California Dreamin’: Time To Get Best Deal On Next Season’s Passes
The skiing and snowboard season in California was a mixed bag this season, but hope always springs eternal for the next season – as do the bargains for buying a season’s pass early.
Most of the deals out there have cutoff dates for the lowest prices, and those at resorts that are still open include free skiing and riding for the rest of this season.
Here’s a look at what’s out there for 2014-2015 season pass deals in the mountains of the Golden Bear State:
Sierra-at-Tahoe. Unlimited season pass for $289 on sale until April 30, with no blackouts and free access for the rest of this season. Midweek pass goes for $239 for Sunday-Friday skiing and snowboarding.
Mt. Rose. Adult pass for 2014-2015 is priced at $499, and senior pass (65 and over) goes for $399, including two $29 “friend” tickets and multiple discounts around the resort.
Boreal. The resort celebrates 50 years next season, so existing passholders can renew for a $199 deal before April 1, then $239 through April 20.
Mountain High. Through April 20, next season’s pass costs $249. Price normally is as high as $699. Ass $50 and get three weekday, non-holiday tickets at other Powder Alliance resorts.
Mammoth/June Mtn. Unlimited adult 2014-2015 season pass go on sale April 2 for $689 through April 15, then goes up to $799 for rest of offseason. Deal includes discounts on tickets for friends and first-tracks access.
Homewood. Family season pass goes on sale soon for unrestricted skiing and riding for two adults and two children or teens.
Photo: Squaw Valley is among California resorts offering deals on season passes now (Squaw Valley)