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Liftopia

September 06, 2016 10:37 ET

Kick Off the 2016-17 Ski Season With Fresh Gear and Lift Tickets From Liftopia

Grand Prize in the Gear Locker Giveaway Includes $4,500 in Lift Tickets, Gear and Charitable Donations to U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association and Protect Our Winters

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 6, 2016) - As summer comes to an end, skiers and snowboarders across North America are getting pumped for the upcoming 2016-2017 ski season. To fuel the excitement, Liftopia -- the largest online and mobile marketplace for lift tickets and other mountain activities -- is partnering with the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Olympic Team, Protect Our Winters, Evo, Jones Snowboards, Wagner Skis, and Discrete Headwear on an epic giveaway: $4,000 in lift tickets and gear, plus charitable donations totaling $500 to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Protect Our Winters (POW).

"We're excited to be partnering with and supporting USSA and POW, two major organizations whose mission statements focus on growing snow sports and making them more sustainable, accessible and successful," said Evan Reece, Co-Founder and CEO of Liftopia. "Skiers and snowboarders who participate in the Gear Locker Giveaway will not only get the chance to score awesome prizes from some of our favorite apparel and gear brands, but will also be part of our efforts in giving back to the ski industry that we all love."

Now through October 2, 2016, visit http://gearlocker.liftopia.com to enter the Gear Locker Giveaway. Participants who enter can increase their chances of winning by sharing with friends.

Charitable donations to USAA will be used to support year-round athlete training, development, competition and education needs, and to POW will be used towards on-going opportunities to fight climate change.

For more than a decade, Liftopia has built the largest audience of skiers and snowboarders on the web with the Liftopia.com ski lift ticket marketplace. More than 250 ski areas in North America are working with Liftopia this upcoming season, including Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Grand Targhee Resort, Solitude Mountain Resort, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, Copper Mountain, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Mont Tremblant, Sun Peaks Resort, Fernie Alpine Resort, Whiteface - Lake Placid, Valle Nevado, Engadin St. Moritz, Crans-Montana, Gstaad, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, Sunlight Mountain Ski Resort, Saas-Fee, Nakiska Ski Resort, Lake Louise Ski Resort, Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort, Mountain Creek, Stratton Mountain, Homewood Mountain Resort, Gunstock Mountain Resort, Boreal Mountain Resort, Mt. Norquay, Ragged Mountain Resort, Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort, Mont Blanc Ski Resort, Soda Springs Resort, Lee Canyon, Shanty Creek Resorts, Titus Mountain Family Ski Center, Mission Ridge Winter Park, Mt. Timothy Ski Area, Rabbit Hill Snow Resort, Hunt Hollow Ski Club, Kiroro Resort, Four Lakes Alpine Snowsports, Castle Mountain Resort, Eagle Point, Sundance Mountain Resort, Liberty Mountain Snowflex, Engelberg-Titlis, Holiday Mountain (Manitoba), Belleayre Mountain Ski Area, Ski Snow Valley, Oak Mountain Ski Center, Blue Knob All Seasons Resort, Jungfrau Lift Company, Caberfae Peaks Ski & Golf Resort, Ski Portillo, Smugglers' Notch Resort, Hyland Hills, Brundage Mountain Resort, Spirit Mountain, Lutsen Mountains, Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park, Elk Ridge Ski and Outdoor Recreation, Wild Mountain Ski & Snowboard Area, Arctic Valley Ski Area, Ski Anthony Lakes, Ski Apache, and Snowy Range Ski Area.

For more details on Liftopia's lift tickets and packages, visit www.liftopia.com.

About Liftopia
Liftopia operates the largest online and mobile marketplace and resort technology platform serving the ski and mountain activity industry. Skiers and riders can purchase lift tickets, equipment rentals, meal vouchers and more from more than 250 ski areas in North America on Liftopia.com and via the Liftopia mobile app, with savings of up to 85% off walk-up window rates when purchased in advance. Founded in 2005, Liftopia is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading institutional and angel investors. Visit the Liftopia blog or follow the company on Facebook and Twitter.