Ski Trips

2018- 2019 Season

Aspen Gay Ski Week – Jan. 12 – 19, 2019


This trip is full – contact Russ to be placed on wait list.


For 20 years now, SAGA SD offers one of the best ways to enjoy Aspen Gay Ski Week. We will be staying with SAGA LA at the Lift One Condominiums, which provide convenient access to the slopes, the apres-ski events (with HOT TUB!!!), clubs, restaurants, and more!  Ski on any or all of Aspen’s four righteous mountains – Ajax, Snowmass, Highlands, and Buttermilk.

Our full week package price includes 7 nights’ lodging (2 per room) at Lift One Condominiums, 5 day lift pass to all four awesome mountains, unlimited access to the Aspen Club & Spa, fireworks opening party, and SAGA dinner party. An optional stay after Saturday night for the infamous Pool Party is available for an additional charge.  Airfare and transfers not included, but free parking for those who are driving and free shuttles in the Aspen area are available, with a bus station just across the street from the airport taking straight into town.

For questions, contact the Trip Leader, Russ Fox, by email hereor text message/phone at 619-302-0439.

Pricing options

  • 7-day lodging and 5-day lift ticket for $1440.  Hold your spot now with a $750 deposit.  Full payment due by December 10, 2018.
  • Add an 8th night (on Jan 19-20, 2019) for an additional $145.
  • Already have a lift pass?  Exclude lift pass for a credit ($390).
  • Call Russ in advance for pricing if you need more or fewer lift ticket days.

Whistler Gay Ski Week – Jan. 20 – 27, 2019

Just when you thought your winter couldn’t get any bigger and better – the 27th Annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival – offers one of the largest and best LGBTQ ski weeks in North America!  Ski, ride, and party with skiers and snowboarders from throughout the world in the mountains of the 2010 Olympic Games.

We have secured beautiful rooms at the Aava Hotel – the HOST HOTEL for Whistler Pride – providing the ultimate in comfort and convenience. The hotel offers an outdoor pool and hot tub, and an indoor fitness center and sauna.  And free wi-fi!   Located in Whistler Village, the hotel is a short walk to village restaurants and nightlife, including the convention center that hosts the weekend Pride Parties.  Ski lifts are a short 8-10 minute walk to either Whistler’s and Blackcomb’s main gondolas.

The package rate includes hotel 7 nights’ lodging (based on double occupancy).  Single room options are available for a surcharge.  Scenic transfers to and from Vancouver Airport.  Lifts passes, lessons, and rentals available separately so that you can take full advantage of your Epic Pass or Whistler Pride discounts.

For questions, email Leonard Whitney, the Trip Leader for this excursion.

Pricing options

  • Price $1095 for 7-days’ lodging and $138 for round-trip ground transfers to and from the Vancouver airport.   Airfare and lift passes not included.  Hold your spot now with a $500 deposit.  Total amount for 7-days’ lodging and round trip Vancouver airport transfers is $1233.  Full payment due by December 15, 2018.
  • Single room upgrade available with a supplement of $1095.

Crested Butte Gay Ski Week – Feb. 20 – 24, 2019


$300 for Lodging and Transfers from Gunnison Airport

Colorado’s “Last Great Ski Town” hosts one of the newest GLBT winter events at Crested Butte Resort where you’ll find some of the most beautiful scenery and plenty of North facing slopes that will excite all levels.
We’ll be renting two houses, side-by-side, that are located a 5 minutes flat walk to the main resort base.  There’s an outdoor hot tub to share, along with the killer views of Mt Crested Butte. The cost of just $300 includes 4 nights lodging (Wednesday Feb 20 – Sunday Feb 24 check out) as well as transfers from Gunnison Airport when staying all 4 nights. Lift tickets are not included (but free to Epic Pass holders).
Combine Crested Butte and Telluride Gay Ski Weeks!  You can add on either 5 or 7 nights in Telluride immediately after Crested Butte.  A chartered mini bus is planned for transfers from Crested Butte to Telluride (a little over 3 hours drive).  Pricing for Telluride portion below.

Telluride Gay Ski Week – Feb. 24 to March 1, or to March 3, 2019


$760 for 5 Nights’ Lodging (2/24 to 3/1) Plus Transfers, or $1000 for 7 Nights’ Lodging (2/24 to 3/3) Plus Transfers

“The most beautiful place you’ll ever ski!”  Named the Best Small Town to Visit in the USA by US News 2018-19 and Best North American Ski Resort by Conde Nast, Telluride offers an awesome skiing and riding experience in the Rockies, especially during Telluride Gay Ski Week.

A historic silver mining camp now sits at the base of dramatic red cliffs of the San Juan Mountains with the San Miguel River meandering through it.   The steep rise – from a base elevation of 8,725 feet, to 13,150 feet – means awesome and scenic skiing!

Telluride follows on the heels of Crested Butte’s Gay Ski Week on Feb 19-23, so your party can continue from one mountain to the next.  We are staying at the Cimarron Condos, in downtown Telluride.  In addition to being Ski-in/ski-out, we are also within a few blocks of both Main Street and the Gondola.  Open to skiers and riders of all abilities, come experience one of the most beautiful places in the Rockies!

$760 for 5 nights Lodging (Feb 24 – Mar 1) and R/T transfers from Montrose Airport are included. $1000 for 7 nights Lodging (Feb 24 – Mar 3) and R/T transfers from Montrose Airport.  Lift tickets are not included (discounted tickets available at

Mammoth Elevation – March 13 – 17, 2019



The best skiing in San Diego’s backyard!  Our trip occurs during Elevation Mammoth, the largest gay ski week in California!  Similar to past years, we’ll be staying at the 1849 Condos for 4 nights. Includes lodging and a SAGA party and dinner.

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