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Aspen Gay Ski Week

by Katie Skrzek

Dec 11, 2014

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Hit the slopes for Aspen Gay Ski Week. The premier gay and lesbian winter travel and vacation event celebrates its 38th year January 11–18, 2015 in Aspen, Colo. The Rocky Mountains host the weeklong ski event.


Lift tickets start at $67 per day with the four-day package option. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, the event hosts parties, dinners, comedy shows, film viewings, art shows, sleigh rides, yoga and spa days.


Purchase one of the various passes and receive priority access to the events and parties. Get into every party during the week with the Black Diamond Pass for $375. For those interested in VIP access to all events, including the costume competition, purchase the Patron Pass for $850. Tickets for the opening-night reception cost $75 and include complimentary cocktails, wine and beer. The closing night pool party ends the week in style with music, drinks, two pools, a water slide, fountains, a lazy river, steam rooms and more. Tickets cost $135.


The Limelight Hotel is the host hotel for Aspen Gay Ski Week, offering special amenities and shuttle service to events.


Aspen Gay Ski Week supports The Roaring Fork Gay and Lesbian Community Fund through fundraising. Money raised during the event benefits charities on the local and national level.



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