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Please read these three documents, each important to your safe participation in our trips. 

OUTDOOR RECREATION DAY TRIPS

FALL & WINTER DAY TRIPS, CLASSES

November 20 – Ski/Snowboard Tuning Clinic
November 23- Backcountry Thanksgiving
November 27 – Intro to Winter Camping Class
November 30 – Lift to the Lifts:  Breckenridge

December 4 – Avalanche Awareness Class
December 7 – Lift to the Lifts:  Keystone
December 11 – Beginner Ski Workshop
December 12 – Monarch Mountain Ski Lessons Trip: Beginner
December 14 – Dog Sledding & Snow Tubing
December 14 – Lift to the Lifts:  Monarch
December 18 – Ski & Snowboard Tuning Clinic
December 19 – Monarch Mountain Ski Lessons Trip: Beginner
December 21 – Lift to the Lifts:  Breckenridge
December 28 – Lift to the Lifts:  Keystone

January 4 – Lift to the Lifts:  Monarch
January 8 – Avalanche Awareness Class
January 9 – Monarch Mountain Ski Lessons Trip
January 11 – Lift to the Lifts:  Breckenridge
January 16 – Ski Bike Lesson (Winter Park)
January 18 – Lift to the Lifts:  Copper
January 18 – Dog Sledding & Tubing
January 25 – Lift to the Lifts:  Monarch
January 29 – Ski & Snowboard Tuning Clinic

February 1 – Lift to the Lifts:  Keystone
February 8 – Lift to the Lifts:  Breckenridge
February 15 – Lift to the Lifts:  Keystone
February 20 – Monarch Mountain Ski Lessons Trip
February 22 – Lift to the Lifts:  Monarch
February 26 – Ski & Snowboard Tuning Clinic
February 27 – Ski Bike Lesson (Winter Park)
February 29 – Lift to the Lifts:  Copper

March 4 – Avalanche Awareness Class
March 7 – Lift to the Lifts:  Breckenridge
March 11 – Dutch Oven Cooking Class
March 14 – Lift to the Lifts:  Keystone
March 19 – Monarch Mountain Ski Lessons Trip
March 21 – Lift to the Lifts:  Monarch
March 21 – Shoe and Brew
March 25 – Ski & Snowboard Tuning Clinic
March 28 – Lift to the Lifts:  Copper
March 28 – Ski and Soak

November 2019

 

SKI/SNOWBOARD TUNING CLINIC – November 20

Ski season is upon us! So dust off those skis and bring them in to Outdoor Rec to learn the basics of ski and snowboard tuning from our trained technicians. They’ll teach all the basics you’ll need in order to keep your gear ready to ride between professional tunes. If you don’t have your own equipment to bring in, feel free to borrow ours to practice your skills.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: $5 RecOn eligible participants; $45 general price

Location: Outdoor Rec

Meet Time: 4:30 p.m.

End Time: 6:30 p.m.

Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. Monday, November 18

BACKCOUNTRY THANKSGIVING – November 23

Learn the basics of backcountry cooking with Outdoor Rec by coming along on a scenic day hike followed by a tutorial on how to prepare one of our favorite backcountry meals: Thanksgiving Dinner. After a hike through beautiful North Cheyenne Cañon, we will discuss the principles of backcountry cooking while working to create a delicious meal.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: $15 RecOn eligible participants; $35 general price

Location: North Cheyenne Cañon

Meet Time: 10 a.m.

End Time: 2 p.m.

Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. Thursday, November 21

INTRO TO WINTER CAMPING CLASS – November 27

Just because the temperature is dropping, doesn’t mean the camping has to end! If you are willing to embrace the colder temperatures and head out for some winter camping, you will be rewarded with solitude and the immense beauty of the winter landscape. Let us teach you the skills you need to stay warm and plan your next winter camping trip.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services.

Cost: $5

Location: ODR

Meet Time: 4:30 p.m.

End Time: 6 p.m.

Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. Tuesday, November 26

LIFT TO THE LIFTS

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and will return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Here are the LIFT TO THE LIFTS dates for this 2019 – 2020 ski season:

  • 11/30/19 – Breckenridge
  • 12/7/19 – Keystone
  • 12/14/19 – Monarch
  • 12/21/19 – Breckenridge
  • 12/28/19 – Keystone
  • 1/4/20 – Monarch
  • 1/11/20 – Breckenridge
  • 1/18/20 – Copper
  • 1/25/20 – Monarch
  • 2/1/20 – Keystone
  • 2/8/20 – Breckenridge
  • 2/15/20 – Keystone
  • 2/22/20 – Monarch
  • 2/29/20 – Copper
  • 3/7/20 – Breckenridge
  • 3/14/20 – Keystone
  • 3/21/20 – Monarch
  • 3/28/20 – Copper
  • 4/4/20 – Keystone
  • 4/11/20 – Breckenridge

Cost: $30
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. two days prior to trip date.

