Shanty Creek, MI: Sardine Special. Everyone in for one price, no matter how you cram into a vehicle. Dates and costs are $100 on Jan. 8 and Feb. 5, $90 on Jan. 18.
Crystal Mountain, MI: 5-for-Fridays. Five people can ski for $50 on Dec. 10, Jan. 7 and March 11.
Shawnee Peak, ME: Mondays $79/carload
Mondays are Carload Dayz at Shawnee. Get to the mountain before 11am and everyone in the car gets a lift ticket for $79. Everyone must be riding legally. Special $99 Carload Dayz price on February 28, 2011.
Ragged Mountain, NH: Monday $119/carload
Bring a carload of people to ‘get ragged’ and the whole car skis for $119 (up to 6 passengers). Only good on non-holiday Mondays.
Mt. Abram, ME: Fridays $75/carload
Price includes a ticket for each passenger legally seated in a passenger car, SUV or minivan. No buses or large vans. Pull up front of ticket center and send one representative; our staff will then come out and verify eligibility.No special pricing during Christmas holiday week, MLK weekend, and President’s weekend.
Araphoe Basin, CO: 20% off every day
Carpool to The Legend with four or more people and receive discounted lift tickets at the window. Find a ride at www.skicarpool.com
Bridger Bowl, MT: $15 Lift Tickets Jan 14, 2011
Get three or more people and get $15 tickets for Bridger’s 56th birthday.
These deals were last updated: November 26, 2010
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.
½ Off @ Ski Sawmill, PA
$25 @ Ragged Mountain, NH
$35 @ Saddleback, ME
$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)
$10 @ Off Blue Mountain, PA
$53 @ Hunter Mountain, NY (includes ticket, rental, lesson, lunch)
½ Off @ Ski Denton, PA
$25 @ Pebble Creek, ID
$35 @ Mt. Rose, NV
$20 @ Beech Mountain, NC
$35 @ Shawnee Peak, ME
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.]]>
PICKS OF THE WEEK
Thursday, Feb 26 @ Ski Berkshire East, MA: Lots of weekly specials at this tiny Mass ski area starting with a $20 ticket for state residents every Thursday.
Thursday, Feb 26 @ Powder Mountain, UT: $40 ticket when you help out a local charity with a pair of brand new socks.
Thursday, Feb 26 @ New England: The ski areas have been blessed by the snow gods. Grab a great deal by checking our calendar.
Friday, Feb 27 @ Buena Vista, MN: It’s another Crazy 8 Friday nights starring $8 lift ticket, $8 ski rental, $8 tubing, and an $18 snowboard rental.
Saturday, Feb 28 @ Cannonsburg, MI: Bring in two cans of food and get a $15 night ticket.
Sunday, Feb 28 @ Shawnee Peak, ME: Here’s a great deal — get a $33 ticket when you show a Saturday lift ticket from any other ski area.
Sunday, Mar 1 @ Massanutten, VA: Flash your Subaru car keys at the ticket window and save $20 per person on a lift ticket. The discount is valid for the entire family.
Monday, Mar 2 @ Whaleback, NH: The Whale is extending its Throw Back Monday until the end of the season. That’s a 1970 ticket for only $7!
NEW DEALS THIS WEEK
New England: The Killington DealGrabber is in full swing. Buy in advance and get tickets under $50!
Mid-Atlantic: We just came across this Snow Day card. It costs $10 and gets 2 for 1 deals at 6 ski areas.
West Coast: Mt. Bachelor is offering a Buy 2 Days, Get 2 Free. Sounds good to us.
New England: Sugarbush has all sorts of goodies for their 50th anniversary. A $50 twofer. Dinner for 2 for $50. Two person private lesson for $50. You get the idea.
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.
$15 @ McCauley Mountain, NY
$25 @ Pebble Creek, ID
$12 Nights @ Nordic Mountain, WI
$25 @ Alpine Valley, WI
$ 14 Afternoon @ Holiday Mountain, NY
$40 Shawnee Peak, ME (with lunch)
March 8-12, 2010 Blue Mountain, PA: $39 Tickets for Men
$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)
Carpooling is awesome. It saves gas money, as well as vehicle wear and tear. It alleviates traffic. It helps keep the Earth clean.
Oh, and some resorts will give you some sweet deals for stuffing you and all your friends (and all their) gear into one ride. We dug up nine resorts offering perks for leaving your car at home. Click on the orange links to get more information.
Shawnee Peak, ME: Mondays $75/carload
Mondays are Carload Dayz at Shawnee. Get to the mountain before 11am and everyone in the car gets a lift ticket for $75. Everyone must be riding legally.
Ragged Mountain, NH: Wednesday $99/carload
Bring a carload of people to ‘get ragged’ and the whole car skis for $99 (up to 8 passengers). Only good on non-holiday Wednesdays.
Mt. Abram, ME: Fridays $75/carload
Best reason we’ve found to skip work/school and start the weekend early. No special pricing during Christmas holiday week, MLK weekend, and President’s weekend.
Jiminy Peak, MA: FREE Ticket/4 person carpool
This only takes place on January 9-10. Fill out the online coupon, arrive before 10am with 4 or more people in the car, and a ticket from last year to get one FREE ticket.
Araphoe Basin, CO: Discounted tickets
Carpool up the dreaded I-70 with four or more people and receive discounted lift tickets at the window. Can’t find a ride? Check out www.skicarpool.com
Snow Summit & Bear Mountain, CA: Discounted tickets
Check online for special carpool days (none listed yet). Typical deal is cars with two or more people get 10% off tickets, rentals, and food. Each site has an excellent rideshare board.
Waterville Valley, NH: All Season / Discounted Tickets
Pick up a car from Zipcar, a carsharing service, drive to Waterville and everyone in the car gets a $15 discount off lift tickets and $28 rentals.
Aspen Highlands, CO: All Season/ Free Parking
High Occupancy Vehicles (4 or more People) park for FREE at Aspen Highlands.
Also be sure to check out our spanking new calendar. You can find all the weekly specials, and information on any of the lift ticket deals that we’ve listed below. Happy Hunting!
Deals of the Week for December 18th through December 24th
12/18 Okemo, VT: $39 lift ticket on select Thursdays during the season.
12/19 Moonlight Basin, MT: FREE TICKET when you bring in 15 cans or one frozen turkey.
12/20 Sunday River, ME: FREE NIGHT SKIING to celebrate the opening of the chondola. You might even get a chance to meet the governer of Maine.
12/20 Blue Hills, MA: SKI FREE when you dress up like Santa. It’s totally not creepy that you own a Santa suit. Seriously.
12/20 & 12/21 Jiminy Peak, MA: FREE TICKET when you carpool with three other people. There’s only one ticket per car.
12/22 Shawnee Peak, ME: Only $99 per carload…and you can bring a large SUV. So find your rich friend and load that gas guzzling monster full.
12/24 Camelback Mountain, PA: FREE TICKET when you dress up like Santa!
12/24 Greek Peak, NY: FREE TICKET with one non-perishable food item. This has got to be the cheapest food=ticket deal we’ve seen yet.
Have fun out there on the slopes. Especially if you’re dressed up like Santa.]]>
Lost Valley: Tuesday and Wednesday
Mt. Abram: Thursday
Shawnee Peak: Tuesday
Crotched Mountain: Tuesday
King Pine: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Mount Sunapee: Wednesday
Waterville Valley: Monday, Friday (Starts 1/5/09)
Mad River, Bromley, Jay Peak, Bolton: Mon-Thu w/ coupon from Otter Creek
Know any other Twofer deals out there? Let us know at email@example.com.]]>