Solitude Mountain Resort (file photo: FTO/Marc Guido)

The M.A.X. Pass Adds 10 Resorts for the 2016-17 Season

Denver, CO – Purchasers of the M.A.X. Pass now have even more resort options to explore. The pass originally created by Intrawest, Powdr and Boyne Resorts has 10 new partner resorts joining for the 2016-17 ski and snowboard season. New this fall, the M.A.X. Pass announced Crested Butte and Eldora Mountain Resorts in Colorado, Mountain High Resort in California, Okemo Resort in Vermont, Mount Sunapee Resort in New Hampshire and Mountain Creek Resort in New Jersey will come on-board. Now, the total the offering of the M.A.X. Pass includes 32 resorts across North America.

Earlier this spring, the M.A.X. Pass also added partner resorts Alyeska Resort in Alaska, Solitude Resort in Utah, Wachusett Mountain in Massachusetts and Buck Hill in Minnesota for the 2016-2017 season.

“The M.A.X. pass has added a total of 10 resorts for the upcoming 2016-2017 ski and snowboard season and has its most impressive and diverse pass lineup to date,” said Tom Marano, CEO of Intrawest. “With access to 32 resorts across North America, The M.A.X. Pass gives skiers and snowboarders unprecedented value and flexibility to go where they want, when they want, throughout the winter season.”

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The “Multi-Alpine Experience” or M.A.X. pass offers skiers and snowboarders five days at each of the 32 participating resorts with a total of 160 days on the slopes and no blackout dates. From day trips and ski weekends close to home to ski vacations at destination resorts across North America, the M.A.X. Pass allows winter sports enthusiasts the flexibility to travel to mountains they’ve never gone before. It’s all available at $649 for adults available through October 11.

Participating resorts by North American region include:

Blue Mountain, Ontario
Killington, Vermont
Loon Mountain, New Hampshire
Mont Tremblant, Quebec
Mount Sunapee, New Hampshire
Mountain Creek, New Jersey
Okemo, Vermont
Pico Mountain, Vermont
Snowshoe, West Virginia
Stratton, Vermont
Sugarloaf, Maine
Sunday River, Maine
Wachusett, Massachusetts

Solitude Mountain Resort (file photo: FTO/Marc Guido)
Solitude Mountain Resort (file photo: FTO/Marc Guido)

Big Sky, Montana
Brighton, Utah
Copper Mountain, Colorado
Crested Butte, Colorado
Eldora, Colorado
Solitude, Utah
Steamboat, Colorado
Winter Park, Colorado

Boyne Highlands, Michigan
Boyne Mountain, Michigan
Buck Hill, Minnesota

Alyeska, Alaska
Boreal Mountain, California
Cypress Mountain, British Columbia
Crystal Mountain, Washington
Lee Canyon, Nevada
Mountain High, California
Mt. Bachelor, Oregon
The Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington

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The M.A.X. Pass is valid for the entire 2016-17 ski season at all 32 mountains with no blackout dates, meaning all holidays are includedDays do not need to be used consecutively and days are not transferrable from one mountain to another.

The M.A.X. Pass is on sale now at and is available at $649 for adults, $449 for teens (ages 13-17), $349 for youth (ages 6-12) and $39 for children (5 and under). Current prices are available through October 11, 2016, after which the price will increase $50.

Skiers that have purchased a qualifying season pass at a participating resort are eligible to purchase the M.A.X. Pass Add-on for $299 for adults, $249 for teens (ages 13–17), $199 for youth (ages 6-12), and $39 for children (5 and under). The M.A.X. Pass Add-on provides five days of skiing/riding at each participating resort, except those accessible with the qualifying season pass.

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