Benefits & Perks

Going to work is a whole lot easier when your “office” is one of four world-class mountains in the Rockies. Learn more about our benefits and perks.

Sunset on Aspen Mountain.

Aspen Skiing Company offers one of the most competitive compensation and benefits packages in the industry. Insurance, ski passes, employee stay programs at hotels, and beyond—there are many reasons employees come for a season and stay for longer. The majority of the listed benefits below apply to all Aspen Skiing Company, ASPENX, and hospitality branded jobs.

Health and Wellness

  • Affordable Health Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Vacation, Personal and Parental Leave
  • 401K with Aspen Skiing Company matches
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance and Pet Insurance options
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Total Rewards Wellness Program

Ski and Snowboard

  • A free Aspen Snowmass ski pass; good for Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass and summer gondola rides
  • Dependent Aspen Snowmass ski passes (full-time employees only)
  • Discounted and Complimentary lift tickets for friends and family (Second season employees)
  • Complimentary skiing and snowboarding clinics at Aspen Snowmass
  • Ski The Mountain Collective: Visit any Mountain Collective pass mountain for 50% off lift tickets. No blackout dates, valid through each resorts entire season.
  • IKON Pass: Visit most IKON resorts for 50% off lift tickets. No blackout dates, valid through each resorts entire season.

Bike and Summer

  • A free Aspen Snowmass lift pass, good for bike haulage
  • Complimentary passes to experience other participating resorts bike parks
  • Discounted bike clinics
  • Complimentary gondola access on Aspen and Snowmass

Gear and Apparel

Discounts off at all Aspen Skiing Company Rental Retail stores

  • Rental purchase discounts starting at 20% off
  • Plus more on select items (logo product, accessories, goggles and helmets)
  • 50% off ski and snowboard rentals
  • 50% off gold tunes
  • 30% off bike rentals

Membership to Pro deal sites

  • Expert Voice
  • Outdoor Prolink
  • Obermeyer
  • Helly Hansen
  • Klean Kanteen
  • Outdoorly
  • And others

Food and Beverage

  • Food and beverage discounts at The Little Nell and Limelight Hotels
  • Aspen Skiing Company on Mountain Dining restaurant discounts - 40% off while working


  • Employees and their family or friends are eligible for discounts on room rates at Aspen Skiing Company owned properties
  • Employee Stay Program – Reservable 2 free nights per year at either The Little Nell or Limelight Hotels after one year as a full-time employee or after two years as a full-time seasonal employee


  • Reservable free ski pass to any Colorado Ski Country member mountain
  • Discounts at local businesses
  • Local transport subsidies
    • 60% off RFTA – Roaring Fork Transportation Authority - bus passes
    • Commuter raffle program

Total Rewards Strategy

Aspen Skiing Company’s goal is to lead the market not only in pay, but in benefits as well.

Employer Pays
Pay rate: $20/hour x 2080 hours$41,600
Social Security & Medicare Tax$3,173.91
State Unemployment Tax$173.49
Medical (Family Coverage)$21,892.14
Life Insurance and AD&D
401k Contribution$2,489.76
Ski Pass (Family of 4)$5,198
Comp Tickets
Discount Tickets
Total Compensation Value$63,689.35
Table 1. Example of a Total Rewards Package at Aspen Skiing Company

Please note this is a general list of the benefits available, which could change. Some restrictions and/or waiting periods may apply. For the most current benefits, contact your Talent Acquisitions Manager or HR Representative.