Get winter ready with these early-bird deals

Sep 27, 2019
Are you a winter lover? Well, I hope so because the Farmers' Almanac's extended forecast is calling for a freezing, frigid and frosty winter. While you’ve just started enjoying the fall colours, it’s also time to jump on the pre-season sales and early bird pricing being offered across the region. From snowmobile trail permits to downhill ski passes, we’ve compiled a list of hot deals you’ll want to jump on before the snow flies.

Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs


Planning to hit the snowmobile trails this winter? The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs offers early bird pricing beginning October 1. Buy before November and save on fees. Head to the permit section of their website to purchase.

Hardwood Ski and Bike


Calling all cross-country ski enthusiasts! Hardwood Ski and Bike is the place for you. This grassroots club has great trails and programming. Updated membership rates went on sale Sept 1 (as Hardwood works to rebuild the chalet they lost to a fire). Early bird pricing is available until October 31st and you can also purchase 6-pack, 12-pack and 24-pack full day tickets. Get all the information right here.

Highlands Nordic


Another great cross-country destination, Highlands Nordic in Duntroon is offering early-bird pricing until November 15th. Trail pass packages of 3 and 8 packs as well as packages with rentals are available all season long. Find out more here.

Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

With 27 kilometres of trails winding through the property, Scenic Caves Nordic Centre offers great cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Their winter trail pass, which covers both, is on sale at early-bird prices until December 1st. Buy online here.

#LiveItOutside at Blue Mountain Resort


Epic skiing and snowboarding await at Blue Mountain Resort. With a full slate of winter pass options, you can purchase your 5x7 pass at an early-bird price until October 16th. For a complete list of season’s pass options, visit this link.

Horseshoe Resort: Get ready to #dotheshoe


This popular resort just outside Barrie offers great skiing and snowboarding. Early-bird passes are on sale until October 20th. Get all the info here.

Mount St. Louis Moonstone: #gowherethesnowis


Another great downhill destination, Mount St. Louis Moonstone, offers great runs and epic freestyle terrain. With three pass levels on sale until October 20th, you can save on The Bronze Night Pass, The Silver 5x5 pass, and the Gold Adult, Tyke, Youth and Senior Memberships.

Ski Snow Valley


Just outside the city of Barrie, Snow Valley is a family-focused downhill ski and snowboard resort. Their early bird season pass sale continues until November 3rd. Purchase your pass online here.

For More Fun in BruceGreySimcoe This Winter

For more cold weather activities both on and off the slopes this season, check out Winter in BruceGreySimcoe