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Breckenridge – November 30

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Breckenridge
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. November 28

December 2019

 AVALANCHE AWARENESS CLASS – December 4

Winter is upon us! If you plan on skiing, snowshoeing, or snowmobiling in the mountains this winter, it is best to have some basic knowledge of avalanches, the danger they pose, and how to identify and avoid avalanche terrain.

In this avalanche awareness class, we will discuss all of that as well as necessary safety equipment when traveling in avalanche terrain and resources for continued avalanche education.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services.

Cost: $5
Location: ODR
Meet Time: 4:30 p.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. December 3

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Keystone – December 7

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Keystone Resort
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. December 5

BEGINNER SKI WORKSHOP – December 11

If you want to give skiing a shot but are overwhelmed with where to start, join us at Outdoor Rec for this FREE workshop where we will go over everything a beginner skier doesn’t know they need to know.

We will discuss the different types of skis and bindings, where to go skiing, and what gear you will need. We will also discuss what gear, apparel, and services we at Outdoor Rec provide, as well as local shops we recommend.

Additionally, if you are looking to buy your own skis, we will discuss what to look for in a ski, boot, and bindings so that you can make an informed purchase.

There are limited spots available, so even though this is a FREE program, please be sure to sign up in advance. This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services.

Cost: FREE
Location: ODR
Meet Time: 4:30 p.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. December 10  

MONARCH SKI LESSON: Beginner – December 12

If you are new to skiing or snowboarding, taking lessons can give you the skills and confidence to drastically increase your enjoyment of the sport.

This year we are partnering with Monarch Mountain to offer our customers a ski lesson package which includes shuttle ride to the mountain, lift ticket, rental equipment, and a 4 hour lesson. This is an amazing deal and spots will fill up fast, so call us now to reserve your lesson!

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: $15 RecOn eligible participants/$185 General price
Location: Monarch Mountain (Meet at ODR)
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. December 10

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Monarch – December 14

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30/$80 with lift ticket
Location: Monarch Mountain
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. December 12  

 DOG SLEDDING – December 14

Mush, mush! Riding in a dogsled pulled by a team. of strong Huskies through the snow covered forest is a thrilling, joyful, fun experience. They literally leap in anticipation of running the trail. We’re not sure if the trip is more fun for the sled dogs or the people on the trip.

Then after our dog sledding trip, we’ll polish off the day with tubing at a premier ski resort in Summit County.

Price includes roundtrip transportation, a ticket for dog sledding tour, and a ticket for snow tubing at Keystone Resort.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: $15 RecOn eligible participants/$190 General price
Location: TBD
Meet Time: TBD
End Time: TBD
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. December 12  

SKI TUNING CLINIC – December 18

Learn the basics of ski and snowboard tuning from our trained ski technicians. They’ll teach all the basics you’ll need in order to keep your gear ready to ride between professional tunes.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: $5 RecOn eligible participants/$45 General price
Location: ODR
Meet Time: 4:30 p.m.
End Time: 6:30 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. December 17

MONARCH SKI LESSON: Beginner – December 19 

If you are new to skiing or snowboarding, taking lessons can give you the skills and confidence to drastically increase your enjoyment of the sport.

This year we are partnering with Monarch Mountain to offer our customers a ski lesson package which includes shuttle ride to the mountain, lift ticket, rental equipment, and a 4 hour lesson. This is an amazing deal and spots will fill up fast, so call us now to reserve your lesson!

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: $15 RecOn eligible participants/$185 General price
Location: Monarch Mountain (Meet at ODR)
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. December 17 

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Breckenridge – December 21 

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Breckenridge
Meet Time: 6 a.m.

End Time: 6 p.m.

Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. December 19

 

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Keystone – December 28 

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Keystone
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. December 26

January 2020

 LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Monarch – January 4

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30/$80 with lift ticket
Location: Monarch Mountain
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. January 2  

 AVALANCHE AWARENESS CLASS – January 8

Winter is upon us! If you plan on skiing, snowshoeing, or snowmobiling in the mountains this winter, it is best to have some basic knowledge of avalanches, the danger they pose, and how to identify and avoid avalanche terrain.

