3 ways to support your local ski hill in a pandemic recovery
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Remember back, before social distancing, when you could round up your ski buddies and spend a carefree day crushing it at your favourite hill?
This year was an amazing ski and snowboard season before it was cut short.
Try these three ideas to support your local hill, help the industry recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, and give yourself a reason to #StayStoked for 2020/2021!
1. Buy an early bird season pass now
Give your bank account a break with an early bird season pass and set yourself up for an epic season. Some resorts are offering extra discounts to help you make the most of 2020/2021.
Castle Mountain Resort. Deadline extended to June 30.
Cypress Mountain Resort. Gold and Silver passes on sale now.
Hidden Valley Ski Resort. 2020/2021 pass details coming soon.
Hudson Bay Mountain Resort. 10% off before May 31.
Kinosoo Ridge Snow Resort. 2020/2021 pass details coming soon.
Marmot Basin. Passes have dropped by up to 30% from last season.
Mount Washington Alpine Resort. 2020/2021 pass details coming soon.
Murray Ridge. 2020/2021 pass details coming sold soon.
Nakiska. 2020/2021 pass detials coming soon.
Nitehawk Year-Round Adventure Park. Early bird ends May 20. Spring sale ends July 2.
Pass PowderKeg. 2020/2021 pass details coming soon.
Powder King Mountain Resort. Extra discounts for college/university students
Revelstoke Mountain Resort. 20% off for current pass holders before June 15. Early bird rice extended to September 30.
SilverStar Mountain Resort. 2020/2021 pass details coming soon.
Snow Valley Ski Club. 2020/2021 pass details coming soon.
Sun Peaks Ski Resort. 2020/2021 pass details coming soon.
Troll Resort. 20% off before September 30.
Winsport's Canada Olympic Park. 2020/2021 pass details coming soon.
2. Share photos and videos from your favourite 2020 ski day
Remember the good times and give your favourite ski spot some digital support by sharing photos and videos on social media. It’s a no-cost-to-you endorsement that can go a long way in building up your local ski community.
Sometimes you just have to walk it off ? pic.twitter.com/0jFRnQRJT2— SnowSeekers (@IAmASnowSeeker) March 18, 2020
3. Grab a gift card from your favourite apres spot or gear shop
Buying a gift card can help keep the doors open on local businesses that aren't able to welcome customers right now. Plus, it gives you an extra treat to look forward to next season!
Think about how stoked your future self will be with an already-paid-for dinner after a much-deserved day of fun.
How are you liking those new bindings? You’ll be thanking past you for thinking ahead!
What do you get for a skier or snowboarder’s birthday when you can’t visit them in person? A gift card is easy to wrap and send by mail or email.
Share this article with your friends and add your ideas for supporting the local ski industry.
Have an amazing 2020/2021 season!