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Teacher Appreciation Day, presented by Vectra Bank

Teachers — today is your day!  Join us on the mountain so we can honor you for your commitment to our children.

All School Employees Are Invited!

Teacher Appreciation Day is not just for teachers.  Anyone who works for a school in La Plata County is invited.  So if you are a cafeteria worker, bus driver, custodian, counselor, principal, or administrator, you are invited too!  Just bring a school ID or something that shows where you work.

Big Thanks To Our Sponsor:

Vectra Bank is proud to be the presenting sponsor of Teacher Appreciation Day!  They will be with us on the mountain on February 20th to join in honoring all of you teachers for your great work!

Discounted Lift Tickets For La Plata County School Employees:

Two options for purchase:

  • Option 1:  $30.  Come in to our new building at 2615 Main Avenue any time between February 1st and Saturday, February 18th to purchase your lift tickets in advance.  Just $30.
  • Option 2:  $35.  Buy your ticket at the mountain on Teacher Appreciation Day for $35.

Either way, you save a bundle off the regular window price of $89.

Bring your school employee ID or other proof of school employment, please.

Plus, teachers and school staff can buy lift tickets for up to three family and friends at the following discounted prices:

  • $50 – adults
  • $35 – teens and seniors
  • $30 – children 6 – 12

Apres-Ski Party:

From 3:00 – 4pm, join us in Hoody’s for free food and drinks!  New Belgium has generously donated two kegs of Pumpkick, their seasonal pumpkin and cranberry ale!

Prizes and Giveaways:

During the apres-ski party, we will have a prize drawing with some great prizes from local businesses.

Also, a portion of every lift ticket sold on Teacher Appreciation Day will be donated to our Teacher Appreciation Day fund, which goes towards classroom supplies for your schools!

Donation to La Plata County Classrooms:

Purgatory Resort will donate up to $10,000 to La Plata County schools to purchase classroom supplies.  This day is about helping out our schools as well as honoring our great teachers.