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Early February Events and Deals

EVENTS:

January 30 – February 1, 2015 - Burton Mountain Festival and Party in Your Park Contest at Stratton Mountain Resort
As a community event from a community of snowboarders, the 2015 Burton Mountain Festival is the most extensive, interactive snowboard demo experience in North America and features programs and activities for friends, family and riders to enjoy with the  2015 Burton demo fleet, which gives riders the chance to try out Burton’s latest 2015 boards, boots and bindings all for free.    

January 31 – February 1, 2015 - Boy Scout Weekend at Bromley Mountain
Now in its 40th season, the Boy Scouts of America, Green Mountain Council Bromley Ski Weekend is the oldest scouting event of its kind in the country.  Scouts will have the opportunity to work on their snow sports merit badge over the weekend. 1pm Saturday will kick off the annual race with the fastest skier and snowboarder each winning a season pass to Bromley for the 2015/16 season. Scouts, visit scoutingvermont.org for more info.

February 1, 8 & 15, 2015 - Catamount Trail Backcountry Days at Bolton Valley
Skiers get an introduction to backcountry skiing.

February 1, 2015 - Mad River Valley Mountaineering Race at Sugarbush Resort and Mad River Glen
A mountaineering race that tests the competitor's endurance, equipment and skiing skills while skinning up and skiing down some of the toughest terrain the Mad River Valley has to offer. Trek begins at Mad River Glen traversing Sugarbush along the Long Trail.

February 1, 2015 – SuperBowl Party in the Tamarack Pub & Grill at Q Burke Mountain
Come and watch the big game while enjoying $2.50 Bud/Bud Light Bottles and giveaways.  Special SuperBowl menu including $1.50 sliders, nachos, wings and much more.

February 2, 2015 – Woodchuck Day at Okemo Mountain Resort
While some may look to another member of the marmot family, Vermonters (aka Woodchucks) turn to the woolly woodchuck to portend the length of winter. Attend Okemo’s version of the ceremonial emergence in the Clock Tower base area with a special guest “woodchuck.” Enjoy après ski revelry with a cold Woodchuck Cider in the Sitting Bull

February 6, 2015 - Mom's Day Off at Bromley Mountain
Moms, show a picture of your kid and ski or ride all day for a $20 donation to the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center. 100% of the proceeds are donated.

February 6-8, 2015 - Women on SnoW at Stratton Mountain Resort
Multi-day camp designed to supercharge those skiing skills. Experience the ultimate in personalized coaching, camaraderie, fitness and fun for all abilities and ages 18+.  Great for a mom and daughter experience or girlfriend getaway. Visit stratton.com.

February 7, 2015 – USASA Skier / Board Cross at Jay Peak Resort
What's more fun than bank turns, rollers, jumps and rubbing elbows on skis or a snowboard? Location: Tramside in Jug Handle Terrain Park. www.jaypeakresort.com

February 7, 2015 - SKI Magazine Reader Appreciation Day at Smugglers’ Notch Resort
The gazebo in Smugglers' Resort Village is the meeting spot for scavenger hunts, games, bonfire, hot cocoa, and more from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

February 7, 2015 -  Taste of Vermont to benefit the Stratton Foundation at Stratton Mountain Resort
Now in its 4th year, this mountain favorite features the best of southern Vermont restaurants, professional and amateur chefs, bakers, caterers offering their favorites recipes. Visit stratton.com for details and to purchase tickets.

February 8, 2015 – Bell to Bell Race at Q Burke Mountain
Ever wonder how many runs you can accomplish in one day? Well stop the guessing, grab a friend, and enter to compete in our Bell-to-Bell Race. Teams of 2 will compete to see how many runs they can get done in a day. $50 per team; Portion of proceeds are donated.

February 8, 2015 -  Family Snowshoe Festival at Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Festival and snowshoe races include a 1/2k kids’ fun run, a 4k and an 8k qualifier for the  2015 US Snowshoe Association National Championship. Proceeds benefit local non-profits. (www.smuggs.com/events, 855-814-7325)

February 11 - Night Ride Series at Bolton Valley
Skiers and riders compete in park events under the lights for prizes.

February 13, 2015 - Ski & Ride with the Point Day at Bolton Valley
Ski & Ride with the Point button holders get 50% off lift tickets for the day.

February 13, 2015 - Cloud Nine Nuptials at Mount Snow Resort
Celebrate Valentine's Day (early) at Mount Snow in the most romantic way possible: renew your vows or get married on the mountain at the top of Cloud Nine!

February 14, 2015 - February Festival at Bromley Mountain
Join us for the yearly celebration, kicked off with the torchlight parade and fireworks at 7pm. Then it's on to the base lodge for live music, good eats and the silent auction. Proceeds to benefit the Bromley Outing Club.

February 14, 2015 - Tour De Moon at Sugarbush Resort
A moonlit skin or snowshoe up Mt. Ellen to the Glen House for dinner and beverages, followed by skiing or riding back to the base. Open to skinners of all abilities with skinning equipment available from the Alpine Shop.

February 14, 2015 - Torchlight Parade and Fireworks at Sugarbush Resort
Enjoy a unique spectacle of torchlight formations as Sugarbush employees weave their way down Spring Fling at night.  After the parade there will be a fireworks display with a viewing party at the Wunderbar.

February 15, 2015 - Youth Park Clinic at Bolton Valley
This laid back event allows for novice park riders to build on their skills by riding with park staff and ski/snowboard instructors.

