Resorts offer a variety of ticket prices for any given day based on a handful of factors. But you can usually save between 10%-30% by purchasing in advance. Linked below are the lowest pre-purchase prices for Utah ski and snowboard resorts. Early is better, priceses are determined by demand - the more popular a day is expected to be the closer to you'll be to paying peak prices, but this creates even better deals on days when there is less demand.
PURCHASE EARLY AND SAVE MONEY
On average, you can save 30 percent on lift tickets by purchasing in advance through ski resort websites. And sometimes you can even save if you pre-purchase your lift ticket by midnight the night before!
The earlier you book the more you save
It's a given that lift ticket prices will increase as dates get closer, which means there are slim options these days for last minute deals. That compounded by better storm forecasting means demand based pricing more than in almost any other industry. Let's be honest, who doesn't want to score that perfect Utah powder day. And as more day tickets sell, demand is realized and the prices rises.
What does this mean for you? It means you should purchase your lift tickets as early as you can.
Ski during the week, demand is generally lower and your lift ticket prices will be reflected with a cheaper rate. If you can get away from school, work or work remotely you'll be able to save a few bucks. If you plan to ski over a weekend, especially a holiday weekends, hop to it now.
The more days you can tack on, the better the lift ticket rate. A multi-day lift ticket is always the way to go. Check out the Ski City Super Pass for a multi-day pass to the four Cottonwood Resorts, Alta, Snowbird, Brighton and Solitude.
Some resorts offer free skiing and snowboarding for kids! If you are planning on bringing the little ones along make sure you check to see the which resorts offer FREE skiing for kids and what the age requirements are. Free Skiing For Kids at Utah Resorts
Boot-up in the afternoon or evening as opposed to the morning. By hitting the slopes after work or even just after lunch you are much more likey to save money on your lift ticket. Night Skiing at Utah Resorts
Guarantee A Spot
Alta, Deer Valley, Eagle Point, Park City Mountain, Powder Mountain, Snowbird, Sundance Mountian Resort and Woodward Park City will be limitting the number of lift tickets sold each day this season (2020–21). By pre-purchase your lift tickets in advance you guarantee your spot on the mountain. This is especially important if you or somebody in your group has already booked lessons or rentals.
Deer Valley, Eagle Point, Park City Mountain and Solitude will not be offering Day-of, on-site, lift ticket sales this ski season (2020–21).
Additionally, because there is the need for social distancing on lifts and in lodges, capacity at most ski resorts is going to be limited. How each ski resort is choosing to limit capacity varies quite a bit, visit our 2020–21 Resort Operations Page for more details. Popular holiday and weekend reservations could sell out well in advance or simply never be made available due to the number of passholders expected to ski.