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Kirkwood – 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 FREE Lift Ticket for Buying CA/NV Tahoe License Plate http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2011/01/09/free-lift-ticket-for-buying-canv-tahoe-license-plate/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2011/01/09/free-lift-ticket-for-buying-canv-tahoe-license-plate/#respond Mon, 10 Jan 2011 00:24:40 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=5225 The Mountains: Alpine Meadows, Heavenly, Homewood, Northstar-at-Tahoe, Kirkwood, Squaw Valley USA, Sugar Bowl, Tahoe Donner and Tahoe Cross Country

The Deal: Purchase a Tahoe themed license plate and get a free day lift ticket valid on one of 9 Lake Tahoe ski areas.

Expires: You have until April 15, 2011

The Details: Go to the site, fill in your info, and fax in your receipt to get the voucher.

From the Website: The Plate for Powder Program is brought to you by the Tahoe Fund, a non-profit organization focused on building a sustainable future for Lake Tahoe. Plate sales fund bike trails, lakefront parks, interpretive programs and other tangible projects that enhance the Tahoe experience for residents and visitors alike.

More Info: Tahoe Plates

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$25 Lift Tickets in Tahoe: Skiing For Schools 2010-2011 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2010/12/24/25-lift-tickets-in-tahoe-skiing-for-schools-2010-2011/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2010/12/24/25-lift-tickets-in-tahoe-skiing-for-schools-2010-2011/#respond Fri, 24 Dec 2010 22:30:27 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=5147 ski4schoolsThe Deal: Throughout the season, Lake Tahoe ski areas hook you up with super cheap $25 dollar tickets.  All the monies go to the Excellence in Eduation Foundation.

The Details: Check out below where to pick up tickets. They need to be done in advance so you’ll have to do some work to get ahold of them. This is a great deal for the Lake Tahoe area.

More Info: Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation

The Mountains/Dates for 2010-2011:

  • Sugar Bowl- Saturday, December 18 – $25 lift tickets available the week prior at Porters Sports
  • Northstar-at-Tahoe – Sunday – Friday , January 2 -7 – NEW! $25 lift ticket valid any one day between January 2 – 7. Tickets available the week prior at Porters Sports.
  • Royal Gorge – Saturday and Sunday, January 8 & 9 – $15 trail pass available the week prior at Porters Sports.
  • Tahoe Donner Cross Country – Monday – Friday, January 17 – 21 – NEW! $15 trail passes valid any one day from January 17 – 21. Purchase tickets the week prior at Porters Sports in Truckee or Tahoe City.
  • Boreal Mountain Resort – Sunday, January 23 – $25 lift tickets available the week prior at Porters Sports.
  • Tahoe Cross Country – Sunday, January 23 – NEW! $15 lift tickets available the week prior at Porters Sports.
  • Tahoe Donner Ski Area – Monday – Sunday, February 28 – March 6 – NEW! $25 lift tickets valid any one day from February 28 – March 6. Purchase tickets the week prior at Porters Sports in Truckee or Tahoe City.
  • Sugar Bowl- Saturday, March 19 – $25 lift tickets available the week prior at Porters Sports.
  • Homewood Community Benefit Day * -Sunday, March 20 – This date is a “Community Benefit Day” and $25 lift tickets will be available at Homewood ticket booths this day. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Excellence in Education Foundation.
  • Alpine Meadows Community Benefit Day * – Sunday, April 3 – This date is a “Community Benefit Day” and $25 lift tickets will be available at Alpine ticket booths this day. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Excellence in Education Foundation. Call 530.583.4232 for details.
  • Squaw Valley USA- Sunday, April 10 – $25 lift tickets available the week prior at Porters Sports.
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Discount Tickets From Sierra Avalanche Center http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2010/01/03/discount-tickets-from-sierra-avalanche-center/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2010/01/03/discount-tickets-from-sierra-avalanche-center/#respond Sun, 03 Jan 2010 21:57:01 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=4099 Sierra-Avalanche-CenterThe Deal: Participating Lake Tahoe ski areas have donated a set number of lift tickets to the Sierra Avalanche Center that are only valid on a specific day. SAC is selling these lift tickets at a discounted price and retains the proceeds from each ticket sale.

The Details: You have to buy the tickets online (see link below), then pick up at the SAC booth that day. Check the site often to see when tickets go on sale.

More Info: Sierra Avalanche Center

The Mountains/Dates:

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2009 Ski and Snowboard Expos/Shows http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/10/26/2009-ski-and-snowboard-exposshows/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/10/26/2009-ski-and-snowboard-exposshows/#respond Mon, 26 Oct 2009 07:57:30 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=2604 sam2

Ski and snowboard expos are some of the best places to score pre-season deals. Some of the benefits:

  • Discounted gear
  • Deals on season passes
  • Free stickers/magazine subscriptions
  • Ski & snowboard flicks
  • FREE LIFT TICKETS

Not bad for an admission price tag that’s under $20. Here are the ones happening in your neck of the woods during October and November of 2009.

