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Pico – 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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More Early Season Pass Deals http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/03/24/more-early-season-pass-deals/ http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/2009/03/24/more-early-season-pass-deals/#respond Tue, 24 Mar 2009 22:45:50 +0000 http://www.thesnowjunkies.com/?p=1499 cliffjumper

These early season pass deals are dumping on us. We’re working like crazy to get the info out to you guys. We’re also working like crazy on the mini blizzard out here in Montana. You can take a guess which one takes precedence. Here’s a link to the other ski areas we already covered.

THE EPIC PASS (CO and Lake Tahoe)
Resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, Araphoe Basin
Price: $579
The Scoop: Unrestricted riding at 6 huge resorts. It costs the same as a 6-day lift ticket. This is one of the best deals you’ll ever see on the slopes.
Benefits: One year subscription to SKI magazine; Discounted tickets for friends and family
Deadline: April 9, 2009

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN (CA)
Price: $576
The Scoop: The best deal at Mammoth used to be closed to the public, but for the month of April they’re opening it up to everyone.
Benefits: Skiing/riding starting April 24 and exclusive loding discounts.
Deadline: April 30, 2009

THE GRANITE PASS (NH)
Resorts: Attitash, Crotched Mountain
Price: $579
The Scoop: You can pick up at Attitash pass for $479, but why wouldn’t you spend the extra $100 dollars for the Granite Pass?
Benefits: Use it until the end of this season; Get one free Attitash ticket.
Deadline: April 30, 2009

PATS PEAK (NH)
Price: $339
The Scoop: An excellent value pass in the state of New Hampshire. Even cheaper passes for midweek and college passes.
Benefits: Ski/ride until the end of the season; 50% off midweek tickets at Mt. Sunapee.
Deadline: April 1, 2009

BOREAL MOUNTAIN (CA)
Price: $229
The Scoop: Boreal is having a blowout sale with 40% off passes.
Benefits: Ski/ride until the end of the season
Deadline: March 29, 2009

PICO MOUNTAIN (VT)
Price: $299
The Scoop: 50 trails and more than 200 acres of big mountain skiing and riding served by six lifts. Payment plan is available.
Benefits: Skiing/riding for rest of this season
Deadline: April 30, 2009

SQUAW VALLEY (CA)
Price: $369
The Scoop: It’s a special anniversary price. It does include some blackout dates.
Benefits: Includes free night skiing/riding
Deadline: May 11, 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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