[R497R, Whiteface Mountain] in Wilmington, N.Y., has five Super Sundays coming up with discounted skiing and riding.

The area also has Why Not Wednesdays, with discounted lift tckets, and the Vertical Club, with a discount card that offers reduced price skiing and riding.

Whiteface is gearing up to open Nov. 26, the Friday after Thanksgiving.

The 2010-11 season will feature five Super Sundays presented by Bud Light: Dec. 12; Jan. 2; Feb. 6; March 13; and April 3. Lift ticket prices to ski and ride are $35 for adults, $30 for teens, and $25 for juniors.

Themes for the five Super Sundays are Stylin' Sunday, Dec. 12; Island Madness, Jan. 2; Super Football Sunday, Feb. 6; Shamrock Sunday, March 13; and Retro Sunday, April 3.

Every non-holiday Wednesday is a Coca-Cola Why Not Wednesday at Whiteface.  A one-day lift ticket is $38 when a skier or rider brings a Coca-Cola product.

With the Vertical Club, skiers and riders buy a discount card and then save every time they visit Whiteface or [R155R, Gore]. Cards cost $89 for adults, $79 for students, and $59 for juniors. The first visit is free and subsequent visits yield $15 off the price of a lift ticket. Use the card five times and every sixth visit is also free, plus Vertical Club members can cash in on extra savings days announced throughout the season at Whiteface and Gore.  The card must be purchased three days in advance and is available on-line.  

Whiteface offers 86 trails and 3,430 feet of vertical. It is run by the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority, created after the Lake Placid Olympics to manage the Olympic sporting facilities, and generate economic activity in the Lake Placid region.

More information. Or call 518-946-2223.