Now through April 16, 2010, Shell stations are offering a “Ski Free” deal. Purchase 10 gallons of fuel and you’ll receive a voucher good for one free adult lift ticket when you buy an adult lift ticket at a participating resort at full price.
In an attempt to boost the state of marriage in America—or just get some media attention—Vail Resorts is offering soon-to-be-wedded couples the opportunity to celebrate with a ceremony on Keystone Mountain in exchange for a 2010-2011 season pass. The wedding can go off anytime between Nov. 30 2009 and Nov. 30 2010, and the his-and-her season passes are good at Keystone, as well as at Breckenridge and Arapahoe Basin. You gotta admit: A season pass puts your china settings to shame.
The luxe Spring Creek Ranch, set on a wildlife preserve 1,000 feet above the town of Jackson, Wyo., is offering an appealing season-long promotion. Included is lodging in a hotel room with a wood-burning fireplace, daily breakfast for two at the ranch's Granary Restaurant, three days of lift tickets to either Jackson Hole or Grand Targhee mountain resorts, and complimentary shuttles to the mountains and into town. Rates start at $87.50 per person, per night. Good to know: There's a four-night minimum, and the offer is good from Nov. 29 through April 5. Holidays rates will be higher.
It's easy to sum up why Midwest skiers like Big Powderhorn: "good snow, good value," crows one reader. With adult lift tickets still priced at $33 and a natural snowfall that exceeded 300 inches last season, it's easy to see why.