Looking for ticket deals at Eastern Washington and Idaho Panhandle resorts? We went looking for the best lift ticket deals at Inland Pacific Northwest ski areas around Spokane and Coeur D'Alene. Five resorts offer snow sports fans a way to save a few dollars on lift tickets, and best of all, these ticket deals have no blackout dates.
Mission Ridge sells a non-transferable Bomber Card that includes one free lift ticket followed by $15 discounts on weekday lift tickets and $7 off of weekend tickets. The weekend ticket discount increases to $15 off in March and April. The photo card is available for purchase through Feb. 28. One card costs $65; two or more cards purchased together cost $52 each.
49 Degrees North offers the Six Pack for adults or youth. The packet of six vouchers can be shared between family members or friends, and the vouchers can be redeemed for lift tickets any day of the season. Prices run $229-299, depending on age and date of purchase.
Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park sells a variety of punch cards that reduce the cost of lift tickets. A non-transferable punch card can turn into six lift tickets for youth, five tickets for college students, or four lift tickets for adults. The cards cost $99 until Jan. 1 when the price goes up to $129. Family Fun Pack punch cards are transferable, so they can be shared with family, friends, or coworkers. The packs cost $449 until Jan. 1 when the price increases to $499.
Lookout Pass Ski Area also offers Six Packs available for purchase all season. The packs are a punch card for six lift tickets, but they are sold for the price of five. Multiple punches may be used in one day to split tickets between friends or family. Six packs cost $175 for adults, $165 for college students and military personnel, or $125 for juniors.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort added a second sale for their Ski-3 Package. A pack of three lift tickets costs $180 and may be split between three skiers or riders. The Ski-3 rate saves $5 per lift ticket off the adult price at the ticket window. The package is available until Dec. 24.