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Beaver Creek

TSC TRADITIONAL 2024   TRIP SUMMARY:  This trip has an immediate opening for a single male, contact the TC to be put on the waitlist.

Trip Date:

 January 13, 2024

Trip Coordinator

 Max Salinas

End Date:  January 20, 2024  TC Email
Full Pkg:  $2,277 Asst. Trip Coordinator (ATC)  
Marsha Lutz
Land Pkg:   $1,785 ATC Email  
Deposit:  15% per person Final Payment Date October 11, 2023
Participants:  32
 All prices are based on payment by credit card.
A 2.99% discount will be deducted for each payment by check.

Transportation to and from resort on Land Packages

Transfers between airports and hotels are arranged for the main group and are coordinated with the main group’s flight itineraries.  It is incumbent upon the participants to adhere to this recommendation, cost for off schedule transportation will be the responsibility of the participant.


Roommate requirement

It is the responsibility of the participant to identify a qualified roommate.  The Trip Coordinator will aid, however, if a roommate is not identified prior to trip cancellation date, the participant has the option to pay for a single supplement if available or cancel less club cancellation fee before final payment.

Photo Courtesy of Vail Resorts

Max and Marsha (hereafter known as M&M!) are excited to be the Trip Coordinator’s for the Texas Ski Council Traditional Ski Week to be held at Beaver Creek in January 2024.  

Beaver Creek‘s slogan is “Not exactly roughing it" and it gets this for many reasons.  When you enter the gates of Beaver Creek resort, you know you are in for a treat of true luxury.  The Beav as locals call it offers impeccable service with its staff of red coats willing to help you with everything from carrying your skis to offering you a tissue. Even walking to the lifts is eased with escalators, and at the end of your ski day, they give you free chocolate chip cookies.   The Beav is not just Vail’s younger brother, it is a top world class resort on its own.   It is also less busy and less crowded than Vail.  But if you feel the need to ski a day at Vail there is a public bus that will get you there in less than 30 minutes.

Photo Courtesy of Vail Resorts

Beaver Creek offers a mountain perfectly designed to welcome alpine enthusiasts of all kinds and unparalleled mountain terrain for all ages and abilities. It is known for its long, winding, sun-soaked cruisers in perfectly groomed corduroy snow.  Intermediate skiers will enjoy a few favorites: C Prime in Rose Bowl, Larkspur in Larkspur Bowl and Gunder's in Bachelor Gulch.  For experts, you can tackle the bumps of Birds of Prey to the treed powder shots of the Royal Elk Glade to the hidden backcountry-esque steeps of Stone Creek Chutes.  For skiers looking for easier terrain, there are two dedicated green only areas at Red Buffalo and McCoy Parks.  Beginners and intermediates have their own mountain at Arrowhead and Bachelor Gulch which are filled with great cruisers.  

Photo Courtesy of Vail Resorts

Photo Courtesy of Vail Resorts

 The Borders Lodge
We are staying at The Borders Lodge which is nested into the hillside in one of Beaver Creek’s most coveted ski-in/ski-out locations. It offers elevated comfort, with residence features such as mountain and village views from the balcony, well-appointed kitchens, stone fireplaces, and private laundry.  The ski-in/ski-out lift is #14 Elkhorn lift and is directly in front of the building.  It offers access to green and blue runs, and you can easily get to the rest of the mountain from this lift.  A free shuttle bus has a stop near the front door and will take you into the village and other parts of the ski mountain.  

Photo Courtesy of Borders Lodge Beaver Creek

We are flying on United Airlines direct from IAH to Eagle Vail (EGE). There will be no long bus ride from Denver! 

Current Itinerary:   JAN 13 UA1237 IAH/EGE 10:15a/12:15pm 
                                  JAN 20 UA1652 EGE/IAH 11:48a/3:30p

The short bus ride to Beaver Creek is scheduled around the above flights. If you choose the Land Package and are NOT on the above flights, you must arrive at the same time or earlier and depart at the same time or later to guarantee a seat on the bus. The airport is 28 miles from the resort. The bus will make a 45-minute grocery stop on the way to The Borders Lodge. 

