Buy your season pass for next winter's ski season on Snow.Com before April 13th, 2014 for just $49 down to lock in the best price and best pass benefits. There are quite a few different pass options available, but most of the passes pay for themselves after just 3 - 7 days of skiing or riding. Even if you are an out-of-towner it is still a good idea to consider purchasing a season pass as it will likely end up being cheaper than daily window lift tickets in the long run.
Epic Pass - $729
This pass is completely unrestricted with no blackout dates at some of the best Colorado Ski Resorts- Keystone, Arapahoe Basin, Breckenridge, Vail, and Beaver Creek. It also includes access to a host of other resorts across the country like Canyons in Utah, a few California Resorts including Heavenly, Northstar, and Kirkwood, as well as Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in the lower peninsula of Michigan. If you'd like to travel to another country to experience worldly powder, the Epic Pass now also includes 5 consecutive days at Niseko United in Japan and up to 5 consecutive days at Verbier in Switzerland and 3 Vallees in France when you stay in Vail Resort's exclusive lodging. This pass also includes 6 buddy tickets, 6 ski with a friend tickets, and unlimited summer time foot passenger lift access when purchased before 4/13/14.
Epic Local Pass - $549
The Epic Local Pass is a great deal for those who want to spend multiple days at various resorts. This pass features unrestricted skiing or riding at all of the Colorado, Minnesota, and Michigan Vail Resorts including Breckenridge, Keystone, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton and Arapahoe Basin. It also includes limited restriction days at Canyons, Heavenly, Northstar & Kirkwood and a total of 10 days at Vail and Beaver Creek with holiday blackout dates.
Summit Value Pass - $469
For those who will exclusively be skiing at the Summit Resorts, Keystone, Breckenridge and Arapahoe Basin, this is the pass for you. The only restrictions on this pass are a few Holiday blackout dates at Breckenridge! You also receive half price discount lift tickets should you want to visit Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood.
Keystone / A-Basin Pass - $289
We highly recommend this pass for anyone visiting Keystone this winter for a vacation. This pass will pay for itself after about 3 days of skiing, which makes it perfect for anyone visiting Keystone next winter! Daily lift tickets vary by dates and season, but they typically range from $80 - $110 at Keystone Resort so we highly urge guests to think about purchasing this pass instead of daily tickets! This pass does have a few Holiday Blackouts, 11/28/14-11/29/14, 12/26/14/-12/31/14, 1/17/15, 2/14/15-2/15/15, but discounted tickets are available to pass holders during these times. If you vacation at Keystone Resort mostly during the Holidays, you might want to instead consider the Summit Value Pass to avoid the blackout dates.
Now is the time to start thinking about your plans for next ski season! Remember, season passes are only available for a limited time, typically until mid-November, so it is important to start thinking about your options BEFORE you arrive in Keystone for your winter ski vacation! Pass prices tend to rise the longer you wait, so fight procrastination and buy early; your wallet will thank you in the end! The same goes for lodging! Reserve your lodging early to get the best property selections and lock-in a great deal at this season's rates!