Classy move by Winter Park Ski Resort in Colorado who are donating all proceeds of the uphill ski access armbands to local charities. Get the satisfaction and safety advantages of earning your turns on managed terrain and know that your money is going towards great causes. WIN WIN:

“Earn your turns and give back this winter. This season we’re excited to help even more local non-profits through our uphill program! All proceeds from your uphill armband purchase will benefit Grand County Search and RescueFriends of Berthoud Pass, and CRAD dog teams. A 21/22 armband is required to uphill at Winter Park Resort this season. Purchase yours HERE.”

For the 2021-22 Winter Season, uphill skiers will be required to pre-purchase and wear an Uphill Access Armband. Armbands will be available for purchase for $25 and are valid for the full 2021-22 winter season.


– Grand County Search & Rescue, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization providing four-season emergency backcountry service.

– Colorado Rapid Avalanche Deployment dog teams

– Friends of Berthoud Pass.

We are grateful for all these organizations do to help those who choose to explore in our local community and are excited to offer support to these organizations. We are proud to support locally based organizations that are providing resources for search and rescue and winter mountain education.

Please note, uphill access is not permitted prior to the resort opening for the season.