It’s never too early to plan for ski season. Before we know it snowflakes will begin to fall, tuning machines will begin to spin, and people will be swapping sneakers for boots, and their flannel for fleece; as they prepare for their 2022 ski season. The stoke for winter is high, and first time skiers and avid outdoor enthusiasts alike are chomping at the bit to make their first tracks of the season.
The Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce feels this excitement and wants to match it with its Valley Sampler Ski Pass. One of the best deals in the valley when it comes to ski passes, the Valley Sampler Ski Pass provides five tickets to five Alpine and six Nordic ski areas. That translates to fifty-five opportunities to ski throughout Mt. Washington Valley, for only $299.00. If pass holder use all fifty-five punches provided on the pass, individual lift ticket prices come out to less than six dollars per punch!
Alpine ski areas included in the pass are; Black Mountain, Bretton Woods, Cranmore Mountain Resort, King Pine Ski Area, and Shawnee Peak. Nordic ski areas include; Bear Notch Ski Touring Center, Bretton Woods Nordic Center, Great Glen Trails, Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring Foundation, and Purity Spring Cross Country and Snowshoe Reserve.
What’s more is the five tickets to each ski area are shareable with friends and family. The Valley Sampler Ski Pass holder must be present at the time of redeeming their tickets at each mountain, but tickets can be shared with anyone they so choose. The Valley Sampler Ski Pass is valid for the 2021-2022 winter season.
“The chamber is proud to offer this pass to community members of the valley, and is so thankful to the participating ski areas that make this pass available,” says Assistant Executive Director, Michelle Cruz. “The Valley Sampler Ski Pass is a really affordable and accessible way to bring the mountains to those that live and work in the Mt. Washington Valley. The chamber is excited for a really great winter, and ski season, and the Valley Sampler Ski Pass is definitely a part of that. I know I’ll be getting a lot of use out of mine this season!”
The Valley Sample Ski Pass is available to full-time employees of businesses that are members of the Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce. Your business or employers membership must be in good standing. A full-time employee is described as someone who works at least 32 hours per week in a season or an average of 32 hours per week for the year.
As part of the application, applicants must have their employer fill out the “Employer Verification Section” of the form, and provide a passport style headshot, sized at 1 5/8 inches tall, and 1 1/2 inches wide. The photo must be a clear representation of the applicants face.
Those interested in purchasing the Valley Sampler Ski Pass can download the form, fill it out, and bring it to the Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce, along with a passport photo. The office is located at 2473 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, NH; in the pink building in front of The Handcrafter’s Barn.
The Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce is open Monday through Friday, from 9:00am to 4:30pm. Ski passes are processed immediately. For more information contact 603-356-5701, ext. 300. For more information on skiing and winter activities in Mt. Washington Valley, visit www.skimwv.com.