Winter 19/20 will begin when the Ikon Pass, the world’s new standard in season passes, goes on sale on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. After debuting in January 2018, the Ikon Pass enters its second season with 38 global winter destinations, a new payment plan, and renewal discounts.

Ikon Pass remains the unlimited adult season pass for Solitude Mountain Resort in 2019/20. Beginning Tuesday, March 5, 2019, Solitude-only passes for youth (ages 5-17) will go on sale via solitudemountain.com. Solitude youth passholders also enjoy one complimentary ski day each at Alta Ski Area, Deer Valley Resort, Snowbird, and Brighton Resort.

The Ikon Pass unlocks adventure with access to 38 iconic winter destinations across the Americas, Japan, Australia and New Zealand and is a collaboration of industry leaders – Alterra Mountain Company, Aspen Skiing Company, Boyne Resorts, POWDR, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Alta Ski Area, Snowbird, SkiBig3, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Sugarbush Resort, Thredbo, Niseko United, Valle Nevado, and NZ Ski. Each demonstrates integrity, character and independence that is reflected in their mountains and guests.

Solitude Mountain Resort
Solitude Mountain Resort

NEW FOR 19/20

Renewal Discount

As a thank you to the inaugural Ikon Pass community, renewal discounts will be offered to 18/19 Ikon Pass and Ikon Base Pass holders for winter 19/20, if purchased before Wednesday, April 24, with savings of up to $30.

Spring Access

New 19/20 Ikon Pass and Ikon Base Pass holders will have access to unlimited spring skiing at Big Bear Mountain Resort, Snowshoe, and Blue Mountain immediately upon purchase. And beginning April 8, 2019 pass holders will have unlimited spring skiing access at Winter Park Resort, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, Crystal Mountain, Solitude Mountain Resort, and Tremblant with access available as late as July 4th, 2019.

Payment Plan

A new payment plan is available for the Ikon Pass and Ikon Base Pass if purchased before Wednesday, April 24, with a $199 deposit plus four monthly payments, June – September 2019.

Child Pass Promotion

To provide additional value for families looking to ski and ride together, Ikon Pass holders can now purchase up to two discounted Child Ikon Passes or Child Ikon Base Passes for children ages 5-12 with the purchase of an Adult Ikon Pass or Ikon Base Pass. The Child Pass Promotion is available until Wednesday, April 24. This upcoming season’s offer doubles the number of Child passes available compared to last season, (in 2018/2019, only one Child Ikon Pass or Ikon Base Pass was available for the purchase of an Adult Ikon Pass or Ikon Base Pass).


“The Ikon Pass community is made up of skiers and riders worldwide who are passionate about their time spent on the mountain and want to get the most value out of their winter season. Spring is the best time to purchase an Ikon Pass to take advantage of the lowest pricing and the most benefits,” said Erik Forsell, Chief Marketing Officer, Alterra Mountain Company. “We are stoked to continue to offer more opportunities for Ikon Pass holders to seek the unique in each of our 38 destinations.”

THE PASSES: IKON PASS & IKON BASE PASS

To provide the best experience possible, two pass products are available for purchase, the Ikon Pass and the Ikon Base Pass, both offering access to all 38 destinations, with varying levels of access and benefits.

IKON PASS: Offering unlimited access to 14 destinations plus 7-days and 7-days combined at 23 destinations, with no blackout dates.

ACCESS:

Unlimited: Steamboat, Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain Resort, Eldora Mountain Resort, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, Big Bear Mountain Resort, June Mountain, Stratton, Snowshoe Mountain, Crystal Mountain, Solitude Mountain Resort, Tremblant, and Blue Mountain

7-Days: Deer Valley Resort, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Big Sky Resort, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Sugarbush Resort, Boyne Mountain, Boyne Highlands, The Summit at Snoqualmie, Cypress, Sunday River, Sugarloaf, Loon Mountain, Taos, Brighton, Thredbo, Valle Nevado

7-Days Combined:

●     Aspen Snowmass: Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk

●     Alta, Snowbird

●     SkiBig3: Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise, Mt. Norquay

●     Killington – Pico

●     Niseko United

●     Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Mt Hutt

BLACKOUT DATES: None

IKON PASS PRICING                       Renewal         19/20

Adult (23+ years)*                             $919                $949

Young Adult (13-22 years)*             $679                $699

Child Promotion (5-12)                     NA                   $199

Child Pass (5-12)                             NA                   $299

4 & Under                                          NA                   $49

*Military and College Student discounts available with validation at ikonpass.com

Child Pass Promotion: Up to two discounted Child Passes (5-12) can be purchased for $199 each with the purchase of an Adult Ikon Pass, until Wednesday, April 24.

Benefits

●     10 Friends & Family lift tickets offering 25% off of the window rate at any Ikon Pass destination (excluding CMH), with no blackout dates

●     Early winter booking privileges and 10% off summer reservations at CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures

●     Free one-year $50-value membership to Protect Our Winters that includes POW die cut stickers, 20% off POW store merchandise, a monthly POW newsletter, and a subscription to the biweekly email newsletter, “The Line”

●     Additional destination benefits and discounts are available at ikonpass.com

IKON BASE PASS: Offering unlimited/select access to 12 destinations plus 5-days and 5-days combined at 25 destinations, and holiday blackout periods.

