you directly to the specific mountains for maps and additional detail. All four mountains are connected by free shuttle service.
Summit: 12,310 ft. with 4,406 ft. of vertical drop.
Skiable terrain: 3,339 acres
Difficulty: 5% green, 48% blue, 17% black and 30% double black.
- Summit: 11,675 ft. with 2,030 ft. of vertical drop
Skiable terrain: 1,040 acres
Difficulty: 0% green, 23% blue, 12% black and 65% double black.
- Summit: 9,900 ft. with 3,635 ft. of vertical drop
Skiable terrain: 470 acres
Difficulty: 35% green, 39% blue, 12% black and 5% double black.
Lodging accommodations are at the Top of the Village condos at Snowmass Village. Top of the Village condos are a Destination by Hyatt property and is rated 4.5 out of 5 by Trip Advisor.
Accommodations are two and three bedroom & bath condos, with split king beds and twins. Condos are equipped with a full kitchen, fireplace, washer-dryer, gas grill and a private balcony. Depending on Covid restrictions, there will be daily housekeeping. Additional amenities include an outdoor heated pool, 2 hot tubs, a fitness room and sauna.
A single bedroom (within shared condos) is available for those that desire privacy.
The Top of the Village is a ski in / ski out property.
Restaurants, shopping and nightlife are available in Snowmass Village a walkable distance away. There are also free shuttles throughout Snowmass resort, with Top of the Village on Route 5. For those that want more, the town of Aspen is only 30 minutes away by free shuttle.
Trip Pricing*Pricing at this time is Land Only. Pricing will be adjusted once air is finalized which is expected by mid-September. A minimum deposit of $500 will reserve your spot. Rostered SkiHawk members have registration priority until Sept. 1st, 2022.
- $2,088 "Early Bird Special" if deposit is received by Oct. 10th
- $2,148 if deposit is received after Oct. 10th and by Nov. 10th.
- $2,208 if deposit is received after Nov. 10th.
*Pricing is based on a 36-person minimum.
* Lift tickets are not included. See below for lift ticket options.
*A single bedroom option (in a shared condo) is available for an additional $1,252.
*A "Land Only" option is available for $328 less.
*Final trip pricing may be subject to fuel surcharges.
- Initial Deposit: $500 due upon registration, if before Nov. 10th.
- Second Payment: $500 due by Nov. 10th, 2022, for a total of $1,000 including the first deposit.
- Third Payment: $500 due by Dec. 8th, 2022, for a total of $1,500 including the first two deposits.
- Final Payment: Remaining balance due by Jan. 31st, 2023
You can ski or ride up to six days on this trip. There are two options for lifts: Discounted group lift tickets or the IKON Plus pass.
Seniors (65+): 3 days 4 days 5 days 6 days
$280 $373 $466 $599
Non-Seniors (65+): 3 days 4 days 5 days 6 days
NA $379 $509 $631
IKON Plus Pass: Purchase the IKON Plus Pass directly from IKON.
Uncertain about your lift tickets? 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 28 seats are available.
Here are the flight details.
Saturday Mar. 18,2023: MSP to DEN
Depart: Flight #WN 2020 at 11:30AM. Arrive at 12:35PM
Saturday Mar. 25, 2023: DEN to MSP
Depart: Flight #WN 864 at 5:50PM. Arrive at 8:40PM
If you have a SW Voucher from 2022's Palisades Tahoe trip, it cannot be used on this trip, as it expires on Mar. 13, 23.
We are excited about this Destination Trip to Aspen Snowmass Resort and hope that you can join us. It's been nine years since the SkiHawks visited Aspen Snowmass, so don't miss out.
Contact Trip Leaders Steve Fager at (952) 843-8638 or Dave Scheibel at (320) 579-0442. To send an e-mail, just click on either name. You can also download a trip flyer for additional information.
Ready to go?
Click on the "Register" button below. Once registered, you can make your deposit online via credit or debit card. Only online registration and payment are accepted.