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Idaho – 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 Jackass Day! Ski/Ride Silver Mountain for $9.95 This Friday http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2011/01/05/jackass-day-skiride-silver-mountain-for-9-95-this-friday/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2011/01/05/jackass-day-skiride-silver-mountain-for-9-95-this-friday/#respond Thu, 06 Jan 2011 00:04:34 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=5198 From Silver Mountain, Idaho Press Release–

Each and every year we pay homage to our humble beginnings. This year we’ll feature fresh snow, cheap lift tickets ($9.45 plus tax), food and drink specials, Jackass trivia contest and cake.

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Lift Ticket Specials for the Ladies http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/12/27/lift-ticket-specials-for-the-ladies/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/12/27/lift-ticket-specials-for-the-ladies/#respond Mon, 28 Dec 2009 03:21:25 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=875 100daysimg5

Last week, we received an email asking us if we knew of any special discounts for female skiers and snowboarders. Do we? Do we ever.  Here are sixteen resorts, stretching from Idaho to Maine, that have weekly discounts. No weekend specials and no deals during holidays.

MONDAY
½ Off @ Ski Sawmill, PA
$25 @ Ragged Mountain, NH
$35 @ Saddleback, ME

TUESDAY
$39 @ Okemo, VT
$35 @ Ski Roundtop, PA
$49 @ Mt. Sunapee, NH (includes lunch)
$18 @ Mt. Lacrosse, WI
$14 @ Mt. Hood Skibowl, OR (nights)
$39 @ Peek’n Peak, NY (free daycare)

WEDNESDAY
$10 @ Off Blue Mountain, PA
$53 @ Hunter Mountain, NY (includes ticket, rental, lesson, lunch)
½ Off @ Ski Denton, PA

THURSDAY
$25 @ Pebble Creek, ID
$35 @ Mt. Rose, NV
$20 @ Beech Mountain, NC

FRIDAY
$35 @ Shawnee Peak, ME

SPECIAL DAYS
2/5: $15 Bromley, VT (mothers only)
2/1:  FREE Ski Sawmill, PA

Did we leave any sweet deals out? Drop us a comment at our tip hotline.

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Deals of the Week: 3/26 – 4/1 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/03/23/deals-of-the-week-326-41/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/03/23/deals-of-the-week-326-41/#respond Tue, 24 Mar 2009 00:28:11 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=1490 Corn snow. Drinking beer on the deck. Sunny days. It’s that time of year again. Spring skiing is in the air and to celebrate we’re posting our favorite deals for the upcoming week. If you think ski season is over, think again.

PICKS OF THE WEEK

Friday, Mar 27 @ Schweitzer, ID: It’s a $10 ticket benefit with 100% of the proceeds going to a local charity for cancer patients.

Saturday, Mar 28 @ Magic Mountain, VT: It’s Retro Day, which means a $35 ticket and the only time of year that your Members Only jacket is cool again.

Saturday, Mar 28 @ Ski Butternut, MA: $20 lift tickets in celebration of Jimmy Buffet. Yep, it’s a Parrot Head Festival at a ski area.

Sunday, Mar 29 @ Alpine Meadows, CA: The money from this $35 ticket benefits the Sierra Avalanche Center, an organization we need now more than ever.

Monday, Mar 30 @ 47 Degrees North, WA: It’s finally here. Seven days of FREE lift tickets and one of the best deals of the season.

Wednesday, Apr 1 @ Okemo, VT: We never joke about free tickets. Bring three cans of food and Okemo gives you a FREE ticket.

Wednesday, Apr 1 @ Mad River Glen, VT: The deals keep coming on April Fool’s Day. How about a ½ price ticket at MRG?

Wednesday, Apr 1 @ Waterville, NH: If you’re still not convinced you should be skipping work, we present the April Fool’s Dollar Day. $1 gets you 1 ticket.

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Ski March for Free! http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/03/04/ski-march-for-free/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/03/04/ski-march-for-free/#respond Thu, 05 Mar 2009 00:32:13 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=1368 nick

The economy is in the dumps, which means more steals than ever for Snow Junkies. An unprecedented number of hills are offering season pass sales for 09/10 so early that you can use it this spring. 

The prices listed below are for an unrestricted adult pass. It’s worth clicking through to the individual resort, as each one offers a multitude of other passes (college, family, midweek, etc…) Besides the free skiing/riding, most of these passes offer additional perks like discounted tickets at other resorts.   

