New Passes Excite Utah Skiers
Utah's Ski resorts picked up big snow early this week and more is coming tomorrow and Sunday. Fresh powder always gets ski enthusiasts pumped up. But several new passes are also causing excitement this year. They provide discounts and the opportunity to ski multiple resorts. SkiUtah.com has details here. Below are excerpts.
Day of Arrival Ticket Deal: Alta and Snowbirdare offering 50% off day tickets within 24 hours of arrival. The guest must register online before arrival.
Big Cottonwood Pass: Brighton Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort have teamed up to introduce the Big Cottonwood Pass with access to over 3,700 acres of terrain, 130 plus trails and 15 lifts. The scenic SolBright trail connects the two resorts.
Best Pass Benefit in the Wasatch: Alta, Deer Valley, Park City Mountain Resort and Snowbirdhave teamed up to offer season pass holders an exciting new benefit. Qualifying season pass holders at the 4 participating resorts can enjoy 3 days each of free lift access at each of the other three mountains.
Epic Pass: Canyons Resort is Epic! Now under Vail Resorts management, Canyons Resort Epic Pass is only $709, with unlimited skiing and riding at Canyons, Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin, Eldora, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood.
Mountain Collective: For $379 those who join the Mountain Collective receive two free days and an unlimited 50% off lift tickets, plus exclusive lodging deals at each of six destinations: AltaSnowbird, Aspen/Snowmass, Jackson Hole, Mammoth Mountain, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows and Whistler Blackcomb.
Powder Alliance: Snowbasin along with twelve mountains in the west have joined forces to create the Powder Alliance, offering three FREE days of skiing to pass holders from other participating Powder Alliance areas. These 12 mountains include Snowbasin Resort, Crested Butte, Sierra-at-Tahoe, Stevens Pass, Timberline, Schweitzer, China Peak, Mountain High, Arizona Snowbowl, Mt Hood Skibowl, Angel Fire Resort, and Bridger Bowl.
The SkiUtah.com report also includes details about improvements at the resorts. It is worth reading in its entirety.