Today in Stoke: Last-chance Spring lift ticket deals
Beaver Creek, Silverton Mountain and Echo Mountain all called it quits for the season yesterday, but that doesn't mean there isn't still perfectly good skiing and snowboarding to be had: Copper Mountain, Vail, Winter Park, Aspen Highlands and Snowmass are all throwing rites of Spring bashes this week and Easter celebrations this weekend. Beyond that, Loveland's keeping the dream alive until May 8 and Arapahoe Basin's aiming to stay open until sometime in June, while lift ticket deals abound.
Winter Park is offering a deal on multi-day lift tickets: Pay full price for the first day and get all subsequent days at 50% off. Better yet, book a two-night stay and get two lift free lift tickets in the bargain. Vail dropped online ticket prices from $95 to $85 for its Spring Back to Vail festivities. Aspen/Snowmass has lift tickets for $49 this week ($39 with a valid 2010/2011 season pass from any other resort) and lodging deals as low as $69/night. Loveland dropped its lift ticket price to $46. And Copper Mountain's offering a $39 "End Mountain Mongamy" Swinger's Pass for anyone with a season pass from another mountain (check out the video below for an inspired bit of marketing).