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Ascutney – The Snow Junkies http://www.thesnowjunkies.com Lodging, Gear, and Lift Ticket Deals for Skiers and Snowboarders Thu, 07 Mar 2013 01:32:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.7 Mobil Ski+Ride=FREE at 48 Ski Areas! http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/12/26/mobil-skiridefree-at-48-ski-areas/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/12/26/mobil-skiridefree-at-48-ski-areas/#comments Sat, 26 Dec 2009 20:04:11 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=3895 exxon_mobilThe Deal: Fill up 3 times at participating Mobile stations with a minimum 8 gallon gasoline purchase, get a 2 for 1 lift ticket voucher

The Mountains: 48 ski areas in New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. See full list below.

The Dates: Program ends on March 31, 2010

The Details: Pick up on the certificate you need at a local Mobil. It will have all the details listed below on the participating areas and blackout dates. Each time you fill up, a sales associate will attach your receipt and a Ski Free stamp to the certificate. When you’ve got all three stamps, bring it to the mountain.

New York

  • Buffalo Ski Club – No blackout days
  • Catamount – Blackout days: 12/24/09-1/3/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-21
  • Cockaigne – Blackout days: 1/30
  • Gore – Valid on non-holiday Tuesdays. Blackout days: 12/26/09-1/2/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-20
  • Greek Peak – Blackout days: 12/25/09-1/4/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-21
  • Ski Hickory – Valid on Saturday and Sundays. Blackout days: Blackout days: 12/24/09-1/1/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-20
  • Holiday Mountain – Blackout days: 12/23/09-1/1/10 and 2/16-18
  • Hunter – Valid Sunday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/26/09-1/3/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-21
  • Kissing Bridge – Valid Monday thru Saturday 4pm-10pm & Sunday 4pm-8pm. No blackout days
  • Maple Ski Ridge – Valid Tuesday thru Saturday 3pm to 9pm. Blackout days: 12/24/09-1/3/10 and 1/18 and 2/13-21
  • McCauley Mountain – Valid Sunday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/26/09-1/3/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-22
  • Mount Peter – Blackout days: 12/26/09-1/3/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/12-21
  • Oak Mountain – Valid Thursday thru Sunday. Blackout days: 12/26/09-1/3/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/12-21
  • Peek’n Peak – Valid Monday thru Thursday. Blackout days: 12/25/09-1/3/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-15
  • Plattekill – Blackout days: 12/26/09-1/2/10 and 1/16-17 and 2/13-14
  • Sawkill Family Center – No blackout days
  • Snow Ridge – Blackout days: 12/23/09-1/1/10 and 1/18 and 2/15-19
  • Song Mountain – Valid Monday thru Friday Blackout days: 12/18/09-1/1/10 and 1/18 and 2/15-19 and 4/2
  • Swain – Blackout days: 12/24/09-1/1/10 and 1/18 and 2/13-19
  • Thunder Ridge – Blackout days: 12/24/09-1/3/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-23
  • Titus – Blackout days: 12/26/09-1/3/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-21
  • Tuxedo Ridge – Valid Sunday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/24/09-1/1/10 and 1/15-19 and 2/14-20
  • Whiteface – Valid Sunday thru Friday. Blackout days:  12/26/09-1/2/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-20
  • Windham– Blackout days:  12/26/09-1/2/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-21

Vermont

  • Ascutney Mountain Resort – Valid Sunday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/27-31 and 1/17-18 and 2/14-20
  • Bolton Valley – Valid Sunday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/26-31 and 1/16-17 and 2/13-14
  • Bromley Mountain – Valid Sunday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/26-1/2/10 and 1/16-17 and 2/13-19
  • Burke Mountain – Blackout days: 12/25-1/2/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-20
  • Jay Peak – Blackout days: 12/26-12/31
  • Mad River Glen – Valid Monday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/26-1/3/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/14-21
  • Magic Mountain – Blackout days: 12/26-1/3/10 and 1/16-17 and 2/13-21
  • Middlebury College Snow Bowl – Valid Monday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/26-1/3/10 and 1/16-17 and 2/13-21
  • Pico – Valid Monday, Thursday, and Fridays. Blackout days: 12/25-1/2/10 and 2/13-20
  • Smuggler’s Notch Resort – Valid Monday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/26-1/3/10 and 1/17-19 and 2/13-26

