As travel returns, skiers and riders find the best deal with Epic Pass; Prices reduced 20 percent, increase coming Labor Day
"We are excited to offer our guests one of the best deals for winter getaways," said
"In addition to making passes more accessible, we are committed to continuously improving the on-mountain experience," Lynch continued. "Our resort teams are implementing a variety of projects and improvements – from new high-speed chairlifts to exciting terrain expansions – so that skiers and riders of all skill levels have a great time when they hit the slopes. We cannot wait to welcome our guests back to the mountains they love."
The 20 percent price reduction applies to the entire portfolio of the
Epic Pass( $783vs. $979last season) provides unlimited, unrestricted access to 34 North American resorts – including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Park Cityand Whistler Blackcomb– as well as access to many partner resorts including Telluride, Snowbasin and Sun Valley. Epic Local Pass( $583vs. $729last season) provides unlimited, unrestricted access to 26 resorts – including Breckenridgeand Keystone– from the east to the west coast, as well as holiday-restricted access to resorts like Park City, Heavenly and Stowe, and 10 days total to use at Vail, Beaver Creekand Whistler Blackcomb. Northeast Value Pass( $479vs. $599last season) provides access to 18 resorts across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, including Stowe, Hunter, Mount Snow, Okemo, Wildcat and more. Epic Day Passis the best option for anyone who plans to hit the slopes only one to seven days this season. With Epic Day Pass, guests can visit premier resorts like Vail, Beaver Creekand Whistler Blackcombfor as low as $87for one day with discounts increasing as more days are purchased, and – a new option this year – resorts like Keystone, Heavenly and Stowefor as low as $67for one day. With Epic Day Pass, guests can choose the number of days they want to ski or ride, whether or not to have holiday access, and the level of resort access they desire for the upcoming season at an incredible value.
In addition to reducing the cost of accessing the mountains,
Investing in the ski experience
Beaver Creekbroke ground on McCoy Park's250-acre expansion, which will offer 17 new trails of naturally gladed, groomable terrain with two new chairlifts. Along with Haymeadow Parkand Red Buffalo Park, McCoy Parksolidifies Beaver Creek Kids Ski and Ride Schoolas the industry leader. Breckenridgeannounced the name of a new high-speed quad chairlift currently under construction and set to debut this winter – Freedom SuperChair will complement the existing Independence SuperChair to provide guests the opportunity to experience the wide-open and rolling terrain of Peak 7 in a whole new way. Keystone'sexisting Peru Express lift at the Mountain House base area is being upgraded to a new high-speed, six-passenger chairlift that will debut for the 2021-22 winter season. This exciting new project will greatly enhance the on-mountain guest experience, improving skier and rider circulation and providing quicker and more efficient access to Keystone'smountain playground.
- Construction is underway to replace
Crested Butte'sPeachtree lift with a new three-person fixed-grip lift, and in the meantime, skiers and riders have the opportunity to take home a piece of history. From Aug. 6-7, Vail Resorts'EpicPromise is hosting an auction of Peachtree lift chairs with all proceeds going to Crested Butte'slocal Valley Housing Fund.
- Okemo is implementing several transformational upgrades designed to make getting on and around the mountain faster and easier. Its Quantum lift is being upgraded from a four-to six-person, high-speed chairlift – now named Quantum Six. The existing four-person, high-speed Quantum lift is being renamed Evergreen Summit Express, and it will replace the
Green Ridgethree-person chairlift.
In addition to transformational investments that will greatly improve uplift capacity,
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