The average weekend non-holiday adult ticket price is now $54.
Monday, December 26, 2016, NewEnglandSkiIndustry.com
Following the rough 2015-16 winter, Maine adult weekend ticket prices at chairlift served areas are up 9 percent.
Sunday River has posted the top ticket price and increase, raising its full day adult weekend ticket from $89 to $99, despite not having lift service to Spruce Peak this winter.
Both Black Mountain and Big Squaw raised their rates, leaving Hermon Mountain as the cheapest chairlift served ski area in the state at $27. Since ending its tenure under the Maine Winter Sports Center portfolio in 2013, Black Mountain's ticket prices have increased each season, from $15 to $37.
The 2016-17 statewide mean is $54.20 per adult non-holiday weekend full day lift ticket, a 9% increase over 2015-16. The median price is $44.00, also a 5% increase. The 2015-16 mean was $49.80 (4% increase over 2014-15) and median $42.00 (6% increase over 2014-15).