NEWRY, Maine — Loon Mountain, Sunday River, and Sugarloaf announced that New England Passes for 2009/2010 season are now on sale. The resorts also announced that there will be no increase from 2008/2009 prices.
With prices starting at just $349, the New England Pass is the best value in the northeast, offering access to three of New England’s premier mountain resorts: New Hampshire’s Loon Mountain and Maine’s Sunday River and Sugarloaf. That’s a total of 324 trails; 1,654 acres; 13 terrain parks; and 6 super/halfpipes; all served by 43 lifts. Three levels of New England Passes are available at their lowest prices during the spring sale period that ends on April 30.
Skiers and snowboarders who purchase their 2009/2010 New England Pass by April 30 can take advantage of the new Easy 3-Pay Plan option that will allow them to pay for their pass in three equal payments due on April 30, July 1, and September 1.
Current 2008/2009 New England Pass holders who maintain or upgrade to Gold or Silver will save an additional $50 when they purchase their 2009/2010 New England Pass and pay in full by April 30.
Having a New England Gold Pass is like winning a gold medal with additional benefits included with the Pass. New this season: Gold Pass holders can choose to purchase up to four additional lift tickets valid any day of the 2009-2010 season for just $50 each. Tickets are paid for at time of ticket purchase. Gold Pass holders receive 15% off retail purchases at resort ski & sport shops, and receive a free early-season ski or snowboard tune. Additionally, Gold Pass holders can ski up to 10 days for free at other Boyne Resorts across North America, including Big Sky, Montana; and Cypress Mountain, British Columbia, a 2010 Olympic venue. The 2009/2010 Silver Pass features a new schedule of blackout dates that will appeal to more skiers and riders: 12/26/09 ??вЂњ 1/1/10; 1/16-18/10; 2/13-15/10 and 2/20/10.
“We had an outstanding response to our New England Pass in its inaugural year,” said Stephen Kircher, president of Boyne Resorts’ eastern operations. “Our three New England properties are premier resorts offering an exciting variety of terrain, programs and services. Plus, benefits at our western resorts like Big Sky in Montana, and the new benefits being offered in 2009-10 make this pass the best value in New England.”
Three levels of New England Passes are available at the lowest prices during the spring sale period that ends April 30. The Bronze pass, available for $349 is an all-ages pass offering midweek, non-holiday access to all three resorts. The Silver pass, available for $599, offers access every day of the season excluding 14 black-out dates. The Gold pass, available for $899, offers unrestricted access. College passes, listed at $329, also offer unrestricted access to all three resorts. There are teen and junior versions of the Gold and Silver pass, plus a Gold pass for seniors available during the spring sale. A complete list of New England Pass product information is available at www.newenglandpass.com.