Ski Town Deals for Retirees: Ski Gear

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


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