Perfect North Passes
The ski club skis on Thursday nights at Perfect North. We meet in the east lodge; the area under the Loft Shop. Most people get there between 6:00 and 7:00 pm. Some people take lessons in January, others race public Nastar (click on the Racing link, above left, for more info), while others just come out to ski. While Thursdays is our designated day, some people ski other days/nights of the week and some ski on weekends.
The club gets a discount over Perfect's current advertised prices. The discount is good until November 16. After November 16, you can still get a 10% discount over Perfect's regular prices. Tom Berning will be selling passes at the club meetings through the November 9 meeting or you can purchase passes online from Perfect North. To purchase online, go to PNS , click on club login (in the lower left), click on the letter "C", then click on Cincinnati Ski Club. Enter "catwalk" for the password. The password is all lower case and if you try to login too many times, it will lock you out. Try from another computer if you get locked out. I don't know how long the lockout lasts and with the deadline approaching on Nov 12, it would be best to try from another PC, tablet or phone. If you are having trouble logging in make sure you are selecting Cincinnati Ski Club not Cincy Ski Club. Cincy Ski Club is a different club so our password won't work for it. If you have any questions or need any help please email Tom Berning at email@example.com
Continuing this year, they are offering what they call an all area ticket. The ticket you get with your pass will be good as both a lift ticket and snow tubing ticket. The snow tubing hill will be open during the week at 1:00 pm. Also included with every ticket is an introductory lesson to skiing or snow boarding.
1.) 4 visit Club Pass
This pass is new this year and gives you 4 visits either Mon-Thur or Friday. You can add rentals to this pass for $60 and you can add 4 one hour lessons for $40. This pass is a great way to try out skiing/snowboarding. The Mon-Thur pass is $100 and Friday is $130 for all ages.
2.) Perfect Season Pass
This pass allows you to ski/ride/tube anytime during the season. You will receive an annual pass to wear around your neck skipping the hassle of going to the ticket window for a day pass. The season pass is $367 for ages 13-59 and $244 for ages 12 and under and 60+. You can add rentals for $110 and 4 weeks of lessons for $40. As an added bonus this year, you get ten $10 discounts off lift tickets for family or friends. These discounts are only good Monday through Thursday, but not on holidays.
3.) Gold Pass
The Gold Pass is good for every day that Perfect is open. This pass is similar to the season pass, however, you are limited to an 8 hour lift ticket for skiing/riding/tubing each day. You must visit the ticket window each time to get an all area ticket. The Gold Pass is $315 for ages 13-59 and $209 for ages 12 and under and 60+. You can add rentals for $110 and the 4 weeks of lessons for $40. As an added bonus this year, you get five $5 discounts off lift tickets for family or friends. These discounts are only good Monday through Thursday, but not on holidays.
4.) Silver Pass
This pass is valid each day Monday through Friday and after 5:30 pm on Sundays. This is essentially a weekday season pass with the addition of Sunday evenings. You must visit the ticket window each time to get an all area ticket. The Silver Pass is $245 for ages 13-59 and $163 for ages 12 and under and 60+. You can add rentals for $110 and the 4 weeks of lessons for $40.
5.) Bronze Pass
This pass is valid each day Monday through Thursday. You must visit the ticket window each time to get an all area ticket. The Bronze Pass is $175 for ages 13-59 and $116 for ages 12 and under and 60+. You can add rentals for $110 and the 4 weeks of lessons for $40.
6.) Once-A-Week Pass
This pass is valid for one lift ticket each week Monday through Sunday. Each week starts on Monday. You must visit the ticket window each time to get an all area ticket. The Once-A-Week Pass is $227 for ages 13-59 and $151 for ages 12 and under and 60+. You can add rentals for $110 and the 4 weeks of lessons for $40.
7.) Tubing Cards
They also offer passes for just snow tubing. The Gold Tubing card is their full season pass for tubing. Unlimited hours all season. The cost is $157 for ages 13-59 and $104 for ages 12 and under and 60+. They have a Bronze tubing card that is good Monday through Thursday for $87 for ages 13-59 and $58 for ages 12 and under and 60+.
8.) Debit Card
When purchasing passes you can get a discount on their debit card. This makes it much easier than carrying cash at the slopes. When you purchase your pass you can add a debit card to the order. When you purchase $35 on the debit card, you will get $40 on the card. If you purchase $50 on the card, you get $60 on the card. If you purchase $80 on the card, you get $100 on the card. Cards will be activated on opening day. Any remaining balances on the cards will be charged $10 maintenance fee on April 1 for inactivity in the previous 12 months. These debit cards can be used for lift tickets, food, merchandise, ski repairs and tubing.
You can add 4 lessons to any pass for just $40. These lessons are held for 4 weeks starting the week of January 9. Our club day is Thursday but you can choose another day, Monday through Thursday, Fridays cost more, when you purchase your pass. Lessons are offered at 1:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 7:00 pm, and 8:00 pm for all levels. First time skier/boarder lessons are also offered at 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm in addition to the other times. You are asked to stay with the same time and instructor that you start with. New this year is a special lesson group for children ages 4-12. These class sizes are small. Signup early before they fill up.
You can add rental equipment to any pass for $110 except the 4 visit club pass which is only $60. The rental add-on allows you to use either skis or snowboard and you can even switch between the two the same day. With this rental add-on you get boots, skis and poles or snowboard and new this year they are including helmets with the season pass rentals.
This year they are offering helmet rental that can be added to any pass for $20 for the whole season.
If you have any questions about the passes, please email Tom Berning at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tom at 513-256-1776. Remember the discount is good until November 16.
11.) Perfect North Ski Swap
Perfect North's annual ski swap is November 5-6, 2016 and is a great time to buy or sell equipment.