Although it’s still only July, its not too early to start thinking about the upcoming ski and snowboard season! Just the mention of this will cause a rush of excitement to fill the die hard winter sports addict. Most of us mountain folk have a one track mind, so needless to say, winter is a daily topic among us. We start planning for the ski season early, as you should too, which, is why we’re going to show you these 10 great deals for you 2014-15 ski vacation!
This is the granddaddy of them all. The epic pass not only gives you access to all of the Vail resorts in Colorado, but all across the globe, as well. You can spend the entire winter traveling to each of the different resorts and be guaranteed boredom free vacay. Check out Colorado, Utah, California, Minnesota, and more! You can purchase the Epic Pass today for $729*.
Epic Local Pass
Not planning on traveling too much over the winter? Shred all of the Summit County resorts- Breckenridge, Arapahoe Basin, Keystone, etc.- and get 10 restricted days at Beaver Creek and Vail. Breckenridge, Keystone, and Arapahoe Basin will be your territory to conquer. Pick one up today for $549*.
Mountain Collective Pass
Valid for 12 days at some of the world’s best ski resorts, this pass is a sure winner! 2 days at Alta or Snowbird, 2 days at Aspen Snowmass, 2 days at Jackson Hole, 2 days at Mammoth, 2 days at Whistler Blackcomb, and 2 days at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. There are great lodging deals with this pass, as well. If you’re a weekend warrior, this is the pass for you. Hop on this website and sign up for an alert to be notified when the pass goes back on sale.
This pass is for Copper Mountain, Winter Park, and now Eldora! Along with this unlimited access, you also get restricted access to a few other resorts. 6 days at Steamboat, 3 days at Crested Butte, and 7 days at Mt. Ruapehu. This pass runs for $529*.
The Intrawest Passport
6 days at 6 mountains, so you have 36 days to mix and match the mountains you ride! The mountains included are Steamboat, Winter Park, Blue Mountain, Tremblant, Stratton, and Snowshoe. First pass is $589*, and it gets cheaper for every person you add on; the more people the more savings. Whether this be for a traditional family or a group of friends, it is a perfect pass for those of us suffering from winter sport A.D.D.
Okemo/Crested Butte Pass
If you pick up the Ultra version of this pass then you will have unlimited access to both Okemo and Crested Butte. Maybe both resorts aren’t in your budget, and if they are then snag a restricted version of this pass. It doesn’t hurt that they throw in a few days up at Killington if you find yourself wandering Vermont. The Ultra pass is around $1600* so prepare to unload some coin.
With 13 resorts involved, there are tons of options on how to use your membership to the alliance. Check out their site for all of the different combos. From Arizona to Colorado to Canada, Powder Alliance has the West Coast on lock. There are quite a few restrictions, so think carefully about your plan!
Keystone Kids Ski Free
Kids 12 and under will ski for free at Keystone when you book two or more nights of lodging. This promotion applies to any Keystone owned and operated property. Over 47,000 lift tickets have been given to kids, so this promotion is running in full force!
Steamboat Season Pass
Some of the best riding in Colorado is in Steamboat Springs. Their pass is a bit pricey as well, but it is well worth it if you live in the area. Buy it before September and you’ll get it for under $1200*, but if you wait, you can expect to drop over $1500*.
Find the most recent ski deals on Liftopia. This is essentially the “Priceline” of lift tickets. The hottest deals to get on the mountain will be located here. If you are already a season pass holder somewhere and don’t feel like dropping a boatload of cash to go ride a new place, then Liftopia is the spot for you.
Wherever you choose to spend your winter days of skiing and snowboarding, Peak 1 Express will get you there! Check out the ski areas that we service here and save yourself time, headache and money by riding with Colorado’s new, safe, affordable and comfortable airport shuttle service.
*All pass prices are subject to change at any moment. Check with the pass provider for accurate pricing information and availability.