Attitash, NH
Price: $579
Deadline: June 1st, 2009

Mountain Creek, NJ
Price: $279
Deadline: No cutoff posted  

Bogus Basin, ID
Price: $229
Deadline: March 31st, 2009

Eldora, CO
Price: $369
Deadline: April 30th, 2009  

Swain Mountain, NY
Price: $449
Deadline: March 31st, 2009  

Spirit Mountain, MN
Price: $179
Deadline: March 31st, 2009  

Applachian Mountain, NC
Price: $465
Deadline: October 1st, 2009  

Blue Mountain, PA
Price: $475
Deadline: April 1st, 2009 

Seven Springs, PA
Price: $379
Deadline: June 1st, 2009 

Ski Butternut, MA
Price: $229
Deadline: April 30th, 2009

Wachusetts, MA
Price: $449
Deadline: No cutoff posted

Is your local hill having a killer season pass deal? Drop us a line at tips@thesnowjunkies.com.

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Deals of the Week: 3/4 – 3/11 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/03/02/deals-of-the-week-34-311/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/03/02/deals-of-the-week-34-311/#respond Tue, 03 Mar 2009 00:32:56 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=1340 It’s been another busy week in the Snow Junkies office, and by busy, we mean the 15 inches of powder that blanketed our hometown hill — Moonlight Basin. Then we took off with a shady RV convoy to remote Lost Trail Powder Mountain on the Idaho border. Even though we’re all a bit wiped out, Deals of the Week is still running strong. And in case you missed it, we covered an orgy of ways to save some serious cash during March.

One note: there are a bunch of new deals being posted to the calendar later this week. Stay tuned…

PICKS OF THE WEEK

Friday, March 4 @ Sugarbush, VT: ½ price ticket when you flash your Ski and Ride with the Point ’09 button. Or you can just crash the Harpoon Apres-Ski party.

Saturday, Mar 7 @ Homewood, CA: Take $5.00 of your ticket price for dressing up like a superhero. Now you have two reasons to use your Rorschach costume this weekend.

Monday, Mar 9 @ Ski Beech, NC: Spring has sprung in North Cackalacky with $20 Day and Twilight/$10 Half-Day/$10 nights until the end of the season

Mon-Fri, Mar 9-13 @ Giants Ridge, MN: College kids ride for $20 tickets all week in honor of Spring Break. You deserve it for all your hard work shotgunning beers last semester.  

Mon-Wed, Mar 9-11 @ Wintergreen, VA: Nearby residents pay $40 for a ticket and a rental.

Mon-Thur, Mar 9-12 @ Lookout Pass, ID: The latest resort in the Rockies to start offering a midweek twofer for the month of March.

Tuesday, Mar 10 @ Grand Targhee, WY: $10 of your ticket goes to a charity, but we stopped reading after seeing 2 tickets for $79.

Tuesday, Mar 10 @ Wolf Creek, UT: Here’s a new deal we uncovered. Buy a full price ticket, get a second for only $10. This happens every Tuesday until the end of the season.

Wednesday, Mar 11 @ Copper, CO: Christy Sports is having a 50th anniversary rager and you’re invited. The first 100 tickets they sell out of their shop will be $19.58, and then $50 after that. Free demo equipment, cheap rentals, and food. Yep, sounds like a party to us.

Wednesday, Mar 11 @ Jiminy Peak, MA: Twofer e-coupon deal for a full day/twilight ticket.


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Lift Ticket Deals for Dudes http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/02/18/lift-ticket-deals-for-dudes/ Wed, 18 Feb 2009 21:39:21 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=1275 Get a ride with TJ and Dex!

Get a ride with TJ and Dex!

We’ve covered all the hookups that ladies get discounts on the ski hill. That led us to wonder: How about discounts for the fellas? Can’t say it was an easy task to track these down, but here are the resorts that give guys a cheap ticket.

