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50th Anniversary Weekend Celebrations

Dec. 15-17, 2017 | All Day Event

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The 2017/2018 ski season marks the 50th Anniversary of Snowmass Ski Area. Join us for the big party on Anniversary Weekend, December 15-17, 2017. Kick things off with 1967 lift ticket pricing on Friday, December 15: $6.50 for a full day of skiing and riding at Snowmass. Then party like it’s 1967 throughout the weekend with retro-themed parties, revivals of classic Snowmass events, fireworks, restaurant specials, and more.


Anniversary Weekend Events:
Friday, December 15, 2017 marks Snowmass Ski Area’s 50th anniversary. To celebrate the day, take advantage of $6.50 single-day lift tickets, the price that was charged on opening day in 1967. Tickets are valid only on December 15th and only on Snowmass. The ticket will be available for purchase after September 15th. A retro party will cap off the day at Elk Camp, followed by fireworks over Fanny Hill.

Saturday, December 16, marks the return of the memorable Banana Days, but with a modern twist. The day will also feature a 50th Anniversary Golden Gala, and a premier of the 50th Anniversary film, Snowmass: 50 Years of Mountain Spirit.

Sunday, December 17, brings the past and present together with a modern remake of the Historic Cabin Jump and Rail Jam, with a picnic at the Spider Sabich Picnic and Race Area.


Additional celebrations throughout the season:

• $19.67 and $50.00 dining specials at participating bars and restaurants

• Gold signs marking the original 1967 trails on the mountain

• Official 50th anniversary merchandise available at retailers around Snowmass Village


Keep checking back here for more information as it becomes available!


50th Anniversary Community Photo (click photo to download)