Ski Town Deals for Retirees: Ski Gear

Skiing is an expensive sport. But there are also many discounts to be found, especially for retirees

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The price of skis, boots, and insulated jackets can quickly bust any budget. Seniors over age 65 get a 10 percent discount at the national chain Modell's Sporting Goods when they ask and show ID. It could pay off to inquire about a discount at the local ski shop, too.

Here are five more key areas where you should always try to get a discount.

Lift tickets 

Season passes 

Package deals

Other winter sports

Restaurants and entertainment