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    Cool Skiing on the Cheap - 2014-15 Edition

    Is it too early to start this? Well, here it is for the 2014-2015 Season the first deal I have found!

    This is for Earthday Cleanup at Wachusett - Link can be found here:

    http://www.wachusett.com/EventsActiv...y%2014,%202014

    Earth Day Clean Up
    Saturday, May 31, 2014

    CLEAN-UP HOURS - 8:30am to 1pm
    While we ask everyone to register before 10:30am, clean-up will continue until 1pm.
    BBQ - 11:00am-1:00pm
    After you have turned in your trash, you will receive a bbq voucher and your lift ticket (if arriving before 10:30am). Your bbq voucher will get you a hamburger, cheeseburger or hot dog, chips and a soda/water.

    OTHER INFO:
    • Clean-up will go until 1pm
    • There will be a trash drop off area near Ski Watch and the front of the main building.
    • BBQ coupons will be given out starting at 10:30 am; BBQ scheduled for 11:00am
    • Lift tickets will be given out after trash is collected and before the BBQ.
    • Each person will receive their lift ticket as long as they have turned in a bag of trash (or more) and this has been verified by Wachusett staff.

    Lift Ticket Vouchers (early season, valid through 12/24/13) are only given to volunteers age 4 and up upon receipt of your full trash bag. This event will be weather permitting.





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    Quote Originally Posted by Bostonian View Post
    Is it too early to start this? Well, here it is for the 2014-2015 Season the first deal I have found!

    This is for Earthday Cleanup at Wachusett - Link can be found here:

    http://www.wachusett.com/EventsActiv...y%2014,%202014

    Earth Day Clean Up
    Saturday, May 31, 2014

    CLEAN-UP HOURS - 8:30am to 1pm
    While we ask everyone to register before 10:30am, clean-up will continue until 1pm.
    BBQ - 11:00am-1:00pm
    After you have turned in your trash, you will receive a bbq voucher and your lift ticket (if arriving before 10:30am). Your bbq voucher will get you a hamburger, cheeseburger or hot dog, chips and a soda/water.

    OTHER INFO:
    • Clean-up will go until 1pm
    • There will be a trash drop off area near Ski Watch and the front of the main building.
    • BBQ coupons will be given out starting at 10:30 am; BBQ scheduled for 11:00am
    • Lift tickets will be given out after trash is collected – and before the BBQ.
    • Each person will receive their lift ticket as long as they have turned in a bag of trash (or more) and this has been verified by Wachusett staff.

    Lift Ticket Vouchers (early season, valid through 12/24/13) are only given to volunteers age 4 and up upon receipt of your full trash bag. This event will be weather permitting.


    Hey now - great work! Time to start the Skiing on the cheap 2014-2015 sticky!
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    https://store.goremountain.com/frequent-skier-products

    2014-2015 Snow Sampler

    Four fully transferable lift tickets valid any day of the 2014-2015 Gore, Whiteface, or Belleayre snow seasons. Please note that this price is only available until August 8, 2014, and the ...
    $229.00


    2013-2014 Empire Card
    For adults ages 20+, the Empire Card makes your FIRST day at Gore Mountain free, and then get $15 off every future visit to Gore, Whiteface, and Belleayre Mountains!* Use your card at any or all of our mountains, and every sixth visit is free, no matter where you go! Note, this product is non-transferable and requires a photo. The Empire Card discount cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion.

    *Ages 70+: Your card offers $15 off visits to Gore & Whiteface, and a $15/day price at Belleayre.
    $89.00





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    http://www.bestfreestuffguide.com/Fr...untain_Coupons

    ree Plattekill Mountain Coupons
    Plattekill Mountain coupons and discounts can help save winter enthusiasts money on their next visit to the New York ski area. Coupons for BOGO deals are available inside select Entertainment Coupon Books. Discounts are also available for seniors, groups, AAA members, and pass-holders.
    Plattekill Mountain ski area is located in the Catskills of Roxbury, New York. The ski area, which offers skiing, snowboarding, and snowtubing, also features 35 trails, three lifts, a terrain park, and an average annual snowfall of 190 inches.[1] Summer activities at Plattekill Mountain include mountain biking, kayaking, camping, and geocaching.
    The Ride and Ski Card, which is sold for $52 at rideandskine.com, provides half-price lift tickets on Fridays and $10 off weekends excluding holidays.




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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottySkis View Post
    The will not be posting their deals and tour dates until October time frame. However, They are looking to add a tour date in December which will be a first for them. The proposed location is Jay Peak in late December - Looking like 12/20.

