2012 is a leap year and that means that February has a 29th day on Wednesday. Big deal, right? If you're a skier or rider who likes to save money, it actually is. Several resorts around the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are celebrating this special occasion with lift ticket deals that are so good, they're only available every four years.
And with another storm due to hit the east on Leap Day, you'll be sorry to miss out on this chance for some cheap turns in fresh snow.
Snowshoe Resort, W.Va. is extending the Leap Day celebration by offering a special lodging rate for Wednesday night. Ski and ride for $29 and stay for just $29 per person at the Inn at Snowshoe. Based on double occupancy. Call 877-441-4386.
Wisp, Md. is celebrating this extra day of the year with an extra ticket offer. Purchase any full price lift ticket on Leap Day and receive a free one-day lift ticket valid anytime in March 2012. Not valid on discounted or promotional lift tickets. Extra tickets expire March 31.
Stratton Mountain, Vt. is hosting a 29-hour Leap Day sale on their March Triple Play package. Starting at 9 a.m. on February 29 and lasting for just 29 hours, the early birds can pick up the March Triple Play for as little as $89—that's three days of skiing for just $29 a day. The price will go up by $10 throughout the day as price levels sell out, with a price cap of $129. Buy online.