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Ready For Some ‘Bro’ Time?

by Tom Horrocks | December 20, 2017

The holidays will soon come and go. You love your family, but after all is said and done, you’ll need some “Bro” time. Some carving time! Some POW time! Some après time!
How about grabbing a few friends and taking that four-day New Year’s week and making it a three-day week? After all, Friday, Jan. 5 sounds like a great day for some PTO, maybe a sick day, but certainly a day to put off those TPS reports, Mmmmmkay? Thaaaaaanks.
So with ample time for you and your bros and broettes to tell the boss that Friday, Jan. 5 is “Your Personal Day,” we’ve lined up some deals that leave money in your pocket, a grin on your face, and a “damn, I gotta do that more,” on your mind!
Mammoth
Mammoth Mountain, California
Tons of snow, and more than 2,500 acres of open terrain! Yeah, you’re going to need more than one sick day here! Top off the day with Bites & Brews at the Mammoth Brewing Company.
Friday, Jan. 5 lift ticket: Save $66 with a $93 one-day ticket.
Sierra-at-Tahoe
Sierra-at-Tahoe, California
This gem of a resort with quick access from Sacramento or the City By The Bay, offers 2,000 acres of terrain and Fish Taco Fridays, with live music, discounted drinks and raffle prizes, including a snowboard giveaway every week.
Friday, Jan. 5 lift ticket: Save $20 with a $79 one-day ticket.
Monarch Mountain
Monarch Mountain, Colorado
Looking for an authentic Colorado ski experience – without driving I-70? Explore 800 acres of lift-served terrain, plus an additional 1,600 of guided backcountry terrain just a couple hours from Denver. After the ski day, head down to the Elevation Beer Company in Poncho Springs for the Big Beers, Belgians, and Barley Wines Festival.
Friday, Jan. 5 lift ticket: Save $29 with a $60 one-day ticket.
Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo Mountain Resort, Vermont
More than 600 acres of the most-buttery corduroy you’ll ever slice an edge into! Friday’s at Okemo are made for big turns and warm buns on the Sunburst Six heated six-pack bubble chair. It’s taco time in downtown Ludlow too at Mojo Café, featuring modern Tex-Mex and Vermont craft beer on tap.
Friday, Jan. 5 lift ticket: Save $32 with a $68 one-day ticket.
Cranmore
Cranmore, New Hampshire
Located above the quaint New England village of North Conway, just a couple hours north of Boston, Cranmore features 56 trails, served by nine lifts and featuring a 1,200-foot vertical drop. Speaking of drop, drop into Mountain Moat Smoke House & Brewing Company for some of the best beef and beer in New England after a $10 day on the slopes.
Friday, Jan. 5 lift ticket: Save $65 with a $10 one-day ticket.

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