BREAKING NEWS: 3 New Zealand Ski Resorts Added To The 2018/19 Ikon Pass

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Coronet Peak, NZ this winter. Image: Coronet Peak Facebook

Just when you thought the Ikon Pass couldn’t get any better, it did. Today, Alterra Mountain Company announced that Coronet Peak, Mt. Hutt, and The Remarkables have been added to the 2018/19 pass.

This move provides pass holders with access to nearly 82,000 acres at 38 premiere mountain destinations across the world.

If you haven’t yet, be sure to get your hands on an Ikon Pass here.

The 3 resorts. Image: Ikon Pass Facebook

Press Release:


Pass Holders Can Access the 2019 Winter Season at Three Southern Hemisphere Destinations

DENVER, CO, November 14, 2018 – Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes, announces Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, and Mt Hutt on New Zealand’s South Island as its newest partners, now offering access to nearly 82,000 acres at 38 premier mountain destinations across the planet. The Ikon Pass is available for purchase at and through select travel partners.

Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt join Southern Hemisphere Ikon Pass partners Thredbo in Australia and Valle Nevado in Chile, offering pass holders year-round skiing and riding across the planet. Ikon Pass holders will have a combined seven-days at Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt on the Ikon Pass with no blackout dates, and combined five-day access on the Ikon Base Pass, also with no blackout dates. Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, and Mt Hutt’s 2019 winter season will run from June to September.

Coronet Peak and The Remarkables are located in Queenstown, the epicenter of adventure in the Southern Hemisphere.  Take in iconic views over Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu from the top of The Remarkables. Mt Hutt, located 70 miles from Christchurch,has won New Zealand’s Best Ski Resort from 2015-2017 at The World Ski Awards.

“Queenstown is the Southern Hemisphere’s epicenter of adventure with all kinds of adrenaline-filled activities, including renowned skiing and riding at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables. The mountains’ terrain and vistas are only matched by Queenstown’s legendary nightlife. Award-winning Mt Hutt offers a big, friendly mountain with Kiwi hospitality. We look forward to Ikon Pass holders enjoying yet another incredible global destination,” said Erik Forsell, Chief Marketing Officer of Alterra Mountain Company.

Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt join a group of industry leaders that make up the Ikon Pass – Alterra Mountain Company, Aspen Skiing Company, Boyne Resorts, POWDR, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Alta Ski Area, Snowbird, SkiBig3, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Sugarbush Resort, Taos Ski Valley, Thredbo, Niseko United and Valle Nevado. Each demonstrates integrity, character and independence that is reflected in their mountains and guests.

“The Ikon Pass provides incredible opportunity for year-round skiing and riding at the most iconic destinations on the planet. We’re stoked to bring Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt into the Ikon Pass community. It’s a vote of confidence in New Zealand’s commitment to deliver premium facilities and service, and provides a great opportunity for global skiers and riders to check a Southern Hemisphere winter visit off their bucket list,” said Paul Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, NZSki.

From a weeklong vacation to unlimited days, the Ikon Pass was built with the guest in mind, to provide the best experience possible. With 38 destinations in 12 states, four Canadian provinces, on four continents, the Ikon Pass is the gateway to a like-minded community, enduring memories, and the most iconic destinations on the planet.

The Ikon Pass is on sale at

Ikon Pass Destinations

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 Resort, Sugarbush Resort

Washington: Crystal Mountain Resort, 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: 81,667*

*Does not include CMH stats

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