Sunday River and Sugarloaf Offer Deals and Events for Senior Skiers and Riders

By AlpineZone News |
Jan 22 2009 - 05:34 PM

NEWRY and CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine — Exclusive deals, activities, and legendary snow await skiers and snowboarders over the age of 50 for Go50 Week taking place at Sunday River Jan. 25 ??“ 30 and at Sugarloaf Feb. 9 ??“ 13, 2009.

“Go50 Weeks are one of Sugarloaf and Sunday River’s fastest growing theme weeks,” said Jim Costello, director of sales and marketing for Sunday River and Sugarloaf. “Each season we see an increase in the number of active seniors looking for both on and off slope activities.”

Themed activities and entertainment at Sunday River include Snowflake Factory Tours, Go50 Social, wine diner, moonlight snowshoe tours, live comedy by Mama’s Night Out, and a sock hop. Sugarloaf’s Go50 Week includes guided mountain tours, Nordic skiing and ice skating, snowshoe tours with lunch, and numerous fine dining options at night. Standard at both resorts are mountains of terrain for all abilities not to mention an abundance of snow.

Special discounts are available for skiers and riders over 50 during Go50 Week. Ski and Stay package deals are available at Sunday River or Sugarloaf starting at $289 per person and include five days of skiing, five nights of lodging, and daily Perfect Turn clinics. Ski and Stay rates are also available from $69 per night.

Sunday River is located minutes from picturesque Bethel Village in western Maine’s Mahoosuc Mountains. A true four-season destination, the resort offers eight interconnected peaks of world class skiing and snowboarding, two Grand Resort Hotels and golf at the acclaimed Sunday River Golf Club. www.sundayriver.com or call 800-824-2SKI.

Sugarloaf is located in Carrabassett Valley, Maine and is recognized as one of the top winter and golf resorts in the world. Sugarloaf is home to the only lift-serviced above treeline skiing and riding in the East and one of Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses. www.sugarloaf.com or 800-THE-LOAF (Sugarloaf)

Sunday River and Sugarloaf are both members of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions. www.boyneresorts.com.

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