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Ski Expo on Nov. 17

Winter’s in the air. Snow is on the mountains. And skiers and ‘boarders are on the slopes.

Outdoor Recreation will help you get ready for a fine season of winter fun as it hosts its annual Ski Expo from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, November 17, in Bldg. 640.

  • Season ski passes will be available.
  • HUGE SALE on used ski and snowboard equipment.
  • Ski Resort reps will be here.
  • Commercial Sponsors will be here.
  • Music.
  • Free Food & Drink!
  • There will be AWESOME door prizes, too! You can pick out your sizes and colors in the Ski Shop before leaving for the day. Sweet!


  1. Smith Variance Helmet, valued at $125.
  2. Scott Balaclava, valued at $20, and a pair of Scott Gloves, valued at $36.
  3. Camber Helmet, valued at $100.
  4. Monarch Season Pass, valued at $199.
  5. Weekend ski-snowboard rentals for four, valued at $120.  Courtesy of First Command Financial Services.*
  6. Two gift bags with four free classes certificate, water bottle, and towel, valued at $125 each.  Courtesy of Orangetheory Fitness.*
  7. Two therapy packages, valued at $250 each.  Courtesy of Structura Body Therapies of Colorado Springs.*


Crunch Fitness
Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group (CSMNG)
Ent Credit Union
*First Command Financial Services
Monarch Mountain
*Orangetheory Fitness
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
Springs Home Team-Keller Williams
*Structura Body Therapies Colorado Springs

No federal endorsement of sponsors or advertisers intended.

For more information, call 719-556-4867, Option #1.
















Don’t want to drive to the resorts? Let us take you there. You can snooze on the way to and from the resorts, and enjoy the scenery along the way.

  • Cost is $30 for transportation.
  • All day trips depart at 6 a.m. and return at 6 p.m.
  • Meeting location:  Hobby Lobby, 525 S. 8th Street, Colorado Springs, 80905
  • Deadline to signup: 24 hours before Saturday trips and 48 hours before Sunday trips.
  • Lift tickets are available for purchase at ITT, Bldg. 640.
  • Get 50% off recreation ski or snowboard packages.
  • All DoD ID cardholders and up to five guests are eligible.


Any trip going to Monarch is just $80 per person (ages 13+), which includes round-trip transportation and a one-day lift ticket!

















Get ready for the season by getting fitted for equipment early at Outdoor Recreation.

Pre-season fittings are underway and will continue through Thursday, November 15. Pre-season fittings can be completed 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays.

Season rental skis and snowboards are available now. Stop by Outdoor Recreation 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays to be fitted and to pick up your 2018-2019 season rentals. Supplies are limited and skis will be issued immediately upon payment.

Cost: Adult (age 13+) – $175; Youth (age 12 and younger) – $125  Cost includes one complimentary machine wax and edge. Season rental items receive $10 off Complete and Performance tunes. Return date is Wednesday, April 24.

For more information, call Outdoor Recreation at 719-556-4867, Option #1.













Loveland Ski Resort’s Season Ski Passes are on sale now at ITT. Active Duty Adult, $219; Child Dependent (ages 6-14) of Active Duty Military, $139; Retired Military, $299; no special pricing for dependents of retired military. 


Monarch’s Season Ski Passes are on sale now for $199 at ITT. Eligible customers include active duty, retired military, foreign military and their dependents with an ID. For ages 13 and older.

Think snow!

Create your own SKI TRIP CHECKLIST: 

Lift ticket
Skis & Poles
Layers of warm, insulating clothing
Car with full tank of gas
Ice scraper
Lunch & Snacks
Water, Beverages
Cash, Credit Card
Pre-filled leave slip for an impromptu mid-week ski day

Visit our OUTDOOR RESOURCES page for links to the Colorado 24-Hour Snow Report and the link to Colorado Road & Weather Conditions.

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