In this avalanche awareness class, we will discuss all of that as well as necessary safety equipment when traveling in avalanche terrain and resources for continued avalanche education.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services.

Cost: $5
Location: ODR
Meet Time: 4:30 p.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. January 7    

MONARCH SKI LESSON – January 9 

If you are new to skiing or snowboarding, taking lessons can give you the skills and confidence to drastically increase your enjoyment of the sport.

This year we are partnering with Monarch Mountain to offer our customers a ski lesson package which includes shuttle ride to the mountain, lift ticket, rental equipment, and a 4 hour lesson. This is an amazing deal and spots will fill up fast, so call us now to reserve your lesson!

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: R4R price available after the New Year/$185 General price
Location: Monarch Mountain (Meet at ODR)
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. January 7

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Breckenridge – January 11  

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Breckenridge
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. January 9

SKI BIKE LESSON – January 16  

If you want to give ski biking a shot, join Outdoor Rec as we head up to Winter Park for a day of ski bike lessons. Price includes transportation, lesson, and ski bike rental.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: TBD
Location: Winter Park (Meet at ODR)
Meet Time: TBD
End Time: TBD
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. January 14  

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Copper – January 18

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Copper Mountain
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. January 16

DOG SLEDDING – January 18

Mush, mush! Riding in a dogsled pulled by a team. of strong Huskies through the snow covered forest is a thrilling, joyful, fun experience. They literally leap in anticipation of running the trail. We’re not sure if the trip is more fun for the sled dogs or the people on the trip.

Then after our dog sledding trip, we’ll polish off the day with tubing at a premier ski resort in Summit County.

Price includes roundtrip transportation, a ticket for dog sledding tour, and a ticket for snow tubing at Keystone Resort.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: R4R price available after the New Year /$190 General price
Location: TBD
Meet Time: TBD
End Time: TBD
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. January 16

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Monarch – January 25

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30/$80 with lift ticket
Location: Monarch Mountain
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. January 23

SKI TUNING CLINIC – January 29

Learn the basics of ski and snowboard tuning from our trained ski technicians. They’ll teach all the basics you’ll need in order to keep your gear ready to ride between professional tunes.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: $5 RecOn eligible participants/$45 General price
Location: ODR
Meet Time: 4:30 p.m.
End Time: 6:30 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. January 27

 February 2020

 LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Keystone – February 1  

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Keystone
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. January 30

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Breckenridge – February 8   

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Breckenridge
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. February 6

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Keystone – February 15   

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Keystone
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. February 13  

MONARCH SKI LESSON – February 20

If you are new to skiing or snowboarding, taking lessons can give you the skills and confidence to drastically increase your enjoyment of the sport.

This year we are partnering with Monarch Mountain to offer our customers a ski lesson package which includes shuttle ride to the mountain, lift ticket, rental equipment, and a 4 hour lesson. This is an amazing deal and spots will fill up fast, so call us now to reserve your lesson!

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: R4R price available after the New Year /$185 General price
Location: Monarch Mountain (Meet at ODR)
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. February 18

 LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Monarch – February 22 

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30/$80 with lift ticket
Location: Monarch Mountain
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. February 20

 SKI TUNING CLINIC – February 26

Learn the basics of ski and snowboard tuning from our trained ski technicians. They’ll teach all the basics you’ll need in order to keep your gear ready to ride between professional tunes.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: $5 RecOn eligible participants/$45 General price
Location: ODR
Meet Time: 4:30 p.m.
End Time: 6:30 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. February 25

SKI BIKE LESSON – February 27

If you want to give ski biking a shot, join Outdoor Rec as we head up to Winter Park for a day of ski bike lessons. Price includes transportation, lesson, and ski bike rental.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: TBD
Location: Winter Park (Meet at ODR)
Meet Time: TBD
End Time: TBD
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. February 25 

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Copper – February 29

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Copper Mountain
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. February 27

March 2020

 AVALANCHE AWARENESS CLASS -March 4

Spring is prime time for playing in the snow in the backcountry! If you plan on skiing, snowshoeing, or snowmobiling in the mountains this spring, it is best to have some basic knowledge of avalanches, the danger they pose, and how to identify and avoid avalanche terrain.

In this avalanche awareness class, we will discuss all of that as well as necessary safety equipment when traveling in avalanche terrain and resources for continued avalanche education.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services.