Windy City Ski & Snowboard Show
Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center, 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, Schaumburg, IL
October 23-25, 2009
Admission: $12
FREE LIFT TICKETS: 2 for 1 vouchers to Devil’s Head, Indianhead, and Raging Buffalo

Ottawa Ski, Snowboard & Travel Show
Lansdowne Park, Ottawa, ON
October 23-25, 2009
Admission: FREE

Ski Dazzle/The Los Angeles Ski Show and Snowboard Expo
Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA
October 29-November 1, 2009
Admission: $17
FREE LIFT TICKETS: FREE lift ticket voucher good at either Snow Summit or Bear Mountain
BONUS PROMO: Mammoth Mountain 2 for 1 midweek. Promo Code: MAMMOTH

Edmonton Ski & Snowboard Show
Northlands Expo Center, Edmonton, AB
October 31-November 1, 2009
Admission: $8

Portland SkiFever & Snowboard Show
Portland Convention Center
November 6-8, 2009
Admission: $12
FREE LIFT TICKETS: 2 for 1 lift tickets at each of the following ski areas: Mt. Hood Skibowl, Mt. Hood Meadows, Whistler, Timberline, Mission Ridge, Big White, Mt. Ashland, Hoodoo

Calgary Snowshow
Roundup Centre, Calgary, Alberta
November 7-8, 2009
Admission: $6

Albany Ski & Snowboard Expo
Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY
November 6-8, 2009
Admission: $8
FREE LIFT TICKETS: the first 500 paid admissions on Sunday will receive a FREE lift ticket to Mount Snow.

Ski Dazzle® The Chicago Ski Show & Snowboard Expo
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Rd., Rosemont, IL
November 6-8, 2009
Admission: $12
FREE LIFT TICKETS: FREE lift ticket to Shanty Creek Resorts

Minnesota Ski & Snowboard Expo
Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN
November 6-8
Admission: $10 online/$12 at the door. 12 and under get in FREE

SF Ski and Snowboard Fest
Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion
November 7-8, 2009
Admission: $15
Free Lift Tickets: FREE lift ticket good at one of the following: Dodge Ridge, Bear Valley, or Sierra Summit. 2 for 1 Mammoth midweek ticket.

San Diego SnowJam
Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, CA
November 13-15, 2009
Admission: $13 online/$15 at the door
FREE LIFT TICKETS: One voucher good for FREE lift ticket to Mountain High

Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo
Colorado Convention Center, Hall A, 700 14th St., Denver, CO.
November 13-15, 2009
Admission: $1o online/$12 at the door

Ski Dazzle Bay Area Ski & Snowboard Show
San Jose McEnery Convention Center
November 13-15, 2009
Admission: $15
FREE LIFT TICKETS: Your choice  of 2 for 1/free tickets at one of the following six resorts: Bear Valley, Heavenly, Mt. Rose, Northstar-At-Tahoe, Sierra-At-Tahoe, Sierra Summit.
BONUS PROMO: Mammoth Mountain 2 for 1 midweek. Promo Code: MAMMOTH

Silicon Valley Ski And Board Festival
Santa Clara Convention Center
November 14-15, 2009
Admission: $15
FREE LIFT TICKETS: FREE lift ticket good at one of the following: Dodge Ridge, Bear Valley, or Sierra Summit. 2 for 1 Mammoth midweek ticket.

Las Vegas SnowJam
Cashman Center, Las Vegas, NV
November 20-22, 2009
Admission: $13 online/$15 at the door
FREE LIFT TICKETS: One voucher good for a FREE lift ticket to Brian Head.

Seattle SkiFever & Snowboard Show
Washington State Convention Center
November 20-22, 2009
Admission: $12
FREE LIFT TICKETS: 2 for 1 lift tickets at each of the following ski areas: Mission Ridge, Snoqualmie, Mt. Spokane, White Pass, Crystal, 49 Degrees North, Stevens Pass, Bluewood

Ski Dazzle Sacramento Ski and Snowboard Show
Cal Expo Center, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, CA
November 21-22, 2009
Admission: $15
FREE LIFT TICKETS: 2-for-1 Super Lift Ticket™ (Details Here) to Alpine Meadows OR Heavenly Resort OR Kirkwood OR Northstar-at-Tahoe OR Sierra-at-Tahoe ● or you can choose a Free Lift Ticket to Alpine Meadows OR Dodge Ridge OR Homewood

The Boston Globe SnowSports Expo
Bayside Expo Center, Halls A & B, 200 Mt. Vernon St., Boston, MA
November 19-22, 2009
Admission: $10 online/$12 at the door


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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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