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Thursday, February 05, 2009

Ski Into Spring--Save At Utah Resorts

(Ski Utah provided this news release.)

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH- Spring is just around the corner and many Utah ski resorts are offering great savings for savvy spring snowriders. Enjoy impeccable snow conditions, sunny skies and entertaining après with the following package deals and events:

-Kids ages 18 and under stay free April 12-19, 2009 at the Alta Lodge. With a reservation for a minimum of four nights, two kids stay in their parents’ room at no additional charge. Full breakfast and four-course dinner are also included daily at no charge. With two kids, this is a savings of over $200 per night. In addition to this value for families, Alta Lodge offers a free supervised Kids’ Program with activities after skiing, a special kids’ dinner, after dinner activities and shuttle service to and from the Alta Ski Area Children’s Ski School, which also has a full-time day care service for non-skiing children. For more information, visit, or call 800-707-2582 for reservations.

-Brighton has a new deal with Maverik convenience stores. Pick up a Maverik Adventure Card, bring it to the Brighton ticket window any Thursday and receive a HALF PRICE Twilight ticket (12:30 p.m.-9 p.m.). That's eight hours of skiing for just $29! Limit one Maverik card per ticket. Valid for Twilight tickets only. Brighton is open for night skiing mid December through the end of March. Call (801) 532-4731 for details.

-Join The Canyons for a week of events, concerts, and contests! Spring Gruv kicks-off March 28 with the ever hilarious Pond Skimming event. Contestants in elaborate costumes attempt to ski or snowboard across a 100-foot pond much to the enjoyment of spectators.

In addition, The Canyons will host the Canis Lupus Challenge a 1/2 mile-long gulley that serves up banked walls and whoop-de-doos which often throw racers out of the track. Contestants tackle the difficult course for the best time in their division.

On April Fool’s Day visitors are invited to don their best ‘80s apparel and enjoy a host of free outdoor concerts. Spring Grüv will run from March 27 to April 5, 2009. Check out for more details.

Goldener Hirsch Inn
-Stay two nights (or more) at the Goldener Hirsch Inn and receive two single day lift passes to Deer Valley Resort per person. Daily European breakfast buffet included. Valid March 29 to April 12, 2009. Two person minimum charge per room required.

Lobby Bedroom from $209 per person
Deluxe Bedroom from $258 per person
Suite from $303 per person
Deluxe Suite from $333 per person
Grand Suite from $363 per person
For more information visit

Stein Eriksen Lodge
-Stay three nights and enjoy the fourth night free: The special offer is valid when you stay at Stein’s beginning February 22, 2009 and check-out by Friday, March 6, 2009. Rate includes full buffet breakfast and a coupon for 20 percent off any treatment at The Spa at Stein Eriksen Lodge. Not available for all room types. Limited number of rooms available on this special promotion, especially over weekends. Prices do not include taxes or service charges. May not be combined with any other offer or applied to existing reservations. Not offered to groups of 10 or more rooms. Other restrictions may apply.

-Bronze Ski Package: Cut through freshly fallen powder or bask in the warm spring sun while enjoying significant savings with the Bronze Ski Package. The package includes deluxe room accommodations, daily buffet breakfast, taxes and one adult lift ticket per person to Deer Valley Resort. Additional nights may be purchased and a two-night minimum stay is required. The package is valid from March 29 through April 11, 2009 for $276 per person, per night, based on double occupancy. A two-night minimum stay is required and lift tickets are non-refundable. This winter package at Stein Eriksen Lodge is subject to availability and prices are per person, per night, based on double occupancy, and include all applicable taxes.
To book reservations online visit or call 800-453-1302.

-Ski Free at Snowbird this spring from $135/day, based on double occupancy. This includes two free lift tickets with lodging purchase. In addition to fabulous spring conditions, Snowbird will also host a series of entertaining events including the U.S. Freeskiing Nationals (big mountain skiing competition), March 11-14, and the North American Gelande Championships, April 17-19. For more information visit

Stay 3 nights & get the 4th free!
-Book 3 nights in a quaint Solitude condo and get the fourth night free. The deal gets even sweeter with 15 percent off of a massage treatment at the Spa at Solitude and 20 percent off adult lift passes!

Available March 1- April 12. All promotions subject to availability, some restrictions may apply. This promotion is only valid on NEW bookings.

Spring Skiing Bed & Breakfast Special
-Enjoy three nights at the Inn at Solitude and two days on the mountain, plus a hearty breakfast at St. Bernard’s before heading out on the hill. The Inn offers ski-in/ski-out convenience, plus all the amenities of the Solitude Village, starting at $287/per night/double occupancy/ three night minimum.

Valid April 1-12, 2009. Based on availability and double occupancy. Some restrictions may apply. Village View Room, upgrades available. For more information visit

Book NOW and receive a free night's lodging!
-For a limited time, selected lodging properties can be booked with a free night. Third night free is applicable Jan.25 through Feb. 28 and Mar. 22 - April 12, 2009. Fourth night free is applicable Mar. 1-21, 2009. Discounted lift tickets, ski rentals, airport transportation and even airfare available. Call 800-331-3178 for more information.

Purchase any Utah Olympic Park Winter Activity Package, Xtreme zipline ride or Olympic Tour, and receive a $50 discount off a SAME DAY Comet Bobsled ride.

Race up to 80 miles per hour on the Comet Winter Bobsled. Passengers will experience five G's of force and the equivalent of a 40-story drop in just under a minute in a real bobsled. Our experienced pilots take three passengers on a thrilling ride down the entire length of the 2002 Olympic bobsled track. Ages 16 and older, no exceptions. All riders should be in good health to ride. Advance reservations for the Comet are required. Please visit or call (435) 658-4200 for more information.


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