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Lyft adds ride option for skiers, snowboarders in Colorado

FILE - In this image distributed on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, Lyfts new Amp glows on the dashboard of a car in San Francisco. (Josh Edelson / AP IMAGES FOR LYFT)
FILE - In this image distributed on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, Lyfts new Amp glows on the dashboard of a car in San Francisco. (Josh Edelson / AP IMAGES FOR LYFT)

If you’re heading to Colorado for a Christmas ski vacation, maybe consider not driving or renting a car this year.

The ride-sharing service Lyft added an option for skiers and snowboarders in Colorado, Monday.

Ski Rack Mode lets riders bring their winter sport equipment. According to a Lyft news release each ride will accommodate two snowboards or four sets of skis.

Ski Rack Mode rides cost an additional $8. The service is available in and around Vail, Beaver Creek, Aspen, Snowmass, Steamboat Springs, Telluride, Winter Park and Granby, Colo.

Uber, another ride-sharing service, offers a similar program called UberSKI. UberSKI, like the Lyft program, operates in Colorado.

As of yet, no plans for Uber or Lyft to offer ski services in Spokane …

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