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March Events and Deals Newsletter

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EVENTS:

March 1, 2015 - High Fives Fat Ski-A-Thon at Sugarbush Resort, Mount Ellen
A fun and casual event to raise awareness for the High Fives Foundation, participants raise money for each completed lap on Mt. Ellen’s Summit Chair. Pre-registration is required.

March 6 & 22, 2015 - Subaru and Hyundai Owner Appreciation Day at Bolton Valley
On Friday, March 6, Subaru and Hyundai owners can get one free lift ticket and buy up to three more lift tickets at 50% off.

March 6-8, 2015 - Special Olympics Vermont Winter Games at Suicide Six
This annual three-day competition offer four winter sports for athletes to compete in: Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, Alpine Skiing and Cross-Country Skiing - creating an everlasting memorable event for all involved.

March 7, 2015 - Q Burke Mountain Resort Comedy Series
Master stage hypnotist Peter Mamos captivates audiences around the country with his comedy stage hypnosis performances. 9-11pm in the Kingdom Café; drinks served. Complete details / tickets purchase at www.skiburke.com/events/

March 7, 2015 - Red Bull All Snow at Mount Snow Resort
Inspired by concrete skate parks and hand-dug halfpipes, this series will challenge competitors to throw down various tricks on snow only features.

March 7, 2015 - Castlerock Extreme at Sugarbush Resort, Lincoln Peak
Show of your skills as part of the Ski The East Freeride Tour. Be judged in categories including style and line and put together the best run down Castlerock’s Lift Line trail. 60 pre-registration and 20 day-off spots available.

March 8, 2015 – Extreme Skiing Challenge at Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Junior and adult skiers take on the double black diamond Madonna Liftline, the most challenging lift-accessed terrain at Smugglers’ in this open freeskiing competition now in its third year, with competitors judged on line, control, fluidity, technique and style. (www.smuggs.com/events)

March 9-10, 2015 - The Zen of Skiing with John Egan at Q Burke Mountain Resort
John Egan, a Warren Miller Star and pioneer of extreme skiing will be hosting a 2-day clinic at Q Burke Mountain Resort. Arrive early Sunday evening, March 8th to watch a few of his favorite films and après with Hill Farmstead Brewery.  Visit www.skiburke.com/events for complete details. 

March 12-15, 2015 Vermont Open at Stratton Mountain
Stratton Mountain hosts the Vermont Open, the event of spring designed for snowboarders by snowboarders. Designed for amateurs, juniors, pros and the legends of snowboarding with Rail Jam, Slopestyle, Big Air, Banked Slalom and the Washed Up Cup. More than $20,000 in prize money in this event to support Ross Powers Foundation/Level Fund. Visit stratton.com for details and to register.

March 13, 2015 - Music in the Bear Den Lounge with Dojo at Q Burke Mountain Resort
Dojo kicks out high-energy covers of 80’s classics, bluegrass-style. 3-6pm, no cover.

March 13-14, 2015 - Carinthia Freeski Open at Mount Snow Resort
The annual AFP certified event is back to its roots as a freeskiing, slopestyle competition that since its inception has seen some of the biggest names in the sport on the podium.

March 14, 2015 - Slash and Berm Banked Slalom: The Stash, Bear Mountain at Killington Resort
Benefit banked slalom event held at Killington's Stash Park to bring the East Coast snowboarding community together. Paired with Ski Vermont’s Specialty Food tour offering samples of delicious Vermont treats.

March 14, 2015 - Ian Muller Rail Jam with Live Music & Fireworks at Q Burke Mountain Resort
Q Burke Mountain Resort and the Lyndon State College Ski & Ride and Veteran’s Clubs are coming together to present the Ian Muller Memorial Rail Jam.  Planned in conjunction with the 2nd Annual NEK Veterans Summit at LSC rail jam kicks off at 5pm on Open Slope.  Complete details can be found on www.skiburke.com

March 14, 2015 - Sugar Daze Free Concert at Okemo Mountain Resort
Sugar Daze is a free outdoor concert extravaganza in the Jackson Gore courtyard with a beer garden and barbecue from 3-10 p.m. Opening the show will be CK3, a trio of amazing musicians who put a twist in classic tunes, followed by Brad Corrigan from the band Dispach, and headlined by alternative rock band Switchfoot.

March 14, 2015 - Sugaring Time Festival at Sugarbush Resort
Celebrate spring with events including a maple syrup scavenger hunt, donut eating contest, maple inspired cuisine and much more.