ACCESS

Unlimited: Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain Resort, Eldora Mountain Resort, Big Bear Mountain Resort, Snowshoe Mountain, Crystal Mountain, Tremblant, Blue Mountain

Unlimited with Holiday Blackouts: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain, Solitude Mountain Resort

5-Days: (with blackout dates)

Steamboat, Deer Valley Resort, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Big Sky Resort, Stratton, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Sugarbush Resort, Boyne Mountain, Boyne Highlands, The Summit at Snoqualmie, Cypress, Sunday River, Sugarloaf, Loon Mountain, Taos, Brighton, Thredbo, Valle Nevado

5-Days Combined (with blackout dates)

·      Aspen Snowmass: Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk

·      Alta, Snowbird

·      SkiBig3: Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise, Mt. Norquay

·      Killington-Pico

·      Niseko United

·      Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Mt Hutt

BLACKOUT DATES: December 26-31, 2019, January 18-19, February 15-16, 2020; Thredbo – July 4-19, 2020; No blackouts at Valle Nevado, Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, and Mt Hutt

IKON BASE PASS PRICING                        Renewal         19/20

Adult (23+ years)*                                         $619                $649  
Young Adult (13-22 years)*                         $489                $499

Child Promotion (5-12)                                  NA                  $159

Child Pass (5-12)                                          NA                  $259

4 & Under                                                       NA                  $49

*Military and College Student discounts available with validation at ikonpass.com

Child Pass Promotion: Up to two discounted Child Passes (5-12) can be purchased for $159 each with the purchase of an Adult Ikon Base Pass, until Wednesday, April 24.

Benefits

●     8 Friends & Family lift tickets, good for 25% off the window rate at any Ikon Pass destination (excluding CMH), with select blackout dates

●     Early winter booking privileges and 10% off summer reservations at CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures

●     Free one-year membership to Protect Our Winters ($50-value) that includes POW die-cut stickers, 20% off POW store merchandise, a monthly POW newsletter, and a subscription to the biweekly email newsletter, “The Line”

●     Additional destination benefits and discounts are available at ikonpass.com

Ikon Pass Destinations by Location

California: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain, Big Bear Mountain Resort

Colorado: Aspen Snowmass, Steamboat, Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain Resort, Eldora Mountain Resort

Maine: Sugarloaf, Sunday River

Michigan: Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain

Montana: Big Sky Mountain Resort

New Hampshire: Loon Mountain

New Mexico: Taos Ski Valley

Utah: Deer Valley Resort, Solitude Mountain Resort, Alta Ski Area, Snowbird, Brighton Resort

Vermont: Stratton, Killington – Pico, Sugarbush Resort

Washington: Crystal Mountain, The Summit at Snoqualmie

West Virginia: Snowshoe

Wyoming: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Alberta, Canada: SkiBig3

British Columbia, Canada: Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Cypress Mountain, CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures

Ontario, Canada: Blue Mountain

Quebec, Canada: Tremblant

New South Wales, Australia: Thredbo

South Island, New Zealand: Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Mt Hutt

Hokkaido, Japan: Niseko United

Central Andes, Chile: Valle Nevado

IKON PASS BY THE NUMBERS                                    

Destinations: 38

Continents: 4                                                              

States: 12                                                                          

Canadian Provinces: 4                                                    

Total Acres: 78,716*                                                       

*Does not include CMH stats

For more information please visit www.ikonpass.com.

About Solitude Mountain Resort

Solitude Mountain Resort is a pure, authentic and untarnished Utah territory. Serene or extreme, there’s nothing between you and the perfect mountain day. Located in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, the resort offers eight chairlifts, 80 runs, three bowls and 500 annual inches of snow spread over 1,200 acres for skiing and snowboarding.

About Ikon Pass

The Ikon Pass is the new standard in season passes, connecting the most iconic mountains across North America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Chile, delivering authentic, memorable snow adventures. Brought to you by Alterra Mountain Company, the Ikon Pass unlocks access to a community of diverse destinations to ski and ride, including Aspen Snowmass, Steamboat, Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain and Eldora Mountain Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain,

June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming; Big Sky Mountain Resort in Montana; Stratton, Killington and Sugarbush Resort in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Boyne Highlands and Boyne Mountain in Michigan; Crystal Mountain and The Summit at Snoqualmie in Washington; Tremblant in Quebec and Blue Mountain in Ontario, Canada; SkiBig3 in Alberta, Canada; Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Cypress Mountain in British Columbia, Canada; Sunday River and Sugarloaf in Maine; Loon Mountain in New Hampshire; Deer Valley Resort, Solitude Mountain Resort, Brighton Resort, Alta Ski Area, and Snowbird in Utah; Thredbo in Australia; Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Mt Hutt in New Zealand; Niseko United in Japan, and Valle Nevado in Chile. Special offers are available at CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures, the world’s largest heli-skiing and heli-hiking operation. For more information on the Ikon Pass, visit www.ikonpass.com.

About Alterra Mountain Company

Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 14 iconic year-round destinations, including the world’s largest heli-ski operation, offering the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes. The company owns and operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real estate development, food and beverage and retail businesses. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with destinations across the continent, Alterra Mountain Company is rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company’s family of diverse playgrounds spans six U.S. states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Crystal Mountain in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia. Alterra Mountain Company honors each destination’s unique character and authenticity and celebrates the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone. For more information, please visit www.alterramtnco.com.

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