A ski centre in the Adirondacks is hoping to entice more families to venture across the border for a winter getaway with a special promotion accepting the Canadian dollar at par on selected ski-and-stay packages all season long.
Titus Family Ski Centre is offering a variety of options including discounted lift tickets, an overnight stay, and coupons for tubing, lessons and rentals.
Located in Malone, NY, about a two-hour drive south of Montreal, the family-friendly resort features 50 trails and glades over three interconnected mountains, as well as a two-lane tubing hill accessed by 10 lifts. Eleven of the trails are open for night skiing. Visitors can also enjoy live music every weekend during ski season.
The resort offers a number of family-friendly amenities. Kids can take private lessons or practice balancing on skis with a parent in the Titus Teddy Learning Area, which has a magic carpet lift. The learning slopes also include regular visits from cheery mascots Titus Teddy and Shredding Betty.
When kids are ready to tackle more than the bunny hill, they don’t have to worry about accidentally taking a lift to an advanced run because every group of trails includes an “easy” way down the mountain.
The mountain offers three terrain parks. The Little Tikes Park is designed for kids who are just learning how to ride the rails while the Live Mas Park offers an assortment of jibs and jumps for more advanced skiers and snowboarders. A third park, Mo’s Stash, is never groomed. Its all-natural rails and jumps emerge organically from the mountain itself.
Three eateries are available slope side and there is an area for families who prefer to bring their own lunch. There is also a ski tune-up and repair shop, as well as equipment rentals.
For more information on the promotions, visit www.skiatpar.com/home.
For information on the surrounding area, visit visitmalone.com.
Other US resorts that offer discounts
Jay Peak in Vermont accepts Canadian cash at par, for guests with proof of residency for lift tickets, the Pump House Indoor Waterpark, Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Trails and the Ice Haus Indoor Arena. jaypeakresort.com.
Smugglers’ Notch in Vermont offers Canadians a 25 per cent discount on several of its winter vacation packages. For more information, visit smuggs.com.