Massachusetts

  • Berkshire East – Valid Monday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/21-1/1/10 and 1/18 and 2/15-19
  • Bousquet – Blackout days: 1/16-18 and 2/13-2/21
  • Nashoba Valley – Valid Monday thru Thursday. Blackout days: 12/23-1/3/10 and 1/18 and 2/13-21
  • Ski Butternut – Valid Sunday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/23-1/3/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-21
  • Otis Ridge – Blackout days: 12/26-1/3/10 and 1/18 and 2/13-21

Connecticut

  • Woodbury Ski Area – Blackout days: 12/25-1/3/10 and 1/18 and 2/15-21

New Hampshire

  • Cranmore –  Blackout days: 12/26-1/2/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/13-20
  • Granite Gorge – Valid Sunday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/26-1/2/10 and 1/16-17 and 2/18-20
  • Pats Peak Ski Area – Valid Sunday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/26-1/1/10 and 1/18 and 2/15-19
  • Ragged Mountain Resort – Valid Sunday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/26-1/3/10 and 1/17-18 and 2/14-21
  • Wildcat Mountain – Valid Sunday thru Friday. Blackout days: 12/26-1/3/10 and 1/16-18 and 2/14-21
  • Whaleback – No blackout dates
  • Black Mountain – Blackout days: 12/26-1/3/10 and 1/18 and 2/13-21
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Easy Like Sunday Afternoon http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/02/05/easy-like-sunday-afternoon/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/02/05/easy-like-sunday-afternoon/#respond Thu, 05 Feb 2009 22:08:26 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=997 How about this for a plan next weekend? Go hard on Friday and Saturday, then sleep in Sunday morning. Once you’re done with a lesiurely checkout around noon, hit up one of the following ski areas for a sweet Sunday afternoon deal.

$20 Afternoon @ King Pine, NH (map)
Enjoy discount lift tickets after 12:30 PM on non-holiday Sunday afternoons… no lines, just great skiing

$20 Afternoon NH Residents @ Tenney Mountain, NH (map)
Any New Hampshire resident can ski or ride Sundays* for just $20 for adults and $10 for teens and juniors. Valid after 12:30 p.m.with valid NH I.D. All daily specials are valid except these designated holiday periods: Dec 25th – 31st (Christmas Vacation Week) Jan 17th – 19th (Martin Luther King Weekend) Feb 14th – 22nd (President’s Vacation Week)

$20 Afternoons @ Schweitzer Mountain Resort, ID (map)
Every Sunday* during the 2008.2009 season, we’re offering afternoon 1/2 day lift tickets for $20! Tickets go on sale at 12:30 and are good from 1pm to close! Includes Junior, Adult, College and Senior Tickets. * Sunday Solution not valid on December 28, 2008; January 18, 2009 or February 15, 2009. Not valid with other discounts or offers.

$25 Afternoon @ Shawnee Peak, ME (map)
Ski or ride Sunday afternoon for just $25! Noon – 4:30pm. Add rental equipment for just $23! Sunday Offers Exclude Holiday Sundays including: 12/28/08, 1/18/09, 2/15/09

$25 Afternoon @ Wildcat Mountain, NH (map)
Sunday Afternoon Cruise Ski & ride from Noon – Close. Purrrfect. CLOSED:Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 27, 2008) and Christmas Day (Dec. 25, 2008) HOLIDAYS: Dec. 25, 2008 – Jan. 4, 2009 Jan. 17 – 19, 2009 Feb. 14 – 22, 2009

$25 Local Afternoons @ Northstar at Tahoe Resort, CA (map)
Local Resident – $25 Lift Ticket In appreciation of our local community residents, all Reno, Sparks, Verdi, Fallon, North Lake Tahoe, Incline Village and Truckee residents are eligible for a $25 lift ticket commencing at 12:00 p.m. every Sunday, excluding blackout dates, beginning Sunday, January 4, 2009. Purchase at any Northstar ticket window. Local Driver’s License required at time of purchase. One ticket per person, per day. Available Dates: Offer valid Sundays only, January 4, 2009 through end of season. Excluding blackout dates January 18, 2009 and February 15, 18 & 22, 2009.
$27 Afternoon VT/NH Residents @ Ascutney Mountain, VT (map)
Vermont and New Hampshire residents ski and ride for $27 Sunday and Friday afternoons beginning at 12:30 p.m. Proof of residency is required.

