Gems

The GEMS are Colorado’s best hidden treasures. Free of paid parking, free of crowds, free of lift lines, free of hassles. With down-to-earth prices, these resorts offer instant access to world-class terrain. The Gems are perfect for those seeking the authentic Colorado skiing or snowboarding experience, and the GEMS CARD is the ultimate way to begin your Colorado adventure.

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What is a Gems Card?

For just $25, the Gems Card provides either two 2-for-1 lift tickets or two 30% off lift tickets, at each of the nine Colorado Gems Resorts. Use your Gems Card for either two BOGOs, two 30% discounts, or one of each at all nine Gems resorts. Choose the deal that works for you!

Restrictions: One 2-for-1 or discounted ticket per cardholder per day. All tickets issued are valid for same-day use only. Card is non-transferable. Photo ID and Gems Card required at ticket window. Card holder must be present. No cash value. Discount not valid with any other discount tickets, pass products, offers or promotions. Lost or stolen Gems Cards will not be reissued. 

Blackout Dates: December 17, 2017 - January 1, 2018.

Expires: April 15, 2018.

 

Gems Resorts

Arapahoe Basin Logo

Located just 68 miles west of Denver, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area boasts the longest ski and ride season in Colorado and some of most iconic terrain in the state. The ski area sits on the scenic Continental Divide, providing beginner and intermediate skiers with fun, rolling groomers, and testing experts with rocky steeps and chutes. Plan to stick around for free live music and one of the most celebrated après scenes in the Rockies.  ArapahoeBasin.com

Cooper Heart Logo

Cooper is different! No crowds or lift lines; just authentic Colorado skiing & riding with soft, all-natural snow, a laid-back family-friendly vibe and affordable prices. Whether you want cruisers, glades, powder or bumps, Cooper’s 39 runs will satisfy. Grab a bite at our mountaintop yurt or kick back at Katie O’Rourke’s Irish Pub for a brew, appetizer and live music! For more adventures, check out 2,600 acres of epic cat skiing on Chicago Ridge.  SkiCooper.com

Eldora Mountain Resort Logo

Drive Less, Ski More! Located 21 miles west of Boulder and easily accessible from the Front Range, Eldora is the place to visit for adventure seeking outdoor enthusiasts. Known for plentiful powder and a family friendly atmosphere, Eldora is welcoming a new high-speed 6-person detachable lift for the 2017-2018 season, as well as many other additions. Home to a variety of Alpine and Nordic terrain, Eldora is the prime destination to enjoy a sensational day on the slopes.  Eldora.com

Ski Granby Ranch Logo

Fun lesson programs, convenient access and affordable prices make Granby Ranch a longtime family favorite. This mountain paradise is a genuine Colorado retreat with western charm and small town friendliness that invites you to slow down and enjoy. Granby Ranch offers a variety of dining options including The Granby Ranch Grill – complete with a sun-drenched patio featuring panoramic views to soak in while you sip your favorite après drink. Granby Ranch is the most family-friendly ski mountain in Colorado.  GranbyRanch.com

Hesperus Ski Area is located 11 miles west of Durango on Highway 160. Hesperus features 26 trails on 160 leased-acres with one chairlift, a rope tow, terrain park, day lodge, rental shop, ski & ride school and tubing hill. Opened in 1962, the summit is 8,888 ft., with a base of 8,180 ft. and a 700-foot vertical. Average snowfall is 150 inches annually. Operations are scheduled December through March.  Ski-Hesperus.com

Loveland Ski Area logo

Near to the hearts and homes of generations of Colorado skiers and riders, Loveland is Colorado’s true winter wonderland. Just 53 miles west of Denver, Loveland features remarkable terrain for all ages and abilities, FREE snowcat skiing, an innovative lesson program and a laid back local vibe that you can’t find anywhere else.  Loveland is home for those that simply want to ski or ride. Come find out why there’s more to love at Loveland. SkiLoveland.com

Monarch Mountain Logo

Located just outside of Salida, Colorado, Monarch Mountain's abundant natural snow and friendly people make for a real Rocky Mountain ski experience. Enjoy convenient, free parking, reasonable prices and runs that flow naturally back to a single base area. Monarch's variety of terrain offers something for skiers and riders of any level.  SkiMonarch.com

Powderhorn Mountain Resort Logo

Nestled deep in the heart of the Grand Mesa on the storied Western Slope of Colorado, Powderhorn is a scenic, family-friendly resort featuring 1,600 acres of terrain suited to a variety of abilities and preferences. Powderhorn is known for extending exceptional value to each guest, thanks to improvements at the resort and a mountain focused on creating a one-of-a-kind, year-round experience. Western Colorado is known for its wide-open spaces, distinctive topography and friendly local residents. Powderhorn.com.

Sunlight Mountain Resort Logo

Sunlight gives you a full day of skiing for about half the cost of the mega resorts. You’ll park for free, walk to the lifts and never stand in line. Without the crowds, the powder lasts for days. All 67 trails lead right to the lodge where you can stow your brown bag lunch or get something hot at the grill. No hassles. No hype. It’s exactly what you’ve been missing. Sunlight is located just 12 miles south of Glenwood Springs, where you can après ski in the world’s largest hot springs pool and still find a room for under $100 a night. SunlightMtn.com

 

2017-18 Gems Cards sales will open in August 2017.

 

For additional information, or any questions regarding the Colorado Ski Country USA Gems Card, call 303-837-0793 or email us at gems@coloradoski.com.

Office Hours are Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm. We will be unable to field requests outside of our stated office hours, but will get back to you promptly on the subsequent business day.

Colorado Ski Country USA
3773 Cherry Creek North Drive
Suite 955
Denver, CO 80209