Popular Sugarloaf, Sunday River and Loon Mountain Season Pass Early Season Sale Period Ending Thursday, April 30, 2009

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, MAINE (April 20, 2009) – Early season savings on the New England Season Passes, which gives skiers and riders unlimited access to Sunday River, Sugarloaf, and Loon Mountain, will end on Thursday, April 30.  Currently priced as low as $349, the New England Pass is offered with early purchase benefits including the new Easy 3-Pay Plan as well as a $50 savings for returning passholders when they purchase their 2009/2010 New England Pass and pay in full by April 30.

"We are excited about the added value that the New England Pass offers for the 2009/10 season and how customers are responding," said Stephen Kircher, President of Boyne's Eastern Operations. "The three resorts have all received significant upgrades over the past several years, and more are on the way. We feel that this pass offering continues to be the best value in the entire northeast."

Three levels of New England Passes are available at the lowest prices during the spring sale period that ends April 30. The Bronze Pass, available for $349, is an all ages pass offering midweek, non-holiday access to all three resorts. The Silver Pass, available for $599, offers access every day of the season excluding 14 black-out dates. The Gold Pass, available for $899, offers unrestricted access. College Passes, listed at $329, also offer unrestricted access to all three resorts.  There are teen and junior versions of the Gold and Silver Pass, plus a Gold Pass for seniors available during the spring sale. A complete list of New England Pass product information is available at

New Benefits for 2009/10 New England Season Passes:

Gold Pass holders can purchase up to four additional lift tickets valid any day of the 2009/10 season for just $50 each. Tickets are paid for at time of ticket purchase.  Gold Pass holders receive 15 percent off retail purchases at resort ski and sport shops, and receive a free early season ski or snowboard tune.

Additionally, Gold Pass holders can ski up to 10 days for free at other Boyne Resorts across North America including Big Sky, Montana and Cypress Mountain, British Columbia – a 2010 Olympic venue.

Silver Pass features a new schedule of blackout dates that will appeal to more skiers and riders. These dates include: December 26, 2009 – January 1, 2010; January 16-18, 2010; February 13-15, 2010 and February 20, 2010.

Skiers and snowboarders who purchase their 2009/2010 New England Pass by April 30 can take advantage of the new Easy 3-Pay Plan option that will allow them to pay for their pass in three equal payments due on April 30, July 1, and September 1.

Current 2008/2009 New England Pass holders who maintain or upgrade to Gold or Silver  will save an additional $50 when they purchase their 2009/2010 New England Pass and pay in full by April 30.
The New England Pass is the best value in the northeast, offering access to three of New England's premier mountain resorts: New Hampshire's Loon Mountain and Maine's Sunday River and Sugarloaf, totaling 324 trails, 1,654 acres, 13 terrain parks, and 6 super/halfpipes, all served by 43 lifts. The three levels of New England Passes are available at their lowest prices during the spring sale period that ends on April 30.

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