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COLLEGE X PASS NOW ON SALE AT ASPEN/SNOWMASS

Aspen/Snowmass, Colo. January 14, 2014 – College students will once again be able to save big and ski/ride for $42 per day in Aspen/Snowmass during X Games Aspen, January 23-26, 2014 by purchasing a College X Pass.

To accompany the action at Buttermilk, X Games weekend will offer a number of concerts. Aspen/Snowmass will host a free Bud Light Hi-Fi concert featuring Savoy at the base of Aspen Mountain on Friday, January 25 at 5:30 p.m.

Savoy was born in Boulder, Colo. and is currently based out of Brooklyn, NY. Savoy is a live electronic music hybrid consisting of DJs Ben Eberdt, Gray Smith and drummer Mike Kelly. The Savoy experience can be described as a high energy dance party and laser spectacular that has been referred to as "mind blowing" on multiple occasions.

New this year, X Games Music will bring two nights of concerts to downtown Aspen. Matt & Kim and Phoenix will take the stage on Saturday, January 25 followed by Axwell and Tiesto on Sunday, January 26. X Games Music Concerts are held at Wagner Park on S Mill St. in downtown Aspen. Fans can purchase $30 general admission tickets or $150 X Games Music Premium Club tickets, which include heated platform viewing, food, drink and more. Tickets can be purchased at www.bellyupaspen.com.

The College X Pass is a picture pass valid for two days of skiing or riding during X Games Aspen for only $84 and includes a coupon for 35 percent off equipment rentals at Four-Mountain Sports. Up to two additional days can be loaded onto the pass for just $53/day. This pass is good on all four mountains – Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and the home mountain of X Games Aspen – Buttermilk. The College X Pass is valid during X Games dates only - January 23-26, 2014 - and must be purchased by Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

 The College X Pass can be purchased online at www.aspensnowmass.com/collegexpass or by calling 877-282-7736 or 970-923-1227. Purchasers must be 24 or younger and present a valid ID from an accredited four-year college at the time of pass pickup.  Only one pass is allowed per person. The College X Pass is a picture pass and is nontransferable, nonrefundable and unused days have no value.  A $5 fee is required for everyone who does not already have a picture RF card. This pass is not available for purchase after January 22, 2014. The discount coupon for rentals can be redeemed at Four-Mountain Sports with locations at all four mountains.  This offer is valid during X Games Aspen dates only – January 23-26, 2014. 

 Lodging is still available but sells out quickly over X Games Aspen.  Please visit www.stayaspensnowmass.com or call 1-888-649-5982 for lodging information.

Aspen Skiing Company operates the four mountains in the Aspen/Snowmass area - Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk - as well as the award-winning Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass. The area offers unparalleled nightlife and off-slope activities as well. Aspen/Snowmass is accessible by two of the most convenient airports in the mountains – Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE) (3 miles from Aspen) and Eagle County Airport (EGE) (70 miles from Aspen). For more information on Aspen Skiing Company, please call 800-525-6200 or 970-925-1220, or visit the company’s website at www.aspensnowmass.com.

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