    In addition, they are working on a deal to have a Killington / Pico weekend. Stay tuned for details!
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    Quote Originally Posted by dlague View Post
    In addition, they are working on a deal to have a Killington / Pico weekend. Stay tuned for details!
    This would be awesome if they could secure it.
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    Cannon 12/3, 4/8
    Ragged Mtn 12/9, 12/16, 12/17, 12/23, 12/24, 12/30, 12/31, 1/2, 1/7, 1/15, 1/21, 1/29, 2/11, 2/18, 3/4, 3/5, 3/19, 3/26, 4/1
    Crotched Mtn 12/21, 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/12, 2/15, 2/22, 3/9, 3/25, 4/2
    Gunstock 12/28
    Wildcat 1/22, 2/10, 4/15, 4/16
    Magic Mtn 1/26, 1/27
    Whaleback 2/19
    Okemo 11/26, 2/25
    Pats Peak 3/1
    Smugglers Notch 3/10
    Stowe 3/11
    Jay Peak 3/12
    Sugarbush (Mt Ellen) 3/13

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    2014-2015 Days: 36
    2013-2014 Days: 25
    2012-2013 Days: 16
    2011-2012 Days: 25
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    I was looking back to 2003 and this is officially the earliest this thread has started which only means the deals are going to get buried early and repeated often. Starting this so early that we will find deals being repeated in September, October and November.

    However to summarize and get this up front:

    Watch The Clymb for Geigerig Pack special - http://www.geigerrig.com/hydration-pack/

    Ski Club Days - join a ski club in CT - http://www.skiclub.com/Default.aspx?uc=JoinAClub last years deals http://www.skiclub.com/documents/AW1314.pdf

    Descente Passport - look at the jackets - http://www.descente.com/passport/

    Vermont Ski Pass - http://www.skivermont.com

    Vermont Travel Club Card - http://www.vermonttravelclub.com/

    Gas station fillup deal - http://www.SkiRideFree.com and https://www.theirving.com/assets/bas...ucher_2013.pdf

    Two fer deal tour dates every Saturday plus numerous other discounts - http://www.RideandskiNE.com

    Mad Card 3 tickets for something like $144 - http://www.madriverglen.com/?Page=price.htm

    Ski Movie Premiers - lift ticket w movie, however not all are so.

    Skiing discounts - http://www.Mountainsportclub.com

    St Pat's, Valentives Day, Super Bowl Sunday, April Fools Day - I will post a list soon.

    PointFM - get a button for cheap Friday skiing - http://www.pointfm.com/

    Over the Hill Gang - If your 50+ - more of a West play - http://www.othgi.com

    I know this is way early but Killington Late Season 4 Play $199 http://www.killington.com/site/ticke...es/spring_pass

    Sites to monitor - http://www.Liftopia.com and http://www.Groupon.com

    Get a $5 credit voucher for Liftopia - http://echo3.bluehornet.com/phase2/s...hxa&1331059336

    Try to score comp tickets at the Boston Ski and Snowboard Expo - http://skisnowboardexpo.com/expos/boston/

    Watch for early season 2 fer's (killiington news letter) around August

    Look for resorts that have good Sunday half day deals like Okemo ($29), Burke ($25), Bretton Woods ($25) etc. Will post more about this later.

    Currently not active but returns every season - http://uppervalley.dollarsavershow.com

    Price Chopper Ski Any 3 - http://pricechopperblog.com/tag/ski-any-3/

    2 fer deals to Attitash, Loon, Cranmore, Black, and more plus summer attractions too - http://www.breathenh.org/FunPass_201...ions-discounts

    Sugarbush Quad Pak - http://www.sugarbush.com/vermont-ski...ding/quad-pack

    Great deals on packaged ski vacations - http://greateventsandescapes.com/ski/index.html

    Fox 44 Ski Card (quickly sold out in October) - http://wfff.halfoffdeals.com/index.p...tail&h=2070863

    Gunstock 2 for 1 Tuesday Nights - Will probably be around $17 per person in 2014-2015
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    2016-2017 target - 50

    If you take what the mountain gives you, you will always have fun!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dlague View Post
    I was looking back to 2003 and this is officially the earliest this thread has started which only means the deals are going to get buried early and repeated often. Starting this so early that we will find deals being repeated in September, October and November.
    That's not the annoying part. The annoying part is when a deal to save $20 off a lift ticket with no restrictions, all 7 days, all season long at XYZ resort is posted, then someone 2 weeks later posts a save $10 off a lift ticket at XYZ resort "deal".
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