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    Thumbs up Skiing on the Cheap Aggregate Sticky Thread

    Redundancy - If there are multiple ways to save at a given resort, I'll aim to list them all unless disqualified by guidelines below.
    Combo Card Responsibility - Value & Combo Card offers change yearly and sometimes update on floating basis. You may be looking at last year's information, so verify before you buy.
    Season & Combo Passes - Season passes, MAX/IKON/etc passes, and other deals which require a high initial buy-in and extensive commitment will not be listed. Benefits given as add-ons to a Season Pass purchase will not be listed. However if a mountain offers a deep ticket discount to *other* pass holders that may be listed as it would cover more people.
    Small Deals - Some combo/value cards will have numerous "small deals" (ie, $10 off or 15% off). I will avoid listing these individually.
    Bad Deals - A "bad deal" is sometimes better than no deal at all. I am mostly thinking about certain multi-ticket packs offered by some destination resorts. In most cases I will post these anyway, you decide.
    Contributions - Keep it positive, keep it productive. It's the nature of this forum that one person has to create and maintain a thread like this. But we had many requests for this, so please contribute and make this a group effort. It will never be a perfect list, and anyone is welcome to create a better one, especially if unable to contribute in a reasonable way here.

    Reply with your additions!

    Region-wide Deals
    Ski Vermont 4-passes $179 (sold out)
    Ski New Hampshire various deals here, will update if possible
    Mountain Sports Club here ... many BOGO and discounts around the country
    The Ride and Ski Card here ... up to 50% off Jay, Pico, Killington, Burke. Up to 40% off Sugarbush. Many other discounts focused on the north east.
    Vermont Travel Club Card here ... participating resorts include Okemo, Stowe, Sugarbush, Jay Peak, Bolton Valley, Smuggler's Notch, Killington, Pico, Mount Snow, Burke, Attitash, Wildcat, Sunday River, and Whiteface
    Fox44 / My Champlain Valley Card here ... $150 includes 1 ticket to:
    Mad River Glen, Whiteface, Burke, Cannon, Titus, Bretton Woods, Oak Mountain, West Mountain, Suicide Six, Gore, Northeast Slopes, Magic, Middlebury Snow Bowl
    CBS Hartford Ski Cards here ... $50 card, 3 tickets, with 2 options: Magic, Berkshire East & Southington or Catamount, Sundown & Mohawk ... always worth checking!
    Connecticut Ski Council / Awareness Days ... list of dates & deals here

    Ski Sundown or Mount Southington freebie pass @
    get there early in line before they run out.

    Black Mountain
    - $25 Fridays 9:00am-9:00pm (non-holiday) [$45 weekends]
    - 2 for 1 midweek via Ride and Ski Card
    Sunday River
    - up to 50% off daily tickets via Mountain Sports Club
    - Threedom Pass available $209 - $279 depending how early, includes 3 tickets plus daily savings

    Berkshire East
    - $18 Thursday night skiing
    - 2 for 1 midweek tickets via Mountain Sports Club
    - $10 Thursday night 3-9PM
    - 3 pack $150, available until 12/20
    - $20 online tickets Monday-Thursday, non holiday. These advance tickets are good any M-Th throughout the season, buy in advance and use freely
    Jiminy Peak

    - value card here $62 for 2 tickets, one any time, one after March 1
    - Passholders receive good discounts at Killington, Jay Peak and Burke

    New Hampshire
    Black Mountain
    - Monday - Friday BOGO with Ride and Ski Card or Mountain Sports Club
    Bretton Woods
    2 for 1 Wednesdays (non holiday)
    Beach Party, March 30th $35
    Patriot's Day, April 14th $17.76 plus voucher for next season
    Tuesday & Thursday 2-for-$77 or 1-for$52 [*Not valid 12/26/17, 12/28/17, 2/20/18, 2/22/18]
    - 2 for 1 midweek via Ride and Ski Card (non holiday)
    - $25 Flex Pass good for 1/2 price tickets all season via Ride and Ski Card
    - Flex Pass discounts likely at ski shows
    Ragged Mountain
    - 2 for 1 Sunday-Friday via Ride and Ski Card (non holiday)
    Waterville Valley
    - 50% off weekday, 25% off weekends via Ride and Ski Card
    - BOGO weekday and $20 off weekend via Mountain Sports Club
    - 2 for 1 tickets any day of the season via Ride and Ski Card

    New Jersey

    New York
    usually hands out 2 for 1's at Boston/Hartford ski shows
    - 50% off Fridays via Ride and Card (non holiday)
    - $25 Friday tickets January 5, 2018 (1st 50 skiers/riders), February 2, 2018 (1st 50 skiers/riders), March 2, 2018 (1st 50 skiers/riders)
    - 2 for 1 Monday-Friday via Ride and Ski Card or Mountain Sports Club (non holiday)
    - 2 for 1 Sunday - Friday via Ride and Ski Card or Mountain Sports Club (non holiday)

    - 2 for 1 midweek, $10 off weekends via Mountain Sports Club

    Bolton Valley
    $39 tickets via Boston Ski Show handouts or Ride and Ski Card
    four packs have been available in the past for $100 at the Boston Ski show, no guarantees
    Wicked Wednesday 3-for-1 tickets (party of 3 must be present, non holiday)
    Tuesday & Thursday $35 tickets age 55+ (non holiday)
    - $45 ticket price for pass holders at other mountains
    - 50% off Sunday-Friday via Ride and Ski Card
    - BOGO Sunday-Friday via Mountain Sports Club
    Jay Peak
    - 50% off Sunday - Friday via Ride and Ski Card (non holiday)
    - BOGO tickets Sunday - Friday via Mountain Sports Club