$29 Afternoons @ Bromley, VT (map)
Sunday Afternoon Passport – $29 all ages, good 12:30 through 4:00 p.m. (not available during Holiday Periods)

$32 Afternoon NH Residents @ Mt. Sunapee, NH (map)
New Hampshire residents can take advantage of super savings on Sunday afternoons at Mount Sunapee. Residents of New Hampshire can ski or ride every Sunday from 12:00-4:00 p.m. for just $32. Proof of residency is required. Excludes holiday periods. All daily specials are valid except on holiday periods. Holiday Periods: Friday, December 26, 2008 – Friday, January 2, 2009 Saturday, January 17, 2009 – Monday, January 19, 2009 Saturday, February 14, 2009 – Friday, February 20, 2009
$35 Afternoons @ Mad River Glen, Fayston, VT (map)
Sunday Afternoon Half-day Special Ski every Sunday afternoon for only $35. Not available during holiday periods.
$35 VT/NH @ Okemo, VT (map)
This Sunday Solution for VT/NH residents is just $35 for all ages (non-holiday) and is valid Sunday mornings from 8 am to 1:30. Proof of residency in the form of a valid VT/NH driver’s license, hunting/fishing license, or voter registration card must be presented at the time of purchase. Kids 6 & under are FREE. VT/NH Sunday Solution will be offered on all but the following Sundays: December 28, 2008; January 18, 2009 and February 15, 2009

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Top 50 Lift Ticket Deals for 2009 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/01/06/top-50-lift-ticket-deals-for-2009/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/01/06/top-50-lift-ticket-deals-for-2009/#respond Tue, 06 Jan 2009 22:17:28 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=748

Hey! These are deals from the 2009/2009 ski season. We’re working on a brand new spanking list for 2010. In the meantime, check out the best deals so far from this season right here.

Happy New Year Snow Junkies.  It’s going to be a busy four months.  Lots of snow left to ride and tons of deals popping up.  Our gift to you in 2009 is 50 of our favorite lift ticket deals coming up in the next four months.  

Our resolution:  Never pay full price for a lift ticket.   

TOP 50 LIFT TICKET DEALS

1. Fly into Utah, get a free lift ticket for that day at the Canyons, Park City, or Deer Valley.  

2. Diesel Days at Cranmore. Drive in your hybrid and get a free ticket on 1/24 and 3/21.

3. 29 days for $29 at Homewood during the rest of the season.

4. Ride locally.  Almost every mountain offers a deal to local residents.

5. Get a face full of pow with the Pow Pow Platter. One ticket each to Winter Park, Copper, and Steamboat for $129.

6. Get $25 tickets for helping out schools in Truckee, California. Discounted tickets for Sugar Bowl, Northstar, Homewood, Squaw, and Alpine Meadows.

7. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Wear green to Mad River Glen and get a $17 dollar ticket on 3/17.  No green? Head over to Waterville who will still give you a $17 ticket.

8. The Snow Junkies Deal Calendar.  We’ve got one for New England, Mid-Atlantic, West Coast, and the Rockies. Every deal we could scrounge up on the web.  

9. Non-holiday Sunday afternoons. Lots of resorts give a deeply discounted ticket after all the tourists head home.

10. Steal a Toyota and ride for free in the Northwest at Toyota Ski Free Days.

11. Might as well fill up that Toyota at Shell and get a 2 for 1 voucher good at 28 resorts.

12. If you’re heading out to Tahoe, you absolutely need to pick up a Tahoe Card.

13. Ski Anthony Lakes celebrates their last day on 4/19 with a free ticket when you bring in a food donation.

14. Pinheads get their own day at Saddleback. Ride for $25 every Tuesday.

15. Liftopia is awesome. Grab a discounted lift ticket and save some cash.

16. Ladies ski free on 2/2 at Ski Sawmill. Don’t worry fellas. You can ski for free at Sawmill on 2/9. As long as you dress up like a woman. No questions.

17. Make any purchase at a Treasure Valley Chevron (gum anyone?) and get $10 night tickets, $10 rentals, and $10 lessons at Bogus Basin.  

18. Move to New Hampshire and become a local. Okemo, Ascutney, Tenny, and Mt. Sunapee all hook you up when you flash a NH driver’s license.

