You need to purchase your Park City discount ski pass by the end of today because prices are going up tomorrow for Park City Mountain Resort and The Canyons Resort ski passes. You can wait until October 31st for purchasing Deer Valley Resort passes before their prices go up. Locals and non-locals alike can take advantage of the savings – but do it by today!
What Park City Pass did I Get (If You Care)?!
I ended up buying for myself the Adult Mid-Week Ski Pass from The Canyons. The funny thing is, it’s not just a “mid-week” pass. It’s also valid on Sunday’s too! Even though I live here, I have never purchased a season pass. In the past I have purchased a Canyon’s Cherry Picker 5-day pass, a 5-day pass at Park City and a 10-day coupon booklet at Deer Valley. This way during the season, I could ski at each one of the resorts without having to be tied down to only one place.
The draw back, of course, is that my skiing days were limited unless I purchased tickets at full price. Therefore, I always felt like I had to wait for the perfect days to ski to take full advantage of that one day ticket. I also felt like I had to ski or snowboard the entire day. Now with the pass, I can ski for a few hours in the morning or afternoon whenever I have the time to and not feel guilty.
Oh and one big benefit from getting a season pass is all the extra benefits that the 5-day and 10-day passes do not have. There are discounts at the cafes on the slopes, I can buy tickets for friends at a discount – up to four at $59 and one of my favorites – free lift access all summer long for mountain biking, hiking, disc golf or a lift to the Red Pine Lodge Restaurant. I always wanted to do more mountain biking at the ski resorts, so summer 2010 will be my chance! Park City Mountain Resort and Deer Valley Resort also offers similar benefits when buying their season passes as well.
I’ll probably rotate through the resorts and get my pass at Park City Mtn. Resort next year. Don’t know if I’ll ever get a season pass at Deer Valley because I’m learning to snowboard and as you may already know – no snowboarding allowed at the big D. May still get a locals coupon book. It’s only $48/day for the Monday thru Friday booklet. Go here for more details: Deer Valley Locals Coupon Books
Anyway, follow the links below and if you are at all considering going skiing in Park City this year, get a discount pass now!. You don’t even have to get a full season pass. They have 5-day and 10-day ticket packages too – all at discount if you purchase by today.
Park City Mountain Resort Ski Passes – purchase by October 15th
The Canyons Season Passes – purchase by October 15th
Deer Valley Season Passes – purchase by October 31st
Park City Resorts Pre-Season Discounts – Comparison of Savings