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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Half-priced Ski Tickets at Whiteface Mountain's Shamrock Super Sunday

In recent years, I've had pretty bad luck at Whiteface and Little Whiteface Mountains.

About five years ago, I almost got stranded on the top of (big) Whiteface while hiking in the summer. We would have been stuck if there wasn't a highway going down the mountain - the fifth largest in the state.

And about four years ago, I almost got stranded on top of Little Whiteface, which is the mountain used for skiing, aso known in the ski community, apparently, as Iceface. But that ended up being a lot of fun since I got a free Snowcat ride down the nearly 4,000 foot mountain.

Well, it's been a while since I went to Whiteface so maybe my luck will change.

And this sounds fun...Shamrock Super Sunday is being offered this Sunday (March 16) with ski/ride all day for just $40. That is about half price the normal ticket.

You can read more in this press release:

The 56th season of skiing and riding at Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., continues and the Olympic mountain is celebrating a Shamrock Super Sunday, presented by Bud Light, Sunday, March 16.  Ski and ride all day for just $40 for adults, $35 for teens and $30 for juniors.
After a super day of skiing and riding the east’s greatest vertical, the party moves upstairs to the newly renovated Cloudspin Lounge, with Jagermeister and Bud Light drink specials, games and prizes.   
While at Whiteface be sure to grab your 2014-’15 SKI3 pass for Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., Gore Mountain, in North Creek, N.Y., and Belleayre Ski Resort, in Highmount, N.Y. This is one big deal.  Combined that’s 7,000 vertical feet of skiing and riding on eight peaks, 886 acres, 33 glades and 227 trails. 
The SKI3 pass is available through April 25 for just $759 for adults and seniors, $399 for young adults and college students and only $299 for juniors. Plus skiers and riders, who are 70 and older, can purchase the pass for only $210.
For those looking to ski just Whiteface next season, there’s still the very popular Whiteface Only Non-Holiday pass for just $459, when purchased by April 25. Get your pass now and ski the rest of this season free.
Don’t forget that all March long, it’s Springfest at the Olympic mountain. There’s a great lineup of events throughout the entire month to include the Apple Butter Open, March 22, Grommet Jam, March 23, and Whiteface Wipeout, March 29, and of course live music and drink specials in the Cloudspin Lounge.
For 23 consecutive years, Whiteface Lake Placid, N.Y. has been selected as the top destination for Off -Hill Activities by readers of SKI Magazine.   The 2014 survey also tabbed Whiteface Mountain as the 10th top ski resort in the eastern United States. Whiteface also received kudos for Après Ski Activities (No. 4), Challenge (4), Scenery (No. 5), Character (No. 6), Dining (9) and Overall Value (No.10).  
This spring, SnowEast Magazine readers chose Whiteface Lake Placid as New York State’s number-one ski resort.  The more than 6,000 participants in the survey also named Whiteface Lake Placid as the east’s second overall favorite ski resort and the east’s most scenic.
Whiteface Lake Placid was also listed in Smarter Traveler’s “10 Best International Ski Destinations.”
Don’t forget about Coca-Cola’s Why Not Wednesdays? Present any empty Coca-Cola product and get a one-day adult lift ticket for only $42 at Whiteface.  Offer not valid with any other offers, programs, promotions, discounts, or frequent skier products. Limit one ticket per can.

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