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The 2018 - 19 ski season is over.
Next party is in August. Details to come as that time approaches.

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Vail, Colorado

Saturday, March 30th - Saturday, April 06th, 2019


LOWER PRICES! And Southwest Air


The Details

Cash Price: $1709 Per Person
Based on double occupancy in hotel rooms

Download the trip application PDF.

To pay by Credit Card contact your trip leader for instructions.

The Credit Card Authorization Form is available as a PDF download.

The Trip Leaders

Mary Pulaski Trip Leader
Mary Pulaski
9138 Jakes Path
Largo, FL 33771

Dan Woodward Asst. Trip Leader
Dan Woodward
722 S Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33606

Join us for the last ski trip of the year to the ultimate Colorado ski resort and one of the largest ski resorts in the world, Vail! With historic late season snow, a mountain with a variety of terrain for everyone, and classic accommodations in the heart of Vail Village, this promises to be one of the best trips of the year.

Trip Highlights

Non-stop air from Tampa to Denver, Colorado. On the bus ride we will make a grocery/liquor store stop so you can stock up on drinks and snacks for the week. Welcome reception with an opportunity to sign up for ski lessons and hear about the mountain. Ski multiple mountains on one pass with a short bus ride to each. Purchase lift passes and you will receive a $25 lunch voucher for each day courtesy of Vail Resorts.

Beer Served in Vail
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People at Night Walking in Vail
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The Lodge at Vail was the first hotel in Vail area. Located at the base of Vail Mountain, just steps away from Gondola One. The legendary Lodge at Vail combines old-world charm of an alpine inn with superb amenities, impeccable service and overall elegance found at some of the world’s finest hotels. One step outside and guests will find themselves in the middle of Vail Village with shopping, restaurants and bars everywhere. The Lodge at Vail also has restaurants, bars, heated outdoor pool and a day spa.

The Mountain

The Vail Ski Area boasts three distinct regions for unparalleled skiing and snowboarding. We can explore three terrain parks, seven bowls, and 5,289 skiable acres of varying terrain and 3,450 vertical feet with 31 lifts and 193 total trails. Ski the Front Side with an abundance of terrain for all levels. Ski the wide open runs of the “Back Bowls” area -- some of the widest groomed ski runs in the nation are found there. Ski “Blue Sky Basin” for a fabulous run through the widely-spaced trees. Vail will change your idea of a good time, permanently. And for this trip, TBSSB will offer THE LOWEST PRICED group lift tickets to be found and information on ski/board rental equipment (group discounted) as well.

Base Elevation: 8,120 feet
Peak Elevation: 11,570 feet
Vertical Rise: 3,450 feet
Total Skiable Area: 5,289 acres; Front Side: 1,627 acres; Back Bowls: 3,017 acres; Blue Ski Basin: 645 acres
Conventional Trails: 193
Longest Run: Riva, 4 miles
Lift System: Total Lifts: 31, 2 Gondolas, 15 High-speed Quads, 1 Fixed-grip quad, 2 Triple chairs, 3 Double chairs, 3 Surface lifts and 6 Magic Carpets
Trail Classification: 18% Beginner; 29% Intermediate; 53% Expert/ Advanced
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Vail Mountain Trail Maps

Vail "Front Side" Detailed Map

Vail Front Side Map

Vail "Back Bowls" Detailed Map

Vail Back Bowls Map

Vail "Blue Sky Basin" Detailed Map

Blue Sky Basin Map

Price Chart

Use the following chart for the cash pricing of your group

Check the Home Page for the possibility of Roommates Needed

Number of
Two Doubles
Two Bedroom Condos

Resort Only (No Air) DEDUCT $430 from Price Chart above.

Prices are per person. Accommodations are assigned in order deposits are received. No space is held without a $250.00 per person deposit. Early commitments get the first choice! All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a convenience charge for credit card transactions.

Sign Up Details

Price Includes:
Round trip air and ground transportation to and from Denver, 7 nights lodging, Welcome reception, après ski’s and final dinner in Vail, discounted lift tickets and rental equipment.

Trip Size:
42 people

The Lodge at Vail

$250.00 per person with a completed and signed Trip Application.

Cancellation Date:
All cancellations must be received in writing by January 20, 2019.
See cancellation policy on the 2nd page of the trip application.

Balance Due:
January 27, 2019

Make checks payable to "TAMPA BAY SNOW SKIERS and BOARDERS" and mail to:
Mary Pulaski, 9138 Jakes Path, Largo, FL 33771

Deposit and balance of trip costs may be paid with a major credit card. You will be billed later for the final payment. At that time you will be able to order lift tickets. To pay by Credit Card contact your trip co-leader for instructions. The Credit Card Authorization Form is available as a PDF download. A fee will be charged for credit card convenience.


Background photo credit: Vail Resorts