[R318R, Perfect North Slopes], one of the lower Midwest's larger ski areas a half-hour from Cincinnati, has less than three weeks left for its season pass sale. Some passes will be going up nearly $80. 

The Perfect Season Pass, which allows unlimited skiing, riding, tubing and direct access to the slopes is now $437 for ages 13-59, and will go up to $515 on Nov. 8. For those 12 and under and 60 and over the pass is currently $291 and goes up to $343 on the above date. This pass also provides five $10 guest discounts.


The Gold Card allows passholders up to eight consecutive hours of skiing, riding and tubing every day, but you have to go to the ticket window for validation. The pass is now $374 for ages 13-59, and $249 for those 12 and under and 60 plus. It goes up to $440 and $293 respectively on Nov. 8.


The Silver Card, valid Monday through Friday for eight consecutive hours and Sunday after 5:30 p.m., is now $280 and $192 for the respective age groups and will be going up to $340 and $226. A Bronze Card, good Monday through Thursday for eight hours, is now $204 and $135  for the respective age groups and goes up $36 on the above date. Click here for more information on ordering season passes.


Perfect North added several hundred rental pairs of new Rossignol skis, boots and bindings for all age groups over the summer. On the hill, they re-graded and widened Far Side, added a new Far Out area next to it and purchased 14 new snowguns to cover both. The beginner area was expanded, a new loading deck was added on the Red Chair and the parking lot received a major expansion.