Avid Ontario skiers and snowboarders take notice: [R95R, Calabogie Peaks] has less than three weeks left for its 2011 season pass sale. The price for all passes is scheduled to rise on Oct. 11, and some passes will go up by almost $100 CA.


A family pass, good for three family members, is currently $1,209 CA ($1,228.26 US) through Oct. 10 and will go up to $1,299 CA ($1,319.68 US). An adult pass is $489 CA ($496.85 US) and will rise to $529 CA ($537.50 US). A student pass (18-21) now $329 CA ($334.29 US) is going up to $349 CA ($354.61 US), and teens and seniors (65-79) now $319 CA ($324.14 US) will be $339 CA ($344.41 US). A child (six-12) pass, now $249 CA ($252 US), is going up to $269 CA ($273.27 US) on Oct. 11. Children, five and under, and seniors that have reached 80 are free anytime.


They also offer a weekday pass, with holiday blackout dates, for $229 CA ($232.65 US). It goes up to $249 CA on the above date.


Calabogie, which turned 40 last season, is eastern Ontario’s biggest snow sport resort. It offers Ottawa skiers and riders a nice choice close to home with a 760-foot vertical drop less than an hour away.


For more information on Calabogie, click here.