    50% off weekday or 25% off weekends and holidays via Ride and Ski Card
    - early season 2-for-1's available via mailing list
    Mad River Glen
    Mad Card available until Dec 15, $169 for any 3 days
    Magic Mountain
    Throwback Thursday $29 tickets *unless powder day
    - Freedom 4-pack $189
    Mount Snow
    - advanced lift tickets starting from Sat Nov 10. Cost is 35.99 Sat / Sun and 31.99 on Monday Nov 12
    - Founders Day, December 14, 2018. $12 advance tickets or $49 at the window.
    - Shamrock Fest, March 15, 2019. $17 advance tickets or $49 window rate.
    50% off weekday or 25% off weekends and holidays via Ride and Ski Card
    Smuggler's Notch
    - 2 for 1 weekday tickets via Mountain Sports Club
    $249 quad packs (until Oct 9)
    40% off midweek via Ride and Ski Card
    - $30 Thursdays at Mount Ellen
    Last edited by bdfreetuna; Today at 12:40 PM.

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    Vermont Travel Club Card

    Entercom Hartford Ski Club Card (link is to last year’s)

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    SkiNH seems to have something similar to SKiVT but I don’t know what kinds of discounts they typically offer

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    Quote Originally Posted by urungus View Post
    SkiNH seems to have something similar to SKiVT but I don’t know what kinds of discounts they typically offer
    Not as good for the big resorts (Loon is like $70), but Ragged tickets might have been $40 a few years back. No blackouts whatsoever, so it was a decent deal.

    Quote Originally Posted by urungus View Post
    Vermont Travel Club Card

    Entercom Hartford Ski Club Card (link is to last year’s)
    Someone mentioned in another thread the lack of cheap lodging deals. The lodging deals there (mostly 15% off it seems) are some of the only lodging discounts I've seen.

    Sugarloaf offers Zoom Rooms (; $99 a night) which is a flexible anytime room you buy in advance. Sunday River did the same thing last year with the Snow Cap Inn at $99 a night. SR's was a Cyber Monday Promotion. Not spectacular, but if you value slopeside it is hard to beat those prices and flexibility.
    Last edited by Jully; Oct 11, 2018 at 10:42 PM.

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    Amazing work Tuna! Definitely appreciate it.

    Sugarloaf had the Christmas in July sale this year (a 3 pack for $160 with no blackouts). Sunday River has the Threedom Pass ( which was on sale for $209 early in October. Far from amazing deals, but you have almost no options when it comes to Boyne resorts on weekends (and even weekdays).

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    Not seeing the deals you are listing through Mountain Sports Club for Sunday River, Jay Peak and the Smuggs ticket they offer is early/late season. You might want to correct the list.

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    Burke does $45 tix for other mountain pass Holders.

    Jay did it last season too, though not listed yet for this season. Anyone else do this?

    Great job, Tuna!

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    Thanks! Updated the list. Will take another look at Mountain Sports Club later for accuracy. I know that and Ride and Ski Card will need to be updated once the 2018/2019 deals are official. Working on assumption of same as last year for now.

    Will post VT Travel Club this evening, gotta get back to work.

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    Bad Liver Valley, VT
    Wachusett in MA offers the following discounts to passholders:

    Mountains of Distinction - Half-price lift tickets for non-holiday weekdays and $15 off on weekends and holidays.

    Burke - Any season passholder can purchase a lift ticket any day during the season for $45 per person.

    Jay Peak- 50% off a full Adult or Junior retail lift ticket any day of the season.

    Killington Resort & Pico Mountain - 50% off Sunday through Friday or 25% off Saturday or peak* 1-day lift ticket at either resort. This offer is limited to one (1) discounted 1-day lift ticket per day, per passholder, valid any day of the 2018-19 season. *Peak dates: November 22-25, 2018; December 22, 2018-January 1, 2019; January 19-21, 2019; February 16-24, 2019.

    Sunlight Mountain Resort - 3 FREE full day lift tickets to season pass holders from Wachusett Mountain during the 2018/19 season. To receive their free days of skiing, season pass holders must present their valid season pass at the ski area’s ticket window and be able to provide back-up photo ID upon request. Tickets are non-transferrable.

    Jackson Hole, WY -Pass holders get discounted lift tickets at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort for up to 5 days. The rates are valid all season (blacked out during the Christmas period, 12/20/18 – 1/6/19). The one-day rate is approximately 40% off of the JHMR one-day window rate (may vary slightly due to rounding. To access lifts this winter, all guests will require a RFID ticket called the J Card. J Cards are available to be purchased for a one-time fee of $5. The $5 fee is NOT included on the rate sheet, but guests can re-use their J Cards. Passholders must show valid Winter 18/19 pass from partner mountain with picture ID

    Whiteface, Gore & Belleayre - 50% off the price of a lift ticket for midweek, non-holiday periods. $10 off the price of a one-day lift ticket for weekend and holiday periods.
    Sugarbush skier since 1985.........Think Snow!

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    Alright added a compact version of the Wachusett pass holder deal. Overall I'm gonna avoid listing deals that are pass holder benefits. I think before that I would need to add IKON / MAX / EPIC and whatever passes like that exist, but I don't really want to go there with this either.

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