19. Bridger Bowl’s birthday is on 1/16. Stuff four people into a car and everyone gets $15 tickets.

20. Help promote avalanche awareness in California by buying a discounted ticket from SAC.

21. Ski Wisp Mountain on 1/22 for $10.

22. Or save a dollar and ski Wildcat for $9 on 1/23.

23. Ride on any Tuesday. We call it the Day of Deals. Tuesday has the best ticket prices of the week and the most deals. Our calendar doesn’t lie.

24. Bust out your neon pants on 3/28 for Retro Day at Magic Mountain…and a $35 ticket.

25. April Fools! Ski for $1 at Waterville, 1/2 off at Mad River Glen, or 2 for 1 at Bromley.

26. Ski Butternut lets you ride for $20 every single day in April, including weekends.

27. Ride free on your birthday. Because it’s your special day.

28. Ski Mt. Hood Skibowl for free on 3/20 when you bring four cans of food.

29. Stop by Pinnacle Sports and grab a cheap ticket for their Customer Appreciation Days.

30. Dress up in any costume at Shawnee and get a free ticket on 3/22.

31. Hey ladies! Most areas offer a midweek ladies specials. Check the calendar to find one.

32. Roll back the clock at Mad River with $3.50 tickets on 1/27 or Cranmore with $3.30 tix on 1/9.

33. East Coasters — make sure you’re hitting all the 2 for 1 deals in New England.

34. Cram as many people into your vehicle and carpool to the mountain.  Go Mother Nature!  

35. $9.93 tickets at Jack Frost on 1/9 for a radio station promo.

36. Boston college kids can pile into a Zipcar and take it to Waterville in January. $30 tickets and free rentals.

37. Get a business card and take advantage of Business Person Day during the midweek.

38. Never been on the hill? January is Learn to Ski and Ride Month. 23 states offering super deals on tickets, rentals, and lessons.

39. Grab a button from the Point and get cheap days in Vermont.

40. You already know about the fifty gallon drums of peanut butter you can get at Costco, but did you know they also sell discounted lift tickets?

41. Test drive a Chevy and get a free lift ticket to Alpine Meadows.  Sounds easy enough.    

42. Frequency Card at Big Sky. $130 dollars gets you seven free days at the end of the season…and it has been dumping out there all year.  

43. Bromley hooks mothers up on 2/6 with a $15 ticket…or ski with two kids on Fridays for only $75.

44. More gas station hookups.  Buy 10 gallons of gas at Phillips 66, get a 2 for 1 voucher good at Monarch, Copper, Powderhorn, or Winter Park. 

45. The Weekend Xtender at Mt. Rose gives you Monday or Friday free when you pay for Saturday and Sunday.  Or to break it down — $128 for three days.  

46. Discounted tickets in the West if you belong to REI.

47. Pico Mountain has E-specials on their site. This week they’re selling 24 tickets for $24 each.

48. Ski Chalet customer appreciation days: Thursday 1/15 $2 Timberline, WV; Thursday 1/22 $10 Wisp, Md; Thursday 2/5 $15 Liberty Mtn, PA; Thursday 2/12 Whitetail, PA $15. 

49. The Zumiez bonus pack is a steal for $25.  Comes with a 2 for 1 at Heavenly, t-shirt, and a DVD. Gift the goodies, keep the twofer for yourself.  You deserve it.    

50. The Snow Junkies.  Enough said.  

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Two For One Lift Tickets: East Coast Edition http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2008/12/16/two-for-one-lift-tickets-east-coast-edition/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2008/12/16/two-for-one-lift-tickets-east-coast-edition/#respond Tue, 16 Dec 2008 18:15:41 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=479 2 for 1. The Twofer. Whatever you want to call it, it’s always a good deal to split one lift ticket between two snow junkies. Here are ten New England resorts hooking you up with weekly deals all season long. As always, there are blackout dates around big holiday periods. Click on the links below to get all the details.

MAINE
Lost Valley: Tuesday and Wednesday
Mt. Abram: Thursday
Shawnee Peak: Tuesday

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Crotched Mountain: Tuesday
Gunstock: Monday
King Pine: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Mount Sunapee: Wednesday
Waterville Valley: Monday, Friday (Starts 1/5/09)
Wildcat: Wednesday

VERMONT
Ascutney: Tuesday
Mad River, Bromley, Jay Peak, Bolton: Mon-Thu w/ coupon from Otter Creek 

Know any other Twofer deals out there? Let us know at tips@thesnowjunkies.com.

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