It’s been a tough year for snow-starved skiers in much of U.S., but an even tougher year for resort bottom lines.
The good news? Conditions are finally shaping up across most of U.S. ski country, and it’s a buyer’s market for lift tickets as resorts make last-gasp efforts to reel in revenue.
Example: Liftopia , the online ticket seller, is declaring next week, March 5-9, Play Hooky Week, offering particularly tempting late-season deals at snow-plastered resorts across the country. Ski Mountain Creek, N.J., for $22, or Powder Mountain, Utah, for $50.
Here’s more on the promotion from Liftopia:
Feeling a fever? A slight tickle in the back of your throat? Now’s the time to pull out the excuses and plan a mid-week getaway to enjoy fewer crowds and more fresh powder! Below are examples of deals available (please note all prices are based on availability and may sell out):
- Save 49% at Loveland with single day lift tickets starting at $29.99
- Enjoy Copper Mountain with single day lift tickets starting at $60.99 – a savings of 41%
- Hit up Snowbasin with single day lift tickets starting at $49.99, a 31% savings
- Take advantage of the Canyons Lift Ticket Screamin Deal with prices starting at $73.99 – that’s 23% off single day tickets
- Single day lift tickets at Waterville Valley start at $35 for a savings of 44%
- Ski or board Okemo for 36% off with single day tickets starting at $49
- Save 31% at Killington with single day lift tickets starting at $111.99
- Single day lift tickets at Kirkwood start at $49.99 for a savings of 37%
- Enjoy Sierra-at-Tahoe with 38% off single day lift tickets, starting at $45.99
- Save 66% at Michigan’s Crystal Mountain with prices on single day lift tickets starting at $17
- Enjoy 66% off at Mountain Creek in New Jersey with prices starting at $22 for single day lift tickets
- Ski or board at Angel Fire Resort in New Mexico with 50% off a two-day pass starting at $63.99
- Score 46% off single day lift tickets at New York’s Whiteface with prices starting at $42.99
- Save 41% at Washington’s Mission Ridge with single day lift tickets starting at $29.99
- Enjoy Pennsylvania’s Camelback with single day lift tickets starting at $33.99, a savings of 31%
- Hit up Revelstoke in British Columbia for 26% savings on single day lift tickets, starting at $54.89
- Single day lift tickets at Idaho’s Sun Valley start at $69.99 for a 21% savings