MONDAY

$15 @ McCauley Mountain, NY

TUESDAY

$25 @ Pebble Creek, ID

$12 Nights @ Nordic Mountain, WI

WEDNESDAY

$25 @ Alpine Valley, WI

$ 14 Afternoon @ Holiday Mountain, NY

THURSDAY

$40 Shawnee Peak, ME (with lunch)

SPECIAL DAYS

March 8-12, 2010 Blue Mountain, PA: $39 Tickets for Men

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Deals of the Week: 2/19 – 2/25 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/02/17/deals-of-the-week-219-225/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/02/17/deals-of-the-week-219-225/#respond Tue, 17 Feb 2009 23:48:24 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=1256 Another crowded President’s Day has passed and the slopes have returned to us snow junkies — as well as all of our favorite weekly deals. We’ve got our Picks of the Week followed by Liftopia specials, including a $12 ticket to New Hampshire. We also found some savings Utah and Canada in our New Deals section.

PICKS OF THE WEEK

Monday-Friday, Feb 16-20 @ Kirkwood, CA: It’s Sno-Bama week! $44 tickets to Kirkwood with a coupon from Snowbomb. 

Friday, Feb 20 @ Squaw Valley, CA: Furlough Friday is still on. $30 lift ticket for state workers that have been forced to take a three day weekend. 

Friday, Feb 20 @ Lookout Pass, ID: The latest resort to jump on board with a FREE ticket for owning a Toyota. 

Sunday, Feb 22 @ New England: Did you catch our article about Sunday afternoon deals? 

Monday, Feb 23 @ Blue Mountain, PA: $24.95 ticket from Buckmans ski shop. These guys really appreciate their customers.   

Tuesday, Feb 24 @ Mt. Bachelor, OR: One of the newer midweek deals. Go online and pick up a ticket for Tuesday-Thursday for only $29. 

Tuesday, Feb 24 @ Grand Targhee, WY: We can verify that the Shell 2 for 1 coupon works like a charm.  2 tickets for $35 instead of the daily rate of $75. 

Tuesday, Feb 24 @ Blue Knob, PA: It’s called Super Tuesday which means $20 tickets and nothing to do with politics.

Wednesday, Feb 25, @ Wolf Creek, CO: Show up and get a $31 ticket. 

Wednesday, Feb 25 @ Saddleback, ME: Are you a man? Do you like to save money? How about a $25 ticket every Wednesday? Have you had enough questions?   

LIFTOPIA.COM DEALS OF THE WEEK

Wildcat (New England)
Price: $40.58 (save 38%), Sun, 02/22/09
Price: $33.42 (save 49%), Mon-Fri 2/23/09-2/27/09
Price: $28.99 (save 55%), Sun 3/1/09

Smuggler’s Notch (Vermont)
Price: $44.99 (save 27%), Tue-Thu 2/24/09-2/26/09

Shawnee Mountain (Poconos, PA)
Price: $23.99 (save 52%!), Wed, 02/25/09

Moonlight Basin (Montana)
Price: $39.90 (save 11%!), Tue-Wed 2/24/09-2/25/09

The Canyons Canyons (Utah)
Price: $66.99 (save 17%!), Mon-Fri 2/23/09-2/27/09

Plattekill (New York/New Jersey)
Price: $35.00 (save 30%!), Wed-Thu 02/18/09-2/19/09

Purgatory at Durango (Colorado)
Price: $43.99 (save 29%!), Wed-Fri 02/18/09-2/20/09

Arapahoe Basin (Colorado)
Price: $46.99 (save 28%!), Mon-Thu 2/23/09-2/27/09

Crested Butte (Colorado)
Price: $63.00 (save 23%!), Sat-Sun 2/21/09-2/22/09
Price: $52.00 (save 37%!), Mon-Thu 2/23/09-2/27/09

Ragged Mountain (New England)
Price: $12.00 (save 76%!), Wed 2/25/09

NEW DEALS THIS WEEK

Mid-Atlantic: Bellayre Mountain, NY is offering a season pass for the second half of the season.  The sweet part is that the pass is pro-rated so the price keeps dropping through March.  

West Canada: It’s called the Day for Dudes at Mount Washington, BC. $62 gets you a lift ticket, a non-boring lesson, and hot chicks at apres-ski.  

Rocky Mountains: Here’s a good one for Utah. Pick up a loyalty card from Maverik gas stations and get a $29 twilight ticket to Brighton on Thursdays. 

New England: Killington, VT is selling 2 day tickets for $100 for 3/21-3/22 as part of their anniversary special.

