Can't shell out the $1,200 for a full New England Pass? Here's a nice alternative for LoonSugarloaf and Sunday River faithfuls. The Frequent Skier Card includes a FREE lift ticket plus access to season-long discounts on lift tickets at your favorite resorts. And all it takes is the initial investment of $99.

Frequent Skier Card holders get one free lift ticket to use any day of the season at one of the three participating resorts. Additionally, they'll save $25 on midweek lift tickets $15 on weekends and holidays all winter long. Dates for holiday savings with Frequent Skier Cards: Dec. 26-31, 2013; Jan. 20, 2014; Feb. 17-21, 2014. It's a deal as awesome as it is straightforward. Purchase online.