PikeRide is offering free bike rentals on Wednesdays in October and the first part of November: use the coupon code provided on their Facebook event for each Wednesday; the code can be used for two rides up to twenty minutes each.
Events & Entertainment
During the month of October, The North Pole is offering military families a discounted admission of $10 per person. Show your military or military dependent ID to get the discount; see full details here.
Glen Eyrie is offering special deals for lodging reservations in November: use code FALL2019 to see rates starting at $79 for lodge rooms and up to $119 for castle rooms. Get the official details here.
Colorado Gems Cards are now available for the 2019-2020 season: valid at 11 Colorado ski areas, the card costs $30 and gives you a discount of two 2-for-1s or two 30% off or one of each. The cards are valid at these resorts:
- Echo Mountain
- Granby Ranch
- Kendall Mountain
Check out all the details on the Colorado Ski Country website. Note that there are a couple of weeks of blackout dates around Christmas. Thanks to Debbie’s Deals for the tip!
- Have kids? Be sure to check out the details for free and discounted lift tickets.
- Are you military? You can get an amazing deal to Epic Resorts for $129!
UpaDowna holds donation-based classes for those new to the sport of rock climbing on the second Tuesday of the month:
You are invited to join UpaDowna for a first hand tour of CityROCK Climbing Center and intro to climbing class. This class is designed for folks that have never been into CityROCK, are new to climbing, or just getting back into it. You’ll get a tour of the facility and learn the basics of climbing taught by seasoned climbers from UpaDowna and CityROCK.
We are stoked to offer you this amazing, donation-based, Intro to Climbing package, complete with climbing gear rental, expert instruction from Cityrock and UpaDowna staff, and food and beverages afterward, a $150 value! A $15 donation per person is suggested, but feel free to donate what you can afford!
Please note that this is not free, but donation-based, so be prepared to donate what you are able for what sounds like a fun evening!
You must register ahead of time here, and be sure to do so ahead of time as space is limited.
Colorado kids in grades 5th and 6th can get an amazing deal on lift tickets through the Ski Passport program: fifth graders can get three free days of skiing at 22 Colorado resorts (that’s sixty-six total), and sixth graders get four days x 22 resorts for $110! There are also special perks like free lessons and other discounts.
In case you haven’t seen this before: Active-duty and retired military can get a fantastic deal on skiing through the Epic Pass program. You can pay $129 for the military Epic Pass and get unlimited access to 16 resorts throughout the 2019-2020 season! It includes the following resorts:
- Beaver Creek
- Whistler Blackcomb
- Crested Butte
- Park City
- Kirkwood, Stowe
- Afton Alps
- Mt. Brighton
- Mount Sunapee
- Stevens Pass
You can also purchase $129 passes for active-duty or retired military dependents. This is a price increase of $30 from last year, but still such a great deal! For complete details, visit the Epic Pass website.
If you’ve been wanting to try stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), here’s a chance to do it for free: UpaDowna is offering free paddleboarding on Prospect Lake on Thursday, July 25th! You can get the details on their Facebook event page. The event is free, but they will be accepting donations as well so that they can keep doing events like this.