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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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Deals of the Week: 2/5 – 2/11 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/02/02/deals-of-the-week-25-211/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/02/02/deals-of-the-week-25-211/#comments Mon, 02 Feb 2009 13:00:33 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=1045 It’s another Monday morning and you’re already thinking about the upcoming weekend of skiing. Don’t worry.  We’ve got your fix right here. Plenty of deals this week.  If you don’t mind dressing up like a woman.  

PICKS OF THE WEEK

Thursday, Feb 5 @ Liberty, PA: Another dose of customer appreciation. $15 ticket from Ski Chalet.

Friday, Feb 6 @ Bromley, VT: Moms! Show a picture of your kid and get a $15 ticket

Friday, Feb 6 @ Mt. Spokane, WA: Ride FREE with your Toyota. Don’t have one? Maybe this article will help.  

Saturday, Feb 7 @ Mt. Rose, NV: $10 ticket for guys when you dress like a woman.  Don’t forget about the “drag race.” 

Sunday, Feb 8 @ Wolf Creek, CO: $31 ticket on their Local Appreciation Day.

Mon & Tues, Feb 10-11 @ Homewood, CA: 29 Days for $29 continues.  We love this promotion.   

Monday, Feb 9-12 @ Sierra, CA: $35 tickets during Snowsports Week.

Monday, Feb 9 @ Ski Sawmill, PA: Men get to ski FREE for the day. And you don’t have to get dressed up. 

Tuesday, Feb 10 @ Schweitzer, ID: It’s a twofer Tuesday.  Don’t live in Idaho?  Can’t go on Tuesday? Here are all the 2 for 1 deals on the East Coast and the West Coast.  

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Deals of the Week: 1/29 – 2/4 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/01/26/deals-of-the-week-129-14/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/01/26/deals-of-the-week-129-14/#respond Mon, 26 Jan 2009 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=1020 Hope everyone is enjoying their winter. We’re hip deep in deals this week.  The new Midwest calendar is live. We’ve got the scoop on savings in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. And Deals of the Week is adding a new feature:  New additions to our already jam-packed calendars. Scroll down for more.  

PICKS OF THE WEEK

Friday, Jan 30 @ Bear Creek, PA: Go to Salters Ski Shop and grab a $20 ticket.  

Friday, Jan 30 @ Schweitzer, ID: It’s another Ski Free Friday.  Show up with a Toyota, get a free ticket.   

Thur & Fri, Jan 29-30 @ Belleayre, NY: Winter Festival Week continues with $20 tickets.

Friday, Jan 31 @ East Brunswick, NJShow up at Pelican Ski Shop, donate blood, and get a free ticket valid at 13 resorts. We promise you won’t get hurt.    

Sunday, Feb 1 @ Okemo, VT: It’s all about the Superbowl.  Get $10 off the ticket price.  

Sunday, Feb 1 @ Cannon, NH: More football fun. A special twofer $64

Sunday, Feb 1 @ Wolf Creek, CO: $31 ticket for Local’s Appreciation Day. No ID required.

Sunday, Feb 1 @ Northstar, CA: $25 for locals— includes Reno.  Every Sunday except 2/15 through end of season.

Monday, Feb 2 @ Bear Creek, PA: Bear Creek has another customer appreciation day.  This time get your $20 ticket at Buckmans Ski Shop.  

Monday, Feb 2 @ Buckmans Ski Shop, PA: Don’t have time to go riding?  At least swing by the store. If that dirty little groundhog sees his shadow you will receive a FREE 8hr lift ticket valid during March ‘09. 

Monday, Feb 2 @ Okemo, VT: Superbowl Sunday continues.   Ski or ride for $1 per point.  They combine the scores, that’s how much a lift tickets costs.  

Tuesday, Jan 4 @ Liberty Mountain, PA: Operation Thank You. Free ticket for all active military, EMS, firefighters, and law enforcement.

NEW DEALS THIS WEEK

Rocky Mountains: $109 gets you two lift tickets, two burgers, and two beers at the Canyons.  

Rocky Mountains: Maverick, MT has $19 tickets on non-holiday Thursday and Fridays.

Midwest: Wild Mountain, MN has 1/2 off Tuesdays, $10 off for men on Wednesdays, and 1/2 off  for women on Thursdays.  

Rocky Mountains: Loveland, CO has a twofer $56 on 2/14. One catch — you have to get married.


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