March 15, 2015 - Skier and Rider Appreciation Day and Specialty Food Day at Bolton Valley
On Sunday, March 15 sample food from specialty food vendors from around Vermont. Also, enjoy family oriented events and activities.

March 15, 2015 - Night Riders at Bolton Valley
Skiers and riders compete under the lights for prizes in this fun park series. 

March 15, 2015 - Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge at Bromley Mountain
Come out and watch or get in on the action yourself; this is your last chance to qualify for the national championships.  Click here for more information.

March 15, 2015 - Start Fun, Start Free - Intro to Ski & Ride FREE at Bromley Mountain
Join the Bromley Ski & Snowboard School for free. Ages 6 & up; package includes a Learning Zone lift ticket, rental equipment and instruction from 10:30am to noon. Click here for a few more details. Limited to the first 75 participants to register.

March 16-20, 2015 - Family Activity Week at Bolton Valley
During Ontario’s school break, Bolton Valley is filled with family activities such as a balloon twister, magic show and more.

March 17, 2015 - Wear Green, Save Green - St. Patty's Special at Bromley Mountain
Irish or not, Bromley’s got you covered this St. Patrick's Day.  Grab your favorite green garb and join them for a deal so good you'll swear it's your lucky day. Wear green, ski for just $17.

March 17, 2015 - St. Patrick’s Day at Sugarbush Resort, Mount Ellen
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with live music, Irish food and beverage specials, and $17 Mt. Ellen lift tickets.

March 20-22, 2015 - Nantucket Weekend at Sugarbush Resort
Nantucket Island Fever spreads to Sugarbush this March. Nantucket guest chefs will whip up tasty island specialties and Cisco Brewers will be hosting a Castlerock Pub Beer Dinner.

March 21, 2015 - Banked Slalom at Bolton Valley
Flow over rollers and lean into a banked turn in the Banked Slalom on March 21.

March 21, 2015 - Spring Fling at Bromley Mountain
A Bromley family’s favorite sun-soaked (or just plain soaked) event is back. Featuring pond skimming, a duct tape derby, live music, a BBQ and even some rides from the summer adventure park.

March 21, 2015 - 4th Annual Rando Race at Bromley Mountain
Rando racers start at the base of the mountain, ascend it, then descend it (on marked in-bounds ski area trails), as fast as possible, over multiple laps, up to 5,000' cumulative vertical, in the truest test of the most complete skier overall.  For course layout details and updates, follow them on Facebook.

March 21, 2015 - Live Music in the Bear Den Lounge:  Sophistafunk at Q Burke Mountain Resort
Enjoy après with live music by Sophistafunk in the Mid-Burke Bear Den Lounge, no cover.  Fans across America are talking about the Syracuse-based band Sophistafunk – the product of three multi-talented musicians who combine spoken-word artistry, old school hip hop, and funky rhythms to create a unique live band experience.

March 21-22, 2015 -Jay Peak Extreme Competition - Ski The East Freeride Tour Championships
The fifth and final stop of the 2015 Ski The East Freeride Tour.

March 21-22, 2015 - 24 Hours of Stratton
Ski or Ride around-the-clock as the 24 Hours of Stratton returns. This team event is designed for up to 12 friends, family, colleagues to share the baton, rack up the vertical, enjoy the party and fireworks all while raising funds for the Stratton Foundation. Visit stratton.com for details and registration information.

March 27 – April 12, 2015 – MapleFest Celebration at Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Celebrate Vermont’s maple sugaring season at Smugglers’ Notch Resort. Visit a local sugarhouse and Father Winter’s slopeside tipi to learn about the tradition-filled maple sugaring process. MapleFest includes a welcome gift, complimentary daily specialty food samplings as well as spirits and beer tastings and sugar on snow during a weekly carnival. Children receive a maple themed activity book. SuperSaver lodging rates and more info at www.smuggs.com/maple.

March 28, 2015 - Pond Skimming at Bolton Valley
Skiers and riders try their luck at making it across the pond on March 28.

March 28, 2015 - 36th Annual Beach Party at Jay Peak Resort
Live music, Long Trail giveaways, and enough waterslides to entertain any child, big or small. (3:00 pm to 7:00 pm).

March 28, 2015 – Q Burke’s Annual Pond Skim at Q Burke Mountain Resort
Don’t miss this year’s Q Burke pond skim to be held on Lower Warren’s Way. All competitors start from the same mark. Then, as they are dunked in the drink, we lower the mark until one man and woman are crowned as the king of the pond. This year’s theme: zombies.  Après and giveaways with Magic Hat.

March 28, 2015 - March di Gras at Stratton Mountain
Celebrate the rites of spring with this Village block party that will knock your boots off with live music, street performers, great food, drink and good times.  

