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Ski free this spring at Sugarloaf, Sunday River, and Loon with purchase of a 17/18 New England Pass

Spring season pass launch starting March 6, 2017 will include a new five-day flash sale for absolute lowest pricing, a new resort-specific millennial season pass, a buy now/ski now option and a payment plan option

March 1, 2017

NEWRY, ME (March 1, 2017)—With access to three of New England's premier resorts—Sunday River and Sugarloaf in Maine, and Loon Mountain in New Hampshire—the New England Pass is the season pass of choice for skiers and snowboarders in the Northeast.

New this year, skiers and riders can take advantage of next year's season pass at the absolute lowest rate during a five-day flash sale March 6-10, 2017 and save between $20 and $50 on New England Passes before Gold, Silver, and Bronze prices increase on March 11.  

Anyone who purchases a 2017/18 New England Pass or one of the new resort-specific millennial passes also on sale starting March 6—and pays in full before April 30—will get to use it to ski/snowboard this spring starting on March 13, 2017.

Also returning for the 2017 sale is the Easy Pay Plan. By putting down a $50 deposit on any season pass before April 30, guests are allowed to pay the remaining balance in four automatic installments set for June 1, July 1, August 1, and September 1, with no interest and no additional fees. For all three resorts, the end of the season historically occurs between mid-April and early May.

New England Pass Products and Perks  

Thanks to the five-day flash sale from March 6-10, New England Pass pricing starts as low as $429 for access to a combined total of 359 trails, 2,470 acres, and 15 terrain parks during peak season, all served by 40 lifts. Pricing and perks per New England Pass Product include:  

  • The Bronze New England Pass—available for only $429 from March 6-10-is an all-ages season pass that includes midweek, non-holiday access to all three resorts. Starting March 11 through April 30, The Bronze New England Pass will be sold for $449. All 2017/18 Bronze New England Passes include two one-day 'friend' adult midweek, non-holiday lift tickets for $69 each, plus a 10 percent resort retail shop discount.
  • The Silver New England Pass—available for only $699 for adults (ages 19-64) March 6-10-offers access every day of the season excluding 12 blackout dates*. Starting March 11 through April 30 The Silver New England Pass will be sold for $739. All Silver New England Passes include two one-day adult lift tickets for $69 each (excluding the 12 blackout dates), plus a 10 percent resort retail shop discount.
  • The Gold New England Pass—available for $1,049 for adults (ages 19-64) March 6-10-offers unrestricted access to all three resorts for the 2017/18 season. Starting March 11 through April 30 The Gold New England Pass will be sold for $1099. All Gold New England Passes include six one-day adult lift tickets for $69 each valid any day of the 2017/18 season, plus a 15 percent resort retail shop discount.

The College New England Pass is also available to full-time college students for $359 and includes unlimited skiing/riding at all three resorts, plus four adult "friend" tickets for $69 each valid any day of the 2017/18 season. The College New England Pass will remain on sale at this low price from March 6 through November 30, 2017.   Senior (65 and older), teen (ages 13-18), and junior (ages 6-12) versions of the New England Pass pass are also available for purchase. Gold passes are available for children ages 5 and under and seniors ages 80 years and older, but do not include the friend tickets benefit.  

New Millennial Season Pass

Also new for 2017/18, Sunday River, Loon, and Sugarloaf will each sell The Millennial Pass for ages 19-29, with access every day of the respective resort's season, excluding 12 blackout dates*. The Millennial Pass is on sale for $399 starting March 6 through April 30 and can be purchased online or at any of the three resorts.   *Blackout dates for The Silver New England Pass and Millennial Pass include: Tuesday, December 26 - Sunday, December 31; Saturday, January 13 - Sunday, January 14; Saturday, February 17 - Monday, February 19; and Saturday, February 24, 2018.  

A complete list of New England Pass products and information is available at www.newenglandpass.com as well as www.loonmtn.com, www.sundayriver.com, and www.sugarloaf.com.

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About Sunday River—Sunday River is located minutes from picturesque Bethel Village in Western Maine's Mahoosuc Mountains. A true four-season destination, Sunday River Resort offers eight interconnected peaks of world-class skiing and snowboarding, two Grand Resort Hotels, and golf at the acclaimed Sunday River Golf Club. Sunday River is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions. Follow us: Facebook.com/sundayriver, instagram.com/sundayriver, and Twitter @Sundayriver.  

About Sugarloaf—Located in Carrabassett Valley, ME, Sugarloaf is largest ski area in the East, and is home to the only lift-serviced above treeline skiing and riding in the East, as well as the number one golf course in Maine, according to Golf Digest. Sugarloaf is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions. Follow: sugarloaf.com, facebook.com/sugarloaf, and twitter.com/sugarloafmaine.  

About Loon Mountain—Loon Mountain, located in the heart of New Hampshire's White Mountains just two hours north of Boston, offers the most accessible big mountain skiing in the East:  2,100 feet of vertical, a variety of terrain across three peaks, a full progression of award-winning terrain parks, and New Hampshire's only superpipe. Loon operates within the White Mountain National Forest in partnership with the USDA-Forest Service and is consistently rated as one of the most-accessible resorts in New England by readers of SKI Magazine. Follow:  loonmtn.com, facebook.com/loonmtn and @loonmtn on Twitter.   Sugarloaf, Sunday River, and Loon Mountain are operated by Boyne Resorts, the largest family-owned four-season resort company in North America.

 Contact:
Loon Mountain                                     Sunday River                                        Sugarloaf
Greg Kwasnik                                        Darcy Lambert                                     Noelle Tuttle
603-745-6281, ext.5528                       207-824-5243                                      207-237-6989
gkwasnik@loonmtn.com           dlambert@sundayriver.com          ntuttle@sguarloaf.com