Aspen/Snowmass, Colo.., March 26, 2009 – Confirmed athletes for the second annual CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational include Gretchen Bleiler, Kelly Clark, Elena Hight, Tricia Byrnes, Clair Bidez, Ellery Hollingsworth, Anne-Sophie Pellissier, Meg Pugh, Lizzy Berman, Soko Yamaoka, Kaitlyn Farrington, Maddy Schaffrick, Paulina Ligocka, Molly Aguirre and Sophie Rediguez.

The athletes will vie for $20,000 in prize money at the superpipe competition in Snowmass starting at 10 a.m. on April 4, 2009.  In addition to the superpipe event, Bleiler and friends will attend an environmental workshop, yoga sessions, a girls’ night out and a meet and greet.

Belly Up Aspen is the official headquarters for the Oakley Girls’ Night Out on the town on Saturday, April 4.  Pretty Lights will play at Belly Up with $15 advance tickets and $18 tickets on the day-of the show.  This Fort Collins, Colo. based electronic duo are known for their electro organic cutting-edge party rocking beats combining many genres from soul to hip-hop.  Visit www.bellyupaspen.com <http://www.bellyupaspen.com/>  for more information.

There will also be a meet and greet après with the athletes on Sunday, April 5 at Sneaky’s Tavern in Snowmass base village at 2 p.m.

Look for CoverGirl, Oakley and Vitamin Water booths in base village on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for free giveaways.

Now is the time to book lodging for this event.  The Spring MVP deals, found at www.aspensnowmass.com/deals <http://www.aspensnowmass.com/deals> , are offering packages starting at $100 per day to ski/ride and stay.

The Villas at the Snowmass Club are now offering a special Snow Angels vacation package with villas starting at $250 per night, a discounted lift ticket and $100 gift certificate for the Snowmass Club Spa or Sage Restaurant.  Please call 800-525-9402 to book lodging at the Villas.

FUEL TV will be in Aspen/Snowmass capturing all of the action throughout the weekend with a 30-minute show, airing on Monday, May 18, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.  The show will also continue to air on FUEL TV after that date.

The CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational is the bookend event for a season of over 30 Aspen/Snowmass sponsored events.  This is the only women’s specific snowboard competition and lifestyle weekend of the sort in the industry, bringing together the media, fans, sponsors and the athletes alike to Aspen/Snowmass.

Aspen/Snowmass would like to thank their event partners CoverGirl, Oakley, Herbal Essences, K2 Snowboarding, Vitamin Water, Town of Snowmass Village, Giro, Fuel TV, Nike, The Villas at Snowmass Club and Snowmass Club.

For more information about the CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational or to book a trip to Aspen/Snowmass, please call 800-525-6200 or visit www.aspensnowmass.com <http://www.aspensnowmass.com/> .