By Eric Elliott

Pioneer Staff

Skiers and snowboarders looking to catch a great deal on a thrilling ride will have the perfect chance this weekend at Panorama Mountain Resort as part of National Ski Day on Saturday, January 14th.

This will be the third annual CIBC National Ski Day with 17 resorts including Panorama participating across the country.

Panorama has participated for all three years and the day has been wildly successful each year said Laura Matthew, media relations at Panorama Mountain Resort.

Panorama has a proud ski racing history and as a certified Alpine Canada National Training Centre, we are strong supporters of our national athletes every chance we get, she said. This is a wonderful opportunity for everyone to enjoy a great day on the slopes with National Ski Day ticket sales going towards the Canadian Ski Teams.

Those interested in getting together with friends or simply going out to enjoy the slopes themselves can purchase their tickets beforehand for 50 per cent off the original price at $46 for an adult day ticket. Through hitting the slopes, your money will go towards supporting Canadian ski teams all the while enjoying yourself and saving your wallet.

Tickets are available for purchase directly through the Alpine Canada website at by Friday, January 13th (today) at 11:30 p.m. to receive the discounted price.