For many skiers and riders, the Epic Pass is just the ticket for enjoying a multitude of lift served downhill fun. Some though, scoff at it as a gimmick. But let’s look under the hood and see why it can be a good thing for some of you! It’s in its sixth season now, and we think it’s an obvious winner!
Easter Sunday has been the traditional last day of the ski season. But this year, Easter Sunday is April 24th. That means, all across the country, there is some great April skiing to be had. While some ski areas won’t make it to the 24th, many are. The mountain regionals of New England, The Rockies and The Sierra have all received copious amounts of March snowfall.
Here is a rundown of ski area closing dates that we have been able to compile. If you don’t see your favorite slope listed, go to their website and see what they plan.
- Smuggler’s Notch, VT – April 4
- Mt Sunapee, NH – April 8
- Plattekill Mountain, NY – April 1
- Grand Targhee, WY – April 17
- Heavenly, CA – April 24
- Silver Mountain, ID – April 10 and then Saturdays only
- Sun Valley, ID – April 24
- Bridger Bowl, MT- April 12
- Red River, NM – March 23
- Canyons Vacation Deals, UT – April 17
- Monarch Mountain, CA – April 10
- Steamboat, CO – April 10
- Mt Baldy, CA – till the snow is gone
- Vail, CO – April 24
- Winter Park, CO – April 24
- Durango Mountain, CO – April 3
- Telluride, CO – April 3
- Aspen Snowmass, CO – April 10
In addition, lodging prices are the lowest of the season. When you combine those prices with the coupons offered at each resort, you really owe it to yourself to head to the mountains at least one more time before we call this season a wrap.
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Each week, we will be giving away lift tickets, goggles, schwag and other skier / snowboard gear and goodies. It’s our way of saying thank you for our best year ever! 2011 is our 13th year offering skiers and snowboarders discount coupons and deals at ski resorts all across North America.
For skiers and boarders on the East Coast, Vermont is a traditional winter vacation destination but also a convenient short getaway destination for many of the larger cities dwellers.
Here at SkiCoupons.com, you will find coupons, discounts and deals at over 10 of the most popular ski resorts in Vermont this season. From Jay Peak and Mad River Glen in the North, all the way down to Mount Snow in the South, you are sure to find a discount coupon that can save you a nice chunk of change on your next Vermont ski trip.
This year there is a plethora of South Lake Tahoe lodging providers offering you savings in the form of coupons. You will find condo resorts, hotels and intimate mountain lodges to choose from. One of the better deals can be found at Pine Cone Acre Motel. As of this writing they are offering an early season coupon through 12/19/10 that provides a free night if you reserve two! Thats 33% off in our book!
A fall snow storm with an expected punch has hit Colorado’s central mountains today. With this storm, some resorts could see up to a foot or more of snow. Loveland and Arapahoe Basin, two Colorado ski resorts that are in a continuous battle to be the first to open every year, will greatly appreciate this new fresh powder to top their persistent snow making efforts. These ski areas have been blasting their slopes with man-made snow for the last couple of weeks in an all out race to get the coveted bragging rights and media attention that goes with “first to open in the country.”
In our book, if you are going to name something Epic it better live up to what could be hype, or else… Unlimited skiing at five Colorado resorts and one California resort with a single pass at one flat rate qualifies to be called The Epic Pass!
Adults pay $619 and children 12 and under pay $319 with the Epic Pass that includes skiing at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin; all in Colorado and also includes Heavenly Valley which is at South Lake Tahoe, CA.