Cost: $5
Location: ODR
Meet Time: 4:30 p.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. March 3

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Breckenridge – March 7

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Breckenridge
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. March 5  

 DUTCH OVEN COOKING CLASS – March 11

We can’t argue that hot dogs roasted over the fire is a classic camp meal. But if you want to elevate your camp chef skills, join us at Outdoor Rec to learn what it takes to make delicious and hearty meals in a Dutch oven. Dutch ovens, food, and charcoal provided.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services.

Cost: $15
Location: ODR
Meet Time: 4 p.m.
End Time: 7 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. March 9

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Keystone – March 14

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Keystone
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. March 12

MONARCH SKI LESSON – March 19

If you are new to skiing or snowboarding, taking lessons can give you the skills and confidence to drastically increase your enjoyment of the sport.

This year we are partnering with Monarch Mountain to offer our customers a ski lesson package which includes shuttle ride to the mountain, lift ticket, rental equipment, and a 4 hour lesson. This is an amazing deal and spots will fill up fast, so call us now to reserve your lesson!

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: R4R price available after the New Year/$185 General price
Location: Monarch Mountain (Meet at ODR)
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. March 17 

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Monarch – March 21

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30/$80 with lift ticket
Location: Monarch Mountain
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. March 19

 SHOE AND BREW – March 21

Two things that Colorado is well-known for is mountains and beer. Let’s head West for a scenic and fun-filled day of snowshoeing, followed by a stop on the way home at a brewery to warm up and rehydrate.

Price includes transportation, guide, and snow shoe rental. Please bring cash/credit card and ID if you want to eat and drink when we stop. All ages are welcome, but you must be 21+ if you want to drink alcohol.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services.

Cost: TBD
Location: TBD
Meet Time: TBD
End Time: TBD
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. March 19

SKI TUNING CLINIC – March 25

Learn the basics of ski and snowboard tuning from our trained ski technicians. They’ll teach all the basics you’ll need in order to keep your gear ready to ride between professional tunes.

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services at regular price, and is open to RecOn eligible participants at a discounted price.

Cost: $5 RecOn eligible participants/$45 General price
Location: ODR
Meet Time: 4:30 p.m.
End Time: 6:30 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. March 24

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Copper – March 28

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Copper Mountain
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. March 26

SKI AND SOAK – March 28

What better way to relax after a day of skiing or riding, than to soak in one of the area’s hot springs. Check back after the New Year for details including location and price. 

This program is open to all personnel eligible to use Outdoor Recreation facilities and services.

Cost: TBD
Location: TBD
Meet Time: TBD
End Time: TBD
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. March 26

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Keystone – April 4

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Keystone
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. April 2

LIFT TO THE LIFTS: Breckenridge – April 11

Take the headache out of heading up to the mountains this winter and let us do the driving! Join us this winter as we head up to a different ski resort every Saturday.

$30 covers transportation to and from the mountain. We will meet at 6 a.m. at the Hobby Lobby at 525 South 8th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 and return at 6 p.m. All DoD ID card holders and up to 5 guests are eligible.

Lift to the Lifts customers will also receive 50% off recreation ski/snowboard packages.

Cost: $30
Location: Breckenridge
Meet Time: 6 a.m.
End Time: 6 p.m.
Sign-up deadline: 12 p.m. April 9

A VAN WITH A PLAN

This is really cool:  Outdoor Recreation can provide you with a van and driver for your next big event. Whether you are going to the mountain for a day of skiing or attending a concert at Red Rocks in Morrison, Outdoor Recreation is here to help you have a fantastic time. Click here for details.

For custom pricing for your next event, call us at 719-556-4867, Option 1.

SAVE MONEY!

When you look at the cost of an Outdoor Recreation trip, the Single Airman Initiative and the RecOn Initiative will save you a big chunk of money. So go!

SINGLE AIRMAN INITIATIVE

Thanks to the Single Airman Initiative grant, Outdoor Recreation offers substantial savings on trips and programs designed foster a strong culture, mission and sense of community for airmen. For more information, call Outdoor Recreation at 719-556-4867, Option 1.

 REC-ON

Outdoor Recreation is able to offer special discounts for the active duty military, reservist and their ID card dependents for some of our adventure programs through a special RecOn grant. You won’t find savings like these anywhere. If you’re even modestly interested in one of these programs, we encourage you to sign up for it. We have the grant money today; we not have it tomorrow. For more information, call Outdoor Recreation at 719-556-4867, Option 1.

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