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    • March 18, 2023
    • (MDT)
    • March 25, 2023
    • (MDT)
    • Aspen Snowmass Resort. Co.
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    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!  

    The Trip
    • 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.

    Mountain Stats

    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 
    • Lifts:  21
    • Runs:  98
    • Difficulty: 5% green, 48% blue, 17% black and 30% double black. 

    Aspen Highlands

    • Summit:   11,675 ft. with 2,030 ft. of vertical drop
    • Skiable terrain: 1,040 acres
    • Lifts: 5
    • Runs: 122
    • Difficulty: 0% green, 23% blue, 12% black and 65% double black. 
    Aspen Mountain
    • Summit:  11,212 ft. with 3,267 ft. of vertical drop.
    • Skiable terrain: 674 acres
    • Lifts:  8
    • Runs:  76
    • Difficulty: 0% green, 48% blue, 26% black and 26% double black. 


    • Summit:   9,900 ft. with 3,635 ft. of vertical drop
    • Skiable terrain: 470 acres
    • Lifts:  8
    • Runs: 44
    • 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.

    Payment Schedule

    • 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

    Lift Tickets

    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. 

    Flight Information

    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.

     Trip Registration

    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. 

    Trip Flyer

    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.


      • March 31, 2023
      • 8:00 PM
      • April 02, 2023
      • 3:00 PM
      • Lutsen, MN

      Hey SkiHawks,

      Lutsen's Mountain Meltdown is the last hurrah of the 2022 / 2023 ski and ride season. Let's get together and celebrate the season at Lutsen!

      Help us bring SkiHawk Winter Carnival spirit to Lutsen for Mountain Meltdown, Mar 31st through April 2nd. During the Meltdown, Lutsen guarantees that they will have 40 runs open. In addition, there will be music on the mountain and at Papa Charlies.

      This weekend is also the Sweetwater Shakedown with music both Friday and Saturday nights at Papa Charlies (for an admission charge), the Mountain Top Chalet on Moose Mountain and apre' ski music Saturday and Sunday at Papa's. Check it ouhere.

      The plan is to do Mountain Meltdown Meet & Ski style. It’s informal and can be customized to fit your needs. Drive up on your own on Friday (03/30) and ski Saturday and Sunday. You choose when you leave, who your roommates are and the lodging / lift package that fits your budget. You can stay slope side or off the hill. It's your choice. Start here at Mountain Meltdown

      Friday will be a travel day with arrivals varying throughout the day. Here are a few Meet Up ideas for our time at Lutsen.

      • Fri: 8:00 PM or so, meet at Moguls Bar & Grill at the Caribou Highlands Lodge to enjoy a cocktail, meet old friends and make some new ones. SkiHawks, please wear your SkiHawk yellow hats and other swag so that our new people can find us. If you are a paid & rostered member of the SkiHawks and need swag, it will be available for sale.
      • Sat: 9:00 AM - Lifts open - SKI & RIDE! You can spot rostered SkiHawks by our yellow bandannas, leg bands and pole flags.
      • 11:30 - 1:00. Lunch at the Summit Chalet at the top of the Moose Mountain. Weather depending, we will be on the deck. Otherwise, we will try for onside tables, next to the windows. It is 1st come, 1st serve, so look for our yellow swag. Come and go as you wish.
      • 3:00 - Papa Charlie's - Apre' ski music starts at 4:00. We will try to have a get together about 3:00, but you can stop in when you'd like. Again, SkiHawks, please have your yellow swag.
      • Dinner is on your own
      • 9:00 - Papa Charlie's - Live music continues.
      • Sun - 9:00 Lifts open- SKI & RIDE!
      • 11:30 - 1:00. Lunch at the Summit Chalet at the top of the Moose Mountain. Watch for our yellow swag. Come and go as you wish.
      • 2:00 or so, meet at Papa Charlies - Meet with the group to toast the end of another great season. Apre' ski music starts at 4:00

      Questions? PM Greg via this site or the "contact us" feature on the SkiHawk website.

      If you would like to find out more about the SkiHawks check us out at Individual dues are only $30 / year which is good through October 31, 2023.

      RSVP via MeetUp so that we can watch for you.  RSVP

    Past events

    February 17, 2023 Whitecap Mountains with the Yodelers
    February 11, 2023 Winter Park 2023
    May 17, 2022 Galapagos Islands with Sitzmark
    April 08, 2022 Mountain Melt Down, 2022
    March 07, 2022 Squaw Valley 2022
    January 21, 2022 Winter Carnival 2022
    February 20, 2021 Breckenridge 2021 - CANCELED DUE TO COVID
    March 28, 2020 Beaver Creek 2020 - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID
    February 23, 2020 Whistler 2020
    January 04, 2019 Winter Carnival 2019
    April 07, 2018 Winter Park 2018
    February 10, 2018 Big Sky 2018
    January 05, 2018 Winter Carnival 2018


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