Beaver Creek Mountain Statistics

Location: Eagle County, Colorado, U.S.
Nearest major city: Avon
Status: Operating
Owner: Vail Resorts
Vertical: 4,040 feet Top elevation: 11,440 feet 
Base elevation: 7,400 feet
Skiable area: 2,082 acres 
Runs: 167
– 43% easiest
– 27% more difficult
– 23% most difficult
– 5% expert only
Longest run: Centennial – 2.75 miles 
Lift system: 25 total (2 gondolas, 1 Chondola, 12 high-speed quad chairs, 1 fixed grip quad, 1 triple chair, 1 double chair, 7 magic carpets, 1 tow lift)
Terrain parks: Yes, 4
Snowfall: 310 inches per yr

Beaver Creek Village
At the center of Beaver Creek, you find a charming alpine village to enjoy shopping, après-ski, restaurants and ice skating.  You can stroll through an artistic playground of photo-friendly, oversize sculptures providing unique experiences scattered throughout the village. 

Photo Courtesy of Vail Resorts

Photo Courtesy of Vail Resorts

Lift Ticket Summary
You can use the link below to obtain your lift tickets from Epic Pass. By purchasing through our tour operator Sports America Tours the tickets are discounted 6.5% off the prices below.  The savings will be passed on to the buyer after the ski trip. The table below summarizes the 2023/24 Season Epic Pass costs.  Senior rates are the same as adults.

Senior rates are the same as adults.

Ticket Type

 Epic Pass
 Epic Local
 3 Day Pass
 4 Day Pass
 5 Day Pass 

Sports America Epic Pass - Space City

Ski Rental
Ski rental will be available at Charter Sports located in The Charter at Beaver Creek lodging property – about a 3-minute walk from our lodging. Details on available discounts will be provided later. Ski Butlers is also available, and they will give guests a 20% discount off rentals.

Ski Lessons
Beaver Creek offers ski lessons for adults at a 20% discount to Epic Pass holders.  You can get Private for Groups lessons for adults or children.  

This is a Texas Ski Week so it comes with built-in parties where you can mingle with members of other clubs from Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, Lubbock, etc. There will be a Welcome Party and a Final Awards Party where the results of the TSC Races are presented. SCSC will be looking for skiers interested in participating in the race day. In addition we, your Trip Coordinators, will plan meeting spots for lunches and après ski happy hours.

So Why Beaver Creek?
Didn’t we just give you more than enough reasons?  If not – it is the first SCSC trip of 2024 and a great place to start your ski season and a new travel year! Also SCSC has not been to Beaver Creek since 2020 and four years apart is too long. Don’t miss out and have to wait even longer!

Online registration for Beaver Creek begins August 21, 2023!!  Make certain that your membership and online profile are up to date on Space City as tears will not help once the trip is sold out.  However, a waiting list will be available.

Trip Coordinator:  Max Salinas
TC Email:
Assistane Trip Coordinator:  Marsha Lutz



When you register for this trip, all that you are required to do is pay your trip deposit of 15% per person. You have until Final Payment Date to pay your balance.

If you require a single supplement to go on this trip, make sure you contact the TC immediately after registering for the trip so that one is assigned to you.

If you are not familiar with the Space City cancellation policy, please read it. HERE  

Trip Registration Instructions - Yourself

Trip Registration Instructions - You and another member

If all or any of the packages offered in this trip have sold out (i.e., they show as Filled on the Event Registration - Activities page), and you would still like to purchase them, then contact the TC to be put on a Wait List - Email -

Saturday, January 13, 2024, 8:00 AM until Saturday, January 20, 2024, 5:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada) (UTC-06:00)
Beaver Creek - The Borders Lodge
Beaver Creek, CO  
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Marsha Lutz
Max Salinas
Registration is required
Payment By Schedule Only
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Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to view details )
Beaver Creek - Charter - Full package
Beaver Creek Land Package
Beaver Creek Full Package