Ski Vermont's April Events and Deals Newsletter
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April 5, 2014 – Snowshoe Explorer Tour at Bolton Valley
Join us every Saturday from 2-4pm for this fun two-hour guided snowshoe tour on groomed and backcountry trails. Price of this tour includes ticket, snowshoes, and guided tour. Snowshoes are limited, so call ahead to reserve a pair. $35 per person; 2 person minimum to run tour.
April 5 - 6, 2014 – Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge on Outer Limits, Killington Resort
The BMMC is back! The competition heats up on Saturday as 200 amateur bumpers take to the slopes of Outer Limits to battle it out for top honors. The top 32 men and 16 women will return to compete in a head-to-head competition on Sunday. Participants run a dual course with sudden death format; only the winners advance.
April 5, 2014 – Mount Snow Winter Brewers Festival
More than 25 breweries and 50 beers. Noon-5 p.m. Admission: $15 when purchase at least 48 hours in advance online, $20 day of with valid lift ticket or season pass, $25 day off without a lift ticket or season pass.
April 5, 2014 - Okemo Slush Cup
Costume-clad competitors schuss toward an 80-foot-long slushy pond and try to make it across without falling in. It’s a chilly spring dip for those who don’t make it. Open to the first 125 participants. Call 802-228-1600 for more information.
April 5, 2014 - Splash for Cash at Okemo Mountain Resort
Go big AND get wet! Okemo is setting up a huge kicker at the beginning of the slush cup pond. You've got one shot to go big and get wet. Show us your best freestyle trick and land any way you want in the “warm” slush cup water. Call 802-228-1600 for more information.
April 5, 2014 – Pond Skimming and Tailgate Cook-off at Smugglers' Notch Resort
The resort hosts the spring rite of pond skimming; all visitors are welcome to participate or cheer on the costumed competitors. The Chillin' and Grillin' Tailgate Cook-off takes place in the resort's upper mountain parking lots. Competition categories include best presentation, best original recipe, and best Smugglers' themed tailgate. (www.smuggs.com/events, 855-814-7325)
April 6, 2014 – The Glade-iator at Mount Snow
Extreme bump competition on Ripcord. Starts at 11 a.m. Great views from the beer garden/BBQ area at the bottom of the course. $35 per person when registered in advance online, $50 day of.
April 6, 2014 - The Killarney Tug-o-War at Okemo Mountain Resort
The last dry team standing in this single-elimination tournament wins $200 from The Killarney and bragging rights for a year. Teams must have at least six members, including one female. Call 802-228-1600 for more information.
April 12, 2014 - Spring fling Annual Pond Skim at Stratton Mountain Resort
Goggle tans and t-shirts are accessories of choice as we enjoy spring’s soft snow, long days and sunshine with a weekend of celebration and the Annual Pond Skim! Costumes highly encouraged. Registration begins at 9:00am in the base lodge. Skim begins at 10:00am.
April 19, 2014 - Pond Skimming, Superstar Trail at Killington Resort
The bravest (and craziest) skiers and riders will put their skills to the test as they attempt to sail across the pond. Competitors will be judged on skim, costume, splash and crowd cheer. Whether you choose to skim or watch, make sure you catch this wacky event and soak in the live reggae!
April 20, 2014 – Easter Sunrise Service at Stowe Mountain Resort
Join us for the annual Easter Sunrise Service atop the Gondola on Mount Mansfield.
April 20, 2014 – Easter Celebration at Sugarbush Resort
Celebrate Easter at Sugarbush with a brunch at Timbers Restaurant, an Easter egg hunt with the Easter Bunny, and a sunrise Easter service at the Gate House Lodge.
For a full list of 2014/14 season pass deals and deadlines, check out skivermont.com
50/50 Mondays- On Mondays folks age 50 and over can enjoy 50% off All-Access Lift Tickets, rentals, group lessons, and a special lunch menu at the James Moore Tavern from 11am-2pm.
College Night- Beginning at noon each Wednesday, students with a current college ID can ski and ride for only $19. Your current college ID also gets you $2 pizza slices, hot dogs, and sodas in the Base Lodge cafeteria.
Bolton After Dark- Saturday nights from 4-8 p.m. night skiing tickets will be $19 for all ages, and when you’re finished for the night, head inside to refuel yourself with $2 flatbread slices and sodas, nightly beer specials and screening a different Meathad’s Ski movie every week.
Jay Peak Resort
Jay PeakResort is offering April ski-and-stay deals for a family of four starting at just $178 a night. Details at jaypeakresort.com.
Magic has a new Spring 3 Pass good any time at Magic for at least 3 more weeks of the season. Magic currently plans to remain open until April 6th. The cost for the pass is only $89 and only available for purchase online at the Magic Store. There are also limited quantities available for less than $89 for those who purchase early.
Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo Mountain Resort Spring Skiesta Card – Purchase your Spring Skiesta Card online at okemo.com, or at one of our Resort Services locations, for just $99 and receive unrestricted skiing and riding from March 17, 2014 through the end of the 2013/14 winter season! PLUS – apply the $99 cost of the card toward the purchase of your 2014/15 Okemo season pass, if you purchase that pass before the early-buy April 30, 2014 deadline.
Smugglers’ Notch Resort
SuperSaver vacation package rates at Smugglers’ Notch Resort continue through Sunday, April 6, 2014. These rates start at $89 per youth (17 and younger) and $119 per adult per night and include condominium lodging, daily lift tickets, use of the indoor pool and hot tubs, FunZone indoor play center and more. (www.smuggs.com/skivtw, 855-814-7325)
Show Us Yours, We’ll Show You Ours – Come visit and show us your season pass from another mountain, and we’ll share a special discount with you. Ticket deals are a $50 Adult All-Mountain ticket and a $25 Youth/Senior All Mountain ticket. (Midweek, non-holiday.)
Stowe Mountain Resort
If you like soft, deep snow, you’ll love Stowe in April. This year skiing and riding Stowe in April couldn’t be easier or a better deal with the Stowe ByPass April ticket specials. Stowe ByPass, allows skiers & riders to go directly to the lift without waiting in line at a ticket counter. This is how it works – when you pass through your first gate of the day at any lift at Stowe Mountain Resort with your Evolution Stowe Card, you will be charged a special Stowe ByPass rate. Sign up now for Stowe ByPass – then you can skip the ticket windows and save money at the same time.
Stratton Mountain Resort
Long Weekend on Us! Make it a long weekend of Vermont skiing and snowboarding. Buy three nights (Thursday-Saturday or Friday-Sunday) and ski on Friday or Monday for free!
Shades of Spring – Warmer days, fewer crowds, and plenty of great snow! There’s everything to love about spring skiing (and boarding) in Stowe. Add in a great rate at Topnotch, and you’ve got a deal so bright that you’ll have to wear shades. Snap your spring skiing pic and tag with @topnotchresort or #topnotchresort and you’re entered to win a return trip in the 2015 season!
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