Park City Mountain Resort. (file photo: Vail Resorts)

Vail Resorts Launches the 2017-2018 Epic Pass

Broomfield, CO – Skiers and snowboarders who are already dreaming of the 2017-2018 winter season can now purchase the Vail Resorts Epic Pass, which covers resorts across the U.S. and in Canada, Australia and Europe. Purchasing the 2017-2018 Epic Pass this spring ensures that skiers and snowboarders will lock in the lowest price, combined with the most benefits, such as six discounted lift tickets (“Buddy Tickets”) for family and friends.

Available at $859 for adults, the 2017-2018 Epic Pass offers access to 45 of the world’s best mountain resorts, including Whistler Blackcomb in Canada, the largest resort in North America. Epic Pass holders will have unlimited access to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe; Whistler Blackcomb in Canada; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota; Mt. Brighton in Michigan and Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin. Epic Pass holders will again enjoy limited access to 30 European ski resorts including Verbier and Les 4 Vallées in Switzerland, Les 3 Vallées in France; Arlberg in Austria; and Skirama Dolomiti Adamello Brenta in Italy.

Additionally, Vail Resorts plans to integrate Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont into its Epic Pass and other season pass products for the 2017-2018 winter season, subject to the acquisition closing.

“We’re excited to continue to provide our guests with exceptional experiences and build upon the unprecedented value of the Epic Pass with the addition of Whistler Blackcomb and Stowe Mountain Resort for the 2017-2018 winter season,” said Kirsten Lynch, chief marketing officer of Vail Resorts. “With the addition of these resorts, the Epic Pass now provides our guests with true worldwide access that includes 45 iconic resorts, including coast-to-coast skiing in North America.”

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Park City Mountain Resort. (file photo: Vail Resorts)
Park City Mountain Resort. (file photo: Vail Resorts)

For guests aspiring to experience Vail Resorts’ destinations like a local, and willing to plan around a few restrictions, the Epic Local Pass is available for $639. Skiers and snowboarders get unlimited and unrestricted skiing or riding at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin with limited restrictions at Park City, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood, plus a total of 10 days at Vail, Beaver Creek, and Whistler Blackcomb with holiday restrictions.

2017-2018 Ski and Snowboard Season Pass Options

  • Epic Pass: Ski unlimited and unrestricted from opening day to closing day for only $859. The Epic Pass pays for itself in just over four days of skiing or snowboarding. Get full access to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe; Afton Alps in Minnesota; Mt. Brighton in Michigan; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Whistler Blackcomb in Canada; and Perisher in Australia for the 2017-2018 season. The Epic Pass grants limited access to Arlberg in Austria; Les 3 Vallées, Paradiski and Tignes-Val D’Isere in France; Skirama Dolomiti in Italy and 4 Vallées in Switzerland. Additionally, Vail Resorts plans to integrate Stowe Mountain Resort into its season pass products for the 2017-2018 winter season, subject to the acquisition closing. No restricted dates. A child pass (ages five to 12) is $449.
  • Epic Local Pass:For $639, receive unlimited and unrestricted skiing or riding at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin with limited restrictions at Park City, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood, plus a total of 10 days at Vail, Beaver Creek, and Whistler Blackcomb with holiday restrictions. Additionally, Vail Resorts plans to integrate Stowe Mountain Resort into its season pass products for the 2017-2018 winter season, subject to the acquisition closing. The Epic Local Pass pays for itself in just over three days. A child pass (ages five to 12) is $339.
  • Epic 4-Day: A convenient option for a short ski trip. The pass pays for itself in just over two days and includes a total of four unrestricted days valid at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Whistler Blackcomb, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Arapahoe Basin at Stowe (subject to acquisition closing), plus four free days at Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton or Wilmot Mountain. The Epic 4-Day Pass is $419 for adults and $229 for children (ages five to 12).
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Perks for Buying the 2017-2018 Epic Pass before April 9

  • Six Buddy Tickets are automatically loaded onto your pass – the best discounted rate pass holders can give to friends or family to use.
  • Six Ski With a Friend (SWAF) tickets – a discounted rate for friends to use

Season Pass Insurance:

All of the Vail Resorts’ season pass products are non-refundable and non-transferable; however, pass insurance covers pass holders in the event of unexpected circumstances including sickness, injury and job loss. Find out more at EpicPass.com, where skiers can purchase season passes and start planning their next winter vacations.

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