March 28, 2015 - Pond Skimming: Annual Rite of Spring at Sugarbush Resort, Lincoln Peak
The oldest continually running pond skimming event in the country, dive right into spring in your craziest costume. Limited to the first 100 competitors.

March 28, 2015 - Nor'beaster: The Hibernation Park Jam at Killington Resort
Before we put the metal back in the shop come lap the parks for one last spring event. Soft landings, good vibes, goggle tans and a BBQ are all on the agenda. Come shred with us, take home some prizes and send Bear Mountain out in style.

March 29, 2015 - Bud Light Duct Tape Derby at Mount Snow Resort
The Duct Tape Derby is one of the most fun and unique competitions you'll ever witness (or be involved in).

 

DEALS:

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.

Bromley Mountain

The Spring Loaded Card: Four awesome days for $119. Yes, that's 4 days of amazing sun in your face spring skiing & riding for less than $30 a day. More details here. Non-transferable, valid through December 18, 2015. 

The Kidsrule 3-packBuy 3 and save up to $118 this spring, with our 3-pack of Kidsrule Mountain Camps lessons for $299. We highly recommend reserving all lesson redemptions in advance by calling 802.824.5522 x203. Non-transferable. Lesson redemptions valid through December 23, 2015. 

Q Burke Mountain Resort

Introducing NEK Sundays at Q Burke Mountain Resort - Did you know that anyone can enjoy skiing in the NEK at Q Burke Mountain Resort for only $25.00? Introducing NEK Sundays where any skier or rider from any part of the country or world for that matter can enjoy $25.00 half day tickets on Sundays (non-holiday). 

Tuesday & Thursdays Silver Streaker Deals - Persons ages 55 and older can ski or ride at Q Burke Mountain Resort and Tuesday or Thursday (non-holiday) for just $35.00.  ID may be required for those with a youthful appearance. Silver Streakers may enjoy a free hot beverage and/or a half of sandwich and soup for just $7.00 in the Kingdom Cafeteria.

Quechee Ski Area

Bring-A-Friend Friday - Grab a friend and Ski Quechee for just $30.00 for TWO lift tickets PLUS a $10.00 food voucher for Base Lodge eats. No Blackout dates.

Mid-Week March Madness - Ski & Stay Quechee for just $325.00 for a two-night stay at the beautiful Quechee Inn and four full-day lifts tickets to Ski or Ride Quechee.  Check out other Ski & Stay options on our website and learn more about why they call us Vermont’s Best Learn to Ski & Ride Destination,

Okemo Mountain Resort

College Student Discounts - Every day is Spring Break with discounts for currently enrolled college students. Simply show your college ID and one additional form of identification (valid driver’s license or second type of photo ID) at the ticket window and receive discounted lift ticket rates: Midweek/Non-Holiday, $54; Weekend/Non-Holiday, $74; Holiday Periods, $79.

Smugglers’ Notch Resort

In early March, lodging and lift packages at Smugglers’ start at $115 per youth (ages 3-17) and $145 per adult per night. Vacation packages include condominium lodging, daily lift tickets, use of the indoor pool and hot tubs, snow tubing, and bouncing fun in the indoor FunZone with its climbing inflatables and games.  (www.smuggs.com; 855-814-7325)

At Smugglers’ Notch Resort from March 20 – April 12, 2015, families can enjoy award-winning activities and programs at the season’s lowest rates, with ski and stay packages starting at $95 per youth and $125 per adult per night. Vacation packages include condominium lodging, daily lift tickets, use of the indoor pool and hot tubs, snow tubing, and bouncing fun in the indoor FunZone with its climbing inflatables and games.  (www.smuggs.com; 855-814-7325)

Sugarbush Resort

$30 Thursdays at Mt. Ellen through March - Enjoy skiing and riding non-holiday Thursdays at Mt. Ellen for $30 full-day Mt. Ellen Lift Tickets. Afterwards, head to the Green Mountain Lounge from 3:00 – 6:00 PM for après live music, free appetizers from Cabot and Long Trail beer specials.

Stowe Mountain Resort

Stowe ByPass - The ByPass at Stowe Mountain Resort allows you to register your Evolution Stowe Card (lift pass card) online 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 the first time you’re scanned at the lift each day. Additionally, ByPass participants receive exclusive lift access specials throughout the winter. Get it online at http://www.stowe.com/ski-ride/bypass/

The Evolution Stowe Card (ESC) - The Evolution Stowe Card uses RFID technology to greatly improve convenience and value for guests throughout the resort.

 

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