It’s a great year for skiing deals! Eastern ski areas had a solid 2009-2010 season and they’re offering really good deals to keep that momentum going, even in a sluggish nationwide economy. Who wins? You do! Here is an alphabetical list of all the deals we’ve found so far; come back often, we’ll update this list every time we find another great deal!
Season passes, go to full price on October 11. For more information on all the deals go here.
Before December 1, buy a 2010-11 Season Pass for: $275 Adult, $225 Jr., $100 Kids, $500 Corporate.
Cranmore’s Season Passes are $179 for Juniors ages 6-12, and Adult limited Happy Trails passes are $339 (with holiday blackout dates but valid weekends!) These prices are valid through November 30.
The $259 College pass for Gunstock, Wildcat and Sunapee, has no blackout dates.
These passes are discounted through November 7: Prime Time Adults $499; Prime Time Teen $409; Prime Time Child and Prime Time Senior $279; Night $229; Mid-Week $299.
If you buy before October 11, you’ll get Jay’s best Season Pass Deals. An Adult Unlimited pass is $629 ($1179 per couple), Seniors are $479 (55-69, $199 for the over-70 crowd). They also have a variety of kid and family-pass options.
The Triple Major (college pass with Jay Peak, Mad River Glen and Bolton Valley ) is $289 if purchased before November 8.
October 15th cut off date for season pass and Value Card savings. Find all the pass deals here
Before Columbus Day Weekend (October 11) season passes valid at Loon Mountain, Sunday River, and Sugarloaf start at $410 for an adult Bronze Pass, $669 for an adult Silver Pass and $975 for an adult Gold Pass. College passes are also available for $339 through November 30.
The MAD CARD ($139 until December 15) gets you 3 transferable day tickets good any time during the 2010-11 ski season, $5 off any additional full day lift ticket purchased throughout the season (Limit: 1 per Mad Card/Day), buy a Midweek Private Adult Clinic and Bring a Friend Free (not available during holiday periods).
The FAMILY MAD CARD ( $189 before October 15) gets kids ages 12 and under (as of 1/1/11) FREE SEASON PASSES and all other Mad Card benefits. Go here or call 802-496-3551 for details.
October 11 is the deadline to save $150 on all Mount Snow passes
The Noreaster Pass includes Crotched Mountain, Attitash and Jack Frost/Big Boulder in PA for $1049, the Classic Pass (Mount Snow only with holiday blackout dates) is $699 and mid-week passes are $549.
The Higher Education season pass (College Pass) is only $299 and includes Mount Snow, Attitash, Crotched Mountain and Jack Frost/Big Boulder.
Mount Sunapee has a variety of season pass options, all on sale until October 11.
The Ultrapass includes, Sunapee, Okemo, Stratton and Crested Butte for $1555 for adults. The adult Peak Pass (Mount Sunapee and Okemo) is $959. There are a variety of cheaper midweek, kid and senior options.
The unlimited SOS College Pass (Sunapee – Okemo – Stratton) is $279.
Okemo has a variety of Season Passes are on sale until October 11 including:
The $1557 Ultra pass for Okemo, Stratton, Sunapee and Crested Butte CO, the $741 Value Pass Plus for Okemo, Stratton and Sunapee with blackout dates, and the $1240 Peak Pass for Okemo and Sunapee.
Sunday One-Day Season Pass $299 for adults ($359 after October 11). This direct-to-lift season pass has four blackout dates, but is valid all other Sundays throughout the season.
Frequent Skier Flex Card $99, plus tax (prior to November 15 and $119 afterward), save: 50 percent on weekday, non-holiday (Monday through Friday), single-day lift ticket rates; 25 percent on weekend and holiday single-day lift ticket rates; 50 percent on single-day lift ticket rates every day in November, and from March 21 through closing day in April. Fifty percent savings will also apply on select Sundays in January and March. Flex card benefits are available at Mount Sunapee Resort, in N.H. (days, dates and discount values may vary)
Okemo’s 8-Pack and 12-Packs are on sale until November 16. The 8-Pack is a pre-purchase of eight unrestricted, single, full-day lift tickets for the price of seven. The 8-Pack is valid every day of the 20010/2011 season with no restrictions and it is transferable. It may be applied toward the purchase of one or two tickets per day. Pricing is: Adults $557; Young Adults/Seniors $487; Juniors/Super Seniors $375. The Okemo 12-Pack is 12 unrestricted, single, full-day lift tickets for the price of ten. : Adults $790; Young Adults/Seniors $690; Juniors/Super Seniors $530. As an added bonus, 8-Pack and 12-Pack holders can present their valid packs at the Crested Butte, Colo., lift ticket window to save 20% on multi-day lift ticket rates all season long.
Next Season Pass Discount Deadline is November 7! An Unlimited, direct-to-lift pass is only $409 for Adults (18-64), $319 for Juniors (6-17) and Seniors (65+). Customize your pass with one of the following options: Powder Pass Club, Unlimited, College, Midweek, Transferable. Season Pass Holders can add money to their Season Pass Cards to use as a debit card anywhere on the mountain. We have also teamed up with Mount Sunapee, NH; Jay Peak, VT; and Burke Mountain, VT for Added Value for our season pass holders. See all the Season Pass options here.
Saddleback is offering a 10-year season pass for $5,000 this season!
Other passes on sale include their popular Peak Pass for Honor Roll Students ($59 for Maine residents, $99 for others), Adult Season Pass: $649,Locals Pass: $549 . Military personnel and First Responders also get huge discounts on Saddleback passes. For complete information, go here.
Buy College Student Season passes at Shawnee Peak for $199.
Early Booking Offer: Book any winter 2010-2011 lodging by October 30, 2010, and save 30 percent off midweek, 20 percent off weekends and 10 percent off holidays. Also enjoy special savings on lift tickets, snow school and rentals too. With price protection and a relaxed cancellation policy, it’s all the reward without the risk.
The X2 Card $69 ($79 after November 23) offers a free day of skiing or riding plus $30 off midweek (non-holiday), $20 off weekends (non-holiday), and $10 on holidays.
College and Graduate passes are discounted through November 1.
College Students and Recent Grads pay $319 for all-mountain passes, $219 for Mount Ellen.
Before Columbus Day Weekend (October 11) season passes good at Sugarloaf, Sunday River, and Loon Mountain start at $410 for an adult Bronze Pass, $669 for an adult Silver Pass and $975 for an adult Gold Pass. College passes are also available for $339 through November 30.
You can see all of Wildcat’s season pass deals here.