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Summer 2018

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Ski Passes 2017–2018
Pricing available until April 2017. Check links for specific dates.

Consolidation, the byword for the winter resort industry these days, means there are plenty of multi-resort passes to fit to your riding habits when the snow flies. These passes generally come with lots of extra benefits including lower guaranteed pricing, lodging discounts, food discounts, buddy passes, first tracks, no blackouts and more. Some benefits and prices listed below are only available if purchased early.

Here’s a listing of some of the most popular passes covering the western US. Click here for PDF listing of Ski Passes for the Western US.

M.A.X Pass
Stands for “max alpine experience” with five days at any of 44 North American resorts. Costs $629 for adults, or $329 if you already have a season pass at one of the resorts. Pay off before May 1 with $49 down payment. Ideal for wandering powder hounds or retirees with time on their hands.

Photo— Big Sky Resort, Montana


Mountain Collective
Get two days each at 16 resorts – from Revelstoke to Sugarbush – for $399 while supply lasts ($1 under 13). Half price for additional days plus a third day free. Whistler and Stove now available with the Epic Pass.

Photo— Revelstoke, BC, Canada


Epic Pass
From flagship Vail Mountain, skiers and riders pay $859 for unlimited time at 13 Vail-owned resorts (plus once-owned Arapahoe Basin) around the world. A half-dozen passes are available to go more local in Colorado and Tahoe or limit the time. Buy Before April 9 and get 6 Buddy Tickets.

Photo— Heavenly Valley, South Lake Tahoe


Cali4nia Pass
SoCal buddies Mammoth and June, Snow Summit and Bear Mountain charge $849 until April 3 for unlimited skiing and riding for adults. Show the pass at Mountain Collective resorts and get half off.

Photo— Mammoth Mountain, CA


Rocky Mountain Super Pass
Unlimited at Winter Park, Copper and Eldora for early $529 price, with multiple days at Crested Butte, Steamboat and Alyeska. Tons of discounts accompany the pass.

Photo— Winter Park, Colorado


Ski Utah Passes
Pay $4,000 and ski or ride 50 days total at any of Utah’s 14 resorts. For less, get 30 days or a single day on each mountain.

Photo— Brian Head Resort, Utah


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