Nov 7, 2016 4:07 PM
Hitting the slopes? These NH ski deals will help you enjoy the snow all season
Get excited for these Granite State ski promotions and deals as the snow begins to coat the mountains.
The Boston Ski & Snowboard Expo from Nov. 10-13 is a great place for snow enthusiasts to cash in on some show-only deals for ski areas throughout New Hampshire.
Ski NH Lift Tickets are back! The new sales platform improves the overall customer experience, and discounted tickets can be used any day of the 2016/17 ski season. Ticket prices will go up as of Dec. 1, and those who purchase before then can save between 27-53% off ticket window prices.
The Ski NH 4th & 5th Grade Snowsports Passports are also available for $30 - the price increases to $35 on Dec. 1. Each one provides a lift ticket voucher to 16 alpine and 18 cross-country ski areas.
Loon Mountain Resort is celebrating its 50th anniversary this winter with events planned throughout the season, including a special anniversary weekend Jan. 28-29. Loon also has a new online ticket store and ten new mountains have been added to Look's M.A.X. Pass.
Ragged Mountain Resort is selling full season passes for only $449. Bebe Wood's Free Learn to Ski & Ride program is also offered to help people learn to ski or snowboard over the course of three free lessons. Anyone who refers a participant to the Free Learn to Ski & Ride program will get $25 in credit toward next year's season pass.
The $79 Cranmore Value Card from Cranmore Mountain Resort provides a ticket valid for a day of skiing plus $20 off all subsequent lift ticket purchases, with no restrictions. Card-holders also get a free lift ticket after every 7th visit.
First time skiers can take advantage of the Passport Program PLUS at Pats Peak, which includes everything guests ages 18+ need to get comfortable on the snow while learning to ski. At $349, this pre-paid, four-day program gives participants a free unlimited season pass for the remainder of the season on the fourth day and a brand new pair of free Elan skis with bindings (limited to the first 100 participants, one time program for new skiers). Pats Peak also offers a “20Something” Pass for guests ages 18-29 for only $222.22.
Cannon Mountain’s 10 Packs provide 10 any-day, transferable tickets for just $649, saving purchasers over $100 off the ticket price at the window. For those looking for a great mid-week deal, Tuesday and Thursday (non-holiday) tickets are 2 for $75 or 1 for $49, and NH residents enjoy $25 tickets every Wednesday - valid NH ID required.
Granite Gorge has frozen pricing for two years in a row, which includes their season passes. Other offers include $49 top holiday adult lift tickets; two-hour tubing park tickets for $18 and college season passes for $99.
The Bretton Woods $110 ZIP & SKI package lets you hit the slopes then soar above them on the Bretton Woods Canopy Tour.
The Flex Pass at Gunstock Mountain Resort gets pass holders a 50 percent discount off the full price of PrimeTime and NightTime lift tickets every day, all winter long, and is ideal for skiers and riders who want to visit Gunstock more than once during the winter, but not enough to justify the purchase of a season pass.
Every Saturday night, King Pine Ski Area offers the $66 Moonlight 4-Pack. Four people can ski or snowboard at King Pine any Saturday night, or any holiday period night, under the lights from 4-9 p.m., including free family racing (Saturdays only) for only $66. Or, for those looking to catch the first chair and last chair can get in an extra-long day, the 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. lift ticket is available for Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays plus holiday periods, also for $66.
At Mount Sunapee, skiers and riders who purchase lift tickets online four days in advance of the day they plan to ski can enjoy 50% off their Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday (non-holiday) lift tickets.
Waterville Valley Resort launches its Frequent Skier Card at the Boston Ski & Snowboard Expo. When a purchaser buys the card, the first lift ticket is free. All future tickets purchased will receive a $15 savings and are direct to lift.
Great Glen Trails has several season pass offers: buyers of ski packages get a season pass for free; Season passes are 50 percent off for first time passholders, and children 17 and under receive a free season pass with a paying adult/guardian. In addition, people can purchase combined tubing and snowshoe tickets for $40, Great Glen Trails is offering a buy one, get one half off deal on SnowCoach tickets through Dec. 24.
Jackson XC is making getting into cross-country skiing easier and even more affordable than it already is. Their Get 4 and Go program includes 2 group followed by 2 private lessons, plus 4 days of new rental equipment, and those who finish the 4-day program are rewarded with a season pass for the rest of the season. For those interested in learning to skate ski, Jackson offers a $65 package that includes an all-day trail pass, skate equipment rental and a one-hour private lesson.