February 15, 2015 – Torchlight Parade & Fireworks Display at Okemo Mountain Resort
Enjoy a pyrotechnics show at 7:30 p.m. in the Okemo Clock Tower base area, following an amazing torchlight parade of skiers and riders traversing Okemo’s Open Slope trail. Kids can participate in their own special Light Parade prior to the Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Show. Call (802) 228-1600 to register in advance.

 

DEALS:

Sugarbush Resort
Super-Ground-Bowl-Hog Day Package - Available Sunday through Monday Feb 1-2 , 2015. Two-Day, One-Night Ski & Stay: Ski or ride Super Bowl Sunday (Sunday, February 1, 2015) and Groundhog Day (Monday, February 2, 2015) with lodging at the Sugarbush Inn or Clay Brook the night of February 1, 2015 starting from just $127 per person per night, based on double occupancy. Taxes and fees are additional

Stratton Resort
Ski, Ride and Save with Stratton Mountain’s X2 card. Save 15 to 35 percent every day plus enjoy a bonus day all for less than the cost of a single day lift ticket.  X2 Bonus Days include February 1 with a $55 lift ticket.  Or sleep in and enjoy a $49 afternoon lift ticket and lunch special on Superbowl Sunday along with select Sundays throughout the season. Visit stratton.com for details.

Stay two nights, ski and ride two days with the Classic Lift & Lodging Package starting at $79 per person, per night.  Want to maximize your slope time?  Choose the One Nighter with two days of skiing or riding and one night lodging for two people starting at just $199. Visit stratton.com

Stowe Mountain Resort
Stowe ByPass -Take everything you don’t like about ticket lines and make that easy. As easy as walking from your car directly to the lift and going skiing. That’s the ByPass program at Stowe Mountain Resort. Simply get an Evolution Stowe Card online, sign-up for ByPass and go direct to the lift every day you ski or ride in Stowe. Add to that, instantaneous savings by automatically paying the discounted ByPass rate, even during holidays, the first time you’re scanned at the lift each day. The Evolution Stowe Card has replaced traditional tickets, using RFID technology for optimum convenience and value throughout Stowe Mountain Resort. Sign up for ByPass free.

Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Join Smugglers' Notch Resort between February 1-8, 2015 for SKI Magazine Reader Appreciation Week, celebrating the resort’s rankings as the #1 kid-friendly resort in the Eastern U.S. & Canada and #1 overall resort in the Eastern U.S. in the magazine’s annual reader survey. Guests will enjoy free daily lift tickets when booking a Club Smugglers' lodging package of 3 nights or more. From $125 per person, per day; mountainside lodging, indoor pool, hot tubs, FunZone, family activities, and evening entertainment also included. (www.smuggs.com/skivtw, 855-814-7325)

Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo Midweek Madness - At Okemo, skiers and riders get special midweek savings on lift tickets and lodging when they book a two-night stay, or longer. PLUS, they save on all children’s and adults’ multiday, midweek group lessons; rental and demo equipment; dining at select mountain restaurants; purchases at Okemo’s Snowsports Shop and Mountain Outfitters and at the Nordic Center. Simply book Midweek Madness Ski & Stay package in an Okemo Mountain Resort–managed property (minimum of 2 nights) Sunday through Thursday, non-holiday during the 2014/15 season and start enjoying all the savings .Call 866-706-5366, ext. 1.

Mount Snow Resort
On February 13th get 2 Lift Tickets for $49 – a sweetheart of a deal. This year, Mount Snow is celebrating Valentine's Day a day early. Team up with your sweetheart (or best friend, Uncle, Mom, Dad...you get the idea) and purchase 2 lift tickets for just $49, valid Friday, February 13. That's less than $25 each. This deal is only available in advance online, so be sure to make your plans - or you may end up in the dog house. 

Killington Resort
Ski & Stay at Killington for the best deals on tickets, lodging, rentals and more. Kids under 6 ski FREE, and with the pre-purchase of an adult 5-day or longer lift ticket, a child 7-12 years old skis free for the same number of days! And don’t forget - your Killington lift ticket is always valid next door at Pico Mountain.

Jay Peak Resort
Visit any midweek (Sunday-Thursday) period between February 1st and March 12th, 2015 *except* President's week (February 15-19, 2015) and save on your Ski/Ride + Waterpark Vacation. A family of 4 can ski, ride, skate, splash, stay from $336 per night. Choose between a slopeside Stateside Hotel room or stay a short drive from the lifts in a larger 1- or 2-bedroom cottage with a full kitchen. 

Bromley Mountain
Family Fridays:  Every full paying adult can purchase up to three teen/junior tickets for just $20 each with the purchase of an all-day lift ticket! Our Family Fridays are good to go every Friday this winter season except during the holiday periods.*  

2-fer Tuesdays:  Buy one all day full priced lift ticket on our 2-fer Tuesdays and get a second free!  Valid every non-holiday Tuesday, except for 3/17 (we've got another awesome deal that day).  Valid for two people, both must be present.

*Holiday Periods:  12/26/14 - 1/1/15, 1/17 - 1/19/15, 2/14 - 2/20/15.  Not valid with any other discount or special rate.

Bolton Valley
50/50 Mondays -Every Monday folks age 50 and over get 50% off lift tickets, lessons, rentals and lunch.

College Nights - Every Wednesday college students pay just $19 for lift tickets staring at noon. Pizza slices, hot dogs and sodas are just $2 for college students on Wednesdays.

Late Night at Bolton Valley - Every Friday the lifts spin until 10pm and lift tickets are just $19 starting at 7pm. Cap the night off with nightly drink specials, late night food and live entertainment in the James Moore Tavern.

Bolton After Dark - Every Saturday, night skiing is just $19 starting at 4pm and flatbread slices and sodas are only $2 from 4-8pm.

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