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Which Resorts Offer Special Season Passes for Spring Skiing?

post #1 of 18
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I've heard about this and seen some offers in the past, but was looking for a little more comprehensive list of which major ski resorts offer a specially priced season pass just for the spring portion of the season?  Asking about this year, but also with next year 2015 in mind.

Snowbird, UT:  Mar 1, 2014 to closing (May?) = $499, Apr 1 to closing = $329

Arapahoe Basin, CO:  now until closing (May?) = $179, now until closing and good all next season = $279 (A-Basin only).  Not sure when "now" started, anybody know?

Mt. Bachelor, OR, Mar 31 to closing (late May) = $179

Killington, VT:  mid-March to closing = $179

 

Pretty sure several other resorts do this annually, but may wait until around the first of April to announce??  Squaw, Winter Park, Steamboat?

post #2 of 18

Tremblant has one for $199 that was valid starting March 14.  It was $179 if bought by March 12.  Expected to be good for 39 days, including 6 weekends.

 

Killington website is advertising a spring "NOR'BEASTER' pass for $199, good starting March 15.  Was it $179 before?  Good for lodging discounts too.  Someone who buys a day ticket can upgrade to the spring pass on that day.

 

Also be interesting to know which places offer a discount to holders of a season pass from another mountain.  Alta did that for a couple years for midweek lift tickets.

post #3 of 18

Killington's Spring Pass was always $199 this year.

 

Okemo has one for $99.

post #4 of 18

Mt. Hood Meadows for $139.  I think the start date varies a bit, but around mid-March through season's end.

post #5 of 18

Lake Louise: $399CDN, starts March 1 to end of April?

post #6 of 18

Whistler's spring pass is $229, starts April 19 and runs for only one month to closing day May 19. Not as good of a deal as in past years when they started early April and ran to the end of May. 

post #7 of 18

Whistler - the spring deal this year started on March 24 

buy a 5 or 10day card for next year add another 89 and your good until end of May -

Previously there was one more bonus day before the Christmas break in the next season

now all days are included until mid December 

post #8 of 18
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Whistler - the spring deal this year started on March 24

buy a 5 or 10day card for next year add another 89 and your good until end of May -

Previously there was one more bonus day before the Christmas break in the next season

now all days are included until mid December

 

This is a killer deal. I renewed my Edge Card and added the $89 spring pass on for this past weekend. Even if I don't go up again that let me ski for $44.50 each of the 2 days.

post #9 of 18

Squaw and Alpine used to offer a spring pass in the pre KSL days

 

Havent seen it since KSL bought em

 

They do offer a $50 other resort pass for what that's worth

post #10 of 18

Winter Park in April is $119 for a three day pass or $179 for unlimited (until April 20 closing) at BOTH WP and Steamboat (Steamboat closes April 13).

 

https://store.winterparkresort.com/Content/Commerce/Products/DisplayProducts.aspx?ProductGroupCode=2&ProductCategoryCode=6664&themeName=WP_winter_1213

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Originally Posted by Jamesj View Post
 

Killington, VT:  mid-March to closing = $179

 

Just to clarify the $179 price is for mid-week Killington pass holders & Pico season pass holders only. Everyone else pays $199. Personally I think they could have done better than just a $20 savings for the K & Pico pass holders.

post #12 of 18

Buy a pass at Abasin, get the spring and then next year.

post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by Tog View Post
 

Buy a pass at Abasin, get the spring and then next year.

I think the point of the OP question was to find deals that do not require a larger commitment the following season.  Lots of places offer late season skiing for people who shell out money for the following season months in advance.  For those of us who are considering an impromptu late season trip, we are not necessarily interested in going back the following season to the same place.  A spring pass can be a good way to check out someplace on the bucket list without cutting into the budget for future ski trips.

post #14 of 18

Crystal Mt, April 1 through closing, $149 for non-passholders.

post #15 of 18
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Originally Posted by JimH View Post
 

Killington's Spring Pass was always $199 this year.

 

Okemo has one for $99.

 

If purchased on their N'or Beaster Festival link (expired) a spring pass could be bought for $179 + 7% tax => worked for me

 

Still a good deal at $199 as should be open through early May.

post #16 of 18

Well, the Abasin spring pass last year was 169; for $100 you could buy the whole next year. I got four days last year and will ski there four more days this year for 33.63 per day. Apparently the spring pass is $179 this year.

post #17 of 18

Stratton had a fall pass this year for $99. My hunch is that Intrawest joints do the early and late season mini passes, but I'm too lazy to look it up right now.

post #18 of 18

Sugarbush- $199 for rest of the season. Also they're open from 10-5 instead of 9-4 now

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