It may sound bizarre to some of you, but there’s people out there (myself included) that are already dreaming of white, fluffy slopes and wintry wonderlands! Although ski season doesn’t start until mid-November on the East Coast, there are a ton of early bird ski deals if you want to book your ski vacation in advance! We’ve taken the liberty to round up some of the steepest (no pun intended) deals for you snow lovers out there. I don’t know about you, but I can already taste the hot cocoa!

1. Winter Park & Fraser Chamber, Colorado

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[photo via Winter Park Hotel]

Nicknamed “Colorado’s favorite playground” Winter Park offers pretty much every type of winter activity you can dream of including dog sled rides, museums, hot air balloons, kid activities, spa packages, downhill and cross country skiing, snowshoeing, an indoor water park and much, much more! This year Winter Park is running early bird specials that include all sorts of different deals base on how long you want to stay, like forever. This mountain is great for all levels of skiers, families or couples!

2. Vail Ski Resort, Colorado

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[photo via PSU]

If you book this package through Snow Ventures by October 31st, you’ll have 35% of lodging for 5 nights at the Vail Racquet club (one of the most popular lodging options on the whole mountain) and 4 day lift tickets valid at 4 different mountains in the area. Snow Ventures is a great website to check out for exclusive deals to mountains all over the US, and Vail is one of the most popular mountains in Colorado.

3. Whistler Black Comb, Canada

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[photo via WillGoTo]

Hurry, this deal is too good to last! Book by August 31st and save up to 42% off 7 nights of lodging and 5 days of lift tickets. Not enough? Kids stay, ski and rent for free!

4. Valle Nevado, Chile

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[photo via Vail Beaver Creek Mag]

There are some seriously awesome slopes in Chile, and Valle Nevado is one of them. At Hotel Puerta Del Sol 3, you’ll be living the life with 50% off lodging, lifts and meals for every second guest! If you book by 9/13 and stay for 7 nights, have unlimited ski access and breakfast and dinner is included!

5. Deer Valley, Utah

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[photo via Apresski]

If you want some city life and the ski life all in one vacation, Deer Valley is the mountain for you! Located on the Wasatch Range, it’s been reviewed as one of the top 3 ski resorts in SKI Magazine nine years in a row. They have a ton of deals going on, but if you book four nights or more by 10/1, you get 25% off!

6. Banff National Park, Canada

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[photo via Go Ski Canada]

Nicknamed “Canada’s Protected Playground” this national park is an awesome hideout for skiers and boarders alike. If you stay at the ski-in/ski-out Sunshine Mountain Lodge, you get your 4th night of lodging and 4th day of skiing free! Also breakfast is free, which is really nice.

Will you be taking advantage of these awesome deals?

Gabbi Ewing is a rising junior studying Journalism as well as Film & Television at NYU. She is a New Jersey native who enjoys traveling, writing, skiing, and swimming. She hopes to travel the world, but her next adventure is taking her to Sydney, Australia to study with NYU. She aspires to work for National Geographic or Discovery Channel and to use her film, photography and writing skills to help people experience new cultures and places that they don't have the opportunity to travel to themselves.


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