Deals Ragged Mountain in Danbury, N.H. offers free lift tickets to kids age 5 and under and seniors age 80 and older. –Ragged Mountain

A family day on the slopes can get expensive.

Fortunately, many ski resorts across New England offer free lift tickets for young children and seniors. Even better, some of the spots where you can snag the freebies just made your list of favorite local ski mountains (think Sugarloaf in Maine and Smugglers’ Notch in Vermont). What’s more, others — like Bretton Woods in New Hampshire and Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont — were recently named among the 30 best ski resorts in the U.S and Canada by Conde Nast Traveler readers.

Ahead, discover 20 mountains with free deals that could save you money on your next multigenerational ski trip.

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