by Rich Silver Ski across the US and the world on the best ski pass in the business. The Epic Pass by Vail Resorts allows unrestricted access to an incredible array of resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte in Colorado, Park City Mountain in Utah, Heavenly, Kirkwood and Northstar in Lake Tahoe, Stevens Pass in California, several Midwest resorts, Canada’s Whistler Blackcomb and Perisher in Australia. Vail Resorts has just announced the purchase of Northeast favorites Mt. Snow, Hunter Mountain, adding to their New England portfolio of Stowe, Okemo and Mt. Sunapee. The Epic Pass also offers limited 5 or 7 day access to partner resorts out west including Telluride, Sun Valley, Snowbasin and resorts of the Canadian Rockies. International Resorts include the Dolomites in Italy, 3 Vallées in France, 4 Vallées in Switzerland, and resorts in Japan. Purchase options include:
Full Epic Pass for $939
Epic local, with holiday restrictions for $699
Reduced price children’s pass (ages 5-12)
Epic Day Pass-offers single day advance purchase discounts
Epic Military Pass for members of our armed forces
Pass Holders also benefit from from Vail Resorts’ proprietary technology.
EpicMix allows you to check ski conditions, view trail maps, record vertical feet and locations you’ve skied all season. Using your smartphone, friends and family can keep track of one another on the mountain. EpicPhoto allows you to have pictures taken by professional photographers at designated spots around the mountain and share them for free on social media. EpicGuide helps you navigate the mountain according to your ability, and EpicTime checks and compares lift line wait times so you can maximize your ski time. Additional benefits include ‘ski with a friend’ or 'buddy' tickets as well as discounts on lodging, food, ski rentals and transportation. All passes allow you to skip the ticket office and go directly to the lift. Find the one that’s right for you at epicpass.com