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A truly Epic Pass goes on sale

13th March 2017, by Abi Butcher

Whistler Blackcomb is one of 45 top ski resorts included on the Epic Pass

Whistler Blackcomb is one of 45 top ski resorts included on the Epic Pass

Next season’s Epic Pass has gone on sale, offering unlimited, unrestricted access to an incredible 45 top ski resorts around the world.

The 2017-18 Epic Pass, issued by Vail Resorts, is currently available for $859 for adults (around £700 in today’s exchange rate, 13 March 2017) and $449 (around £370) for children aged five to 12. The price will rise after 9 April.

It offers unlimited access to Whistler-Blackcomb in Canada, Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota; Mt. Brighton in Michigan and Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin. Stowe Mountain will be integrated into the Epic Pass once its takeover by Vail Resorts is complete.

In addition to these North American resorts, Epic Pass holders will receive limited access to 30 European ski resorts including five days in Les 4 Vallées, Switzerland and three days in Arlberg in Austria, when skiers stay in specific partner accommodation in these two areas. Three days in Skirama Dolomiti Adamello Brenta in Italy and two days each in Les 3 Vallées, Paradiski and Tignes-Val d’Isère in France — though for these resorts skiers must apply for their tickets in advance. Full details on the conditions that apply to the European ski resorts
can be found here.

If skiers buy the Epic Pass before 9 April, they will receive six “Buddy Tickets” which offer discounted rate pass holders can give to friends or family to use in some resorts in North America, along with six Ski With a Friend (SWAF) tickets – a discounted rate for friends.
 
“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.”
 
For more information and to purchase the Epic Pass, visit epic.pass.com
 



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